Category: Kids' books

Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged

Groundwood Books Ltd | November 1, 2010 | 32 pages
Tells the story of Viola Desmond, an African Canadian woman who, in 1946, challenged a Nova Scotia movie theater's segregation policy by refusing to move from her seat to an upstairs section designated for use by blacks.  More Info

Raymie Nightingale

April 12, 2016 | 272 pages
Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable summer friendship. Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire... More Info

Playing from the Heart

April 12, 2016 | 32 pages
Peter H. Reynolds, creator of The Dot, has composed a pitch-perfect tribute to the power of music and the bonds of family. When a young boy begins to play on his family’s piano, reveling in the fun of plunking the keys, his father signs him up for lessons so that he can learn to play properly.... More Info

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | August 1, 2010 | 38 pages
Rhyming text compares babies born in different places and in different circumstances, but they all share the commonality of ten little fingers and ten little toes. On board pages.  More Info

Collins Big Cat - Pinocchio

Collins Educational | January 5, 2016 | 48 pages
Remind yourself of the enchanting story of Pinocchio, by Pinocchio, retold here by the multi-award winning author Michael Morpurgo and beautifully illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. A truly beautiful edition that brings this classic tale back to life. Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening... More Info

The Rescuers

HarperCollins UK | May 2, 2016 | 173 pages
The Prisoners' Aid Society of Mice discusses the proposed rescue of a Norwegian poet from the terrible Black Castle.Miss Bianca, the pet white mouse belonging to the Ambassador's son, is sent to Norway on a mission to recruit the bravest Norwegian mouse she can find. She finds Nils, and brings him... More Info

The Mommy Book

LB Kids | April 5, 2016 | 20 pages
Some mommies sing you songs.Some mommies read you stories.All mommies want you to be who you are! With his trademark childlike art, Todd Parr celebrates all different kinds of mothers. Whether mommies work far away or at home, cook or order pizza, they are all lots of fun and filled with love. For... More Info

Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

April 12, 2016 | 32 pages
Hildie Bitterpickles is a witch who needs her sleep. Her quiet neighborhood has been turned upside down with the sudden arrival of the old woman in her shoe, big bad wolf, and other fairy tale characters. What will Hildie have to do to get a quiet night's sleep?  More Info

Life Without Nico

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 36 pages
Maia and Nico are the very best of friends, spending all of their time together. When Nico and his family move far away for a little while, Maia is left with a hole in her life that she thinks will never be filled. Eventually, though, she meets a furry companion, makes a new friend and even... More Info

Toshi's Little Treasures

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Backpack-toting Toshi and his grandmother share a special bond as they undertake search-and-find adventures in their favorite places --- the riverbank, the city, the forest, the country, the park and the beach. They delight in the wonders of nature and the curious little things people have left... More Info

Willow's Smiles

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Willow is worried that she won't smile right for her school picture. She chooses the perfect outfit and practices her smiles, but at the sight of the big lights and the camera's flash Willow's smile disappears! When an understanding teacher gives her the job of shaking a rubber chicken to help make... More Info

That's Not Fair!

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 44 pages
There are lots of rules we all need to follow, from the dress code at school, respecting someone's privacy, to turning your light off at bedtime. In six entertaining stories, Mayor Moe and City Council grapple with the task of making rules to keep their city safe, prosperous and fair. Not an easy... More Info

Not-So-Faraway Adventure, The

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
It's almost Poppa's birthday and young Theo wants to give her beloved grandfather the perfect gift. Poppa has traveled the world and keeps a trunk full of mementos collected on his adventures. That gives Theo an idea for a very special gift: a new adventure! They'll take the streetcar to the local... More Info

Manners Are Not for Monkeys

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
When the old zookeeper moved the monkeys to a cage next to the picnic area, she didn't know the trouble it would cause. The little monkeys are fascinated by the children's behavior, and before long they are imitating the children! They play quietly, pick up their banana peels and chew with their... More Info

Mr. King's Machine

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
When Mr. King discovers a flower nibbled by a caterpillar, he is NOT happy. So he builds himself a Caterpillar-Catcher and off he goes. But he doesn't notice that his machine is belching smoke, or that he is leaving crushed flowers in his wake. Now his friends are NOT happy and Mr. King isn't very... More Info

A Nature

QEB Publishing | April 1, 2016 | 48 pages
Take a journey from your doorstep to distant lands. See a pond frog catching flies, a bear leaving its woodland den, and elephants grazing the African grasslands, as this delightful visual safari transports you through the varied habitats of the planet. Packed with lively illustrations to reveal... More Info

Mouse on the Move

QEB Publishing | April 1, 2016 | 24 pages
From speedy trains to jumbo jets, there's so much to see when you're on the move! Wonderfully detailed illustrations create busy scenes which will keep children entertained. Not only this but your children will learn along the way, too! Fantastic spot book activities, combined with non-fiction... More Info

Busy Beaver, The

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
A clueless beaver discovers the impact his actions have on others.  More Info

