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Kids' Corner

New Books: For Children

Cucumber quest 4 The flower kingdom

Cucumber quest 4 The flower kingdom Gigi D G Artist

Publisher's description: "The seven kingdoms of Dreamside need a legendary hero. Instead, they'll have to settle for Cucumber, a nerdy magician who just wants to go to school. As destiny would have it, he and his way more heroic sister, Almond, must now seek the ...

Listen to the rain

Listen to the rain Janice Behrens

Publisher's description: Say the sounds of a storm--splish, splash, plop!--and follow an adorable puppy as it gets wet. (2018-08-28)

Popped star

Popped star Rhode Montijo

Publisher's description: Gabby Gomez knows she needs to come clean with her family about her secret identity. (2018-04-03)

Shes got this

Shes got this Laurie Hernandez

Publisher's description: Even Olympians have to start somewhere. And in this charming illustrated book, Laurie Hernandez tells the story of Zoe, a little girl who dreams of flying—and becoming a gymnast. (2018-10-09)

The dreamer

The dreamer Il Sung Na

Publisher's description: Il Sung Na creates a world at once whimsical and aspirational, where anything is possible and, yes, even pigs can learn to fly. (2018-09-11)

Fright school

Fright school Janet Lawler

Publisher's description: In this hilarious rhyming story, little monsters learn the art of scaring trick-or-treaters. Follow zombies, ghouls, ghosts and many more creepy creatures as they study the most spooktacular ways to terrify their guests. Will they be able to perfect their frightening ways before ...

A witch alone

A witch alone James James E Nicol

Publisher's description: In the second book in James Nicol's enchanting Apprentice Witch series, though her apprentice days are over, Arianwyn's challenges as a real witch are just beginning. (2018-09-25)

Christmas wishes

Christmas wishes Maggie Testa

Publisher's description: Celebrate the Christmas season with Catboy, Gekko, and Owlette with this deluxe storybook based on PJ Masks, the hit preschool series airing on Disney Junior! It is almost Christmas Day, and the PJ Masks have many wishes for the holiday season. What will ...

Be a king

Be a king Carole Boston Weatherford

Publisher's description: You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. (2018-01-02)

Sarai and the meaning of awesome

Sarai and the meaning of awesome Sara Gonzlez

Publisher's description: The first book in a brand-new illustrated chapter book series inspired by the life of 11-year-old viral video star and social activist Sarai Gonzalez. (2018-09-11)