New week, new books! Y'all, Dollop and Mrs. Fabulous is adorable and might actually be about me and my sister. I'm also really excited about a new series from HMH Books called From an Idea to... These are middle grade histories of businesses that affect our lives; the histories of Disney and Nike are new this week! Dave Cullen's book, Parkland, is highly anticipated and we have a collection of essays from America's greatest living author, Toni Morrison. Another beautiful book week!
In conjunction with the grand opening of Denham Springs Main Street's WaterWays exhibit we will be hosting author Julie Thomas as she signs her book Poncho's Rescue!
As we mark the 2 year anniversary of the flood that changed all of our lives it is important to remember the hereos that stepped up to help. Amid this unprecedented and chaotic event, volunteers banded together to help ensure the safety of countless people and animals. The inspiring true story of Poncho the baby bull’s rescue celebrates the bravery and kindness typical of these volunteers.
Ghost Boys is a devastating novel. It will grieve you in the way our news cycle seems to be an unceasing parade of grief. But it is also hopeful, full of compassion, and a compelling case for the fact that "we can all do better, be better, live better." Jerome's story is heartbreaking, and the telling of it is necessary. Just as the telling of Emmett Till's story is necessary, though it so often goes untold.