Card & Letter Writing

  • The adventures of the woman homesteader: the life and letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart. 978.703 STE
  • Against wind and tide: letters and journals, 1947-1986. Anne Morrow Lindbergh. B Lindbergh
  • All the best, George Bush: my life in letters and other writings. B Bush
  • Always, Rachel: the letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman, 1952-1964. B CARSON
  • The angel letters: lessons that dying can teach us about living. Norman J. Fried. 155.937 FRI
  • Arthur Conan Doyle: a life in letters. B Doyle
  • As always, Julia: the letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: food, friendship, and the making of a masterpiece. 641.5092 ASA
  • The autobiography of Medgar Evers: a hero’s life and legacy revealed through his writings, letters, and speeches. B Evers
  • Behind the lines: powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters–and one man’s search to find them. 355.0092 BEH
  • The best letters for all occasions. Rosalie Maggio. 808.6 MAG
  • Birthday letters. Ted Hughes. 821 HUG
  • Blind rage: letters to Helen Keller. Georgina Kleege. 818 KLE
  • Business notes: writing personal notes that build professional relationships. Florence Isaacs. 651.75 ISA
  • The Colton letters: Civil War Period 1861-1865. 973.71 COL
  • The complete guide to card making: 100 techniques with 25 original projects and a template gallery. Sarah Beaman. 745.5941 BEA
  • Crash into me: a survivor’s search for justice. Liz Seccuro. 364.1532 SEC
  • Creative card making for scrapbookers: 226 ideas and techniques for handcrafted cards. 745.5941 CRE
  • Cronkite’s war: his World War II letters home. Walter Cronkite IV. B Cronkite
  • Dear author: letters of hope. Y 028.5 DEA
  • Dear Chandler, dear Scarlett: a grandfather’s thoughts on faith, family, and the things that matter most. Mike Huckabee. 248.4 HUC
  • Dear exile: the true story of two friends separated (for a year) by an ocean. Hilary Liftin and Kate Montgomery. 916.762 LIF
  • Dear friend & gardener: letters on life and gardening. Beth Chatto, Christopher Lloyd. 635.9 CHA
  • Dear genius: the letters of Ursula Nordstrom070.509 NOR
  • Dear Megan: letters on life, love, and fragile X. Mary Beth Busby, Megan Massey. 618.92 BUS
  • Dear Mr. President: letters to the Oval Office from the files of the National Archives. 973.099 DEA
  • Dear Mrs. Kennedy: a world shares its grief: letters, November 1963. Jay Mulvaney, Paul De Angelis. 973.922 DEA
  • Decca: the letters of Jessica Mitford. B Mitford
  • “Does God still love me?”: letters from the street. Sr. Mary Rose McGeady. 362.74 MACG
  • 15 journeys: Warsaw to London. Jasia Reichardt. B Reichardt
  • The 50 greatest love letters of all time. 808.86 FIF
  • Foreign correspondence. Geraldine Brooks. B Brooks
  • Galileo’s daughter: a historical memoir of science, faith, and love. Dava Sobel. B Galileo
  • Good mail day: a primer for making eye-popping postal art. Jennie Hinchcliff, Carolee Gilligan Wheeler. Y 709.04 HIN
  • Grace under fire: letters of faith in times of war. 355.0092 GRA
