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New Books: For Children

This is not that kind of book

This is not that kind of book Christopher Healy

Publisher's description: This is a book that answers all the kids who have ever posed the question What kind of book is it? This clever alphabet book... Wait, that's not right. This original fairy tale... Nope. Mystery? Joke book? Superhero story? Pirate adventure? This delightful ...

Little Frida

Little Frida Anthony Browne

Publisher's description: Young Frida Kahlo's imaginary friend comes to life in a touching story by Anthony Browne enhanced by exquisite surreal illustrations. (2019-10-08)


Orchestra Avalon Nuovo

Publisher's description: A beautifully illustrated guide that provides an introduction to the orchestra. (2019-11-05)

The dragon warrior

The dragon warrior Katie Zhao

Publisher's description: Inspired by Chinese mythology, this high-action middle-grade fantasy follows an outcast as she embarks on a quest to prove herself--perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the End of Time and The Serpent's Secret. As a member of the Jade Society, twelve-year-old Faryn ...

Explanatorium of science

Explanatorium of science

Publisher's description: Color illustrations and easy-to-understand text explains how chemistry, physics, and biology work. (2019-10-15)

Gretas story

Gretas story Valentina Camerini

Publisher's description: This is her story, but also that of many other girls and boys around the world willing to fight against the indifference of the powerful for a better future. (2019-08-01)

The dog who lost his bark

The dog who lost his bark Eoin Colfer

Publisher's description: A lonely boy and a mistreated, voiceless dog find companionship and healing together. (2019-09-10)


Suffragette David Roberts

Publisher's description: The year 2018 marks a century since the first women won the vote in the United Kingdom, and this book tells the story of their fight. This is a tale of astounding bravery, ingenuity and strength. (2019-10-08)

All the impossible things

All the impossible things Lindsay Lackey

Publisher's description: "Wise and wondrous, this is truly a novel to cherish.” —Katherine Applegate, New York Times–bestselling author of Wishtree An Indies Introduce Selection Red’s inexplicable power over the wind comes from her mother. (2019-09-03)

The someone new

The someone new Jill Twiss

Publisher's description: From Jill Twiss and EG Keller, the author and illustrator team behind the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, comes The Someone New, a fresh and timely story about how it ...


Rhinoceroses Penelope Nelson

Publisher's description: In Rhinoceroses, beginning readers will follow rhinoceroses as they care for young and charge at danger. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn how rhinoceroses survive in the wild. (2019-06-15)