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Monday, September 27, 2010

Library Crime

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Take a look at Carl Hiassen

Carl Hiassen portrays young protagonists that are willing to take action when it comes to righting a wrong. Among Hiassen's works are the bestselling Flush (2005) and, most recently Scat (January 2009). The film version of Hoot was released in 2006 but you really should look at the book if you want a good read.
Carl's official website is: http://www.carlhiassen

Monday, September 20, 2010

The National Archives Library Information Center

Check out the National Archives as a rich resource of information. For instance, the site will lead to relevant information about women throughout U.S. history. "The struggle for women to gain acceptance, recognition and equal rights in society has been a long process. In recognition of the contributions of American women, ALIC presents a listing of historical websites relevant to women in the United States.
* Bibliographies
* African-American Women
* Biographies
* Politics and Women
* Women’s Suffrage
* Women in the Military
* Other Resources"

Contents: ArchivesLibraryInformationCenterWomen

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Ranger's Apprentice series

This series is a favorite one in our library. It takes place in the Kingdom of Araluen where a young boy, Will, is apprenticed to the ranger, Halt, which is the beginning of his many adventures to keep the kingdom safe from those who have evil intentions. Author John Flanagan knows how to keep the reader riveted. Check out his website: www.rangersapprentice.com

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

First "Did You Know?"

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Are you ready for The Hunger Games?

Suzanne Collins is the author of the wildly popular series The Hunger Games? If you aren't sure if it's the right series for you, go to http://www.thehungergames.co.uk/ to find out. Meet Katniss, a sixteen year old, who must decide whether simple survival is all that matters or if she must also try to keep her humanity. What choices would you make?