Category: Library News

Posted By John David Anderson

This story takes place in Branton Middle School.  Four boys, Frost, Bench, Wolf, and Deedee formed a very special, close friendship, which they called their “ tribe.”  Perceived by some as nerds, they were intensely loyal to each other and were willing to do their own thing without trying to interact the way most of the students […]

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Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

This is one of my favorite books I read last year. The story follows Will, a young man whose bother has just been murdered. Will knows the rules, No Crying, No Snitching, REVENGE. On his way down the elevator to seek his revenge he connects with people connected to his brother, who are dead, and […]

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A Million Ways Home by Dianna Doris Winget.

This wonderful book is about twelve-year-old Poppy who has lived with her grandmother and guardian since she was one- year-old.  Their lives take a sudden turn when Poppy’s grandmother suffers a stroke and is hospitalized.  Poppy hates the orphanage where she was placed following the stroke. Poppy’s plans get foiled when she is the only […]

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Loser By Jerry Spinelli

This story explores the life of Zinkoff through his 6th grade.  Zinkoff does not fit into the accepted roles around him.  He is rather clumsy, not quick academically, and he finds humor in unexpected, unpredictable ways, he is a unique individual. But Zinkoff is a happy, regular kid in many ways.  He wants to have […]

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May Library events

Happy May Day! We have a full month of library programs! We are starting a new series this month, Tech Tuesday. This month we will be doing Word 101, which will be an introduction to Microsoft Word. Please contact the library if you are interested in participating.

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Beneath a Scarlet Sky By Mark Sullivan

This is a little known story based on true events in the lives of Italian citizens during the last two years of WWII. Prior to later events, Pino Lella uses his skill as a skier and very strong person to escort many Jews and other targeted people to escape over the mountains to safety in […]

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