The American Library Association with the help from the YALSA department announced the Youth Media Awards this morning- live from the Mid-winter conference in Colorado! Check out the award presentation here: http://ala.unikron.com/2018
We had a great meeting in January – Thank you to those who were able to come! We had a great conversation about life, triumphs and tribulations, how funny Delia Ephron is (who knew?!), as well as discussing the bakeries in New York! It was a delightful change of pace over the holidays and from our last book – all about spies in Europe. This month we were looking for something that was more recent, something that would be timely in topic. We had several suggestions from our group – and I’ve narrowed it down to “The Power” by Naomi
Cindy Weber, Director 1. News of the World by Paulette Jiles In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio. Four years earlier, a band of Kiowa raiders killed Johanna’s parents and sister; sparing the little girl, they raised her as one of their own. Recently rescued by the U.S. army, the ten-year-old has once again been torn away from the only home she knows. Arriving in San Antonio, the reunion is neither happy nor welcome. The captain must hand Johanna over to an aunt and uncle she does not remember—strangers
Join us Tuesday, January 16th at 5pm for our next meeting! The weather kept some of you aways- come this time! We had an interesting time discussing the last book - "Mission to Paris"; lots of history and different views on the time period as well as the characters! Copies of Delia Ephron's book "Sister Mother Husband Dog etc." are available here that the library- stop by and pick up a copy today! RSVP your spot today!
There are many ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.Jacqueline Kennedy