This Saturday, April 10th, at Alief High School everyone will get a chance to hear Sharon Draper, author of Tears of a Tiger and more, and many other authors speak. There will be books sold directly from the publishers, entertainment, and autographing sessions. Doors open at 10:30 am and the conference ends at 3:45pm. Admission is free but bring money for food and books! Go to this website for more information: http://www.teenbookcon.org/.
It's that time where highschoolers around the country take the test that could make or break there hopes for the future. Not to be melodramatic about it, but it is a very important test. I, of course, highly reccomend study breaks. Read these three books and you can honestly tell your parents that you are reading about the SAT test.
A drabble is a writing practice where a topic is given and then the authors write 100 words or less on the topic. It's purpose is to get the author writing and is often used as a warm up excercise. So your challenge if you choose to accept it is to write a drabble on this topic:
You are standing at the top of the volcano surrounded by angry villagers about to be pushed in. How did you get here?
Information for Persons with Disabilities: Harris County Public Library will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who are interested in attending library programs. To make a request for yourself or someone you know, please notify the Branch Librarian two working days in advance of the program.