  • Graham Greene: a life in letters. B Greene
  • Great personal letters for busy people: 300 ready-to-use letters for every occasion. Dianna Booher. 808.6 BOO
  • The greatest generation speaks: letters and reflections. Tom Brokaw. 940.54 BRO, Large Type 940.54 BRO
  • Hi Mom, did you miss me? Joseph Rousch. Ind. Coll. B Roush              
  • I love you, Ronnie: the letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan. B Reagan, Large Type B Reagan
  • Immortal summer: a Victorian woman’s travels in the Southwest: the 1897 letters & photographs of Amelia Hollenback. 979 HOL
  • The John Lennon letters. B Lennon
  • Just send me word: a true story of love and survival in the Gulag. Orlando Figes. 365.45 FIG
  • Kurt Vonnegut: letters. 816 VON
  • The letter Q: queer writers’ notes to their younger selves. Y 306.76 LET
  • Letters and speeches. Theodore Roosevelt. 973.911 ROO
  • Letters from a nut. Ted L. Nancy. 816 NAN
  • Letters from America. Alexis de Tocqueville. 846 TOC
  • Letters from Nuremberg: my father’s narrative of a quest for justice. Christopher J. Dodd. 341.69 DOD
  • Letters from the editor: the New Yorker’s Harold Ross. B Ross
  • Letters of a nation: a collection of extraordinary American letters. 973 LET
  • The letters of John F. Kennedy. B Kennedy
  • The letters of Noel Coward. B Coward
  • Letters of the Amish division: a sourcebook. John D. Roth. Ind. Coll. 289.7 ROT
  • Letters of the century: America, 1900-1999. 973.9 LET
  • Letters to a bullied girl: messages of healing and hope. Olivia Gardner with Emily & Sarah Buder. Y 302.34 GAR
  • Letters to a teacher. Sam Pickering. 371.1 PIC
  • Letters to a young actor: a universal guide to performance. Robert Brustein. 792.028 BRU
  • Letters to a young artist. Anna Deavere Smith. Y 700.2 SMI
  • Letters to a young brother: MANifest your destiny. Hill Harper. Y 170.84 HAR
  • Letters to a young evangelical. Tony Campolo. 248.4 CAM
  • Letters to a young gymnast. Nadia Comaneci. 796.44 COM
  • Letters to a young mathematician. Ian Stewart. 510 STE
  • Letters to a young poet. Rainer Maria Rilke. Y 836 RIL
  • Letters to a young scientist. Edward O. Wilson. 570.92 WIL
  • Letters to a young teacher. Jonathan Kozol. 371.1 KOZ
  • Letters to a young therapist: stories of hope and healing. Mary Pipher. 616.8914 PIP
  • Letters to an incarcerated brother: encouragement, hope, and healing for inmates and their loved ones. Hill Harper. 365.6092 HAR
  • Letters to Jackie: condolences from a grieving nation. 973.922 LET
  • Letters to Jane. Hayden Carruth. B Carruth
  • Letters to my daughters. Mary Matalin. 306.8743 MAT
  • Letters to my son: reflections on becoming a man. Kent Nerburn. 305.31 NER
  • Letters to Sam: a grandfather’s lessons on love, loss, and the gift of life. Daniel Gottlieb. 306.8745 GOT
  • Life beyond measure: letters to my great-granddaughter. Sidney Poitier. B Poitier
  • A life in letters: Ann Landers’ letters to her only child. B Landers
  • The lifespan of a fact. John D’Agata, John Fingal. 808.02 DAG
  • A lifetime of secrets: a PostSecret book. 155.2 LIF
