Beth

Beth enjoys roller skating, teaching 4th grade, and trying to keep plants alive.
Her ideal day would be spent biking to a lush garden with a never-ending cup of coffee,
a good book, and a couple of sweet dogs.
 
 
A few of Beth's favorite books are:
  • This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews
  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • Thornhill by Pam Smy
  • The Way  To Start A Day by Byrd Baylor

Check out more of Beth's book recommendations here!

This Was Our Pact Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626720534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: First Second - June 11th, 2019

A 2019 Booklist Editor's Choice
A 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year
A 2019 Parents Magazine Best Children's Books of the Year


Ryan Andrews's This Was Our Pact is an astonishing, magical-realist adventure story for middle-grade readers.


And Then There Were None [TV Tie-in] Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062490377
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 23rd, 2016

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie.

"Ten . . ."
Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen."


The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) Cover Image
By Kazu Kibuishi, Kazu Kibuishi (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439846813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Graphix - January 1st, 2008

Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.

After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous.


The Alchemist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062315007
Availability: Usually Ships from Wholesaler in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperOne - April 15th, 2014

An international bestseller

Over 80 million copies sold worldwide

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 pick

A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.


Thornhill Cover Image
By Pam Smy, Pam Smy (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626726543
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 29th, 2017

Parallel stories set in different times, one told in prose and one in pictures, converge as a girl unravels the mystery of the abandoned Thornhill Institute next door.


The Way to Start a Day Cover Image
By Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689710544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Aladdin - May 31st, 1986

Beautiful paintings highlight the ways various peoples from around the world welcome the sun and the start of a new day in this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book.

Some people say there is a new sun every day, and that it begins its life at dawn and lives for one day only. They say you have to welcome it.