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Opinion / Religion - September 26, 2016

The Book Edge

By April Hernandez

Lincoln Library Fact: We hold a Book Club every fourth Thursday of the month. For October we will be reading The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald. Come join us!!

Story Hour: This week the theme was cats. Robin read Bears in Bed while our Story Hour guest reader Lena Young read If You Give a Cat a Cupcake and Skippyjon Jones Lost in Space. The children made cat puppets with paper bags provided by White’s Grocery.

Jan’s Time for Trivia: Which Italian novel for children has been adapted in over 240 languages?

New in the Library:

Adult Fiction:

The Ballroom by Anna Hope. At Sharston Asylum in England in 1911, men and women are housed separately. Separated by bars and concrete except for Friday nights when they come together in the Ballroom to mingle. John Mulligan and Ella Fay strike up a courtship during these Friday nights and John writes to Ella during the week. What will happen when one of them is given the opportunity to leave Sharston for good?

Young Adult Fiction:

Bounce by Megan Schull. Frannie Hudson wonders what it would be like to be in a different family. One where her sister likes her and her brother doesn’t ignore her. One day she makes the wish and wham, she is. The only problem is that every day she wakes up in a different new family. As her new life becomes overwhelming, Frannie wonders if she will ever make it back home.

Juvenile Fiction:

Ghost by Jason Reynolds. Ghost has been running for all the wrong reasons. If he can stay focused and expand on his enormous talent, he has a chance to be the best sprinter in the city. With the help of Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who blew his shot by using drugs and is determined others will not lose theirs, Ghost may have a chance.

Happenings at the Library: Adult Coloring Club is the 3rd Monday of each month. Come relax and create with us.

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