Monday, October 19, 2015

Books of the Week, Oct 19

High School - You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
From the online entertainment pioneer, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day, comes a funny, quirky, and inspiring memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet stardom, and embracing her weirdness to find her place in the world
921 DAY @ the Library

Middle School - Mo'Ne - Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer by Mo'ne Davis with Hilary Beard
At the age of thirteen, Mo'ne Davis became the first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series and the first Little Leaguer to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. A month later she earned a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This inspiring memoir from a girl who learned to play baseball with the boys and rose to national stardom before beginning eighth grade will encourage young readers to reach for their dreams no matter the odds.
921 DAV @ the Library

Elementary School -Robert Cade: Gatorade Inventor by Joanne Mattern
Examines the life of Robert Cade, discusses his work in medicine, and looks at how his efforts to find a way to treat football players at the University of Florida for dehydration and heatstroke led to the invention of Gatorade.
921 CAD @ the Library

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