Staff Picks

Book Review: 'Amber House'

Over the holiday break, I had the opportunity to get some reading done. Amber House, a new young adult fiction book written by a mother-daughter team, seemed like it would be just the thing to read while I was snowed in at my parents' house.

Where Dreams Meet Reality

Looking for a great graphic novel? Look no further!

Books that Move!

Seven stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Safari: A Photicular BookBy Dan KainenJUV 599.09 KAINEN

Ice Skating Adventures

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

It's cold outside! Curl up, get cozy and read!Angelina Ice SkatesBy Katharine HolabirdJUV E HOLABIRDAngelina and some other mice are preparing for a New Year's Eve ice skating show, but the hockey players keep getting in the way until Angelina gets them involved.

Twelve Days of Christmas

Seven seasonal stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!The Twelve Days of Christmasin Washington, D.CBy Candice R. RansomJUV E RANSOM

December Goodreads Book Review

'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian'

In honor of the newly announced winners of the National Book Award and the DC Public Library's Goodreads focus on Young Adult literature this month, we present 2007 National Book Award winner Sherman Alexie's

Book Review: 'Living with Mom and Living with Dad'

Living with Mom and Living with Dad, by Melanie Walsh, is a lovely book dealing with a hard subject for children.  The young girl in a book has parents who are divorced, and sometimes lives with her

Y is for Yoga

Seven yoga stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!My Daddy is a Pretzel:Yoga for Parents and KidsBy Baron BaptisteJUV E BAPTISTEWhile other children's parents are veterinarians, gardeners, and builders, one father is able to become a dog, a tree and a bridge, using various yoga poses.

Yarn After Yarn

Seven knitting stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Extra YarnBy Mac BarnettJUV E BARNETTWith a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

Time Traveling Teens

'Hourglass' by Myra McEntire

In Hourglass by Myra McEntire, follow along as young, gorgeous, unassuming Emerson and tall

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