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Art Attack

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Art Attack”:

Senior: The History of Photography; Decorated Skin: A World Survey of Body Art; Ways of Seeing; The Power of Comics; The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium; Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers

Middle: The Art of Origami; The Usborne Introduction to Modern Art; Creating the Cover for your Graphic Novel; Complete Book of Drawing; Chasing Vermeer; The Guggenheim Mystery

Junior: The Usborne Complete Book of Art Ideas; Vincent van Gogh; Famous Paintings; Roman Things to Make and Do; Leonardo da Vinci; The Mona Mousa Code

2020-01-24T14:42:47+00:00January 24th, 2020|

Earth Week

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Earth Week”:

Senior: Junk Raft: An ocean voyage and a rising tide of activism to fight plastic pollution; Development, Land Use, and Environmental Impact; The Economics of Clean Energy; Climate Change and Population Displacement; Eyes Wide Open: Going behind environmental headlines; The Paris Climate Agreement

Middle: The Climate Change Crisis; Renewable Resources and You; Biodegradability and You; Recycling and You; Defining and Discussing Climate Change; Planet Protection

Junior: Analyzing Disappearing Habitats; Climate Change and Food Production; Natural Resources Eco Facts; Climate Change Eco Facts; Pollution Eco Facts; Biodiversity Eco Facts

2020-01-17T09:51:55+00:00January 17th, 2020|

Science: Fiction and Fact

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Science: Fiction and Fact”:

Junior: The Extreme Climate; Cell Life With Max Axiom; All About Physics; The Day She Saved the Doctor; Jack and the Geniuses at the Bottom of the World; Secret Coders

Middle: Biology: Understanding Living Matter; Smash: Exploring the mysteries of the universe with the Large Hadron Collider; Scientific Revolution: How science and technology shaped the world; Jinxed; The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl; George and the Ship of Time

Senior: Reality is Not What it Seems; Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs: Are animals conscious?; 30-Second Theories; Never Let Me Go; Killer T; Otherworld

2020-01-10T14:28:02+00:00January 10th, 2020|

Chill Out With a Good Book

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Chill Out With a Good Book”:

Junior: Alice-Miranda in the Alps; Snow Tales; The Big Snow; The Snow Jewel; Crystal the Snow Fairy; Snowboard Superpipe

Middle: Endling: The Last; An Eagle in the Snow; The Snow Spider Trilogy; Julie of the Wolves; Ultimate Snowboarding; The Call of the Wild

Senior: Cold War Capitalism; Brief Answers to the Big Questions; The Dead of Winter; Looking for Alaska; Wintergirls; Let it Snow

2019-12-16T14:52:26+00:00January 4th, 2020|

Holiday Reads

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “Holiday Reads”:

Junior: How the Grinch Stole Christmas; The Polar Express; A Christmas Carol; The Nutcracker; Invasion of the Christmas Puddings; Samantha’s Surprise

Middle: A Christmas Carol and other Christmas stories; Sky Song; The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; Truce; The Meltdown; Skating Sensation

Senior: Lost Christmas; Windfall; The Christmas Books; Home; Hidden Surprise Cakes; A Train in Winter

2019-11-29T12:46:46+00:00November 29th, 2019|

History’s Mysteries

Check out this week’s recommendations based on the theme “History’s Mysteries”:

Junior: Stone Age; Roman Soldier’s Handbook; The Story of the First World War; Gross Facts About Vikings; Life in a Medieval Castle; Prehistoric Adventures: Stone Circles

Middle: North Korea: A closer look at the secret state; The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The struggle for Middle East peace; The Red Baron; 10 Routes That Crossed the World; Renaissance Medicine; The End of World War I

Senior: Historical Revisionism; Recasting Bourgeois Europe; The French Revolution, Napoleon, and the Republic; The Blockade of the Gaza Strip; Showa: A History of Japan 1953-1989; Ancient World: 2700 B.C.E.-c.500 C.E.

2019-11-22T14:42:30+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

New Fiction

Check out some of our new fiction titles:

Junior: Louisiana’s Way Home; Barry Loser: Worst School Trip Ever; A Daring School Rescue; Kat Wolfe Investigates; Bob; 10 Ten-Minute Stories

Middle: The Book of Boy; How to Bee; Endling: The First; The Button War; Sunny; Libby in the Middle

Senior: She is Not Invisible; Scarlet, Otherworld; Refugee; Field Notes on Love; The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

2019-11-08T13:01:47+00:00November 8th, 2019|

Hot Topics!

Check out some of our new titles on Hot Topics:

Junior: Planet Protection; Analyzing the Food Supply Chain; Analyzing Disappearing Habitats; Defining and Discussing Immigration; Defining and Discussing Human Rights; Defining and Discussing Women’s Rights

Middle: The Dangers of Digital Addiction; Pandemics: Deadly Disease Outbreaks; The Climate Change Crisis; Poverty and Economic Inequality; The Global Threat of Terrorism; Alternative Energy Sources: The End of Fossil Fuels?

Senior: Whistleblowers; Automation of Labor; Reproductive Rights; School Shootings; Feminism; Cultural Appropriation

2019-11-01T10:35:00+00:00November 1st, 2019|

New Fiction!

Check out some of our new fiction titles:

Junior: Graveyard Shakes; Sam Wu is Not Afraid of the Dark; The Ghost of Slappy; Amelia Fang and the Memory Thief; A Boy Called Bat; Octo-Man and the Headless Monster

Middle: Fake Blood; Ghost; The Serpent’s Secret; Breakout; Grenade; The Mad Wolf’s Daughter

Senior: Eliza and Her Monsters; Killer T; The Unwanteds; Children of Blood and Bone; Wolf Hollow; Dry

2019-10-25T10:47:57+00:00October 25th, 2019|

Book Reviews and Star Ratings

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2019-10-09T08:17:51+00:00October 9th, 2019|

Spellbinding!

Here are some Spellbinding book recommendations:

Junior: The Lost Magician; Meet the Wizardsons; The Magic Rings; The Magic Finge; Children’s Book of Mythical Beasts & Magical Monsters; Children’s Book of Magic

Middle: Nevermoor; The Wizard’s Apprentice; The Glass Sentence; Quest for the Spark; The Nowhere Emporium; Abracadabra

Senior: The Book of Dust; The Dolls; Baptism of Fire; Slay; The Girl of Ink and Stars; The Books of Magic

2019-10-04T12:57:35+00:00October 4th, 2019|

New French Books

Check out some of the new French books in the library:

Mes P’tits Docs series
Tom Gates series
Mortelle Adèle series
Super Chien series
Journal d’une grosse nouille series
Journale d’un dégonflé series
Riverdale series
Hunger Games series
Alex Rider series
13 Reasons Why
and more!

2019-09-16T14:09:26+00:00September 16th, 2019|
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