CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. The Chappaqua Library assisted The Daily Chappaqua in bringing adults and children the top literary choices for the week. The books were chosen by adult reference librarians Martha Alcott and Vicki Fuqua, head of the children's department Miriam Budin, and library assistant Chin-Say Edrich.
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Adult Fiction The Magicians" and "The Magician King" by Lev GrossmanISBN: 978-0452296299 and 978-0670022311What the book's about: "Modern-day fantasy for grownups, this The New York Times bestselling novel and its sequel are about a young man practicing magic in the real world."
Adult Nonfiction "High Line: The Inside Story of New York City's Park in the Sky" by David, Joshua and Robert HammondISBN: 978-0374532994What the book's about: The remarkable behind-the-scenes story of two men who, despite many problems and setbacks, persevered to realize a dream some call the greatest gift to New Yorkers since the Statue of Liberty. Profusely illustrated with color photos."
Children's Fiction "Darth Paper Strikes Back" by Tom AnglebergerISBN: 978-1419700279What the book's about: "The much-anticipated sequel to last year's 'The Strange Case of Origami Yoda.'"
Children's Nonfiction "His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue, and Mystery During World War II" by Louise BordenISBN: 978-0618507559What the book's about: "A free verse biography of the courageous Swede who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazis."
Children's Picture Book "Waiting for the Biblioburro" by Monica BrownISBN: 978-1582463537What the book's about: "Ana, a young girl who lives in a remote mountain village in Columbia, is supplied with library books by the man leading two 'biblioburros': Alfa and Beto. Based on the true work of librarian Luis Soriano Bohorquez."
Teen recommendations will resume in January.
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