Follow the adventures of the four Daniels sisters as they rebuild following their mother's death (Ansley's Big Bake Off).
12-year-old Ross' world is turned upside down when he loses his eye to cancer in Wink, a novel based on the author's life.
8th grader Niki struggles to cope after being dumped by her Bad Best Friend.
Mercy Watson; that fabulous, hot-buttered-toast-loving pig; is back in Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem!
Love a good mystery? Especially one that features a dapper detective? Meet Fabio, The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective! Join him as he tracks down the missing jewels in the Mystery on the Ostrich Express.
Can two friends save their local library when the librarian leaves for circus school? Find out in Houndsley and Catina at the Library.
Humor ~ Wake Up, Crabby and Ginger Green + Cousins = Total Chaos!
Real Life ~ The Moose of Ewenki and Alice on the Island: A Pearl Harbor Story.
School Stories ~ Eva in the Spotlight and Accidental Trouble Magnet.
Find your next read on the new book shelf!
We're thrilled to begin offering Large Print copies of a number of juvenile chapter books! Give your striving/struggling readers the chance to succeed with larger font sizes and more white space. This format has been shown to increase reading comprehension and decrease the likelihood of skipping lines. Just search "Juvenile Large Print" or "Juvenile Large Type" in the card catalog to see a full list of titles (more will be added in the weeks and months ahead).
Our FIRST . . .
book about the holiday Raksha Bandha (Thread of Love).
story about Bedtime Bonnets.
Our LAST . . .
Young Hoosier nominee, Don't Feed the Bear (everything else came in months ago :-D ).
Check out our firsts, lasts, and in-betweens on the new book shelf in the picture book room!
Unplug (from your devices) and plug in (to your relationships). The Unplugged Family Activity Book and The Organic Artist for Kids are chock full of great ideas for interacting with nature - and each other!
The Forest Man: The True Story of Jadav Payeng is a testament to the power of one individual to patiently work for change over the course of many years.
On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice provides parents and teachers with an accessible resource for engaging children in discussion about this pressing issue.
Basado en una historia real y escrito por alguien que lo presenció, La Caimana está ambientada en Venezuela. Un hombre llamado Faoro encontró un caimán recién nacido huérfano y se la llevó a casa.
Únete a un pequeño cangrejo que supera el miedo después de ver las olas del océano por primera vez en No Tengas Miedo, Cangrejita.
James McLeod shares his experience of growing up with vitiligo, facing bullies, and facing down his own insecurities in order to thrive in The Boy Behind the Face.
No Steps Behind: An Immigrant's Battle for Women's Rights follows the heroic journey of Beate Gordon. Gordon fled Hitler as a child only to be separated from her parents and her adopted homeland of Japan as a teen. As a young woman working for General Douglas McArthur, she drafted the words that would elevate the status of Japanese women and girls for generations to come.
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 an easily-accessible facility, which is a community center of activity and information.