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.
Hear that? That’s the sound of a jillion school kids—from kindergarten to college—sighing. It's back to school time again. Book Hunters can’t do anything about that, but we can suggest these books so at least you don’t feel alone in your pain.
Summer vacation is almost over, and many of you are looking for something to brighten up your summertime boredom blues. What you need is some LOL fun! The books that I have chosen this week are sure to delight even the toughest crowd; both whimsical and entertaining, these items are exactly what you need to add some fun and humor into your day!
So, what are you waiting for? Head on over to your local HCPL branch today!
Wolves can be many things: swift, sneaky, ferocious, cunning but sometimes they get a bad rap.
Do you think Mr. Wolf is guilty? Wait!!! Before you answer you need to check out The True Story of the Three Little Pigs 25th Anniversary Edition, by Jon Scieszka. This is a delightful picture book that has devoted fans everywhere; beloved by children and adults alike. Who knows, it might just become one of your favorites.
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