Library's new arrivals

October 22, 2013 

Second Honeymoon, by James Patterson (Fiction): FBI agent John O'Hara and Special Agent Sarah Brubaker hunt an ingenious pair of serial killers whose victims all have one chilling thing in common — they're newlyweds.

The Highway, by D.J. Box (Mystery): Two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend; little do they know it will be the last time anyone may ever hear from them. The girls and their car simply vanish.

One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right, by Ann Voskamp (Non-Fiction): How do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama and daily duties? What does a life of gratitude look like when your days are gritty, long, and sometimes dark?


Children's books

Tallstar's Revenge – Warriors, Super Edition, by Erin Hunter: As a young apprentice, Tallpaw's life is marred by a tragedy that fills his heart with bitterness, and he sets off on a dangerous path in search of revenge.

Little League Play Ball, by Matt Christopher: Eleven-year-old Liam is catcher for a Little League baseball team in Philadelphia and his dreams are shattered when he has to move across the country and is forced to play for their number-one rival.

Sad Isn't Bad: A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing With Loss, by Michaelene Mundy offers children of all ages (and the people who love and care for them) a comforting, realistic look at loss — loaded with positive, life-affirming help for coping with loss as a child. A book that promotes honest and healthy grief — and growth.


DVDs

I, Claudius: Complete series. This series spans the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus through Claudius, a stuttering scholar who learns early to play the fool and stay alive.

Stargate Atlantis: the complete season three and four. Season three - A fleet of Wraith ships races to attack Earth. Can the team stop them in time? Season 4 – Colonel Samantha Carter takes charge as the city's new leader joining forces with the dangerous Wraith in order to fight a common enemy.

Kung Fu Panda 2: In his biggest challenge since becoming the Dragon Warrior, Po must lead his friends and fellow kung fu masters on a mission of epic proportions to defeat his most threatening rival yet.

Word Play (learn letter recognition): Join the WordFriends on comic adventures as they face challenges that can only be resolved by building the right word. Children are encouraged to put letters together to spell words that magically morph into the objects they represent. Includes 16 episodes.

The Oakhurst Branch Library is located at 49044 Civic Circle Drive. Hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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