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Oprah Winfrey: A Little Golden Book Biography by Alliah Agostini
This book about the host of the highest-rated daytime talk show in American history and one of the most influential and successful women in the world is an inspiring read-aloud for young children, as well as their parents and grandparents.

Styx and Scones in the Cracked Crystal by Jay Cooper
Styx the cat and Scones the dog live with two friendly witches. When the witches are out, the pets play fetch with their crystal ball. Then it cracks, sprouts legs, and runs off! Can they catch it before the witches get home?

A Wild Promise: An illustrated Celebration of the Endangered Species Act by Allen Crawford
In this book, acclaimed artist Crawford beautifully illustrates more than 80 animals that embody the spirit, legacy and commitment of the Endangered Species Act.

Bridge & Tunnel Boys: Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, and the Metropolitan Sound of the American Century by Jim Cullen
This book compares the life and work of Long Islander Joel and Asbury Park, New Jersey native Springsteen, considering how each man forged a distinctive sound that derived from his unique position on the periphery of the Big Apple.

The Fifth Quarter by Mike Dawson
Lori Block is dedicated to her fourth-grade basketball team, despite being relegated to an extra period before the real game starts, known as the fifth quarter, when the not-so-good kids play and the points don't count.

The Pineys: My Cousin, the Piney by Tony DiGerolamo
From the creator of the Jersey Devil comic book comes a story about four cousins cursed by their ancestors, brought together by destiny and trying to keep South Jersey from going to Hell.

Looking for America on the New Jersey Turnpike by Angus Kress Gillespie and Michael Aaron Rockland
Two American Studies professors from Rutgers University show how the New Jersey Turnpike – that "ugly icon,'' America's "widest and most traveled'' road – has found its way into the minds, if not the hearts, of artists and drivers alike.

Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor by Kim Kelly
This is a revelatory, inclusive history of the American labor movement by Kelly who born in the heart of the South Jersey Pine Barrens and grew up visiting Burlington County Libraries!

Adventure with Piney Joe: Exploring the New Jersey Pine Barrens by William J. Lewis, Illustrations by Shane Tomalinas
Our beloved guide and Piney translator Piney Joe might be the last gnome in the woods. Take a walk with him discovering places full of wild and mysterious scenery in the New Jersey Pinelands.

Medford by Dennis McDonald
Settled by Quakers in the late 1600s, Medford was dominated by sawmills and gristmills in the mid-1700s. During the 1800s, small Quaker and public schools were scattered throughout the township, three of which still survive today. The book features photographs taken at the turn of the 20th century.

Audience: Adult Kids Family
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