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

Orla’s YA Book of the Month

Title: Back on Track Author: Michael Burton Genre: Young Adult Non-Fiction. Review by: Orla (Kildare Town Library) Covid-19 has turned society on its head. It is especially difficult for young people attending secondary school. The disruptions of lockdowns and home-schooling has made learning the curriculum chaotic. Uncertain turbulent times have disrupted routines and structures. Throwing in the elements of… Continue reading Orla’s YA Book of the Month

Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Irish Country Life

Author: Olive Sharkey                                  Genre: Non-fiction                                        Reviewed by Elaine Patterson, Newbridge Branch/Headquarters                Age Range: Adult This short book focuses on an overview of country life during the 1800s to 1930s, and on the everyday crafts used during that time period. The book contains many detailed illustrations and photographs of common tools and vessels used during… Continue reading Irish Country Life