Last month, the Library was honored to have Angela Johnson as the guest speaker for our annual young adult author visit. So far, Ms. Johnson has over 30 publications ranging from preschool board books to young adult novels, and has won three Coretta Scott King awards, the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, and the Michael […]
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For fantasy and YA fans, Ben Tripp’s quirky new novel “The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides” is a delight.
Barbarian Lord by Matt Smith Similar to Shrek, Barbarian Lord is ousted from his farm because (in part) he has not been friendly with his neighbors. Supplied with a boat and an onion tied to his belt, he begins a quest to find King Hammerheart who may be able to help Barbarian Lord get his […]
Our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) made a short video for Banned Books Week that discusses why it’s important to read books not everyone agrees with. Check it out!
The Ear, the Eye and the Arm, a Newbery Honor book by Nancy Farmer, tells the story of Tendai, a bored, thirteen-year-old boy who lives in Zimbabwe in the year 2194. He and his younger brother and sister (Kuda and Rita) are not allowed to leave their secure, highly fortified household. Their strict father is […]