Board members will be bringing breakfast treats to the meeting on Friday, November 21.
We will also "pass the hat" for donations.
If you can't attend, remember you can always donate via the Paypal link! (Although we can't send you breakfast treats in return!)
The updated starred-titles list is posted. At the end of the 2014 list is a list for the books to be published in 2015. These books will not be eligible to nominate until after the 2015 list has been chosen and posted on the website. But readers can keep notes and be ready to nominate for the 2016 list as soon as that occurs.
Elijah, the first child born in a settlement of former slaves in Canada, finds his uneventful life disrupted when he attempts to locate the corrupt preacher who has stolen funds intended to purchase a family’s freedom.
Twelve-year-old Omakayas reaches puberty, travels north toward others of her Ojibwe tribe, and endures a starving time in this third story in The Birchbark House series which also features pencil sketches by the author.
Deaf and blind from the age of three, Laura Bridgman's education in the 1840's laid the foundation for Helen Keller's successes some 50 years later. One of the co-authors of this fascinating biography is blind and partially deaf herself.