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Kids' Corner

New Books: For Children

A kiss for Akaraka

A kiss for Akaraka Richard Jackson

Publisher's description: With gorgeous pictures by E. B. Goodale, the illustrator of the acclaimed Windows, this book about family, fatherhood, friendship, and imagination is perfect for story time and bedtime sharing all year round. (2018-09-25)

The backward season

The backward season Lauren Myracle

Publisher's description: If it fails? All will be lost . . . including Ava herself. Thrilling, inspiring, and brimming with wonder, The Backward Season is beloved and bestselling author Lauren Myracle’s final book in the Wishing Day series. (2018-04-03)

The life of Selena La vida de Selena

The life of Selena La vida de Selena Patty Rodrguez

Publisher's description: Introduces the life and accomplishments of the Mexican American singer Selena in English and Spanish, along with a brief biography in English. (2018-03-06)

Weird but true 10

Weird but true 10

Publisher's description: Did you know that ears are self-cleaning, or that itching is contagious? It's all totally weird ... but true! The world can be a pretty wacky place! Kids will have a blast exploring just HOW wacky in the 10th book in the wildly ...

The secret kingdom

The secret kingdom Barb Rosenstock

Publisher's description: The incredible story of the world's largest visionary environment: the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, kept secret by outsider artist Nek Chand for fifteen years. (2018-11-20)

The steeplechase secret

The steeplechase secret Jeanette Lane

Publisher's description: The first in a series of original snovel based on the popular Netflix series about Zoe's horseback riding adventures at Bright Field Stables. (2018-08-28)

Solar system

Solar system Rosemary Mosco

Publisher's description: Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!In this volume, go where no kid has gone before! (2018-09-18)

Baby see baby do

Baby see baby do Robie Rogge

Publisher's description: Baby smiles. Baby waves. It's your turn, now you do it, too! Whether silly or sleepy, playful or pouty, the expressive babies featured in this first board book of emotions are sure to enthrall curious youngsters. (2018-08-07)