The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library:
Hide and Seek: Nature’s Best Vanishing Acts by Andrea Helman was given by Master Electrical Contractors in memory of Jackie Pruet.
Vivid color photographs take readers from one scene to another throughout the world to show how animals camouflage themselves in order to hide in plain sight.
Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators by Anita Silvey was given by Bill and Joyce Gates in memory of Jackie Pruet.
This comprehensive survey of the best contemporary children’s literature covers everything from board books to young adult novels and will touch the hearts and minds of everyone who is involved with children and their books.
The Secret of Natural Readers by Ada Anbar was given by Lisa Ellis in memory of Jackie Pruet.
This fascinating study details how children from six families learned to read before the age of 4, and offers the tantalizing prospect of teaching preschoolers to read with no formal instruction.
So Brave, Young, and Handsome by Leif Enger provides a saga of redemption set in the early 20th-century West as an aging train robber sets out to reconcile his past, accompanied by a failed writer seeking to regain a sense of purpose.
The Asperger’s Answer Book: The Top 300 Questions Parents Ask by Susan Ashley includes questionnaires and checklists to help evaluate symptoms, provides sound advice on tests and treatment, and offers reassuring information on appropriate education and promoting self-esteem.
Rules of Deception by Christopher Reich combines well-drawn characters, wonderful writing, exotic settings, and a high-tech terrorist plot that is everything a great thriller should be.