What Book Changed Your Thinking?
We asked local college bound teens this question.
Read their responses, check out the books that changed their thinking, listen to the audiobook, watch the movie, make up your own mind!
The world mourned the loss of one if its most creative and imaginative authors this March when Terry Pratchett's Twitter account tweeted the following:
AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER.
— Terry Pratchett (@terryandrob) March 12, 2015
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. ~~ Cesar Chavez
March 31st is a day of remembrance and celebration of the life of a man who was called "one of the heroic figures of our time" by Robert Kennedy in 1968.
Cinderella Sweeps into Women’s History Month
This past week the film "Cinderella" swept into theaters with a rustle of bright blue skirts. Meanwhile, events all over the country are honoring women’s history. What’s the connection?
First, March is women’s history month because a few Sonoma County women in the 1980’s campaigned to establish first a week and then a month to recognize and celebrate the role of women in history.
It's March 2015 - what are the the most exciting books for middle school RIGHT NOW?
This crop of our top 6 books for middle school has something for everyone. Scandanavian fairytales, basketball, social networking, ghosts, and mystery. Award winning books and lost in the stacks favorites- read them all!
What’s that smell?
One of my current hobbies is learning about essential oils and how to use them in my everyday life. In the last few months, I have made my own perfumes, lip balms, facial moisturizer, sugar scrubs, bath salts, room air fresheners, aromatic hydrosols, and first aid sprays to relieve scrapes and burns. All of them are non-toxic and they all smell delightful. Essential oils and aromatherapy are gaining popularity as many of us try to avoid chemicals and synthetics in our personal care products and lean towards holistic and natural health care.
THINKING YOU CAN'T KEEP A RESOLUTION THIS NEW YEAR?!?!
Check out these book for some easy ways to keep those resolutions!
GET HEALTHIER Healthy doesn't just mean losing weight. It can also mean playing more sports, making healthier eating or just resolving to get off the couch a little more often. Make one small change and you be healthier before you know it.
Need a chuckle? We have some weird and wacky books in our collection. Don't believe me? Take a peek below.
By Julie Jackson
Scheduled to hit the big screen on September 19, The Maze Runner is the newest in a series of highly successful books written for teens that have been optioned by Hollywood film studios. Interested in reading the book before the movie is released? Here’s what you need to know: