Category Archives: New Children Books

Negative Cat

by Sophie Blackall

A winning tale about Max, a feline whose behavior doesn’t win any raves, except from the boy who believes in him and finds a way to turn a negative into a positive. 

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Bathe The Cat

by Alice B. McGinty

Bathe the floor? Sweep the dishes? This riotous romp of a picture book follows a frantic family as they try to get some chores done–with no help from the family cat, who keeps scrambling the list of chores with hilarious effects.

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Off-Limits

by Helen Yoon

For every child who has ever felt that grown-ups have all the fun, here is a vicarious chance to slip behind the office door–and play with all the tempting things that are off-limits.

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Long Road to the Circus

by Betsy Bird

Twelve-year-old Suzy Bowles is tired of summers filled with chores on her family farm in Burr Oak, Micigan, and desperate to see the world.  When her wayward uncle moves back home to the farm, only to skip his chores every morning for mysterious reasons, Suzy decides to find out what he’s up to once and for all.  and that’s when she meets legendary former circus queen Madame Marantette and her ostriches. 

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Black Hole Chasers

by Anna Crowley Redding

Award-winning investigative journalist Anna Crowley Redding presents the riveting true story of one of the most inspiring scientific breakthroughs of our lifetime–the Event Horizon Telescope team’s reveal of the first image of a super massive black hole. 

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Pax Journey Home

by John Klassen

This sequel to the #1 NY Times bestselling novel Pax is another powerful and timeless tale of a boy, a fox, and the unshakable bonds of found family.

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Once Upon a Camel

by Kathi Appelt

Zada is a camel with a treasure trove of stories to tell.  But those stories were from before.  Now, Zada wanders the desert as the last camel in Texas.  But she’s not alone.  Two tiny Kestral chicks are nestled in the fluff of fur between her ears–Kee-Killy–Keeing for their missing parents–and a dust storm the size of a mountain is taking Zada on one more grand adventure. 

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Ivy Lost and Found

by Cynthia Lord

A lonely doll helps a child adjust to a blended family in the first of a charming series about library toys and the children who borrow them.

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Kraken Me Up

by Jeffrey Ebbler

Izzie can’t wait to debut her pet at the county fair.  While the other children have brought pigs or chickens, Izzie brought a …Kraken!  Even though everyone thinks Kraken is big and frightening, he is not.  He’s like Izzie, sweet and shy.

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