Friday, February 12, 2010

Happy Birthday(s)!

It seems that there are a number of Birthdays to celebrate today!

Abraham Lincoln (February 12th 1809 - April 15, 1865)
Books available in our collection:
The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln Volumes 1-7 (308.1 LIN)
Manhunt: The Twelve Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (364.152 SWA)
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (973.7092 GOO)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (813 STO)
Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography (B LIN)
and many more!
Click here for a biography, quiz, photo gallery and more!

Charles Darwin (February 12, 1809 - April 19, 1889)
Books in our collection:
Charles Darwin: On the Trail of Evolution (JUV 575.092 TWI)
Discoveries that Changed Science (JUV 500 MAR)
Evolution: The triumph of an Idea (576.8 ZIM)

Here is a David Attenborrough BBC Special on the legacy of Charles Darwin:

Judy Blume (February 12, 1938)
Books in our collection:
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret (JF BLU)
Fudge-a-Mania (JPB BLU)
Forever (YA BLU)
Smart Women (FIC BLU)
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (JPB BLU)
Summer sisters (FIC BLU)
And Many More!
Judy Blume has made a lasting contribution to the world of literature and we wish her a very Happy Birthday!
To learn more about this award winning author, find a complete list of books, read interviews and more, visit her website at

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