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The Nest

The Nest

by Cynthia D Sweeney

A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Every family has its problems. But ... Read More

The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls

The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls

by Valorie Lee Schaefer, Josee Masse (Illustrator), Cara Natterson (Consultant editor)

For use in schools and libraries only. An updated edition of a best-selling reference for younger adolescents shares practical, expert advice on topics ranging from hair care and healthy eating to ... Read More

Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids

Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids

by Rob Elliott

Young readers will have a blast sharing this collection of hundreds of one-liners, knock-knock jokes, tongue twisters, and more with their friends and family. Original.

The Goonies

The Goonies (1985)

directed by Richard Donner
featuring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green

Leonard Maltin wasn't alone when he noticed similarities between Goonies and the 1934 Our Gang comedy Mama's Little Pirate. Adapted by Chris Columbus from a story by Steven Spielberg, the film ... Read More

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

directed by Robert Mulligan
featuring Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Philip Alford, John Megna, Ruth White

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel was translated to film in 1962 by Horton Foote and the producer/director team of Robert Mulligan and Alan J. Pakula. Set a small Alabama ... Read More

'Earth Day, Every Day: It starts with you!'

Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration, not just for the human spirit but for nature as well. A time to begin anew? As you take a look around, ask yourself what you can do to make your environment and the planet a better and healthier place to live.[…] Read More

'Precious Stones: The Art of the Short Story'

Think of bood red rubies, depthless emeralds, knife- sharp obsidian: these set into carefully worked settings, a filigree of delicate silver, a cup of gold, a band of carved wood. Much like the aching and precise work that goes into making a unique bed for a polished stone, the short[…] Read More

'Gardening Books for Fun and Profit'

Gardening seems to have been around since 10,000 BC.  That?s when historians believe people first started to enclose outdoor spaces to keep out animals and marauders.  Today we may only have to enclose our gardens from pets and the mail man but we are still gardening.  I remember when I[…] Read More