Sept. 8 Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
In vivid poems, Woodson shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s. Biographical; Lyrical
October 13 All Iowa Reads: My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
Mary Sutter travels to Civil War-era Washington, D.C., to tend wounded soldiers and pursue her dream of becoming a surgeon.
Nov. 10 The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
From the author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry comes the story about Queenie Hennessy, the remarkable friend who inspired Harold’s cross-country journey.
Dec. 8 Emma by Jane Austen ~ 200th anniversary of the classic story.