Monday, December 21, 2015

Books of the Week, Dec 21

Family is important not only during the holiday season, but all year round. Here are some stories to help you get in the family mood.

Elementary - V Is for Von Trapp: A Musical Family Alphabet by William Anderson
Poems for every letter of the alphabet recount the experiences of the von Trapp family, covering their life in Austria, Maria's marriage to Captain von Trapp, their immigration to America after the Nazi invasion, their singing careers, and other related topics.
782.5 AND @ the Library

Middle School - The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David WyssRelates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.
FIC WYS @ the Library (also available as an ebook!)

High School - Dirty Laundry: Stories about Family Secrets by VariousA collection of eleven short stories by various authors dealing with situations which a family or familymember tries to keep secret because of an underlying problem.
SC DIR @ the Library

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