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Book review: Girls Can Do Anything, by Caryl Hart

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 11/10 4:00A Lauren Hough
Earlier this year I made it a goal to focus on strong female characters in children s literature. It wasn t always easy to find books that showed girls of different sizes, shapes, religions or races but I felt it worthwhile Continue reading

Book Review: The Flight of the Silvers, by Daniel Price

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 11/3 4:00A Brandon Murray
Imagine that you re going about your day focused on work or school, paying bills or going shopping when someone emerges from a portal out of thin air, transporting you to another reality moments before the universe comes to an Continue reading

What new exhibition do you have on the 4th floor?

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 10/30 4:00A Fine Arts Specialist
The Dallas Public Library, in partnership with the North Texas Holodomor Committee, is currently hosting the first ever exhibit in North Texas about the Ukrainian Genocide. The Ukrainian Genocide of 1932-1933, known as the Holodomor, was a...

Book review: Monday’s Not Coming, by Tiffany D. Jackson

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 10/27 4:00A YA Specialist
Monday’s Not Coming is a look into the harsh reality of what happens when children fall through the cracks of the system. There is no way to sugarcoat it, this Young Adult novel is emotionally gripping, and you will not Continue reading

Best of My Best: Some “Re-Readables”

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 10/20 4:00A catherine.ritchie
As my final contribution to Booked Solid approaches, I happily share a few titles I consider the Best Of My Best -works I continue to re-read and cherish over decades and locales. Staggerford Jon Hassler 1977 After a high school and college...

Bilingual Board Books

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 10/17 5:27A Dixie Suarez
The Dallas Public Library has some beautiful bilingual board books as part of its collection and I wanted to highlight some of the ones I have read recently. The following titles feature simple English and Spanish words that toddlers will...

The Skyline Branch is taking over!

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 10/11 4:00A Skyline Branch
Hello from the staff of the Skyline Branch Library! Today is our day to take over the Dallas Public Library’s social media platforms! We would like to invite you to come to Skyline and experience first-hand all the things that Continue reading

Review: The Child Finder, by Rene Denfeld

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 10/6 4:00A Mandy Reichelt
The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld is a suspense and mystery novel centered around a private investigator with surprising warmth who specializes in finding missing children. Madison Culver went missing three years ago. Her parents hired Naomi Cottle...

The Suspense of Autumn : mysteries you’ll fall for!

Booked Solid - Dallas Public Library 9/29 4:00A Humanities Specialist
You sit out on the deck and listen to the crickets chirp in the swaying, tall grass; the sun sets just a little earlier and all is quiet now. Autumn is upon us. As the days are getting cooler, the Continue reading
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