Dystopian Novels for Younger Readers

My ten-year-old daughter has been asking me to let her read The Hunger Games. The answer is, “Not yet,” mostly due to the novel’s child-on-child violence. But there’s another factor: Even if she read the book and the violence didn’t bother her, she still wouldn’t understand why kids are killing kids because she hasn’t yet […]

Book Review

  The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories is a recently published anthology of short stories written by young adult writers Maggie Stiefvater, Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff. In May of 2008, these writers created a website called Merry Sisters of Fate, merryfates.com, a place for them to post very short stories, about one a week. […]

Graphic Novels for Both Genders

In David J’s Place we have many non-superhero graphic novels for your enjoyment. I know you already know that, but it’s good to be reminded every now and then. For the most part, these graphic novels tell stories of love, loss and hope that are common to other media like movies and traditional novels. Yet […]

New Kid’s Movies Coming Soon

New DVDs are on the way! Here is a list of children’s DVDs that will appear soon on the library’s shelves. Many of these titles are new to the library while others may be replacements or extra copies of already owned titles. Bark, George. . .and More Doggie Tails Buddy The Chubbchubbs Dino Dan: To […]