Flawed

Macmillan | April 5, 2016 | 336 pages
"In a future society where 'flawed' people who have committed crimes are branded with an F, a young girl takes a stand"--  More Info

A Girl from Yamhill

HarperCollins | April 5, 2016 | 352 pages
Told in her own words, A Girl from Yamhill is Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary’s heartfelt and relatable memoir—now with a beautifully redesigned cover! Generations of children have read Beverly Cleary’s books. From Ramona Quimby to Henry Huggins, Ralph S. Mouse to Ellen Tebbits,... More Info

Flamecaster

HarperTeen | April 5, 2016 | 544 pages
Set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Seven Realms series, a generation later, this is a breathtaking story of dark magic, chilling threats, and two unforgettable characters walking a knife-sharp line between life and death. This dazzling beginning to a new series is indispensable for... More Info

Red Queen

HarperTeen | February 10, 2015 | 400 pages
Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard's sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king's palace. Will her power save her or condemn her? Mare Barrow's world is divided by... More Info

Lumberjanes

BOOM! Box | April 5, 2016 | 112 pages
This New York Times Bestselling series continues with Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley as they take on everything that goes bump in the night. From scary stories to magical portals that lead to a land untouched by time, it's definitely not your average summer. Written by awesome all-star Noelle... More Info

Little Explorers: Outer Space

little bee books | April 5, 2016 | 18 pages
Introducing two more books in the LITTLE EXPLORERS series, an interactive nonfiction series for curious youngsters. With more than 30 flaps, OUTER SPACE provides little ones with hands-on fun! OUTER SPACE is a lively introduction to the world of outer space, where children can lift the flaps to... More Info

Don't Disturb the Dinosaurs

Little Simon | April 5, 2016 | 128 pages
The DATA Set find themselves stuck in the prehistoric era in the second adventure of the brand-new series! Thanks to Dr. Bunsen’s latest wacky invention, the DATA Set are blasted back to the prehistoric era. Gabe is in heaven, but Laura warns that they shouldn’t touch anything. She’s afraid... More Info

Evil Spy School

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | April 5, 2016 | 352 pages
When Ben gets kicked out of the CIA’s spy school, he enrolls with the enemy. From New York Times bestselling author, Stuart Gibbs, this companion to the Edgar Award–nominated Spy School and Spy Camp is rife with action, adventure, and espionage. During a spy school game of Capture the Flag,... More Info

Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm Board Book

HarperFestival | March 8, 2016 | 32 pages
Sing along with Pete the Cat and his pals in the New York Times bestselling author James Dean's Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm as Pete and his friends take a trip to the barnyard. With a "cluck cluck" here and a "moo moo" there, meet all the animals in this brand-new board book edition.... More Info

Book Fiesta!

HarperCollins | March 29, 2016 | 40 pages
This Pura Belpré Award–winning picture book is a bilingual ride through the joyous history of Children’s Day/El día de los niños. Children’s Day/Book Day; El día de los niños/El día de los libros has been observed on April 30th for over twelve years. Founder Pat Mora’s jubilant... More Info

My First Book of Nature

March 15, 2016 | 22 pages
Alain Grée’s beautiful illustrations from the 1960s and 70s are known throughout the world. With their naivety of form and bold use of color, their charm is undeniable. Part of a delightful series of books under Button Books, My First Book of Nature features Alain Grée’s stunning vintage... More Info

Time Travelling with a Hamster

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 28, 2016 | 400 pages
A truly original debut novel from an extraordinarily talented new voice in children s books. Laugh, cry and wonder at this race-against-time story of a boy who travels back to 1984 to prevent a go-kart accident, and save his father s life My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty nine and again... More Info

Who We Are!

March 22, 2016 | 40 pages
New York Times best-selling author Robie H. Harris helps preschoolers understand what makes us who we are — from our height to our hair, from the shade of our skin to our eyesight. Join Nellie, Gus, baby Jake, and their parents at Funland as they go on rides, watch performers, and play games... More Info

Ferals

HarperCollins | March 22, 2016 | 304 pages
Ferals is the first book in a dark, action-packed trilogy that’s part The Graveyard Book, part Batman, and all high-octane adventure. Blackstone was once a thriving metropolis. But that was before the Dark Summer—a wave of violence and crime that swept through the city eight years ago,... More Info

RRRalph

Little Simon | March 29, 2016 | 36 pages
Lois Ehlert’s classic story about a very special talking dog named Rrralph is now available as a Classic Board Book! Meet Rrralph, the talking dog! He’s the smartest pup around, and he can tell you all about whether the path is rough, rough on his paws, or whether he wants to come inside. (Yep,... More Info

Stella by Starlight

Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books | March 29, 2016 | 352 pages
When the Ku Klux Klan’s unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella’s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this New York Times bestselling Depression-era “novel that soars” (The New York Times Book Review) that School Library Journal called “storytelling at its finest” in a... More Info

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

March 22, 2016 | 32 pages
"A valuable first step in celebrating the Asperger’s child."—Massachusetts General Hospital’s Aspire Program Isaac may look like everyone else, but he actually has superpowers that make him different from his brother and his classmates. Some kids don’t understand that and call him names.... More Info

