Fergus and Zeke by Heather Ross and Kate Messner

Fergus the mouse (and class pet in Miss Maxwell’s classroom) loves to learn and follow along with the students. When it is time for the students to go on a Read more...

Posted by on June 15, 2019

I am So Brave! by Stephen Krensky

Highly saturated colors come together with bold geometric shapes and a measured use of grain scatter textures to create extremely engaging illustrations in this empowering board book about facing your Read more...

Posted by on June 5, 2019

I’ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life by Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver, journalist, NBC anchorwoman, and author of several books, has shared her most private, in depth thoughts in her recent book I‘ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2019

The Big Sick by Michael Showalter

Kumail uses humor constantly to confront uncomfortable or difficult situations, including his girlfriend's mysterious illness and his family's expectations for him.

Posted by on March 21, 2019

People Don’t Bite People by Lisa Wheeler

This book on manners tackles the issue of biting with a playful and positive approach that encourages young readers who are “tooth-inclined” to use their words and own their actions, Read more...

Posted by on March 19, 2019

Kill the Farm Boy by Delilah S Dawson and Kevin Hearne

The story opens on a boy named Worstley mucking out the stalls on his family’s farm. He laments about the drudgery of his daily life until a pixie shows up Read more...

Posted by on March 19, 2019

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

Hal is a young woman hard on her luck. The debt collectors come knocking with threats of violence if she doesn’t pay off her mounting loan and she surely isn’t Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2019

The Bigfoot Files by Lindsay Eagar

Twelve-year-old Miranda Cho is a straight-A student, president of the student council, and extremely practical. Her mother Kat is an eccentric cryptozoologist who drives a Critter Mobile and runs a Read more...

Posted by on March 5, 2019

Last Pick by Jason Walz

In the not so distant past (3 years ago), aliens invaded Earth and took as many 16 to 65-year-olds as they could collect, so long as they seemed useful. The Read more...

Posted by on February 27, 2019

Loose Parts 2 : Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers by Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky

Loose Parts 2 offers numerous ideas for ways caregivers of infants and toddlers can support their child's development using materials that are readily available and often free or inexpensive. The Read more...

Posted by on February 19, 2019

Cat Nap by Toni Yuly

Kitten is up and ready to play, while Cat is ready for his afternoon nap. Will a game of hide-and-seek distract Kitten, so Cat can nap? As Kitten searches for Read more...

Posted by on February 12, 2019

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

Throughout history, black women – from virtual unknowns to luminaries – have been leading the way in medicine, law, the arts, sports and more, but they have not always been Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2019

Hello Humpback! by Roy Henry Vickers

Explore the natural world of the Pacific Northwest and greet the animals that call it home, in authors Roy Henry Vicker and Robert Budd’s board book, Hello Humpback! Each stanza Read more...

Posted by on January 3, 2019

Asking For It by Louise O'Neill

Emma O’Donovan is aware of her beauty. In her hometown of Ballinatoom, Ireland, Emma is envied and loved, and works hard to keep her reputation. One night out with friends Read more...

Posted by on December 20, 2018

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Audrey has been diagnosed with anxiety disorder and depressive episodes. "Episodes," she sas. "Like, depression is a sitcom with a fun punchline each time."

Posted by on December 15, 2018

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