I have never watched All My Children or any other soap opera but I do know what makes a soap opera and have read a few books that I think would qualify. Am I that old? They are both too cute, way too cute. I mean, just how cute is it to have washed your toilet seat with Listerine instead of alcohol so that it is sticky instead of clean?
Book Discussion Kits This is a list of books that have been used by Wisconsin public libraries in their book discussion groups. The Wisconsin public libraries listed have agreed to loan out their multiple copies of book discussion titles to other Wisconsin public libraries to be used for their discussion groups.
If you have book titles to add to this list, please send them to wla at wisconsinlibraries. If you are an individual with a book group who would like to borrow these books, please contact your local public library to see if they are available through Interlibrary Loan. Thirty-something, unmarried and very cool Londoner, Will Lightman meets Marcus, an impossibly uncool, twelve year old.
Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends, and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up. Manitowoc Public Library 11 copies Marathon Co. Based on the correspondence of the little-known 19th century writer, Mary Hallock Foote, the novel's heroes represent opposing but equally strong strains of the American ideal.
Racine Public Library 16 copies Marathon Co. A woman returns to her hometown to care for her father and reconnects with her past, the community, and herself. Manitowoc Public Library 13 copies Ar'n't I a woman?
Three children lost their innocence -- as the sweltering summer heat bears down on the hottest day in -- and their lives are changed forever. At first, she feels that illegitimacy has defeated her, that her life is already what it's going to be. She finds that storytelling and fantasies are the only places where she can find solace and control.
Clear-eyed and spirited, she grew up poor in rural Kentucky with two goals: She succeeds on both counts when she buys a '55 Volkswagen and heads west. Eliza Naumann, a seemingly unremarkable nine-year-old, sweeps her school and district spelling bees in quick succession, much to the astonishment of her gifted but troubled family.
Public Library 5 copies Racine Public Library 14 copies Beloved by Toni Morrison In writing Beloved, Morrison said she had set out to "disentangle the grip of history while remaining in its palm.
Racine Public Library 6 copies Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "massacre" by Ian K. A wounded and disillusioned Confederate soldier decides to walk back to his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains and to Ada, the young woman he left there years before.
Separate but Not Alone by Robert V. Public Library 5 copies Crispin: Latour is patrician, intellectual, introverted; Vaillant is practical, outgoing, sanguine.
After struggling with painful childhood memories, Siddalee Walker grows to understand and accept her colorful and troubled mother Vivi through an appreciation of her mother's lifelong friendships with the women who belonged to the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.
An alternative history set in the past where the Crimean War has never ended and featuring the resourceful, fearless literary detective Thursday Next. This remarkable book blends the experience of several Wisconsin men who fought in the Civil War with the course of events back home in Manitowoc Wisconsin.
Manitowoc Public Library 14 copies Gabriel's Rebellion: A poor seventeenth-century servant girl knows her place in the household of the painter Johannes Vermeer, but when he begins to paint her, nasty whispers and rumors circulate throughout the town.
Irish woman Gracelin O'Malley has married the English landlord, but openly defies him as she feeds the desperate people knocking on her door. As political unrest sweeps across nineteenth century Ireland, Grace harbors rebels, including her own brother.
Public Library 5 copies His Excellency: A young Jewish woman finagles an invite to a "Gentiles-only" inn and through this humorous book, succeeds in entering the world that excludes her. Learn about the statue of the Unknown Norwegian and why Lake Wobegon never made it onto the map, and many other small-town stories.
Miller illustrates how Wilder's novels enhance her readers' understanding of history and how a historical perspective framed Wilder's fiction, while chronicling Rose Wilder Lane's efforts to publish and promote her mother's sentimental yet believable tales of family life on the frontier.
A lawyer gets romantically involved with the homeopath who is trying to help him and ends up ethically challenged when his office prosecutes her because one of her patients falls into an allergy-induced coma.Mar 17, · Founded in , Barter Theatre offers professional, repertory theatre, productions per year, and two unique stages: Barter Main Stage and Barter Stage II.
Recognized as the premiere theatre in the region, Barter launched the careers of such notable actors as Gregory Peck, Patricia Neal and Ernest Borgnine TripAdvisor reviews. Walking Across Egypt Walking Across Egypt Mattie Rigsbee is the main character in Clyde Edgerton's southern style novel, Walking Across Egypt.
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