Category: Kids' Books


If I Stay

Puffin | July 8, 2014 | 259 pages
While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.  More Info

Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Speak | October 31, 2014 | 271 pages
Where She Went, authored by Gayle Forman, is an endearing romantic novel about two people each other’s first loves, meeting again after having parted ways three years before. Adam had saved Mia from an ill-fated accident that had, in a way, crushed her life three years ago. Mia then walked out of... More Info

Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan

Beach Lane Books | November 11, 2014 | 40 pages
Meet two heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the rights to freedom and education in these inspirational nonfiction tales from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeannette Winter. Two stories of bravery in one beautiful book! Meet two brave young heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the right to freedom... More Info

No Two Alike

Little Simon | November 4, 2014 | 36 pages
From bestselling author-illustrator Keith Baker, explore the wondrous world of winter in this charming story now available as a Classic Board Book! No two snowflakes are alike, almost, almost . . . but not quite. Follow a pair of birds on a snowflake-filled journey though a gorgeous winter... More Info

This Book Is Gay

September 1, 2014 |
Former PSHCE teacher and acclaimed YA author James Dawson gives an uncensored look at what it's like to grow up as LGBT. Including testimonials from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, this frank, funny, fully inclusive book explores everything anyone who ever dared to wonder wants to... More Info

Museum Mayhem

Aladdin | November 4, 2014 | 96 pages
A night at the museum and a broken sculpture lead to artistic injustice—unless Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew can find the true culprit! Nancy, Bess, and George are so excited. Their favorite new art teacher, Miss Alcott, is taking them on their best class trip yet—a sleepover at the River... More Info

Eric Carle's Very Little Library: The very hungry caterpillar (1st board book ed., 1994)

October 31, 2014 |
Collects three of Carle's singular picture books: The very hungry caterpillar eats its way to being a butterfly; The very busy spider works all day building her web, and rests well at night; The very lonely firefly searches for (and finds) other fireflies.  More Info

Take Shelter

Orca Book Pub | October 1, 2014 | 48 pages
Homes around the world reflect the diversity and ingenuity of their residents.  More Info

Skye Above

Orca Book Pub | November 1, 2014 | 64 pages
Can Skye fly? She's about to find out.  More Info

Unnatural Selections

Orca Book Pub | October 1, 2014 | 32 pages
A fantastical collection of unnatural selections!  More Info

Soapstone Signs

Orca Book Pub | November 1, 2014 | 64 pages
Only the carver knows the soapstone's true shape.  More Info

Justine McKeen Vs. the Queen of Mean

Orca Book Pub | November 1, 2014 | 64 pages
The Queen of Mean has no time for green.  More Info

The Fourth Stall

Walden Pond Press | February 4, 2014 | 320 pages
The story of Mac, Vince, and middle-school organized crime comes to its thrilling conclusion in the third book of Chris Rylander’s Fourth Stall saga, a series that combines a Godfather-like tale of crime and betrayal with hilarious school comedy à la Jack Gantos. Their business is finished, and... More Info

The Fourth Stall

Walden Pond Press | February 5, 2013 | 304 pages
The life of crime is good. Mac has taken down legendary high school crime boss Staples, business has been booming, and Mac and Vince are getting ready for middle school baseball tryouts. But this can't last. Especially when a new vice principal is bent on destroying their operation, and Mac and... More Info

My Grandfather's Coat

Scholastic Press | October 21, 2014 | 32 pages
A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and other uses.  More Info

Qui Aidera le Père Noël?

Les editions Scholastic | November 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Cette année, le père Noël a vraiment trop de travail. Qui donc pourra l'aider à fabriquer les jouets? Des dragons?Des fées? Des momies? Des lutins? Une histoire originale et drôle qui fera rêver les jeunes lecteurs au temps des fêtes. This year, the job is just too big, and Santa Claus... More Info

Souris, Tu Viens Au Cinéma?

Les editions Scholastic | November 1, 2014 | 32 pages
La souris de l'album Souris, tu veux un biscuit? est de retour juste à temps pour Noël! Cette fois, Souris va au cinéma. Et chacun sait que si tu invites une souris au cinéma, elle voudra du maïs soufflé... Et qu'une fois qu'elle aura son maïs soufflé, elle voudra en faire une guirlande... More Info

Ce Livre a Mangé Mon Chien!

