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Read along with us this September!


The Libraries Transform Book Pick digital reading program returns with Lauren Francis-Sharma’s epic saga “Book of the Little Axe.” Join Haverhill Public Library and book lovers nationwide in reading the same ebook and discussing it online using the hashtag #LTBookPick. Ebook copies of “Book of the Little Axe” will be available September 14-28 without any waitlists or holds. You will only need a library card and the Libby app to borrow and read the ebook.

The ebook is the second selection of the Libraries Transform Book Pick, which offers simultaneous access to an ebook through public libraries to engage readers and foster conversation across communities.

The selection of “Book of the Little Axe” for the Libraries Transform Book Pick was made in consultation with experts at Booklist. The digital reading program is a collaboration between the American Library Association (ALA) and OverDrive. Additional information can be found at

Download Libby here!

Read a review of the book by Booklist

Booklist interview with author Lauran Francis-Shrma