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Song of the Lioness quartet

Song of the Lioness quartet, by Tamora Pierce Reviewed by Madrona W. The Song of the Lioness quartet, written by Tamora Pierce, is a series set in the made up city of Tortall. The first book in the series is Alanna: The First Adventure, followed by three more. A young girl named Alanna switches places…Read more

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X, by James Patterson Reviewed by Attie P. (age 11) The Dangerous Days of Daniel X is a great young adult Science Fiction novel by the highly praised author of the Maximum Ride novels, James Patterson. Daniel X is the main character of the novel. After an alien murders his…Read more

NEW online Graphic Novels for Teens

Are you a teen who likes Graphic Novels? Then check out the new TumbleBookCloud on the Lopez Island Library webpage. Go to the library’s “Digital Hub” and scroll down to the “Graphic Novel Cloud” icon. The link will take you directly to the book covers of a variety of graphic novels. TumbleBookCloud is an online…Read more

Little Pea

Little Pea, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jen Corace (2005) (This review is for Rosie) Are you having trouble persuading your children to eat vegetables? Would they rather eat sweets? Check out the picture book Little Pea and prepare for a change in attitude. Little Pea lives happily with Mama Pea, Papa Pea and…Read more

2104 Summer Reading Program begins this Saturday, June 14th!

The Lopez Island Library is excited to announce the 2014 Summer Reading Program. It begins Saturday, June 14th and runs for 8 weeks, ending on Saturday, August 9th. Students entering grades 6-12 will earn a raffle ticket for every 75 minutes spent reading books, audio books or e-books. Tickets may be put toward any or…Read more

New look for Lopez Island Library web page

The library’s new web page went live on Monday, June 2nd.  The feedback we are getting is that it is cleaner and easier to navigate with Cloud Islands’ crisp design.  I was especially thrilled to get permission to use the artwork of Roy E. Hughes, from his San Juan Scenes series. Many thanks to the…Read more

Alaskan Poet Gene Ervine Images the Pacific Northwest

Gene Ervine has always written poetry. He’s been a pea vine operator, a high lead logger, an architectural history researcher, run a day labor carpentry crew, an exhibit planner and a bureaucrat. He helped found Sitka’s public Raven Radio and helped preserve millions of acres of wilderness in the Tongass National Forest. Gene grew up…Read more