New Children's Titles
The ghost of Spruce Point
by Tandon, Nancy, author.
Twelve-year-old Parker must unravel a curse to save his family's beloved Maine motel.
The real Dada Mother Goose : a treasury of complete nonsense
by Scieszka, Jon, author.
Publisher Annotation: The classic nursery rhymes we know and love-upside-down, backward, in gibberish, and fresh out of bounds-as only Jon Scieszka could stage them
Seen and unseen : what Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adam' photographs reveal about the Japanese American Incarceration
by Partridge, Elizabeth, author.
"Legendary photographers Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams all photographed the Japanese American incarceration, but with different approaches-and different results. This nonfiction picture book for middle grade readers examines the Japanese-American incarceration-and the complexity of documenting it-through the work of these three photographers"--
What do we know about Atlantis?
by Berne, Emma Carlson, 1979- author.
"First described by Plato, the idea of Atlantis has existed since 360 BC! Learn about the history of the Greek god Poseidon's relationship with the kingdom and the real research that's been done by historians and scientists who are trying to locate Atlantis. Featured in plenty of movies, books, and comics, Atlantis is still relevant in popular culture today...but does it really exist? Find out all the facts we do know about it in this exciting book"--
by Dominguez, Angela, author.
A picture book that celebrates family by highlighting moments of connection and delight and feelings of safety and home.
Cat kid comic club. Collaborations
by Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author, illustrator.
Publisher Annotation: Excitement and imagination run wild as Naomi, Melvin, Poppy, Gilbert, Curly, and their siblings get back to making comics with originality and laughter. But wait -- have they cleaned their rooms yet?! After their chores, the rambunctious group presents even more amazing mini-comics: a thrilling ride in "Chubbs McSpiderbutt," an action-packed romp in "Frogzilla," reflective haikus in "In the Autumn Pond," a candy-coated mystery in "Mallo Cop," and much, much, more. By working together, the baby frogs discover that small things can have a huge impact.
by Avi, 1937- author.
Publisher Annotation: When his father is killed by rebel vigilantes, Noah flees with his family to Boston. Intent on avenging his father, Noah becomes a spy for the British and firsthand witness to the power of partisan rumor to distort facts, the hypocrisy of men who demand freedom while enslaving others, and the human connections that bind people together regardless of stated allegiances. Awash in contradictory information and participating in key events leading to the American Revolution, Noah must forge his own understanding of right and wrong and determine for himself where his loyalty truly lies.
The ogress and the orphans
by Barnhill, Kelly Regan, author.
When a child goes missing from the Orphan House in the town of Stone-in-the-Glen, the mayor suggests the kindly Ogress is responsible, but the orphans do not believe that and try to make their deluded neighbors see the real villain among them.
All about plants!
by Beaty, Andrea, author.
This early reader series based on the Ada Twist, Scientist Netflix show! What do plants eat? Why do some plants have flowers and others don't? And what's the tallest plant out there? Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files is the perfect nonfiction resource for all these questions and more. Based on the bestselling series and the new Netflix show, this new nonfiction series is perfect for the youngest scientists of tomorrow, as they learn along with Ada. Designed in a scrapbook format, these books combine art from the show, illustrations, and photography to bring simple science concepts to life.
Abuelita and I make flan
by Hernández Bergstom, Adriana, author, illustrator.
Anita helps her grandmother make flan for her grandfather's birthday.
Buster's trip to Victory Lane
by Earnhardt, Dale, Jr., author.
Buster, a rescued race car, worries about everything, but with help from his new team, he learns the secret to overcoming his nervous rumblies.
Rick the rock of Room 214
by Falatko, Julie, author.
Tired of sitting all day on the Nature Finds shelf in Room 214, a rock named Rick escapes the classroom for the great outdoors, only to discover that sometimes the greatest adventure in life is friendship.
Pizza! : a slice of history
by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator.
Publisher Annotation: Do YOU like PIZZA? Because right now, somewhere in the world, someone is eating it. Did you know that in the United States we eat 350 slices of pizza every second? Or that in Sweden they serve pizza with bananas and peanuts? All over the world, people love pizza-but where did it come from? And who made the first pizza?
by Bajaj, Varsha, author.
"A heroic girl in Mumbai fights for her belief that water should be for everyone"--
by Miller, Kayla, author, illustrator.
Publisher Annotation: It's no secret that Olive loves trying new things. Between taking guitar lessons, making a short film, joining Berry Scouts, and leading the charge on her school's dress code reform, Olive has her hands full! But she enjoys being busy, so staying on track with her jam-packed schedule should be no problem...right? As weeks fly by, it gets harder and harder for Olive to find time for her activities, never mind time for herself. Will she be able to accomplish her goals, or will all her sizzle turn to fizzle?