January 2014

Reading Recommendations · Winter Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia begin on February 7th! Light your torch for reading with some of these recent additions to the Library’s collection about the games and the country!

Books for Kids: Easy Books

Dora and the Winter Games

Martha T. Ottersley

The Blessing Cup

Patricia Polacco

Squirrels on Skis

J. Hamiton Ray

Bunnies on Ice

Johanna Wright

Books for Kids: Fiction and Nonfiction

Cover of Gold Medal Winter

Gold Medal Winter

Donna Freitas


Margaret Peterson Haddix


Julie Murray
Cover of Curling


Claire Throp


Greg Siemasz


Patrick Catel


Paul Mason

Figure Skating

Claire Throp
Cover of Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn

Sarah Dann

Books for Teens: Fiction and Nonfiction

The Gathering Storm

Robin Bridges

The Unfailing Light

Robin Bridges
Cover of The Morning Star

The Morning Star

Robin Bridges

Being Sloane Jacobs

Lauren Morrill

The Boy on the Bridge

Natalie Standiford

Adult Fiction: Novels Set in Russia

The Mirrored World

Debra Dean


Kathryn Harrison

You Are One of Them

Elliott Holt

Red Sparrow

Jason Matthews
Cover of The Twelfth Department

The Twelfth Department

William Ryan

The Little Russian

Susan Sherman

Tatiana: An Arkady Renko Novel

Martin Cruz Smith

Agent 6

Tom Rob Smith
Cover of The Scent of Pine

The Scent of Pine

Lara Vapnyar
Need more suggestions? Contact your local branch and our staff will be happy to assist you!