Book Recommendations

New Books

The following are books that are soon to be released and are certain to be popular. To place a hold, just click on the title and then on “Request/Hold” and have your Library card handy.

  • Rabbit and Robot and Ribbit by CeCe Bell Rabbit and Robot and Ribbit by CeCe Bell
  • A Chicken Followed Me Home! by Robin Page A Chicken Followed Me Home! by Robin Page
  • Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood
  • Electricity at Work by Rebecca Felix Electricity at Work by Rebecca Felix
  • Hippopotamister by John X Green Hippopotamister by John X Green
  • The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other) by Geoff Rodkey The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other) by Geoff Rodkey
  • Animation Lab for Kids by Laura Bellmont Animation Lab for Kids by Laura Bellmont

Parenting:

The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost by Donna Freitas
The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns by Elizabeth Pantley

Picture Books:

Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root
Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro
Caterpillar Dreams by Clive McFarland
Charlotte and the Rock by Stephen Martin
Delivery by Aaron Meshon
Polar Animals by Laaren Brown

Juvenile Fiction:

Armstrong & Charlie by Steven Frank
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
In Darkling Wood by Emma Carroll
The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue
Otherwise Known as Possum by Maria Laso
See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng
A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay
Baseball Genius by Tim Green

Graphic Novels:

Hilo 3 by Judd Winick
Fort Solitude by Derek Fridolfs

Non-Fiction:

Beastly Tales by Malcolm Yorke
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids by Teresa Power
Grand Canyon by Jason Chin
One Proud Penny by Randy Siegel
Things that Grow by Libby Walden

Young Adult:

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
A Dog in the Cave by Kay Frydenborg
Get it Together, Delilah! By Erin Gough
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz
A Psalm for Lost Girls by Katie Bayerl
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
The Upside of Unrequired by Becky Albertalli
Well, That Was Awkward by Rachel Vail

You can find these great new titles and so many more in our catalog here.

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Staff Picks 2017

Ms. Jessica –

Kid’s Lit: Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet

 

 

 

YA Lit: Merrow by Ananda Braxton-Smith

 

 

 

 

Ms. Heather –

Kid’s Lit: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

 

 

 

 

YA Lit: Pay It Forward: Young Reader’s Edition by Catherine Ryan Hyde

 

 

 

 

Kids’ Picks:

Kids!  This is your space to send in your reviews of books that you have read.  Did you love the book?  Who was your favorite character?  Did you have a special connection to this book?  Don’t forget to include the Title and the Author.  It will be so much fun for everyone to share books in this space.