Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The Reader's Shelf


From Library Journal

Winter's Tales:  Warm up with these reads




1222
1222
By Holt, Anne
2012-08 - Scribner Book Company
9781451634723 Check Our Catalog

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The Voyage of the Narwhal
The Voyage of the Narwhal
By Barrett, Andrea
1999-09 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393319507 Check Our Catalog

Delving into the history of Arctic exploration, this book follows the crew and commander of a ship searching for the open polar sea, as seen through the eyes of a scholar-naturalist. 16 steel engravings. Map. …More


The Terror
The Terror
By Simmons, Dan
2009-01 - Little Brown and Company
9780316008075 Check Our Catalog

Based on the true story of two ice ships that disappeared in the Arctic Circle during the Sir John Franklin Expedition in 1845, "The Terror" is a deeply absorbing story that combines awe-inspiring myth, grinding horror, and historically accurate adventure ("Seattle Times"). …More


61 Hours
61 Hours
By Child, Lee
2012-08 - Bantam
9780345541598 Check Our Catalog

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The Dark Is Rising: The Complete Sequence
The Dark Is Rising: The Complete Sequence
By Cooper, Susan
2010-08 - Margaret K. McElderry Books
9781442412538 Check Our Catalog

Cooper's award-winning Dark Is Rising sequence can be found for the first time in one brilliant volume. Includes "Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King;" and "Silver on the Tree." …More


Winter's Tale
Winter's Tale
By Helprin, Mark
2005-06 - Harvest Books
9780156031196 Check Our Catalog

A breathtaking novel by the author of "A Soldier of the Great War," this is a book about the beauty and complexity of the human soul, about God, love, and justice. …More


A Mind of Winter: Poems for a Snowy Season
A Mind of Winter: Poems for a Snowy Season
By Nason, Thomas
Introduction by Hall, Donald
Selected by Atwan, Robert
2011-10 - Beacon Press (MA)
9780807069202 Check Our Catalog

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