World Kitchen by Abigail Wheatley

“All the recipes in this book were sent in by families from around the world.” This kids-appropriate cook book is a great way to explore foods from around the world. It has easy step-by-step recipes and a brief introduction on the particular food.

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Poetry offers wordplay perfect for readers (and listeners) of all ages. From nursery rhymes to novels in verse, there is something for everyone!

Raw Dog: The Naked Truth About Hot Dogs by Jamie Loftus

The normal squabbles among the preschoolers at Little Academy have advanced beyong pushing and pinching to biting. Their teacher have might put a stop to it if she hadn’t been murdered. Now these kids have developed a thirst for blood.

Cultured Donuts: Take a Bite out of Art History by Chloe Tyler

“Each donut in this book emulated the style of a different artist, from da Vinci and Michelangelo all the way to Yokoo and Basquiat. These donuts show how artists are influenced by those who came before and how each pushed the boundaries of the art world into new realms of possibility for future artists.”

Real to Me by Minh Lê

“When you have a great friend, the rest of the world can seem to disappear. Others tried to tell me that she wasn’t real, that she was imaginary. But what do they know?”

The Last Word by Taylor Adams

Do you write book reviews on Goodreads or Amazon? Maybe just leave a star rating? Read The Last Word and you might think twice.

Thornhedge by T. Kingfisher

Toadling has spent many lifetimes all on her own, guarding a sleeping princess in a tower. When a gallant knight turns up to break the curse, she'll do her best to send him on his way. As it turns out, some curses are better left intact.

Girls That Never Die by Safia Elhillo

“Now I embroider flowers in dim colors in my new country of flowers, clumsy stitches through the stencil of an orchid, remembering my young mouth pressed to a flute, unable to release the breath. I’d like that he was a musician, fingers long as spring onions.”

The Writing Retreat by Julia Bartz

Alex’s dreams are about to come true. She’s lucked into an invitation to the exclusive writing retreat hosted by her favorite author. Write a book in a month for a chance at a life changing publishing deal. All she has to do is survive.

Cutting Teeth by Chandler Baker

The normal squabbles among the preschoolers at Little Academy have advanced beyong pushing and pinching to biting. Their teacher have might put a stop to it if she hadn’t been murdered. Now these kids have developed a thirst for blood.

A Tidy Armageddon by B.H. Panhuyzen

After a weeks long stay in a military bunker, a group of soldiers find themselves alone in a world in which every man-made object has been collected and organized into huge stacks. Alone in this museum of consumerism, will they ever learn who did this and why?