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Giveaways from the Nebraska Library Commission

A variety of books and videos are available to those visiting the Library Commission. Any Nebraska library is welcome to these books, including those titles listed below.

Books are available for free if picked up at the Library Commission, or they can be mailed to your library for a suggested donation of $3.00 per paperback or $4.00 per hardcover.

For more information or to reserve available titles, contact the Information Services Team

Some currently available children's titles: (Looking for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or library science?)

Title Author Format Copies
The ABCs of Dinkology: Time In-Between
Mixes comic book art with prose, poetry, footnotes, trading cards, and an unofficial soundtrack
by A.E. Stueve Paperback 1
The Curse of the Fates
Lottie suddenly begins to lose her hair. Is it a curse?
by Sydney Olson Paperback 2
A Friend at Midnight
After their mother remarries, Lily's brother chooses to go live with his father in Washington, D.C., until the day he calls home from the Baltimore-Washington Airport where his father has abandoned him.
by Caroline B. Cooney Paperback 1
A girl and her bear go on a journey that begins with a bit of a fright and concludes with unanticipated compassion and trust.
by Sharon Rues Hardcover 3
The High King
When the most powerful weapon in the land of Prydain falls into the hands of Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death, Taran and Prince Gwydion rally an army to stand up to the dark forces.
by Lloyd Alexander Paperback 1
I Wish... I Had a Name
A delightful children’s storybook, filled with beautiful images featuring Nebraska wildlife.
by Mary Henning Hardcover 3
Jacob's Backward ABC's
Jacob can't stand it. "Getting bored here, Mom!" So Mom gives him a challenge...
by Mary Golderinger Hardcover 2
The Judgmental Flower
Teaches the skill of valuing the differences of others.
by Julia Cook Paperback
Love Circles the World
People of all cultures share love with each other or with nature.
by Marion Young Hardcover 1
The Magic Word: Stellybird
An interactive children's book.
by J.D. James Hardcover 2
My Grandma Makes Lefse
Children will enjoy the rhyming verse and original illustrations which accompany the major steps of "lefse day" in Norwegian households.
by Becky Thaldorf Latka Hardcover 1
Native and Novel in Nebraska
A look at eight different animals from Nebraska.
by Patt Harper Paperback 2
Park's Quest
Park can't figure out why his mother refuses to talk about his father who died in Vietnam.
by Katherine Paterson Paperback 15
Rez Dog
Rocket, a State Patron sniffer dog, is stolen by a drug cartel leader and his friends race to save him.
by Tom Frye Paperback 3
Shower in the Rain
A hilarious suggestion for moms trying to do it all.
by Brooke Williams Paperback 1
Super Smart Sugar
This book recognizes Sugar, an American Pit Bull Terrier, as an intelligent, humorous and cleaver dog.
by Barbara Freeman Hardcover 2
'Twas the First Night Before Christmas
Readers will welcome the familiar cadence of the classic rhyme as they learn the essential facts of the first Christmas.
by Mary Beth Vonk Paperback 2
The Watsons Go To Birmingham
Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan...they happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown up..
by Christopher Paul Curtis Hardcover 1

For more information, contact Information Services Team.