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

The Heaven of Animals by Nancy Tillman

In this picture book full of rhymes, animals prance around in their own little Heaven. In the book, the reader runs into all sorts of animals – dogs, cats, horses, Read more...

Posted by on April 8, 2021

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

If you like solving mysteries, this book is for you! Five unsuspecting students are given after-school detention because of a weird misunderstanding. During detention, the most horrible thing happens – Read more...

Posted by on March 11, 2021

The Good Egg

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

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Emoni’s life is a little different from most of her classmates. Her interests are different – her best friend is into graphic design, and Emoni creates magic when she’s cooking. Read more...

Posted by on November 19, 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

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

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

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez

Olga is the perfect Mexican daughter. Julia is not, and she's okay with that.

Posted by on August 27, 2020

Tweet Cute: A Novel by Emma Lord

A true modern-day romance! Pepper and Jack are two teenagers who go to the same school. Pepper is preoccupied with her college applications, swim team, homework, and helping with her Read more...

Posted by on May 21, 2020

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

“With enough time, you can get used to almost anything.” This book is a fictional story based on Ivan the Silverback, who lived out the end of his life in Read more...

Posted by on April 13, 2020

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark

This book begins with Grace Hopper as a young girl who breaks clocks simply to put them back together and find what makes them tick. With her parents’ support, she kept finding ways to make things work. She spent her childhood being curious about the way things worked, and learning as much as she could. After graduating from Vassar College and learning about physics and mathematics, she became a teacher Read more...

Posted by on March 4, 2020

Hats Are Not For Cats! by Jacqueline K. Rayner

A fancy dog with a strong sense of fashion etiquette teaches a cat a thing or two about hats. One thing he is very adamant about: hats are not for cats, at all! But then, the cat realizes something…hats are for cats! In fact, hats are for everyone. When the cat brings in turtles, bunnies, more cats, and more dogs to model hats of all shapes and sizes, the dog realizes Read more...

Posted by on February 6, 2020

Geekerella (Once Upon a Con #1) by Ashley Poston

"Look to the stars. Aim. Ignite." Nerd and fan-girl extraordinaire Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, her favorite science fiction world. Growing up in the shadow of her stepsisters and Read more...

Posted by on January 23, 2020

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles) by Marissa Meyer

If you like fairytale retellings, this book is the one for you! This Cinderella story set in a futuristic Earth with cyborgs and Lunar beings is the perfect start to Read more...

Posted by on January 2, 2020

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