Category: Kids' books


The Big Test

ABC Books | September 6, 2016 | 48 pages
Bella Dancerella was born to dance! She even dances with her animal friends in her very own barnyard ballets. But Bella dreams of being a real ballerina - a beautiful ballerina dancing on the stage! Ages: 4-7 the ballet test is looming and everyone is practising hard, but Bella's become too... More Info

Concert Night

ABC Books | September 6, 2016 | 48 pages
Bella Dancerella was born to dance! She even dances with her animal friends in her very own barnyard ballets. But Bella dreams of being a real ballerina - a beautiful ballerina dancing on the stage! Ages: 4-7 Miss tweedle's Ballet School is putting on a performance of SWAN LAKE and concert night is... More Info

Hungry Bird

Scholastic Press | September 27, 2016 | 32 pages
Bird is hiking with his friends when his tummy rumbles. But no one packed him a snack that he likes! With every step, his hunger mounts until he collapses on the ground. How will Bird survive if he doesn't eat the perfect something this instant?! The hilarious blue-feathered anti-hero who first... More Info

The Pinkaboos: Belladonna and the Nightmare Academy

September 6, 2016 | 96 pages
Best friends Bitterly, Belladonna and Abyssma are back for more fun and bravery in this exciting second installment of the award-winning "Pinkaboos" book series. Best friends Bitterly, Belladonna and Abyssma are back for more fun and bravery in this exciting second installment of the award-winning... More Info

The Pinkaboos: Bitterly and the Giant Problem

September 6, 2016 | 96 pages
Facing fears has never been so much fun! Join best friends Bitterly, Abyssma and Belladonna as they start a new year at Fright School. Facing fears has never been so much fun! Join best friends Bitterly, Abyssma and Belladonna as they start a new year at Fright School. As young "Frights," they will... More Info

The Snurtch

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 30, 2016 | 40 pages
"Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's not the only one... George has one too"--  More Info

Be the Change

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 30, 2016 | 48 pages
In this breathtaking companion to the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, with Bethany Hegedus, tells a poignant, personal story of the damage of wastefulness, gorgeuously illustrated by Evan Turk. At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset,... More Info

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit

HarperTeen | August 30, 2016 | 432 pages
Joanna meets the perfect girl for her and must decide whether to break a promise that could change everything for her and her family or lose out on love in this charming young adult romance that’s perfect for fans of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ and Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens... More Info

A Stitch in Time

February 22, 2017 | 220 pages
Maria likes to be alone with her thoughts. She talks to animals and objects, and generally prefers them to people.  More Info

In the Garden

June 1, 2016 | 8 pages
Who has stripes? Is it the bee? Or is it the ladybug? Turn the wooden pieces to answer the questions in each scene. This book builds communication skills and supports fine motor coordination while introducing garden friends.  More Info

The King of the Birds

September 13, 2016 | 44 pages
In this picture book, inspired by the life of Flannery O’Connor, a young fan of fowl brings home a peacock to be the king of her collection, but he refuses to show off his colorful tail. The girl goes to great lengths to encourage the peacock to display his plumage -- she throws him a party, lets... More Info

The Moon Inside

May 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Yellow is Ella’s favorite color -- she loves the bright, sunny daytime. But every night, as darkness falls, she becomes afraid. When her mother encourages her to look at the soft glow of the moon and fireflies dancing in the night, and to listen to the chirping of crickets and the gentle rustling... More Info

The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel

August 30, 2016 | 288 pages
Penderwicks meets Edward Eager in this charming coming of age tale about a young witch found in a flowerpot who’s on a journey to discover her roots. The morning Nora Ratcliff finds a baby in the flowerpot on her front steps her life changes forever. She had always wanted a child, but after her... More Info

American Girls

Macmillan | June 7, 2016 | 304 pages
She was looking for a place to land. Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs away to Los Angeles, where her half-sister takes her in. But LA isn't quite the glamorous escape Anna had... More Info

Making It Right

Annick Press | October 11, 2016 | 144 pages
What if there were no prisons? Alternative approaches to dealing with crime are underway around the world to explore how victims, offenders, and communities can heal rifts and repair damage. It’s often called restorative justice. It’s a way to think about the deeper reasons behind crimes, and... More Info

How Do Dinosaurs Go to Sleep?

