Community Relations Specialist, Elkton Central Branch

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Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

Posted February 27, 2018

There are many children's books about Harriet Tubman and her courageous work leading slaves to freedom using the Underground Railroad. Did you know, however, that she worked with antislavery activists including Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth?…

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A Field of Darkness

Posted October 27, 2017

Madeline Dare jokes that her family comes from “money so old we don’t have any left.” Growing up in the dual worlds of her mother’s aristocratic ancestry and her father’s preferred life in a camper on a beach in Californ…

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Into the Wilderness

Posted January 26, 2017

Outlander fans! Have you read “Into the Wilderness” by Sara Donati? For those who love Revolutionary-era historical fiction that combines adventure and romance, check out this book, set in upstate New York in 1790s. Jamie and Claire are m…

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Jim Henson: The Biography

Posted January 4, 2017

Did you grow up looking forward to evenings of watching The Muppet Show, wondering what guest star might be featured and how the Judges would endearingly insult the cast? Perhaps you grew up singing Sesame Street’s “Sunny Day” song,…

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Whistling Past the Graveyard

Posted July 5, 2016

Nine-year-old Starla Claudelle is red-headed, sassy and doesn’t look before she leaps. At least, that’s what her strict Grandmother Mamie tells her, right before putting her on restriction – again.

Starla wishes for the reunion of …

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Art Historical FictionPosted February 29, 2016
Fall HarvestPosted October 3, 2016