Category: Kids' Books


Monster Chef

August 1, 2014 | 24 pages
What does an average monster need to prove he can be scary? Just the right ingredients in a recipe for fright! Marcel was a monster of medium size With crotchety horns and googly eyes Like any good monster, he worked every night Giving the neighbourhood children a fright. But poor Marcel is simply... More Info

El Deafo

Amulet Books | July 1, 2014 | 248 pages
Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age... More Info

I'm Gonna Climb a Mountain in My Patent Leather Shoes

Abrams Books for Young Readers | September 2, 2014 | 40 pages
Sadie is all-girl, but she does not let that--or her wardrobe--stop her from enjoying a family camping trip as she helps pitch the tent in "fancy ruffled pants" and looks for Bigfoot while wearing a tutu.  More Info

I Love You, Snugglesaurus!

LB Kids | September 2, 2014 | 10 pages
Do you growl loudly just for fun...and giggle and laugh a ton? This snuggly dinosaur romp encourages little ones to stop their feet, clap their hands, and, of course, cuddle up real tight! Sandra Magsamen's sweet, hand-stitched illustrations and loving message make this the perfect book to read and... More Info

Pyjama Day

September 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Everyone loves Pyjama Day! It's pyjama day at school, and Andrew has brought the perfect pair of pyjamas to wear. They feel perfect, they smell perfect, and they even taste perfect. In fact, they are so perfect that as soon as he puts them (yawn) . . . on (yawn) . . . he falls into a deep, deep... More Info

This Day in June

Magination Press | May 1, 2014 | 32 pages
"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--  More Info

Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000

Scholastic Incorporated | August 26, 2014 | 224 pages
The monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.  More Info

Fall Leaves

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | September 2, 2014 | 32 pages
Part poem, part silent stage with luminous light-box illustrations, this innovative picture book puts autumn on display to beautifully capture the art and science of season change. 15,000 first printing.  More Info

Nana in the City

Clarion Books | September 2, 2014 | 40 pages
A young boy is frightened by how busy and noisy the city is when he goes there to visit his Nana, but she makes him a fancy red cape that keeps him from being scared as she shows him how wonderful a place it is.  More Info

Greenglass House

Clarion Books | September 2, 2014 | 176 pages
At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, 12-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing, but soon guests begin arriving with strange stories about the house, sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure. Simultaneous eBook.  More Info


Aladdin | September 2, 2014 | 144 pages
When Harry Hammer decides to leave Shark Point for better waters, he finds squid-tastic trouble instead in this Shark School (mis)adventure. Instead of a super-cool celebration, Harry Hammer’s birthday party turns into a super-colossal embarrassment! Why do his parents always make him feel like a... More Info

Violet Mackerel's Pocket Protest

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | September 2, 2014 | 128 pages
In this sixth story of the Violet Mackerel series, Violet and Rose start a very small protest to make a very big impact. Violet and Rose have shared their best secrets under the big oak tree in Clover Park. And they have found some very good small things there too. So when Johnson’s Tree Services... More Info

Half a World Away

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | September 2, 2014 | 240 pages
A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he’s an “epic fail.’ That’s why his... More Info

Hero 41: Book 1: Eye of the Gargoyle

Orchard | July 3, 2014 | 283 pages
Dax Daley is on his way to prison. But it turns out prison is actually a school for superheroes Forty superheroes, to be exact. But Dax - number 41 - does not belong. He can't turn himself invisible. Or see in the dark. Or read minds. And he definitely will not fight the strange things looming... More Info

Best of Mad Libs

Price Stern Sloan | April 17, 2008 | 288 pages
"50 years of Mad libs. Over 125 classic Mad lib stories inside. Top celebrities fill in their own wacky Mad libs! Plus, how this famous game got its start!"--Cover.  More Info

Colors versus Shapes

HarperCollins | August 26, 2014 | 40 pages
Prepare to be amazed as two teams of Colors and Shapes compete for the top prize at a spectacular talent show! Which team deserves the spotlight? Colors can really mix it up, but nobody stacks higher than Shapes. How will the judges ever pick a winner? Ultimately, author-illustrator Mike Boldt... More Info

More Best of Mad Libs

Price Stern Sloan | May 1, 2009 | 288 pages
"World's greatest word game. Over 140 classic Mad libs stories inside!"--Cover.  More Info

Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage

HarperFestival | August 26, 2014 | 24 pages
Fancy Nancy is back in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's picture book series. Fancy Nancy loves fall—the fashion, the weather, and especially the colors of the leaves! As Fancy Nancy helps Mom and Dad rake the leaves outside in Fancy Nancy and the Fall... More Info

Mr. Wayne's Masterpiece

G. P. Putnam's Sons | September 2, 2014 | 40 pages
Because she is afraid to read an essay aloud in English class, young Patricia is invited to take Mr. Wayne's drama class where she paints sets, participates in fun exercises, and memorizes every part in the play the others are rehearsing.  More Info

The Berenstain Bears: Thanksgiving All Around

HarperFestival | August 26, 2014 | 16 pages
Young readers will experience the joys of fall in Bear Country with this brand-new Berenstain Bears storybook. A lift-the-flap format invites children to discover fall foliage, red apples, round pumpkins, and of course, a fine turkey alongside the beloved Bear family. In this exciting addition to... More Info

Watch Out, Hollywood!

