Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Hardships, Folktales and Fairy-tales

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some
reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. This list is for children ages 14 and up.

Overcoming Adversity

Ages 14 and UpA girl is relaxing in a grassy field enjoying a book.

  1. Counting by 7s DB077917
  2. Between Shades of Gray DB074452
  3. Six of Crows DB082683
  4. Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes LT017935
  5. Tom: A Child’s Life Regained LT011182
  6. Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie LT029728
  7. Orleans BR019878
  8. If You Find Me BR019947
  9. Article 5 DBC01405
  10. Over the Wall DB051232
  11. Black Mirror DB053590
  12. Alex as Well DB081234
  13. Looking for Alaska DB061873
  14. The Fault in Our Stars DB074112
  15. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian DB065403

Children’s Pack – Folklore and Fairy-tales

If you have children participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program and need reading suggestions, look no further. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down selections for your children. This list is made for children 8 years old and younger.

Ages 8 and Under

  1. The Three Little Pigs BR013866
  2. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs LT020630
  3. Kate and the Beanstalk DB052337
  4. Hush, Puppies LT008878
  5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm BRX00884
  6. The Three Billy Goats Gruff LT003483
  7. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in people’s ears: A West African Tale DB022905
  8. The Emperor’s New Clothes DB043717
  9. Abu Ali: Three Tales of the Middle East DB011192
  10. The Gifts of Wali Dad: A Tale of India and Pakistan DB044146
  11. The Gingerbread Man BR012030
  12. The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale BR013080

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The words Kids Summer Reading appears in green yellow and red letters respectively. There is a personified book presenting the title on the beach with a beach ball behind him.

Summer Reading has begun!!!

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: Historical Fiction

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

Historical Fiction

Download

  1. The Great Legend DB053837
  2. Child of Vengeance DB076367
  3. Prisoner of My Desire DB034007
  4. A Rose Without a Thorn DB042904
  5. The Gods of Heavenly Punishment DB076570
  6. Too Bad to Die DB081368
  7. The Years with Laura Diaz DB053699

Large Print

  1. The Day of the Jackal LT016684
  2. The Daughters of the Prince LT016667
  3. The Prize LT016219
  4. Tunnel Tigers LT011728
  5. The Privateer LT010846
  6. The Comedians LT008707
  7. So Bright Their Swords LT009035

Braille

  1. Half-Blood Blues BR019842
  2. How Far to Bethlehem BRX00781
  3. Orlando: A Biography BR009501
  4. The Morning Gift BR009577
  5. The Tree Still Stands BR009659
  6. Halfway to Paradise BR009772
  7. The Mandarins BR009769

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – June 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or Wanted Books from last month, May 2017. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at least 38 times over the month.

DB086734 – Killer chef by James Patterson
DB086306 – The Christmas mystery: a Detective Luc Moncrief mystery by James Patterson
DB085093 – Chase: a BookShot ; a Michael Bennett story by James Patterson
DB084791 – Dishonorable Intentions: A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart Woods
DB085296 – Magic : a novel by Danielle Steel
DB085262 – Smooth operator by Stuart Woods
DB084711 – The Apartment: A Novel by Danielle Steel
DB085133 – Bay of sighs by Nora Roberts
DB085343 – The Kerrigans. Books 1-2 by William W. Johnstone
DB086177 – Turbo twenty-three by Janet Evanovich

To order – Online Cataloghttps://webopac.klas.com/nc1aopac or call – 1-888-388-2460

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Summer Reading Suggestions: Satire, History and Marc Brown

If you have children participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program and need reading suggestions, look no further. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down selections for your children. This list is made for children between the ages of 4 to 8 and for younger children.

Children’s Authors: Marc Brown

For Ages 4 – 8

The words Kids Summer Reading appears in green yellow and red letters respectively. There is a personified book presenting the title on the beach with a beach ball behind him.

Summer Reading has begun!!!


If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, here are some
reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down selections. This list is for children around ages 10 through 15.

History

A girl is relaxing in a grassy field enjoying a book.

