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Articles in "Books"

Family is important, even when they have different ideas.

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, and Tim Howard - Stories about These Athletes (and More!) That Overcame Mental and Physical Disabilities As Children

   Wars have a bad effect on people as Annabelle, in the book Wolf Hollow, experiences with an old army World War I veteran, Toby.

Twelve year old Jayson Barnes is forced to live on his own in a book about survival and basketball. 

Team Cap vs. Team Iron Man - Which side are you on???

Sherman Alexie's newest story features a young boy in search of his identity, and has special meaning behind it too.

Everything is going smoothly in Joplin until there is a twisted tornado turn in this book . . .

Did you ever want to learn about Native American history, but didn't want to weed through the excruciatingly complex pages of books that probably made you want to sleep right on the spot? Well, I believe I've got the solution - A book that follows Native American history, but with characters and true facts.

Do aliens really exist? Find out by reading this funny little story.

Jump into this book and be taken on an exciting adventure through Germany.

We could all use a little more time in a day to get things done, but imagine if a day lasted for 14 years instead of 24 hours.   

          There are times when hidden underneath the illusion of an average day, are strange and sometimes frightening occurrences. Sometimes, people get pulled into these peculiar events and their lives become changed forever.

Hank vs. Judith in a cooking battle. Two elementary school kids in the kitchen. What could go wrong?

When a tumor is discovered in the skull of Emily Wing Smith, her whole world is turned upside down. The thing is, it was upside down to begin with.

In Burning Midnight by Will McIntosh, David Sullivan is a sphere dealer in New York City. Spheres are unbreakable objects that have different colors like Teal or Chocolate.

Poetry (n) the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts (dictionary.com).

    Ever thought of how life would be like in a world with all giants, trolls, humans, dragons and a creature that looks a lot like Toothless the dragon from How to Train Your Dragon? Well, in the book, Thrones and Bones: Frostborn by Lou Anders the first book, it demonstrates all of that in twenty chapters and each of the chapters very detailed and intense!

Local children’s book author visits Westridge Elementary School.

The newest edition to the Olympians series by George O’Conner is Apollo: The Brilliant One. As the 8th book in the series, it tells the origins and adventures of Apollo, the Greek god of music, archery, medicine, and prophecy.

The epic adventures of Danny Dragonbreath continue in this 11th book in the series.

Yes, you have heard of gold rushes, but have you heard of this one?

     The Penderwicks in Spring by Jeanne Birdsall is a fun book for kids of all ages.