Category Archives: award-winners

Book Review: Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, by A. S. King

Feminism meets magical realism in Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, written by young adult author A.S. King. This ambitious narrative follows recent high school graduate Glory as she struggles to make sense of her place in the world while … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Scary Stories for Kids

It’s no secret: Kids love scary stories. With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year for a good fright! Recently, I listened to some spooky audiobooks to get ready for the season; Doll Bones by Holly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Welcome to a landscape of ash and gray, overlooking burnt out cities and scattered garbage, blowing in a cold wind. This is the setting for author Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, The Road, which was adapted into a film in 2009 … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Adventures of Beekle, by Dan Santat

Dan Santat, author of The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend, is the 2015 recipient of the Caldecott Medal awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artists of the … Continue reading

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I’ve been hearing a lot about the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club, do you have any recommendations for adults who want to participate?

The Mayor’s Summer Reading Club is not only designed for children and teenagers, but for adults too! You are also able to win prizes by logging in each book you have read – online or at your local branch – … Continue reading

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