Page Turners

Here is a list of books that have been shared on KMA's Page Turners with the Shenandoah Public Library.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

aired the week of October 14, 2019

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams is a beloved classic published in 1922.  It tells the story of one stuffed rabbit who dreams of becoming real.  He learns from the skin horse in the nursery that if a child loves you for a long long time, not just to play with, but really loves you then you become real.  The process may be painful and you may look dingy, but love is worth it.

aired the week of October 7, 2019

Scrublands by Chris Hammer introduces journalist Martin Scarsden who has been sent to southeastern Australia to do a follow up story on a town devastated by a brutal shooting that left 5 men dead on the steps of the local church.  It has been a year since the local priest shot these men and it is Martin's job to find out how the town of Riversend is surviving.  Little does Martin know what his information gathering will uncover.

aired the week of September 30, 2019

The Library Book by Susan Orlean tells the story of the 1986 fire that destroyed over 400,000 volumes in Los Angeles' downtown library.  Orlean researched the history of the library and followed staff and patrons gathering stories about what makes libraries special to each of us.