Kids' Corner

New Books: For Children


Nuts Lou Peacock

Publisher's description: When a little squirrel finds a big pile of nuts, she is very excited! But soon she is joined by another squirrel . . . and this squirrel thinks the nuts belong to him. (2019-09-10)

The magic flute

The magic flute Christopher Raschka

Publisher's description: From Caldecott Medalist and New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Chris Raschka comes a gorgeously illustrated retelling of Mozart’s classic opera, The Magic Flute. The Magic Flute is the favorite choice of many opera lovers. But ask any of them to tell you the ...

Larry Itliong leads the way for farmworkers rights

Larry Itliong leads the way for farmworkers rights Rose Zilka

Publisher's description: "Explores the history, events, and aftermath of Larry Itliong's fight for farmworkers' rights. Features "Think about It" questions, two infographics, and two "In Their Own Words" special features"-- (2019-01-02)

I am a tiger

I am a tiger Karl Newson

Publisher's description: Despite the evidence Mouse insists that he is a tiger--or maybe a crocodile. (2019-07-30)

Unicorn is maybe not so great after all

Unicorn is maybe not so great after all Bob Shea

Publisher's description: You remember Unicorn. You know, Goat's friend? The one who can fly, make it rain cupcakes, and turn things into gold? On the first day of school, Unicorn expects to make his usual big splash. But no one pays him much attention--the other ...

Nala and Simba

Nala and Simba Mary Tillworth

Publisher's description: "Nala is a lion cub who loves going on adventures with her best friend, Simba!"--Page [4] of cover. (2019-07-02)

An invisible thread

An invisible thread Laura Schroff

Publisher's description: From New York Times bestselling authors Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski comes the young readers edition of an unbelievable memoir about an unlikely friendship that forever changed the lives of a busy sales executive and a hungry eleven-year-old boy. On one rainy afternoon, ...

Intersection allies

Intersection allies Chelsea Johnson

Publisher's description: A handy book about intersectionality that depicts the nuances of identity and embraces difference as a source of community. (2019-07-16)

Pancake party

Pancake party Celeste Sisler

Publisher's description: An all-new Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring Nickelodeon's Sunny Day! (2019-07-02)

Baby dream

Baby dream Sunny Scribens

Publisher's description: Just right for bedtime or nap time, Baby Dream features a calming refrain and plentiful prompts to soothe small children to sleep and strengthen the caregiver-child bond. (2019-09-22)

Swan lake

Swan lake

Publisher's description: This lavishly illustrated book follows the storyline, choreography, costumes, and sets of the New York City Ballet’s production of Swan Lake. (2019-08-27)

Bringing down a president

Bringing down a president Andrea Balis

Publisher's description: An inventive and timely look at one of the biggest scandals to ever rock our nation: Watergate, told engagingly in screenplay format with primary sources.In this middle grade re-telling of one of the biggest scandals to rock our nation, a "fly on the ...

Tang fish

Tang fish Mari C Schuh

Publisher's description: This search-and-find book invites young readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about a tang fish's ocean habitat, body parts, and behaviors. (2019-08-01)