Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

Yuyi and her son leave Mexico and travel to the United States. They are welcomed in a language not yet their own and have to learn and discover many new Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2020

Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

An inspiring memoir for young readers by one of basketball’s greatest players, Becoming Kareem is not just for sports fans. This 2021 Rebecca Caudill award nominee and NY Times Bestseller Read more...

Posted by on May 14, 2020

Celebrating The Beatles

Our May 13th program of Beatlemania! had to be cancelled due to the library being closed. Please enjoy these Beatles resources available through our Digital Branch. How the Beatles Changed Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2020

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark

This book begins with Grace Hopper as a young girl who breaks clocks simply to put them back together and find what makes them tick. With her parents’ support, she Read more...

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay Haring by Kay Haring

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing is the story of the world famous pop artist. Written by his sister Kay Haring, the picture book takes a look at Read more...

Posted by on January 2, 2020

Out of the Silence: After the Crash by Eduardo Strauch by Eduardo Strauch

It was the stillness of the mountain that invaded Eduardo Strauch’s mind, body and soul, making him unable to talk about his survival of the 1972 crash of Uruguayan Air Read more...

Posted by on November 19, 2019

Mary, Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey

Bailey captures Mary’s unique spirit as she answers the question, “How does a story begin?” The gothic-style illustrations that Sardà creates sets a wonderful tone for the story, without appearing Read more...

Posted by on September 5, 2019

First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great by Agata Nowicka, Rich Wallace, and Sandra Neil Wallace

For over a century, immigrants and refugees from around the world have made important contributions to the United States in areas such as politics, sports, entertainment, art, and science. From Read more...

Posted by on February 7, 2019

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

Throughout history, black women – from virtual unknowns to luminaries – have been leading the way in medicine, law, the arts, sports and more, but they have not always been Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2019

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

In this autobiographical audiobook, Amy Poehler talks directly to you, the listener. She speaks honestly and openly of her life, time travels us back to her youth, discusses how she Read more...

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Amidst the rising tensions of the Civil War, President Lincoln is dealing with more than the state of the country; his son Willie caught something akin to typhoid fever and Read more...

Posted by on August 25, 2018

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Tina Fey is a powerhouse of the writer/actor/comedian/producer variety, and now her deadpan snark finds itself on the page in her memoir, Bossypants.

Posted by on June 30, 2018

Natural Disasters: I Cover Them. I Am One. by Ginger Zee

The weather around us can cause horrific disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and so much more. For television meteorologists like Ginger Zee, all these situations are a challenge: to present Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women by Angela Robinson

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women pictures the life of William Marston, psychologist and creator of the Wonder Woman superhero comic books. In 1928, Professor Marston taught Psychology at Radcliffe Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2018

Real Artists Have Day Jobs (And Other Awesome Things They Didn’t Teach You in School) by Sara Benincasa

A collection of 52 essays from comedian Sara Benincasa about some lessons she’s learned the hard way. Some of the essays she writes are things we know about already: life Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

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