Staff picks for the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge. Enjoy great reads and fun activities. Log your progress and earn badges and prizes along the way!

Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling

Angleberger, Tom.
Call Number: x 745.5 A589

The Big Book of Cartooning

Garbot, Dave, author, illustrator.
Call Number: x 741.5 G214-1

Bottle Houses: The Creative World of Grandma Prisbrey

Slaymaker, Melissa Eskridge.
Call Number: x 92 P959Sl

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Kamkwamba, William, 1987-
Call Number: x 92 K153

Coding Games in Scratch: A Step-by-step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games

Woodcock, Jon,
Call Number: x 004 W886-1

Written for children with little to no coding experience, Coding Games with Scratch guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games. The step-by-step guides are simple and easy to follow with Minecraft-style pixel art. Children will learn essential coding skills while having fun and creating games to play with their friends.


Drawing From Memory

Say, Allen.
Call Number: x 92 S274 GN

Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist

Wood, Susan, 1965-
Call Number: x 92 E773Wo

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan's space-age lounge music popular in the fifties and sixties has found a new generation of listeners.


Julia Morgan Built a Castle

Mannis, Celeste Davidson.
Call Number: x 92 M8484Ma

The LEGO Ideas Book: Unlock Your Imagination

Lipkowitz, Daniel.
Call Number: x 681 L764

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

Bryant, Jennifer,
Call Number: x 92 R732Br

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

Bryant, Jennifer,
Call Number: x 92 B814Br

Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz

Gherman, Beverly.
Call Number: x 92 S388Gh

Super Jumbo Jets: Inside and Out

Cefrey, Holly.
Call Number: x 629.13 C389

Welcome to Your Awesome Robot

Schwarz, Viviane.
Call Number: x 621.3 S411 folio