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

Lost in the Library: a Story of Patience & Fortitude by Josh Funk

Fortitude and Patience are the stone lions sitting outside the New York City Public Library, silently watching and guarding the building. They come to life every night to talk to Read more...

Posted by on April 15, 2021

Teen Romance Reads

Discover new titles and old favorites from this list of YA fiction romances. Geekerella by Ashley Poston Geek girl Ellie hopes to go to ExcelsiCon Cosplay to meet the actor Read more...

Posted by on February 25, 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

Disability & Neurodiversity: A Reading List for Children and Families

We hope these selections serve to educate, entertain, amplify disabled voices, and encourage a dialogue on topics of disability and neurodiversity.

Posted by on December 21, 2020

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 on December 21, 2020

The Good Egg by

This Good Egg spends his entire time being the only good egg in his little dozen. The stress of keeping everyone in line is so much for him that his Read more...

Posted by on December 17, 2020

One Community, Many Voices: A Reading List for Children & Families

This list is a great way to start your Westmont Reads experience. WPL librarians have selected titles for all ages by authors from a wide range of communities, backgrounds, experiences, Read more...

Posted by on December 13, 2020

Teen Winter Romances

A list of romantic books for teens that take place over the holiday season. My True Love Gave to Me edited by Stephanie Perkins If you love holiday stories, holiday Read more...

Posted by on December 11, 2020

Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan

Veronica Clarke is a model student getting ready to head to an Ivy League school. Her parents are proud of her, her best friends depend on her, and her perfect Read more...

Posted by on November 12, 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

The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland

If you have ever wanted to be a dragon, this series is for you! Different dragon clans of Pyrrhia have been at war for centuries with no end in sight. Read more...

Posted by on October 15, 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

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Stereotypes and expectations can be difficult, especially when they come from your peers. New Kid by Jerry Craft tells the story of 12 year old Jordan Banks as he embarks Read more...

Posted by on July 30, 2020

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