Staff Pick: The Book of Heroes by Miyuki Miyabe
Sometimes it takes a younger sister to save the day. Eleven-year-old Yuriko Morisaki is just a regular fifth-grader but when her brother disappears after a fight with bullies, Yuriko finds a magical book in his room and finds out that her brother has been possessed. With the help of some unusual friends like a monk, [...]
Staff Pick: The Notorious Benedict Arnold by S. Sheinkin
Benedict Arnold is definitely America’s most infamous traitor. But, he was also one of Americas greatest military heroes without whom, America might never have achieved independence. How does a triumphant military leader become a traitor? Sheinkin examines how Arnolds recklessness, ambition, and arrogance combined to make a hero turn so quickly into a villain. Sheinkins [...]
What Is Happening to the Teen Zone?
We’re hearing an awful lot of ZOMG comments about the Teen Zone. You may have noticed we’ve a lot of empty shelves along the back wall. Well, here’s an attempt to answer ALL the questions about this phenomenon in one go. Are you ready? Good… Are we closing the Teen Zone? No. Are we getting [...]
Database of the Month: Cypress Resume
Having trouble writing your resume? Cypress Resume can help! Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes and cover letters in quick, simple steps. Choose from a library of thousands of professions and enter basic information about yourself. Cypress Resume will do the rest using concise, descriptive statements. Your completed document will be correctly [...]