Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for younger and juvenile readers added to our library collection…
Levi Strauss Gets A Bright Idea: A Fairly Fabricated Story Of A Pair Of Pants by Tony Johnston and illustrated by Stacy Innerst
Titus’ Troublesome Tooth by Linda Jennings and illustrated by Gwyneth Williamson
Furious George Goes Bananas: A Primate Parody by Michael Rex
Looking Like Me by Walter Dean Myers and illustrated by Christopher Myers
A celebration in poetry, a praise of who we all are as individuals, and a great book for any child who might need even the slightest little boost to their self esteem. Check out this interview with Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers.
Cupid And Psyche by M. Charlotte Craft and illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
Over The Green Hills by Rachel Isadora
I Will Come Back For You: A Family In Hiding During World War II by Marisabina Russo
You don’t see a lot of books about the experiences of the Jews during World War II aimed towards a juvenile reading audience, but this book is a welcome addition. It works both as a nice, and age appropriate introduction to that part of history for the younger reader as well as being a nice book for the Hanukkah season. The book is based on stories from the author’s family and you can find the book’s trailer here.
Better Than You by Trudy Ludwig and illustrated by Adam Gustavson
Mr. Putter & Tabby Catch The Cold by Cynthia Rylant
Dad, Jackie, And Me by Myron Uhlberg and illustrated by Colin Bootman
The Trumpeter Of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan
A Mango-Spaced Shape by Wendy Mass
Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy Like My Sister Kate: Looking At The Harlem Renaissance Through Poems by Nikki Giovanni
The Mammoth Academy by Neal Layton
The Mammoth Academy In Trouble! by Neal Layton
Over The Edge: A Mystery In Grand Canyon National Park by Gloria Skurzynski and Alane Ferguson
Abigail Iris: The Pet Project by Lisa Glatt and Suzanne Greenberg and illustrated by Joy Allen
Almost To Freedom by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and illustrated by Colin Bootman
A touching story of a girl’s journey on the Underground Railroad and her doll who comes with her as they attempt to make their way to freedom. The art is beautiful and the historical setting of the story is very endearing, conveyed nicely in use of the character’s dialects and spirituals referred to. The book is a Coretta Scott King Honor book and was adapted into a play. You can find an interview with Vaunda Micheaux Nelson here and here.
If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking The Secrets of Stonehenge by Marc Aronson
Name That Style: All About Isms In Art by Bob Raczka
A nice introduction of different art styles for kids, tweens, and maybe even adults. The book features full color reproductions of famous works of art as well as histories of their creators, styles, and eras. Very highly recommended.
Life Of A Slave On A Southern Plantation by Stephen Currie
My Friend Has Down Syndrome by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos and illustrated by Marta Fabrega
Venturing The Deep Sea by Laurie Lindop
Babies Don’t Eat Pizza: A Big Kids’ Book About Baby Brothers And Baby Sisters by Dianne Danzig and illustrated by Debbie Tilley
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Please note that books could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk and we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.
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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:
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