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NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus

Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list. Includes tools for teachers such as Lexile levels and Common Core standards.

Staff Picks

Hidden Women in History

10 Days in a Madhouse by Nellie Bly This author broke ground on at least 2 levels: she became a news reporter, and she did personal research by checking herself into a ‘madhouse’ as an inmate to do a tell-all article; both feats were unheard of in her time. Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist TItcomb and America’s First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn Once upon a time… there was a fascinating woman who came up with a way to transport books to the people who needed them. This book is all about her. …

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Explore Lebanon

Last week, a tragic explosion in Beirut killed hundreds and left thousands injured. We know that books are one of the best ways to learn about other cultures and develop empathy for others. Here is a list of recommendations from staff member Shauna with titles that can help you explore the beauty of Lebanese culture.   Rose water & orange blossoms : fresh and classic recipes from my Lebanese kitchen I discovered this cookbook in our collection recently, and it is one of my recent favorites. Phenomenal recipes created by a Lebanese-American who grew up in Michigan.   The Hakawati An enchanting novel with…

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