Tween Friendly

Book an Adventure @ the Library

One of the great things about becoming a reader is that you have the ability to go anywhere, be anyone and learn anything you desire.

This week I have booked readers on a trip to discover lands far from Texas. You better dress warm because here the  frigid temperatures have dipped well below freezing and you are in a race against time.  

 

Elementary Reads

 

Akiak: a Tale from the Iditarod  Robert J. Blake.

Halloween Programs for Children and Their Families

We would love to see all our friends in their fabulous (kid friendly) Halloween costumes.  Don't forget to bring your cameras!

Halloween Craft Program

Children are invited to attend a special craft program on Tuesday, October 30th at 4:30 pm.  We will be get ready for tick-or-treating by decorating Halloween tote bags. Best of all, this is a free program and tickets are not required. Please be aware that we will be using fabric markers.  Therefore, it is recommended that you bring an old shirt, an apron or an artist smock to protect clothing.

Halloween Storytimes

 

Create, Explore and Learn with LEGO® Books

Children and tweens alike, have been playing with LEGO® bricks for 80 years and their popularity continues to grow.

Luckily, LEGO bricks are not only fun but also educational as well. Many studies recognize that children gain valuable skills when they play with LEGOs, such as; creativity, problem solving, decision making and math. If you have ever wondered what to do with all of those LEGO bricks after you completed the planned project checkout a few of the suggested titles below. 

Mixed Matched Middle Readers.

You have been to the pool, you did the family vacation thing and summer is slowing down. Many of you might not know what to do with all of that free time. So, here is a smorgasbord of book suggestions for mature readers.  This booklist includes a little bit of everything in hopes that you find that "perfect" book.  Happy reading.   

Racing to the Moon by Alan Armstrong

Author Highlight, Gary Soto

Gary Soto's books, are sprinkled with Spanish expressions and phrases, and typically portray Mexican-American children and teenagers growing up in California. Although many of his characters are Mexican-American, all readers can easily identify with the situations and emotions of growing up that Soto presents.

Rave Reviews for The Emerald Atlas

I have been listening to,The Emerals Atlas, and it's something that I think you will enjoy. This is a paced fantasy fiction book that will grab your attention and leave you wanting more. What makes the audio edition so special is that it's read by Jim Dale...enough said. 

Looking for an end of summer read?

If you are like me, it's the end of the summer, and you are looking for something enjoyable to read. I would like to suggest, a new series: Knightley Academy.  

 

Knightley Academy by Violet Haberdasher

A Young Girl Remembered, Anne Frank

 

 

June 12, 1942, Anne Frank turned 13 years old, and it was on that day that she received her diary which she named Kitty. Over the next two years, it became not only a reflection of her life, but of the world at that time. On August 1, 1944 she wrote her last entry.  Shortly thereafter, on August 4th, her family was discovered. She died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Feb. or March of 1945.

Note: The books listed below would be appropriate for mature readers.

 

Syndicate content