Library Board rules on materials challenges

The Andover Public Library Board of Directors ruled that the books George by Alex Gino (Scholastic Press 2015), Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart (Delacorte Press 2016) and I am Jazz by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings, Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas (Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin) 2014) will remain located where they are in the Juvenile Fiction and Juvenile Nonfiction sections.  The boards’ decision is final.

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Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Challenge: A Book You Chose Based on the Cover

The 2019 Reading Challenges are here!  Are you struggling with what to read in the Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Challenge categories? We can help! Throughout the year, we will highlight several juvenile, YA, and adult fiction (or non-fiction) books in most of the categories.
These aren’t the only books we have available in each category but are ideas that can help you spark inspiration, help clarify the category, and (hopefully) make your decision easier!

 

We’re continuing our discussion of books with the category “A book you chose based on the cover.”

 

We’ve all heard the saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Now is your chance to do just that! You can pick a book whose cover you find visually appealing, a book whose cover reminds you of a favorite moment or person, or a book whose cover reminds you of another favorite book, or for any other reason the book catches your eye. There are many different ways to interpret this theme! Here are a few books whose covers you might find appealing:

If one of these covers sparks your interest, click on the image to find the item in our catalog!

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Happy reading!

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New Graphic Novels – January 2019

New Graphic Novels – January 2019

River of London: Water Weed by Ben Aaronovitch

Mera, Queen of Atlantis by Dan Abnett

Aquaman, Kingslayer [6]

The Complete Angel Catbird by Margaret Atwood

Batgirl: Strange Loop

Batman [2]

Batman Detective Comics: Rebirth Deluxe Edition

Batman, the Dark Knight Detective [2]

Venom by Donny Cates

Daredevil: Mayor Murdock [7]

Doctor Strange: Across the Universe

Likely Stories by Neil Gaiman

Harley Quinn: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition

The Comet 1 by Arianna Irwin

Jessica Jones: Blind Spot

Sword of Ages 1 by Gabriel Rodriquez

Crosswind [1-6] by Gail Simone

Star Wars: Hope Dies [9]

Star Wars: The Spark and the Fire

Suicide Squad: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition

Superman/Shazam! : The First Thunder

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New DVD and Audio Books – January 2019

New DVDs

Bad Times at the El Royale

Boy Erased

First Man

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Johnny English Strikes Again

Pixar Short Films Collection Vol. 2

Poldark Season 4

The Hate U Give

The Old Man & the Gun

 

New Audio Books

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called “Alien”, 005.8 Smith, Jerry

The Library Book, 027.47 Orlean Susan

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War, 327.12 Macintyre, Ben

Black Swan Rising by Lisa Brackmann

The Best of Us by Robyn Carr

The Witch Elm by Tana French

When We Were Young by Karen Kingsbury

Untouchable by Jayne Krentz

Go to My Grave by Catriona McPherson

Red War by Kyle Mills

Turning Point by Danielle Steel

The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

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