HomeChildrenKid's Books

Kid's Books

Water Planet Rescue by Wendy Mass

Water Planet Rescue

Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his taxi driver dad, and a talking cat named Pockets are on an intergalactic mission to save an underwater planet in peri

reserve it

The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney

The Red Pencil

After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder

reserve it

Meet the Bigfeet by Kevin Sherry

Meet the Bigfeet

Blizz Richards is a great guy, a caring boss, and a loyal friend. Oh, yeah ... he's also a yeti! He's made it his life's mission to study cryptids like him, hidden animals who have taken a powerful oath to never be seen by the outside world. So when a photo of Cousin Brian becomes a media sensation, Brian can't handle the guilt and disappears. But it's time for the annual Bigfoot family reunion, and it won't be the same without him. Luckily, Blizz and his devoted team are on the case. Can they find their furry friend before their secret gets out for good?

reserve it

The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats by Sandra Markle

The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats

This informative title sheds light on a mystery of nature: how little brown bats, nature's insect eaters, are mysteriously dying in their caves during hibernation.

reserve it

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold

In this outstanding picture book collection of poems by Newbery Honor-winning poet, Joyce Sidman (Song of the Water Boatman, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night), discover how animals stay alive in the wintertime and learn about their secret lives happening under the snow

reserve it

When Lunch Fights Back Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses by Rebecca L. Johnson

When Lunch Fights Back Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses

Presents the various types of defenses mechanisms used by animals, including the bone spikes of the African hairy frog, the deadly poison of the blue-spotted N. taracua termite, and the hammer-like punch of the peacock mantis shrimp.

reserve it

Friendship Over by Julie Sternberg

Friendship Over

Ten-year-old Celie has quite a few things on her mind--fights with her sister Jo, secrets at school, an increasingly forgetful grandmother, and worst of all, a best friend who won't speak to her. How can a girl who hates change survive, when everything in her life is changing? By writing, of course. Celie's often comical and always heartfelt diary entries include notes, e-mails, homework assignments, and pages from her top-secret spy notebook

reserve it

Spirits Key by Edith Cohn

spirits key

Having finally developed the psychic ability her father used to provide for them, twelve-year-old Spirit Holden, aided by the ghost of her beloved dog Sky, investigates the mystery of why wild dogs are dying on their remote island.

reserve it

Sparkers by Eleanor Glewwe

Sparkers

Marah, an underclass 'sparker' in a society ruled by magicians, works with her friend Azariah to find a cure for a mysterious disease that turns its victims' eyes black

reserve it

Absolutely Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick

Absolutely Truly

Twelve-year-old Truly Lovejoy's family moves to a small town to take over a bookstore. Soon, she has to solve two mysteries involving a missing book and an undelivered letter"

reserve it

The Burning Horizon by Erin Hunter

The Burning Horizon

The four bears are determined to reach Great Bear Lake before the longest day gathering, but when Lusa is separated from the others, she faces difficult questions about her future

reserve it

Just a Drop of Water by Kerry O'Malley Cerra

Just a drop of water

Jake and Sam are best friends, but after the attacks on September 11, their friendship is in danger of crumbling as Sam and his family succumb to hatred for being Muslim American

reserve it