Harper and the Scarlet Umbrella by Cerrie Burnell

The day Harper finds out she owns a secret magical umbrella, is the same day her cat Midnight goes missing. With her friends in toe, some new and some old, Read more...

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Wallace and Grace Take the Case by Heather Alexander

Friendship, humor, and mystery: This book has it all! Wallace and Grace Take the Case is the first story in what promises to be a fun beginning chapter book series.

Posted by on December 7, 2017

Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley

A family curse, some attempted heroism, and a mythical golden alligator named Munch: How will Blue Montgomery and Tumble Wilson survive summer vacation?

Posted by on November 24, 2017

Batgirl and The Birds of Prey (Rebirth, Vol. 1): Who is Oracle? by Julie Benson

The name “Oracle” has been haunting Babs – no, literally. The criminals she takes down seem to be getting their information from Oracle, and what’s worse, it looks like they’re Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi

Sometimes it's scary being a small dog in a big world. Meet Eleanor, a young girl, and her timid dog Sukie, as they enjoy a day at the beach. Well, Read more...

Posted by on October 27, 2017

Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

While out skipping rocks on the water, fourth grader Phoebe happens upon a unicorn: Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. Grateful to be freed from the imprisonment of her own magnificence and spellbinding Read more...

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Brick by Brick by Guiliano Ferri

Open to the first page of this wordless book and you’ll see a little mouse, gazing up at flowers poking through a crack in a tall brick wall. The mouse Read more...

Posted by on August 25, 2017

My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

Abby and Gretchen are typical 80’s high school girls  preoccupied with boys, parties, make-up and rock music. Wanting to be the first “normal” people in their school to trip, they decide Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

Archie the Daredevil Penguin by Andy Rash

On this laugh out loud trip to Antarctica, old friends are always by your side and new friends can be found in the most unexpected places.

Posted by on August 17, 2017

The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

13 year old Jessamine can see people’s thoughts and speak to the dead. To learn about her newfound powers she is shipped off the live with a family friend, in 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

Don’t Wake Up the Tiger by Britta Teckentrup

Tiger is asleep, but she is blocking the way of Frog, Fox, Turtle, Mouse, and Stork. Our animal friends will need the reader’s help to make it to their party Read more...

Posted by on August 1, 2017

Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor

Zoe is not always a perfect character, prone to selfish behavior that only makes things more awkward or difficult, but her snark and sarcasm bring a levity to this melancholy Read more...

Posted by on July 20, 2017

The Kraken’s Rules for Making Friends by Brittany R. Jacobs

Making friends can be a challenge, especially if you have a temper and are a legendary sea monster. If the Great White Shark can make friends, maybe Kraken can too, Read more...

Posted by on July 7, 2017

Cat Knit by Jacob Grant

Sometimes our friends change, this is a lesson that Cat and the reader explore in Grant’s work Cat Knit. Grant’s limited color palette has readers focusing on the humor of Read more...

Posted by on June 14, 2017