  • The Monitor chronicles: one sailor’s account: today’s campaign to recover the Civil War wreck. 973.752 MON
  • My dear President: letters between presidents and their wives. 973.099 MYD
  • No one loved gorillas more: Dian Fossey, letters from the mist. Camilla de la Bedoyere. 599.884 DEL
  • Nothing left unsaid: creating a healing legacy with final words and letters. Mary Polce-Lynch. 155.937 POL
  • 101+ complaint letters that get results. Janet Rubel. 381.3 RUB
  • 175 fresh card ideas: designs to make and give throughout the year. Kimber McGray. 745.5941 MACG
  • Over 300 successful business letters for all occasions. Alan J. Bond. 651.75 BON
  • The poet’s guide to life: the wisdom of Rilke. 836 RIL, CD 836 RIL
  • Postcards from Ed: dispatches and salvos from an American iconoclast. B Abbey
  • Posterity: letters of great Americans to their children. Dorie McCullough Lawson. 973 LAW
  • Reagan: a life in letters. 973.927 REA
  • Remember how I love you: love letters from an extraordinary marriage. Jerry Orbach, Elaine Orbach. B Orbach
  • Sala’s gift: my mother’s Holocaust story. Ann Kirschner. 940.5318 KIR
  • Screenwriting from the soul: letters to an aspiring screenwriter. Richard W. Krevolin. 808.2 KRE
  • A secret gift: how one man’s kindness–and a trove of letters–revealed the hidden history of the Great Depression. Ted Gup. B Stone
  • The serial killer whisperer: how one man’s tragedy helped unlock the deadliest secrets of the world’s most terrifying killers. Pete Earley. 364.1523 EAR
  • Sincerely, Andy Rooney. B Rooney
  • Stamp with style. Kathryn Perkins. 745.5941 PER
  • Tell my sons: a father’s last letters. Mark M. Weber. B Weber, CD B Weber
  • Ten letters: the stories Americans tell their president. Eli Saslow. 973.932 SAS, CD 973.932 SAS
  • To a young jazz musician: letters from the road. Wynton Marsalis. 781.65 MAR
  • To the letter: a celebration of the lost art of letter writing. Simon Garfield. 808.6 GAR
  • An uncommon soldier: the Civil war letters of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, alias Private Lyons Wakeman, 153 Regiment, New York State Volunteers. 973.781 WAK
  • A Venetian affair. Andrea di Robilant. 945.31 DIR
  • Vita and Harold: the letters of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson. B Sackville-West
  • War letters: extraordinary correspondence from American wars. 355.0092 WAR
  • When no one understands: letters to a teenager on life, loss, and the hard road to adulthood. Brad Sachs. Y 155.5 SAC, Spanish Lang. 155.5 SAC
  • While father is away: the Civil War letters of William H. Bradbury. 973.747 BRA
  • Will they ever trust us again?: letters from the war zone. Michael Moore. 956.7044 WIL
  • Will you marry me?: seven centuries of love. 808.86 WIL
  • Wisdom of our fathers: lessons and letters from daughters and sons. 306.8742 WIS
  • Women’s letters: America from the Revolutionary War to the present. 920.72 WOM
  • Yours ever: people and their letters. Thomas Mallon. 808.6 MAL
  • Zimbabwe bound: a woman’s journey through Africa. Larita Killian. 968.91 KIL

