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For Fans of the Enola Holmes Mysteries

Teenage sleuth Enola Holmes, younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, is coming to Netflix. Get to know Enola and other teenage sleuths with these titles.

Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue Reading List

Shiloh is a senior Alaskan Malamute waiting for adoption at Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue. With a name like Shiloh, of course this gal loves books, so she helped us create this list of her favorite books and videos.

Shiloh has been adopted!

Entanglements: Twisty Plots and Unreliable Narrators

What just happened?! If you like stories with plenty of plot twists and characters who may – or may not –  be telling it like it is, then check out this list.

NASA Mars Perseverance Rover Kids Books 

Is there life on Mars? NASA just launched a rover to find out! While they wait for the rover to land on Mars (Feb. 2021), kids can satisfy their curiosity about robots, Mars, and space exploration with these Hudson Public Library staff recommendations.

Rollin’ on the River

A reading list inspired by the beautiful St. Croix River that runs along the western border of Hudson — and provides the wonderful view from the windows of our library.

Votes for Women – Celebrating 100 Years

Ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment granted all American women the right to vote. This lists celebrates 100 years of votes for women.

Arm Chair Travels 

A reading list inspired by the beautiful St. Croix River that runs along the western border of Hudson — and provides the wonderful view from the windows of our library.

Children’s Back to School Book List

Picture books for elementary age learners, whether they are learning at home or in the classroom. 

Hispanic Voices – Books by Hispanic Authors

This list highlights titles, for all ages, by and about Hispanic authors and characters from around the world.

Wandering Wisconsin 

Fiction and non-fiction titles for all ages that are set in Wisconsin and/or written by Wisconsinites.

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