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Library Corner Report for the week of July 11, 2022.

Updated 2022/07/14

Summer Reading Challenge

There is still time for the kids to join the Summer Reading Challenge. To sign up visit our website, lacdubonnetlibrary.com or our Facebook page to join. Log reading minutes to win!

The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo. Two people. One choice. What if? Every love story has a beginning…Lucy and Gabe meet in New York on a day that will change their lives – and the world – forever….what if this is how their story ends?

The Willow Wren by Manitoba author, Philipp Schott. The touching and nuanced portrait of the rise and fall of Nazi Germany through the eyes of a resourceful German boy. Based on a true story, The Willow Wren is a unique, touching exploration of extremism, resilience, and the triumph of the small.

A Seven Year Ache by Manitoba author, Fisher Lavell. Rosie Kelvey is a spirited and willful prairie woman of the early twentieth century whose ache to pursue her own desires goes against the harsh and limiting moral landscape of her time. Based closely on the hardscrabble lives of the author’s errant aunties, A Seven Year Ache paints their tragedies, heartaches, and passions on a large and vibrant Prairie canvas.

Missing by Allison Brennan. FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid is back in three novellas. For the first time in print, Storm WarningNo Way Out, and A Deeper Fear each find Lucy running out of time.

Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham. The first in the Cyrus Haven, a complex criminal psychologist, series. A fiendishly clever thriller about a dangerous young woman with the ability to know when someone is lying—and the criminal psychologist who must outwit her to survive.

A Dog’s Courage by W. Bruce Cameron. Bella was once a lost dog, but now she lives happily with her people, But the biggest wildfire in American history. The raging inferno separates Bella from her people, and she is lost once more. Can Bella ever get back to where she truly belongs?

One Crazy Summer, in this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. Unexpectedly, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern learn much about their family, their country, and themselves during one truly crazy summer.

For fans of the Adventures from the Land of Stories series, Queen Red Riding Hood’s Guide to Royalty and The Mother Goose Diaries.  From beloved author Chris Colfer comes a magnificent guide for anyone who is either royal or might one day become royal after narrowly escaping Death by Wolf. Mother Goose’s diary entries over the last five hundred years take readers on a journey to learn buried secrets; and the young queen gives us her take on politics, government, health, love, and of course, what it means to be royalty.

The irresistible Skippyjon Jones swings out of his closet and into the spectacular Cirque de Ole, where his pals, the Chimichango gang, perform feats of derring-do. Judy Schachner’s vivacious art and riotous text make for mucho read-aloud fun.

Raccoon and the Hot Air Balloon by Jill Atkins. A charming animal adventure story that shows how an act of kindness can be returned when in need.