The Witch’s Wings And Other Terrifying Tales by Tehlor Kay Mejia

Alicia wants to become the newest member of the Midnight Society, a group of kids who share scary tales around the campfire.  Most are not welcoming her with open arms.  Read more...

Posted by on February 15, 2024

Crane Jane by Andrea Zimmerman, Illustrated by Dan Yaccarino by Andrea Zimmerman

Calling all young truck and transportation fans! Author Andrea Zimmerman and illustrator Dan Yaccarino do it again with this vibrant new picture book. Crane Jane is a tough crane operator Read more...

Posted by on February 8, 2024

Burn It Down: Power, Complicity, and a Call For Change in Hollywood by Maureen Ryan

Have you ever worked somewhere so toxic or had a boss that was so awful that you dreaded work and felt driven away, even if it was a career that Read more...

Posted by on February 1, 2024

A Duck in a Sock: Four Phonics Stories by Elspeth Rae

This collection of four decodable stories is specially designed to help new readers aged 6 – 8 years overcome language-based learning difficulties. This first book in the Meg and Greg Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2024

Faith Based Reads for Children & Families

Explore a diverse selection of thought-provoking picture books that delve into matters of faith and spirituality. Wherever You Are by Glenys Nellist  In simple, rhyming text, encourages children to notice God Read more...

Posted by on January 12, 2024

The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by S.A. Chakraborty

The Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi is the first book in a new trilogy by Shannon Chakraborty. It’s a tale of the high seas featuring pirates and sorcerers, ancient mysteries, magical Read more...

Posted by on January 1, 2024

The Night House by Jo Nesbø

Prolific in crime novels, The Night House marks Nesbø’s foray into horror and it does not disappoint.

Posted by on December 1, 2023

The Book of Witches by Jonathan Strahan

The Book of Witches, edited by Jonathan Strahan, is an anthology of stories focused on, as you have probably guessed, witches. Witches have long been a popular topic for novels Read more...

Posted by on November 1, 2023

Mad Honey by Jennifer Finney Boylan and Jodi Picoult

This is one of those stories that stays with you long after you finish reading the book.

Posted by on October 1, 2023

Who’s Raising the Kids?: Big Tech, Big Business, and the Lives of Children by Susan Linn

Kids are having fewer and fewer experiences that are unmediated by corporations. Big business and big tech are training kids (and perhaps us all) to believe we need endless products Read more...

Posted by on September 28, 2023

Dark Sky Initiative

DarkSky International’s mission is to restore the nighttime environment and protect communities and wildlife from light pollution. The movement is designed to bring together individuals, organizations, and policymakers to work Read more...

Posted by on September 27, 2023

Monsters, Murder, & Mystery

From monsters to ghosts, spine chilling to thrilling, for all things creepy and gory check out this list of young adult horror books that will leave you on the edge Read more...

Posted by on September 21, 2023

Recommended Read Alouds

Discover a captivating collection of read-aloud picture books for young readers. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt You’ve played the game. Now read the legend of how Read more...

Posted by on September 14, 2023

The Area 51 Files by Julie Buxbaum

12-year-old orphan Sky Patel-Baum has lived with her grandmother as far back as she can remember. When her grandmother moves to a retirement home, Sky and her pet hedgehog Spike Read more...

Posted by on September 7, 2023

Long Distance by Whitney Gardner

Vega has begrudgingly moved to a new city and she needs to make friends.  Her parents are sure that summer camp is the solution.  Vega disagrees.  This camp also seems Read more...

Posted by on September 1, 2023

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