Making 2,000 prints over ten years, Anna Atkins created the first book of photographs using cyanotypes ("the Bluest of Blues"). Walter Wick, photographer for the I Spy series, turns his lens to the wonder and magic of light ("A Ray of Light"). "Bloom Boom!" will have you looking twice at the flowers and buds popping up and out everywhere this spring.
The 2019 Caldecott Medal winner "Hello Lighthouse" and the 2019 Newberry Medal winner "Merci Suarez Changes Gears" have arrived! Nature lovers will want to dive into "Aquicorn Cove." Fans of Karen Kingsbury will be delighted with the first book in a new Baxter Family series for children, "Best Family Ever."
11-year-old Paul has the chance to help an American paratrooper turn the tide of World War II (I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944). 7th grader Jordan finds himself walking a tricky tightrope between his Washington Heights neighborhood and the prestigious Riverdale Academy Day School (New Kid). Dumbledore battles Dark wizard Grindelwald in 1927-era New York, London, and Paris (The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay).
Will Banana, Orange, and Co allow Tomato to join them in the "Fruit Bowl"?
"Is That You, Eleanor Sue?" or is it . . . a bearded wizard, a purring cat, or a cranky neighbor?
Why is Noah Webster so upset ("The Great Dictionary Caper")?
There's only one way to find the answer to these and many other burning questions - go check out the new book display in the picture book room!
Brave girls stand up to injustice in "Amal Unbound," "Betty Before X.," and "Mad Wolf's Daughter." "Lightning Girl" navigates the complexities of middle school while living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and "Little Charlie" faces a moral dilemma when he comes face-to-face with a plantation owner's fugitives.
Our latest additions to the chapter book collection will transport you to Scotland, Pakistan, 1940's era Detroit - and everywhere (and every time) in between!
In the mood for a spooky read? Check out "The House in Poplar Wood" or "Mutant Mantis Lunch Ladies!" Goofy (and heartwarming) stories of friendship fill the pages of "Nobody's Duck" and "My Friends Make Me Happy!" And Big Nate fans MUST check out the newest series from Lincoln Peirce: "Max and the Midknights."
Team UmiZoomi fans will delight in 3 new DVD adventures with Geo, MIlli, and the gang. The adorable characters of "Will Ladybug Hug?" offer shy (and not-so shy) kids a great way to navigate social situations. Stop by the picture book room to check out these and other fun reads!
If you take a Snowman and subtract Cold, what do you end up with? A Puddle, of course! Tongue in cheek "Spring Equations" are sure to get older kids laughing (and thinking) about poetry, math, and science. Lovers of fantasy and adventure will want to check out "The Calling of Morrigan Crow" and "The School for Good and Evil."
A beautifully illustrated All-of-a-Kind Family picture book will delight old and new fans of this classic series. Chunky board books (like "Animal Shapes") are perfect for tiny hands to hold as they pore over the colorful pictures. For those who like a bit of quirkiness with their stories, "Shark Dog," "Giraffe Problems," and "I Got a Chicken for My Birthday" are sure to be a hit!
From classics like "Benji" and "Sesame Street" to new arrivals from "Paw Patrol" and "Scooby Doo," we've got you covered for your winter weather movie nights!
Our Board Book section just took it to the next level! Interactive books like "Wiggles" and "Find Colors" and "Cook in a Book" introduce tiny readers to important concepts in learning. What about older kids? "Dude!" we didn't forget you either! "There was Evening and There was Morning" for reading all about how the "Ocean Meets the Sky" and "Cat Wishes."
Have a holly Jolly Christmas with these bright and merry stories or get a jump start on Valentine's Day with "Groundhug Day"!
Unicorns, Poinsettias, Elves, and Wishing Trees - we have all kinds of fabulous winter reading for you! Call us and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.
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