A large event is taking place at Brighouse library on Sunday December 10. For a quieter library experience, you may consider visiting the Ironwood, Cambie or Steveston libraries during this time or ask a staff member about our silent study areas.
MaliceBy Chris Wooding Malice is the comic that everyone wants to read. They’ve all heard about it, but hardly anyone can get their hands on it. Malice is kept behind the counter and under beds. It’s dark and disturbing content shows only glimpses of stories. But the kids in these stories aren’t made up – […]
Heart Of A ChampionBy Ellen Schwartz It’s 1941 and ten-year-old Kenny Sakamoto wants to play baseball. His brother, Mickey, is a star player on the Asahi baseball team in Vancouver. But Kenny has a weak heart, and his parents won’t allow him to do anything strenuous – especially baseball. Kenny is determined, so he asks […]
By Kathy Page Dear Evelyn by Kathy Page is a love story that spans seventy years. Harry, a young man who wins a scholarship that enables him to learn much about his beloved poetry, meets the strong-willed Evelyn when they bump into each other on the library steps in pre-war London. Drawn not only […]
Bluecrowne: A Greenglass House StoryBy Kate Milford Fans of Greenglass House rejoice! Kate Milford gives us some Greenglass House history in Bluecrowne. Lucy Bluecrowne has been raised on a schooner. The Left-Handed Fate is her home, but in the early 1800s, a ship is not a safe place for a little girl. Lucy’s father and […]
The Small Things That End The WorldBy Jeanette Lynes It’s 1954, and Sadie Wilder just got the call she’s been waiting for. Her friend, Wanda, has the mumps, and the rich family she babysits for is desperate. So begins Jeanette Lynes’ The Small Things that End the World. Sadie is more than happy to fill […]
The Mystery of Black Hollow LaneBy Julia Nobel Emmy is a lonely kid. Her mother, a so-called parenting expert, is so busy that she doesn’t have much time for Emmy. Her father disappeared when she was three, and Emmy’s mother won’t talk about him – in fact, she has disposed of everything her father owned. […]