HarperCollins | August 26, 2014 | 224 pages
This is the second fabulously funny book in the Confessions of a So-Called Middle Child series by talented tween author Maria T. Lennon. The trials and tribulations of middle child and techie hacker Charlie C. Cooper continue in this fresh tween take on mean girls, celebrity, and the true meaning... More Info


HarperTeen | August 26, 2014 | 448 pages
Homeland meets Marie Lu's Legend in Blackout, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Ally Condie called "a thrilling combination of Wells's trademark twists and terror. Fantastic!" Laura and Alec are highly trained teenage terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are small-town high school students. There... More Info

Amelia Bedelia Chalks One Up

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 32 pages
Learn to read with young Amelia Bedelia! This Level 1 I Can Read series about the childhood adventures of America's favorite housekeeper will keep newly independent readers laughing, reading, and expanding their vocabularies. More than 35 million Amelia Bedelia books sold since 1963! When Amelia... More Info

The Last Polar Bear

Katherine Tegen Books | August 26, 2014 | 32 pages
Bestselling duo Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor team up to show young readers the natural world. The Last Polar Bear is a poignant tale about a boy desperate to save one of the last polar bears in the rapidly changing Arctic environment. Can Tigluk and his grandmother help the young cub who... More Info

Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #5: Amelia Bedelia Shapes Up

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 160 pages
In the fifth book in the New York Times‒best-selling chapter book series about the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia takes to the field, the yoga mat, and the track, with hilarious results. Includes a guide to the idioms used in the book and features black-and-white art... More Info

Our Solar System (revised edition)

HarperCollins | August 26, 2014 | 48 pages
In this completely updated edition of Our Solar System, Seymour Simon takes young readers on a fascinating tour through space! With beautiful full-color photographs and spacecraft images, young readers will learn all about the beginning of the solar system, including the sun and the eight planets... More Info

Aw, Nuts!

HarperCollins | August 26, 2014 | 32 pages
Squirrel sets off on a chase after the perfect acorn in debut author-illustrator Rob McClurkan's picture book Aw, Nuts! With bold, graphic art, Squirrel will have young readers laughing out loud on every page, eager to find out what will happen next. Squirrel loves acorns, so when he spots the... More Info

A Maze Me

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 128 pages
A collection of seventy-two poems written especially for girls ages twelve and up by the much-honored and beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye. "A lovely, rich collection that promises to be a lasting companion for young writers."—School Library Journal (starred review) First love, friendship, school,... More Info

The Fabulous World of Mr. Fred

Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited | September 15, 2014 | 32 pages
Mr. Fred and young Pierrot sat together on a park bench every day to read from Mr. Fred's invisible book of storiesNtales that he had shared with his son years before. One day, Mr. Fred isn't on the bench. Pierrot learns Mr. Fred wrote the stories down and left them for him to share. Years later,... More Info

Who Sleeps, Cat the Cat?

Balzer + Bray | August 26, 2014 | 22 pages
Mo Willems's New York Times bestselling Cat the Cat series is now in board book format—the perfect baby gift. Kids will love making friends with spunky Cat the Cat and her animal pals as they get ready for bed. This irresistible new series focuses on simplifying essential concepts through vibrant... More Info

Nuts to You

Greenwillow Books | August 26, 2014 | 272 pages
How far would you go for a friend? In Nuts to You, the funny and moving new novel by Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins, two squirrels go very far indeed to save a friend who has been snatched up by a hawk. Nuts to You is short, funny, and surprising—an Incredible Journey with squirrels. It... More Info

Whatever Life You Wear

Red Deer Press | September 1, 2014 | 296 pages
To help her friend Ashley stay home so she can participate in equestrian trials, Carly agrees to pretend she's Ashley on a student exchange trip to London, England. Carly (in the guise of Ashley) joins Lindsay, Kristen, Sienna, and Sonnet on the trip of a lifetime. But the trip will change them as... More Info

Who Says That, Cat the Cat?

