Staff Picks


A Hole in the Wind

by David Goodrich

Loved hosting this smart and delightful author at a recent event! David’s book offers an approachable, common-sense look at not only climate change–but also the importance of listening to each other and to what our world is telling us.


No One Can Pronounce My Name

by Rakesh Satyal

A perfect choice for summer! In a suburb outside Cleveland, a community of Indian Americans explore what it means to straddle the divide between Eastern and Western cultures. Engaging writing mixed with fascinating characters.


The Glass Sentence

by S. E. Grove

An epic fantasy set in a fantastically broken world. Brilliant for fans of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy! Fiction/Midgrade


Another Kind of Hurricane

by Tamara Ellis Smith

Stunning and authentic story of two boys whose lives become unexpectedly tied together through their own tragic circumstances. Midgrade readers will be able to empathize with the genuine characters in this powerful debut novel about friendship and perseverance. It is the perfect fit for readers who loved Wonder by R. J. Palacio. Fiction/Midgrade