In the land of dragons, these teens discover strength and courage they didn't know they had. Curated by Samantha Matherne.
Chosen by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards highlight favorite books of 2020 in multiple categories. Read on to see this year's winners and nominees.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but a book is so delightful! These YA romances set during the winter season are certain to warm your heart. Recommended by Isabel Naquin.
We know there are tons of authors out there whose books you haven't read before. While this challenge can be met with books published in any year, our list of recommendations are for books published in 2020 that you may not have had a chance to read yet. We hope this challenge will help you discover a new author! Find recommendations for adults, teens, middle graders, and children.
If you've got the envie to pass a good time, read a book set in the bayou state. And don't forget to tell ya mama an' them about this challenge! Find recommendations for adults, teens, middle graders, and children.
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.
The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. The list is sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Check out the choices for 2020!
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.
The second in a series of lists highlighting titles by people of color, these choices from our young adult collections will appeal to adults as well as teens.
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.