Ninja Librarians are on the way! PLUS ten items I would take from books if I could!
COMING SOON! The Ninja Librarians By Jen Swann Downey Sourcebooks Jabberwocky April 2014 ● ISBN: 9-781-4022- 8770-1 Hardcover/$16.99 ● Ages 9 -13 “A rollicking adventure with a smart heroine, heaps of mystery and the whole of history to explore. It's like finding Lara Croft running your local library!” —Lissa Evans, author of Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms , long-listed for the Carnegie Medal (2012) and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (2011) Your mission should you choose to accept it: support and promote the unsung heroes of literature, the defenders of the Dewey Decimal system, the freedom fighters of free speech -- Ninja Librarians! Dorrie Barnes had no idea an overdue library book would change her life. When Dorrie and her brother Marcus chase her pet mongoose into the janitor’s closet of their local library, they accidentally fall through a passage into Petrarch’s Library —the headquarters of a secret socie