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Book Review: Nothing like a puffin by Sue Soltis

In Sue Soltis’ first children’s book, Nothing like a puffin, she compares and contrasts a playful puffin with every day items.  Is a puffin unique?  Is it similar to a ladder, a newspaper, or a shovel?  How about a goldfish, snake, … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Nation by Ben Carson, M.D.

In One Nation, Dr. Ben Carson lays out a clear action plan for bringing Americans together while he describes many of the factors that have recently and historically pulled Americans apart. Some of the issues discussed are the “PC police, … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name, 50 Years Later…

I was raised in New York City by admittedly sheltering parents. In March 1964, I became aware that something very bad had happened to a woman, though I wouldn’t know details for a while. Her death seemed particularly important to … Continue reading

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What young adult science fiction and fantasy books do you have that are new and fun to read?

Here’s some upcoming young adult science fiction titles that will be arriving at the library soon!  You may go ahead and place a request on the books you want now so that when they arrive from our book vendor, you’ll … Continue reading

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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan When Khaled Hosseini burst on the scene with his first novel The Kite Runner in 2003, the power of his story and its location in Afghanistan resonated in what was a very recent post-911 … Continue reading

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