• Humorous stories (Children's/YA)
      June 2017

      Monster's New Undies

      by Samantha Berger

      A hilarious read-aloud rhyming undie romp with a most surprising END!These are my undies!A sweet work of art!Uh-oh! My undies!They just fell apart. Monster is JUST FINE with his old undies, thank you very much. But when his undies fall apart, what's a mon

    • Classic fiction (Children's/YA)
      July 2017

      Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries

      by Mark Teague

      Award-winning author and illustrator Mark Teague tells his humorous version of beloved fairytale classic Jack and the Beanstalk with a delicious twist! FEE FI FO FUM! When Jack trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, he gets more beans than he

    • Animal stories (Children's/YA)
      May 2017

      Big and Little Are Best Friends

      by Michael Garland

    • Children's & YA

      A Bird in the Orchard

      by Jin Bo

      This is a children’s essay collection which mainly describes birds. The author describes his observation and discovery towards the living habit of more than 30 kinds of birds by using flexible and elegant writing style. We can feel the relation of inte

    • General fiction (Children's/YA)
      March 2017

      Princess Truly in I Am Truly

      by Kelly Greenawalt

      Dream big with Princess Truly, an adorable new diverse character who knows she can be anything she wants to be! Princess Truly is strong and confident, beautiful and brave, bright and brilliant. She can do anything she sets her mind to... I can fly to the

    • Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables
      August 2015


      A directory of varieties and how to cultivate them successfully

      by Richard Bird Kate Whiteman

      Orchard fruits can be some of the most enjoyable crops that come from the garden. Fruit trees can be decorative, grown either individually or trained as fans and espaliers. In this book, the main types of tree fruits are described and illustrated, and the

    • September 2017


      by Stine, R. L.

      Two children’s book icons unite in this zany, mischief-filled picture book that’s both spooky and laugh-out-loud funny! Mary McScary loves being scary. Only her cousin, Harry McScary, seems immune to her usual tricks. Little does Harry know, he’s in for

    • February 2010

      Ten Things I Hate About Me

      by Randa Abdel-fattah

      Randa Abdel-Fattah's new novel about about finding your place in life . . . and learning to accept yourself and your culture. "At school I'm Aussie-blonde Jamie -- one of the crowd. At home I'm Muslim Jamilah -- driven mad by my Stone Age dad. I should w

    • December 2009

      The Season

      by Sarah MacLean

      Murder, treason, ballgowns, and boys . . . Regency London has never been so deliciously treacherous, adventure-filled, or . . . romantic! Seventeen year old Lady Alexandra is strong-willed and sharp-tongued -- in a house full of older brothers and their

    • July 2015

      An Island Like You

      by Judith Ortiz Cofer

      Judith Ortiz Cofer's Pura Belpré award-winning collection of short stories about life in the barrio! Rita is exiled to Puerto Rico for a summer with her grandparents after her parents catch her with a boy. Luis sits atop a six-foot mountain of hubcaps in

    • May 2015

      Stuart Goes to School

      by Sara Pennypacker, Martin Matje

      "This hilarious sequel to Stuart's Cape is a witty chapter book about an eight-year-old worrier's first day of school. Our favorite worrier is back, and Stuart is about to start third grade. As he makes his way to the first day of school, wearing

    • November 2010

      Children of the Lamp #6: The Five Fakirs of Faizabad

      by P.B. Kerr

      John and Philippa Gaunt are off on another spellbinding adventure in bestselling author P. B. Kerr's Children of the Lamp series! John and Philippa Gaunt are all ready for their lives to return to normal now that their mother has given up her djinn power

    • February 2016

      The Paperboy

      by Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey

      In the still before dawn, while the rest of the world is sleeping, a boy and his dog leave the comfort of their warm bed to deliver newspapers. As the boy pedals his bike along a route he knows by heart, his dog runs by his side, both enjoying a world tha

    • November 2011

      Children of the Lamp #7: The Grave Robbers of Genghis Khan

      by P. B. Kerr

      The final installment of bestselling P. B. Kerr's magical Children of the Lamp series! Djinn twins John and Philippa are off on another enchanting, and dangerous, adventure in the last book in the bestselling Children of the Lamp series. As volcanoes beg

    • October 2012

      Rain & Fire (A Companion to The Last Dragon Chronicles)

      by Chris d'Lacey, Jay d'Lacey

      A fascinating and comprehensive companion to the New York Times bestselling series, the Last Dragon Chronicles! While the New York Times bestselling Last Dragon Chronicles has come to a close, husband and wife Chris and Jay d'Lacey have col

    • September 2012

      Children of the Red King #1: Midnight for Charlie Bone

      by Jenny Nimmo

      A magical fantasy that is fast-paced and easy-to-read. Charlie Bone has a special gift- he can hear people in photographs talking. The fabulous powers of the Red King were passed down through his descendants, after turning up quite unexpectedly, in someo

    • September 2012

      Children of the Red King #3: Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy

      by Jenny Nimmo

      The third book in the Children of the Red King series, CHARLIE BONE AND THE INVISIBLE BOY offers more magical fantasy that is fast paced and easy to read. This semester at Bloor's Academy brings a few changes. There is a new art teacher, Mr. Boldova, and

    • September 2012

      Children of the Red King #2: Charlie Bone and the Time Twister

      by Jenny Nimmo

      The second book in the Children of the Red King series, TIME TWISTER offers more magical fantasy that is fast paced and easy to read. January 1916: Henry Yewbeam and his younger brother, James, have been sent to stay with their cousins at the Bloor's Aca

    • September 2012

      Children of the Red King #4: Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors

      by Jenny Nimmo

      Over 3.4 million Charlie Bone books in print!!! Charlie's power is taking on a new dimension as he meets a new cast of characters, including Mr. Pilgrim's replacement, Tantalus Ebony, and the mysterious new student Joshua Tilpin, who appears to be magnet

    • September 2012

      Children of the Red King #5: Charlie Bone and the Hidden King

      by Jenny Nimmo

      The fifth book in the New York Times bestselling CHILDREN OF THE RED KING series! When Charlie turns twelve on New Year's Eve, the Flame Cats give him a grave warning: Something ancient has awoken, and Charlie must be watchful. Soon Charlie learns that t

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