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Public School Super Hero by James Patterson

Posted April 15, 2015 | Posted in Kids Books
Public School Super Hero by James Patterson

Kenny Wright is a kid with a secret identity. In his mind, he’s Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak. In reality, he’s a chess club devotee known as a “Grandma’s Boy,” a label that makes him an easy target for bullies. Kenny wants to bring a little more Steel to the real world, but (read the rest…)

Winter Reading 2015: Read to Succeed!

Posted January 6, 2015 | Posted in Kids Books, Kids News & Events, Youth Services

Come in and join in the 2015 Winter Reading Program in Youth Services! All those in 8th grade & younger are invited to sign up for Read to Succeed, the Winter Reading Program sponsored by Chicago Wolves Hockey. Participants read for a total of 9 hours, fill in a simple log sheet with titles read, (read the rest…)

New Books In Youth Services

Posted September 29, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books

Kids Book Club, October 23rd 3:30pm

Posted September 29, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books, Kids News & Events

All kids age 10 and up are welcome to join our Kids Book Club. In October, we are reading The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare. Pick up a copy at the Circulation desk. To register, please call 630-834-1176.

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

Posted January 24, 2014 | Posted in Kids Books

In a Victorian boarding school story, sixteen-year-old Gemma Doyle’s unconventional upbringing in India leads her to the day she foresees her mother’s death. Her vision turns out to be true. With her mother gone, her father sends her back to England, and enrolls her at Spence, a girls’ academy with a mysterious burned-out East Wing. (read the rest…)

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