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April 26, 2009
"Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery" Deborah and James Howe This tale gets you hoppin' once you start to read. Harold, a dog, and his pal Chester the cat get a new family member: a bunny with mysterious habits and fangs who mysteriously gets out of his cage at night! Will Chester and Harold get to the bottom of his mysterious habits in time? Find out more about this creepy tale!
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1994 | HUGO MARTIN
Mayor Richard Riordan and a Clinton Administration representative announced Monday the release of $2.8 million in federal grants for local volunteer organizations to provide services and assistance to victims of the Northridge quake. The grants will be distributed to 13 volunteer organizations to provide quake cleanup in low-income neighborhoods and parks, tutoring for students whose schools were closed and day-care services, among other programs.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 21, 2010
Fiction Weeks on list 1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. 41 2. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith (Grand Central: $21.99) The ax-wielding president seeks vengeance against vampires for the death of his mother. 1 3. House Rules by Jodi Picoult (Atria: $28)
ENTERTAINMENT
January 16, 2011 | By Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times
Tiger's Curse A Novel Colleen Houck Splinter: 416 pp., $17.95 Inter-species romance has become routine in young adult lit lately, especially between nubile young women who like their guys muscular and wolfen, at least for part of the day. In the kickoff to a trilogy from debut author Colleen Houck, the object of affection this time is feline ? a big cat of regal bearing with azure eyes and a purr that rumbles like a train. FOR THE RECORD: "Tiger's Curse": A Jan. 16 review of Colleen Houck's novel "Tiger's Curse" calls it the first part of a trilogy; it is part of a five-book series.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 26, 2012 | By Susan Carpenter, Los Angeles Times
Greg Heffley, Big Nate, Nikki Maxwell and other tween book characters are back. Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers By Dav Pilkey Scholastic, 304 pp.: $9.99, for ages 7 and up Elementary school mischief makers travel back in time to kindergarten to confront a sixth-grade bully in the ninth installment of this series following the exploits of George and Harold and their principal-turned-superhero Captain...
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