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Books for the Month

Scary Stories for October

from silly-scary to sort-of-scary to spine-tingling scary!


Books in the 'Burgh


Once again, the Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures series provides a wonderful line-up of children and young adult authors and illustrators through the Words and Pictures programming.  All events take place at the Carnegie Lecture Hall located in Oakland.  On October 6th, Jewell Parker Rhodes will visit to talk about her books for middle grade students.  Her books have won the Coretta Scott King Honor and the Jane Adams Children's Book Awards.  Learn more about her books at


Reading Rockets Book Blog

Picture book slideshows

Just-Right Chapter Fiction for Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades

Books to Movies

Books to Movies

Eoin Colfer's famous sci-fi series stars on the movie screen in this fascinating adaption directed by Kenneth Branaugh.