Sweety by Andrea Zuill

“Occasionally Sweety did things that others had a hard time comprehending. Like the day she gave her book report through interpretive dance.”

Have you ever danced to the beat of your own drum? Have hobbies that some may find weird …


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Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex

“I do not get scared. No one has the power to frighten Lord Vader.”

Who or what is Darth Vader afraid of? Vampires? Witches? Ghosts? No! He’s not afraid of anything! Hmm..or is he??

In this delightful book with multimedia …


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Dino Duckling by Alison Murray

“Sometimes Dino Duckling couldn’t help feeling different, but Mama Duck always said, ‘Big and wide, sleek and slim, we’re a family and we all fit in.’”

What happens when a dinosaur grows up in a duck family? They all swim, …


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Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates by April Jones Prince

“Papa, Mama, and bonny Baby hoisted themselves onto the main deck and headed straight for their breakfast. ‘Shiver me timbers, someone’s been eating me gruel!’ Papa boomed.”

Brush up on your pirate lingo with this new refreshing tale of Goldilocks


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The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse by Mac Barnett

“Early one morning, a mouse met a wolf, and he was quickly gobbled up.”

You might think that’s the end of the story. But you would be wrong.

The quirky dead-pan duo, writer Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon Klassen, have …


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The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

“At some point after 12:55 p.m. on that bright, scorching day, Teddy Dawson went missing.”

In the middle of a cul-de-sac in a small English town there lies Matthew Corbin, a boy who refuses to leave his house. He has …


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Midnight Without a Moon

“But in Mississippi you never knew what little thing could spark a flame and get you killed. Registering to vote. Voting. Or even something as little as whistling at a white woman.”

Jim Crow laws are still affecting Mississippi in …


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Charles Darwin’s Around-the-World Adventure

“He was beginning to have new ideas about how the earth was formed and how animals evolved in order to survive.”

This picture book depicts Charles Darwin as a young man when he sails the HMS Beagle in 1831. The …


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