Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Blake

When a tornado strikes town, Ivy’s house is destroyed beyond repair. Feeling invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm, Ivy internalizes her trauma. To make matters worse, Ivy’s Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2018

Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon

More than anything, Dory’s family tells her, “Don’t.” Don’t make up stories, or friends, or adventures. Don’t get in the way. Don’t cause trouble. But Dory can’t help but do Read more...

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand

Finley’s parents are on the edge of a divorce and she is sent to live with grandparents she has never met. When the woods behind her grandparent’s house resemble her Read more...

Posted by on February 23, 2018

Bradford Street Buddies: Backyard Camp-Out by Jerdine Nolen

While cleaning out the garage with their parents, Jada and Jamal stumble upon an old tent, inspiring the idea for a backyard barbeque and camp-out. Their neighborhood friends, Carlita and Read more...

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio

One day, Gaston’s family goes to the park and meets Mrs. Bulldog’s family, which includes the feisty Antoinette. Gaston and Antoinette couldn’t be more different, but as the mothers’ look Read more...

Posted by on December 30, 2017

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

Beth finds herself hating Washington, D.C. after she moves there for her husband Matt's career. In the middle of figuring things out, Matt and Beth become best friends with Matt's Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

Grace’s home life is far from perfect. With a controlling step-father and a mom with undiagnosed OCD, Grace has a lot to overcome. Enter Gavin: dreamy, a musician, and a Read more...

Posted by on October 20, 2017

The World from Up Here by Cecilia Galante

Wren is an anxious twelve-year-old with many fears, especially of Witch Weatherly, the legendary old woman who lives by herself up on Creeper Mountain. When Wren’s mother is admitted to Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2017

The Last Message Received by Emily Trunko

You don’t always remember the first words someone says to you, but you often remember the last. In this book by Emily Trunko and originally inspired by tumblr posts, readers Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2017

Beach Baby by Laurie Elmquist

A day at the beach comes to a close as the sun begins to set; a mother cuddles her sleepy little one, giving comfort and promises that more adventures await Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 2017

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

After tragedy struck, Marin left San Francisco behind, along with her home and everyone she knew. Staying alone in her New York dorm over winter break, she will be forced Read more...

Posted by on August 11, 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

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

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

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