Saturday, March 10, 2012

Freedom to Read Week 2012

We have had lots of requests and questions regarding our Freedom to Read Week Display this year. Yay!

I thought I would post the pictures for all to see! We opted for "Don't be a Zombie! Read for Yourself" as our theme this year. Hope you like it!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

THE WINNER OF the 2012 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction is Andrew Westoll for The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary: A Canadian Story of Resilience and Recovery
It was chosen from a short list of five books announced in January of 2012.The short list finalists also included: 
WADE DAVIS, author oInto the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest.
CHARLOTTE GILL, author of Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe.
JJ LEE, author of The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit.

MADELINE SONIK, author of Afflictions & Departures: Essays.