New Kid by Jerry Craft

By Annie Brulatour Twelve-year-old Jordan Banks loves art and wants to go to art school so that he can grow up to be an artist. However, his parents think he will have a better chance at success in a private school. Now Jordan is the new kid at Riverdale Academy Day School, miles away from…
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Learn to Keyboard

By Mary Buck "Keyboarding is a motor skill," Nansen noted. "It is a matter of training fingers to respond correctly and quickly to press the correct key — kind of like in athletics where you keep doing it over and over again until it becomes habit." —"Teaching Keyboarding — When? Why? How?" Education World, 2/02/2001…
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If you like The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna Tart Theo Decker loses his mother in a terrorist bombing, which he miraculously survives. Abandoned by his cruel father, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Clinging to the last memory of his mother a small painting of a goldfinch, he is eventually drawn into the mysterious underworld…
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Virginiana Stories

By Dan Enos The Virginiana Room, also known as VR, is located on the lower level of the Fredericksburg Branch on Caroline Street. It is a bright and comfortable space where researchers, local and regional history buffs, genealogists, and plain old curious browsers can access books, maps, local government documents & publications, family records, and a few…
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