1774: The Long Year of Revolution by: Mary Beth Norton- This masterly work of historical writing, Mary Beth Norton’s first in almost a decade, looks at the sixteen months during which the traditional loyalists to King George III began their discordant “discussions” that led to their acceptance of the inevitability of war against the British Empire and to the clashes at Lexington and Concord in mid-April 1775….
The Hidden Girl and Other Stories by: Ken Liu- Liu is one of the most lauded short story writers of our time. This collection includes a selection of his science fiction and fantasy stories from the last five years & sixteen of his best, plus a new novelette. In addition to these seventeen selections, The Hidden Girl and Other Stories also features an excerpt from book three in the Dandelion Dynasty series, …
Becoming Horses by: Disa Wallander- Was it always like this? What if your self portrait was a collection of weird shapes? Have you ever felt like an abstract painting? Do you ever simultaneously wish and worry that the boundaries of your body will melt away and you’ll become a magnificent horse? Becoming Horses is a book about squinting hard and looking from the right angle to find that everything around you sparkles—just a little—and the shapes of things are not firm but fuzzy….
Sensory Storytime meets the first Monday of each month with a program featuring a particular topic and related craft. This month we had an altered book project of boats that had been on the Great Lakes for various uses. The attendees decorated boats using markers, construction paper waves, sun, and/or clouds. We then mounted them on foam core board and attached easel backing….