Tag Archives | Nonfiction

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New December Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Stranger by Rachel Manija Brown (Fiction) Many generations ago, a mysterious cataclysm struck the world. Governments collapsed and people scattered to rebuild where they could. A mutation called the Change arose, granting some people unique powers. Though the area once known as Los Angeles retains its cultural diversity, its technological marvels have faded into legend. […]

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The Nazis Next Door by Eric Lichtblau

New December Nonfiction

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men By Eric Lichtblau Summary:  The shocking story of how America became one of the world’s safest postwar havens for Nazis Thousands of Nazis – from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich – came to the United States after […]

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Moving into Meditation by Anne Cushman

New November Nonfiction

Moving into Meditation: A 12 Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners By Anne Cushman Summary:  One week at a time, Moving into Meditation lays out a plan for exploring body-based practices to get you more in tune with not only your limbs and core but your mind and heart. Cushman’s curriculum integrates asana with mindfulness […]

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New November Teen Fiction

Let is Snow: Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle (Short Stories) A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only in movies. Well, kinda. After all, a cold and wet hike from a stranded train through the middle of nowhere would not […]

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The Human Age by Diane Ackerman

New Ocotober Nonfiction Books

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us By Diane Ackerman Summary:  Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in it. In this landmark book, she confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, Homo sapiens, is now the dominant force shaping the future […]

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books 2015 is in the works!

Battle of the Books is a reading competition for teams of local fifth graders. Each team consists of 3, 4, or 5 fifth graders and must have an adult coach.  Teams read 15 books chosen by the Youth Services librarians and answer questions in a quiz show format. The list of books will be available […]

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New October Teen Fiction

  Survival Colony 9 by Joshua David Bellin (Fiction Book) In a futuristic landscape ravaged by war, a colony’s hopes for survival hinge on one teenage boy in this fast-paced, action-packed story. Querry Genn is in trouble. He can’t remember anything before the last six months. And Querry needs to remember. Otherwise he is dead […]

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New September Movies

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Feature Film) Captain America teams with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon, in a fight for the future of mankind. Following the cataclysmic events in New York with the Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the […]

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New September Teen Fiction & Audiobooks

Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre (Book) Edie Kramer has a score to settle with the beautiful people at Blackbriar Academy. Their cruelty drove her to the brink of despair, and four months ago, she couldn’t imagine being strong enough to face her senior year. But thanks to a Faustian compact with the enigmatic Kian, she […]

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Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

New September Audiobooks

Personal  –  Jack Reacher Novels, Book 19 By Lee Child  |  Read by Dick Hill Summary:  Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the U.S. military police, now he’s a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. […]

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