The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb comes out next Tuesday.  This story of a little woman with a BIG personality is definitely a department favorite.  Whet your appetite with this fun video of Melanie Benjamin’s BEAUTY AND THE BOOK  interview, in which she talks about her book (and Gone With the Wind–she’s named after THAT […]

For your summer reading, we invite you into the world of the circus… Grab your popcorn, cotton candy and lemonade from the butcher ( refreshment merchants, peddler of  candy, pretzels, etc.) and brush up on your circus lingo! (Did you know a cat in the circus refers to a lion, tiger, leopard or panther, while a bull […]