School Library Journal Announces Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2015

School Library Journal has announced their picks for the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2015. Awkward (Grades 5 and up) Lumberjanes, Vol. 1 (Grades 5 and up) Sunny Side up (Grades 3-7) The Lunch Witch (Grades 3-7) We Dig Worms! (Grades PreK-2) Baba Yaga's Assistant (Grades 5 and up) The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Vol. 1 (Grades 7 and up) Ultraman (Grades 7 and…
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School Library Journal announces Best Young Adult Books of 2015

School Library Journal has chosen their picks for the best Young Adult Books of 2015. The Tightrope Walkers The Accident Season Dime The Trouble in Me Conviction Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection (coming soon to Tacoma Library) Shadowshaper Out of Darkness All American Boys Carry on Bone Gap X Challenger Deep More Happy Than Not…
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Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award 2016

The 2016 Pacific Northwest Book Awards Winners have been announced! A panel of nine booksellers from the region chose the winners from nearly 300 nominations of books written by authors from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or British Columbia.  Winners from previous years can be viewed here. The 2016 winners are: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough Undermajordomo Minor…
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Washington Navigation Co. ferry “Relief,” November 1930

In November of 1930, the Washington Navigation Co. (WNC) ferry "Relief," shown above docked at Gig Harbor, was one of several ferries owned by the company working the waters of the Puget Sound. Befitting her name, she was used as a relief ship when other ferries were laid up for repairs. NWR, Boland Collection http://goo.gl/CRqvUm…
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