Wonderbooks are a new format for us at Rockwall County Library. Wonderbooks are audio-enabled books--preloaded audiobooks player permanently attached to an easy picture book. Adult can check out Wonderbooks and … Continue reading Wonderbooks
Celebrate indigenous writers and storytellers: Boulley, Angeline. Firekeeper's Daughter. (Young adult collection). Ojibwe. Bruchac, Joseph. Peacemaker. (Juvenile collection). Abenaki. Dimaline, Cheri. Hunting By Stars. (Young adult collection). Metis. Greendeer, Danielle. … Continue reading Native American Heritage Month
© Alexander Mustard World Ocean Day's focus is to protect 30% of our land, waters, and oceans by 2030. Read about the ocean and protecting these valuable resources: Baker, Kate. … Continue reading Happy World Oceans Day!
by Bethany R. Gratitude can be a difficult topic, as this past year has been difficult for a lot of us. Many of us realize that there is less around … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude
Benjamin, Melanie. The Children's Blizzard. Bentley, Don. Tom Clancy. Target Acquired. Berry, Flynn. Northern Spy. Karon, Jan. Somewhere Safe With Someone Good. Keefe, Patrick. Empire of Pain. Louis, Lia. Dear … Continue reading New Large Print Titles
July Staff Picks
Though most people take butterflies for granted, Williams elevates the place of this tiny insect in the scientific community. She describes butterfly “addicts” and includes herself in the group. While … Continue reading Book Review: The Language of the Butterflies by Wendy Williams
Everyone should read this true account of Eva Mozes Kor—how she and her twin survived deadly experiments in Auschwitz. Though this memoir is written for young adults, people of all … Continue reading Book Review: Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor.
When Robert Preston's Hot Zone was published in 1994, it was an immediate best-seller. Written in the style of a thriller, Preston describes what happens when an unknown virus breaks … Continue reading Book Review: The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
In a book that reads like a thriller, Neal Bascomb explains how Norwegian commandos effectively prevented Nazi Germany from getting their hands on an atomic bomb. A small group of Norwegians, … Continue reading Book Review: Sabotage by Neal Bascomb.