Ages 10 – 15

  1. Cajun Home LT022078
  2. Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad DB083662
  3. A Whole New Ball Game: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball
    League BR009473
  4. They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group DB072109
  5. Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 BR015277
  6. The War of Independence: The Story of the American Revolution DB029093
  7. Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Hours DB075003
  8. A Chronicle of North Carolina During the American Revolution, 1763-1789 BRX00829
  9. The Port Chicago Fifty: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights DB078386
  10. Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition BR019482
  11. I Lift My Lamp: Emma Lazarus and the Statue of Liberty BR006684
  12. America Under Attack: Primary Sources BR014570

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

Satire

Download

  1. I Never Dance at the Whitehouse DB007750
  2. You Can Fool All the People All the Time DB023679
  3. Photo Hero: A Satire of Photography DB054383
  4. Arrowsmith DB012622
  5. The Dearly Departed DB054389
  6. Less than Hero DB081623
  7. Bluebeard DB026972

Large Print

  1. Fahrenheit 451 LT032309
  2. Animal Farm LT022739
  3. We LT024629
  4. Ten Days in the Hills LT031436
  5. Talk LT035841
  6. Once a Spy LT033993
  7. Goldberg Variations LT035081

Braille

  1. Scoop: A Novel about Journalist BR019151
  2. Letters from the Earth BR013826
  3. My Little Blue Dress BR014233
  4. The Master and Margarita BR019148
  5. Cards of Identity BR000211
  6. Famous after Death BR012575
  7. Lucinderella BR000454

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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BARD Roundup – May 2017 top 10 audio downloads

Here are May 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles:

DB087562 – The fix by David Baldacci
DB087484 – The burial hour by Jeffery Deaver
DB086826 – When all the girls have gone by Jayne Ann Krentz
DB086211 – The kept woman: a novel by Karin Slaughter
DB087697 – Golden prey by John Sandford
DB086707 – Chaos: a Scarpetta novel by Patricia Daniels Cornwell
DB086692 – The Sleeping Beauty killer: an under suspicion novel by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
DB087024 – Order to kill: a Mitch Rapp novel by Kyle Mills and Vince Flynn
DB087675 – Private: the royals by James Patterson and Rees Jones
DB087495 – The outsider: a novel by Anthony J Franze

Happy downloading! To get the latest books delivered at the speed of cyberspace login to BARD. Don’t have a BARD account? Sign up today – http://nlsbard.loc.gov/nc1a

Get the BARD Mobile app and have another great way to read your books and magazines

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BARD Roundup – May 2017 top 10 braille downloads

Here are May 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles:

BR021480 – The boundaries of desire: a century of bad laws, good sex, and changing identities by Eric Berkowitz
BR010091 – The rainmaker by John Grisham
BR016307 – The warrior’s path by Louis L’Amour
BR018407 – Secrets on the wind by Stephanie Grace Whitson
BR013392 – Why can’t I fly? by Rita Golden Gelman
BR010393 – What does the crow know?: the mysteries of animal intelligence by Margery Facklam
BR019377 – Whales: great migrations by Laura F. Marsh, National Geographic Kids (Editor)
BR014869 – Seizure by Robin Cook
BR004584 – American School of Needlework presents The great granny crochet book
BR021685 – Happy ever after by Nora Roberts

Happy downloading! To get the latest books delivered at the speed of cyberspace login to BARD. Don’t have a BARD account? Sign up today – http://nlsbard.loc.gov/nc1a

Get the BARD Mobile app and have another great way to read your books and magazines

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Happy BARD Day – June 2017

Happy BARD day – May 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In April 613 audio readers downloaded 11157 books, 297 magazines and 13 music items. Another 32 braille readers downloaded 176 books and 24 magazines and 20 music items. 23 more people signed up for BARD. BARD Mobile added 60 new users and 65 new mobile devices. Do you BARD? If not, what’s keeping you. With the BARD Mobile app added to things you now have another great way to read your books and magazines on the iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, Android devices and Amazon Kindle Fire.

Sign up for BARD today – http://ow.ly/bHFY6

Get the BARD Mobile app

Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.loc.nls.dtb&hl=en

iPhone – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bard-mobile/id705229586

Kindle Fire – http://www.amazon.com/Library-of-Congress-BARD-Mobile/dp/B016760320

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Summer Reading Suggestions: Hardships, Science Fiction, Nature & Animals

If you have children participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program and need reading suggestions, look no further. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down selections for your children. This list is made for children between the ages of 8 and 11 and for younger children.

Children’s Pack – Animals

  1. Gorilla LT008647
  2. The Fire Cat DB044921
  3. Ookpik the Arctic Owl BRX00178
  4. Happiness is a Warm Puppy BRX00226
  5. Millions of Cats BRX00640
  6. Beavers Beware! LT022809
  7. The Curse of Catunkhamun DBC02492
  8. Elephant Families DB042955
  9. Jimmy the Joey: The True Story of an Amazing Koala Rescue DBC05093
  10. Why Can’t I Fly? LT036269

Nature for Ages 8 to 11

  1. The Deep-Sea Floor BR017182
  2. San Francisco Earthquake LT015418
  3. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill LT015419
  4. Mount Saint Helen’s Eruption LT015416
  5. Parks for the People: A Story about Frederick Law Olmsted DB046952
  6. Rainy Days: Stories and Poems DB028430
  7. The Underwater World of the Coral Reef DB012225
  8. Mud Matters DB047776
  9. How Did Life Get Here? DB008852
  10. Watch Out, it’s Poison Ivy! DB009841
The words Kids Summer Reading appears in green yellow and red letters respectively. There is a personified book presenting the title on the beach with a beach ball behind him.

