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Recent Additions

All titles in UEB unless notated with an "e" after the number
All titles with "NFS" are Not For Sale
(Last Updated 3/16/2023)
Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
7397 Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, The Richardson, Kim Michele 4 550 The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything–everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.
7377 Ebb Tide, The Lewis, Beverly 3 487 When a well-to-do family asks Sallie Riehl to be their daughter's nanny for the summer at their Cape May, New Jersey, vacation home, she jumps at the chance to broaden her horizons beyond the Lancaster County Amish community where she grew up.
7398 Five Wishes of Mr. Murray McBride, The Siple, Joe 3 438 At 100 years old, Murray McBride has outlived everyone he's ever loved. But when he meets Jason Cashman, a 10-year-old boy with a terminal illness, Murray may learn something about finding meaning in life as he helps his young friend fulfill his last wishes.
7402 Golden Girl Hilderbrand, Elin  5 736 A Nantucket novelist has one final summer to protect her secrets while her loved ones on earth learn to live without their golden girl. On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of 13 beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, is killed in a hit-and-run car accident while jogging near her home on Nantucket. She ascends to the Beyond where she's assigned to a Person named Martha, who allows Vivi to watch what happens below for one last summer.
7383 Hinds Feet On High Places Hurnard, Hannah 3 375 A timeless allegory dramatizing the yearning of God’s children to be led to new heights of love, joy, and victory.
7380 How the Penguins Saved Veronica Prior, Hazel 4 610 A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be.
7394 Midnight Library, The Haig, Matt 3 455 What would life be like if you could choose from a multitude of possibilities how to live? Could you make things right? The Midnight Library gives you endless decisions/choices. 
7379 Miss Benson's Beetle: A Novel Joyce, Rachel 4 608 Two British women on an expedition to New Caledonia in seach of a gold beetle encounter hardships, secrets and intrigue along with unexpected friendship and love.
7396 Mistakes Can Kill You L'Amour, Louis 3 453 Nine of L’Amour’s earlier short stories, sometimes written under the pen name Jim Mayo, that exemplify the rugged morality of the best Western writing. His characters come alive on the page, and his ability to capture the spirit and authenticity of the Wild West is unrivaled. Mistakes Can Kill You transports you to a world you’ll never want to leave.
7385 Murder at the Brightwell: The First Amory Ames Mystery (An Amory Ames Mystery, #1) Weaver, Ashley 4 540 Amory Ames, a wealthy young woman questioning her marriage to her notoriously charming playboy husband, Milo, is looking for a change. She accepts a request for help from her former fiancé, Gil Trent, not knowing that she’ll soon become embroiled in a murder investigation.
7403 Only Woman in the Room, The Benedict, Marie 3 462 Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underestimated in everything else, she overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side and understood more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee in disguise from their castle, and the whirlwind escape landed her in Hollywood. She became Hedy Lamarr, screen star.
7395 Plain Leaving, A (The Sisters of Lancaster County #1) Gould, Leslie 4 555 At age twenty, Jessica Bachman left her two beloved sisters and her Amish community after clashing with the new bishop about her role in the family and the future of their farm. She tried to convince Silas Kemp, who'd been courting her for two years, to join her, but when he said no, she fled anyway.
7378 Single Thread, A Chevalier, Tracy 4 533 1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men.
7382 Walk, The: A Novel (The Walk Series #1) Evans, Richard Paul 2 304 What would you do if you lost everything–your job, your home, and the love of your life–all at the same time? When it happens to Seattle ad executive Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by his darkest thoughts.

