archive

categories

contributors

newsletter

  • Click here to sign up for the PBG Library newsletter.
Side banner 1
Side banner 2
Side banner 3
Side banner 4
Side banner 5
Side banner 6

Category Archives: News Tidbits

HOW STAR WARS CONQUERED THE UNIVERSE
HOW STAR WARS CONQUERED THE UNIVERSE

The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise   PRAISE – REVIEWS- “It’s impossible to imagine a Star Wars fan who wouldn’t love this book…It really is hard to imagine a book about Star Wars being any more … Continue reading

Posted in News Tidbits | by | Leave a comment
divider
Horrible Hauntings from Goosebottom Books

Halloween is almost here and we love this spooky book because it brings ghosts to life with interactive augmented reality. By downloading a free app and using your smartphone or tablet to view each luscious illustration, you can summon and … Continue reading

Posted in Mini Pretzels, News Tidbits, Reviews | by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
divider
Seven Wonders
Seven Wonders

Mezrich has a gift for writing intriguing stories and intricate characters with a cinematic flair. As the narrative of “Seven Wonders” travels the globe and examines each of the modern seven wonders, the history of each is unveiled while the … Continue reading

Posted in News Tidbits | by | Leave a comment
divider
Malala Yousafzai talks about The Breadwinner & Mud City from Groundwood Books
Posted in Mini Pretzels, News Tidbits | by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
divider
Weirdo from House of Anansi

Weirdo is an atmospheric thriller about a teenage girl convicted of murder in a 1980s seaside town and the private investigator who reopens the case to discover that she may not have acted alone . . . Corinne Woodrow was … Continue reading

Posted in Mini Pretzels, News Tidbits, Reviews | by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
divider
Make the best of the tantrums, moments of pure joy, and other surprises along the totally-worth-it journey of parenting

  When you’re a new parent, the miracle of life might not always feel so miraculous. Maybe your latest 2:00 a.m., 2:45 a.m., and 3:30 a.m. wake-up calls have left you wondering how “sleep like a baby” ever became a … Continue reading

Posted in News Tidbits | by | Leave a comment
divider
Three Enchanted Lion Titles Earn Eight Starred Reviews and a Junior Library Guild Selection!

Enchanted Lion Books has earned an abundance of starred reviews and a Junior Library Guild selection in just a few short months! Below are the hot titles reviewers are raving about—order your copies today! == The Lion and the Bird … Continue reading

Posted in News Tidbits | by | Leave a comment
divider
Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..
Depression- Listen… Don’t analyze…. Don’t wait for your friend to reach out to you…..

  THE DEPTHS mentioned in Elizabeth Bernstein’s column in the 8/26/14 issue of the Wall Street Journal on how to be a friend to someone with depression, and Jonathan Rottenberg is quoted throughout.   THE DEPTHS: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression … Continue reading

Posted in News Tidbits | by | Leave a comment
divider

Where there is food, there will be laughter (and crumbs). In more than 40 exuberant poems and “vandalized” photographs, you’ll meet a city kid who fantasizes about farming on a stoop, a girl with crumpets and crêpes in her head, … Continue reading

Posted in Mini Pretzels, Reviews | by | Leave a comment
divider
Alice Waters and the Trip To Delicious from Readers to Eaters

“This picture book biography takes on Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse in Berkeley and the Edible Schoolyard Project. Using an enthusiastic, conversational tone and a free verse form (“In her travels, Alice learned/wonderful food was like a symphony/that woke … Continue reading

Posted in Mini Pretzels, News Tidbits, Reviews | by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
divider