Staff Picks For Kids

Star Wars Rogue One: Rebel Dossier By: Jason Fry Fans of all ages will enjoy this movie companion title with its great graphics, awesome format and excellent information. There are a few pages that have a darker blue text on them which made it a bit tough...

Duncan, the Story Dragon By: Amanda Driscoll   Have you ever been so excited about or by a story that your imagination just goes wild or better yet catches fire?   That is exactly what happened to Duncan the Dragon who loves to read.  He gets so excited about reading...

Little Excavator By: Anna Dewdney If you are a fan of the “Llama Llama” series by the late Anna Dewdney, you will love Little Excavator (this book is one of her final stories).  A small, but eager to work, excavator named Little E just wants to find...

The War that Saved My Life By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley "Don't you be talkin' to nobody!"Mam said. "Jamie's out there" I mumbled. "And why shouldn't her be?" Mam said.  "He ain't a cripple.  Not like you." So begins the story of Ada Smith, a young girl that lives in London...

Scholastic Year in Sports 2017 By: James Buckley Calling all sports fans! If you are looking for a great book that highlights all the wonderful athletic achievements from the previous year than this title is perfect for you. The 2017 edition features full-color action photography from around...

The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure By: Doreen Cronin The Chicken Squad is a book about four chick detectives: Sugar, Poppy, Sweetie, and Dirt. The chicks have a mystery to solve.  The squirrel, Tail, has seen something big and scary in the yard.  Tail has a hard...

LEAVE ME ALONE! By Vera Brosgol A Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate quest to finish her knitting. One day, a grandmother shouts, "LEAVE ME ALONE!" and...

The Warden's Daughter By: Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli Cammie O'Reilly, aka Cannonball or the Little Warden, lives with her father, the Warden, above the county jail.  While her best friend has discovered lipstick and American Bandstand, Cammie just wants to play baseball with the boys.  She spends...

The Hate U Give By: Angie Thomas 16-year old Starr Carter lives a complex life. At her suburban prep school, she is athletic, smart and popular. At home, her family struggles with relationships to gangs and drug dealers. She keeps her two lives separate until she is...

Favorite Bedtime Stories By Melissa Dragoo The very best part of my day, as a busy parent of two 7 year olds, is reading to my children at bedtime. We read many types of books, but I absolutely love sharing with them books that I read...

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