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MEET THE AUTHOR:

WENDY MASS!

 

 

Join us for a night of fun with New York Times bestselling author Wendy Mass as she talks about her work and the process of her writing. Then meet her and get your book signed!

 

Monday, June 6

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

Space is limited, registration required. Click here to register.

 

 


 

STAFF PICKS

See what our staff is reading this month!

See something you like? Click on the title to check the book's availability or call a Youth Services Librarian for assistance and more great recommendations! 856-903-1229.

 

 

 

The Fairy Ring or Elsie and Frances Fool the World

 by Mary Losure

 

This is a true story about a young girl named Frances, who begins living with her cousin Elsie after her father leaves for the war. Since she is living in a new place, Frances spends her time exploring.  One day when she is down by the beck (a stream) Frances sees a small fairy. She can hardly believe it, but there it is and then she sees more. She finally tells her family and, they think she is crazy, but not Elsie. For years to follow, Elsie and Frances tell everyone they really did see fairies and even take pictures of them! This is a very nice story, especially for girls. (J Fiction)

 

Reviewed by: Kristin

 

 

 

 

The Adoration of Jenna Fox

 by Mary E. Pearson

 

Jenna Fox awakens from a year long comma. She doesn't remember the accident, she doesn't remember her life, and she doesn't remember who she is. In her search for her identity she discovers that her parents may have engaged in unethical practices in their desperation to save their daughter. An intriguing mystery about what makes a person a person and the power of love. (Y Fiction)

 

Reviewed by: Candace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Madman of Piney Woods

by Christopher Paul Curtis

 

Benji  and Red aren't friends; in fact, they've never even met. But they've both heard of a mysterious wild man who lives in the woods, and they've both been told to stay far away from him. When a chance encounter brings them together, Benji and Red begin a reluctant friendship and learn the true story of the Madman of Piney Woods. Christopher Paul Curtis has created another captivating and thought-provoking story set in the world of Elijah of Buxton. (J Fiction)

 

Reviewed by: Melissa