A Magic Spark by Jessica Young

This first book in the Fairylight Friends series from Scholastic Books is aimed at helping beginning readers develop skill, confidence, and joy in reading. The plot follows three best friends Read more...

Posted by on May 13, 2021

Primer by Jennifer Muro

Ashley Rayburn feels different. What are you supposed to do with a boatload of creativity and nowhere to put it? With her birth father in prison and her frequent moves Read more...

Posted by on March 25, 2021

Best of 2020: A Reading List for Teens

Some of the best YA books that were published in the year 2020. The featured titles were chosen from Librarians’ favorites and pulled from different best of lists. Cemetery Boys by Read more...

Posted by on January 7, 2021

Picture Books Featuring the Alphabet

Whether you are looking for a fun new books to share together or want to enrich your reader's homeschool curriculum, choosing  a book that features a letter in the alphabet Read more...

Posted by on December 30, 2020

Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

“My life was an unending, unchanging midnight.” In this Twilight retelling, readers finally get a glimpse into Edward Cullen’s mind. Along with the original story told through Bella Swan’s point Read more...

Posted by on October 29, 2020

Snapdragon by Kat Leyh

Snapdragon enters the house of the town witch to save her dog Good Boy. Only the witch didn’t hurt Snap’s dog, she helped him after he got hit by car. Read more...

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Monarch Festival: Resource Guide

Use this resource guide as a starting out point to learn more about monarchs, butterflies, and pollinators. Watch a WPL librarian talk about some of these resources here. And ask Read more...

Posted by on September 12, 2020

Monarch Festival: A Reading List for Children and Families

Excited about our annual Monarch Festival? Check out these wonderful books. Learn more about the Monarch Butterfly, it’s amazing life cycle, and the insect’s migration from the United States to Read more...

Posted by on September 11, 2020

Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz

What if Bruce Wayne made his way back to Gotham a little sooner than everyone thought? What if he and the Joker were actually school mates? Maybe even friends?  Long Read more...

Posted by on September 3, 2020

Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris

A curious bear embarks on a fast-moving adventure when he steps onto a log leaning over a river. Along the way he meets a diverse cast of friends, all with Read more...

Posted by on August 20, 2020

Furyborn by Claire Legrand

The prophecy reads: Two queens will rise, one of blood and one of light. The Sun Queen will possess the power to save the world and the Blood Queen will Read more...

Posted by on August 6, 2020

These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

Hannah, an Elemental Witch living in modern-day Salem, is worried when dark magic starts to make its appearance in her town. As she senses this is from a revenge-fueled Blood Read more...

Posted by on June 25, 2020

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

In a fantastical city where witches are burned at the stake – Lou finds herself living on the streets, suppressing her powers, and doing everything she can to stay away Read more...

Posted by on May 12, 2020

Here We Go Digging for Dinosaur Bones by Susan Lendroth

This fun and interactive picture book depicts a fossil dig by four young paleontologists of varying gender and race. From beginning to search for bones, all the way to piecing Read more...

Posted by on April 22, 2020

Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker

A train moves steadily through the night heading for a station. Once it arrives a fantastical crew of animals load each car with freight. This train is more than just Read more...

Posted by on April 16, 2020

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