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Young Adult Top 5 picks for November

by Orla, Kildare Town Library The Complete MAUS by Art Spiegelman Maus is the first graphic novel to win the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the true- life story of Art Spiegelman’s father, Vladek Spiegelman, who is a survivor of the Holocaust. It also deals with their tense and turbulent relationship. His father is a difficult… Continue reading Young Adult Top 5 picks for November

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Top 5 Books For Young Adults In May

List compiled by: Orla O'Brien , Kildare Town Library 1. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton What defines a family? That is the underlying question in the life of Pony Boy Curtis. When his parents die in a car wreck, he comes to depend on the love, friendship and support of his two older brothers and… Continue reading Top 5 Books For Young Adults In May

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies

Author: John Boyne Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr Branch: Leixlip Library Forced to flee the scandal in her hometown, Catherine Goggin finds herself pregnant and alone, in search of a new life at just 16. She knows she has no choice but to believe that the nun she entrusts her child to will find him a… Continue reading The Heart’s Invisible Furies