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A List of Lists: August 2013
- Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
- How the Light Gets In: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny
- Night Film: A Novel by Marisha Pessl
- Help for the Haunted by John Searles
- The Returned by Jason Mott
- Burial Rites: A Novel by Hannah Kent
- Margot by Jillian Cantor
- Songs of Willow Frost: A Novel by Jamie Ford
- Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in A Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
- House in the Sky: A Memoir by Amanda Lindhout
You can read descriptions of the books and place them on hold in BiblioCommons. Learn more about LibraryReads.
See below for our staff picks from the past couple months, on topics both timely and timeless:
- Teens Love TV Shows - the Teen Advisory Group of New Dorp shares some of the shows they've been watching or re-watching
- Books That Made an Impact on Us - a list of books from the minds of the New Dorp staff
- Teen Advisory Group's Hobbies - the Teen Advisory Group's favorite hobbies
- Library Books about the Library! - a really big list of children's books in the library that have library in the title!
- Teen Reads: Fantasy - as seen on the bulletin board this summer
- Staff Favorites: New Movies - favorite recent movies from the staff of George Bruce Library
- Staff Favorites: TV Series - the George Bruce staff's Top 10 TV Shows
- The Annotated Superman - Celebrating Superman's 75th Anniversary, this guide features both modern and classic stories involving The Man of Steel in Metropolis and beyond. Companion to Ryan's blog post.
- Children's Literature: Picture Book Picks for 2013
- Fiction Set in New York City - includes Adult, Young Adult, and Children's books
- 1970s New York City on Film - Revisit the vital, gritty streets of 1970s New York City through key films from the era. This list is based on the Summer Reading film series of the same name, and was compiled by Thomas Knowlton
- Polish Authors in Translation: Summer 2013 Recommendations from the Polish Cultural Institute - Recent English translations of fiction, poetry and nonfiction by Polish authors. Recommended by the Polish Cultural Institute, New York.
- Dogs, Brains, J. Edgar Hoover and More: Great Nonfiction for Teens - Surprising, enlightening, and surprisingly gruesome works of narrative nonfiction for grades 6-12
- Children and War
- In Graphic Detail: Nonfiction Graphic Novel Biographies - Nonfiction Biographies of Nelson Mandela, Johnny Cash, Trotsky, Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, and more
- Back to School Children's Books and Media - Lots of great children's materials to get you back in the school mood! (Pre-K - grade 6)
- Back to School for Teens - To get you in that back to school mood! (Gr 7-12)
- Real Life Indiana Jones: Famous Excavations in Archaeology - From King Tut to Pompeii to the discovery of Civil War sub the H.L. Hunley, the stories of famous excavations and the mysteries they uncovered—and the questions they raised. For Grades 6-12
- Shark Week! Facts & Fictions - "...eleven hundred men went in the water; 316 men come out and the sharks took the rest, June the 29th, 1945." See Amie's blog post for more.
Book Discussion Group Titles
Looking for a book discussion group to join? Browse some of the upcoming selections at these library locations: