Category Archives: New Children Books

If Winter Comes, Tell It I’m Not Here

by Simona Ciraolo

Nothing is better than summer, with its joys of swimming every day and eating ice cream.  One little boy’s older sister tells him he’d better make the most of it, because summer is going to end soon.  When winter comes, she assures him, it will be cold and dark, and the icy rain will turn to snow.

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Run, Mo, Run

by David A. Adler

Mo is the star of his school’s track-and-field meet in the sixth title of the popular series by David A. Adler. 

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Peacemaker

by Joseph Bruchac

A twelve-year-old Iroquois boy rethinks his calling after witnessing the arrival of a mystical figure with a message of peace in this historical novel based on the creation of the Iroquois Confederacy.

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Cloud Hopper

by Beth Kephart

When a girl in a homemade hot air balloon falls out of the sky, there are questions:  Who is this girl?, where exactly did she come from, why won’t she talk, and what has she risked to live in a country that does not seem to want her? 

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Night Walk to the Sea

by Deborah Wiles& Daniel Miyares

“I’m not afraid!” shouts Roger when he hears thunder outside…but he is afraid.  When the sotrm quiets, his aunt Rachel decides to take him on a walk to see the beauty of the natural world at night.  On the way, they discover many marvels.

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The Chicken Who Couldn’t

by Jan Thomas

It has not been a good day for Chicken.  He went to the fair with Farmer, but didn’t win even one ribbon.  And on the way home, the road is so bumpy that Farmer’s truck knocks Chicken right out!  He’s been left behind!  It’s the end for Chicken.  Surely, he can’t walk all the way home.  Or avoid the hungry fox along the way.  or maybe…he

 

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