All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat

Twelve Thai boys and their soccer coach bike out to a cave to explore. What they couldn’t have planned on was the rain that would flood the cave in the Read more...

Posted by on June 16, 2022

Pride Month Reads for Youth and Families

Celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community with this list of picture books, nonfiction, and chapter books from a variety of genres and experiences.

Posted by on June 10, 2022

Pride Month Reads for Teens

Celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community with this list of Young Adult books from a variety of genres and experiences. Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo Read more...

Posted by on June 2, 2022

LGBTQ+ Voices & Experiences: An Adult Reading List

Celebrate Pride Month with this collection of stories from and about LGBTQ+ community members.

Starfish by Lisa Fipps

Starfish by Lisa Fipps tells the story of 11 year old Ellie who is carrying the weight of being fat shamed at school and at home. She spends her life Read more...

Posted by on May 26, 2022

Hidden Girl: The True Story of a Modern-Day Child Slave

Imagine you were sold into slavery as an 8 year old child. Now imagine the people that sold you were your parents. This is Shyima Hall’s truth.  She worked 20 Read more...

Posted by on May 19, 2022

Poison Ivy: Thorns by Kody Keplinger

All Pamela Isley wants to do is save the environment. So much so, that she’s willing to kill for it. With the stress of school, a blooming relationship with her Read more...

Posted by on May 5, 2022

Mathical Book Prize Winners

Math is fun and more than just numbers!  All of these books won a Mathical Book Prize between 2015 and 2022.  Mathical awards books that introduce mathematical concepts found in Read more...

Posted by on April 28, 2022

New From Here by Kelly Yang

Drawn from the author’s own experiences, this is a moving story that explores the stress that a pandemic can put on an Asian-American family.

Nick and Nack Make Music by Brandon Budzi

This book for beginning readers is a Highlights Puzzle Reader, combining a simple story with the fun addition of seek and find puzzles. Nick is a brown skinned boy who Read more...

Posted by on April 14, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry and Verse: A Reading List for Adults

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice. Terraform: Building a Better World by Propaganda In Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry & Verse: A Reading List for Teens

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice. Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Xiomara Batista feels Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Social Justice in Poetry and Verse: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections of poetry and books in verse serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of social justice.

Posted by on April 2, 2022

The Once and Future Witches by Alix Harrow

James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonna Eastwood thought they would never be parted. But that was then and this is now. Their bond has been irrevocably broken and now Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2022

Strong Female Leads

Looking for strong female lead characters in Middle Grade and Young Adult fiction? Check out this list compiled by our Youth & Teen librarians.

Posted by on March 28, 2022

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