Summer Reading 2014

Artemis

May 7, 2014 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access   Artemis is the consolidated search engine created by Gale to include a one-stop search for all your Literature needs. Unlock information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Search across centuries to be able to see the broader continuum of the story you choose to tell. Artemis includes access to the following: Contemporary Literary Criticism                                                                Twentieth Century Literary Criticism                                        Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism                                  Shakespearean Literature Criticism                                          Literature Criticism from 1400-1800                                          … Continue reading

National Geographic Kids

July 23, 2013 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access National Geographic Kids is a subset of our larger database, National Geographic. National Geographic Kids includes National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month embargo) 200 National Geographic Kids books 500 kid-friendly, downloadable images Detailed Overview — Magazine Introduce kids to the amazing, compelling, and surprising with National Geographic Kids magazine. Geared toward 6-14 year olds, this magazine offers endless opportunities for kids to explore their world and instills a love of learning, nature, and other cultures. Detailed Overview — Books Designed … Continue reading

The Hunger Games

April 27, 2012 by  

Everyone knows about this movie. Almost everyone has read the books, and everyone who has LOVES THEM! We’re invested in them. The movie is still in theaters. If you’re waiting for the dvd, there is no official release date, but it’s expected to be in August. And you know the Boyd Co. Public Library will have several copies on pre-order. This review is spoiler heavy, so read at your own risk. First things first, what matters most is whether or … Continue reading

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

April 16, 2012 by  

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After a 4 year hiatus, Richelle Mead is back and picking up where she left off in the Vampire Academy series.  Bloodlines is written from Sydney’s perspective.  Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, an ancient group sworn to protect humans from Vampires.  Because of her “close” association with a dhamphir (a half-human/half-vampire) in the Vampire Academy books, Sydney’s place among the Alchemists is tenusous. However, Jill Dragomir – the fifteen-year-old sister to the Moroi queen – has been attacked and needs protection.  Sydney is … Continue reading

Your Voice In My Head

April 9, 2012 by  

Emma Forrest is 33 years old, and the film rights to her memoir, Your Voice In My Head, have already been acquired. At 13 she was writing stories for the London Evening Standard. At 16 she had her own column in the Sunday Times. She was contributing to the Guardian, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and the Independent by the age of 21. At 22 she published her first book, Namedropper. It was very well received, as were the other two novels … Continue reading

The Novelist Family

April 4, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access  NoveList, a readers’ advisory service, not only provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles, but it will provide you with similar authors to those you already love (read alikes), reviews, reading level appropriateness and so much more! NoveList® Plus includes: An easy to use, intuitive interface with a single search bar that makes finding books and other content quick and simple. Coverage of over 9,000 fiction and nonfiction series, making it one of the most comprehensive … Continue reading

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