Riley, a teen orphan boy living in Victorian London, has had the misfortune of being apprenticed to Albert Garrick, a former illusionist turned murderer, who now uses his conjuring skills to gain access to his victims dwellings.
Stephen King, the Master of Horror, has written 50 books, all of them bestsellers, selling over 350 million copies worldwide. Unprecedented and unrelenting, overcoming drug addiction, accusations of plagiarism, and a near-fatal car accident, Stephen King is a trailblazer in the horror genre.
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Did you know your DC Public Library card opens more doors than those to the physical library? With your DC Public Library card, you have access to thousands of online resources and databases, completely free of charge and accessible anywhere there's an internet connection.
In honor of National Library Week (April 14-20), Francis Gregory Library invited a special guest, Janice Greene. Ms. Greene is a griot, or storyteller, who performs folk tales in the West African tradition.
DCPL has a large selection of lift-the-flap, touch-and-feel and pop-up books in our Toy and Movable Books collection. Many of these books are board books for younger children and available for check out. They are colorful, fun and stimulating for story time at the library or reading together at home.