Page Turners

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

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

 aired the week of February 6, 2023

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare is set in Nigeria.  Adunni is 14-years-old and loves school and wants to become a teacher.  However her father needs money and marries Adunni off to an old man who drives the taxi in their village.  Things are rough as Adunni is the third wife and she ends up running away trying to follow her dream of getting an education.

 aired the week of January 30, 2023

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1939.  It is about young Jody Baxter who is growing up in rural Florida in the years after the Civil War.  Jody has no siblings as all the other babies have died in infancy.  He wants a critter to love and gets his wish when he and his pa find an orphaned fawn.  However raising Flag is more difficult than Jody bargained.

 aired the week of January 23, 2023

Aunti Poldi and the Sicilian Lion by Mario Giordano is a mystery translated into English from the Italian.  Aunti Poldi has moved from Munich, Germany to Sicily to finish out her life with a view of the sea.  When her young handyman goes missing she decides to investigate.  When she finds his body on the beach she promises to hunt down his killer and in the process gets more than she bargained for.

1. Aunti Poldi and the Sicilian Lion

2. Aunti Poldi and the Vineyards of Etna

3. Aunti Poldi and the Handsome Antonio

4. Aunti Poldi and the Lost Madonna