Halloween is my favorite time of year. I spend the month of October reading spooky stories to get ready for the season. But spooky books aren't just for adults. There have been some excellent ones written for children. Here are some that are just the right level of scary for your young reader.
I wouldn't call myself a fan of westerns. I don't dislike them, I'm just not crazy about them. What I am a fan of is weird. Add some ghosts or aliens to anything and I'm on board. Here are a few weird westerns that I can't get enough of.
Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy
Southwest Book Discussion, 1 p.m., Sat., August 26
You are cordially invited to attend the monthly Southwest Book Discussion at 1 p.m. on Sat., August 26. Copies of this month's selection, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates are available at the information desk.
You are cordially invited to attend the Ready to Learn Building Reading Skills workshop. What skills must a young child have to learn to read? This workshop uses Super Why to introduce participants to skills such as letter recognition and word families - the balanced literacy approach shown to help young children learn to read.