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The Case of the Missing Moonstone

Posted on: September 22, 2015 at 8:54 pm, in

by Jordan Stratford This mystery set in 1826 London stars Lady Ada Byron, daughter of Lord Byron and Mary Godwin, later to be known as the famous Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Eleven year-old Ada and fourteen year-old Mary will be tutored by Percy Shelley, a poet and Lord Byron’s best friend. Ada and Mary […]

Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

Posted on: September 15, 2015 at 9:00 am, in

Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoonby Kate DiCamillo Fans of Mercy Watson and Leroy Ninker will love the latest in the Tales From Deckawoo Drive series. Francine Poulet, an animal control officer who once had to capture Mercy, is the star of this adventure.  Both Francine’s father and grandmother were animal control officers and Francine […]

Saint Anything

Posted on: September 14, 2015 at 9:00 am, in

By Sarah DessenSydney has lived her whole life in the shadow of her older brother Peyton. Everyone in her life, especially her parents, dote on him despite his continued troubles with the law. Then one night, her brother gets in real trouble when he drives drunk and hits a boy on a bike. Now Sydney […]

Alex as Well

Posted on: September 2, 2015 at 4:47 pm, in

Alex as WellBy Alyssa BrugmanThis is the complicated story about a young teen who is trying to figure out who they are. Many teens are trying to figure themselves out but for Alex things are a little more complicated because Alex, our main character, was born a little different. Alex was born intersexed. What is […]

Book of the Month: September – Emmy & Oliver

Posted on: September 1, 2015 at 10:00 am, in

Emmy & Oliverby Robin BenwayEmmy and Oliver are best friends up until grade 2 when the unthinkable happens, Oliver is kidnapped by his dad. Oliver’s friends and family are all devastated when he disappears and for 10 years Oliver is always in everyone’s minds – lost, but not forgotten. One day they receive the news […]