Come to the library to check out books that have been made into movies or that will be released soon!
It was a sad day as ISIS burned over 8,000 books at the Mosul Public Library, according to a story in The Fiscal Times, by Riyadh Mohammed. So much history and reading pleasure destroyed... I just finished reading "The Book Thief", by Marcus Zusak. The Nazis also burned many books during Hitler's rule. Often we take our freedoms for granted. My deepest sympathies go out to these people. To read more about this story, go to http://finance.yahoo.com/news/isis-burns-8000-rare-books-030900856.html
Check out "The Book Thief" in our library - http://10.1.4.167/researcher?details=7647
I added this popular book to my list on Alexandria. You can make your own reading list too, if you log in to Alexandria. To read more about Lois Lowry and her books, go to - http://www.loislowry.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=196
Beautiful snow we had last week! Hope you had some time to read! Here's The New York Times Best Sellers This Week - Young Adult - http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2015-02-22/young-adult/list.html
Here's the current list! - http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2015-02-15/young-adult/list.html
As we celebrate the Valentine's Day holiday tomorrow, it's interesting to reflect on the history of it. In the book, "Colonial American Holidays and Entertainment", by Karen Helene Lizon, you may read more about this holiday and many more. - http://10.1.4.167/researcher?details=2401
Happy Valentine's Day!
What an awesome experience it is to find a book that you can't put down! I just finished reading "Searching For Sky", by Jillian Cantor. It grabbed my attention from the beginning and held it until the end. Wonderful read!
Check it out in our library - http://10.1.4.167/researcher?details=9960
Read more about this famous World Leader in the library book "Margaret Thatcher", by Bernard Garfinkel - http://10.1.4.167/researcher?details=5492
I have not, but may be venturing to New York this summer and would like to visit some of the beaches in the area. Check out the book "Atlantic Beaches", by Jonathon Norton Leonard and the editors of Time Life Books, to find out more about the New York area as well as many other beach areas along the Atlantic Ocean. - http://10.1.4.167/researcher?details=3751
Check out this website for more beach information too - http://www.newyork.com/articles/neighborhoods/the-top-ten-beaches-in-and-around-nyc-86517/
For those of you that enjoy reading books about Nazi Germany, "The Book Thief", by Markus Zusak, is for you. Check it out in our library - http://10.1.4.167/researcher?details=7647 Watch the movie too!
This book is number 10 on the list this week. Check out the list here - http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2015-02-08/young-adult/list.html
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I love to read, encourage others to read and discover interesting tidbits of information along the way. Here, you will read about these things. Hope you find it to be BLOGERRIFIC!