November 1, 2014 | 32 pages
Bella se promène avec son chien quand, tout à coup, quelque chose de vraiment étrange se produit : le livre mange son chien! Bruno, son ami, propose de l'aider mais voilà qu'il disparaît à son tour. Tous ceux qui tentent d'aider Bella s'évaporent... Jusqu'à ce que Bella demande l'aide du... More Info

The Heroes of Olympus Book Five: The Blood of Olympus

Disney-Hyperion | October 7, 2014 | 528 pages
Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two... More Info

Big Magic for Little Hands

Workman Publishing Company | November 3, 2014 | 96 pages
Kids love magic. They love to see it, and they love to do it. Enter Joshua Jay, who started doing magic when he was 7 and was named champion at the World Magic Seminar (the Olympics of magic) by the time he was 16. His Big Magic for Little Hands is packed with 25 astonishing illusions for kids ages... More Info

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot Vs. the Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter

Scholastic Paperbacks | September 30, 2014 | 128 pages
General Jackrabbit and his Robo-Rabbits from Jupiter attempt to take over the world on Ricky Ricotta's birthday.  More Info

Mary Poppins: 80th Anniversary Collection

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | October 21, 2014 | 1024 pages
Since the 1934 publication of Mary Poppins, stories of this magical nanny have delighted children and adults the world over. In honor of the book’s 80th anniversary comes this lush collection that includes the first four tales by P. L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shepard: Mary Poppins, Mary... More Info

Under the Ocean

Tate Gallery Publication | October 31, 2014 | 10 pages
Climb aboard the sailboat Oceano and get ready to depart on an expedition around the world! The scenery changes as we sail from busy port to icy Arctic, over stormy seas, and toward an idyllic sunset. This book's gorgeous palette and lyrical prose make an appealing package, though it's what lies... More Info

Lupo and the Secret of Windsor Castle

Hodder Children's Books | September 4, 2014 | 224 pages
Deep in the castle, something stirs ... Double-crossing royal corgi Vulcan has discovered a centuries-old secret - and he's determined to use it against England and the crown. In league with evil raven Edgar and his sidekick Claw, he's hatched a plot to seize power. An Imperial Swan, Cyril, has... More Info

A Child's Christmas in Wales

October 2, 2014 | 80 pages
All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hand in the snow and bring out whatever I can find... Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of... More Info

What the Ladybird Heard Read and Play Farm

Macmillan Children's Books | July 31, 2014 | 32 pages
The number one bestseller, now with a fabulous farm play set. Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer's fine prize cow. But the tiniest, quietest creature on the farm has a plan of her own -- and YOU can help her save the day! This ingenious all-in-one format features a... More Info

The Something

Macmillan Children's Books | August 1, 2014 | 32 pages
When a little boy's ball disappears down a mysterious hole in the garden, he can't stop thinking about what could be down there -- a little mouse's house? The lair of a hungry troll? Or maybe even a dragon's den. Whatever it may be, he's determined to find out! A glorious imaginative adventure,... More Info

The Thirteen Secrets

Simon & Schuster UK | October 21, 2014 | 400 pages
Return to the world of fairies with Tanya, Fabian, and Red in the final exciting episode in the Thirteen sequence. Red’s past won’t stay hidden. She’s now living at Elvesden Manor under her real name, Rowan, and trying to put her terrible adventures behind her. But staying out of trouble... More Info

Rookie Yearbook Three

Razorbill | October 7, 2014 | 358 pages
An exciting new partnership between PYRG and Rookie (, Yearbook Three is the ultimate compendium featuring the best of Rookie from the 2013-2014 year. There will be lots of beautiful art and writing: life lessons, diary entries, discoveries from Literally the Best Thing Ever, DIY... More Info

The Thirteen Curses

Simon & Schuster UK | October 21, 2014 | 464 pages
Return to the world of fairies with Tanya, Fabian, and Red in this enchanting sequel to The Thirteen Treasures. The Thirteen Treasures have become the Thirteen Curses. When fairies stole her brother, Red vowed to get him back. Now trapped in the fairy realm, she begs an audience with the fairy... More Info

Happy Zappa Cat

Simon & Schuster UK | October 21, 2014 | 32 pages
A funny and lively romp of a book following a witty, city kitty on a crazy journey from home to the jungle—and back again! Happy Zappa Cat loves driving his cab through the city, visiting museums and eating at fancy restaurants. But then he makes some new friends who convince him to join them in... More Info