Blue Sky Press | August 30, 2016 | 12 pages
In rhyming text a young dinosaurs try to avoid going to bed, but finally cooperate, to their parents' relief.  More Info


August 30, 2016 | 304 pages
A Top Ten YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book A Top Ten ALA Quick Pick Kirkus Prize Finalist A "New York Times" Notable Children s Book An "NPR" Best Book of the Year A "Publishers Weekly" Best Book of the Year COME TO THE CROSSROADS, TO THE CROSSROADS COME Sierra Santiago planned to have an... More Info

The Porcupine of Truth

Scholastic Incorporated | August 30, 2016 | 336 pages
Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family,... More Info

Eek! Halloween!

Workman Publishing | August 23, 2016 | 24 pages
Boynton celebrates Halloween! A new addition to the Boynton on Board series, with over 21 million copies sold, Eek! Halloween! is all treat and no tricks, a journey with Boynton and her nutty characters through the tradition of Halloween. It starts with an uh-oh--the chickens are nervous! Strange... More Info

What a Beautiful Morning

Running Press | August 9, 2016 | 40 pages
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Abigail the Whale

Owlkids | September 13, 2016 | 32 pages
Abigail dreads swimming lessons. Every time she dives into the pool, she makes a big splash, and all the girls in her class shout: "Abigail’s a whale!” Abigail can see that she is larger than the other girls. She feels huge, heavy, and out of place. Abigail’s swimming teacher takes her aside... More Info

Let's Go Outside!

Trumpeter | February 22, 2017 | 175 pages
A guide for parents of middle-grade children profiles ideas on how to keep them engaged during outdoor ventures, outlining a range of organized activities that encompass twists on popular team games, outside homework projects, and educational experiments. Original.  More Info


HarperCollins | May 10, 2016 | 176 pages
No summary available.

How to Lose a Lemur

August 16, 2016 | 30 pages
First published in Great Britain in 2013 by Pavilion Children's Books.  More Info

Wake Up, City!

Little Bee Books | August 9, 2016 | 32 pages
In this beautifully illustrated picture book, one little girl and her father are on their way to school as the whole city wakes up around them! The gumdrop sun rises high in the cotton candy sky. A woman stretches. She starts to run. The city morning has begun! The city is still fast asleep when a... More Info

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production

Arthur A. Levine Books | July 31, 2016 | 320 pages
Seashells, sand castles, waves, and sun! A day at the beach has never been more fun.  More Info


Katherine Tegen Books | August 2, 2016 | 368 pages
Fans of the 5th Wave series will devour the pulse-pounding conclusion to The Game trilogy, by bestselling author Eve Silver, about teens pulled in and out of an alternate reality where battling aliens is more than a game—it's life and death. As her dad and best friend lie dying in the hospital,... More Info

Little Yellow Bee

April 1, 2016 | 10 pages
Explore a colorful garden with Little Yellow Bee. The chunky board book has especially thick flaps for baby to grasp and lift. Simple sentences reinforce future language structure. Illustrations include lot of details to hold baby's attention.  More Info

Little Blue Boat

January 15, 2016 | 10 pages
When you take to the high seas with Little Blue Boat, you'll meet all kinds of ocean animals! This chunky board book has especially thick flaps for baby to lift and grasp. Illustrations include lots of details to hold baby's attention.  More Info

Things That Go

July 1, 2015 | 12 pages
Babies will love to lift the flaps to discover surprise things that zoom, fly, and chug. Extra-chunky flaps are just right for little fingers.  More Info

First Words

July 1, 2015 | 12 pages
Babies will love to lift the flaps to discover first words and surprise pictures. Extra-chunky flaps are just right for little fingers.  More Info

Grandma Wishes

July 1, 2015 | 20 pages
There's a special star in the nighttime sky that only grandmas can see. Grandmas make the most special wishes in their hearts on the Grandma Star. Their wishes come true when they first hold their grandchild in their arms.  More Info

The Moon Sees You and Me

July 1, 2015 | 20 pages
The moon sees you, the moon sees me, together, apart, wherever we may be. No matter how far apart you are from your little one, you always feel connected by the love that you share.  More Info

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

July 1, 2015 | 10 pages
Twinkle, twinkle, star so bright, first star I see tonight. It's nighttime and the twinkle star shines high in the night sky. The light from the twinkle star shines bright to guide our storybook friends home to get ready for bed.  More Info

