Kids’ Book Picks: Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi, LEGO Star Wars: Rebel Alliance, and Goodnight Numbers by Danica McKellar

I often struggle to choose just one kid book each month, because I have so many I want to recommend! This is why I decided to pick three very different and wonderful books for my kid book picks this month. If you need or want more recommendations, then make sure to visit our online catalog to see staff picks for kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

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Teen Book Pick: Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

My teen book pick for the month is Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley. I absolutely loved this book and recommend it for anyone who likes contemporary young adult stories. This book is for readers who have enjoyed Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley, Another Day by David Levithan, Off the Page by Jodi Picoult, and Things we know by Heart by Jessi Kirby. Words in Deep Blue feels incredibly realistic and is a story about loss, first loves, and growing up.
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Tell Me, What’s A Librarian Look Like?

This is what a librarian looks like

This is What a Librarian Looks Like : A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information by Kyle Cassidy

This is what a librarian looks likeLibraries – librarians – in this age of internet-carried information, who needs ’em? Who, indeed? In this photo-rich reflection, Cassidy delves into what librarians and libraries bring to their communities.

Through more than 220 photographs of librarians who share their personal thoughts on what it means to be a librarian, and original essays on libraries by some of our most beloved writers, journalists, and commentators, you can catch a glimpse of how essential libraries – and librarians are to us. Continue reading Tell Me, What’s A Librarian Look Like?

13 Books That 9- to 12-Year-Old Boys Say Are Awesome

Books for Boys, 9-12

13 Books That 9- to 12-Year-Old Boys Say Are Awesome

Sometimes it’s hard to help your guy find books that fit him and hook him into reading. Our friends at Brightly have shared a list of “Boy Books” that are actually recommended by boys! Try these boy-reads that are reviewed by real boys, from kids who love reading to those who are reluctant to read. Continue reading 13 Books That 9- to 12-Year-Old Boys Say Are Awesome