New Books 9/16/19

Joy Harjo is an internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee Creek Nation and was named United States Poet Laureate this year.  Her latest book of poetry, An American Sunrise, is on this week’s shelf of new books.  Harjo resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma.     American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race… Continue Reading New Books 9/16/19

New Books 9/2/19

Some authors are known for spinning a good yarn.  Tea Obrecht, author of The Tiger’s Wife, has spun a new one that comes highly recommended and is on this week’s shelf.   The Bitterroots by C. J. Box Former police officer Cassie Dewell is starting over with her own private investigation firm and an old friend… Continue Reading New Books 9/2/19

New Books 8/26/19

This week’s shelf has three new Christian fiction books, the latest by Robert Crais, Rhys Bowen, the ever prolific James Patterson, et. al., and several new suspense and historical novels by some names you may recognize.   All the Water in the World by Karen Raney Sixteen-year-old Maddy, who has cancer, grapples with her first… Continue Reading New Books 8/26/19

2020 Sequoyah Children’s Masterlist

Sequoyah Awards are given by the Oklahoma Library Association in three categories; Children’s, Intermediate, High School. The first Sequoyah Award was given April, 1959, making the award the third oldest children’s award in the nation. Books are reviewed and chosen for the Masterlist by volunteers on the OLA Sequoyah Reading Team in the fall. Each… Continue Reading 2020 Sequoyah Children’s Masterlist