We've all had bad days, and we all can probably agree that it is far better to read about one than to actually have one. This week Book Hunters offers some recommendations for those I-got-up-on-the-wrong-side-of-the-bed days.
Harris County Public Library is pleased to announce that Michael Dahl, bestselling author of books for children and young adults, will visit South Houston Branch Library on Saturday, September 27, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Mr. Dahl has written more than two hundred books and is a three-time winner of the Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award.
We have many of his books in our collection--ranging from board books for your youngest to YA mysteries. So, check some out, read them with your kids, and then bring the family out to enjoy what promises to be a high-energy entertaining and educational event.
Here are a few children's books to help you celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan
I Love Saturdays y domingos by Alma Flor Ada
Tales Our Abuelitas Told by F. Isabel Campoy
Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales
Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown
Book Hunters can create a custom reading for any occasion and to suit your every mood. It's fast, free and fun!
If you're a fan of Lauren Tarshis' I Survived series, here are some other historical/disaster-y adventures for you:
You'll find these in the non-fiction section, but they are basically "choose your own adventures" set in specific time periods or at certain events.
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