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The Snow Child

Posted on: January 24, 2019 at 6:53 pm, in

The Snow ChildBy Eowyn Ivey Jack and Mabel are struggling with their relationship and their inability to have children.  Seeking a new start, they travel north to become homesteaders on the Alaskan frontier.   1920’s Alaska can be a brutal place.  Jack must manually clear his land for farming.  Mabel is expected to keep the home […]

The Prince and the Dressmaker

Posted on: January 23, 2019 at 11:08 am, in

The Prince and the Dressmaker Jen Wang This beautiful comic follows Frances, an overworked dressmaker with a creative eye, and Prince Sebastian, a young prince with a secret.  When Frances’ bold fashion creation scandalizes the aristocracy, she receives a cryptic job offer from a mysterious benefactor. Desperate for a better job, she accepts only to […]

Fatty Legs

Posted on: January 21, 2019 at 7:01 pm, in

Fatty LegsBy Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton Young Olemaun Pokiak is desperate to go to school and learn to read like her sister.  But Olemaun lives in the High Arctic, and to attend school she will have to make a five-day journey to Aklavik, Northwest Territories.  Not only that, but she will have to stay […]

The Best Kind of People

Posted on: January 18, 2019 at 3:04 pm, in

TheBest Kind of People by Zoe Whittall Avalon Hills, a privileged town in Connecticut, is the picture of respectability. Their renowned prep school is a place where young people go to learn, grow, and get accepted into Ivy League colleges. George Woodbury is a highly respected teacher at this school, winning teacher of the year every […]

The One and Only Ivan

Posted on: January 18, 2019 at 1:47 pm, in

The One and Only IvanBy Katherine Applegate Ivan is not your typical gorilla.  Although he is massive and strong like other silverbacks, he doesn’t have the opportunity to use his power to protect his family.  Ivan doesn’t live in the lush forests with other gorillas.  He lives at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall – […]

The Glass Sentence

Posted on: January 17, 2019 at 8:49 pm, in

The Glass SentenceBy S.E. Grove Sophia lives with her Uncle Shadrack, a famous cartologer, in the era after the Great Disruption.  Now, different time periods, from both past and future, have emerged in the present.  Now, different regions of the world belong to different Ages. Sophia’s parents have long ago gone missing and Shadrack is […]

What if it’s us

Posted on: January 11, 2019 at 1:31 pm, in

By:  Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera Meet Arthur, Broadway enthusiast, glass half full optimism, and favourite person of everyone he meets. He’s in New York for the summer interning at his mom’s law firm and couldn’t be happier.  Meet Ben, closet writer, glass half empty pessimist, and cool guy who seems not to try too […]