Exhibits

FIC: The Other Americans by Laila Lalami

October: Fiction Pick This is an elegant mystery, also a love story, and a story about the problems finding a place to call home in America if you’re of brown skin and have an unpronounceable Morrocan name.  The book is

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J FIC: The Incredible yet True Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt by Volker Mehnert

October: Juvenile Fiction Pick This book just blew me away.  Filled with magical illustrations, maps, sketches, quotes from the explorer’s journal and a great narrative of his travels this is a book to keep curious kids busy for hours.  Anyone

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PIC FIC: Just Because by Mac Barnett

October: Young Reader Pick This book is a great read aloud for the curious child and the parent who answers every question. A lovely homage to the stage of infinite questions. Celebrate your child taking an active role in learning!

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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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