March 7th, 2014 · Books
Before My Eyes by Caroline Bock
Told in three separate voices, dreamy Claire, seventeen, with her complicated home and love life, shy Max, also seventeen, a state senator’s son whose parents are too focused on the next election to see his pain, and twenty-one-year-old paranoid schizophrenic Barkley, teeter on the brink of destruction.
March 6th, 2014 · Books
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
Diligently chronicling colorful versions of his family’s history, 16-year-old Austin and his best friend, Robby, accidentally trigger a disaster that could potentially destroy humanity by unleashing an army of giant praying mantises on their small hometown, a catastrophe they evaluate from inside an underground bunker.
SAT Prep Course Series (6 classes)
Session dates: Tuesdays March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 22, and 29. 6 – 8 pm.
Instructor Lauren Moche Allen will lead this highly interactive course, which incorporates a mix of teacher-directed lessons and question and answer opportunities. At the conclusion of the course, students will have gained a background of the test, experience with specific types of questions, a range of strategies for attacking each section, and most importantly, greater confidence in their ability to succeed on test day.
In-person registration begins March 3rd in TeenSpace for Port Washington teens.
Fee: $165.00 check or money order made payable to the Port Washington Public Library. This fee is for 6 sessions and includes a copy of the class text, The Official SAT Study Guide, published by the College Board.
February 24th, 2014 · Books
Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool
An adventure of two boys’ incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters.
February 21st, 2014 · Books
Until It Hurts to Stop by Jennifer R. Hubbard
A former victim of middle school bullying, seventeen-year-old Maggie struggles to navigate the high school world of love and friendships, finding solace in her love of hiking.