Children Recommendations

Snow Party


As I write this, spring is starting, so it's a funny time to write a review of Snow Party, but it's simply one of my favorite...»

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By Benjamin, Michigan Avenue
08/14/13 | Children

Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs


Happy Day! A new Mo Willems book! Three Dinosaurs are -definitely not- setting a trap for Goldilocks in Willem’s inspired spin...»

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By Shannon, Youth Services
07/8/13 | Children

The Boy Who Cried Alien


In this fun rhyming twist on the Boy Who Cried Wolf, no one believes Larry the Liar when he tells them a spaceship with two aliens...»

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By Shannon, Youth Services
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Nobel Prize

2013 Prize in Literature
Alice Munro

National Book Award

2013 Prize for Fiction
The Good Lord Bird
by James McBride

2013 Prize for Nonfiction
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

by George Packer

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

Caldecott Medal
2014 award

by Brian Floca

Printz Award

2014 award

by Marcus Sedgwick

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers (top 5 combined print & e-book sales)
The King
, by J.R. Ward
I've Got You Under My Skin
, by Mary Higgins Clark
The Fixed Trilogy, by Laurelin Paige
Shadow Spell
, by Nora Roberts
Missing You
, by Harlan Coben

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers (top 5 combined print & e-book sales)
Flash Boys
, by Michael Lewis
Heaven is for Real
, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
Upstairs at the White House
, by J.B. West with Mary Lynn Kotz
10% Happier, by Dan Harris
Thrive, by Arianna Huffington