Staff Picks For Kids

The Scariest Book Ever By: Bob Shea “The Scariest Book Ever” by Bob Shea is a delightful and funny read told from the perspective of a friendly ghost who seeks the help of the reader to progress the story.  The illustrations easily catch the reader’s attention and seem...

WellieWishers: Ashlyn's Unsurprise Party By: Valerie Tripp This is an early chapter book from American Girl. The WellieWishers are a group of fun loving girls who each have the same big, bright wish: to be a good friend.  They wear colorful boots known as Wellies. Welliewisher Ashlyn is...

Charlie & Mouse By: Lauren Snyder; illustrated by Emily Hughes Mouse poked one of the lumps. "Are you awake?'  "No," said the lump. "We are sleeping."  "How can you be sleeping?" asked Mouse. "You are talking." "I am mom," said the lump. "I can do what I want." This beginner chapter...

Fish Girl By: David Wiesenthal & Donna Jo Napoli Neptune, God of the seas and storms, now lives on land and has opened "Ocean Wonders," an aquarium with amazing underwater creatures. Among those creatures is Fish Girl, the last mermaid of her kind. Neptune hides Fish Girl...

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...

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