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Lassen County Tim6s/Westwood PinePress Tuesday, r ay 1 2007 3B Continued from page 1B Former and current library volunteers are recognized at a luncheon held at the library on Tuesday, April 17. Present at the luncheon are Bob Semon, back left, Marita Dimond, Mimi Rena, Linda Phillips, Families for Uteracy Coordinator Emily Pangborn, Kay Baker, Bernice Schoun, staff member Thomas Braun, Nancy Pullium, library trustee Gall Valceschini, Katy Geis, front left, library trustee Daphne Stark, Phyllis Stuart, Agnes Smith, and Faye Garate. Cookie Monster encourages library patrons to buy cook- ies during National Library Week. This small three-day event alone raised $136 for the library. Library trustee Daphne Stark examines a selection of the hundreds of fiction books available at the Lassen Library's book sale on Saturday, April 14. Photos sub- miffed by Lassen Library is awarded 'We The People Bookshelf Grant' for 2007 "The Pursuit of Happiness" The Lassen Library District Board of Trustees accepted 15 bookshelf titles, four Spanish translations, and one CD at the April board meeting, presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association. The theme for this year's grant award is We the People Bookshelf on the 'Pursuit of Happiness.' The Lassen Library is one of 2,000 to receive the book- shelf, the set of books which relate to the "inalienable right" and how Americans across time and place have understood and strived to pursue happiness. The We The People Bookshelf Grant award- ed at the end of March to the library after submission, of -an apphca on and detatled essay com1#]6ted by Emily Association to initiate the grant as part of a program to encourage young people to read and understand great lit- erature while exploring themes in American histor3: It also has explored themes such as courage and freedom and becoming American in past years. The books on display in the young adult section of the library include classics in four age ranges and are ready for patron check-out. Books included for grades K through 3 are: "Aesop"s Fables" 'by Aesop, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" .by Robert Frost, and "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" by Virginia Lee Burton, which is also in Spanish. BOoks for grades 4 th/'ofigl 6 are: "T ck Everlasting" by Natalie Babbitt, which is also in Spanish, "The Great Migration" o by Jacob Lawrence, "These Happy Golden Years" by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and "Journal of Wong Ming-Chung" by Laurence Yep, Books for grades 7 through 8 are: '~ Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L"Engle, "Esperanza Rising" by Pam Munoz Ryan, which is also in Spanish, and "Carry On, Mr. Bowditch" by Jean Lee Latham, Books for grades 9 through 12 are: "Kindred" by Octavia Butler, "O Pioneers!" by Willa Cather, which is also Spanish, "The Great Gatsby" by E Scott Fitzgerald, "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman and "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine. A bonus is a sing along CD "Happy Land: Musical Tributes to Laura Ingalls Wilder," The Nl~H also provided a/yard recipients with supple- mentary materials, including bookplates placed in each book to identify the grant, and bookmarks and posters to help publicize the importance of these selected books. Pangborn in November of 2006. 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