Mr. Men Little Miss Christmas Mad Libs

October 16, 2014 | 48 pages
Favorite Mr. Men and Little Miss characters originated by Hargreaves star in this collection of original holiday stories that's an ideal stocking stuffer for kids of all ages. Illustrations. Consumable.  More Info

Here Comes Santa Cat

Dial | October 31, 2014 | 88 pages
"Cat wants off Santa's naughty list and makes several valiant attempts, but this 'being nice' business is trickier than he thought"--  More Info

Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Dial | October 31, 2014 | 32 pages
Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.  More Info

Children Growing Up with War

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 14, 2014 | 48 pages
Provides a candid look at young lives upended by violence and strife around the world, including such nations as Rwanda, Lebanon, and Afghanistan.  More Info

The Princess in Black

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 1, 2014 | 96 pages
Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black! An award-winning team presents the first in a humorous and action-packed chapter book series. Illustrations.  More Info

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 14, 2014 | 40 pages
With perfect pacing, a "New York Times"-bestselling team digs down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor. Sam and Dave are on a mission to find something spectacular. So they dig a hole. And they keep digging. And they find . . . nothing. Yet the day turns out to be pretty spectacular after all.... More Info

The Animals' Santa

Putnam Publishing Group | October 21, 2014 | 32 pages
"It's Little Snow the rabbit's first Christmas and after all the forest animals tell him about the animals' Santa, he is excited to wake up on Christmas morning to find his own surprise"--  More Info

If You Give a Mouse an Iphone

Blue Rider Press | October 21, 2014 | 40 pages
From the New York Times?bestselling author of Goodnight iPad comes a new and delightfully tech-obsessed parody of a beloved classic for children and adults alike.  More Info

Compost Stew

Dragonfly Books | October 14, 2014 | 40 pages
A rhyming recipe explains how to make the dark, crumbly, rich, earth-friendly food called compost while collage illustrations made with recycled and found materials echo the eco-friendly message. By the author of Millions of Snowflakes.  More Info


Downtown Bookworks | September 2, 2014 | 20 pages
A celebration of girl power for budding super heroines featuring beloved DC characters from Wonder Woman to Batgirl. Exploring attributes from physical strength to intuition, this introduction to DC's super heroines is also a catalog of role models for little girls. From Wonder Woman's ability to... More Info

Sensational Senses

Ticktock Books, Limited | October 7, 2014 | 14 pages
Packed with sensory activities, this novelty lift-the-flap book will help you understand the incredible ways in which your senses work. Wink! See the mind-boggling illusions. Grab! Feel the tricky textures. Find out how we experience the world in this amazing book which delves into the human body... More Info

In My Heart

Abrams Appleseed | October 31, 2014 | 28 pages
A young girl explores what different emotions feel like, such as happiness which makes her want to twirl, or sadness which feels as heavy as an elephant.  More Info

My Weirder School #12: Mrs. Lane Is a Pain!

HarperCollins | October 14, 2014 | 112 pages
With more than 7 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this twelfth book in the outrageously funny My Weirder School series, Principal Klutz hires a talent coach, Mrs.... More Info

Little Critter: Just a Special Day

HarperCollins | October 14, 2014 | 32 pages
Join Mercer Mayer's classic and loveable character, Little Critter®, as he sets out on a new adventure in this brand-new My First I Can Read storybook! When Mom and Little Sister go to town, Dad treats Little Critter to a special day. Together they ride bikes, play football, and catch a baseball... More Info

The New 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth

Andrews McMeel Publishing | March 1, 2009 | 208 pages
Offers children simple, practical means of contributing to the efforts to save the planet, including fifty projects recommended by respected environmental groups.  More Info


Dial | October 31, 2014 | 160 pages
Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters, and generally driving her family nuts.  More Info

A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | October 7, 2014 | 40 pages
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes. Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it! What's the point of telling his... More Info

A Christmas Carol

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 144 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info

The Night Before Christmas

Penguin Classics | October 7, 2014 | 80 pages
A delightful new holiday series featuring five classic Christmas tales in luxurious hardcover editions Truly stunning book design has become a Penguin Classics tradition. We now introduce a new must-have, collectible series featuring beautiful hardcover editions of some of the best-loved and... More Info