Author Visit & Children’s Book Cafe: Scary School

Scary School by Derek Taylor Kent Join us as we discuss Scary School with author Derek Taylor Kent You think your school’s scary? Get a load of these teachers: Ms. Fang, an 850-year-old vampire. Dr. Dragonbreath, who just might eat you before recess. Mr. Snakeskin-science class is so much more fun when it’s taught by […]

Non-Fiction Book Cafe: A Fire Story

A Fire Story by Brian Fies Early morning on Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 6,200 homes and 8,900 structures and were destroyed. Author Brian Fies’s firsthand account of this tragic event is an honest, unflinching depiction of his personal experiences, including losing his house and […]

Graphic Novel Book Cafe: I Was Their American Dream

I Was Their American Dream by Malaka Gharib I Was Their American Dream is at once a journal of growing up and a reminder of the thousands of immigrants who come to America in search for a better life for themselves and their children. The daughter of parents with unfulfilled dreams themselves, Malaka navigated her […]

Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this runaway international bestseller reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom and second chances. New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate […]

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