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Everyone Loves Bacon Everyone Loves Bacon

by Kelly DiPucchio

This adorable and funny picture book describes how much Bacon is loved by everyone. All the other foods just adore Bacon; he gets plenty of attention wherever he goes. Bacon’s popularity causes him to forget about some of his friends, but he isn’t worried because he has fans that love him. If you love bacon, or books about food, this is the perfect picture book for you! Great for… Continue

Youth Services Recommended by Youth Services June 15, 2017
Who Wins? Who Wins?

by Clay Swartz

Let’s say Charles Dickens challenges Mother Teresa to a lightsaber duel—they’re both equally fit, so will his superior artistry overcome her advantage in bravery and leadership? Or, who would sell the most Girl Scout cookies- Mark Twain or Mother Teresa? This book lets you pit 100 historical figures against one another in 50 unusual challenges. You decide the outcome, based on… Continue

Youth Services Recommended by Youth Services May 22, 2017
Nightlights Nightlights

by Lorena Alvarez

Lorena Alvarez might be one of my new favorite illustrators! Sandy loves to draw, often daydreaming and scribbling in class when she should be paying attention to Sister Dolores. One afternoon, Sandy meets a mysterious new girl named Morfie who admires her artwork. But things take a darker turn when Sandy realizes that Morfie isn’t what she appears to be and nobody else can see her. The… Continue

Youth Services Recommended by Youth Services May 17, 2017
Princeless: Save Yourself Princeless: Save Yourself

by Jeremy Whitley

This might be my new favorite graphic novel series! Adrienne is far from your stereotypical princess. Instead of waiting for a prince to show up and rescue her from her locked tower, she takes matters into her own hands and escapes, embarking on a journey to rescue her siblings. Dressed in practical armor and able to wield a sword as well as the boys, Princess Adrienne is a refreshing heroine!… Continue

Youth Services Recommended by Youth Services February 23, 2017
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Fighting Voldemort was nothing compared to raising a teenager and Harry, now a dad, has his hands full. This new Harry Potter book is the script of the new stage play currently playing in London. There's lots of wand waving and all your favorite characters.

Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Coordinator, August 08, 2016