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

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 Pisces by Melissa Broder

The love story of Lucy and Theo is unconventional, to say the least, and full of highly-detailed intimacy, but feels oddly refreshing, if not dark.

Posted by on March 13, 2019

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

“Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful” examines the definition of ‘human’ and how technological advancements in our world can change it.

Posted by on March 11, 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

First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great by Agata Nowicka, Rich Wallace, and Sandra Neil Wallace

For over a century, immigrants and refugees from around the world have made important contributions to the United States in areas such as politics, sports, entertainment, art, and science. From Read more...

Posted by on February 7, 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

5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior by Alexis Siegel, Boya Sun, and Mark Siegel

The five worlds are dying. Mon Domani and its five moons (Toki, Salassandra, Moon Yatta, and Grimbo (E)) are overheating, causing a massive drought that is affecting the lives of Read more...

Posted by on January 10, 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

Mac B., Kid Spy: Mac Undercover by Mac Barnett

Mac B. may be a kid, but he’s also the Queen of England’s newest secret agent. This wacky, almost-autobiographical adventure follows young, international best-selling author Mac Barnett on his search Read more...

Posted by on November 25, 2018

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Think Ocean’s Eleven, if the Ocean’s Eleven crew contained six teenage misfits living in medieval, high-fantasy Amsterdam. Presented with the opportunity of a lifetime (read: more money than he could’ve Read more...

Posted by on November 20, 2018

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand

Victoria Wright's best friend Lawrence has disappeared and no one is talking about it. Victoria must decide to keep up with her perfect routine or start investigating. With more children Read more...

Posted by on November 7, 2018

Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen

Nettie Lonesome has had a hard childhood. She was found abandoned in the desert by Mam and Pap, the two residents of Gloomy Bluebird that took her in. She is Read more...

Posted by on November 6, 2018

NPCs by Drew Hayes by Drew Hayes

While playing video games or role playing games, how much thought have you put toward the NPCs, non-player characters? Drew Hayes addresses this group of individuals in this series called Read more...

Posted by on October 23, 2018

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