Tag Archives: PW Best Book

Location, Parking Info for November | ‘Countdown’ by Deborah Wiles

Welcome to the 1960s! It’s Dive Time for the Deep Blue Readers on Sunday, November 23, our final meeting for 2014. Related to the ongoing renovations at Valley Bookseller, our meeting location this month is at Mara Mi, 201 Main Street S., in downtown Stillwater. We’ll gather at 1:30pm, our usual time, near the front of the […]

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, […]

August Dive | The Apothecary by Maile Meloy

No doubt you are eager to dive deep into books this summer, so here is early news about our selection for August. Author Maile Meloy won the 2012 E.B. White Award for The Apothecary, which also was named one of the best children’s books of the year by Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Public Library, and Booktrust in […]