Children’s Services Blog

Zamboni Tales By: Connie Boomer I was talking with a friend of mine a while back about doing something we had always wanted to do.  Some might say they wished to go on a safari, or maybe jump from an airplane.  But not my friend, oh...

Start a Family Book Club in 2018 By: Lisa Glesil, Fishers Youth Services Librarian We've all heard of book clubs.  There are adult book clubs that meet at public libraries.  There are adult book clubs that meet at coffee houses or people's homes.  There are also children's book...

Staff Best Reads of 2017 As 2017 comes to an end, we've decided to share a list of our staff's favorite books they've read this year. Happy Holidays and happy reading!            Youth Services Staff Favorites: My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh The Pants Project by Cat Clarke The War That Saved My...

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...

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