Adult Non-Fiction

Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
7381 Beacons of Light and Other Poems
3 343 Nature and Christian based poems.
7415 Buddhist Acts of Compassion Bloom, Pamela 2 240 A collection of Acts of Compassion as practiced by Buddhists around the world and meditations for developing compassion.
7399 Everyday Is a Gift Duckworth, Tammy 4 516 A memoir by Senator Tammy Duckworth who’s fighting for and giving a voice to women, moms, our veterans and so many who often feel unheard.
7408 Hill We Climb, The Gorman, Amanda 1 13 Poem delivered at President Biden's inaugural.
7422 Keep Moving Smith, Maggie 1 114 Notes on loss, creativity and change.
7375 Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food Hood, Ann 3 344 From her Italian-American childhood, through raising and feeding a growing family and cooking with her new husband, food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of good food. She pairs her signature humor and tenderness with simple, comforting recipes, Hood spins tales of loss and starting from scratch, family love and feasts with friends, and how the perfect meal is one that tastes like home.
7392 Knitting Yarns Hood, Ann 3 484 A collection of writers have contributed essays that celebrate knitting and knitters. Each story has a knitting pattern with it.
7411 Mastering Diabetes Schefter, Adam 2 278 On September 11, 2001, Joe Maio went to work in the north tower of the World Trade Center. He never returned, leaving behind a wife and a 15-month old son.
7389 Mountains of Spices Hurnard, Hannah 2 307 An allegory of the nine spices mentioned in Song of Solomon compared with the nine fruits of the Spirit.
7409 Orthodox Way, The Ware, Bishop Kallistos 3 390 This book is a general account of the doctrine, worship and life of Orthodox Christians by the author of the now classic The Orthodox Church. It raises the basic issues of theology: God is hidden yet revealed; the problem with evil; the nature of salvation; the meaning of faith; prayer; death and what lies beyond.
7417 Wheels and Wings for Lester Showalter, Velina 3 329 Lester was born with legs that could never take him anywhere, but his imagination and determination did! With a sharp mind and a body confined to a wheelchair, Lester lived life to the fullest, surrounded by a loving community and anchored by a strong faith in God.


Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
3924 Alicia Alonso Takes the Stage, a Rebel Girl's Story Ohlin, Nancuy 2 208 Young girl wants to be a ballerina and overcomes blindness to achieve her goals.
3992 NFS Black Inventors Trusty, Kathy 1 110 Throughout history, Black inventors have achieved some of the world’s greatest advancements in science, technology, engineering, and math. This book highlights 15 men and women who made a big impact with their inventions.
3961 Frog Ate My Sandwich!, A Durkin, Christine 1   Chaos! Caden and Nate make friends with a misbehaving frog who secretly hops a ride with them to their elementary school.
3915 NFS Hatchet Paulsen, Gary 3 196 This is a breathless, heart-gripping drama about a boy pitted aginst the wilderness with only a hatchet and a will to live. On his way to visit his recently divorced father in the Canadian mountains, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the only survivor when the single-engined plane crashes. His body battered, his clothes in shreds, Brian must now stay alive in the boundless Canadian wilderness. More than a survival story, Hatchet is a tale of tough decisions.
3993 It's Perfectly Normal Harris, Robie H. 1 198 It's Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need – now more than ever – to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy. Also reflects the recent input of parents, teachers, librarians, clergy, scientists, health professionals, and young readers themselves. Includes Tactiles.
3914 Long Walk to Water, A: Based on a True Story Park, Linda Sue 2 117 In 1985 southern Sudan is ravaged by war. Rebels and government forces battle for control, with ordinary people…people like the boy, Salva Dut…caught in the middle. When Salva's village is attacked, he must embark on a harrowing journey that will propel him through horror and heartbreak, across a harsh desert, and into a strange new life. Years later, in contemporary South Sudan, a girl named Nya must walk eight hours a day to fetch water. The walk is grueling, but there is unexpected hope. How these two stories intersect is told in this dual narrative.
3930 Lucas at the Paralympics Plohl, Igor 1   Two physically disabled cheer on others at the paraolympics.
3997 Pollyanna and Pollyanna Grows Up Porter, Eleanor H. 5 770 These novels are established children's literature classics, with an uplifting and ever-relevant message of the importance of looking for the positive when life brings trials and challenges.
3940 Rainbow Garden St. John, Patricia 2 215 When Elaine leaves her home in London to stay with the Owen family in Wales, she feels miserable and left out. It's only the little secret garden that she finds at the end of the rainbow that makes staying there seem worthwhile. And then something happens that changes everything.
3941 Secret at Pheasant Cottage, The St. John, Patricia 2 176 Lucy has lived with her grandparents at Pheasant Cottage since she was a little girl, but she has dim memories of someone else. Who was it?
3939 Star of Light St. John, Patricia 2 206 The man watched Kinza as a snake might watch a baby rabbit at play, waiting for the moment to strike. And for one breathless moment Hamid was sure that he would reach out and snatch her away. Hamid does not want his little blind sister, Kinza, to be sold to a beggar by their stepfather, so he decides to rescue her.
3933 Story of Helen Keller, The Platt, Christine 1 71 Story of Helen Keller for young readers.
3989 Tanglewoods' Secret, The St. John, Patricia 2 226 In a struggle to learn to overcome her fiery temper and selfish spirit, Ruth is led to the discovery of a very important Shepherd who can and does teach her how to be good.
3925 Treasures of the Snow St. John, Patricia 2 300 Annette and Lucien are enemies. After Annette gets Lucien into trouble at school, he decides to get back at her by threatening the most precious thing in the world to her: her little brother Dani. But tragedy strikes.
3936 Who Is Stevie Wonder? Gigliotti, Jim 2 100 Story of Stevie Wonder and his musical career.


Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
7412 101 Things to do With a Sheet Pan Baird, Madge 1 188 Cooking for your family or a crowd just got a lot easier with the innovative approach to one-step cooking on a sheet pan.
7416 101 Things To Do With Bacon  Cross, Eliza 1 139 Salty, crispy, crunchy, tasty! Bring home the bacon with these delicious recipes, including appetizers, salads, dinners, and even desserts.
7413 101 Things to do With Chicken  Kelly, Donna 1 138 101 things to do with chicken. From appetizers, soups and salads to sandwiches, wraps and international entrees, these recipes can be used for every occasion.
7388 NFS 50 Wonderful Ways to Use Cheese  Test Kitchen of the American Dairy Association 1 46 50 ways to use cheese.
7391 NFS Betty Crocker's Best-Loved Recipes  Crocker, Betty 3   Along with many recipes from winning essays, included are 75 of the favorite recipes from the Betty Crocker Kitchens. Recipes from A to Z, appetizers, desserts, and entrees, etc.
7410 Bisquick Recipe Cards  Lee, Sandra 2 197 72 new money-saving recipes from Sandra Lee. Most meals 30 minute prep or less.
7393 Campbell's Casseroles  Campbells Soup Company 1 78 A collection of simple and delicious recipes from your favorite brand names.
7390 NFS Cooking from Coast to Coast    1   One recipe from all 50 states.
7387 Incredible Chocolate Recipes Southern Living 1 162 Satisfy all of your chocolate cravings with this mouthwatering collection of the best-of-the-best recipes from the chocolate experts at Southern Living magazine.
7401 Incredibly Easy 6 Gluten-Free Recipes  Favorite Brand Name 1 158 With this cookbook, you are covered for a gluten-free breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Nobody has to be on a special diet to love these delicious dishes.
7384 InstaPot Holiday Recipes    1 151 Holiday recipes–entrees, soups, side dishes and more.
7400 Old Fashioned Christmas Cookies    1 128 Variety of cookie recipes for Christmas or anytime.
7405 Quaker Oats Old Fashioned Classic Recipes  Quaker Oats 1 135 Recipes for breads, breakfast, main dishes, desserts and more made with Ouaker Oats.
7407 Secret Restaurant Chicken Recipes  Favorite Brand Name 1 92 Sandwiches, soups, salads, appetizers and more!
7376 Slow Cooker Recipes (Crock-Pot)    1 72 Recipes for Chicken & Turken, Beef, Pork, Soups & Stews, Side Dishes and Desserts.


Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
7406 50 Crocheted Afghan Borders Leinhauser, Jean 1 75 50 crocheted afghan borders. Some are wide and ruffled, some are narrow and tailored. Others are feminine, some are more masculine. Turn the plainest afghan into something special.
7414 All About Cotton Leisure Arts 1 78 Crochet projects to use in kitchen, bath and all through the home.


Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
3962 Angelina Ballerina Holabird, Katharine 1   Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants nothing more than to be a ballerina. She dances all the time–at home, at school, even in her dreams In fact, she's so busy dancing that she forgets all about the other things she's supposed to do, like cleaning her room and joining her family
3996 Baby's First Bible   1   Perfect introduction to the Bible.
3950 Biscuit Finds a Friend (I Can Read!) Capucilli, Alyssa Satin 1 24 Biscuit finds a lost duckling and helps him get back home.
3957 Biscuit Visits the Pumpkin Patch Capucilli, Alyssa Satin 1   Biscuit the puppy meets new friends in the pumpkin patch.
3951 Bones (Step into Reading 2) Krensky, Stephen 1 32 Discover the bones of the body.
3967 Bonny Button Elle, Pattie 1   Family moves from their farm to western Oregon and their chicken becomes lost in the tall woods. She meets problems and solves them.
3921 Brave Disney Pixar 1   An epic adventure set in the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland.
3927 Change Sings Gorman, Amanda 1   Girl leads a cast of character on a  musical journey and learn they have the power to make changes.
3979 Chicken Little Kellogg, Steven 1   Can an acorn falling from a tree cause a panic?
3966 Chocolatina Kraft, Erik 1   A girl loves chocolate and this causes her problems.
3947 Clfford's Animal Sounds Bridwell, Normal 1 14 Answers the questions such as: What does the cow say?
3978 Cloudy With a Chance oMeatballs Barrett, Judi 1 30 Food falling from the sky?  How strange.
3916 Coco Disney Pixar 1   Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz.
3986 Construction Trucks Dussling, Jennifer 1   Big trucks and what they do.
3975 Curious George Rey, H. A. 1 80 Curious George has a kite and gets into trouble.
3959 Curious George Rides a Bike Rey, H. A. 1 48 George gets a bike and it leads to trouble.
3981 Curious George Takes a Train Rey, H.A. and Margret 1   More adventures with George who seems to always get into trouble.
3926 Dear Librarian Sigwarth, Lydia M. 1   A needy girl finds help at the library. Based on a true story.
3958 Dear Zoo (A lift-the-flap book) Campbell, Rod 1   Zoo animals are pictured.
3948 Eency Weency Spider Want, Margaret 1 12 Count down as all of the itsy bitsy spiders find creative ways to go up  the spout.
3953 Encanto (Step into Reading 2) Mack, Luz M. 1   Family is Everything!  Two sisters rekindle their love of each other.
3994 Farm   1   Finger-tracing fun with LEGO DUPLO farm animals!
3946 Farm (Touch and Feel)   1 12 Farm animals and other items.
3949 Fifteen Animals Boynton, Sandra 1 21 Count the fifteen animals that have been given a special name by a boy who loves animals.
3919 Finding Dory Disney Pixar 1   Finding Dory reunites the friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way.
3922 Finding Nemo Disney Pixar 1   A delightful story of a little clownfish on a big adventure.
3972 Firefly with No Glow, The (A step into reading book level) Smallberg, Rebecca 1 32 A different firefly is happy with the help of his friends.
3963 Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree Christelow, Eileen 1   Alligator snaps at monkeys and with each snap a monkey disappears. They all come back at the end.
3984 Franklin and the Baby   1   Franklin the turtle and his friend Bear learn about being big brothers to Bears new baby brother.
3970 Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, The Goble, George 1   There was a girl in the village who loved horses. She led the horses to drink at the river. She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way.
3918 Good Dinosaur, The Disney Pixar 1   The Good Dinosaur is a humorous and exciting original story about Arlo, a lively Apatosaurus with a big heart.
3954 Hello, Bee   1   A bumble bee looks at flowers and other garden vegetation.
3955 How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten Yolen, Jane 1   Dinosaurs count many common objects.
3974 How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? Yolen, Jane 1   Playful peek into the homes of dinosaur children and their parents at bedtime.
3968 If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Numeroff, Laura 1   If a hungry little traveler shows up at your house, you might want to give him a cookie. If you give him a cookie, he's going to ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache, and then he'll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim.
3964 If You Take a Mouse to School Numeroff, Laura 1   If you take a mouse to school, he'll ask you for your lunch box. When you give him your lunch box, he'll want a sandwich to go in it. Then he'll need a notebook and some pencils.
3976 If You Take a Mouse to the Movies Numeroff, Laura 1   Taking a mouse to the movies leads from one thing to another.
3928 It's So Quiet Rinker, Sherri Duskey 1   A mouse's bedtime story with a surprise ending.
3988 Jabari Jumps Cornwall, Gaia 1   Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.
3929 Kindergarten Hat Lawler, Janet 1   First day at school problems.
