CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. The Chappaqua Library assisted The Daily Chappaqua in bringing adults, teens and children the top literary choices for the week. The books were chosen by adult reference librarians Martha Alcott and Vicki Fuqua and Miriam Budin, children's librarian.
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Adult Fiction There but for the by Ali SmithISBN: 9780375424090What the book's about: Miles Garth abruptly leaves a dinner party, locks himself in a room, and refuses to leave. an eclectic group of friends and neighbors try to figure out why."
Adult Nonfiction Jerusalem: the Biography by Sebag MontefioreISBN: 9780307266514What the book's about: From King David to modern Israel, this panoramic narrative is told with a storyteller's flair."
Teen Fiction Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini TaylorISBN: 9780316134026What the book's about: A masterful mix of fantasy and reality set in Prague, where an art student's search for self involves her in an ancient rivalry between devils and angels."
Teen Nonfiction "1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die"ISBN: 9780789320902What the book's about: "Tony Mott, editor of gaming magazine Edge , presents the best games from around the world."
Children's Nonfiction "Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macys Parade" by Melissa SweetISBN: 9780547199450What the book's about: "Sweets homage brings deserved prominence to an obscure American heroTony Sarg, the man who invented the amazing balloons that are the highlights of New York Citys Thanksgiving Day parade."
Children's Picture Book "Same, Same but Different" by Jenny Sue Kostecki-ShawISBN: 9780805089462 What the book's about: "An art exchange between Elliot and Kailash - American and Nepalese schoolboys - builds their friendship as they illustrate their similarities and differences in brief sentences brilliantly expanded upon by their exuberant acrylic, crayon and collage creations."
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