CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. The Chappaqua Library assisted The Daily Chappaqua in bringing adults, teens and children the top literary choices for the week. The books were chosen by adult reference librarians Martha Alcott and Vicki Fuqua and Miriam Budin, children's librarian.
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Adult FictionHouse of Silk by Anthony HorowitzISBN: 9780316196994What the book's about: A new Sherlock Holmes novel authorized by the Arthur Conan Doyle estate. Once again, the game's afoot..."
Adult NonfictionAn Emergency in Slow Motion: The Inner Life of Diane Arbus by William Todd SchultzISBN: 9781608195190What the book's about: Psychological insight into the great photographer."
Teen FictionThis Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth OppelISBN: 9781442403154What the book's about: A beautifully written prequel to the classic Gothic horror tale--for a new generation."
Teen Nonfiction"Nat Geo Amazing!" by Melina Gerosa BellowsISBN: 9781426206498What the book's about: "100 people, places and things that will wow you."
Children's Fiction"Liesl & Po" by Lauren OliverISBN: 9780062014511What the book's about: "An old-fashioned fantasy adventure featuring a deserving orphan, a nefarious step-mother, a greedy alchemist and a very nice ghost."
Children's Nonfiction"Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin': A History of American Musical Instrument Makers" by Susan VanHeckeISBN: 9781590785744What the book's about: "Learn about the history of Zildjian cymbals, Fender guitars, Steinway pianos and the families who make them."
Children's Picture Book"All the Water in the World" by George Ella Lyon and Katherine TillotsonISBN: 9781416971306 What the book's about: "A poetic and graphic excursion through the water cycle--so lyrical you won't even notice you're learning!"
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