Children Books

Cartboy and the time capsule Campbell, L. A., 1962-
Sixth-grader Hal gets a year-long journal-keeping assignment in his least favorite class, history, much to the delight of his history buff father.

J CAMPBEL
Added: December 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Starring Jules (super-secret spy girl) Ain, Beth Levine, author.
Second grade is over and Jules is on her way to Quebec to film a spy movie, but she misses all her friends, and with only a hockey player and a diva starlet as cast mates in a place where nobody speaks English, she is feeling lonely--and her mother will not even let her go bungee-jumping.

J AIN
Added: December 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Half a world away Kadohata, Cynthia.
Twelve-year-old Jaden, an emotionally damaged adopted boy fascinated by electricity, feels a connection to a small, weak toddler with special needs in Kazakhstan, where Jaden's family is trying to adopt a "normal" baby.

J KADOHAT
Added: December 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The perfect place Harris, Teresa E.
Twelve-year-old Treasure Daniels and her younger sister must move in with Great-aunt Grace until their mother sorts herself out, but life in Black Lake, Virginia, where segregation lingers, is hard and Grace is a nightmare--at least on the surface.

J HARRIS
Added: December 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Rogue knight Mull, Brandon, 1974-
When the hunt for his lost friends leads Cole Randolph to the kingdom of Elloweer, he and new friends Mira, Twitch, and Jace team up with the resistance movement to search for Mira's sister, Honor, but enemies abound and Cole and Mira must use a new kind of magic to protect themselves.

J MULL
Added: December 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Puerto Rico : isle of enchantment Owings, Lisa.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Puerto Rico"--Provided by publisher.

J 972.95 OWINGS
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


New Zealand Frazel, Ellen.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of New Zealand"--Provided by publisher.

J 993 FRAZEL
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Madagascar Frazel, Ellen.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Madagascar"--Provided by publisher.

J 969.1 FRAZEL
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Delaware : the first state Schnobrich, Emily.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Delaware"--Provided by publisher.

J 975.1 SCHNOBR
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


South Carolina : the palmetto state Schuetz, Kristin.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of South Carolina"--Provided by publisher.

J 975.7 SCHUETZ
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Michigan : the Great Lakes state Rechner, Amy.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Michigan"--Provided by publisher.

J 977.4 RECHNER
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Utah : the beehive state Hoena, B. A.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Utah"--Provided by publisher.

J 979.2 HOENA
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Maryland : the old line state Perish, Patrick.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Maryland"--Provided by publisher.

J 975.2 PERISH
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


War of the world records : a fantastic family Whipple novel Ward, Matthew (Children's writer), author.
When the rivalry between the Whipples and the Goldwins escalates to an all-out war as the World Record World Championships draw near, recordless Arthur Whipple and his unlikely ally Ruby Goldwin unravel the mystery of the Lyon's Curse and the secrets of their fathers' shared past.

J WARD
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Grassland animals Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

J 736.982 OWEN
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Jungle animals Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

J 736.982 OWEN
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Yorkipoos Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

J 636.76 OWEN
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Peekapoos Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

J 636.76 OWEN
Added: December 29, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Duke Ellington : giant of jazz Old, Wendie C.
Examines the life and career of the talented jazz composer, bandleader, and pianist, from his childhood in Washington, D.C., through his battle against racism, to his influence on the world of jazz.

J BIO ELLINGT OLD
Added: December 26, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Benjamin Banneker : astronomer and mathematician Litwin, Laura Baskes, author.
The story of free African American Benjamin Banneker, who, despite growing up in a time of slavery, pushed through to make his dream of being an astronomer come true.

J BIO BANNEKE LITWIN
Added: December 26, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Frederick Douglass : speaking out against slavery Schraff, Anne E.

J BIO DOUGLAS SCHRAFF
Added: December 26, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Louis Armstrong : king of jazz Old, Wendie C.
Explores the life and career of the renowned trumpeter and bandleader of the jazz era.

J BIO ARMSTRO OLD
Added: December 26, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Paul Robeson : actor, singer, political activist Wright, David K.

