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By Sharon Sturgis
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ELLINWOOD — There are new books at the Ellinwood School/Community Library. They are:
“Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys. In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, and all that summer has to offer. But one night, the Soviet secret police barge into her home, deporting her along with her mother and younger brother. They are being sent to Siberia, and her father is sentenced to death. In a long and harrowing journey, it is only their incredible strength, love and hope that pull her family through each day. But will love be enough to keep them alive?
“Warman’s Antiques and Collectibles 2013.” The most trusted price guide is available for you to review and find those treasures hiding in the attic or garage. Covering everything from furniture to movie posters, this volume may help you to value your belongings.
“Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life” by Michael Moore. Oscar-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, and the nation’s best known provocateur, shares a series of true stories from his life, stories that shaped and molded his remarkable career. Deeply personal, and unflinchingly honest, this autobiography takes readers through the zeitgeist of the past fifty years, as only Michael Moore can share.
“The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food From My Frontier” by Ree Drummond. The internet phenomenon is now on television and in print, sharing her cooking recipes and tips, as well as life advice from a farm girl, transplanted from urban America. Recipes include detailed step-by-step photographs, and guaranteed to make everyone smile, sigh and beg for seconds.
“Cake Pops: Tips, Tricks and Recipes for More than 40 Irresistible Mini Treats.” Cake Pops are the next big thing in sweets and delectable desserts. Here is a guide to creating them, and decorating them in unique and irresistible ways.
“Guantanamo Boy” by Anna Perera. He’s fifteen. He hasn’t done anything wrong. But on a trip to visit him mum’s family in Pakistan, he enters a living nightmare. He’s kidnapped and taken to a place thousands of miles from his home in the United Kingdom. A place where torture and terror are the daily routine. A place called Guantanamo Bay.

Sharon Sturgis is the librarian at the Ellinwood School/Community Library.