Reading. Running. Knitting. Cooking. Embracing Geekiness.
For all you Wimpy Kid fans out there (and I know who you are…even you high school students), Jeff Kinney is coming to the area to promote his latest book. He will be appearing on November 4th, courtesy of Children’s Book Worldin Haverford (my favorite book store). But because they are expecting a lot of Wimpy fans, 1) you must buy a ticket in advance for the event and 2) the event is going to be…
So, this book has been in the library since last year, but I never got a chance to talk it up. And then, last Friday, the author became the youngest person to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
So, the book is I Am Malalaby Malala Yousafzai. She is the young woman who was shot by the Taliban for going to school and for speaking about the importance of education for girls. The book gives an easy…
I keep getting inquiries for read-alikes for Ellen Hopkins books. So I made a list, and tried to include a balance of novels in verse and problem/issue novels, new releases, award winners, and easier reads. See the annotated list here.
I’d also throw some “classics” in here…Make Lemonade and Bronx Masquerade.
There are so many new books in the library right now! I want to tell you all about the new books, but don’t want to neglect the old ones. So I’m compromising. Today’s book is an older book that’s new to our library.