Page Turners

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

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

 aired the week of December 5, 2022

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara.  Children are disappearing from the basti, which is a slum settlement in an unnamed city in India.  Jai who is 9-years-old is in class with two of the missing boys.  Jai loves police detective shows on TV and he and his friends decide to do a little detecting on their own since the local police are uninterested in what happens in their basti.  Will the friends find what has happened to the missing children or do they run the risk of being snatched themselves?  Based on true events.

 aired the week of November 28, 2022

Ted Kooser is the former Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry and a retired professor of English at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  He writes a conversational style of poetry that is accessible to the nonliterary public.  His work titled Blizzard Voices is a haunting reminder of what families endured on the prairie during the blizzard on January 12, 1888 that became known as the Children's Blizzard.  The library has the following works by Ted Kooser:

Blizzard Voices - 1986

Delights & Shadows - 2004

The Wheeling Year - 2014

Splitting an Order - 2014

Cotton Candy: Poems Dipped out of the Air - 2022

Lights on a Ground of Darkness - 2005 (an autobiography/memoir)

 aired the week of November 21, 2022

Forgiving What You Can't Forget by Lysa Terkeurst gives practical Biblically based ways to forgive others and start the healing process in your own life.  A difficult but important read for anyone who is having trouble letting go of hurt, anger and unforgiveness.