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May 16, 2024

Protected: Introducing Monarch:

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May 16, 2024

Summer Staff Recommendations

We're all excited for the summer--here are some reading recommendations!
April 30, 2024

12 Graphic Novels that Will Inspire Readers

Did you like the book or the movie better? These scary tales are sure to give you a fright whether from the pages or on the screen!
April 29, 2024

Celebrating Librarians: Watch Them Collaborate, Improve Reading & Teach

April 23, 2024

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June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
May 22, 2015

How to Teach Students Poetry Through Music

Poetry is powerful and an important thing for students to learn. Think about it—what other form of literature has the ability to paint pictures in your mind, spark a fire in your heart, break the boundaries of grammar, all while displaying 10 essential literary elements? Oh, and did we mention […]