graphic novels

Staff Favorites of 2016

It’s that magical time of year!  I asked all of the Waukegan Public Library staff members to send me their favorite book(s) of 2016, along with a short blurb about why they liked the book.  (Books did not have to be published in 2016.)  We managed to come up with almost 70 titles that span […]

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Congratulations to the National Book Award Winners!

On Wednesday night, the National Book Foundation handed out its prestigious National Book Award, which was created in 1950 to celebrate the best of American literature.  The four awarded titles were: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (fiction) Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (nonfiction) […]

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