Paddington - King of the Castle

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 28, 2016 | 26 pages
Paddington is introduced to younger readers in this pre-school picture book, starring one of the world s best-loved characters, Paddington Bear, now a major movie star Reissued with attractive new cover branding. When Paddington Bear goes to the beach, nothing goes quite according to plan... More Info

Paddington at the Rainbow's End

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 28, 2016 | 26 pages
Paddington is introduced to younger readers in this pre-school picture book, starring one of the world s best-loved characters, Paddington Bear, now a major movie star Reissued with attractive new cover branding. Paddington Bear loves all the colours of the rainbow. But after a long day shopping in... More Info

Paddington and the Disappearing Sandwich

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 28, 2016 | 26 pages
Paddington is introduced to younger readers in this pre-school picture book, starring one of the world s best-loved characters, Paddington Bear, now a major movie star Reissued with attractive new cover branding. When Paddington Bear goes to town looking for different shapes, he soon discovers that... More Info

How Harry Riddles Got Nearly Almost Famous

HarperCollins Children's Books | July 30, 2015 | 400 pages
Hi there, My name is Harry Riddles, and I live with my mum, my dad, my EVIL sister and my twin baby brothers in our house in Cornwall. But if my dad has his way we might not live here much longer. He's got this crazy idea to take us all sailing round the world for like, two years! I'm not sure... More Info

Grandpa's Great Escape

HarperCollins Children's Books | September 24, 2015 | 352 pages
The hotly-anticipated next novel from NUMBER ONE bestselling author, David Walliams Jack s Grandpa *wears his slippers to the supermarket *serves up Spam a la Custard for dinner *and often doesn t remember Jack s name But he can still take to the skies in a speeding Spitfire and save the day An... More Info

Who Needs a Bath?

HarperCollins | October 6, 2015 | 40 pages
This funny picture book is perfect for getting young readers excited about bath time and is a delightful read-aloud to share. Bear and Skunk return in this follow-up to author-illustrator Jeff Mack's acclaimed Who Wants a Hug? Bear has a plan to throw Skunk a surprise birthday party, but... More Info

Goose Goes to the Zoo

HarperCollins | February 2, 2016 | 48 pages
Join Sophie and Goose in an all-new adventure! Sophie and Goose are best friends. But Sophie is worried that Goose gets lonely while she's at school. What if Sophie found Goose another friend to play with? The two take an exciting trip to the zoo to meet some new friends. But wait! What's all that... More Info

Catalyst

Katherine Tegen Books | September 29, 2015 | 432 pages
S. J. Kincaid has created a fascinating dystopian world for Insignia, her futuristic science-fiction adventure series perfect for fans of Ender’s Game. Earth is in the middle of WWIII, battling to determine which governments and corporations will control the resources of the solar system. Teen... More Info

Villain Keeper

HarperCollins | February 2, 2016 | 368 pages
This first book in the Last Dragon Charmer series is packed with adventure and wit, perfect for fans of Soman Chainani's School for Good and Evil series and Chris Colfer's Land of Stories series. All his life, Prince Caden has dreamed of slaying a dragon. But before he has the chance, he is ripped... More Info

Allegiant

Katherine Tegen Books | January 19, 2016 | 592 pages
The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that captivated millions of readers and film fans in Divergent and Insurgent. This paperback edition includes bonus content by Veronica Roth! One choice will define... More Info

Splat the Cat and the Quick Chicks

HarperCollins | January 26, 2016 | 32 pages
Splat's class project is taking care of chicken eggs in this I Can Read book from New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. When Splat takes the chicks home overnight, they hatch and run loose around his house! They pop up in the bathroom, hide inside his socks, and fall asleep in the... More Info

Little Critter: Just a Baby Bird

HarperCollins | March 8, 2016 | 32 pages
Join Mercer Mayer's classic and beloved character, Little Critter®, in this brand-new My First I Can Read storybook! Little Critter discovers a lost baby bird in his backyard, and he and his family all pitch in to take care of it until it can fly on its own. Little Critter's love and patience is... More Info

The Wicked Will Rise

HarperCollins | March 15, 2016 | 320 pages
In this New York Times bestselling sequel to Dorothy Must Die, who is good—and who is actually Wicked? The Wicked Will Rise is perfect for fans of richly reimagined fairy tales and classic tales like Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles and Gregory Maguire’s Wicked. My name is Amy Gumm—and... More Info

Honey, I Love

Amistad | January 26, 2016 | 32 pages
Honey, I Love by the Coretta Scott King Award-winning team Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist is now in paperback! To one young narrator, it's the simple things that mean the most, like sharing laughter with a friend, taking family rides in the country, and kissing her mama's arm. This... More Info

Guinness World Records: Wacky Wheels

HarperCollins | February 2, 2016 | 32 pages
A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! Buckle up! The Guinness World Record holders in Wacky Wheels cover all the vehicles that roll along. From the largest monster truck to the loudest bike horn, these Guinness World Records will rev the engines of imagination. Simple text and... More Info

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