to Teen Best
by Tad Hills
Ages 2 to 5
the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture
books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes
a Story, is back in a sturdy big board book for new readers.
Preschoolers watch the little yellow bird teach Rocket simple
words, like n-e-s-t and m-u-d. And beginning readers will
love practicing their new literacy skills alongside another
brand-new reader-Rocket! The larger size of this edition makes
it perfect for sharing during storytime or lap time.
Day the Crayons Quit
by Daywalt, Drew and Jeffers, Oliver
Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons,
he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons
have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing
second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for
more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring
all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer
speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun.
can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get
them back to doing what they do best?
Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
by O'Hara, Mo
Ages 6 to 8
After Tom rescued Frankie the goldfish from his big brother
Mark's toxic science experiment by zapping him back to life
with a battery, Frankie somehow became a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH
with dangerous hypnotic powers. Fortunately, Frankie has appointed
himself Tom's bodyguard, and together, with a little help from
their friends, they thwart Mark's Evil Scientist plans.
by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Ages 10 and Up
Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and
diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to
count by 7s. It has never been easy for her to connect with
anyone other than her adoptive parents, but that hasn't kept
her from leading a quietly happy life . . . until now.
Kids' Indie Next List Top Ten Book #4
Best Books of Autumn 2013 B.E.A
Buzz Book Award 2013
Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee 2014-2015 Master List
School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
New York Times bestseller
Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Catherynne M Valente
13 and up (tween)
longed to return to Fairyland after her first adventure there.
And when she finally does, she learns that its inhabitants
have been losing their shadows—and their magic—to
the world of Fairyland Below. This underworld has a new ruler:
Halloween, the Hollow Queen, who is September’s shadow.
And Halloween does not want to give Fairyland’s shadows
by Tom McNeal
Teen / Young Adult
Book Award Finalist
contemporary fairy tale in the tradition of Neil Gaiman.
Johnson Johnson hears voices. Or, specifically, one voice:
the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of The Brothers Grimm.
Jacob watches over Jeremy, protecting him from an unknown
dark evil whispered about in the space between this world
and the next.
can't protect Jeremy from everything. When coltish, copper-haired
Ginger Boultinghouse takes a bite of a cake so delicious it’s
rumored to be bewitched, she falls in love with the first
person she sees: Jeremy. In any other place, this would be
a turn for the better for Jeremy, but not in Never Better,
where the Finder of Occasions—whose identity and evil
intentions nobody knows—is watching and waiting, waiting
and watching. . . And as anyone familiar with the Brothers
Grimm know, not all fairy tales have happy endings.
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