The books on this list range in tone from Latinx folklore-derived magical realism to claustrophobic psychological terror but they all feature the uncanny, the surreal, or the supernatural in the … Continued
6th Grade Battle Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you’re interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and Overdrive (library … Continued
9th – 12th Grade Battle Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Learn more and register at www.carnegielibrary.org/battleofthebooks If you’re interested in audio or digital copies of the books check out Hoopla and … Continued
What kind of bird are you? A hummingbird or maybe a cardinal? Perhaps a falcon, a crow, or even a penguin? Librarians are often thought to be owls, but if I were a bird, I believe I would be a cockatiel or a parrot. Garnet, a young 16-year old girl living in the 1920s and our main character, believes she is a sparrow because of how “normal” her life is so far.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Guided by Downtown staff members Amy D and Sherry Y, we’ve put our heads together and picked a few titles about this … Continued
Foz Meadows’ duology is a refreshing fantasy adventure. On Earth, Saffron Coulter is dealing with continued sexual harrassment at her high school in Australia. She’s given words of encouragement from … Continued
Rosalie Knecht has not written a traditional spy novel for her 2nd published book. Instead, Who is Vera Kelly? is an empathetic character study. As a girl in 1957, Vera … Continued
2018 brought a wonderful variety of essay collections and memoirs from LGBTQ+ authors – here are four of the best I’ve read.
There’s something so satisfying about a one-sit wonder.
If you’ve been in a band you’ll relate in some way to these stories, and if you haven’t, then now you’ll know.