Clare Shurden, of Palisade,  recently won a set of books by author Cassandra Clare.  Shurden was a participant in the 2014 Summer Books Program at the Palisade Branch Library. Clare, age 11, will be a 6th grade student at Mt. Garfield Middle School.

Her mother is Gina Shurden, and her sister is Rebekah, 16.  Rebekah is a junior at Palisade High School.

“Clare won the Clare books,” Karen Maheux, branch manager, observed.   Maheux said the books by Cassandra Clare are very popular.  She said several summer program winners were selected by a computer-generated random drawing.  Prizes included games and gift certificates.