The Un-Friendship Bracelet (Craftily Ever After) by Martha Maker

This first in the Craftily Ever After series introduces two best friends, Maddie and Emily, who love to create together. When new girl Bella joins their classroom, Maddie begins a Read more...

Posted by on September 18, 2018

Coco

In this riveting, comedic and touching Hispanic rooted story, the main character, Miguel, becomes trapped in the land of the dead during the Day of the Dead, or Día de Read more...

Posted by on September 18, 2018

Zach and Lucy and the Museum of Natural Wonders by Pifferson Sisters

Meet creative brother and sister duo, Zach and Lucy, whose escapades leave their neighbors curious, excited and maybe a little worried. The Pifferson Sisters and illustrator Mark Chambers have created Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2018

Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson

Carroll uses a grayscale palette to wonderful effect in this highly successful and modernized graphic novel adaptation of Anderson’s classic, and the accessible writing is all the more commanding due Read more...

Posted by on August 30, 2018

Black Hammer Vol. 2: The Event by Jeff Lemire

Marooned in a small country farm town, Abraham Slam and his family of strange heroes cannot leave. Their adventures in Spiral City woking as unlikely heroes seem like another life Read more...

Posted by on August 28, 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

Women Who Launched the Computer Age by Laurie Calkhoven

In this, one of many books in a nonfiction series that follows industry trailblazers, Calkhoven gives an in depth introduction of the six women first involved in the ENIAC project Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2018

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Neuromancer is the cyberpunk novel.  Published in 1984, it both popularized the genre and is the genre’s most essential work.  It tells the story of a cyberspace cowboy named Case, Read more...

Posted by on August 21, 2018

Learning to Drive by Isabel Coixet

Learning to Drive is a leisurely, character-driven movie billed as a "comedy drama" but its overall tone is more hopeful and reflective than hilarious.

Posted by on August 18, 2018

The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta

It’s not until her twelfth birthday that Kiranmala discovers she’s a demon-slaying princess, and not just a normal girl from New Jersey.

Posted by on August 13, 2018

Beep and Bob: Too Much Space by Jonathan Roth

After failing to fail his entrance exam, Bob has started school at Astro Elementary, the only school located in the orbit of an outer planet, but there’s just one problem: Read more...

Posted by on August 6, 2018

Is it Warm Enough for Ice Cream? by Victoria Palastanga and Violet Peto

The question posed in this sturdy board book is a jumping-off point for a discussion of seasonal changes that a child experiences throughout the year.

Posted by on August 1, 2018

The Thickety: A Path Begins by J.A. White

Kara Westfall is known as the witch girl. As she uncovers the underlying truth of her island home, her mother, and her own powers, Kara realizes not everything is as Read more...

Posted by on July 26, 2018

The Postmortal by Drew Magary

The Postmortal is set in an America not too far in the future,where a man has discovered the cure for aging. While at first this is outlawed, and is only Read more...

Posted by on July 21, 2018

On the Road by Madeleine Deny

On The Road  is another addition to the series Let’s STEP Books to Grown On by Madeleine Deny. Young readers are introduced to familiar vehicles: a motorcycle, cop car, and Read more...

Posted by on July 16, 2018

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