We have added new books to the fiction and non-fiction collection.
Remaking the John is the story of the creation the toilet. Chernobyl’s Wild Kingdom explores the animals that are living in the Chernobyl after the nuclear disaster. Head Up Philosophy is a basic introduction to philosophy. What Color is your Parachute? For Teens offers some career guidance for teens.
Ghost Walls is an account of archaeological dig site and the tumultuous story of the house and land. Fad Mania! highlights 20th century fads in America. This is Pollock and This is Dali are biographies of Jackson Pollock and Salvador Dali.
Sara Shepard is bringing the Pretty Little Liars series in to a close with Vicious. James Patterson added another volume to the Witch & Wizard named The Lost. Rush Revere continues his time traveling adventures in Rush Revere and the American Revolution.
We have just added the most recent volume of Naruto and a book of fairy tales in poetry form called Poisoned Apples.
Stop by the library to pick up something good to read. These books should get you into the holiday spirit.
We have added four audiobooks to the YA collection.
We have Revolution by Deborah Wiles, which was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.
Uncaged by John Sanford and Michele Cook is the first in “The Singular Menace” series.
If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth is about two young men bonding over their love for music.
The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming is a non-fiction book-on-CD recounting the true story of the Romanovs, Russia’s last royal family.
Back in July, Lauren Pfendner who entered ‘Solve a CD Case’ Giveaway through Books on Tape. These audiobooks and a few more to come are the prizes. IVPL would to thank Books on Tape for these wonderful addition to our collection.
“The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and the enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.” Source
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award for young people’s literature.
The finalist for the award include:
Threatened by Eliot Schrefer
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
Noggin by John Corey Whaley
The books on the longlist include:
The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
Skink-No Surrender by Carl Hiaase
100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
You can find the history of the award and the past winners and finalist here.