Check out these new books by Native American authors published in 2020. Titles include fantasy, historical fiction, horror, poetry. children's books, and more.
Join us for a virtual visit with Alys Arden, author of the young adult book series The Casquette Girls. The gritty urban legends of the French Quarter come alive in this gripping supernatural saga. According to School Library Journal, The Casquette Girls is recommended for readers in grade 9 and up. If you would like to learn more about the author, please visit http://www.thecasquettegirls.com. This author visit will be held through Zoom on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11 AM. To register, call 225-673-8699. If you love these books, check out the read-alikes.
Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction set during the 19th-century in societies dominated by real or imaginary steam-powered technology. It is almost always speculative and can be dark and gritty, fun and romantic, or dystopian and fantastical. Find your favorite steampunk world with this list of recommendations from Samantha Matherne.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who loves a fairy tale retelling most of all? We do! Here is a collection of middle grade and young adult books that feature re-imaginings of classic fairy tales.
Feel the thrills and the chills with these spooky tales for middle grade readers.
These stories take you into unusual libraries and bookstores. The list includes a mysterious time-defying library, a mobile bookshop, a library-turned-escape room, a historical Pack Horse Library, and more.
That song, first heard in the movie New Orleans, was sung by Billie Holiday and performed by Louis Armstrong. It captures the feelings of the people who are enchanted by the unique spirit of the Crescent City. Explore the city in the books and music available at the library.
Do you love fantasy novels, but haven't read some of the classics? Here are our recommendations for some of the oldies, but goodies.
Celebrate Star Wars Day with these crafts, activities, and books! Also featuring the official Star Wars Day 2020 video and website.
Magical worlds, Mayan relics, fables, and, of course, dragons. Go on an epic journey with the characters from these engaging middle grade fantasy novels.