Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Wedding Month, February 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
You Are Cordially Invited:

February is Wedding Month

Whether you are looking for practical advice for your own wedding, interesting customs

and rites, or just a novel about weddings, these books are what you want.


Monger, George P. Marriage Customs of the World: From Henna to Honeymoons. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2004. Ref GT2690.M65 2004

Explore customs, rituals, and religious rites from around the world.


Bride's Wedding Planner. Ed. rev & updated. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1989. BJ2051.B698 1989

Cherlin, Andrew J. The Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today. New York: Vintage Books, 2009. HQ535.C416 2009

Claro, Daniella. How to Have the Wedding You Want (not the One Everybody Else Wants You to Have). New York: Berkley Books, 1995. HQ745.C56 1995

Folly, Michael P. Wedding Rites: A Complete Guide to Traditional Vows, Music, Ceremonies, Blessings, and Interfaith Services. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 2008. BV835.F57 2008

Lalli, Cele Goldsmith. Modern Bride Wedding Celebrations: The Complete Wedding Planner for Today's Bride. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1989. BJ2051.L35 1992

Lehman, Victor D. The Pastor's Guide to Weddings & Funerals. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 2001. BV199.M3 L44 2001

McFarlane, Doreen M. Weddings with Today's Families in Mind: A Handbook for Pastors. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2007. BV199.M3 M34 2007

Muzzy, Ruth, and R. Kent Hughes. The Christian Wedding Planner. Wheaton, Ill: Tyndale House, 1991. BJ2051.M82 1991

Post, Elizabeth L. Emily Post's Complete Book of Wedding Etiquette. Rev. ed. New York: Harper Collins, 1991. BJ2051.P54 1991

Warner, Diane. How to Have a Big Wedding on a Small Budget: Cut Your Wedding Costs in Half--or More. 2nd ed. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1992. HQ745.W37 1992


Bowen, Rhys. Royal Blood: A Royal Spyness Novel. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2010. Leisure Reading PR6052.O848 R679 2010

Fforde, Katie. Wedding Season: A Novel. New York: St. Martins, 2010. Leisure Reading PR6056.F54 W43

Garcia Lorca, Frederico. Blood Wedding. Oxford, UK: Oxbow Books, 2009.

PQ6613.A7634 B613 2009

Karon, Jan. A Common Life: The Wedding Story. New York: Viking, 2001.

PS3561.A678 C6 2001

Children’s Literature – Curriculum Center

English, Karen. Nadia's Hands. N.p.: Boyd Mills Press, 1999.

Curr Center PZ7.E7232 Nad 19991

Nadia is a flower girl in a Pakistani wedding.

Henkes, Kevin. Lilly's Big Day. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2006.

Curr Center PZ7.H389 Lg2006

Lilly, the mouse, is a flower girl at her teacher’s wedding.

Keyes, Frances Parkinson. Once on Esplanade: A Cycle Between Two Creole Weddings. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1947. Curr Center PZ7.K523On


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