3923 Lorax, The  Dr. Seuss 1   Celebrate Earth Day with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic book about sustainability and protecting the environment!
3980 My Magical Foods Cummings, Becky 1   Introduction to healthy foods.
3977 Oh No! My Dinosaur Wants a Bath Comet, J. E. 1   How do you give a dinosaur a bath?  Nothing seems to work.
3944 P.J. Funndybunny Camps Out (Step into Reading 2) Sadler, Marilyn 1 32 Bunny goes camping with friends but not the girls who teach them a lesson.
3982 Penny and Pepper (Pony Mysteries #1) Betancourt, Jeanne 1   Penny meets Pepper, a horse, and together they discover new friends.
3987 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Shealy, Dennis 1   Story of Rudolph and the misfit toys
3960 Sam & Dave Dig a Hole Barnett, Mac 1   Two brothers in search of something extraordinary as they dig deeper and deeper.
3973 Seeds and Trees Walden, Brandon 1   Follow the story of a young prince who gives seeds (words) to and gathers them from those he encounters.
3945 Shapes Scholastic 1 10 Basic shapes such as a square, triangle and circle.
3965 Sit, Stay, Love, Life Lessons from a Dog Kilduff, Chalaine 1   Learn some of the greatest life lessons from a pup! Dogs make us laugh and bring us joy. They fill our hearts and complete our families.
3952 Snow (I Can Read) McKie, Roy 1 61 Children play in the snow.
3971 Spot Says Goodnight (Lift-the-flap book) Hill, Eric 1   Spot the dog says goodnight to different animals.
3932 Star of the Class McNamara, Margaret 1 32 Young girl is excited to be in a class play but forgets her lines.
3995 Stir Crack Whisk Bake America's Test Kitchen 1   A little book about little cakes.
3956 That's Not My Plane..its wings are too bumpy.   1   A mouse is looking for his plane.
3934 This Way, Charlie Levis, Caron 1   Charley the horse and Jack the goat learn to live in harmony after a bad start.
3935 Time for School, Little Blue Truck Schertle, Alice 1   Little blue truck wants to be a school but he is too small.  Will he get his wish?
3920 Toy Story Disney Pixar 1   Of all the toys in Andy’s room, Woody the cowboy is his favorite. But when Andy receives a brand-new toy for his birthday–a space ranger named Buzz Lightyear–Woody suddenly loses his number-one spot.
3983 Truck Book, The Gere, Bill 1   Trucks are described and what they do.
3917 Up Disney Pixar 1   Carl is old and lonely. Russell is young and looking for a friend. When they’re thrown together on the adventure of a lifetime, they discover that friendships are great at any age!
3969 What Will I Do With My Love Today? Chenoweth, Kristin 1   Join young Kristi Dawn as she joyfully walks around New York City, sharing her love through acts of generosity–from singing in the church choir to helping a neighbor weed her garden. When she meets a lonely dog looking for a home, Kristi shows that adoption is one of the most loving and life-changing gifts of all.
3943 Wild Reptiles Snakes, Crocodiles, Lizards, and Turtles (Step into Reading 2) Kratt, Martin 1 32 Basic reptile information.
3937 Wonderful You Graff, Lisa 1   Various fruits are used to explain the change in size during a pregnancy and ending with a beautiful baby.
3991 You Are Mine Lucado, Max 1   Bigger, better, more is how the world determines who's special and who's not. It's a message your kids are hearing every day. But it's not God's message. In this book, Punchinello learns that it's not what you have that counts, but who you are.
3938 You Are Ready! The World Is Waiting Carle, Eric 1 25 The world can seem like a scary place.  But You are Ready.
3990 You Are Special Lucado, Max 1   In the town of Wemmickville there lives a Wemmick named Punchinello. Each day the residents award stickersgold stars for the talented, smart, and attractive Wemmicks, and gray dots for those who make mistakes or are just plain ordinary.  Punchinello, covered in gray dots, begins to feel worthless. Then one day he visits Eli the woodcarver, his creator, and he learns that his worth comes from a different source. Max Lucado’s beautiful story reminds us that we are special to God just the way we are.


Num Title Author Vols Pgs. Description
5081 More New Friends Reader Pathway Publishers 2 227 Reader by Pathway Publishers originally published for use in Amish schools. Each book has carefully selected stories that hold the reader's interest and teach Scriptural values and principles.
5082 More New Friends Workbook Pathway Publishers 2 218 Workbook by Pathway Publishers originally published for use in Amish schools. Each book has carefully selected stories that hold the reader's interest and teach Scriptural values and principles.
5083 New Friends Reader Pathway Publishers 2 224 Reader by Pathway Publishers originally published for use in Amish schools. Each book has carefully selected stories that hold the reader's interest and teach Scriptural values and principles.
5084 New Friends Workbook Pathway Publishers 2 196 Workbook by Pathway Publishers originally published for use in Amish schools. Each book has carefully selected stories that hold the reader's interest and teach Scriptural values and principles.

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