New Year Time-Twisting

Happy New Year to all of you out there on the other end of cyberspace. What better way to kick off 2013 than with books about time travel? Get your Flux Capacitor up and running with these three great series that will have you pushing and pulling through the past, present, and future:

The Infinity Ringa mutiny in time

Scholastic Publishing has brought together six great authors including James Dashner, Carrie Ryan, and Matt de La Pena to tell the story of friends Dak and Sera and their attempts to set history straight after centuries of interference by a shady and dangerous organization known as SQ.

The Magic Treehouse by Mary Pope Osborne

dinosaurs before dark

Mary Pope Osborne’s characters Jack and Annie travel through history in more than twenty books as they attempt to break spells, record history as it happens, and work their way towards being the best librarians the world may ever know.

Ms. Osborne has also spearheaded a number of non-fiction companion titles that provide more insight and historical information about the people, places, times, and events that are featured in her novels.

Time Warp Trio by Jon Scieszka

knights of the kitchen table

When young Joe Arthur gets The Book from his magician-uncle, he and his friends (Fred and Sam) quickly learn that it allows them to travel through time, and the (mis)adventures begin soon after…

Your local St. Louis Public Library is full of time traveling contraptions–visit and let one of our many (fiction and non-fiction) titles whisk you away to dystopian futures, parallel universes, ancient Egypt, or any other alternate reality–even if it is only for a few hours.

Where will you go next?

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads!”  —Dr. Emmett Brown, in Back to the Future

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