The DCF discussion group discussed Maverick and “The Secret Sheriff of Sixth Grade” over some delicious watermelon Can’t wait to see everyone again on 8/7 to talk about “Someday Birds” and on 8/8 we will discuss “All’s Faire in Middle School” There is still space if you want to join the book group on 8/8 and we have the book for you! More discussion groups are being planned for the fall.
Dorothy’s List for 2018 – 2019
Abdul-Jabbar & Obstfeld– Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On And Off The Court
Bartok– The Wonderling
Bowling– Insignificant Events In The Life Of A Cactus
Bunker– Felix Yz
Cartaya– The Epic Fail Of Arturo Zamora
Cheng– See You In The Cosmos
Dee– Halfway Normal
Emerson– Last Day On Mars
Glaser– The Vanderbeekers Of 141St Street
Gratz– Ban This Book
Harris– I’m Just No Good At Rhyming And Other Nonsense For Mischievous …
Reviews by Interim Librarian Bethanne Royer
Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science by Carey Gillam.
This books reveals the way the popularization of RoundUp weed killer and it’s application in farming practices may slowly be poisoning us all. I’ve only made it halfway through because it is depressing, but I should finish it because goodness knows the FDA isn’t protecting us from Monsanto, who are now owned by the Bayer Corporation. That s…
Reviews by the Youth Services Librarian – Rachel Plant
Lifters by Dave Eggers
Granite’s family moves to the small town of Carousel, and is now living in his Great Grandfathers house. The relocation was completed in hopes that his father could secure employment.
Unfortunately, it means a late start in a new school. He decides to give himself a fresh identity and go by the name of “Gran”. But he goes unnoticed by his fellow classmates.
Gran finds the behavior of one of his classmates…