Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale by Belle Yang

The author of this book, Belle Yang, writes the story of her father’s family here. She returned home after college, and again after spending three years in China, her ancestral Read more...

Posted by on October 14, 2017

King and Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats by Dori Hillestad Butler

A new crime solving team has arrived to our early readers collection! King and Kayla work together to solve mysteries, demonstrating deductive reasoning skills along the way. In King and Read more...

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Hot Books for October 2017!

Fiction Origin by Dan Brown Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology and frequent saver of the world, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to hear a major Read more...

Posted by on October 10, 2017

Counting by Fleur Star

Counting is a bilingual board book in Unified English Braille and English. It offers young readers an introduction to the concept of counting, numbers one through ten, and Braille. The Read more...

Posted by on September 29, 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

The Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar by Heidi Fiedler

Need help understanding adverbs? Curious about what anthropomorphism means? The Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar may be just what you’re looking for!

Posted by on August 25, 2017

The Women’s Health Big Book of Smoothies & Soups by Lisa DeFazio MS RD and Women's Health (Rodale Press)

This colorful 100+ recipe cookbook edited by Women’s Health is well laid out with plentiful images of appetizingly arranged recipes in front of fun and trendy backdrops. There is a Read more...

Posted by on July 29, 2017

Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems by Paul B. Janeczko

Firefly July not only has perfect poems for warm summer nights and sun-filled days, but can also help you escape the scorching heat as it travels through the seasons. Crispy, Read more...

Posted by on July 20, 2017

The Brain Defense by Kevin Davis

The PET scan shows a dramatic, black void eclipsing the left side of Herbert Weinstein’s frontal lobe. Weinstein’s lawyer argues that the void, representing a large cyst on his client’s Read more...

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Gizelle’s Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog by Lauren Fern Watt

Trying to find an affordable apartment in Manhattan can be a challenge, even for a resident New Yorker. For 25 year old Lauren Watt, relocating from Nashville to the Big Read more...

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Mission To Pluto by Mary Kay Carson

This insider’s peek into NASA has a little suspense, a lot of excitement, and shows what is possible with a lot of hard work and big dreams. The only question Read more...

Posted by on July 7, 2017

Swimming With Sharks by Heather Lang

Readers will get a cool peek into mid-century scuba technology as they dive with Genie to the ocean floor. Swimming with Sharks is an inspiring book about keeping an open Read more...

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

This richly textured biography shows more than how an artist came to be, but also how he works, creates, and embodies the beauty around us all.

Posted by on June 29, 2017

The Art of Tinkering by Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich

The Art of Tinkering is a comprehensive introduction to the practice and philosophy of making: create rather than consume, experiment fearlessly, and play with whatever you have on hand. It’s Read more...

Posted by on June 23, 2017

A History of Civilization in 50 Disasters by Gale Eaton

Whether you want to stock up on fun facts or get a head start on that history or social studies report, A History of Civilization in 50 Disasters could be Read more...

Posted by on June 2, 2017