More Good Reads from Staff Members
Ellen Siegel (Substitute Clerk)
So Anyway by John Cleese
Cleese's autobiography is beautifully written and Ellen was impressed with his intelligence as well as his marvelous sense of humor.
Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming
Cumming's memoir about his very difficult childhood reveals a sensitive man who is much different than the roles he portrays.
Cathy Lathrop (Children's Clerk)
Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky
A middle grade novel about a sixth grade girl trapped in a boy's body. With transgendere issues more talked about, but this is an important story from a young adult perspective.
Christy Simons (Substitute Librarian)
Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Christy calls this "a timeless classic, a must read."