Shelf Help July 2020
Have you torn through your home library? Read all the magazines around? Why not try your local library? Many are offering curbside pick-up and have tons of eBook options to get everyone reading. Try out these fun books all about sports and camping. We have options for all ages!
Long Armed Ludy shares the story of one determined athlete who participated in the First Women's Olympics and won gold in the shot put. With beautiful illustrations and a charming narrative, the book's characters come to life on the page - reminding readers of the power of perseverance and community. Based on the true story of Lucile "Ludy" Godbold, this picture book is sure to inspire and delight readers of all ages.
The Roanoke cabin campers are back together for another summer to hang out, earn badges and go on adventures. This summer they discover a giant egg in the forest. While the campers are waiting for the giant egg to hatch, poachers steal the egg. Never to be outsmarted, the campers come up with a plan to retrieve the egg.
The true story of Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston - the first girl to play little league baseball - is proof that you don't have to be a grown-up to change the world. Anybody's Game is a colorful picture book that tells Johnston's story. This book demonstrates how courage, gumption, open-mindedness and inclusivity aren't just positive character traits - they're a force for positive social change.