Balzer + Bray | August 26, 2014 | 22 pages
Mo Willems's New York Times bestselling Cat the Cat series is now in board book format—the perfect baby gift. Kids will love making friends with spunky Cat the Cat as she introduces them to her animal pals and the sounds they make. This irresistible new series focuses on simplifying essential... More Info

Always Mom, Forever Dad

Tilbury House Pub | September 2, 2014 | 30 pages
Written for children of divided households, this picture book reassures youngsters that the love of a parent doesn't change, even if the address does.  More Info

Find Me

HarperTeen | August 26, 2014 | 336 pages
Find Me is an awesomely suspenseful thriller for teens, complete with action, hacking intrigue, and a blossoming romance . . . and it's now available in paperback! "Find me."—the only words written on Tessa Waye's diary when it arrives at Wick Tate's door. When Wick gets to school and hears that... More Info

Talking Walls

Tilbury House Publishers | September 2, 2014 | 64 pages
An illustrated description of walls around the world and their significance, from the Great Wall of China to the Berlin Wall.  More Info


HarperCollins | August 26, 2014 | 336 pages
Madeleine Roux's New York Times bestselling Asylum is a thrilling and creepy photo-illustrated novel that Publishers Weekly called "a strong YA debut that reveals the enduring impact of buried trauma on a place." Featuring found photographs from real asylums and filled with chilling mystery and... More Info

Holly, Jolly Mad Libs

Price Stern Sloan | October 1, 2009 | 224 pages
Includes over 100 fill-in-the-blank stories! Whether you?re snowed in or looking for a great holiday party activity, this oversized bind-up of four of our top-selling Christmas- and winterthemed Mad Libs?plus 21 entirely new Christmas-themed stories? will have you laughing your way through the... More Info

Confessions of a So-called Middle Child

HarperCollins | August 26, 2014 | 304 pages
Meet Charlie C. Cooper, reformed bully, misguided fashionista, and so-called middle child! Fans of Louise Rennison, Harriet the Spy, and Mean Girls will cheer when they meet her. This fresh tween coming-of-age story is an honest look at bullying and the obstacles of middle school from talented... More Info

Mad about Mad Libs

March 21, 2013 | 240 pages
Mad About Mad Libs includes five Mad Libs books in one, all for the bargain price of only $6.99! Readers will spend hours filling in the blanks of Undead Mad Libs, Happily Ever After Mad Libs, Rock 'n' Roll Mad Libs, Mad About Animals Mad Libs, and Peace, Love, and Mad Libs. This 240-page book has... More Info

Splat the Cat Goes to the Doctor

HarperFestival | August 26, 2014 | 24 pages
Splat the Cat can’t wait to go to the doctor for a checkup! That is, until his friends start talking about all the scary things a doctor’s visit can mean. But Splat conquers his fear of the doctor’s office and learns it isn’t so bad after all—especially when you get a surprise at the end!... More Info

I Am a Zamboni Machine

September 1, 2014 | 8 pages
A sturdy, shaped board book perfect for little hands! Young hockey fans will love seeing this big machine in action! Featuring simple facts and colourful illustrations, the text follows a Zamboni Machine as it does its job to clear and resurface the rink. Readers will cheer along with the fans when... More Info

My Little Hockey Book

September 1, 2014 | 32 pages
What's the first word every Canadian kid should learn? Hockey! This early concepts hockey book introduces babies and toddlers to the world of hockey. First words and numbers are paired with bright, bold photographs of kids playing the sport, filling each page with interest and colour. Perfect for... More Info


Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 26, 2014 | 48 pages
Meet Moses, an orphaned elephant baby from Malawi, Africa, who is curious, loving, and full of mischief! This nonfiction picture book bursts with fun facts and adorable photographs. Moses is a little elephant who lives at the Jumbo Foundation, a home for orphaned animals in Africa. Like all... More Info

Hug Machine

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 26, 2014 | 40 pages
Who have YOU hugged today? Open your arms to this delightfully tender, goofy, and sweet tale. Watch out world, here he comes! The Hug Machine! Whether you are big, or small, or square, or long, or spikey, or soft, no one can resist his unbelievable hugs! HUG ACCOMPLISHED! This endearing story... More Info

Give and Take

Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books | August 26, 2014 | 40 pages
A clever story of greed and goodness, and the art of finding the in-between, from two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka, creator of the New York Times bestselling A Ball for Daisy. Watch the farmer’s ear. Now watch the two small, clever fellows in pointy hats whispering into it, first one,... More Info


Cartwheel Books | August 26, 2014 | 30 pages
Delightful rhyme and whimsical illustrations feature graceful dinosaurs that run, boom, shake and shudder their way to the "sludgy old swamp" and rock the night away to the dinosaurumpus beat.  More Info

If Kids Ran the World

Blue Sky Press | September 2, 2014 | 32 pages
A tribute to peace and a celebration of diverse cultures, this last collaboration by the two-time Caldecott Medalists captures the wondrous joy of all people and poses the idea that if kids ran the world, it would be a better place—for adults, too!  More Info

Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 26, 2014 | 40 pages
Alexander tries his hand at behaving in this hilarious companion to the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Last night somebody ate a whole box of jelly donuts. That somebody woke up with a terrible bellyache, and that somebody’s mom found the empty... More Info


September 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Avec ce tout nouvel album de Per-Henrik Gürth, les petits fans de hockey pourront apprendre les premiers mots de vocabulaire typiques de leur sport préféré. Avec des illustrations hautes en couleur et un texte introduisant les mots de base ainsi que des phrases un peu plus complexes, voici une... More Info