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Friday, July 2, 2004


What does the Gleason Library recommend?

From the tips of the tongues of librarians and through rave Gleason reader reviews come some new and old reading, listening, and viewing delights. Indulge in the following:

Picture Books

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, by Mordecai Gerstein

Agent A to Agent Z, by Andy Rash

Alphaboat, by Michael Chesworth

Grades 4-6

Midnight for Charlie Bone, by Jenny Nimmo

Grades 5-8

The Roman Army: the Legendary Soldiers Who Created an Empire, by Dyan Blacklock.


The Clarinet Polka, by Keith Maillard.

The Confessions of Max Tivoli, by Andrew Sean Greer.

Harvard Yard, by William Martin.

Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd (book or audiobook).

Pompeii, by Robert Harris (book or audiobook).

Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England, by Judith Flanders.

Collected Poems: Ted Hughes, edited by Paul Keegan. *Librarians' recommendation: Visit the 820s for more contemporary and classic poetry.

Music CD

The Complete Sonatas, Beethoven performed by Richard Goode, piano. Available in three groupings of four CDs each.


Winged Migration
Whale Rider
Power Yoga with Rodney Yee.

Going on a trip, packing a picnic, or curious about the seas and the stars? Visit the library to explore, learn new tricks, and reminisce with old favorites.

2004 The Carlisle Mosquito