Let Your Geek Flag Fly!

Geography’s a funny thing. In the Midwest, July means that  the corn’s as high as an elephant’s eye. In California it means that it’s time to bust out your Sith cape and roll down to San Diego for Comic-Con.  Neither one without its merits. But for your patrons who can’t get enough caped crusaders or CGI spectaculars, pull out these Geek Chic titles to reassure them that they’re in very good company.

Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share by Ken Denmead  

Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence by Paul Feig

Zombie Spaceship Wasteland: A Book by Patton Oswalt

Nerd Do Well: A Small Boy’s Journey to Becoming a Big Kid by Simon Pegg

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School by Alexandra Robbins

Just a Geek: Unflinchingly Honest Tales of the Search for Life, Love, and Fulfillment Beyond the Starship Enterprise by Wil Wheaton

 

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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