Staff Recommendations

One Summer: America 1927

By Bill Bryson
Audiobook

In his most recent book Bill Bryson covers an amazing amount of history from just one year, 1927. Even more amazing is the fact that...»

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By Sarah, Adult Services
03/24/15 | Audiobooks

Fox's Garden

By Princesse Camcam
Book

This wordless picture book emotes such captivating, lyrical thoughts. A red fox, traveling wearily through the muted wintry forest,...»

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By Kristel, Youth & Outreach Services
03/23/15 |

Fox's Garden

By Princesse Camcam
Book

This wordless picture book emotes such captivating, lyrical thoughts. A red fox, traveling wearily through the muted wintry forest,...»

The Whites

By Harry Brandt
Book

Crime fiction of the highest order from master Richard Price,  writing as Harry Brandt. The action revolves around Sgt. Billy...»

The Invention of Wings

By Sue Monk Kidd
Book

If you liked The Secret Life of Bees, you might enjoy Kidd’s new book, which is available at YDL in multiple formats: large...»

Etta and Otto and Russell and James

By Emma Hooper
Book

Etta and Otto are a married couple in rural Saskatchewan, Canada.  Russell owns the property next door. They are all in their 80...»

One Summer: America 1927

By Bill Bryson
Audiobook

In his most recent book Bill Bryson covers an amazing amount of history from just one year, 1927. Even more amazing is the fact that...»

Fox's Garden

By Princesse Camcam
Book

This wordless picture book emotes such captivating, lyrical thoughts. A red fox, traveling wearily through the muted wintry forest,...»

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Falling in Love

By Leon, Donna

Called by the Washington Post "one of the most exquisite and subtle detective series ever," the beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti is back.  This time, while attending a performance by a opera star he saved in Death at La Fenice, Brunetti learns that the singer is being stalked by an obsessed fan who subsequently attacks a fellow performer.

Book Club Kit

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Did you know that the library has over 25 youth and young adult book club kits available for check-out?  From classics, such as To Kill a Mockingbird, to recent titles, such as Th1rteen r3asons Why, each book club kit contains 12 fully-processed paperback copies, questions for discussion, and a heavy-duty canvass carrying bag.  Ideal for after school clubs, scouting troops, or neighborhood reading groups, let the librarians in the youth department help you select the perfect title for your budding bibliophile. 

Award Winners & Bestsellers

Nobel Prize
2014 Prize in Literature
Patrick Modiano

National Book Award

2014 Prize for Fiction
Redeployment
by Phil Klay

2014 Prize for Nonfiction
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
by Evan Osnos

Newbery Medal
2014 award
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo

Caldecott Medal
2014 award
Locomotive

by Brian Floca

Printz Award

2014 award
Midwinterblood

by Marcus Sedgwick

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers (top 5 combined print & e-book sales)
The Girl on the Train
, by Paula Hawkins
Endangered
, C.J. Box
Last One Home
, by Debbie Macomber
All the Light We Cannot See
, by Anthony Doerr
A Spool of Blue Thread
, by Anne Tyler

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers (top 5 combined print & e-book sales)
Dead Wake
, by Erik Larson
American Sniper
, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
The Boys in the Boat
, by Daniel James Brown
Wild
, by Cheryl Strayed
Unbroken
, by Laura Hillenbrand

 

More Award Winners & Bestsellers

Following is a list of award-winning and bestselling materials from a variety of sources. Links will take you to an external page that will open in a new window. If YDL does not have an item you are interested in, please submit a Materials Suggestion to us.

Academy Awards

American Booksellers Association National Indie Bestsellers

Billboard Top 100 songs

Caldecott Medal

Coretta Scott King Award

New York Times Bestsellers

Newbery Medal

Printz Award