Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author of D-Day, presents the definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson’s hope of finding a waterway to the Pacific, through the heart-stopping moments of the actual trip, to Lewis’s […]
Free Music Downloads at the library!
Have you checked out Freegal recently? Freegal has access to 7 million songs from over 28,000 record labels. With your Haverhill library card you may download 3 songs per week. Freegal also has over 15,000 music videos. Music video downloads count as 2 of your weekly selections. There is a download usage counter in the […]
“Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford
Among all the great books I read this month, “Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford (“Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet“) was my favorite. If you like books by Amy Tan and Lisa See, you will definitely love this story of a young Chinese-American orphan boy in search of his mother. Check it out […]
The Truth About Santa..
Santa Claus is coming to town…. As a child did you ever wonder where Santa came from? Or how he knew if you had been naughty or nice? And how does Santa make all the toys for the children on the list? One of the biggest questions is how does Santa deliver all the toys […]
August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey into the Storm by Barbara Walsh
“Long before “The Perfect Storm,” the 1935 August Gale roared northeast. The surf raged along the New York and New Jersey shores as the gale whirled toward Newfoundland. Waves as tall as three-story houses swamped ships; monster combers broke masts in two and swept every man on deck into the raging sea. Scores of fishermen […]