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.

  • The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli
  • Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King
  • Stick Dog Chases a Pizza by Tom Watson Stick Dog Chases a Pizza by Tom Watson
  • Saved by the Boats by Julie Gassman Saved by the Boats by Julie Gassman
  • Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Board Books:

Love is a Truck by Amy Noveski

Early Readers:

Ballet Cat: What’s Your Favorite Favorite? By Bob Shea
Mac and Cheese by Sarah Weeks

Picture Books:

Antoinette by Kelly Dipucchio
Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer
Egg by Kevin Henkes
Horrible Bear by Ame Dyckman
I Dissent by Debbie Levy
The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling by Timothy Basil Ering

Juvenile Fiction:

Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King
Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan
The Warden’s Daughter by Jerry Spinelli
Stick Dog Chases a Pizza by Tom Watson

Graphic Novels:

The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson
Explorer by Kazu Kibuishi

Non-Fiction:

Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown
Saved by the Boats by Julie Gassman

Young Adult:

#Famous by Jilly Gagnon
In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney
A List of Cages by Robin Roe
Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell
Roseblood by A.G. Howard
The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt
We are Okay by Nina Lacour
Undefeated by Steve Sheinkin
City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson
Hidden Figures Young Reader’s Edition by Margot Lee Shetterly

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.