J BIO ROBESON WRIGHT
Added: December 26, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Paul Laurence Dunbar : portrait of a poet Reef, Catherine.

J BIO DUNBAR REEF
Added: December 26, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Coding for kids for dummies McCue, Camille, author.
An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work.

J 005.1 MCCUE
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Warsaw, Lodz, Vilna : the Holocaust ghettos Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943- author.

J 940.5318 ALTMAN
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Marie Curie : physics and chemistry pioneer Krieg, Katherine.

J BIO CURIE KRIEG
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Temple Grandin : inspiring animal-behavior scientist Sepahban, Lois.

J BIO GRANDIN SEPAHBA
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Photosynthesis Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.
"Explores how photosynthesis constantly powers the inner workings of our world."--

J 572.46 ZUCHORA
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Pakistan Murray, Julie, 1969- author.
Photographs and text provide information about the country of Pakistan.

J 954.91 MURRAY
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


New Zealand Murray, Julie, 1969-
Photographs and text provide information about the country of New Zealand.

J 993 MURRAY
Added: December 24, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Anti-semitism and the "final solution" : the Holocaust overview Byers, Ann, author.

J 940.5318 BYERS
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Wiesel, Wiesenthal, Klarsfeld : the Holocaust survivors Yeatts, Tabatha, author.
"Discusses the experiences of people who survived the Holocaust, the trials of Nazi leaders at Nuremberg, the establishment of the state of Israel, the search for justice, and efforts of the survivors to begin new lives"--Provided by publisher.

J 940.5318 YEATTS
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Treblinka : the Holocaust camps Byers, Ann, author.

J 940.5318 BYERS
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Schindler, Wallenberg, Miep Gies : the Holocaust heroes Fremon, David K.

J 940.5318 FREMON
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler : the Nazi Holocaust masterminds Altman, Linda Jacobs, 1943-

J 940.5318 ALTMAN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Hawaii : the aloha state Oachs, Emily Rose.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Hawaii"--

J 996.9 OACHS
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


West Virginia : the mountain state Owings, Lisa.
Young readers learn about the geography and history of West Virginia.

J 975.4 OWINGS
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Rhode Island : the ocean state Rechner, Amy.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Rhode Island"--Provided by publisher.

J 974.5 RECHNER
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The special secret Ryder, Chloe.
On Harvest Day, Pippa and her Princess Pony friend Stardust head to the grasslands to help--and to search for the remaining missing horseshoes needed to save the enchanted island of Chevalia.

J RYDER
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Do you know hyenas? Bergeron, Alain M., 1957-
Facts about hyenas, presented in graphic novel format.

J 599.743 BERGERO
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Schooled Stoudemire, Amar'e, author.
After the coach and principal approach Amar'e to join the school basketball team, Amar'e realizes the sport is different indoors than the street ball tournaments and he must prove to himself and his teammates he belongs on the team.

J SERIES STAT
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Most valuable Stoudemire, Amar'e, author.
Amar'e's idol, Overtime Tanner plans the biggest streetball tournament every year. But when Overtime gets hurt during a basketball game, he can't make the arrangements in time. Amar'e and his friends help set up the tournament. On top of that, each group of Amar'e's friends wants him to play for their team and he's torn on what to do. Planning a tournament is a lot more work than playing in one. Based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation Amar'e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles.

J SERIES STAT
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Keena Ford and the field trip mix-up Thomson, Melissa, 1979-
Keena and her second-grade class go on a field trip to the United States Capitol where they meet a congressman and Keena makes a big impression, which she documents in her new journal.

J THOMSON
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Furious Jones and the assassin's secret Kehoe, Tim, author.
Upon witnessing his famous spy-novelist father's murder just seven months after his mother's death, twelve-year-old Furious, now an orphan, seeks clues in his father's latest novel to stop the murderer before he or she strikes again.

J KEHOE
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Nevada : the battle born state Hoena, B. A.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Nevada"--Provided by publisher.

