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Ms. Jennifer Useted, Library Media Specialist
Ms. Susan O'Malley, Library Clerk
Monday - Thursday 7:30 - 3:00
Friday 7:30 - 2:20
Warcross by Marie Lu
In this first installment, set in a futuristic New York City, bounty hunter/hacker Emika Chen is struggling to survive. She is behind on her rent and has barely enough money to buy food. When she is caught hacking into Warcross, a large virtual reality tournament, she is surprisingly offered a job by the company’s CEO: Join the tournament and find out who is trying to sabotage the whole thing. This book is great for fans of Ready Player One and Ender’s Game.
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
Sixth grader Tommy interviews his classmates as they talk about their interactions with Dwight, a fellow sixth grader, who gives out advice through a finger puppet origami Yoda. Is Origami Yoda really able to see the future? Or is it all just an enormous hoax? If you enjoy Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Dan Kinney or James Patterson’s Middle School series, come and check this one out!
The following book review is from our Library Clerk, Mrs. O’Malley :
The book I would like to recommend is called The Rook by Daniel O’Malley (no we are not related).
This is a book about a young lady named Myfanwy Tiffany Thomas, who wakes up with amnesia. She finds clues that she left for herself to enable Myfanwy to continue her work as one of the leaders of a super-secret government organization that protects an unknowing public from a wide variety of paranormal threats. This new "Myfanwy" must keep on the lookout for someone who is trying to kill her and at the same time continue to do her job.
This book is fast paced and keeps you guessing throughout the book. With supernatural creatures and strange co-workers will she ever remember what actually happened to her?
What will happen to Myfanwy? Will she find the person trying to kill her? Will she be able to do her job? If you want to know, come to the library and check out The Rook by Daniel O’Malley for some great adventure.
Looking for a good book to read? Try one of these:
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
A new take on the classic tale Alice in Wonderland – Princess Alyss Heart is forced to flee Wonderland when her vicious aunt Redd decides that she wants the throne for herself. Alyss finds herself in 19th century London, where she begins to forget all about her royal past. However, the subjects of Wonderland will stop at nothing to find Alyss and return her to her rightful place on the throne. (Book 1 of the Looking Glass Wars series)
The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
When Roz the robot wakes up for the first time, she finds herself alone on a remote island. She has no idea why she is there, or where she came from. She must learn to survive in this hostile environment, surrounded by wild (and sometimes very unfriendly) animals.
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
Twelve year old Kyle and his friends win an essay writing competition and get to spend the night in the town’s brand new public library. But this library was designed by famous gamemaker Luigi Lemoncello, and Kyle soon finds himself part of a new game: Solve a series of puzzles and escape from the library!