Baby Shark has a book! (Bedtime for Baby Shark)
Some animals hide in plain sight - can you spot them? (Look Again)
Bones, bones, who will find the biggest and best dinosaur bones? (Tooth & Claw: The Dinosaur Wars)
Animal lovers of all ages - we have just the book for you!
Where did Beverly Cleary get the idea for Ramona Quimby to play Brick Factory? (Just Like Beverly)
Could a nine-year-old pianist ever be invited to the White House to perform for Abraham Lincoln? (Dancing Hands)
Can a girl who hasn't even been to college forge connections between the immigrants of Little Syria and the residents of nearby Deep Valley? (Emily of Deep Valley)
Each book is a question waiting to be answered. Each story - whether real, imagined, or "based on a true story" - is waiting to spark more questions, open new worlds, and take you on an amazing adventure.
Stop by the Children's New Book Shelf on your next visit to find your next favorite book!
Jamaican Paula-Anne Porter Jones takes kids on an unforgettable backyard adventure in Sandy, Tosh and the Moo Cow. Princess and You're My Little Cuddle Bug will delight board books readers. And last but not least, the latest installment in the Dog Man series is finally here!
The woman who astronaut John Glenn trusted more than a computer (Reaching for the Moon). A little girl who chose not to speak for 6 years - and grew up to become a powerful voice in the nation (Rise!). The explorers who failed epically - and discovered new worlds in the process (The Age of Exploration). An unknown soccer team in Thailand that grabbed the attention of the world (Titan and the Wild Boars).
Sharpshooters, mathematicians, inventors, soccer players, painters, astronauts, and even an astronaut-painter. Our new book shelf is crammed full of fascinating (and true!) stories from all around the world.
Fans of popular series like Eerie Elementary and The Last Firehawk will find lots to love as the latest installments hit our new book shelf this month!
Kids who breathlessly tracked Team USA's road to victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup will want to check out midfielder/defender Julie Ertz's Chase Your Dreams.
Younger readers will fall in love with adorable Dogs and sky gazing (When I Look Up).
High demand series like Geronimo Stilton, Diary of a Minecraft Zombie, and Plants vs. Zombies will thrill elementary age readers with their latest installments.
The "Pokemon Super Deluxe Essential Handbook" gives the low-down on over 800 characters - the perfect choice for kids who are participating in the library's Pokemon Club each Monday afternoon!
Non-fiction offerings "Planet Fashion" and "Beastly Puzzles" are anything but boring. Grab these newbies for the kid in your life who loves collecting interesting facts to spout off to friends, family, and complete strangers!
Triangle shaped "Peek-a-Who?" and chunky "A Hoopoe Says Oop!" fit perfectly in toddler hands. Want to get active with your pre-schooler? Check out "Yoga Whale." Small perfectionists will find a relatable character in "The Good Egg."
Find these and other great reads on the new book shelf in the picture book room!
The gorgeous illustrations of "Listen! Israel's All Around" and "Bilal Cooks Daal" will pull kids into the traditions of two unique cultures.
In the mood for something silly? Then you'll definitely want to check out "Llama Destroys the World"!
"Sparky & Spike" brings the childhood of Charles Schultz (Peanuts creator) to vivid life and "We Chose You" is a loving tribute to adoption.
Did you know . . .
that Margaret Wise Brown's book "Little Fur Family" was wrapped in real rabbit's fur when it was first published ("The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown")?
that Venetia Burney was only 11-years-old when she named a planet ("The Girl Who Named Pluto")?
that some kids have to take a boat to get to school each day ("To Live on an Island")?
that Blue Whales are bigger than train carriages ("A Book About Whales")?
If you didn't know these things, then you will definitely want to stop by the Children's Department to check out our new books!
"Papa Put a Man on the Moon" pays tribute to the employees of the textile mill in Slater, SC where Beta cloth was produced for the Apollo spacesuits.
"Stubby the Fearless Squid" learns the hard way the pitfalls of exaggerating to a pen pal!
"Just Jaime" is being iced out of her middle-school friends group.
Annabelle shines in the swimming pool and is accepted into a group of older swimmers, but struggles to keep up with it all ("Up for Air").
The boys of "Camp Average" plot against their new camp director, who is determined to make them into a winning baseball team against their will.
The mission of the North Manchester Public Library is to provide materials, programs, and services necessary to meet the recreational and educational needs of the community in a comfortable and easily-accessible facility, which is a community center of activity and information.