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Hungry Girl: 200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories

Author
Lisa Lillien

Staff Comment
Stay healthy - not hungry with these filling low-cal recipes. If you like to eat, you'll like this book.

Suggested by
Deidre and Desiree, Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library

All Creatures Great and Small

Author
James Herriot

Staff Comment
A wonderful memoir from a world-renowned country vet. Warm, wonderful and inspiring.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Everyday Easy Cheap Eats

Author
DK Publishing

Staff Comment
I love food and cookbooks as well. They help me with new ideas and different ways to make stuff. You don't have to spend a lot of money to make good, delicious food. This is why I love these cheap recipes books.

Suggested by
Monique, Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library

The Children's Book of Virtues

Author
edited by William J. Bennett

Staff Comment
An excellent collection of fables, stories and poems that teach good character.

Suggested by
Mary, East Shore Area Library

Dewey's Nine Lives

Author
Vicki Myron

Staff Comment
Wonderful true stories of cats and how they changed their owners' lives.

Suggested by
Ray, Northern Dauphin Library

Giant George

Author
Dave Nasser

Staff Comment
A wonderful memoir of a 'little' blue-eyed dog. Funny, heartwarming, entertaining.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Holy Ghosts

Author
Gary Jansen

Staff Comment
A beautiful memoir about the connection between religion and the paranormal.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Little Heathens

Author
Mildred Kalish

Staff Comment
1st time author at the age of 80+! An interesting look at growing up during the Great Depression … with wonderful recipes!

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Only One Woof

Author
James Herriot

Staff Comment
A delightful TRUE story from world famous country vet. Great for all ages.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Saving Simon

Author
Jon Katz

Staff Comment
Best-selling author, Katz, discovers surprising personal growth when he rescues a neglected donkey.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

The Birch & Bark House

Author
Nick Neddo

Staff Comment
Omakayas learns courage, sadness happiness & her true family history.

Suggested by
Glenda, East Shore Area Library

A Little Book of Sloth

Author
Lucy Cooke

Staff Comment
Too cute for words! A wonderful look at an interesting, unique creature.

Suggested by
Susan, East Shore Area Library

Fifty plants that changed the course of history

Author
Bills Laws

Staff Comment
A great collection of tales dealing with the plants and their impact.

Suggested by
Meg

The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world

Author
Peter Wohlleben

Staff Comment
Enchanting and intriguing. Illustrates how trees communicate, protect and care for each other.

Suggested by
Diane

Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder

Author
Claudia Kalb

Staff Comment
A fascinating look at the mental health problems of famous people.

Suggested by
Alyssa