Category Archives: nonfiction

Best of 2018: Ofilia

Happy Tuesday, fellow readers! We’ve got a brand new best of for you today, and this time it’s Ofilia’s! Ofilia is our fearless leader here in the youth services department of SPL, and loves all things Frida Kahlo. She’s also … Continue reading

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Best of 2018: Stephanie

Welcome back to another installment of SPL’s Best of 2018! This week we’re featuring Stephanie! Stephanie is one of our full time reference assistants, and is one of the most creative people we know! Here is her Best of 2018 … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Best of 2017!

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Women Heroes of the American Revolution: 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue by Susan Casey

Women Heroes of the American Revolution: 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue by Susan Casey Part of the Women in Action series this book gives readers a chance to learn about the amazing service and sacrifice of women … Continue reading

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In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer by Irene Gut Opdyke Polish-Catholic Irene Gut is 17 years old in 1939 when the German Panzers roll into Poland crushing everything in their path. A nursing student, unaware of the fate … Continue reading

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The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: pastor, spy, unlikely hero by Patricia McCormick

The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: pastor, spy, unlikely hero by Patricia McCormick About: It was April 5, 1943, and the Gestapo would arrive any minute. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been expecting this day for a long time. He had put his … Continue reading

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Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-tech Toilets and Maid Cafes by Christine Mari Inzer

Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-tech Toilets and Maid Cafes by Christine Mari Inzer  About: Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari … Continue reading

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