Learning about the value of money today helps to build appreciation for its potential in the future. It is never to early to become financially savvy using tricks for saving money and building wealth toward a comfortable retirement. Listed below, you will find six book recommendations for gaining perspective on money management skills that would serve young people well into adulthood.
Summer time and road trips go hand in hand. There is something about the warm weather that draws us out and makes us want to look for adventure. The magic of the open road and the wide variety of sights, sounds, and smells has made for many great stories. The collection of characters, the big moments, and the quiet in between the miles set the stage for fun, reflection, and the unexpected.
A nostalgic look back on the summer of 1972. Much like that tumultuous time, this summer is full of tragedy, missed opportunity, lost love and relinquished innocence -- all with a feeling of anticipation for what is next.Katie's story mimics that of her small town of Elephant Beach. Once a vibrant town, it has become forlorn and stuck in a time that no longer exists. Katie longs to keep her idealized notions about home and love, but the changing culture around her keeps her on the outside looking in.
During the American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, the annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced.
Here are the winning titles available to check out and download from the library system.Fiction
These charming picture books for children feature a wide variety of pets: dogs, a rabbit, a snake, a sloth, a horse, a bird, a woolly mammoth, a saber-toothed tiger, and a dodo bird. The books also deal with following aspects of pet ownership: picking out a pet, taking good care of your pet, being aware of what your pet needs, and becoming a responsible pet owner.
For when you've read through the entire YA section
So you’ve read your way through the YA section at your library, and you’re at a lost at what to do next. The fiction shelves seem daunting, but here are some suggestions to get you started. Feedby Mira Grant
This summer, DC Public Library will feature many different science related programs to learn from and enjoy. There is the Science in the Summer program, which is a free science program for elementary school children.