July 25, 2014

National Book Award Winners 2013

FICTIONNBA2013 The Good Lord Bird

James McBrideThe Good Lord Bird
(Riverhead Books/Penguin Group USA)


NBA2013 The UnwindiingNONFICTION

George PackerThe Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

NBA2013 Incarnadine


Mary SzybistIncarnadine: Poems
(Graywolf Press)

NBA2013 The Thing About Luck




Cynthia KadohataThe Thing About Luck
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster)

Jamestown orders additional OverDrive ebook youth titles

Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas Michael Scott $5.97
Blimpo: The Third Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $23.97
The Death of Joan of Arc Michael Scott $2.97
Disney at Dawn Ridley Pearson $8.99
Disney in Shadow Ridley Pearson $8.99
The Dragon in the Driveway Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Library Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Sea Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Sock Drawer Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
The Dragon in the Volcano Kate Klimo, John Shroades $20.97
Dragon Kiss E. D. Baker $20.00
The Dragon Princess E. D. Baker $12.50
Dragon’s Breath E. D. Baker $20.00
Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $20.97
The Frog Princess E. D. Baker $20.00
From the Dragon Keepers’ Vault Kate Klimo $2.97
No Place for Magic E. D. Baker $20.00
Once Upon a Curse E. D. Baker $20.00
Precocia: The Sixth Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $50.97
A Prince among Frogs E. D. Baker $30.00
Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $20.97
Ruby Redfort Look into My Eyes Lauren Child, Lauren Child $7.99
Ruby Redfort Take Your Last Breath Lauren Child, Lauren Child $16.99
The Salamander Spell E. D. Baker $20.00
Snivel: The Fifth Circle of Heck Dale E. Basye, Bob Dob $23.97

Mayville and Jamestown purchase Random House OverDrive ebook youth titles

Alligator Bayou Donna Jo Napoli $9.69
The Boy Who Lost His Face Louis Sachar $6.99
The City of Ember Jeanne DuPrau $6.78
Cuba 15 Nancy Osa $8.99
Honey Bees Stephen Buchmann $8.72
The People of Sparks Jeanne DuPrau $6.78
The Prophet of Yonwood Jeanne DuPrau $6.78
The Tequila Worm Viola Canales $8.72
Toilet Paper Mummy Michael Rex, Michael Rex $5.81
Vincent Van Gogh Jan Greenberg, Sandra Jordan $6.78
What They Found Walter Dean Myers $8.72
When You Reach Me/First Light Rebecca Stead $13.57
Hattie Big Sky Kirby Larson $6.78
Hattie Ever After Kirby Larson $19.40
The Mighty Miss Malone Christopher Paul Curtis $8.72
Penny from Heaven Jennifer L. Holm $6.78
The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer $24.00
Pictures of Hollis Woods Patricia Reilly Giff $6.78
The Stories Julian Tells Ann Cameron, Ann Strugnell $4.99
There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom Louis Sachar $6.99
Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon Ruth Stiles Gannett $16.95

November is Picture Book Month

Another good excuse for a program!  Have one each week!


Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book during November.  On the website, check out the Activities tab for printable activities from many different authors and the Promo Kit tab for a poster, a 3-sided standee and shelf talkers you can print.   http://picturebookmonth.com/

Teen Read Week

teen read week 2013October 13-19, 2013.
Plan to be involved!
Check out these resources for ideas and information.