The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy

Bobby Western, son of a nuclear physicist who worked with Robert Oppenheimer on the atomic bomb, is a salvage diver based in New Orleans tasked with investigating a private plane Read more...

Posted by on November 7, 2022

Indigenous Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue Read more...

Posted by on November 4, 2022

Indigenous Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue reading all year long—with nonfiction and fiction, from remembered histories to imagined futures, by Native authors. A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She’s always felt there was something more Read more...

Indigenous Voices & Experiences: A Reading List for Grade School

We hope these selections serve to educate, celebrate, and encourage dialogue on the diverse nations, cultures, and experiences of Native peoples throughout North America. Celebrate Native American Heritage Month—and continue Read more...

Posted by on November 4, 2022

Essential Amphibians by Marie Pearson

Amphibians include animals like frogs, salamanders and caecilians.  The book starts with an overview of all amphibians and then goes into 22 unique amphibian species.  Two species are even found Read more...

Posted by on October 20, 2022

Drip by Maggie Li

Even the youngest child can begin to learn the important scientific concept of the water cycle with this beautifully illustrated board book. The story opens with a sad little gardener Read more...

Posted by on October 6, 2022

Right to Read: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around education and persons right to read.

Right to Read: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections of books serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on the right to education and right to read.  ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom compiles a list Read more...

Posted by on September 2, 2022

Right to Read: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of centering around education and persons right to read.

Posted by on September 2, 2022

The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

It’s a fine day like any other at the Boston Public Library. Until a scream breaks the silence of the library and irrevocably changes the lives of four people sharing Read more...

Posted by on September 1, 2022

Falling in Love Over Food

Hungry? Get ready to devour these Young Adult books about cooking, baking, family restaurants, and falling in love. Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp As an aspiring Read more...

Posted by on August 4, 2022

Comeuppance Served Cold by Marion Deeds

Set in 1929 in an alternate Seattle filled with magic, violence, and deceit, Comeuppance Served Cold mixes gaslamp fantasy with a noir caper to create a fast-moving novella with a Read more...

Posted by on August 3, 2022

Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

When COVID-19 sweeps through New York City, Jamie Gray is stuck as a dead-end food delivery driver. That is, until Jamie makes a delivery to an old acquaintance, Tom. Tom works for what he calls “an animal rights organization” and his team needs a last-minute grunt to handle things on their next field visit. Jamie, eager to do anything, immediately signs on. What Tom doesn’t tell Jamie is that the Read more...

Posted by on August 1, 2022

Huda F Are You? by Huda Fahmy

Huda used to be the only person in her class wearing a hijab, but when she moves to Dearborn, Michigan and starts a new high school, that all changes. There Read more...

Posted by on July 7, 2022

Own Voices: A Reading List for Children & Families

The #ownvoices hashtag was created by author Corinne Duyvis to spotlight books about characters with marginalized identities created by authors who share the same marginalized identity (or identities). The character Read more...

Posted by on July 1, 2022

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