Monday, February 1, 2016

Books of the Week, Feb 1

Celebrating Black History Month!

Elementary - Trombone Shorty by Troy AndrewsNew Orleans jazz musician Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews tells the story of how he got his nickname and his start in jazz music.
788.9 AND @ the Library

Middle School - Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-GarciaDelphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible.
FIC WIL @ the Library

High School - The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason ReynoldsSoon after his mother's death, Matt takes a job at a funeral home in his tough Brooklyn neighborhood and, while attending and assisting with funerals, begins to accept her death and his responsibilities as a man.
FIC REY @ the Library

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