Tag: Tween Fiction

Banned Book Raffle for Kids and Teens RAFFLE DEADLINE OCT 9th

BANNED BOOKS WEEK HAS BEEN EXTENDED! Check out a banned book anytime this week up until 3pm Friday Oct 9th.The final raffle will be drawn at 3pm on Friday.   Celebrate Banned Book Week by stopping by the library and picking up one of the titles that they don’t want you to have. From Sept 28 – Oct 9th, libraries are celebrating books that have been shredded, burned, and removed… Read more

Summer Reading 2020: AUGUST Calendar

We’ve extended our programming through the month of August! Register for any and all of the events below. And don’t forget to sign up for our finale: A VIRTUAL LIVE ANIMAL SHOW with WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS! Mondays: Mini Mother Goose is available to watch anytime on Kimball’s Youtube Channel. Board Bop (on ZOOM @ 5:00pm) is our new virtual hangout for kids in Grades 1-5. Tuesdays: Reader’s Theater (on ZOOM @… Read more

T/ween Book Voting is Here!

  Teens and tweens: Make your voice heard! Check out the nominated titles for this year’s Great Stone Face, Flume and Isinglass awards. Nomination and voting is all t/ween-run. So seize your moment and pick your winner!       The Isinglass Award (Gr 7-8)  Check out the nominees and vote HERE. ISINGLASS nominees that can be found online through Overdrive: Saints and Misfits Gunslinger Girl Refugee Librarian of Auschwitz… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, March 4, 2020 @6:30pm

restartThe book of the month is Restart by Gordon Korman. Chase’s memory just went out the window.Chase doesn’t remember falling off the roof. He doesn’t remember hitting his head. He doesn’t, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name.He knows he’s Chase. But who is Chase? When he… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @6:30pm

night diaryThe book of the month is The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani.    It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and India. The divide has created much tension between Hindus and Muslims, and hundreds of thousands are killed crossing borders.Half-Muslim, half-Hindu twelve-year-old Nisha doesn’t know where she belongs, or what her country is anymore. When Papa decides it’s too dangerous to stay… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @6:30 PM

lincolnThe book of the month is The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones. My secret life is filled with psychic vampires, wheelchair zombies, chain-rattlin’ ghosts, and a one-eyed cat. But they’re nothing compared to my real-life stalker: a sixth-grade girl named Kandi Kain. . . .Lincoln Jones is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Those stories are his refuge. A place where the hero always… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, November 4th @6:30pm

The book of the month is The Declaration by Gemma Malley. In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, November 4th @6:30pm

The book of the month is The Declaration by Gemma Malley. In the year 2140, it is illegal to be young. Children are all but extinct. The world is a better place. Longevity drugs are a fountain of youth. Sign the Declaration, agree not to have children and you too can live forever. Refuse, and you will live as an outcast. For the children born outside the law, it only… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, October 2, 2019 @6:30pm

The book of the month is Small Spaces by Katherine Arden. After suffering a tragic loss, eleven-year-old Ollie only finds solace in books. So when she happens upon a crazed woman at the river threatening to throw a book into the water, Ollie doesn’t think–she just acts, stealing the book and running away. As she begins to read the slender volume, Ollie discovers a chilling story about a girl named… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @6:30pm

The book of the month is ‘A Long Walk to Water’ by Linda Sue Park. A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about a girl in Sudan in 2008 and a boy in Sudan in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The… Read more