J 979.3 HOENA
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Dragon rider Funke, Cornelia Caroline.
After learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, Firedrake, a silver dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find a legendary valley, known as the Rim of Heaven, while being pursued by an old enemy.

J FUNKE
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The less-than-hidden secrets and final revelations of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang Ignatow, Amy, author, illustrator.
"Lydia and Julie have been through many adventures as they navigated junior high and the search for popularity, but as they near the end of seventh grade, life seems to be settling into a familiar rhythm. And then ... disaster strikes! Literally. The peaceful world of Hamlin Junior High is rocked when the students learn that they're going to have to play host to new students whose junior high school burned down. The outside threat bands the Hamlin kids together against a common enemy--for a while. When someone gets their hands on Lydia and Julie's notebook and starts papering the school with some of the girls' most private thoughts, no one from either school wants anything to do with them. With the big, combined-school dance looming, how can the girls stop the war and redeem their rotten reputations?"--Page 4 of cover.

J IGNATOW
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


King Thrushbeard Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.
Because of her hateful pride, the king gives his daughter in marriage to the first beggar that comes to the door.

J 398.2 GRIMM
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Avatar, the last airbender. The promise Yang, Gene Luen.

J YANG
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The ultimate book about me Platt, Richard, author.
Explores what makes a person a person, including their genes, body, brain, memory, emotions, gender, and ancestors.

J 612 PLATT
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Starring Jules (third grade debut) Ain, Beth Levine, author.
Jules is starting third grade, but her new teacher seems a little strange, she has to choose and research a famous person for the class wax museum project, and rehearsals for the sitcom she is in are harder than ever--especially since the TV show is about to air.

J AIN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Whack of the P-rex Cummings, Troy, author.
When Alexander and his friends find a very large footprint and piles of candy everywhere, they realize the school is being threatened by a Piñata-saurus Rex, a sweet-tasting monster who likes to smash things--and they find that the solution may be as near as a broken ant farm.

J CUMMING
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Dwyane Wade : basketball superstar Doeden, Matt.
"Introduces readers to the life of pro basketball star Dwyane Wade"--

J BIO WADE DOEDEN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Stitched paper art for kids : 22 cheeky pickle sewing projects Benyon, Ali, 1973- author.
Turn your resident amateur sewist into a master of paper craft with Stitched Paper Art. Sewing machine novices or not, kids will build their skills while creating bright, fun art. Varied projects include headbands and necklaces, bookmarks and buntings, and picture frames and purses. Mixing and matching designs and colors is part of the fun. The simplicity of the process practically guarantees that kids can finish a project in just one afternoon. And since paper is much more forgiving to work with than fabric, it gives them the confidence necessary to complete project after project after project!

J 745.592 BENYON
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Playing pro basketball Gitlin, Marty.
For a professional player, basketball isn't just a fun game--it's a job. Millions of people are watching your every move, expecting you to make every shot and block your competitors'. You have to give your all for every game, and when you're not playing, you're sharpening skills, working on plays, and studying your opponents. Dedication extends beyond the season. You must follow strict diets and workout plans to stay in shape throughout the year. You must learn to manage the pressure of constant travel and stardom. Is it worth it? This book, which was reviewed by 11-year National Basketball Association (NBA) veteran and three-time NBA champion Devean George, offers an authentic look at what life is like as a pro basketball player.

J 796.323 GITLIN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Minecraft hacks master builder : the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you Miller, Megan, author.
"With Minecraft hacks master builder, kids will learn how to build the coolest stuff, including an underwater house, a pirate ship, and a fortified castle! Other tips will help gamers: Find the best locations, choose their favorite style, learn how to get started with foundations and walls, become landscaping experts, learn how to decorate their living room, and much more! Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on planning all types of buildings and with over one hundred screenshots, Minecraft Hacks Master Builder shows exactly how the experts bring their amazing structures to life, from designing realistic roofs and exteriors to planning crenelated castle battlements. Detailed step-by-step illustrated guides will let every kid follow along to build their very own awesome castles, bridges, and farms and add the decor and landscaping details that bring their creations to life."--Amazon.com

J 793.932 MILLER
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Do you know dinosaurs? Bergeron, Alain M., 1957-
Facts about dinosaurs, presented in graphic novel format.

