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Library on Channel 44 and Channel 45

Week: 12-13 through 12-19

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday   8:30 and 5:30   Holiday Gift Books Ideas from our Valley Librarians

Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday  11:30 and 7:30   Holiday Gift Books Ideas from our Valley Librarians

Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday  8:30 and 4:30  Rapid Reviews of Books at the VT Library Conference (our own Betty Howlett is one of the reviewers)


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Gift List from Mad River Valley Librarians – December 2008 – Channel 44



Bruchac, Joseph and James

            How Chipmunk Got His Stripes                                             $6.99

 Bruchac, Joseph and James

            Turtle’s Race With Beaver                                                      $5.99

 Carnahan, Paul and Bill Fish

            Montpelier: Images of Vermont’s Capital City                      $19.99

 Hilferty, John and Ellie

            The Mad River Valley                                                             $19.99

 Medeiros, Tracey

            Dishing Up Vermont                                                               $19.95

 Miller, Peter

            Nothing Hardly Ever Happens in Colbyville, VT                   $22.00

 Pasanen, Melissa with Rick Gencarelli

            Cooking With Shelburne Farms                                             $34.95

 Wilson, Robert F

            Vermont Curiosities                                                                $15.95

 Winslow, Mike

            Lake Champlain: a Natural History                                       $18.95       


Holiday Books – Fiction for Adults

Joslin Memorial Library – Waitsfield

 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson     $24.95

 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows           $22.00

 The Given Day by Dennis Lehane        $27.95

 Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson       $14.00

 A Mercy by Toni Morrison       $23.95

 American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld       $26.00


Holiday Books – Biography and Self-Help

Warren Public Library

The Downhill Lie: A Hacker’s Return to a Ruinous Sport by Carl Hiaasen    $22.00

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews   $26.95

The Majesty of Your Loving: A Couple’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s by Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle    $16.95

So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can do to Protect Their Kids by Diane E. Levin and Jean Kilbourne     $25.00

and from our Library Book Sale Shelf (in the hall)

Beauty Fades, Dumb is Forever: The Making of a Happy Woman by Judge Judy Sheindlin    $1.00

The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav     $1.00

Reader’s Digest Successful Grandparenting: The Essential Guide to One of Life’s Most Rewarding Relationships      $1.00

And we have seven copies left over from our last book discussion: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle (price negotiable)



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TV Show – July 10, 2008- Beach Books

Warren books:


Touchstone by Laurie R. King

Trouble the Water by Nicole Seitz

When You Were Me by Robert Rodi

The Bush Tragedy by Jacob Weisberg

Great escapes found in the stacks:

Life Skills by Katie Fforde

Lie Down with Lions by Ken Follett

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Waitsfield books (new) –

The Fruit Hunters by Adam Gollner

Palace Council by Stephen L. Carter

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

Time Is a River by Mary Alice Monroe

Not-so-new wonderful reads:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas

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TV Show – Outdoor Winter Fun – Deborah and Jessica – Winter 2008

Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Vermont & New York: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Vermont and New York by David Goodman (796.93)

Wetland, Woodland, Wildland: A Guide to the Natural Communities of Vermont by Elizabeth H. Thompson and Eric R. Sorenson (917.43)

The Complete Tracker: Tracks, Signs and Habits of North American Wildlife by Len McDougall (599)

The Green Mountain Club Long Trail Guide (917.43)

Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire’s White Mountains to the Maine Coast by Jeffrey Romano (796.51)

Vermont Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places by Lisa Shaw (917.4304)

Vermont Backroads by Mollie Yoneko Matteson (917.43)

All-Terrain Skiing: Body Mechanics and Balance from Powder to Ice by Dan Egan (796.93)

The All-Mountain Skier: The Way to Expert Skiing  by R. Mark Elling (796.93)

The Essential Guide to Skiing: 201 Things Every Skier Must Know by Ron LeMaster (796.43)

The New Guide to Skiing by Martin Heckelman

The Essential Cross-Country Skier: A Step-by-Step Guide by Paul Petersen & Richard A. Lovett (796.93)

The Ultimate Smowboarding: The All-Action Guide to the World’s Most Exciting Sport by Billy Miller (796.9)

The Story of Modern Skiing by John Fry

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TV Show – Warm and Wooly – Carol Collins – Nov. 17

All titles are available at the Warren Public Library, unless otherwise indicated. 

Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barber [stacks 305.4]

No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting by Anne L. Macdonald [available via inter-library loan only]

Tasha Tudor’s Heirloom Crafts by Tovah Martin, photos by Richard W. Brown [Regional library, on loan until February at Warren]

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall, illustrated by Barbara Cooney [picture books]

Sweaters from New England Sheep Farms: 26 Original Patterns in Hand-Dyed & Natural Colored Yarns by Candace Eisner Strick [stacks 746.43]

Mothers and Daughters at Home: 35 Projects to Make Together [Regional library, on loan until February at Warren]

Hands on Spinning by Lee Raven [stacks 746.1]

A Dyer’s Garden: From Plant to Pot Growing Dyes for Natural Fibers by Rita Buchanan [stacks 633.8]

Indigo Madder and Marigold: A Portfolio of Colors from Natural Dyes by Trudy Van Stralen [stacks 667]

Big Book of Knitting by Katharina Buss [stacks 746.43]

Mason Dixon Knitting: The Curious Knitters’ Guide by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne

The Crochet Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You’ll Ever Face, Answers to Every Question You’ll Ever Ask by Edie Eckman

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