LJ Collection Development Spotlight on Immigration

In their “Far from Home” spotlight, Library Journal selected collection essentials for understanding the experiences of immigrants, migrants, and refugees, including these Macmillan titles: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming THE MAYOR OF MOGADISHU: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the […]

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YA Nonfiction Round-Up

YA Nonfiction Round-Up

Strong girls. Social media. Special ops. Syrian refugees. Our Fall 2018 YA nonfiction is spectacular! TEEN TRAILBLAZERS: 30 Fearless Girls Who Changed the World Before They Were 20 by Jennifer Calvert, illustrated by Vesna Asanovic Available now from Castle Point Books Ages 12 to 18 “In this superb, concise collection of 30 mini-biographies of little- […]

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Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

It’s important, now more than ever, to continue reading, reflecting, and engaging in open dialogue about the issues facing us all as a nation. Here are our picks to help you do just that: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming 2018 Alex […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Whether young or young at heart, these adult books are great for readers of all ages! BUTTERFLY: From Refugee to Olympian – My Story of Rescue, hope, and Triumph by Yusra Mardini When young Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini realized her boat’s engine shut down as she was traveling from Syria to Greece with other refugees, […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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