Library Treasures


Oopsie-Do! (JE KUB) is a children’s book with a theme song and video that introduces children to experiencing life irritations with a light and fluffy attitude. The title is also the catchy repeated refrain of the song. Children love to hear and say sing song sounds and tones. Melodic repetitions keep the kids on the upbeat. Author, Tim Kubart has won a Grammy Award for his 2016 album Home. He has performed on the classic children’s show “Sesame Street.”

What happens when the ink on your pages becomes the character in your story?
Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, (J OPP) a chapter book written for middle schoolers, tells the tale of an imaginary, animated ink spot. This drippy little ink blotch teaches itself to read and write by slurping up printed words. When the ink spot writes out, “The world is filled with truly wonderful stories.” One young boy has a faintly perceptible feeling he can trust what his “little inkling” writes to him.

The Florida Project, (NEW DVD FL FLO) A film by Sean Baker with William Dafoe, 111 minute story of the enchanting beauty of Florida and childhood imaginations. Includes interviews with cast, bloopers & outtakes, and, Under the Rainbow: Making the Florida Project.

The Alexander Technique: Two Complete Programs, is a DVD teaching a century old method of movement. Stage actors and dancers have utilized this awareness for ease of movement and the rewarding health benefits. Solutions for back issues are included. (NEW DVD 615.82 ALE)

The Heirs (New Fiction RIE) by author Susan Reiger, tells the tale of when your family secret turns out to be that your very own father has a secret family. This familial identity novel is an emotional rollercoaster of bonds betrayed and an epic legal competition for family wealth. Loyalties are tested and the love of two mothers guides the two families.

Food: What the Heck Should I Eat (New Adult Nonfiction (HEALTH DIET HYMAN)

Know what the pro MD’s know… losing weight and becoming fit is actually the easy part. Maintaining health, and creating automatic food choices that allow you to enjoy food and digestion long term is the experience of vitality. Dr. Mark Hyman writes about vital nutrients that fuel and nurture health. Dr. Hyman’s scientific sources back up quality food sources as powerful medicine. Environmental, economic, and social concerns for our bodies, the earth, and healthy societies are addressed.

Food Sanity: How to Eat in a World of Fads and Fiction, by Dr. David Ross Friedman (New Adult Nonfiction – HEALTH DIET FRIEDMAN) The chapters in this book are on the following topics, Fad Diets, Milk, Beef, Fowl, Fish, Pork, Plant-Based Diets, Vitamin Industry and the final Chapters, What Happened to Freedom of Choice,  and Invest Wisely in Your Health. Focus in on what is true for you and your loved ones health.

Clean Protein: The Revolution That Will Reshape Your Body, Boost Your Energy–And Save Our Planet by Kathy Freston. (New Adult Nonfiction HEALTH DIET FRESTON) The messages in this book are similar to a vintage classic, Diet for a Small Planet, by Frances Moore Lappé. This is contemporary information about food industries and explains how quality protein can be available with or without meat. Even those that prefer animal based meals are able to learn about the sources that provide an optimum dose of usable protein.

The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully
(2017) By Dr. Aaron Carroll
(New Adult Nonfiction – HEALTH DIET CARROLL) Maybe you are out there trying to live your life and you have the perception everyone is telling you something is bad for you. Do you really want to just embrace and enjoy the foods everyone warns you against? This book addresses your thought process and invites you to go ahead, go ahead and enjoy the foods you are enjoying. Enough about all the do’s and don’ts, there is a lot to learn about savoring your favorite enjoyable meals and snacks.

Around the World in Fifty Years: My Adventure to Every Country on Earth by Albert Podell (New Adult Nonfiction – TRAVEL PODELL) This is an adventurous and persistent autobiography of a world wayfarer that has managed to break travel records without dying in the process. It is not always easy to beat death when your modes of transportation are kayaking, scuba diving, windsurfing and broken down jeeps – without roads. A professional expedition enthusiast and gallivant will reveal all, from the eve of March 24th, 1965 through and into the finale 2012. Mr. Albert Podell lived it and wrote it so you may enjoy the tale.


By Beach Library Staff