Children's books, Civil Rights / Diversity, History, Holocaust, LGBTQ, Nobel Prize Winner, Young Adult

Amazing Books for Raising Kids with a Social Conscience

A social conscience is "a sense of responsibility or concern for the problems and injustices of society". If you are a parent, then you know how hard it is to raise children right now. Have you wondered how to help your children make sense of these challenging times? By exposing your children to reading that… Continue reading Amazing Books for Raising Kids with a Social Conscience

Agatha Christie, fiction, Friday Reads, horror, Mystery, Young Adult

The Suspense is Killing Me!

YA books with Small Casts, but Big Suspense Focusing on just a few characters, these YA thrillers and mysteries are packed with subterfuge, subtle clues, and lots of tension. Click on the book title to place your Otis Library holds!   The Girl in the Wall by Daphne Benedis-Grab: Former best friends Ariel and Sera must… Continue reading The Suspense is Killing Me!