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Staff Pick: No Time to Wave Goodbye

Book Description New York Times bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard captured the heart of a nation with The Deep End of the Ocean, her celebrated debut novel about mother Beth Cappadora, a child kidnapped, a family in crisis. Now, in No Time to Wave Goodbye, the unforgettable Cappadoras are in peril once... more »

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Johnston High School Yearbooks

The library's digital collection includes most yearbooks from 1928, when the yearbook was known as The Beaconite, to 2013.

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Iowa Children's Choice Awards The Iowa Children's Choice Award 1) encourages children to read more and better books; 2) provides an avenue for positive dialogue between teachers, parents, and children about books and authors; and 3) gives recognition to those who write books for children.