Read-Alikes for Squirm by Carl Hiaasen If You Find This by Matthew Baker. On the Run by Tristan Bancks. Bone Jack by Sara Crowe. Fort by Cynthia DeFelice. Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart. Belly [continue reading]
YANovCon 2019 is shaping up to be the best ever! Will we see you Saturday, 1/26 from 12-6pm at Millbrae Library? If you were able to join us for YANovCon last year at Carlmont HS, you [continue reading]
Beatty, Robert. Willa of the Wood. Fiction. Disney/Hyperion, 07/2018. 376pp. $16.99. 978-1-368-00584-5. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8. Willa is a young night-spirit, living in the Great Smoky Mountains and stealing from humans to support the padaran, the [continue reading]
Come see over thirty children’s performers, all in one day, all in one place! Presented annually by the Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California, the Performers’ Showcase is a great day of entertainment that [continue reading]
Do It Yourself Programming Ideas: Mr. Lemoncello’s Library The “Mr. Lemoncello” series of tween novels by Chris Grabenstein would make a wonderful basis for a library Do It Yourself celebration, with games and crafts inspired [continue reading]
Harvey, Jeanne Walker. Boats on the Bay. Gracy McFerrin, Illus. Picture Book. Cameron Kids, 09/2018. pp. $17.95. 978-1-944903-33-6. HIGH ADDITIONAL. GRADES PRE-2. Beginning in the foggy morning, and finishing in the evening, this circular picture [continue reading]
Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell Appelt, Kathi. Maybe a Fox. Avi. Old Wolf. Bauer, Marion Dane. Runt. Beckhorn, Susan Williams. The Wolf’s Boy. Dagg, Carole Estby. Sweet Home Alaska. Frederick, Heather Vogel. Absolutely Truly. Gidwitz, [continue reading]
Horn Book Fanfare Announced: Horn Book magazine’s editors and reviewers have selected their choices for the best children’s and young adult books for 2018. See the list here: www.hbook.com/2018/11/blogs/read-roger/horn-book-fanfare-2018/ .