It’s back to school for all of us! Whether we go to school ourselves or we support our little ones as they make their way through their own academic experience, we are all affected.
One of the most important parts of a good school experience is a
great teacher. Remember your own “magical teacher”? You know, the one who opened the door and showed you just how big the world is.
Our friends at Brightly offer their own
list of favorite teachers, in kids’ lit.
Take a peek, and enjoy the memories of your favorite real and book-based magical teachers.
September is around the corner, and with it comes new page-to-screen adaptations! Get a head start on reading or re-reading these titles now!
Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
Film release date: September 2
The Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers
Film release date: September 23
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Film release date: September 30
Haven’t made it on a grand adventure this summer? Stop by the Explore the World display in the Lobby to pick up some titles for your next armchair tour, or explore these selections.
Continue reading Explore the World…Through Books!
This debut young adult novel by Alaskan author Bonnie Sue Hitchcock first caught our attention because of – you guessed it- the very unique title. But beyond that,
is a coming of age story like few we’ve read. The Smell of Other People’s Houses
Continue reading Staff Pick – The Smell of Other People’s Houses
Join us for a special story time on Saturday, August 13, where local author Carol Luna will read from her new picture book, Tomas and the Galapagos adventure!