October 2012

Reading Recommendations · Veterans Day

Honor our veterans and active military personnel with one of these patriotic staff picks!

Books for Kids: Easy Books

cover of Vote for Me!

Vote for Me!

Ben Clanton

I Need My Own Country

Rick Walton

Books for Kids: Juvenile Fiction and Nonfiction

Cover of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Connor Dayton

I, Too, Am America

Langston Hughes

Freedom Stone

Jeffrey Kluger

Today on Election Day

Catherine Stier

Sailing to Freedom

Martha Bennett Stiles

Adult Fiction: General

Cover of Fobbit


David Abrams

Toby's Room

Pat Barker

Pacific Glory

P.T. Deutermann

The Battle of the Crater: A Novel of the Civil War

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen


Simon Mawer

The Yellow Birds

Kevin Powers

The Watch

Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Adult Fiction: The Classics

The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane

The Quiet American

Graham Greene


Joseph Heller
Cover of For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway

From Here to Eternity

James Jones

The Naked and the Dead

Norman Mailer

All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Maria Remarque

War and Peace

Leo Tolstoy
Need more suggestions? Contact your local library and a reference librarian will be happy to assist you.