FICTION

  • The Baker Street letters. Michael Robertson. Mystery ROB
  • The Baker Street translation. Michael Robertson. Mystery ROB
  • Be my knife. David Grossman. Fic GRO
  • The boy next door. Meggin Cabot. Fic CAB
  • Broken verses. Kamila Shamsie. Fic SHA
  • The brothers of Baker Street. Michael Robertson. Mystery ROB
  • The confidant. Helene Gremillon. Fic GRE
  • The color purple. Alice Walker. Fic WAL, Y Fic WAL
  • The consequences of love. Sulaiman S.M.Y. Addonia. Fic ADD
  • Cursive. Alex Wyndham Baker. Fic BAK
  • Dead letters. Gerald Hammond. Mystery HAM
  • Dear American Airlines. Jonathan Miles. Fic MIL
  • Dear Mrs. Lindbergh. Kathleen Hughes. Fic HUG
  • Death of a poison pen. M.C. Beaton. Mystery BEA
  • Ella Minnow Pea: a progressively lipogrammatic epistolary fable. Mark Dunn. Y Fic DUN
  • A foreign field. Gillian Chan. Y Fic CHA
  • Forever Friday. Timothy Lewis. Rel. Fic LEW
  • Frances and Bernard. Carlene Bauer. Fic BAU
  • From Italy with love: motivated by letters, two women travel to Italian cities and find love. Large Type Fic FRO
  • The good luck of right now. Matthew Quick. Fic QUI
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows. Fic SHA, Large Type Fic SHA, Spanish Lang. Fic SHA, CD Fic SHA
  • Heart on my sleeve. Ellen Wittlinger. Y Fic WIT
  • The house I loved. Tatiana de Rosnay. Fic ROS
  • I can’t tell you. Hillary Frank. Y Fic FRA
  • Juliet, naked. Nick Hornby. Fic HOR, Large Type Fic HOR
  • Ketchup clouds. Annabel Pitcher. Y Fic PIT
  • The last little blue envelope. Maureen Johnson. Y Fic JOH
  • Last post. Robert Barnard. Mystery BAR
  • The lawgiver. Herman Wouk. Fic WOU, CD Fic WOU
  • The letters. Luanne Rice, Joseph Monninger. Fic RIC, Large Type Fic RIC
  • Letters for Emily. Camron Wright. Fic WRI
  • Letters from Carthage. Bill James. Mystery JAM
  • Letters from Skye. Jessica Brockmole. Large Type Fic BRO
  • Letters from the inside. John Marsden. Y Fic MAR
  • Letters from war. Mark Schultz. Fic SCH, CD Fic SCH
  • Letters of the heart. Lisa Tawn Bergren, Maureen Pratt, Lyn Cote. Rel. Fic BER
  • Letters to Katie: a Middlefield Family novel. Kathleen Fuller. Rel. Fic FUL, CD Fic FUL
  • The lost quilter: an Elm Creek quilts novel. Jennifer Chiaverini. Fic CHI
  • Love, Stargirl. Jerry Spinelli. Y Fic SPI, Large Type Fic SPI, Y AUDIO CD SPI
  • The mailbox. Marybeth Whalen. Rel. Fic WHA
  • The milk of birds. Sylvia Whitman. Y Fic WHI
  • The mislaid magician, or, Ten years after: being the private correspondence between two prominent families regarding a scandal touching the highest levels of government and the security of the realm. Patricia C. Wrede, Caroline Stevermer. Y Fic WRE
  • Moriarty returns a letter. Michael Robertson. Mystery ROB
  • My dearest Naomi. Jerry & Tina Eicher. Rel. Fic EIC
  • On distant shores. Sarah Sundin. Rel. Fic SUN
  • On Sparrow Hill. Maureen Lang. Rel. Fic LAN
  • Ordinary heroes. Scott Turow. Fic TUR, Large Type Fic TUR, Spanish Lang. Fic TUR, CD Fic TUR
  • The perks of being a wallflower. Stephen Chbosky. Y Fic CHB
  • Punkzilla. Adam Rapp. Y Fic RAP
  • Reply to a letter from Helga. Bergsveinn Birgisson. Fic BER
  • Sam’s letters to Jennifer. James Patterson. Fic PAT, CD Fic PAT
  • Seaside letters. Denise Hunter. Rel. Fic HUN
  • The secret correspondence. Annette Mahon. Romance MAH
  • Sorcery and Cecelia, or, The enchanted chocolate pot: being the correspondence of two young ladies of quality regarding various magical scandals in London and the country. Patricia C. Wrede, Caroline Stevermer. Y Fic WRE
  • Things I want my daughters to know. Elizabeth Noble. Fic NOB
  • 13 little blue envelopes. Maureen Johnson. Y Fic JOH
  • Undercover. Beth Kephart. Y Fic KEP
  • Upstate. Kalisha Buckhanon. Y Fic BUC, CD Fic BUC
  • Voss: how I come to America and am hero, mostly. David Ives. Y Fic IVE
  • The Wednesday letters. Jason F. Wright. Fic WRI
  • Why we broke up. Daniel Handler. Y Fic HAN
  • With every letter. Sarah Sundin. Rel. Fic SUN, CD Fic SUN
  • The woman who knew Gandhi. Keith Heller. Fic HEL
  • The year of secret assignments. Jaclyn Moriarty. Y Fic MOR

AUDIOBOOKS

  • As one devil to another: a fiendish correspondence in the tradition of C.S. Lewis’ The screwtape letters. Richard Platt. CD Fic PLA
  • Letters to Malcolm: chiefly on prayer. C.S. Lewis. CD 248.32 LEW

