Time Magazine just came out with their list of the 100 Best YA Books of All Time (https://time.com/collection/100-best-ya-books/) and we're celebrating with a display.
It's YAFriday and we have more Zodiac inspired booklists! This week we have recommendations for Libras and Scorpios. September 23 and October 23--air sign associated with justice, balance, harmony, beauty, balance, and compromise. Libras are often depicted as social, kind, creative, and communicative. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she … [Read More]
It's YAFriday and we're trying something new: Zodiac inspired booklists! This week we have recommendations for Leos and Virgos. Most of our YA Librarian's knowledge of astrology comes from Google so if you know more about the Zodiac in all of its nuance we'd love to hear from you. What books would you recommend for … [Read More]
It's #YAFriday! This week we're highlighting books that fans of Never Have I Ever. (Season 2 just dropped on Netflix last week!) Never Have I Ever is an American coming-of-age comedy-drama television series starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. This booklist is part of our "recommended reads for fans of" series of booklists. [Read More]
This week, the kid lit community mourns the loss of Floyd Cooper (January 8, 1956-July 15, 2021) who passed away at the age of 64 last weekend. Over the years, Floyd Cooper has been honored with 4 Coretta Scott King Honors and 10 American Library Association Notable Awards. He is known for vivid artwork that brings Black … [Read More]
It's #YA Friday and today, instead of making a booklist inspired by a topic, a movie, or a television show, we're experimenting with reading mood boards inspired by popular aesthetics: cottagecore and dark academia. Whether you're looking to embrace all things pastoral or dig into a moody academic mystery, DPL staff have book recommendations for … [Read More]
Great news: we recently added the Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra Graphic Novels to our collection! Earlier this year, we highlighted books that fans of Avatar: The Last Airbender might enjoy for one of our YA Friday booklists. This week, we thought we'd highlight Korra. This is part of our "recommended reads … [Read More]
What are WE reading? We pulled a list of the young adult novels that have circulated most frequently in our community since 2018. Are any of your
What are WE reading? We pulled a list of the picture books that have circulated most frequently in our community since 2018. Are any of your family's favorites on this list?
It's #YAFriday! This week we're highlighting books that fans of Loki-- a new television series based on Marvel Comics. This booklist has recommendations for readers of a variety of levels--from junior fiction through adult fiction--who love tricksters, time travel, Norse mythology, or tesseracts. This booklist is part of our "recommended reads for fans of" series … [Read More]