NCHS Media Center
Mrs. Michelle Foster, Media Specialist
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Breakfast & Books
All are Welcome!
Every Thursday at 7:15 am in the library.
Food and Drinks provided as well as stimulating conversation.
Mrs. Foster's bookshelf: read
Omaha Beach on D-Day: June 6, 1944 with One of the World's Iconic Photographers
Never Always Sometimes
Trouble Is a Friend of Mine
and ratings with Mrs. Foster, and even join a
2017-2018 Black Eyed Susan Nominees
A sentimental story of loss and love but most importantly how we pick ourselves up from disappointment and sadness with friendship and love. You root for Jessie!
Brock Ripley is fearful. He can’t sacrifice himself for the good of the team and he can’t stand up for his friend, Ritchie Fang, when he is being bullied. Throughout their friendship, Ritchie and Brock have one thing in common: stay true to one another and if you can’t beat them, join them.
Imagine if Hitler had won the war. Now imagine you are Yael, a survivor of the camps tapped to compete in a cross continent race just to get close to Hitler in order to assassinate him. Filled with medical experimentation, action and a touch of history, this book will have you wanting the sequel.
A fun, lighthearted re-telling of history's Lady Jane Grey: "She was a woman who wore pants. She couldn't be trusted." And off we go on this alternate history detailing royal backstabbing, a man/horse for a husband, and a hilarious comedy in the vein of the classic
The Princess Bride!
Rep. John Lewis is no stranger to assault, bigotry, or frustration. He walked the front lines of the Civil Rights Era protests and lived to tell the tale. In this graphic adaptation, John Lewis recounts his time at the forefront of the movement as well as how both blacks and whites were treated trying to get out the vote.
Kelsey's mom was kidnapped as a teen & fears her unpunished kidnappers will someday find them both. A typical teen, Kelsey sneaks out of her fortress one night only to return to a house unsecured and a missing mother. Someone is hunting Kelsey. Can she get to the panic room in time or will there be a real life
Solomon strips down to his underwear and plunges himself into a fountain, never to be seen at school again. Years later, Lisa
just knew if she could find Solomon, she could fix him and she could use their friendship as an entrance essay for a scholarship and entrance into the 2nd best psychology program in the country. Will her plan work or will she do more harm to a fragile teen on the brink?
Hannalee Denney has lived with the death of her black father for two years, knowing that if Joe Adder had killed a white man, he would have served his entire sentence and then some. Mysteriously, Joe has returned home with his own story to tell about the night Hannalee’s father died and it includes an accusation against someone Hannalee trusts...her stepfather. Filled with echoes of racism, homophobia and the supernatural, Hannalee must figure out what really happened on that terrible night and who in her life she can trust before it is too late.
Natasha is about to be deported, all because her father, who is undocumented, made a terrible mistake. Desperate to stay in the US, Natasha pulls out all of the stops because in 24 hours, she will be in Jamaica, her new home. By chance, she runs into Daniel, a Korean American boy whose destiny seems chosen but whose heart feels differently. Over the course of 24 hours, each will come to help the other either overcome or come to terms with what will be.
Three friends who are uniquely different: Lydia, the blogging sensation; Travis, the odd boy obsessed with fantasy; and Dill, the preacher's son. Each has their own wounds from life and each wants desperately to get out of their small Tennessee town before they are swallowed up by hurt pride, contempt, jealousy and shame. A truly beautiful book about friendship and survival in a small town where everyone knows your "business", good and bad.
Choose One of the titles below as the winner of the Black Eyed Susan Award for the 2017-2018 school year
Tell Me Three Things
Wolf by Wolf
My Lady Jane
March: Book Three
The Safest Lies
Highly Illogical Behavior
The Sun Is Also A Star
The Serpent King
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