Books of the Week – October 16, 2017

Hello Falcons! Welcome to a new week with lots of exciting books to explore. Each week we will suggest a mix of new and old books. Sometimes the books have professional book trailers or reviews posted by schools and libraries. Other time the book will only have a description. No matter what, we promise they are great reads. Stop by the LC to check out or reserve these titles!

3rd Grade: The Best Halloween Ever by Barbara Robinson

“The notorious Herdman children take on Halloween, as their pranks force the Mayor to cancel trick-or-treating, but the Herdmans have other ideas, and in a comic twist turn the worst Halloween into the best Halloween. By the author of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

4th Grade: The Wig In The Window by Kristen Kittscher

“When their game of neighborhood spying takes a dark turn one night, pre-teen sleuths Sophie Young and Grace Yang find themselves caught in a dangerous cat-and-mouse game with their bizarre guidance counsel.”

5th Grade: The Nest by Kenneth Oppel

“When wasps come to Steve in a dream offering to fix his sick baby brother, he thinks all he has to do is say yes. But yes may not mean what Steve thinks it means”–Provided by publisher.

6th Grade: The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn

“Tired of the rules that have bound them ever since ‘the bad thing happened,’ twelve-year-old Diana ignores her brother’s warnings and befriends the daughter of the new caretaker, setting in motion events that lead to the release of the spirit of an evil, crazy woman who once ruled the old Willis place.”

7th and 8th Grade: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

“When seventeen-year-old Tana wakes up following a party, she finds herself in the aftermath of a violent vampire attack, and along with her ex-boyfriend and a mysterious vampire boy, the only other survivors, she travels to Coldtown, a quarantined Massachusetts city full of vampires.”



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