Category Archives: New Children Books

Faraway Things

by Dave Eggers

From a bestselling author comes an adventure tale about a boy and his sword, and how giving away something precious leads to an even more important discovery.

 

 

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Erik Is Everything

by Christina USS

Nine-year -old Erik Sheepflattener’s life motto is Avoid Stuff, despite his family’s attempts to bring out his inner Viking.  Can a worrier really become a warrior?

 

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Pony

by R. J. Polacio

From the #1 NY Times bestselling author of Wonder comes a new American classic about a boy on a quest to find his father, guided by a ghost and a mysterious pony. 

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The Robber Girl

by Franny Billingsly

Part literary mystery, part magical tour de force–a novel of fierce beauty, lyricism, and originality from a National Book Award Finalist. 

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The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

by Helen Rutter:

Billy Plimpton has a big dream: to become a famous comedian when he grows up.  He already knows a lot of jokes, but thinks he has one big problem standing in his way: his stutter. 

At first, Billy thinks the best way to deal with this is to…never say a word.  But soon he finds out this is NOT the best way to deal with things.  As Billy makes his way toward the spotlight, a lot of funny things happen to him.  In the end, the whole school will know–if you think you can hold Billy Plimpton back, be warned: the joke will soon be on you! 

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One Kid’s Trash

by Jamie Sumner:

From the acclaimed author of Roll with It and Tune It Out comes a funny and moving middle grade novel about a boy who uses his unusual talent for decoding people’s trash to try to fit in at his new school. 

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Little Ghoul Goes To School

by Jeff Czeka:

Little Ghoul is nervous about her first day of school.  Her mom assures her that it will be great:  The teachers will be scary.  The lunch will be revolting! and the other classmates will be spine-tingling and creepy.  

But what if Little Ghoul’s greatest fears come true–and everyone is nice? 

 

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Dakota Crumb

by Jamie Michalak:

In a clever take on the “night at the museum” theme, a little mouse with a genius for collecting,  leads picture book readers on a thrilling nocturnal adventure. 

 

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