Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Annie and I hit the library yesterday, and I was very excited by what I found there. I'd planned on sharing anyway, and when when I saw Eva's Library Loot, well how could I resist, huh?
I hit the graphic novels section in hopes of finding a Manga book to start out Rhinoa's challenge. After flipping through several that I just wasn't sure about, I came across Bizenghast by Marty LeGrow. Picked up the first two. Not sure what I'll think (my very first experience with Manga), but they sure sounded good.
And while I was there, I figured I'd look for a couple books for the Graphic Novels challenge. I've been wanted to read Rose by Jeff Smith for a long time now, and was thrilled to find it. Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi was just a total impulse pick-up...looked fun. And The Doll's House! I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it! Our library branch apparently just bought it. I inter-library loaned it one time months back...only to be totally disappointed because a bunch of the pages had been cut out of it. Had to do a little happy dance right there in the library when I found that one. Which, by the way, is a very good way to embarrass one's preteen daughter.
Finally, there's Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata, another one I've been wanting to read for a while. And it will work perfectly for the World War II challenge.
Yep, I was mighty pleased with my little haul.