New Series on our shelves…

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Selected 2012 Top Ten Crime Fiction for Youth   —Booklist Magazine

“Deliberate, plausible, and gritty whodunit.”   —Booklist starred review

“…characters are believable; the dialog rings true; and the messages about safety, family and friendship are relevant.”   —School Library Journal

“The trap that begins this strong follow-up to the excellent Code of Silence is sickening smart… Shoemaker’s characters and plot possess a believability rare for Young Adult mysteries.  And the climax?  You will not have any fingernails left by the final page. ”    —Booklist

 

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Ready, Set… Read!

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New “Ben-Hur” audiobook available

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Ben-Hur is the powerful story of two friends who share a love for learning and a passion to be soldiers.  But before many years pass, Judah Ben-Hur, a prince of the Jews, and Messala, the Roman nobleman and soldier, will also share a deep hatred for what the other has become.  2 Cds – 2 Hours.

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Tales of 19th Century Omaha…

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A Dirty, Wicked Town by David L. Bristow.  “Omaha, Nebraska, is a laid-back city in America s heartland. In the nineteenth century, however, it had a very different reputation. Omaha grew from a speculative scheme in 1854 to a booming city. Along the way there were scores of great stories.”

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The Pit Dragon Chronicles. Find it in the Young Adult section.

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“Jakkin is fifteen and a bond servant, which is little better than a slave.  He labors for Master Sarkkhan in the dragon barns, tending to the beautiful beasts who are raised to fight in the pits.  Jakkin’s only hope of freedom is to steal a hatchling, secretly train it as a fighter, and win gold enough to pay his way out of bondage.  But does he know enough to train his dragon to become a true champion?”

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Just a reminder…

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The Lied Scottsbluff Public Library and the Gering Public Library will be hosting New York Times Best Selling Author Rinker Buck on Thursday, June 16th, 7pm, at their historic Midwest Theater, located in downtown Scottsbluff, NE.  The event is free and open to the public.

And yes… we have this book in our Library.  : )

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