J 567.9 BERGERO
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Do you know praying mantises? Bergeron, Alain M., 1957-
Facts about praying mantises, presented in graphic novel format.

J 595.727 BERGERO
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Starring Jules (in drama-rama) Ain, Beth Levine.
Jules, excited and nervous about her part in a sitcom pilot, is also concerned about her class moving up ceremony and her touchy relationships with ex-best friend Charlotte and new best friend Elinor--it is almost too much drama for one seven-year-old New Yorker to handle.

J AIN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Keena Ford and the secret journal mix-up Thomson, Melissa, 1979-
When she accidentally leaves her journal in Tiffany's apartment, Keena is afraid that Tiffany will reveal all of her secrets.

J THOMSON
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Little Red Quacking Hood Jones, Noah (Noah Z.), author.
In her second adventure in the Land of Fake-Believe, Princess Pink meets Scaredy-Pants Wolf, a baker whose business has been robbed by Little Red Quacking Hood--and to save the bakery Princess must figure out why the ducks are suddenly so interested in pies.

J SERIES PRINCES
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Get to know dog breeds : the 200 most popular breeds Krämer, Eva-Maria.
"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than two hundred dog breeds categorized into groups according to the tasks they were originally bred for, including herding dogs, hunting dogs, sled dogs, lap dogs, and more"--

J 636.71 KRAMER
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Get to know cat breeds : over 40 best-known breeds Metz, Gabriele.
"Discusses the appearance, origin, and temperament of more than forty cat breeds grouped into categories established by the Fédération Internationale Féline (FIFe): Persians and exotic shorthairs, semi-longhair cats, short-haired cats and Somali, the Oriental family, and breeds recognized by the World Cat Federation (WCF). Includes a chapter on cat care"--

J 636.8 METZ
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Get to know horse breeds : the 100 best-known breeds Behling, Silke.
"Discusses more than one hundred horse breeds categorized into groups according to temperament, build, and size: warm bloods, Thoroughbreds, Baroque horses, cold bloods, small horses and ponies, gaited horses, and Western horses"--

J 636.1 BEHLING
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Carter G. Woodson : father of African-American history Durden, Robert Franklin.

J BIO WOODSON DURDEN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Harriet Tubman : Moses of the Underground Railroad Schraff, Anne E.

J BIO TUBMAN SCHRAFF
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Martin Luther King, Jr. : leader for civil rights Schuman, Michael.

J BIO KING SCHUMAN
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The life of Bessie Coleman : first African-American woman pilot Plantz, Connie, author.

J BIO COLEMAN PLANTZ
Added: December 23, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Sonia Sotomayor : the Supreme Court's first Hispanic justice Barrington, Richard, 1961- author.

J BIO SOTOMAY BARRING
Added: December 22, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Aung San Suu Kyi : Myanmar's freedom fighter La Bella, Laura, author.

J BIO AUNG SA LA BELL
Added: December 22, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Pope Francis : the people's pontiff Machajewski, Sarah.

J BIO FRANCIS MACHAJE
Added: December 22, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Mexico Buckley, A. M., 1968-
Provides information about Mexico, with emphasis on its geography, culture, history, economy, and government.

J 972 BUCKLEY
Added: December 22, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Pakistan Heiden, Pete.
Provides information about Pakistan, with emphasis on its geography, culture, history, economy, and government.

J 954.91 HEIDEN
Added: December 22, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Italy Buckley, A. M., 1968-
Provides information about Italy, with emphasis on its geography, culture, history, economy, and government.

J 945 BUCKLEY
Added: December 22, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are battling their most evil enemies and need help as the reader moves swiftly through eight action scenes that lead the Turtles to victory.

J TEENAGE
Added: December 12, 2014
Type of Material: Book


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