Children's Events

Children's Book Week: Make Your Own Little Golden Book

As the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, over 650 schools, libraries, and bookstores will host Children's Book Week events between May 1-7 from coast to coast in all 50 states. The theme for the 98th annual Children's Book Week celebration is "One World, Many Stories."

We're hosting a "Make Your Own Little Golden Book" event on Saturday May, 6th as a part of our usual Storytime.

 

Amy Young with A NEW FRIEND FOR SPARKLE

More Sparkle to love! Here's a new picture book starring Sparkle and Lucy about what happens when your best friend makes a new pal.

In A Unicorn Named Sparkle, Lucy found out that the unicorn she thought she didn't want was the exact right unicorn for her. In this new story, Lucy makes a new friend and Sparkle is worried that means she doesn't care about him anymore. What happens when two's company but three's a crowd?

A New Friend for Sparkle Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374305536
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - June 27th, 2017

Linda Williams Jackson with MIDNIGHT WITHOUT A MOON

It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. But for now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation.

Then, one town over, an African American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. When Till’s murderers are unjustly acquitted, Rose realizes that the South needs a change . . . and that she should be part of the movement.

Midnight Without a Moon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544785106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 3rd, 2017

Augusta Scattergood with MAKING FRIENDS WITH BILLY WONG

Augusta Scattergood

Azalea is not happy about being dropped off to care for Grandmother Clark. Paris Junction is nothing like her Texas hometown. And now she's been thrown together with troubled Willis DeLoach, gossipy Melinda Bowman, and Billy Wong, a Chinese American boy who has his own troubles. Billy's parents own the Lucky Foods grocery store, where days are long, and folks aren't always friendly.

Making Friends with Billy Wong Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545924252
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - August 30th, 2016

Chris Grabenstein with ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

Can twelve 12-year-olds escape from the most ridiculously brilliant library ever created?

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library plunks a dozen sixth-graders into the middle of a futuristic library for a night of nonstop fun and adventure. 

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375870897
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2013

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