February 2013

These are the books the Children's Area staff reviewed in February 2013. Click on the "check the catalog" link to see if the book is available. If it isn't, ask a librarian to put it on hold for you.

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Nighttime Ninja

  • By Barbara Dacosta
  • Call number: JE DACOSTA
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  • Recommended for ages: Preschool and up

It's midnight and the nighttime ninja is on a stealthy mission. He swing and leaps very quietly throughout the house. He must not wake anyone for he is on a special mission. A mission to get a midnight snack! Does he make it? Well you will just have to read the book to find out! This book is a great bedtime story and is very beautifully illustrated.

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Dragons Love Tacos

Here is another hilarious book by Adam Rubin. This book is about dragons, and who doesn't love dragons? It's also about tacos. Yum! The best thing about this book is that it is about taco loving dragons. Sounds amazing, right? Anyway, in the book a kid decides to throw the dragons a taco party. As he plans for the party, the kid is warned that he better not put any spicy salsa on the tacos because dragons hate spicy salsa. If they eat anything spicy bad things are bound to happen. But what happens when one of the dragons does not read the fine print on a jar of mild salsa? If you want to know how the party turned out than you will just have to check out this book and read it! Warning: After reading this book you may find yourself craving tacos. Just make sure that if you share your tacos with a dragon not to put any spicy salsa on it!

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When a Dragon Moves In

If you build the perfect sandcastle a dragon will move in. He will be the most fun. He will play with you and float with you and be your best bud. He will also get you in trouble so you better watch out. You may even spray your sister with sand and eat all her peanut butter sandwiches. So if you don't want a dragon in your sandcastle you better not build a perfect one, at least not until tomorrow. Read this nominee for the Ga. Children's book awards and enjoy the fun.

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