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Falling Short

Written by Ernesto Cisneros Best friends Isaac and Marco are about to start middle school and they couldn’t be more different. Isaac is tall and …
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The Paranormal Playbook

League of the Paranormal Written by Vanessa Lanang When kids are asking for scary books in your library, where do you turn? It seems there …
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Bedhead Ted

Written and Illustrated by Scott SanGiacomo Ted was born with a head full of wild hair. No matter what he tries – gel, haircuts …
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John’s Turn

Written by Mac Barnett, Illustrated by Kate Berube John’s Turn is illustrated with soft and warm hues that helps depict the moving story in this book. …
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Little Ghoul Goes To School

Written and Illustrated by Jef Czekaj The first day of school is a little scary for lots of people, sometimes even for monsters, like Little Ghoul. …
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The Insiders

Written by Mark Oshiro I really like this book because it is a story about three kids who are alone but a magical room connects them. …
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Tiny Tales: Shell Quest

Written and Illustrated by Steph Waldo Shell Quest is a graphic novel story of a slug who longs to fit in with the snails. He …
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Sir Ladybug

Written and Illustrated by Corey Tabor Sir Ladybug is a graphic novel for young readers. This is a fun, silly, adventure book with great illustrations. …
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Arnold the Super-ish Hero

Written by Heather Tekavec, Illustrated by Guillaume Perreault This book is about a superhero family. One of the family members has not found his super …
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A Good Thing Happened Today

Written by Michelle Figueroa, Illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki One of the best parts of this book is the “Background on Stories” at the end. There …
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Listen to the Language of the Trees

A story of how forests communicate underground Written by Tera Kelley, Illustrated by Marie Hermansson This intriguing book is all about the forest ecosystem. It explains how …
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If You Take Away the Otter

Written by Susannah Buhrman-Deever, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman This book is interesting on many levels. First, this book explains the food-chain cycle and oceanic ecosystem …
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Swim Team

Written and Illustrated by Johnnie Christmas Bree has just moved from New York to Florida with her dad and is excited for her first day …
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Remarkably Ruby

Written and Illlustrated by Terri Libenson This book was an amazing story about two used-to-be friends. It tells their story of reuniting. I really like this …
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New from Here

Written by Kelly Yang New From Here is a brand new book from the best selling author of Front Desk and Three Keys. The …
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Fast Pitch

Written by Nic Stone This was an okay children’s book. I do think that Nic Stone’s children’s books are ending up with the same story …
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Lucky

Written and Illustrated by Christy Mandin A pearl named Lucky goes on an underwater adventure to find a new home when her home is ruined by …
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