Wheels on the Bus

July 1, 2015 | 10 pages
The lions on the bus show great big smiles, all through the town! Lions on the bus? Yes, the circus bus! The circus is coming to town and the circus animals are parading through town on their fancy bus to say hello before the big show.  More Info

Good Night, Octopus

July 1, 2015 | 12 pages
Little Octopus has had a very busy day. Time to pick up, now. Put your toys away! Have you ever tried to get a little Octopus ready for bed? It's not easy! Octopus has many things to do before bedtime - brushing her teeth, putting on her jammies, it's a good thing she has eight arms!  More Info

The Peas Say Please

July 1, 2015 | 12 pages
The peas say please...and thank-you, says the cheese. Little Bunny wants to sit at the table to eat dinner like a big bunny. Bunny's friends on the table help him learn proper table manners so he can show his Mama he is ready to be a big bunny.  More Info

Sarindi and the Lucky Bird

February 22, 2017 | 72 pages
Sarindi wants to win the lucky marble from his friend, but it seems that he has no luck. His father wants a lucky bird so that he will make money as a peddle-taxi again. But sometimes luck can be a thing of the heart, as much as a thing of fate. And so it was for Sarindi.  More Info

The Indian in the Cupboard

HarperCollins UK | February 22, 2017 | 220 pages
For Omri, it is a dream come true when the plastic American Indian he locks into the old cupboard comes to life. Little Bull is everything an Indian brave should be - proud, fearless and defiant.But being in charge of a real, live, human being is a heavy responsibility, as Omri soon discovers. And... More Info

The Family Secret

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The Secret Deepens

Wandering Fox Books | April 1, 2016 | 192 pages
Cat Peters returns in the thrilling sequel to "The Secret of Grim Hill."  More Info

Dojo Surprise

Owlkids | August 1, 2016 | 32 pages
The six little ninjas of Dojo Daycare and Dojo Daytrip are back for a third adventure--this time, planning a surprise birthday party for their master. Stealthy as ever, the ninja girls and ninja boys tiptoe around without a noise (or so they think) as they prepare for the celebration. Meanwhile,... More Info

The Turing Machinists

Dancing Cat Books | April 16, 2016 | 180 pages
At seventeen, Del's world seems to be falling apart. He's managed his Asperger's well, has a solid group of friends in his special needs class at school, and even manages to get by among people who don't understand his brand of communication.But his parents are splitting up, and Del is certain he... More Info

A Boy Named Queen

August 1, 2016 | 96 pages
Evelyn is both aghast and fascinated when a new boy comes to grade five and tells everyone his name is Queen. Queen wears shiny gym shorts and wants to organize a chess/environment club. His father plays weird loud music and has tattoos. How will the class react? How will Evelyn? Evelyn is an only... More Info

What Millie Did

August 1, 2016 | 44 pages
Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town’s full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard -- the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is the inspiring story of how she mobilized her community, creating sweeping change to help the... More Info

Reaching Out

February 22, 2017 | 352 pages
An anthology of short stories, extracts, artwork and poems donated by some of Mariah Kennedy's greatest role models, who felt similarly in their wish to highlight social injustice throughout the world.  More Info

The Moose is Loose!

ABC Childrens Books | February 22, 2017 | 32 pages
'The moose is loose and so is the goose!' When the animals on the Kalaboo Zoo train break free, it's up to driver Mac and signalman Bruce to get them back. But these animals are sneaky, slippery and sly ... Will Mac and Bruce find a way to get the rowdy crew back on board?  More Info

Rudie Nudie

Dogwise Publishing | February 22, 2017 | 24 pages
Emma Quay captures all the joy and energy of childhood in this irresistible rhyming tale.  More Info


HarperCollins Australia | February 22, 2017 | 32 pages
When the Claybourne-Willments got Fearless as a little puppy, it seemed a good name for him. Except Fearless wasn't. How does Fearless finally live up to his name? Suggested level: junior.  More Info

Eddie the Bully

Little Bee Books | September 6, 2016 | 40 pages
A thoughtful anti-bullying book from the talented author/illustrator Henry Cole! Eddie the chicken is the meanest kid in class. He may be the smallest, but he is the biggest bully. He calls people names, hides people's homework, and trips people. No one is safe from his bullying! And when the... More Info