16 year old Starr Carter lives in two separate worlds. Her private school where she and her brothers are the only black kids (which makes her ‘cool by default’ as she states), and the neighborhood she lives in, which would be seen by most as ‘the hood’. Feeling out of place in both, her worlds…
La biblioteca en su propio idioma
By PimaLib_JessicaPJuly 24, 2017
El uso de la biblioteca puede resultar difícil si uno no habla inglés. Hoy, estamos facilitando su uso mediante la traducción-en-línea y videos.
Love Letter to My Library: Marge Pellegrino
By PimaLib_LoveLettersJuly 24, 2017
We're grateful to Marge Pellegrino for taking the time to submit this Love Letter.
I Lived on Butterfly Hill
By PimaLib_TeensJuly 24, 2017
I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosín is a touching middle school novel (translation from Spanish), set in Valparaíso Chile during the 1970’s.
An Analog Gem: The Arizona Atlas & Gazetteer
By PimaLib_RavenousReadersJuly 20, 2017
My enthusiasm for Arizona Atlas & Gazetteer borders on the ridiculous. The only thing more senseless is the fact that it has taken this long for me to gush about it professionally. In each of my vehicles live well-worn copies of this cartographic wonder, waiting to guide my family on our next back road, outdoor…
Hooked by Cannibalism
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggersJuly 20, 2017
It only took reading the synopsis for me to be hooked. Cannibalism. Protagonist cannibals. People who murder other people and eat their flesh. Sounds riveting, right!? Bite by K.S. Merbeth is a book about a post-apocalyptic world, a place in which some choose to turn to the unthinkable in order to survive. Told from the point of…
Hooked from the beginning
By PimaLib_HollySJuly 20, 2017
This article by Librarian Anna Sanchez was originally published in the Arizona Daily Star on Jul. 20, 2017.
Book Review: Native American Gardening
By PimaLib_SeedLibraryJuly 13, 2017
Are you interested in learning more about the local history behind heritage seeds, and the gardening practices of the indigenous Southwest? I recently read a fascinating book about it! Since we only have one copy of it, I also created a list of similar titles to explore the topic further. Native American Gardening The Desert…
The Mist: 100 Pages of Pure Chills
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggersJuly 7, 2017
Don't you love the moment you hear a title and who the author is, and immediately know you are about to read a cleverly written book that can induce nightmares beyond your imagination? That's what was in my mind the moment I heard of The Mist by Stephen King. Although I have never been a fan of horror…
15 other things that happened on July 4
By PimaLib_JessicaPJuly 3, 2017
Everyone in the United States is familiar with the date of July 4. It’s our Independence Day. The day the Second Continental Congress first adopted its Declaration of Independence (though the document wouldn’t be fully signed until later that same summer). But July 4 is a day like any other, and therefore is the anniversary of…
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