Monday, May 1, 2017

Meet Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson books answers questions sent in by his fans. Some of them were serious and some of them we're pretty silly! You can find his books in our library at FIC RIO.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    When Willy Wonka decides to let five children into his chocolate factory, he decides to release five golden tickets in five separate chocolate bars, causing complete mayhem. The tickets start to be found, with the fifth going to a very special boy, called Charlie Bucket.
    This famous children's book has been made into a movie twice.  Here is the trailer to the newest film version...

Lord of the Rings

The future of civilization rests in the fate of the One Ring, which has been lost for centuries. Powerful forces are unrelenting in their search for it. But fate has placed it in the hands of a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins, who inherits the Ring and steps into legend. A daunting task lies ahead for Frodo when he becomes the Ringbearer - to destroy the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom where it was forged.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The Marvels

Brian Selznick, the creator of “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the process he used to make the stunning trailer for his new book, "The Marvels."

14th Goldfish by Jennifer Holm

Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then one day a strange boy shows up. He’s bossy. He’s cranky. And weirdly enough . . . he looks a lot like Ellie’s grandfather, a scientist who’s always been slightly obsessed with immortality. Could this pimply boy really be Grandpa Melvin? Has he finally found the secret to eternal youth?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Meet Christopher Paolini

Christopher Paolini takes a look back at how it all began with Eragon, and discusses the conclusion to the series, Inheritance.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Far North by Will Hobbs

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to survive a battle in the depths of winter in sub arctic wilderness? Far North by Will Hobbs gives its readers a thrilling view of the struggle between man and nature. Check out his books in our paperback section -