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Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in March and April

Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in March and April

2015 MarchDownload or view March Fiction 2015 and March Non-Fiction 2015. Click on the links for the complete list with titles (in blue) linked to the Minuteman Library catalog. You may also pick up a complete list in the library and ask librarians to request them for you.

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Sweet Land: Tale from the Heartland – by Charlotte Canelli

Charlotte Canelli is the library director of the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Charlotte’s column in the February 27, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

With the exception of a few years I spent living in such exotic places as Texas and Ireland, I spent the other 60 years of my life making my home on either the west or east coasts of the United States. I’ve lived within a drive to an ocean and sometimes had a bird’s eye view of a bay.

What about spacious skies, fruited plains, and waves of grain and the landscapes of The Great American Midwest? Besides a very quick drive (mostly at night) through the uppermost United States, the tall grasses of the prairies and the little houses in the big woods were simply foreign to me. (more…)

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Prints in the Snow by Jean Todesca

Read Jean Todesca’s column in the February 19, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin. Jean is the Head of Children’s Services at the Morrill Memorial Library.

Let’s just say, I live in the woods.  Although my home is 17 miles southwest of Boston, you would think I lived in the Maine wilderness.  Day to day, I forget the large amount of wildlife that surrounds me.  With the current snowstorms that we have experienced, there are reminders everywhere.  The many paths the deer created through the snow.  The tiny white footprints impressions placed all over my driveway.  The mounded tunnels running across the ground.   (more…)

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Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in February and March of 2015

Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in February and March of 2015

February PrepubDownload or view February Fiction 2015 and February Non-Fiction 2015. Click on the links for the complete list with titles (in blue) linked to the Minuteman Library catalog. You may also pick up a complete list in the library and ask librarians to request them for you.

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