Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park by Conor Knighton

“This was a lovely easy read, and I laughed out loud more than once at Conor’s mishaps on his journey across all the Parks. Great spring to summer read!” – Joy, Adult & Teen Services

This was a lovely, somewhat cheeky memoir about a 30 something guy who loves to travel, especially in the National Parks. It was a light-hearted walk through some of the more well-known parks, and it was peppered with his thoughts on life, love, and how the Parks are faring with climate change.

A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell

“I loved Virginia Hall’s courage and indomitable spirit, breaking through sexist barriers at that time in history.” – Mary P., Circulation

A captivating true story about how one courageous woman helped change the views of women in warfare forever.

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

“It is VERY funny—the audiobook is fantastic, with amusing accents” – DGPL Staff

Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III is a Viking boy whose father is head of his tribe. During his tribe’s initiation, he proves himself to be a brave risk-taker! Hiccup’s dragon Toothless, adds much comedy to the novel.

The Adventures of a South Pole Pig by Chris Kurtz

“Flora is an adorable character, who is brave and kind. There are many funny situations, and themes of loyalty and friendship are explored.” – DGPL Staff

Flora is a plucky pig who dreams of becoming a sled-pig. (sled-dog) Miraculously, she fulfills this dream and saves the day when her ship gets stuck in the ice.