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Category Archives: 8-12

Around America to Win the Vote by Mara Rockliff

Whoever wins the 2016 Presidential election, it will go down in history as the first time a woman has won a major party’s nomination. But it has been less than … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harriet the Invincible by Ursula Vernon

It’s a tale as old as time: a tiny baby, an angry fairy godmother, a curse that can only be broken by the kiss of a prince. But Harriet Hamsterbone … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff

Trent thinks about what ifs a lot these days. What if he hadn’t gone out that day to play hockey on the lake. What if he hadn’t hit the puck … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Once A Shepherd by Glenda Millard

“He wept ten thousand footsteps while a million raindrops fell. Once he marched right into hell.” Beautiful and poignant, Once a Shepherd is the story of Tom Shepherd, who goes … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lady Liberty: A Biography by Doreen Rappaport

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me: I lift my … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is the well known tween/teen author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. His books, which merge classic mythology with the modern world, are action packed, funny, … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg

  You won’t expect to experience a number of belly laughs while reading about real-life deaths, but with How They Croaked, that’s what you’ll get. Written in a casual, friendly, sometimes … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment