By: Connie Boomer
I was talking with a friend of mine a while back about doing something we had always wanted to do. Some might say they wished to go on a safari, or maybe jump from an airplane. But not my friend, oh...
The Scariest Book Ever
By: Bob Shea
“The Scariest Book Ever” by Bob Shea is a delightful and funny read told from the perspective of a friendly ghost who seeks the help of the reader to progress the story. The illustrations easily catch the reader’s attention and seem...
WellieWishers: Ashlyn's Unsurprise Party
By: Valerie Tripp
This is an early chapter book from American Girl. The WellieWishers are a group of fun loving girls who each have the same big, bright wish: to be a good friend. They wear colorful boots known as Wellies. Welliewisher Ashlyn is...
Charlie & Mouse
By: Lauren Snyder; illustrated by Emily Hughes
Mouse poked one of the lumps. "Are you awake?'
"No," said the lump. "We are sleeping."
"How can you be sleeping?" asked Mouse. "You are talking."
"I am mom," said the lump. "I can do what I want."
This beginner chapter...
By: David Wiesenthal & Donna Jo Napoli
Neptune, God of the seas and storms, now lives on land and has opened "Ocean Wonders," an aquarium with amazing underwater creatures. Among those creatures is Fish Girl, the last mermaid of her kind. Neptune hides Fish Girl...
Duncan, the Story Dragon
By: Amanda Driscoll
Have you ever been so excited about or by a story that your imagination just goes wild or better yet catches fire? That is exactly what happened to Duncan the Dragon who loves to read. He gets so excited about reading...
By: Anna Dewdney
If you are a fan of the “Llama Llama” series by the late Anna Dewdney, you will love Little Excavator (this book is one of her final stories). A small, but eager to work, excavator named Little E just wants to find...
The War that Saved My Life
By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
"Don't you be talkin' to nobody!"Mam said.
"Jamie's out there" I mumbled.
"And why shouldn't her be?" Mam said. "He ain't a cripple. Not like you."
So begins the story of Ada Smith, a young girl that lives in London...
The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure
By: Doreen Cronin
The Chicken Squad is a book about four chick detectives: Sugar, Poppy, Sweetie, and Dirt. The chicks have a mystery to solve. The squirrel, Tail, has seen something big and scary in the yard. Tail has a hard...
LEAVE ME ALONE!
By Vera Brosgol
A Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate quest to finish her knitting.
One day, a grandmother shouts, "LEAVE ME ALONE!" and...