Check out the new books to the Library “A wonderful, important book…I’d recommend Little Brother over pretty much any book I’ve read this year, and I’d want to get it into the hands of as many smart thirteen-year-olds, male and female, as I can. Because I think it’ll change lives. Because some kids, maybe just a few, won’t be the same after they’ve read it. Maybe they’ll change politically, maybe technologically. Maybe it’ll just be the first book they loved or that spoke to their inner geek. Maybe they’ll want to argue about it and disagree with it. Maybe they’ll want to open their computer and see what’s in there. I don’t know. It made me want to be thirteen again right now, and reading it for the first time.” —Neil Gaiman, author of Sandman and American Gods on Little Brother During WWI, the battle for the tiny Belgium town Passchendaele was one of the most significant tests of Canadian courage and expertise. British Commander-inChief General Douglas Haig had devised one of the most controversial stratagems of the entire war: Allied forces would attack headlong into the heavily fortified German entrenchments, capture the town of Passchendaele and its highlands, and drive toward the coast to destroy German submarine bases. A new adventure lovers. Sharon Siamon, the successful Mustang introduces a set of adventures -- the series. series for horse author of the widely Mountain series, brand new equine Saddle Island Set on the wild and windswept landscape of Nova Scotia's Eastern shore, the first title in this exciting series is packed full of suspense, intrigue, and adventure. Kelsie is the spirited protagonist who tries to rescue a rebellious horse named Caspar. Kelsie plans to swim this horse to Mackay's Island, a mysterious deserted island with a dark past, before the horse's owner, Hank Harefield, ships him off for auction. Along the way a violent storm puts Kelsie and Caspar in grave danger. Will they make it to shore safely? Will Hank discover and foil Kelsie's plan? When Jordan starts to make new, more popular friends, Kara feels totally burned by her former best friend's icy rejection. These dark blue days are almost more than she can take, until she makes a lifechanging discovery. To get there, however, Kara must make some major choices about who and what she's going to believe in, and if she'll ever trust anybody-including God-ever again. In her new TrueColors series, best-selling author Melody Carlson takes young readers into edgy, poignant topics that students deal with on a daily basis--issues such as drug abuse, sexuality, body image, and more. Includes discussion questions.