Tag Archives: American Library Association

Life’s a Breeze with Deep Blue Readers Summer Books for Stillwater Kids

Choosing the next book to read can be tough when there are so many options. Where to begin? That’s why Deep Blue Readers is sharing five ways to jump start your Summer Reading adventures through Middle Grades lit before kids meet at Valley Bookseller for Reader Choice Sunday, July 26. Finished Reader Choice and interested in reading ahead for August […]

June Dive | Splash into Suspense by Gary Blackwood – ‘Curiosity’ or ‘The Shakespeare Stealer’

Summer sneaks up on Deep Blue Readers with two suspense-filled titles by Gary Blackwood – Curiosity and The Shakespeare Stealer. Check out the summaries and exploration links below, then choose the book that most pulls you under its spell! Or let both capture your imagination as days (and late nights) of summer reading take over. Deep Blue Readers will meet […]

June Dive | Complicated Worlds of ‘Better Nate Than Ever,’ ‘Blubber’

Summer is here, and with it come carefree days (and late nights) of diving into new books! Yet life in the middle grades can be anything but carefree at times, or maybe just not as carefree as adults sometimes make it out to be. Kids test out new attitudes, new looks, new language, new friends, and new ideas, […]

Banned Books Week, International Literacy Month, and other September Book Celebrations

“Oh Harry, don’t you see? If she could have done one thing to make absolutely sure that every single person in this school will read your interview, it was banning it!” – Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Is it mere accident that JK Rowling’s beloved character, Hermione Jean Granger, talented Gryffindor […]