DVDS

  • A bottle in the Gaza Sea. DVD Foreign B
  • 84 Charing Cross Road. DVD Drama E
  • In the good old summertime. DVD Musical I
  • The lake house. DVD Drama L
  • A letter to three wives. DVD Drama L
  • The letter writer. DVD Drama L
  • Letters from Iwo Jima. DVD Foreign L
  • Letters to God. DVD Drama L
  • Letters to Juliet. DVD Comedy L
  • The love letter. DVD Drama L
  • Love letters. DVD Drama L
  • Mary and Max. DVD Comedy M
  • Mujhse dosti karoge! DVD Foreign M
  • P.S. I love you. DVD Comedy P
  • Soldier love story. DVD Drama S

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Across the blue Pacific: a World War II story. Louise Borden. J 940.53 BOR
  • All their names were Courage: a novel of the Civil War. Sharon Phillips Denslow. J DEN
  • Around the world: who’s been here? Lindsay Barrett George. Pic GEO
  • A ceiling of stars. Ann Howard Creel. J CRE
  • Changes for Kit!: a winter story, 1934. Valerie Tripp. J TRI
  • Cinderella (as if you didn’t already know the story). Barbara Ensor. J ENS
  • Clementine’s letter. Sara Pennypacker. J PEN, J AUDIO CD PEN
  • Daddy-Long-Legs. Jean Webster. J WEB
  • Dear Cinderella. Marian Moore, Mary Jane Kensington. Pic MOO
  • Dear Emma. Johanna Hurwitz. J HUR
  • Dear friend: Thomas Garrett & William Still, collaborators on the underground railroad. Judith Bentley. J 973.71 BEN
  • Dear Max. D.J. Lucas, aka Sally Grindley. J GRI, Sp. Lang. J GRI
  • Dear Mrs. LaRue: letters from obedience school. Mark Teague. Pic TEA
  • Dear Papa. Anne Ylvisaker. J YLV
  • Dear primo: a letter to my cousin. Duncan Tonatiuh. Pic TON
  • Dear Whiskers. Ann Whitehead Nagda. J NAG
  • Detective LaRue: letters from the investigation. Mark Teague. Pic TEA
  • Don’t slurp your soup!: a first guide to letter writing, e-mail etiquette, and other everyday manners. Lynne Gibbs. E 395 GIB
  • Drawn by a China moon. Dave & Neta Jackson. J JAC
  • Extra credit. Andrew Clements. J CLE
  • The gardener. Sarah Stewart. Pic STE, J Book and CD STE, DVD Children S
  • Greeting card making: send your personal message. Deborah Hufford. J 745.594 HUF
  • Handmade cards for fun! Dana Meachen Rau. J 745.594 RAU
  • I wanna new room. Karen Kaufman Orloff. Pic ORL
  • If ever I return again. Corinne Demas. J DEM
  • LaRue for mayor: letters from the campaign trail. Mark Teague. Pic TEA
  • A letter to Mrs. Roosevelt. C. Coco De Young. J DEY
  • Letter to the Lake. Susan Marie Swanson. Pic SWA
  • Letters from a desperate dog. Eileen Christelow. Pic CHR
  • Letters from the heart. Annie Bryant. J BRY
  • The letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart, woman homesteader. JB Stewart
  • Letters to Leo. Amy Hest. J HES
  • Lily’s garden. Deborah Kogan Ray. Pic RAY
  • Little Wolf’s book of badness. Ian Whybrow. J WHY, Sp. Lang. J WHY
  • Little Wolf’s diary of daring deeds. Ian Whybrow. J WHY
  • Little Wolf’s haunted hall for small horrors. Ian Whybrow. J WHY
  • The long, long letter. Elizabeth Spurr. Pic SPU
  • Love, Aubrey. Suzanne LaFleur. J LAF, J AUDIO CD LAF
  • Love from your friend, Hannah. Mindy Warshaw Skolsky. J SKO
  • Love letters. Arnold Adoff. J 811 ADO
  • Love, Ruby Lavender. Deborah Wiles. J WIL
  • Mail by the pail. Colin Bergel. Pic BER
  • Make your own cool cards: 25 awesome notes & invitations! Peg Blanchette, Terri Thibault. J 745.594 BLA
  • My dear Noel: the story of a letter from Beatrix Potter. Jane Johnson. EB Potter
  • One true friend. Joyce Hansen. J HAN
  • Our tree named Steve. Alan Zweibel. Pic ZWE
  • A pen pal for Max. Gloria Rand. Pic RAN
  • The personal correspondence of Catherine Clark and Meredith Lyons: Pearl Harbor, 1941. Nancy LeSourd. J LES
  • The personal correspondence of Elizabeth Walton and Abigail Matthews: the story of Pocahontas, 1613. Nancy LeSourd. J LES
  • The personal correspondence of Emma Edmonds and Mollie Turner: assignment: Civil War spies, 1862. Nancy LeSourd. J LES
  • The personal correspondence of Hannah Brown and Sarah Smith: the Underground Railroad, 1858. Nancy LeSourd. J LES
  • Plantzilla. Jerdine Nolen. Pic NOL
  • Please write back! Jennifer E. Morris. E MOR
  • Polly’s pen pal. Stuart J. Murphy. E 530.8 MUR
  • P.S. Longer letter later. Paula Danziger, Ann M. Martin. J DAN, J AUDIO CD DAN
  • The quiet place. Sarah Stewart. Pic STE
  • Regarding the fountain: a tale, in letters, of liars and leaks. Kate Klise. J KLI
  • Regarding the sink: where, oh where, did Waters go? Kate Klise. J KLI
  • Same, same, but different. Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw. Pic KOS
  • Same sun here. Silas House, Neela Vaswani. J HOU
  • Sea monkey summer. Cheryl Ware. J WAR
  • The silver balloon: story and pictures. Susan Bonners. J BON
  • Snail mail no more. Paula Danziger, Ann M. Martin. J DAN
  • The T.F. letters. Karen Ray. J RAY
  • Your friend in fashion, Abby Shapiro. Amy Axelrod. J AXE

