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Out of This World: Books About Interplanetary Travel

Our expert NYPL librarians recommend their favorite books about interplanetary travel.Read More ›

My Favorite Dr. Seuss Quotes

I love all books by Dr. Seuss. Here are a few of my favorite quotes: Read More ›

Can You Grok This? Stories of Strangers in a Strange Land, Part 1

In honor of Robert Heinlein's birthday, we asked our NYPL librarians: What are some other books that speak to displacement—of being a stranger in a strange land?Read More ›

My Adventures at BookExpo America and BookCon 2015

BEA is the “largest publishing event in North America” it is a great place open to authors, publishers, and bloggers.Read More ›

We Need Diverse Books at BookCon 2015

The goal of We Need Diverse Books is for diversity to become the norm by promoting "literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people." During the BookCon panel it was noted that the literary world should reflect the diversity in the world.Read More ›

Eight YA Retellings of Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding is the story of a girl and a big bad wolf in the woods. Here are some retellings of the classic tale that appeal to modern day teens.Read More ›

Ten YA Retellings of Rapunzel

Rapunzel is a german fairy tale about a beautiful young maiden who has been impriosoned in a tower by an evil witch. Here are several retellings of the fairy tale that appeal to modern day teens.Read More ›

A Song of Ice and Fire: Complete List of Books and DVDs

A Song of Ice and Fire is a fantasy series written by George R.R. Martin. The first book in the series is A Game of Thrones which follows powerful families of Westeros in the quest for power and control of Westeros. Read More ›

My Spring Break Reading List

Lilian at Hamilton Grange shares her plan for a relaxing and book-filled spring break.Read More ›

Ten YA Retellings of Snow White

You know that romantic tale of a young woman who runs away to the woods to escape a wicked Queen. Here are several retellings of the fairy tale that appeal to modern day teens.Read More ›

The Harry Potter Series: Books and Films

You can find the Harry Potter book series by acclaimed author J.K. Rowling at the library.Read More ›

20 More Realistic (and Real Life) Titles for Teens

Here are some additional recommendations for realistic (and real life) titles for teens who want to read something other than dystopian novels: Read More ›

Ten YA Retellings of Cinderella

You know that romantic tale of the orphaned girl with a cruel stepfamily, who later becomes the belle of the ball and finds true love after fitting into a glass slipper. Here are several retellings of the fairy tale that appeal to modern day teens.Read More ›

Chinese New Year Books for Children

Here are some recommendations of books on Chinese New Year stories, traditions and food. Read More ›

Kwame Alexander Visits the Hamilton Grange Library

Kwame Alexander's visit came less than a week after his most recent novel, The Crossover, became the recipient of the 2015 Newbery Medal, the American Library Association’s the top award given to "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."Read More ›

Recommendations Inspired by NY Times Best Sellers: February 15, 2015

Recommended readalikes for the top fiction titles this week.Read More ›

TV on DVD: 12 Complete Series Available at the Library

Hit the library and then hit the couch with your new favorite television series.Read More ›

Valentine's Day Books For Children

Valentine's Day is a day when love and friendship are celebrated. Read More ›

36 Fifty Shades of Grey Read-Alikes

The much anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey film will be released February 13, 2015. Here are 36 Shades of read-alike titles.Read More ›

Martin Luther King Jr. Books and DVDs For Children

On Monday, January 19, 2015 we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here are some book and DVD recomendations about Martin Luther King Jr. for children.Read More ›
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