Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

  Children and teens can vote for the next Sequoyah Award winning book!  The three masterlists below were created by the Oklahoma Library Association to appeal to children in a variety of situations, interests and reading levels.  The books on the masterlists are not intended to be an automatic recommendation of the books.  Students must… Continue Reading Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

New Books 9/17/18

We may be biased, but our top pick for this week is companion to the PBS series, “The Great American Read.”  The Book of Books presents all 100 novels with fascinating information about each book, author profiles, a snapshot of the novel’s social relevance, film or television adaptations, other books and writings by the author, and… Continue Reading New Books 9/17/18

New Books 9/10/18

Almost weekly there are new publications portraying our politically polemic climate.  We don’t offer them all, but a few are on this week’s list.  From a Presidential Twitter Library to Judge Jeanine, you are sure to find something with which to agree or to be offended.   Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon… Continue Reading New Books 9/10/18

New Books 8/27/18

This week’s list offers several new science fiction books with dystopias, apocalypses, plauges and viruses, and even alien abductors.   In addition, there are some nonfiction books covering such topics as the worst sea disaster in U. S. Naval history,  Americans in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq,  Al Capone and Eliot Ness, and the reading brain… Continue Reading New Books 8/27/18