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Sinclairville Free Library Adds 79 New Juvenile, Children’s Books

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Free Library has added 79 new hardcover children’s picture books and juvenile fiction and nonfiction books from a Children’s Book Project Grant from The Pilcrow Foundation.

An additional 19 new juvenile math and science books were donated by Hal Berenson and Laura Ackerman of Colorado in conjunction with the Pilcrow Foundation grant. The grant, which is given on a two-to-one matching basis, supplies small rural libraries with new hardcover children’s books. The library’s contribution of $400 was raised by a Read-a-thon. The Pilcrow Foundation’s two-to-one matching grant enabled the library to select $1,200 worth of books from the foundation’s booklist.

The Pilcrow Foundation offers this grant to small rural libraries in the country that would not otherwise be able to acquire these books because of limited budgets. The foundation relies heavily on individual donations. All contributions to the Pilcrow Foundation are tax-deductible. For information on donating to the foundation, write to The Pilcrow Foundation, 343 E. Washington Avenue, Cottage Grove, Oregon 97424.

In addition to the foundation, Berenson and Ackerman, library read-a-thon participants and donors helped raise money for the purchase.

To participate in the library’s summer reading program, which is following the state theme “Imagine Your Story” online this year, visit sinclairvillelibrary.ny.11.readsquared.com. Prizes are awarded throughout the program, and “Take and Make” themed craft kits are available at the library. Details are available on the library’s website at www.sinclairvillelibrary.org or by calling 962-5885 or emailing info@sinclairvillelibrary.org.

New books added to the library’s collection by the Pilcrow Foundation Grant:

EASY BOOKS AND BOARD BOOKS

Count with Little Fish, Lucy Cousins; Find It Farm: Baby’s First Puzzle Book, Highlights; My Little Pond, Katrin Wiehle; Andy & Sandy’s Anything Adventure, Andy & Sandy and the Big Talent Show, Andy & Sandy and the First Snow and When Andy Met Sandy, Tomie dePaola; I Want a Dog, Jon Agee; King & Kayla Series: Case of Found Fred, Case of the Lost Tooth, Case of the Missing Dog Treats, Case of the Mysterious Mouse, Case of the Secret Code, Dori Hillestad Butler; Please Don’t Eat Me, Liz Climo; Hummingbird, Nicola Davies; Monkey & Cake Books: My Tooth is LOST!, This is MY Fort! Drew Daywalt; A Piglet Named Mercy, Kate DiCamillo; Buddy & Earl Series: Buddy & Earl Go to School, Buddy & Earl and the Great Big Baby, Buddy & Earl Meet the Neighbors, Maureen Fergus; I am (Not) Scared, We Are (Not) Friends, Anna King; Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, Kevin Noble Maillard; Rodeo Red, Maripat Perkins; There Are No Bears in This Bakery, The Bear Ate Your Sandwich, Julia Sarcone-Roach; Speak: Amaya Finds Her Voice, de’Asia Scott; Tractor Mac Series: Tractor Mac: Autumn is Here, Tractor Mac: New Friend, Tractor Mac: Worth the Wait, Billy Steers, Fox and the Jumping Contest, Corey R. Tabor; Saturday is Swimming Day, Hyewon Yum; A Pig in a Wig Books: What this Story Needs is a Hush and a Shush, What this Story Needs is a Munch and a Crunch, What this Story Needs is a Vroom and a Zoom, What this Story Needs is a Pig in a Wig, Emma J. Virjan; Big Brown Bear’s Cave, Yuval Zommer.

JUVENILE FICTION

Endling Series: The Last #1 and The First #2, Katherine Applegate: A Dog’s Purpose Puppy Tales: Molly’s Story and Toby’s Story, W. Bruce Cameron; Moo and Saving Winslow, Sharon Creech; Lighthouse Keepers Series: The Lighthouse Between the Worlds #1 and A Way Between Worlds #2, Melanie Crowder; The Greystone Secrets, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Under Their Skin Series: Under Their Skin #1 and In Over Their Heads #2, Margaret Peterson Haddix; Dory Fantasmagory Series: Dory Fantasmagory Book #1, The Real True Friend #2, Dory Dory Black Sheep #3, Head in the Clouds #4 and Tiny Tough #5, Abby Hanlon; Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker, Shelley Johannes; Restart, Gordon Korman; Over the Moon, Natalie Lloyd; Because of the Rabbit, Cynthia Lord; Quest of the Sunfish Series: The Flooded Earth #1, The Castle in the Sea #2, Mardi McConnochie; Chester and Gus, Cammie McGovern; Winnie’s Great War, Lindsay Mattick; Kommissarie Gordon Series: The First Case #1, A Complicated Case #2, A Case in Any Case #3, A Case for Buffy #4, Ulf Nilsson; Ellen and Ned Series: Riding Lessons #1, Saddles and Secrets #2, Jane Smiley.

JUVENILE AND YOUNG ADULT

NONFICTION

Crazy About Cats, Owen Davey; My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis, Paul Meisel; Born to Fly: The First Women’s Air Race Across America, Steve Sheinkin; The Horse’s Haiku, Michael J. Rosen; The Secret Life of the Little Brown Bat, The Secret Life of the Red Fox, The Secret Life of the Skunk, Laurence Pringle; Engineering Bridges, Pendred E. Noyce; The Hidden life of a Toad, Doug Wechsler; If Elephants Disappeared and If Polar Bears Disappeared, Lily Williams; A Bear Called Paddington, Michael Bond; I am the Night Sky and Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth.

MATH AND SCIENCE BOOKS DONATED BY HAL BERENSON AND LAURA ACKERMAN

Light Waves and Solids, Liquids, Gases, and Plasma, David A. Adler; When the Whales Walked, Dougal Dixon; Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor, Temple Grandin; The Poison Eaters, Gail Jarrow; Eclipse Chaser: Science in the Moon’s Shadow, Ilima Loomis; An Earthling’s Guide to Outer Space: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Holes, Dwarf Planets, Aliens, and More, Bob McDonald; Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet, Curtis Marley; The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reef, Kate Messner; The Magnificent Migration: On Safari with Africa’s Last Great Herds, Sy Montgomery; Invisible to the Eye: Animals in Disguise, Kendra Muntz; Unseen Worlds: Real-Life Microscopic Creatures Hiding All Around Us, Helene Rajcak; A Seed is the Start, Melissa Stewart; Mega Meltdown: The Weird and Wonderful Animals of the Ice Age, Jack Tite; Migration: Incredible Animal Journeys, Mike Unwin; Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances that Flow Through Our Lives, Mark Miodownik; All in a Drop: How Antony van Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World, Lori Alexander; Counting Birds: The Idea that Helped Save Our Feathered Friends, Heidi E.Y. Stemple; The Bee Book, Charlotte Milner.

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