Middle Readers (3rd-4th)

Wangari Maathai

The Extraordinary Wangari Maathai

Born in rural Kenya and educated in the United States, Wangari Maathai was the first woman in East Africa to earn a doctoral degree, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and is the founder of the Green Belt Movement. Her incredible story is the subject of several picture book biographies for children.

E Book

E-Books, Children, The Library, and You

Did you know that you can check out e-books­ from the library, with your library card? Our OverDrive E-Book collection has thousands of titles to choose from, all of which can be downloaded to your favorite e-reader. Many of those e-book titles are for children, including both fiction and nonfiction. Let us help you navigate the wide world of e-books for children available at the library!

Comic Books Aren't Just for Boys!

Oftentimes, when we think about comic books, we think of superhero comic books that are mostly for boys. Fortunately, this isn't entirely the case any more.

Summer Kids: Read and Watch

Looking for a challenge this summer? Work your way through 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up and 101 Movies to See Before You Grow Up!

Books with Headphones

Audiobooks are Great! Listen to One Today!

Audiobooks are a great way to make reading come alive for readers of all ages and at all levels. They can be particularly helpful, however, for children who need to sharpen their reading skills.

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