Go
Classic Search  |  Browse  |  Combination  |  Help  |  My Account  |  Clarion County Library System
 
 
Knox Public Library
305 North Main Street, PO Box 510, Knox, PA 16232
814-797-1054
The story of Owen : dragon slayer of Trondheim by E K Johnston
Click to search this book in our catalog

Book list *Starred Review* When Owen's legendary dragon-slayer aunt is too injured to continue her vocation, she starts teaching him the ways of the family business. And when Owen meets Siobhan, their friendship becomes part of an epic saga, as Siobhan turns into Owen's bard and tells the tale of his adventures to help him change the future of dragon slaying forever. Johnston's masterful book is a refreshing blend of alternative history, high ...More

Good Night Owl by Greg Pizzoli
Click to search this book in our catalog

Publishers Weekly Pizzoli's picture books can feel a little like Twilight Zone light: a cat who wishes away his family (Templeton Gets His Wish), a car-racing dog who unexpectedly loses (Number One Sam), a crocodile who fears a watermelon is growing inside him (The Watermelon Seed). This story is no different as it introduces a blue owl whose attempts at slumber are repeatedly interrupted by an inexplicable "squeek!" Readers instantly see th...More

Talkin About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by E.B. Lewis
Click to search this book in our catalog

School Library Journal Gr 3-8-This fresh contribution to the spate of relatively recent titles about Coleman has a decidedly unique tone. Talkin' is a well-conceived, well-executed, handsomely illustrated, fictionalized account of the life of the first black female licensed pilot in the world (CIP places the book in the 600s). An introductory note puts the aviatrix in historical context, but neglects to explain some references (e.g., Jim Crow la...More

Lincoln's Last Trial by Dan Abrams and David Fisher
Click to search this book in our catalog

Library Journal In a readable but sometimes fanciful book, Abrams (chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News; Man Down) and veteran author Fisher recount Lincoln's last major trial, in 1859, which they insist carried national political implications because of Lincoln's prominence following the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. In copious detail, they relate the murder trial in which Lincoln served as a defense counsel. The book is based on the trial ...More

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin
Click to search this book in our catalog

Publishers Weekly In his highly readable storytelling style, Sheinkin (The Notorious Benedict Arnold) weaves together tales of scientific and technological discovery, back-alley espionage, and wartime sabotage in a riveting account of the race to build the first atomic weapon. The famous (Robert Oppenheimer) and infamous (spy Harry Gold) headline an enormous cast of characters, which also includes Norwegian resistance fighter Knut Haukelid, whose s...More

Olive Kitteridge: by Elizabeth Strout
Click to search this book in our catalog

Library Journal In her third novel, New York Times best-selling author Strout (Abide with Me) tracks Olive Kitteridge's adult life through 13 linked stories. Olive-a wife, mother, and retired teacher-lives in the small coastal town of Crosby, ME. A large, hulking woman with a relentlessly unpleasant personality, Olive intimidates generations of community members with her quick, cruel condemnations of those around her-including her gentle, optim...More

Other Featured Book Lists:
ALA Best Books for Young Adults ALA Notable Books for Children Coretta Scott King Awards New York Times Bestsellers Newbery Medal Winners Pulitzer Prize
















Block Party
Children up to age 10
Sat. June 16th at 10:30 am


Come in and Register for:
1000 Books Before Kindergarten


Book Club
Before We Were Yours
by:  Lisa Wingate
Monday, June 25th
**6:30 p.m.**


Visit us on Facebook