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Have More Divergent Fun

on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:05pm

Have you read the book Divergent by Veronic Roth? Seen the movie?  Then it's time to have more Divergent fun! 

Try these suggestions:

  • Read the next two books in the Divergent series: Insurgent and Allegiant
  • Vist the Divergent Fans Facebook site:  https://www.facebook.com/DivergentSeries
  • Take the Faction Aptitude Test: http://www.facebook.com/DivergentSeries/app_203946119628644
  • CHECK OUT these series that are like Divergent:
  • The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
  • The Lorien Legacies series by Pittacus Lore
  • Legend series by Marie Lu
  • The Tiger Saga series by Colleen Houck
  • Delirium, Pandemonium and Requiem by Lauren Oliver
  • Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
  • Heist Society series by Ally Carter

The New SAT

on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 2:50pm

Attention High School Freshmen! You may have heard that you will be the first class to take the new, redesigned SAT. Here are the basic changes:

  • The SAT will be offered in print and, at selected locations, on computer.
  • There will be three sections: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, Math, and the Essay.
  • The length of the SAT will be about three hours, with an added 50 minutes for the essay. Precise timing will be finalized after further research.
  • The exam will once again be scored on a 400- to 1600-point scale. The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section and the Math section will each be scored on a 200- to 800-point scale. Scores for the Essay will be reported separately.

To find out more, visit:

https://www.collegeboard.org/delivering-opportunity/sat/redesign

The Witch's Boy

on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 3:36pm

A Star You Won't Forget

on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 2:33pm

Do you love books by award-winning author John Green? Then you are sure to enjoy this collection of journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of Esther Grace Earl. Esther, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16 is the inspiration for Green’s recent book The Fault in Our Stars. Inside you’ll find photographs and essays by family and friends that will help to tell Esther’s story. Available today at the Library!

Too Cold to Go Outside?

on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:45pm

Sit right where you are and stay warm with these e-tales of fantasy and intrigue. All are available free for downloading to your mobile device or PC with your West Milford Township Library card from http://www.digitallibrarynj.com/.  

Click “Account” for instructions, and be sure to select PALS Plus as your library.

Agatha H. and the Airship City by Kaja Foglio

Agatha seems destined for a lackluster career as a minor lab assistant. But when the Transylvania Polygnostic University is overthrown by the ruthless tyrant Baron Klaus Wulfenbach, Agatha finds herself a prisoner aboard his massive airship Castle Wulfenbach — and it begins to look like she might carry a spark of Mad Science after all.

The Trap by Jean Lowery Nixon

Julie resents being sent to spend the summer with her great aunt and uncle on their ranch in Texas, but something strange is going on at Rancho del Oro. Pieces of jewelry and little objects are missing. When she discovers Uncle Gabe's fall was not an accident, Julie knows she must discover the killer's identity. Or else she could be next.

All Just Glass by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Taking place over just twenty-four hours, this is the story of a game-changing battle that will forever change the world of the Den of Shadows. And at its center is the story of two sisters who must choose between love and duty.

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