Monthly Features - September

Fun Fact about September! The name "September" comes from an old Roman word "Septem," which means 7. September was the seventh month of the year on the Roman calendar - it did not become the ninth month until the advent of the Gregorian calendar.

Sept. 4 - Labor Day

Books on First will be closed in observance of Labor Day. We appreciate all of our employees, present workers of the world, and those who came before us and their achievements which sustain us to this day!

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Sept. 10 - heartNational Grandparents Dayheart

Give some love to your grandparents with a book you think they would enjoy or a gift card! 

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Sept. 11 - Patriot Day

A day of remembrance for those who fell on the September 11 attacks. For more information, visit:  https://www.911memorial.org/. We carry books on the topic as well if you are interested in learning more!

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Sept. 15- Oct. 15

 

September 15 was chosen as the starting point for the commemoration because it is the anniversary of the start for independence of Hispanic countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, who all finally became independent from Spain in 1821.

 

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Sept. 23 - Fall Equinox

Fall is here. Prepare your sweaters, playlists, and good reads to make the most of this pretty season! 

 

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Thanksgiving in the Woods By Phyllis Alsdurf, Jenny Lovlie (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Phyllis Alsdurf, Jenny Lovlie (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781506425085
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Sparkhouse Family - October 17th, 2017

Elmo's Best Thanksgiving Ever! (Sesame Street) (Little Golden Book) By Jodie Shepherd, Shane Clester (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jodie Shepherd, Shane Clester (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593483114
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Golden Books - September 6th, 2022

Molly's Thanksgiving Adventure By Michelle Larson, Brelyn Giffin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Larson, Brelyn Giffin (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781941580417
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
This book is nonreturnable. Once we accept this order, it cannot be cancelled and your payment will not be refunded.
Published: Higgins Publishing - November 1st, 2022

Autumn Peltier, Water Warrior By Carole Lindstrom, Bridget George (Illustrator), Autumn Peltier (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Bridget George (Illustrator), Autumn Peltier (Introduction by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250795274
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 19th, 2023

No Brainer (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 18) By Jeff Kinney Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419766947
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 24th, 2023

Every Season Is Soup Season: 85+ Souper-Adaptable Recipes to Batch, Share, Reinvent, and Enjoy By Shelly Westerhausen Worcel, Wyatt Worcel (With) Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781797220307
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Chronicle Books - September 19th, 2023

House of Roots and Ruin (SISTERS OF THE SALT) By Erin A. Craig Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593482544
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Delacorte Press - July 25th, 2023

Can We Please Give the Police Department to the Grandmothers? By Junauda Petrus, Kristen Uroda (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Junauda Petrus, Kristen Uroda (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462331
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 4th, 2023

I Love Grandpa with The Very Hungry Caterpillar By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593523162
Availability: Usually Ships Out to You in 3-7 Business Days
Published: World of Eric Carle - March 14th, 2023

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