SPANISH LANGUAGE / EN ESPAÑOL

  • Cartas a un joven novelista. Mario Vargas Llosa. Spanish Lang. 808.3 VAR
  • Cuando nadie entiende: cartas a una adolescente sobre la vida, las perdidas y el dificil camino hacia la adultez. Brad Sachs. Spanish Lang. 155.5 SAC
  • Escrituras. Frida Kahlo. Spanish Lang. B Kahlo
  • Memorias y palabras: cartas a pere Gimferrer, 1966-1997. Octavio Paz. Spanish Lang. 866 PAZ
  • El regalo del tiempo: cartas a mis hijos. Jorge Ramos. Spanish Lang. 170.44 RAM, Spanish Lang. CD 170.44 RAM
  • Amores virtuales. Marina Castañeda. Spanish Lang. Fic CAS
  • Cartas a mi mama. Teresa Cardenas. Spanish Lang. Fic CAR
  • La identidad. Milan Kundera. Spanish Lang. Fic KUN
  • Atentamente, Ricitos de Oro. Alma Flor Ada. Sp. Lang. Pic ADA
  • Con cariño, Amalia. Alma Flor Ada, Gabriel M. Zubizarreta. Sp. Lang. J ADA
  • De carta en carta. Ana Maria Machado. Sp. Lang. J MACH
  • Lobito aprende a ser malo. Ian Whybrow. Sp. Lang. J WHY
  • Querido Max. Sally Grindley. Sp. Lang. J GRI
  • Ratoncito Perez, cartero. Alma Flor Ada, F. Isabel Campoy. Sp. Lang. Pic ADA
  • El secreto de la Abuela Maria. Carla Caruso. Sp. Lang. Pic CAR

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