One Book Baltimore returns this fall and the 2021 Selection, Becoming Beatriz By Tami Charles. One Book Baltimore provides opportunities for Baltimore City 7th and 8th graders, their families, and community members to connect through literature by reading the same book. The program is a partnership between the Enoch Pratt Free Library, the T. Rowe Price Foundation, Baltimore City Schools, and other community partners. WBAL-TV 11 is the media sponsor. You can get your copy of Becoming Beatriz at the Pratt Library today.
Set in New Jersey in 1984, Becoming Beatriz, follows teenager Beatriz who dreams of a life spent dancing—until tragedy on the day of her quinceañera changes everything.
Have you checked out the Spanish Titles for Young Readers Collection on Overdrive yet? If not, now’s the perfect time! Now, the collection is unlimited so you can check out as many Spanish-language eBooks and Read-Along titles as you want. We hope you enjoy them this Hispanic Heritage Month.
Feeling Lucky? Take a chance and see what’s available this month in the Lucky Day collection on Overdrive. You can download an eBook or eAudiobook with just a few quick clicks. Grab a cup of tea and get ready for a fun weekend of reading!
Whether you are looking for thrills and chills this fall or to travel to a fantasy world, these books from bestselling YA authors are sure to entertain! Go ahead and download a copy from Overdrive Teens or stop by yourlocal branch to pick up a book.
The hotly anticipated sequel to the instant New York Times bestselling YA fantasy about Tarisai’s quest to change her fate. With the lives of her loved ones on the line, and a handsome new stranger she can’t quite trust, Tarisai must learn whether to die for justice . . . or to live for it.
For fans of Us and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comes a witchy story full of black girl magic as one girl’s dark ability to summon the dead offers her a chance at a new life, while revealing to her an even darker future.