Monday, June 8, 2009

Even More Book Recommendations!

After another busy week of visiting schools, here are a few more books we showed off in classes...just some of the fun titles you can grab to start your summer reading. Don't forget that you can put these on hold from home by visiting the library catalog or in person at either library branch.

Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go by Dale E. Bayse

Milton is a good kid...honest!! So why is he doomed to this place where even the boogeyperson doesn't think he belongs for all eternity...or until he turns 18...whichever happens first?

Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians by Brandon Sanderson

Alcatraz just turned 13 and his present was...a bag of sand. Some inheritance! But then suddenly everyone is after it...and it may be more valuable than he thought. He's off on a dangerous the public library? But watch out for dinosaurs. And sharks. And lots of other stuff those evil librarians have been hiding.

Hip Hop: A Short History by Rosa Waters
How far back to you think hip hop goes? A little history, and a few favorite stars in this quick read.

Teen Zone: Astrology by Jackie Barrow

Draw your own personal chart based on the time and place you were born and get an absolutely personal horoscope!

Adventures in Cartooning by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost

Warning: There is a big dragon in this book who will eat all of your candy if he is not stopped! Read the exciting story, and learn to draw one of your own in this all-cartooning adventure.

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