From left to right: Summer O'Sullivan '17, Sophia Laino '16, and Jules Almazar '16 looking through Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton, We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March by Cynthia Levinson, and other new nonfiction titles.
Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson
Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the
story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of
survivors and archival photographs.
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose
He wears a black band on his lower right leg and an orange flag on his upper
left, bearing the laser inscription B95. Scientists call him the Moonbird
because, in the course of his astoundingly long lifetime, this gritty,
four-ounce marathoner has flown the distance to the moon—and halfway back!
Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London by Andrea Warren
Provoked by the horrors he saw every day, Charles Dickens wrote novels
that were originally intended as instruments for social change — to save his
Art 21: Art in the 21st Century by Susan Sollins
Published to accompany the third season of the award-winning PBS television
series, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at
some of the most interesting artists working today.
Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting by Phaidon
Since its first publication, a whole new generation of painters has emerged,
some inspired by the artists who appeared in that book, others taking cues from
new sources. Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting introduces
this new wave of painters to the world.
With such a large group in Book Club this year, we've decided to read two different books, meet up to share and compare, and swap! Reviews coming soon. Click the photos to read the Goodreads buzz on these titles.
World Book Night is about spreading literacy and a love for reading. If you love to read, join Loyola's Book Club as they sign up to be WBN givers and hit the streets on April 23, 2014 to pass out dozens of favorite titles--for free--to reluctant readers. Must be 16 years old to be a giver. Younger students will partner up with older students to pass out books in neighborhoods around NYC.
Ms. Hailey Watkins is the Library Media Specialist of Loyola School in NYC. Check this page for news and snapshots of library life.
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