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Snowy Nap & Construction Site Displays

Two New Holiday Books from Favorite Authors

Hedgie is mixed up in more misadventures in Jan Brett’s new snowbound story, The Snowy Nap. Winter has never looked more appealing outside and more cozy inside, than in Jan Brett’s holiday books. We have a big selection on hand for you to enjoy with your hot chocolate this winter. Construction Site on Christmas Night [...]

Read More » | November 20, 2018 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, book-reviews, Great Gifts, News | Comments: none

Gordon Korman speaking

Did you see Gordon Korman in Waupaca?

 Gordon Korman is Awesome      Gordon Korman visited schools all day, when he was here on March 1. Late in the afternoon he had dinner with SLAG in the library’s teen department and ended the day with an evening presentation and book signing at the library. Before the final event, he asked if we expected [...]

Read More » | May 26, 2016 | Category: Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, book-reviews | Comments: none


New Books

It’s awfully cold out there, which makes it a great time to curl up with a new book! An uplifting novel about a girl’s struggle with dyslexia and the teacher who helps her realize how bright and creative she really is.                             [...]

Read More » | February 19, 2015 | Category: Blog, Book Picks, book-reviews, News, Uncategorized | Comments: none

fly guy

Fly Guy and the Frankenfly by Tedd Arnold

After a day of making crafts with his best friend Fly Guy, Buzz goes to sleep and dreams about Frankenfly created by Fly Guy in his dream. Fortunately Buzz wakes up to a much more pleasant surprise as he finds a sweet message of friendship from Fly Guy.

Read More » | November 2, 2013 | Category: Blog, book-reviews, News | Comments: none


Rainbow Magic Special Edition Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy by Daisy Meadows

Kirsty and Rachel are looking forward to fall. The apple picking, pumpkin carving, and hayrides are on their list of favorites. But this fall, everything is going all wrong — because Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy’s magic is missing! Can the girls help her outsmart Jack Frost and his goblins, and make sure that fall [...]

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The Rescue Princesses series by Paula Harrison

Four 9 year old princesses decide they are tired of the typical princess life and join together as the Rescue Princesses, where saving animals is their priority. Great girl power series for 2-4th graders, with a total of 8 books in the series so far.

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Boris book series by Andrew Joyner

Aimed at newly independent readers ages 5-7, this book series is full of fun and adventure and will boost reader confidence and stamina with the past-paced plot and high-interest content. Boris is a warthog that lives with his parents and finds adventure in everyday life. With full-color illustrations and very likable characters this will surely [...]

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Lotus Lane book series by Kyla May

Part of Scholastic’s early chapter book line aimed at newly independent readers with easy-to-read text, illustrations on every page and fast-paced plots. Take a glimpse into the diary of the Lotus Lane Girls; Kiki, Coco, Lulu, and Mika. The girls formed this club to do crafts, bake, have sleep overs and so much more. Collect all [...]

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Looniverse series by David Lubar

An early chapter book line aimed at newly independent readers ages 6-8. This series combines fantasy and humor with it’s fast paced plots and interesting characters. Ed, a seemingly normal boy discovers a strange coin that seems to take his life from painfully boring to beyond wacky. From friends turning into pool floats, prehistoric animals [...]

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Her Magic 8 ball breaks, and the paper fortune telling just isn't very reliable these days, but all of a sudden Nancy Clancy starts predicting many things that are actually coming true. Nancy begins to spend her recesses fortune telling, but this has gotten her into a huge problem. Will Nancy see a way out of this one? You will have to read for yourself to find out!
Read More » | October 14, 2013 | Category: Blog, book-reviews, News | Comments: none