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Joyeux Anniversaire Jules Verne! (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905)

French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Cover and illustrations from A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Containing a Complete Account of the Wonderful and Thrilling Adventures of the Intrepid Subterranean Explorers, Prof. Von Hardwigg, His Nephew Harry, and Their Icelandic Guide, Hans Bjelke. Translated from the French of Jules Verne, Author of “From the Earth to the Moon,” “The Mysterious Island,” Etc., etc. With Fifty-two Illustrations By Riou. Sold only by subscription. New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1864?

1. Cover                                                                                                               2. ‘A Diamond Mine’                                                                                   3. ‘The Mushroom Forest’                                                                       4. ‘These Animals Fought with Fury’                                                                     5. ‘Terrific Combat’                                                                                               6. ‘The Plain of Bones’                                                                         7. ‘Gigantic Inhabitants’                                                                                         8. ‘Human or Not?’

Holiday Library Books, December 2014

My True Love Gave To Me edited by Stephanie Perkins
Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Time to get into the holiday spirit by reading some lovely Christmas stories.