New books for week of October 08, 2016
by Louis Sachar
Follow Stanley Yelnats the 4th in his epic journey to break the curse of bad luck put on his family because of his “no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather.” When the curse leads to Stanley being sentenced to serve time at Camp Green Lake, he and his quirky, delinquent mates must dig holes in the scorching hot sun to build character. Complete with gypsies, outlaws, and treasure, Holes is a true adventure for all readers.
by Markus Zusak
Young Liesel is a German foster girl whose accordion playing foster father teaches her to read. However, little Liesel has a secret; she steals the one thing she cannot resist, books. Amidst bombings, death, and the tyranny of the Nazi regime, Liesel finds solace and even happiness in reading and sharing her stolen books. But her foster family has a secret of their own—they are sheltering a Jewish boy in their basement despite the grave danger
Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children "
by Ransom Riggs
Welcome to the chilling and peculiar tale of hollowgasts, pyrokinesis, and even a girl who is lighter than air. A horrific tragedy leads young Jacob to a mysterious island off the coast of Wales, where finds the crumbling ruins of what seems to be an orphanage, but for the most peculiar of children.
Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks
The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us. Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.