New Books

Looking for something new to read? Here are the books we’re most excited to read this month.

January 2018

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By Michelle Robinson
Picture Books, Robinson

In this cumulative tale, a group of animals assembles a robot, which lots of fun sounds!

downloadOrphan Island 
By Laurel Snyder
Children’s Fiction, Snyder

On an island where one child is delivered each year while the eldest is taken away, nine children live under the leadership of a new elder Jinny, who trains the latest newcomer and wonders what will happen when her own departure occurs.

Jacket.aspxUnstoppable: True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals
By Nancy Furstinger
Children’s Non-Fiction

Learn the stories of animals that are both benefitting from and helping out the world of prosthetic science, covering all species, situations, and science backgrounds. From the high-tech world of 3D printing, to inflatables, to toy wheels!

December 2017

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By Roisin Swales
Picture Books, Swales

When Big unexpectedly hides one day, his best friend Little tries everything to get him out of his shell.

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By Nathalie Trovato
Picture Books, Travato

In this wordless alphabet book, children will explore the many places that plants grown, from the familiar to the fantastical.

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By John Woodcock, illustrated by Jon Hall
Children’s Non-Fiction, 005.262 Woodcock

This book offers step-by-step instructions for Star Wars themed coding projects using Scratch.

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By Zoe Wilkinson Saldana
Children’s Non-Fiction, 777.7 Saldana

Creating animated movies is easier than ever using stop-motion techniques and everyday technology! Check out this book for tips and tricks on how to start your own stop motion animation project.

October 2017

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By Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
Picture Books, Barnett

When a mouse is swallowed by a wolf, he learns that a duck devoured earlier has set up a table to enjoy the food that the gluttonous predator eats.


Unicorn Power
By Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Brooke Allen
Children’s Fiction, Tamaki

Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin–Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley–love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen. and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella’s, where the woods contain endless mysteries.

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By Donald Lemke, illustrated by Andie Tong
Children’s JR, Lemke

The children of Gothm are on a field trip when they realize that the new dinosaur exhibit at the museum has been tampered with! It’s up to Batman, Batgirl, Nighwing, and the children to solve the riddles, catch the culprit and find the stolen bones.

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by Tamara Resler
Children’s Non-Fiction, 600 Resler

Explores the inner mechanisms of such items as fitness trackers, plasma balls, springs, and green buildings, exploring how the different elements of each work together.


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