Jan Bridges Tag

Botanical Beauty: 80 Essential Recipes for Natural Spa Products By: Aubre Andrus This fun new teen book is full of great ideas for creating your own spa experience at home. Using ingredients that you probably already have in your home, you can create exfoliating face and hand...

Surviving Hitler: A Boy In The Nazi Death Camps By: Andrea Warren Janek (Jack) Mandelbaum lived a comfortable life in Gdynia, Poland with his family. His father owned a fish cannery and they lived in a spacious apartment with all of the modern conveniences. His family was...

Inkheart By: Cornelia Funke Twelve year old Meggie lives a quiet, rural life with her father, Mo. Mo is a book binder and books have always been a big part of Meggie’s life. Meggie’s mother disappeared when she was little and her father won’t talk about it. When...

The Tween Book: A Growing-Up Guide For The Changing You By: Wendy L. Moss, PhD and Donald A Moses, MD The time between childhood and the teenage years can be difficult for many young people. This book, published by the American Psychological Association, is an excellent guide to...

My Sister Rosa By: Justine Larbalestier Che Taylor has just moved to New York City with his parents and younger sister, Rosa. They have moved around a lot and he wants to be home in Australia and not living in New York City. He especially doesn’t want to...

Behind the Curtain: An Echo Falls Mystery by Peter Abrahams Soccer star, budding actress and Sherlock Holmes lover, Ingrid Levin-Hill, is back in this second installment of the Echo Falls Mystery series. Nothing in Echo Falls seems right to eighth grade student, Ingrid.  Her brother, Ty, the only...

The Girl Is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines Fifteen-year-old Iris Anderson is dealing with a lot of life changing events. It is 1942 in New York City and her father, “Pops”, has returned from Pearl Harbor with only one leg.  Her mother has committed suicide and she...

Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Series, Book 1) By: Anthony Horowitz Fourteen-year-old Alex Rider lives with his Uncle Ian, who has raised him since the death of his parents. His Uncle is an international banker and is often away on business. One evening the police come to his home to...

Boston Jane: An Adventure By: Jennifer L. Holm Jane Peck has been raised by her father, a doctor, in 1850’s Philadelphia. She has been allowed to run wild with the neighbor boys, spitting and throwing things and working with her father in his surgery, something that genteel young...

Both library locations will close at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 24.