Beginning Chapter (Gr 2-3)
Megabat is a charming page turner about a boy who moves to a new town and a new house that just might be haunted…. Or is it? Daniel Misumi finds Read more...
Posted by Sarah A. on April 6, 2023
YTS Staff Picks 2021 – Our Favorite Books of the year
Check out some of our Youth & Teen Services staff favorites, all published in 2021. These books represent a wide variety of formats and intended audiences. We hope you will Read more...
Posted by Kristi M. on November 22, 2021
Disability & Neurodiversity: A Reading List for Grade School
We hope these selections serve to educate, entertain, amplify disabled voices, and encourage a dialogue on topics of disability and neurodiversity.
Posted by Book Rex on December 21, 2020
Voting and Elections: A Reading List for Children and Families
We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue on topics of voting in the US, from ongoing fights for equal voting rights and fair elections to the Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on October 5, 2020
Incredible Creatures: Bats, Opossums, and Sugar Gliders Book List
Learn about bats, opossums, and sugar gliders in this informative book list. Check out some of these other resources available with your library card. Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats by Ann Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on July 27, 2020
Ghoulia longs for a real friend. Not that her trusted greyhound Tragedy isn’t doing a good enough job at it, but she wishes she could find friends she can just Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on April 10, 2020
Wild Honey from the Moon
Mother Shrew has a very sick little boy. She will do anything in her power to make him well. The only cure for his illness, according to her handy book Read more...
March of the Mini Beasts
The DATA Set is a group of three Latino second graders known for their interest in science and engineering. This first book in the series finds the friends going house Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on December 5, 2019
The Un-Friendship Bracelet (Craftily Ever After)
This first in the Craftily Ever After series introduces two best friends, Maddie and Emily, who love to create together. When new girl Bella joins their classroom, Maddie begins a Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on September 18, 2018
Beep and Bob: Too Much Space
After failing to fail his entrance exam, Bob has started school at Astro Elementary, the only school located in the orbit of an outer planet, but there’s just one problem: Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on August 6, 2018
Peachy and Keen: A School Tail
This 96 page series opener about friendship and overcoming challenges boasts eight pun-filled chapters and a varied cast of animals, both real and mythical.
Posted by Book Rex on April 20, 2018
Mrs. Dole is Out of Control
A.J. is graduating second grade and he can’t wait for summer; he just has to get through graduation first. However, the son of the new PTA president (Mrs. Dole) is Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on April 13, 2018
Wallace and Grace Take the Case
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 Book Rex on December 7, 2017
The Bad Guys
Mr. Wolf is tired of being a bad guy. With the help of his friends Mr. Snake, Mr. Shark, and Mr. Piranha, Mr. Wolf has come up with a plan Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on November 4, 2017
Rise of the Earth Dragon
Rise of the Earth Dragon has a fast-paced plot with plenty of adventure to keep a newly independent reader interested.
Posted by Adrian L. on May 25, 2017