Spring Break Reads Junior

03/10/2019

Picture Book

No More Poems! A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse 
by Rhett Miller and Dan Santat 
The perfect read aloud for a long car trip, this rollicking books of rhymes will have your kids roaring with laughter. As a bonus, you can get Dan Santat to sign this book when he visits us on March 29th for the Oxford Conference for the Book.

 

Chapter Book

The Unicorn Rescue Society: Sasquatch and the Muckleshoot 
by Adam Gidwitz, Joseph Bruchac, and Halem Aly
The latest addition to our favorite series since The Magic Tree House is perfect for curious kids who love magical animals and exotic locations. Join Elliot, Unchenna, and Professor Fauna as they track down Bigfoot and outsmart a nefarious cable news team.

 

Graphic Novel

Mr. Wolf's Class: Mystery Club 
by Aron Nels Steinke
Hazelwood Elementary is full of mystery and mayhem as these intrepid friends team up in a mystery club.

 

Middle Grade 

To Night Owl, From Dogfish 
by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
Avery and Bett are NOT going to be friends, and their fathers sending them to the same summer camp won't change that...or will it? This jubilant play on The Parent Trap celebrates families both biological and found.

 

Young Adult 

Field Notes on Love 
by Jennifer E. Smith
A warm and charming rom-com about two strangers on a cross-country road trip. Sparks fly immediately between Mae and Hugo, but through the lens of Mae's film-making and Hugo's search for self empowerment, their relationship feels genuine and not overly contrived.