Category Archives: New Children Books

Red, White, and Whole

by Rajani LaRocca

A heartbreakingly hopeful novel in verse about an Indian American girl whose life is turned upside down when her mother is diagnosed with leukemia. 

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Find Fergus

by Mike Boldt

Follow huge, lovable Fergus and see all the silly ways in which he is TERRIBLE at playing hide-and-seek–such as hiding behind a VERY tiny tree (“Found you, Fergus! That was too easy!”)  or hiding in a giant crowd of bunnies and squirrels (“Try bears, Fergus.  Bears!”)

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Wolfboy

by Andy Harkness

He’s drooly and growly and fussy!  As he stomps through the forest looking for rabbits, he grows hungrier and growlier by the minute!  What will happen if Wolfboy can’t find those rabbits?  And what will happen if he does?  

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Marsha is Magnetic

by Beth Ferry:

Marsha is a scientist who has never met a problem she couldn’t solve.  But when it comes to making friends to invite to her birthday party, she is stumped. 

Luckily, Marsha knows the solution to being stumped: the scientific method. 

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Max & The Midknights

by Lincoln Peirce

Max didn’t expect knight school to be so tough.  Luckily, she has her best friends-the Midknights-at her side.  But when Byjovia is under attack, the Midknights will have to face beastly creatures, powerful spells, and their greatest foe yet–themselves. 

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The Purple Puffy Coat

by Maribeth Boelts

Beetle gives Stick Bug an attention-grabbing coat for his birthday–but is that what Stick Bug really wants?  A delightful story about friends learning to understand each other. 

 

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Moose, Goose, and Mouse

by Mordicai Gerstein

“Help!” yelled Mouse.      “It’s no use!” said Goose.      “This is fun,” said Moose,

“Riding in a loose caboose,”

Then…BONK!… the train hits a tree near the sea, where they find the sunny, funny house of their dreams. 

 

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