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New Books for Kids
A selection of new children's fiction and nonfiction books. Updated every two months. Last update: May 2014
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  Cover Art: Firefly July : a Year of Very Short Poems Firefly July : a Year of Very Short Poems
A selection of short American poems dealing with the four seasons and the different weather events and animal patterns that can occur within each.
47 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: What in the World? : Fun-tastic Photo Puzzles for Curious Minds Agnone, Julie
What in the World? : Fun-tastic Photo Puzzles for Curious Minds
Offers a series of diverse types of picture puzzles intended to strengthen visual skills, cognitive skills, and memory.
47 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: I Lived On Butterfly Hill Agosin, Marjorie
I Lived On Butterfly Hill
When her beloved country, Chile, is taken over by a militaristic, sadistic government, Celeste is sent to America for her safety and her parents must go into hiding before they "disappear."
454 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Crossover Alexander, Kwame
The Crossover
Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
237 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Missing Monkey! Amato, Mary
Missing Monkey!
Tired of being pressured to help commit crimes and yearning for a more normal life, twins Jillian and Billy band together to do good deeds while their parents kidnap a monkey from the zoo, hoping to teach it to steal.
121 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Great Things to Do Outside : 365 Awesome Outdoor Activities Ambrose, Jamie
Great Things to Do Outside : 365 Awesome Outdoor Activities
Get kids away from the TV, unplug, and step into the great outdoors with Great Things to Do Outside. The flexi-bound format makes it easy to pack for weekend getaways, camping trips, or to carry along on nature walks and hikes.
192 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue! : an Origami Yoda Book Angleberger, Tom
Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue! : an Origami Yoda Book
One month before the state standards test are to take place, the Origami Rebel Alliance has found powerful allies in unexpected places in their fight against the FunTime test preparation program.
184 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Secrets of the Sky Caves : Danger and Discovery On Nepal's Mustang Cliffs Athans, Sandra K.
Secrets of the Sky Caves : Danger and Discovery On Nepal's Mustang Cliffs
Examines the mysterious caves in Nepal's Mustang cliffs, the antiquities found inside, and the climbers and archaeologists who have studied them.
64 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Muppets Most Wanted : the Junior Novel Auerbach, Annie
Muppets Most Wanted : the Junior Novel
The Muppets are on a world tour, selling out theaters in some of Europe's most exciting destinations. But mayhem follows them overseas as they find themselves entangled in a crime caper headed by Constantine--the World's Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit.
169 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood Bajaj, Varsha
Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood
What thirteen year old Abby wants most is to meet her father. She just never imagined he would be a huge film star, in Bollywood! Now she's traveling to Mumbai to get to know her famous father.
249 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Extra Innings Barber, Tiki
Extra Innings
Tiki and Ronde have their sights set on a big diamond--a baseball diamond! Sure, they're experienced athletes, but they've never played baseball before. Do they have what it takes to make the team?
145 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Mending Horses Barker, M. P.
Mending Horses
Free and on his own, Daniel Linnehan is nearly sixteen in 1839 when he joins Jonathan Stocking and Billy, a girl hiding from her abusive father, in peddling goods in New England.
309 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Zoobots : Wild Robots Inspired By Real Animals Becker, Helaine
Zoobots : Wild Robots Inspired By Real Animals
Innovations in the world of robotics are multiplying, with many cutting-edge breakthroughs, and this exciting and timely new book for young readers explores one particularly intriguing area: the world of robo-animals, or zoobots
32 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: When Audrey Met Alice Behrens, Rebecca
When Audrey Met Alice
When the Secret Service squashes yet another chance for the president's daughter, Audrey, to make any new friends, Audrey discovers former first daughter Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary, which gives Audrey endless ideas for having fun--and more problems than she can handle.
294 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
Other formats available
  Cover Art: Say it Ain't so Berk, Josh
Say it Ain't so
Lenny gets jealous when Mike makes the school baseball team, but together they and Other Mike stumble upon a stealing signals scandal that could go further up than anyone knows.
279 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Smasher Bly, Scott
Smasher
Charlie, a math genius with otherworldly skills, is plucked out of his own time by Geneva, a bionic girl from the future, and recruited to help defeat Gramercy Foxx, a tycoon who plans to unleash a deadly biological computer virus that will enslave the world.
252 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Stay Where You are & Then Leave Boyne, John
Stay Where You are & Then Leave
Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.
245 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Wild About Bears Brett, Jeannie
Wild About Bears
Takes a look at the common physical traits, behaviors, habits and habitats of the world's eight bear species: polar bear, brown bear, North American black bear, spectacled bear, Asiatic black bear, sloth bear, sun bear, and giant panda.
32 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Caminar Brown, Skila
Caminar
A novel in verse inspired by actual events during Guatemala's civil war, Caminar is the moving story of a boy who loses nearly everything before discovering who he really is.
193 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Thomas Jefferson : a Day at Monticello Chew, Elizabeth
Thomas Jefferson : a Day at Monticello
In this fascinating story, readers spend a day with Thomas Jefferson as he and his grandson visit the vast plantation of Monticello.
50 p. 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
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