Summer Reading has begun!!!


If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. The lists are split for children aged 10 to 13 and 14 to 21.

Science FictionA girl is relaxing in a grassy field enjoying a book.

Ages 12 – 15

  1. 7th Sigma DB076412
  2. Revived DBC01397
  3. Ghost of the Jedi LT022804
  4. Ashen Winter DB076173
  5. Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment LT029790
  6. George’s Secret Key to the Universe LT032457
  7. The Testing BR020506

Ages 16 – 21

  1. Interstellar Pig DB022792
  2. Dead Zone DB080732
  3. The Birthmarked Trilogy DB077240
  4. All These Things I’ve Done DBC05454
  5. Invitation to the Game LT029924
  6. Leviathan DB070906
  7. This Place has no Atmosphere LT013472

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

Overcoming Hardships

Download

  1. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn DB010426
  2. Half Broke Horses DB069651
  3. Life of Pi DB054950
  4. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison DB077538
  5. Steve Jobs DB073682
  6. This Boy’s Life DB030165
  7. Man’s Search for Meaning DB066557

Large Print

  1. Half Broke Horses LT033724
  2. Unsung Heroines: The Women Who Won the War LT017181
  3. The will to live: the story of Dame Margot Turner LT009610
  4. Who am I, God? LT003229
  5. The Painted Bird LT024625
  6. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius LT024546
  7. The Goldfinch LT037106

Braille

  1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings BRX00853
  2. The Diary of a Young Girl BR000927
  3. Long Walk to Freedom BR009951
  4. The Last Lecture BR017828
  5. All the King’s Men BR013840
  6. East of Eden BR012565
  7. Brave New World BR001601

All of these reading suggestions are available for download on our website here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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Adult Summer Reading Suggestions

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

Science Fiction

Download

  1. After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall DB076139
  2. Jumper: Griffin’s Story DB066010
  3. Reflex DB061207
  4. Impulse DB076486
  5. The Quiet Invasion DB051427
  6. The Man in the High Castle DB076478
  7. Edge of Dark: The Glittering Edge DB081418

Large Print

  1. Jurassic Park: A novel LT015857
  2. On the Beach LT007407
  3. The Children of Men LT029898
  4. Survivor in Death LT029025
  5. Prey LT027579
  6. Blasphemy LT032288
  7. Impact LT033876

Braille

  1. Blindsight BR017166
  2. Man in the Empty Suit BR019879
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale BR011911
  4. Transcendental BR020331
  5. Black Moon BR020505
  6. The Office of Mercy BR020077
  7. The Earth Turned Upside Down BR019797

This list is available for download in a PDF format here.

The theme

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading#adults

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. The lists are split for children aged 10 to 13 and 14 to 21.

Growing UpA girl is relaxing in a grassy field enjoying a book.

Ages 10-13

  1. I have a Dream, too! DBC00124
  2. Love, Aubrey DB074740
  3. Harriet, the Spy DB024815
  4. Lost in the Sun DB081830
  5. Back to School DBC06545
  6. One Thing for Sure DB027855
  7. Chicken Boy LT029973
  8. The Year of the Dog: A Novel DBC00713
  9. Walking Away DB007881
  10. There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom DB028766
  11. The Humming Room DB074785
  12. School of Fear DB077375
  13. S. Be Eleven DB077013
  14. Survival Guide to Bullying: Written by a Teen DB083243
  15. Honestly, Katie John! DB007777

Ages 14 and 21

  1. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen LT028238
  2. The Lucy Variations DB076526
  3. Bruised DB076535
  4. Chasing Jupiter DB076414
  5. Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek DB081139
  6. Anna and the French Kiss DB081201
  7. Breakfast Served Anytime DB081235
  8. After Eli DB075984
  9. My Father’s Scar DB044798
  10. Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories DB074214
  11. 99 Days DB081642
  12. No Boyz Allowed DB075279
  13. Unfriended DB082447
  14. Shooter LT028313
  15. Brother Hood LT028730

This list is available for download in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading#kids

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