Welcome Back Students, Faculty, and Staff

I hope everyone enjoyed summer break.  We should all feel refreshed and ready to start a new school year.  There are many new arrivals for the new year. All new arrivals are always listed to the left.  Come to the library and check them out.

Quick link to library catalog

Don’t forget everyone needs a book for SSR!

Quote of the Month

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” ~Steve Jobs

Mrs. Mylett’s Picks of the Month

Fiction

Gilt  by Katherine Longshore

Kitty Tylney considers it harmless to cover up best friend Catherine Howard’s trysts. Then, Cat marries King Henry VIII, and her affairs are considered treason.

The List by Siobhan Vivian

Every year, eight girls end up on the list posted all over Mount Washington High. From each grade, one is named prettiest, one ugliest. These are their stories.

Stronger: a Super Human Clash by Michael Carroll

Return of the Super Human Clash series

All Brawn wants to do is escape his prison and free his friends. But even if he did, a thirteen-foot-tall blue boy such as himself would quickly be recaptured. Excerpt from Super Human, the first novel in series.

Summer on the Moon  by Adrian Fogelin

The suburbs may seem better than the inner city, but not when Socko has to leave his best friend and babysit his great-grandfather, a cantankerous army vet.An offer from a great-grandfather he’s never met will alter Socko’s life forever. He’ll dodge the local gang that is about to recruit him—and lose his best friend.

Non-fiction

Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson

A lawless lawman, J. Edgar Hoover “showed us the price of feeling safe.” Head of the FBI for forty-eight years, he protected America using any means necessary.

The Plant Hunters: True Stories of their Daring Adventures to the Far Corners of the Earth by Anita Silvey

Tigers, drowning, fever, and murder: in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, explorers and scientists risked their lives searching for new and unusual plants.

We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson

When Martin Luther King Jr. pledged to fill the jails of Birmingham in 1963, thousands of students—from elementary through high school—volunteered.

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