Category Archives: New Children Books

Stop That Yawn

 by Caron Lewis

Gabby Wild has had enough of bedtime.  So instead of tucking in, she jets out–with poor Granny in tow–to a place where beds are for bouncing, hushes are shushed, and it’s never too late for ice cream.  But sometimes, even when you grit your teeth and seal your lips, it’s impossible to stop that…YAWN!

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Noodleheads Find Something Fishy

 by Tedd Arnold

Mac and Mac deduce that since fish live in schools, they must be smart.  The fish in this funny story are smart enough to outwit Mac and Mac!  Twin brothers Mac and Mac are noodleheads–nothing upstairs!– but kids can use their own noodles to see where the brothers’ ideas go wrong.

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Little Red Rodent Hood

 by Ursula Vernon

Why would a pack of weasel-wolf monsters come to Princess Harriet for help?  There’s something spooky going on in the forest where they live, and it all centers around a mysterious hamster in a red cape.

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Soof

 by Sarah Weeks

All her life, Aurora has heard stories about Heidi and all the good luck she brought Aurora’s family.  Aurora, though, doesn’t fell very lucky.  The kids at school think she’s weird.  And she’s starting to think her mom thinks she’s weird too.  Especially compared to Heidi.

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Squirm

 by Carl Hiaasen

Billy’s summer activites include flying across the country, hiking a mountain, dodging a grizzly bear, shooting down a spy drone, saving an endangered panther…and then trying to save his dad.

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How We Got to Now

 by Steven Johnson

Did you drink a glass of water today?  Did you turn on a light?  Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it?  Of course not..but you should, and New York times bestselling author Steven Johnson has.

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Bigfoot Files

 by Lindsay Eager

When skeptic Miranda joins her flighty cryptozoologist mom on a hunt to track Bigfoot, she has one goal:  use science to prove that the mythical creature doesn’t exist.

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Mistletoe Murder

 by Robin Stevens

Daisy and Hazel are spending the holidays in Cambridge, England.  But danger lurks in the dark stairwells of ancient Maudin College and two days before Christmas, there is a terrible accident–or is it a murder?

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The Rough Patch

 by Brian Lies

A breathtakingly beautiful and luminescent book about loss and grief, love and hope, and the healing power of friendship and nature.

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