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Monthly Archives: December 2013

You Are Stardust from Owlkids ranked at #2!

This innovative picture book aims to reintroduce children to their innate relationship with the world around them by sharing many of the surprising ways that we are all connected to the natural world. Grounded in current science, this extraordinary picture … Continue reading

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Starred Library Journal Review for Bradley & Taylor THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE PARADOX
Starred Library Journal Review for Bradley & Taylor   THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE PARADOX

Starred Review on December 1, 2013 | Science and Technology Bradley (public health, Yale Univ.) and Taylor (former program manager, Yale Global Health Leadership Inst.) take a fresh look at the reasons why Americans pay more for health care and … Continue reading

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Smarty Marty’s Got Game

Booklist reviewed Cameron + Company’s Smarty Marty’s Got Game, an inspiring story of older sister Marty, who teaches the game (and love) of baseball to her younger brother Mikey. “A San Francisco Giants in-game reporter, Gutierrez delivers a primer not just on … Continue reading

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Library Reads!

If you read something you love, then make sure to nominate it for LibraryReads! LibraryReads is a new program which harnesses the value of “library staff picks” into a single nation-wide discovery tool, a monthly list of ten newly released … Continue reading

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Zero Fade grabs nods from Kirkus and Slate!
Zero Fade grabs nods from Kirkus and Slate!

Congratulations to Chris L. Terry and Curbside Splendor! Chris’s book, Zero Fade, has been selected for the Best Teen Books of 2013 list from Kirkus Reviews! Not to be outdone, Dan Kois at Slate chose Zero Fade for his Favorite … Continue reading

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Kirus: “An excellent and absorbing cautionary tale”

Kirkus and Booklist recently reviewed Lily and Taylor, a riveting novel about two girls whose newly minted friendship gives them the courage to stand up to an abusive boyfriend. Kirkus starred review:  “This no-holds-barred, suspenseful examination of domestic abuse serves as a … Continue reading

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