Chagrin Jigsaw Puzzles
We now stock puzzles designed and published right here in Chagrin Falls.
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Anyone you want to brag to? Really, does their hometown have 20+ art puzzles??? The puzzles have 500 pieces and are priced at $16.95; about the same as mass produced 500 piece puzzles.
The Gamma Girls of Chagrin Falls
by Janet Kuivila with illustrations by Jane McKelvey $10
This is a charming story about a couple of 4th grade girls “who don’t fit in” --and don’t choose
to--who find each other after one moves from Oregon to Chagrin. The book explores the advantages of marching to your own drummer, which is what the psychologists call the Gamma personality. A great gift as a read to--or with--or for the independent reader. Even if she is an Alpha, and especially if she is a Beta. And there is a 2nd in the series available to
The Tree That Took A Walk: A Chagrin Falls Christmas Fable
by ET Thoryk $7.95
To celebrate the Millennium, Chagrin Falls raised its largest Christmas tree
ever, and one of the largest in the whole world. This delightful book is one woman’s version of how the tree grew up to be so beautiful and important. And this book delivers a rare and inspiring modern day fable for kids of all ages.
Chagrin Falls, a memoir by Gary Palmer $19.95
Gary, class of ‘58 had a growing up experience in Chagrin that differed from most of us. A interesting read for folks who knew Chagrin in the 50’s and 60’s.
Chagrin...Whence the Name by Elizabeth Rodgers $5
The real, true, and allegedly factual story behind our unique name.
Non-Book items make great gifts for yourself or others
Chagrin Falls post cards and Christmas Cards. And numerous Chagrin cards by Nancy Evans, Tan Gillespie, Mary Hobbs, Barbara Taylor et. al.
Calling Hours by Glenn Wyville $12.95
For mystery buffs and locals.
A tale of intrigue in the mortuary business with lots of local color (including Stroud Lawrence) and a story that will keep you guessing until the very end.
Carlo’s Vendetta by Glenn Wyville $13.95
Takes off where Calling Hours ended. A thrilling ride through
Cleveland’s Mafia country as the new local Capo tries to
make up for 3 years in jail by killing our hero who is a young
undertaker working at Chagrin’s own Stroud-Lawrence.
Letters from Papa by Glenn Wyville $6.95
Glenn has compiled a group of stories he wrote for his
grandchildren over the years. Each one includes an important
lesson about growing up. The stories have been edited with
early readers (5-11) in mind and at the same time are
just right for parents to read at bed-time to those not quite
ready to read to themselves. The connection each story has
to Chagrin along with delightful illustrations by Carla Guseilo
will help engage the young reader’s interest.
Over The Falls by Dave Cockley & Herb Ascherman $5.95
A sorely needed 2nd edition of one of Fireside Book Shop’s
all-time favorites. A great story for kids about a child’s stuffed
dog that is discarded and how he finds a new love. Wonder
where Toy Story II got the idea?
Chagrin Falls Coloring Book by TagArt $5.95
By local artistic celebrity, Terry Taggart, this is something our fans
have been requesting for years.
Under The Popcorn Shop by Jim Vittek $10.95
Jim Vittek’s novel about growing up in Chagrin Falls.
Annie’s Anecdotes by Annie Huggett Gumprecht $7
A compendium of delightful
letters by Chagrin’s own Annie Gumprecht originally published in the Historical Society’s newsletter.
The Year That Trembled by Scott Lax $21.95
Local author Scott Lax portrays the pains and pressures felt by
a group of recent high school grads during one summer of
the Vietnam War. Recently released in theatres.
Set in Chestnut Falls, Ohio, and filmed in Hiram.
Max’s Wild Goose Chase, Forever Home
Annie Loses Her Leg but Finds Her Way
Max And Annie’s Mysterious Campfire, Max’s Rules
The Artist by Sandy Philipson with the stalwart help of the late Bob Takatch and the rarely early
The eponymous Max and Annie are two wonderful dogs who have great fun and adventure in Chagrin but also a life
threatening brush with cancer. Books are gaining national attention with particular interest for kids with cancer and other serious challenges. The movie is also available.
These books are among the
‘Best in Show’. $17.95
Local Cookbooks by Local Authors
Cooking In The Chagrin Valley
by The Moreland Hills Women’s Committee $14.50
A new cookbook from the Moreland Hills Women’s Committee which is a non-profit social/service organization that raises funds for local charities and community
improvements. Filled with over 200 pages of recipes for all meals.
For Goodness’ Sake! by The St. Joan of Arc Women’s Guild $15
A new cookbook
from the St. Joan of Arc Women’s Guild which services the parish with spiritual, social, and service deeds for the benefit of the community.
A collection of over 200 recipes from family, friends, and members of the community.
Hot from the Hive by Bee Woods $15.95
Recipes from the kitchen of Bee Woods.
It is a hardcover book with rings to add in pages, and includes appetizers, meats and desserts.
What’s Cooking in Chagrin Falls by Chagrin Falls PTO $12.95
A cookbook with
recipes from the community, family and friends of the local PTO, it also includes sketches from the schools art students.