We are pleased to announce ROPL's new collection of Foreign Language books! The collection is gradually taking shape in the Adult Services department. It will include popular fiction, nonfiction, how-to books and biographies in the following languages.
At first glance, Nancy Farmer's novel, The House of the Scorpion, is a coming of age story set in a traditional science fiction universe. And while it is very much a coming of age story, Farmer's book is more than that. It's a rather surprisingly profound look at what it means to be human.
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