Just A Minute A Trickster Tale and Counting Book by Yuyi Morales

Señor Calavera is a skeleton who has come to take Grandma Beetle away. Grandma Beetle is clever and has Señor Calavera wait just one more minute, but how long will Read more...

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair

Phiona is a young girl of quiet charm and determination. A slum girl in Uganda, she sells her maize on the street every day to help her family. It’s a Read more...

Posted by on April 20, 2017

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour

This book is a celebration of LGBTQ love, the universal struggle of young love, and those terrifying moments before adulthood.

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Rabbit Magic by Meg McLaren

In Rabbit Magic, Monsieur Lapin gets the surprise of his life: his assistant Houdini takes over the show! McLaren’s use of pastels allows the magic show to really pop on Read more...

Posted by on April 9, 2017

Sofia Martinez: Abuela’s Birthday by Jacqueline Jules

Abuela’s (Grandma’s) birthday is coming up and Sofia wants to make her a nice surprise for her big day: a piñata! With the help of her cousins, Sofia’s progress on Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2017

Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers

Babies come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Still, they share so many traits. Each two page spread in this book begins with “every day, everywhere” and then shows with Read more...

Posted by on March 2, 2017

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

Wedding science fiction with literary fiction in a post-WWI setting, The Arrival of Missives is a unique and enjoyable coming of age story. Shirley Fearn is seventeen and has it Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2017

A Library Book for Bear by Bonny Becker

This is a story about irritable Bear and his first trip to the library. Bear has never been to a library, and he does not want to go. One day Read more...

Posted by on January 13, 2017

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Ove doesn’t think he is ill-tempered, grumpy, or terse when conversing with other people, or dealing with a stray cat that thinks it should belong to him. However, when significant Read more...

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Moo by Sharon Creech

Reena must turn the most ornery cow in all of Maine into a showable farm animal. The task seems impossible at first. The 800lb cow won’t budge an inch, except Read more...

Posted by on December 17, 2016

How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather

This story has it all: mystery, romance, revenge, and history. The Salem Witch Trials are re-told with a contemporary twist.

Posted by on November 17, 2016

Gone Fishing by Tamera Will Wissinger

Sam is eager to set off with his dad on their big fishing trip, but his plans veer off course when his obnoxious little sister Lucy decides at the last Read more...

Posted by on November 10, 2016

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

At 10:04am on a Monday, students and teachers realize they are locked in the auditorium. At 10:05am, the student who locked them in takes his first victim.

Posted by on October 14, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne

19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry, now the Head of Magical Law Enforcement, is struggling to balance his heavy workload and family life, and his scar has mysteriously Read more...

Posted by on October 7, 2016

Move! by Lolly Hopwood and YoYo Kusters

Roar and stomp like a dinosaur, steer your car down a bumpy road, or hold the book tight while spinning like a flying saucer! Lolly Hopwood and YoYo Kusters are Read more...

Posted by on September 29, 2016