Hail to the Chief!
It’s a presidential election year! Make this a great opportunity to introduce kids to the electoral process and to explore the make-up of our United States.
Hoping to escape her mounting college loan debt, a young woman contemplates faking her death and ends up writing a fascinating book about how and why (or why not) to do it.
The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century
This nonfiction account follows the sensational, headline-grabbing events surrounding the Borden murders of 1892.
Hot Metal – Cold Rolling
Anyone who loves the Pittsburgh area and Western Pennsylvania or just enjoys leaning more about the recent history of Western Pennsylvania and how it became what it is now should read Rust Belt Boy!
Gold Medal Reads
If you don’t feel like waiting for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, pick up one of these inspiring books!
Some Girls Are Born to Lead
A bounty of new biographies for children provide a fresh look at women in politics from the birth of the women’s rights movement to today’s presidential race.
Real Life “Games of Thrones”!
If you’re like me, you’ve grown more than impatient waiting for the next update in the “Game of Thrones” book series and TV show. Fortunately, there are plenty of stories in history just as intriguing, juicy and fun to read about, even if the only dragons are on flags.
Hamilton: The Revolution
Being the complete libretto of “Hamilton” with a true account of its creation and concise remarks on Hip-Hop, the power of stories, and the new America.
A vivid, heartrending account of the struggles of eight families trying to keep a roof over their heads. This is nonfiction that reads like fiction.
Between the World and Me – a testament of love
A father guides his teenage son through the perils of today’s world in this powerful love “letter.”