Take a look at a few of the new kids items that we have received in the last month!
Fernandez, Caroline (Blogger), author.
Berenstain, Jan, 1923-2012, author
Brother and Sister Bear are excited about the coming of Christmas, when they will perform in a pageant and receive presents, but they also learn an important lesson about giving to others
Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author
"When Jasper Rabbit finds a purple crayon willing to do his schoolwork for him, he is elated--at first."-- Provided by publisher.
Buyea, Rob, author.
"Told from different viewpoints, a funny, touching brother-sister story, where even the best-laid plans sometimes backfire and feelings may get bruised, but family and friends always count. Letting go of childhood means boldly taking risks to face the future while learning from the past"--Provided by publisher.
David-Sax, Pauline, author
A shy girl who feels most at home in the school library gains the courage to extend herself to others when she encounters a group of unique, diverse, inspiring women at the diner where her mother works.
Munsch, Robert N., 1945- author
Andrew is in the throes of toilet training, and as his entire family discovers on a trip to Grandma and Grandpa's, when Andrew has to go, timing is everything.
Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- author.
Parents eagerly await the arrival of a new baby, just as the world waited in anticipation for the birth of Jesus Christ.
Syryda, Amanda, author
Mancillas, Mónica, author.
Mariana is visiting her abuelita and extended family in Mexico for the first time. Her tummy does a flip as she and Mami cross the frontera. There are all new sights, smells, and sounds. And at Abuelita's house, Mariana is overwhelmed by new faces and Spanish phrases she doesn't understand. But with a story, some kindness, and a few new words from Abuelita, Mariana discovers that the love of family knows no cultural divide.
Hodgkinson, Leigh, author.
"Martha LOVES drawing maps. She creates maps of everything--even her thoughts and dreams! Let Martha be your guide as she welcomes you to her world. Starting in outer space, we zoom in page by page, to our planet, Martha's community, and beyond to her dreams of a future where ANYTHING is possible. Full of quirky details and fun non-fiction labels that children will love poring over-they will discover cool new facts with every reading. Each map is imbued with an irresistible sense of excitement about the world and optimism for the future."--Provided by publisher.
Faruqi, Saadia, author
With her eighth birthday coming up, Marya claims she is having an epic henna party, so now she must convince her family to make it happen and work to pull it off, but everything Marya does seems to end in disaster.
Steveson, Nanci Turner, author.
MahDi, a three-legged rescue dog, must risk everything to save his pack of shelter animals from an uncertain future.
Dawson, Delilah S., author.
The Mob Squad are the greatest heroes the town of Cornucopia has produced since it was founded: Mal the bold, Lenna the strong, Tok the wise, and Chug the steadfast. And Jarro, who's renounced his bullying ways to reveal a truly kind heart. Together they've journeyed across the Overworld, delved into the Nether, and saved the day for Cornucopia again and again. So why can't they get any respect from the adults who run the town? The only one who understands is Nan, Mal's great-great-great-grandmother, who trained them to be as resourceful and adventurous as she was in her day. So when Nan gets sick and isn't getting any better, the kids refuse to just sit by and do nothing. There's something out there that can help her--an enchanted golden apple that can cure just about anything. And the Mob Squad will stop at nothing to get it.
Eliopulos, Nick, author
Chainani, Soman, author
Two brothers--one good, one evil--choose the students for the School for Good and Evil where they train, teach and prepare them for their fate until something unexpected and powerful happens that changes everything.
O'Neill, Sean, 1968- author, illustrator.
Upon finding a note written in hieroglyphics, Rocket Robinson and his pet monkey team up with gypsy girl Nuri in 1933 Cairo to unscramble the code and locate an ancient pharaoh's fortune before thief Otto von Stürm can find it.
Stilton, Geronimo, author.
Geronimo's sister, Thea, has come up with a new way to torment him: she has heard rumours of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island and drags him into her treasure hunt.
Lyall, Casey, author
Young readers will have a hopping good time in this hilarious story about a witch who is having a hard time wrangling a bunch of frogs into her frog soup until she comes up with a surprising solution.
Wallace, Matt, 1982- author.
"A young boy writes to an imprisoned supervillain for help after he is bullied relentlessly for being fat"-- Provided by publisher.
Rabe, Tish, author
Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat introduces Sally and Dick to the planets, stars, and moons in our universe.
Trimmer, Christian, author
A puggle and two poodles discuss what things they are good at and why.
Low, Alice, author
A little witch finds a way to out-witch her two bossy sisters.
Polonsky, Ami, author.
1987. Iris tries to act normal at school, going through the motions and joking around with her friends, but it feels like she'll never laugh again. How can she, when her dad is dying of a virus that is off-limits to talk about? When she knows that soon all she will have left of her kind, loving dad are memories, photos, and a binder full of the poems they used to exchange? Iris resolves to speak out against the rampant fear, misinformation, and prejudice surrounding AIDS. In her search, she might find the pieces of Dad that she never knew before -- and might just find new sides to herself.