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New Books for Kids
A selection of new children's fiction and nonfiction books. Updated every two months. Last update: April 2014
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  Cover Art: Baseball Jokes Baseball Jokes
Why does it get hot after a baseball game? Because all the fans leave! What do you call a baseball player who throws a tantrum? A baseball brat! Any baseball fan is sure to hit a home run with this fun collection of jokes.
24 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Lucky Dog : Twelve Tales of Rescued Dogs Lucky Dog : Twelve Tales of Rescued Dogs
A collection of stories about the Pawley Rescue Center, where rescued dogs find their way into hearts and homes.
183 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Forbidden Stone Abbott, Tony
The Forbidden Stone
Wade, Lily, Darrell, and Becca fly from Texas to Germany for the funeral of an old family friend. But instead of just paying their respects, they wind up on a dangerous, mind-blowing quest to unlock an ancient, guarded secret that could destroy the fate of the world.
423 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Dark Lady Adler, Irene
The Dark Lady
While on summer vacation at the seaside, twelve-year-old Irene Adler meets the young Sherlock Holmes, and his friend Arse`ne Lupin--and when a dead body floats ashore the three young friends set out to solve the mystery.
239 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Blast Off! Ball, Nate
Blast Off!
Fourth-grader Zack McGee's life is turned upside-down when Amp, a tiny alien, crash-lands in his bedroom, then causes trouble at school while trying to get parts to repair his spaceship.
143 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Benji Franklin : Kid Zillionaire Bean, Raymond
Benji Franklin : Kid Zillionaire
Benji Franklin is a twelve-year-old genius who becomes an overnight zillionaire after writing a computer application that generates excuses--and soon discovers that a lot of people want him to solve their problems.
157 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: 101 More Improv Games for Children and Adults Bedore, Bob
101 More Improv Games for Children and Adults
You can use improvisation, creativity, and teamwork any time, any place, to get your imagination flowing, win over a crowd, or be a wittier conversationalist.
134 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Sorry You're Lost Blackstone, Matt
Sorry You're Lost
New Jersey seventh grader and class clown Denny Murphy has just lost his mother, his father is uncommunicative, he is in trouble with his teachers, and to top it all off, his best friend has a scheme to get dates for the end-of-year school dance.
312 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Jinx's Magic Blackwood, Sage
Jinx's Magic
A young wizard's apprentice, Jinx, learns that his forest home, the Urwald, is under threat, and to save it he must travel to a new land.
389 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Miniature World of Marvin & James Broach, Elise
The Miniature World of Marvin & James
When his best friend, a human boy named James, goes away on vacation, Marvin the beetle worries that their friendship may end.
104 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble Bruel, Nick
Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble
Author/illustrator Nick Bruel tries to explain to the reader how to write a story, but Bad Kitty is not at all happy about the plot, which has her going on a turnip diet to lose weight. Includes a recipe for roasted turnips.
127 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Angry Birds Star Wars Character Encyclopedia Bynghall, Steve
Angry Birds Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
Blast off through the galazy to join the brave birds and wicked pigs of Angry Birds Star Wars! Discover everything you wanted to know about your favorite characters. Learn fascinating facts about this flock of feathered friends -- and the porky villains who want to rule the roost!
143 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Natural History Museum Book of Animal Records Carwardine, Mark
Natural History Museum Book of Animal Records
Offers thousands of animal facts and records that identify animals in such categories as fastest, oldest, and most colorful, as well as smelliest, longest gestation period, and most bossy.
256 p. 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Hello Kitty. Delicious! Chabot, Jacob
Hello Kitty. Delicious!
Hello Kitty is serving up some extra special treats! What's on the menu? Something sweet, something spicy, and a pie that's out of this world! Plus, Dear Daniel's making dinner, but...you might want to make other plans. And Hello Kitty makes a new friend with a HUGE appetite!
62 p. 2014
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Bird Chan, Crystal
Bird
Twelve-year-old Jewel was born on the day her brother Bird died and lives in a house of silence and secrets, but a new boy in her Iowa town may help find the answers Jewel wants despite her Jamaican grandfather's warning that he is a "duppy," a malevolent spirit.
295 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Trouble with Magic Chew, Ruth
The Trouble with Magic
Harrison Peabody, a very pleasant wizard, demonstrates that a great deal of trouble often accompanies a little bit of magic.
128 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: What's Up with Sam's Grandma? : Medikidz Explain Lung Cancer Chilman-Blair, Kim
What's Up with Sam's Grandma? : Medikidz Explain Lung Cancer
Hi, we're the Medikidz and we're here to help you understand lung cancer. But not in a boring way. We'll blend fun with facts, so you can easily understand what's happening. Then you can take control and fight back! We know you can do it!
31 p. 2013
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson : Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-white Jazz Band in History Cline-Ransome, Lesa
Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson : Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-white Jazz Band in History
Celebrates the 1936 debut of the Benny Goodman quartet with Teddy Wilson in Chicago, considered to be the first widely seen integrated jazz performance.
32 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Secrets of the Terra-cotta Soldier Compestine, Ying Chang
Secrets of the Terra-cotta Soldier
Through the stories of a terra-cotta soldier who has survived through the centuries, thirteen-year-old Ming, learns the history of Emperor Qin, known both for building the Great Wall of China and for burying scholars alive, and how and why the terra-cotta soldiers came to be.
224 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Creator's Game : a Story of Baaga'adow Coulson, Art
The Creator's Game : a Story of Baaga'adow
The game of lacrosse is a gift from the Creator, given to the American Indians in the long ago. But Travis Skinaway doesn't know the full story of the game but then his grandfather appears in a dream, explaining to him that lacrosse is a spiritual quest, just like a prayer, a song, or a dance.
46 p. 2013
Children's Fiction Book
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