Reviews and Blog Posts: snow

Have You Seen the Yeti Yet?

Book cover, The Thing About Yetis

There have been Yeti sightings at the Green Valley Ranch branch! Library staff brought the snow inside this year for our Walking in a Winter Wonderland program. The snowy (but warm!) corridors of the maze seem to have attracted a young Yeti. Come to the Green Valley Ranch branch any time this week (Dec. 20-26) during regular business hours* to explore the maze and take your picture with our friendly Yeti.

Penguin in love

by Salina Yoon

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Penguin in love is one of the most heart warming books I have read in a while. It is a true romance from cover to cover, but simplifies it into the most basic of equations. This book haphazardly follows the lost item theme that people may be familiar with, think...

Winter Fun With Froggy

Froggy Gets Dressed

It's about to get cold in Denver! If you're looking for some indoor fun for your little one try brainstorming creative activities after reading a favorite picture book.

I love Jonathan London's Froggy books, and one of my favorites is Froggy Gets Dressed. Froggy doesn't care that frogs are supposed to hibernate in winter. He's ready to play in the snow. He is so excited to go outside that, despite his mother's reminders, he forgets to put on the appropriate winter garb.

Here are a few fun things you can do after reading this book:

Waiting for winter

by Sebastian Meschenmoser

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A deer tells a squirrel about snow, "White and wet and cold and soft." The squirrel decides to stay awake this winter and see the snow. The squirrel's attempts to stay awake (vigorous exercise, singing sea shanties) wake up a hedgehog and a squirrel, who also want to see this...

The Voyage of the Short Serpent : a novel

by Bernard Du Boucheron

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This literary trip across frozen seas to medieval Greenland made me very thankful that I live in the 21st century. A bishop, sent by the Church to investigate rumors of heresy and to check the progress of a group of settlers, encounters every imaginable horror of weather and desperation. How is it possible to like a book...

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