Staff Picks: December 2018

Daddy and me [toddler book]

Daddy and me [toddler book] Book Cover

Every parent or caregiver needs to know about Karen Katz's lift-the flap books. Each set of pages has a flap to find something that the story is looking for. In this book, follow the dad and child as they make a dog house. Where is daddy's screwdrivers? Behind the paint cans! Most of Katz's books have a child that could be a boy or a girl, but the adults have typically stereotypical gender roles in the storylines.

Improv nation : how we made a great American art

Improv nation : how we made a great American art Book Cover

This is a must read for any improv lover! This comprehensive history of improv is an eye opening perspective in the true American art form.

The Old Patagonian express : by train through the Americas

The Old Patagonian express : by train through the Americas Book Cover

On break from teaching duties, Paul Theroux decides to travel from his home in Boston to Patagonia. Along the way he paints a vivid picture of not only the scenery passing by, but of all the people he meets along the way. It will make you want to hop on the next train to see how far you can go!