08
JUL
2008

Teen Book Review: Persuasion

Persuasion by Jane Austen Quick SummaryAnne Elliot was forced to break off her engagement eight years ago from Captain Wentworth, due to superiority in rank. What will happen when he returns, successful and rich, still mad about her refusal? Your opinion: did you like the book?Althoug
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07
JUL
2008

Teen Book Review: Wicked

Wicked by Gregory Maguire Quick SummaryIt’s a prequel to the classic Wizard of Oz, how the Wicked Witch of the West (Elphie) and the Good Witch (Galinda) become enemies, even through they really didn’t. Your opinion: did you like the book?Yes, a great book, although after
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27
JUN
2008

Teen Book Review: Teen Idol

Teen Idol by Meg Cabot Quick SummaryThis book is about a girl named Jenny. She is a junior in high school and is very good at giving advice. She is an anonymous advice columnist for the school newspaper. One day, celebrity Luke Striker, in disguise, comes to their school so he can res
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26
JUN
2008

Teen Book Review: Life As We Knew It

Life As We Knew It by Susan Pfeffer Quick Summary“Mom, why does the moon look closer?” Miranda’s life quickly changes as the moon is knocked closer to the Earth. She must survive through power outages and disasters. Gas prices over $10, closed schools and food shorta
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24
JUN
2008

Teen Book Review: Meet Kit, An American Girl

Meet Kit by Valerie Tripp Quick SummaryKit Kittredge is an American Girl who lives in the times of the Great Depression. Soon her father loses his job. Then they have to take in boarders to earn money. Your opinion: did you like the book?I did like this book, because it is about a ver
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24
JUN
2008

Teen Book Review: To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee Quick SummaryThe year is 1935. Scout Finch and her brother Jeremy (Jem) live in Maycomb County, Alabama. This rather lethargic town is shaken to its very core when Atticus Finch, Scout and Jem’s father, is chosen to defend Tom Robinson, a blac
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23
JUN
2008

Teen Book Review: Beyond the Deepwoods (Edge Chronicles)

The Edge Chronicles: Beyond the Deepwoods by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddel Quick SummaryTwig, a sky pirate, was abandoned at birth and left on the doorstep of wood trolls. After being told he was not a wood troll, he sets off on an adventure. After going through many places, he fin
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19
JUN
2008

Teen Book Review: Eclipse

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer Quick SummaryThe book is about a vampire and a werewolf who are in love with a mortal named Bella. She struggles to choose between the two. Your opinion: did you like the book?Very much, because it has action and romance — and I love romance. Rate this
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19
JUN
2008

Summer Reading Book Reviews

Teens FLYP – our teen summer reading program – is underway! This week, folks had fun playing Rock Band and answering some British trivia at our Library events. What’s in store for next week? You’ll have to visit your local library to find out! Don’t forge
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17
JUN
2008

"Breaking Dawn" preview

Are you waiting impatiently for the latest book in Stephenie Meyer’s TWILIGHT series? Book 4, Breaking Dawn, comes out on August 2nd… but if you can’t wait for a little taste, follow this link for an excerpt! Question: are you on Team Edward or Team Jacob? Answer in
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16
JUN
2008

Let’s FLYP out!

Guess what? It’s summer reading time! Are you between the ages of 11 and 18? If so, stop by the Osceola Library for some FREE fun this summer! Pick up a reading passport and keep track of what you read. Bring that passport to one of our programs to earn raffle entries! You might
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