Category: Kids' books

Sarindi and the Lucky Bird

July 29, 2016 | 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 | July 29, 2016 | 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

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

By UNICEF
July 29, 2016 | 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 | July 29, 2016 | 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 | July 29, 2016 | 24 pages
Emma Quay captures all the joy and energy of childhood in this irresistible rhyming tale.  More Info

Fearless

HarperCollins Australia | July 29, 2016 | 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

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

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

The Family Book

Little Brown & Company | May 1, 2010 | 32 pages
Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.  More Info

Women in Science

Ten Speed Press | July 26, 2016 | 128 pages
A recent U.S. Department of Education survey found that high school girls take the same number of math and science classes as boys and earn slightly higher grades, but only 15 percent of U.S. collegiate women major in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Encouraging... More Info

100 Things to Do on a Car Journey

June 1, 2016 | 112 pages
Lots of things for children to do while on a long or a short car journey.  More Info

Tales for Little Rebels

NYU Press | March 15, 2010 | 313 pages
In 1912, a revolutionary chick cries, “Strike down the wall!” and liberates itself from the “egg state.” In 1940, ostriches pull their heads out of the sand and unite to fight fascism. In 1972, Baby X grows up without a gender and is happy about it. Rather than teaching children to obey... More Info

The Caterpillar Woman

Inhabit Media | June 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Piujuq is a kind young woman who loves to take long walks on the tundra and dance by her favorite lake surrounded by butterflies. But one day, she encounters a stranger on her walk. When this person asks a favour of Piujuq, she happily obliges, and that kindness leaves Piujuq stuck in the body of a... More Info

I Have Cerebral Palsy

Star Bright Books | April 30, 2016 | 32 pages
Meet Sydney, a girl who likes the same things other kids do--riding her bike, playing baseball, and hanging out with her friends. Sydney also has cerebral palsy, which makes walking, talking, and using her hands difficult. Sydney shares her first hand account of life with cerebral palsy in I Have... More Info

Ferocious Fluffity

July 5, 2016 | 32 pages
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Ghosts and Goblins and Ninja, Oh My!

July 26, 2016 | 128 pages
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Interrupting Chicken

September 6, 2016 | 40 pages
Awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor! A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken's habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head. It's time for the little red chicken's bedtime story --and a reminder from Papa to try not to interrupt. But the chicken... More Info

Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

February 25, 2016 | 16 pages
Children are always asking questions and space is a very fascinating subject. This illustrated book has lots of answers.  More Info

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Margaret K. McElderry Books | October 7, 2008 | 40 pages
"The day before Christmas, snuggled on his floor, Bear sleeps soundly with a great big snore...." Bear's friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up... More Info

Bella Up, Up, and Away

HarperCollins | July 12, 2016 | 40 pages
Bella is a curious cat who lives inside a lighthouse. When she meets a new friend, a cat named Claude, she invites him along for an adventure, only to find that he prefers warm sand to playing in the ocean, and likes naps more than defending sand castles from imaginary foes. When a strong wind... More Info

Egyptworld

Carlton Kids | September 1, 2013 | 80 pages
Return to the land of the pharaohs and explore the mysterious kingdoms of ancient Egypt.This lavishly illustrated volume brings you the incredible temples and monuments of ancient Egypt in all their glory. Magnificent colour artworks faithfully recreate them as they were in the time of the... More Info

Opposites

August 1, 2015 | 10 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

Animals

July 1, 2015 | 12 pages
Babies will love to lift the flaps to discover baby animals. Extra-chunky flaps are just right for little fingers.  More Info

Flat Stanley and the Lost Treasure

HarperCollins | July 5, 2016 | 32 pages
Sometimes being flat comes in handy for Flat Stanley—like when he is surfing or rescuing a trapped dolphin from a net. In this exciting adventure, Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, find sunken treasure in an old shipwreck. But Stanley has to get rid of his gold bar in order to squeeze through... More Info

Famous Composers Sticker Book

May 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Discover who were the most famous composers, what they were famous for and how they changed and shaped the music world.  More Info

Challenger Deep

HarperTeen | April 26, 2016 | 320 pages
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The First Hippo on the Moon

HarperCollins Children's Books | May 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Two big hippos. One enormous dream. Who can make it to the moon first?  More Info

It Wasn't Me

HarperCollins Children's Books | April 7, 2016 | 30 pages
Meet the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters from international bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of 'How to Catch a Star' and 'Lost and Found'. A fight has broken out amongst The Hueys. But no one can remember what they're fighting about. If only... More Info

Darkmouth #1: The Legends Begin

HarperCollins | May 3, 2016 | 464 pages
Darkmouth: The Legends Begin is the first book in a spirited tween fantasy series that Kirkus Reviews called “Ghostbusters meets Percy Jackson as written by Terry Pratchett.” For generations, Finn’s family has protected Darkmouth from the fierce magical creatures known as Legends. Now the... More Info

Red Queen

HarperTeen | June 7, 2016 | 416 pages
Victoria Aveyard’s internationally beloved #1 New York Times bestseller is now in paperback! Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural... More Info

Puddles!!!

