The Chaos of Stars, by Kiersten White
Have you ever had trouble communicating with your parents? Sometimes, they just don't get it. Well, in Isadora's case, they really don't get it--because Isadora's parents are Osiris and Isis, the two most important deities in the Egyptian pantheon. Her parents, aunts, and uncles may all be gods, but Isadora is mortal, and she can't wait to get out of her house and live her life. After some troubling dreams, Isadora's mother (you know, the goddess Isis) sends her to live with an elder half-brother in San Diego, where she's supposed to spend the summer working at a museum. But the trouble may have followed her from Egypt...
Join us for a creepy, strange, eccentric evening with bestselling author, Ransom Riggs! Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children was THE surprise best seller of 2011 -- an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy & vintage photography that enthralled readers. The second novel, Hollow City, begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended.
Mon. January 20, 6:30 pm
Hardesty Regional Library
Doors open at 6 pm
The presentation will be followed by a book signing.
Barnes & Noble will sell copies of both books.
Students in grades 5-7 are encourgaed to participate in the 2014 African American History Month Essay Contest sponsored by Suburban Acres Library. Theme: "An African American of the 21st Century (2001-Present) is important to me beacause he/she has _______________________." Entry deadline is Wednesday, 02/26/14; for more info. call the library at 918-549-7655.
“Fourteen-year-old Valkyrie and the skeleton mage, Skulduggery Pleasant, try to foil a plot set in motion fifty years before to find and open the gate that will allow the faceless ones to return to this reality.”