Exhibits

NONFIC: The Game: Harvard, Yale and America in 1968 by George Colt

Summer: NonFiction Pick On November 23, 1968, there was a turbulent and memorable football game: the season-ending clash between Harvard and Yale. The final score was 29-29. To some of the players, it was a triumph; to others a tragedy.

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FIC: Courting Mr. Lincoln by Louis Bayard

Summer: Fiction Pick This is a work of historical fiction, surrounding three characters, Mary Todd, Abraham Lincoln, and Joshua Speed,  a close male friend of Lincoln’s. It takes place mostly in Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was working as a lawyer,

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FIC: Dawson’s Fall by Roxana Robinson

Summer: Fiction Pick This is a novel based on the lives of Roxana Robinson’s great-grandparents, we see America at its most fragile, fraught, and malleable. Set in 1889, in Charleston, South Carolina, Robinson’s tale weaves her family’s journal entries and

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FIC: Milkman by Anna Burns

Summer: Fiction Pick This is the winner of this years Man Booker Prize. In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, she runs and she  she has been taking French night classes

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YA/J NONFIC: The Lost Book of Adventure by Teddy Keen

Summer: YA/J NonFiction Pick This beautifully illustrated notebook style guide is filled with tips and stories which will keep any young explorer riveted.  Knot tying, raft building,campfires and navigation, filled with instruction, observations, and poetic descriptions a delight. Robin

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