Katherine Tegen Books | May 24, 2016 | 32 pages
RAIN! PUDDLES! MUD! Squish, squish, squish. Declan loves rain and splashing and mud! But the bunnies? Not so much! The perfect companion to the delightful Bunnies!!! Spare text, loads of fun, and heaps of emotion make Puddles!!! extraordinary for toddler read-alouds. Fans of Mo Willems and Sandra... More Info

My Weird School Fast Facts: Sports

HarperCollins | June 21, 2016 | 176 pages
Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! Did you know that the only sport that’s been played on the moon is golf? Did you know that an NFL quarterback once threw a touchdown pass to himself?! Learn more weird-but-true sports facts with A.J. and Andrea from Dan Gutman’s bestselling... More Info

I Love Cake!

Katherine Tegen Books | May 3, 2016 | 40 pages
Bestselling author Tammi Sauer’s characters are both lovable and mischievous. In I Love Cake!, the first picture book featuring irrepressible Moose, orderly Rabbit, and fun-loving Porcupine, Rabbit plans a fabulous birthday party with fun activities and a delicious cake. Porcupine and Moose come... More Info

The Fate of Ten

HarperCollins | June 28, 2016 | 432 pages
The sixth and penultimate book in the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! For years the Garde have fought the Mogadorians in secret, but now the invasion has begun. John is on the front lines in New York City. The odds may be stacked against him, but his best friend, Sam, has... More Info

The Copernicus Legacy: The Golden Vendetta

Katherine Tegen Books | May 3, 2016 | 528 pages
Filled with pulse-pounding action and cryptic codes, The Golden Vendetta is the third engrossing book in bestselling author Tony Abbott's cloak-and-dagger series for young readers. Fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this adventurous series. It's been two months since the Kaplan... More Info

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book V

Balzer + Bray | May 3, 2016 | 416 pages
For fans of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society, here comes the fifth book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series by Maryrose Wood. Lord Fredrick Ashton may not feel ready to... More Info

Stolen Magic

HarperCollins | May 3, 2016 | 336 pages
The Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted, Gail Carson Levine, weaves a thrilling tale of mystery in this companion to A Tale of Two Castles. Elodie, the dragon detective Meenore, and the kindly ogre Count Jonty Um are all on their way to Elodie’s home island of Lahnt. Elodie has barely set foot... More Info

Unrivaled

Katherine Tegen Books | May 10, 2016 | 432 pages
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Alyson Noël comes the first book in the Beautiful Idols series. With mystery, suspense, and an insiders-only look at Los Angeles that echoes Gossip Girl’s racy and real New York, fans of Pretty Little Liars and readers who crave pulse-pounding romance... More Info

Goose on the Farm

HarperCollins | June 21, 2016 | 48 pages
When Sophie and Goose go on a class trip to the farm, Goose starts to feel left out and sets out on his own. He meets many new animals along the way, but it’s not quite the same as being with his friend Sophie, until . . . BAAA! Has Goose made a new friend? In Laura Wall’s latest heartwarming... More Info

How to Eat an Airplane

Katherine Tegen Books | May 24, 2016 | 40 pages
Eat a what? Eat an airplane. How do you do that? Have a dinner party, of course. The Bad Idea Book Club proudly presents our first installment in a series of practical guides for doing the absurd. Upcoming titles might or might not include: How to Camp Underwater How to Fold the Sun How to Walk a... More Info

Bone Gap

Balzer + Bray | April 26, 2016 | 368 pages
National Book Award Finalist “Ruby’s novel deserves to be read and reread. It is powerful, beautiful, extraordinary.”—School Library Journal Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. But Finn knows what... More Info

The Berenstain Bears Visit the Firehouse

HarperFestival | June 28, 2016 | 24 pages
Ding, ding, ding! With an alarm bell, a sliding pole, and three big trucks, the firehouse is an exciting place to visit. Come along as the Berenstain Bears meet everyday heroes—firefighters! Young readers will love learning all about what it takes to save the day in this 8x8 picture book. The... More Info

Big Nate Puzzlemania

Balzer + Bray | May 17, 2016 | 224 pages
“Big Nate is funny, big time.”—Jeff Kinney, author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid This sixth activity book, Big Nate Puzzlemania, is jam-packed with new activities for Nate fans of all ages. Showcasing favorite characters from Nate’s world and tons of amazing art, it has plenty of open space to... More Info

Samanthasaurus Rex

Balzer + Bray | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
Samanthasaurus Rex is a funny and empowering picture book featuring a fresh new character: a girl dinosaur who marches to the beat of her own drum. Samanthasaurus Rex is not your typical T. rex. She’d rather paint animals than chase them. She prefers sorting bones to gnawing on them. Bite and... More Info

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Balzer + Bray | June 7, 2016 | 336 pages
William C. Morris Award Finalist A National Book Award Longlist Title Everybody is talking about Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda! "A remarkable gift of a novel."—Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle "I am so in love with this book."—Nina LaCour, author of Hold Still "Feels timelessly,... More Info

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