Children's Favorites


The world of children's books is so exciting right now!  There is so much going on - so many new authors and series, new favorites to follow!!  Here's just some of what we're excited about right now!

 

Keep an eye out for a new movie based on Roald Dahl's Book, The BFG!

Raymie Nightingale Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763681173
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 12th, 2016

A 2016 National Book Award Finalist


Sunrise Over Fallujah Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439916257
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Published: Scholastic - April 2009

Robin "Birdy" Perry, a new army recruit from Harlem, isn't quite sure why he joined the army, but he's sure where he's headed: Iraq. Birdy and the others in the Civilian Affairs Battalion are supposed to help secure and stabilize the country and successfully interact with the Iraqi people. Officially, the code name for their maneuvers is Operation Iraqi Freedom.


The Wishing Spell Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316201568
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2013

Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales.


The Enchantress Returns Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316201551
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 3rd, 2014

After decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back with a vengeance.


The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316406826
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 9th, 2015

In the third book in the New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer, the Brothers Grimm have a warning for the Land of Stories.


Bad Unicorn Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442450134
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - March 11th, 2014

In this start to a hilarious middle grade fantasy trilogy, Max Spencer discovers that he could be a powerful wizard--and a killer unicorn is hunting him.


Fluff Dragon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442450158
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - April 15th, 2014

This second book in the hilarious Bad Unicorn trilogy features killer unicorns, good dragons, rogue fire kittens, and a boy who just might be a wizard.


Good Ogre Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442450196
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - April 5th, 2016

Max is finally home in Madison, but the magical mayhem is just beginning in this conclusion to the hilarious trilogy that started with Bad Unicorn and Fluff Dragon, which Publishers Weekly called "deviously enjoyable."


By Lemony Snicket, Seth (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316335478
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 17th, 2014

Before the Baudelaires became orphans, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, even before the invention of Netflix, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world.


When Did You See Her Last? Cover Image
By Lemony Snicket, Seth (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316336840
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

Before the Baudelaires became orphans, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, even before the invention of Netflix, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world.


By Lemony Snicket, Seth (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316380607
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2015

Before the Baudelaires became orphans, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, even before the invention of Netflix, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world.
Is Lemony Snicket a detective or a smoke detector?


Spy School Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442421837
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

Can an undercover nerd become a superstar agent? Ben Ripley sure hopes so--and his life may depend on it


Spy Camp Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442457546
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 8th, 2014

In this follow-up to the Edgar-nominated Spy School, top-secret training continues into summer for aspiring spy Ben Ripley--and so does the danger.


Evil Spy School Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442494893
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2015

When Ben gets kicked out of the CIA's spy school, he enrolls with the enemy. From New York Times bestselling author, Stuart Gibbs, this companion to the Edgar Award-nominated Spy School and Spy Camp is rife with action, adventure, and espionage.


Smile Cover Image
By Raina Telgemeier, Stephanie Yue (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545132060
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Published: Graphix - February 2010

Raina Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times" bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood


Drama Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545326995
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Published: Graphix - September 2012

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile" and "Sisters"


Sisters Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545540605
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Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Raina Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times" bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to "Smile"


The BFG Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410387
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hader, and Adam Godley.


James and the Giant Peach: A Children's Story Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140374247
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Published: Puffin Books - April 1996

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG


Matilda Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142402535
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Published: Puffin Books - September 23rd, 2004

"The Trunchbull" is no match for Matilda


Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142417225
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Published: Puffin Books - May 3rd, 2011

The thrilling young mystery series from internationally bestselling author John Grisham
In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he's only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he's one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom.


Theodore Boone: The Abduction Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142421376
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Published: Puffin Books - April 24th, 2012

Book 2 in the thrilling young mystery series from internationally bestsellling author John Grisham


Theodore Boone: The Accused Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142426135
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Published: Puffin Books - April 9th, 2013

Book 3 in the thrilling young mystery series from internationally bestselling author John Grisham


Theodore Boone: The Activist Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142423097
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Published: Puffin Books - April 22nd, 2014

Book 4 in the thrilling young mystery series from intrenationally bestselling author John Grisham


Theodore Boone: The Fugitive Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525426387
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2015

"Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist." The New York Times
Thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone thought the dangerhad passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy.


Queen of the World! Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375832291
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 27th, 2005

With multiple Children's Choice Awards and over 1.8 million books sold, kids, parents, and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones, Ivy and Bean, Bad Kitty, and Dork Diaries


Our Hero Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375832307
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 27th, 2005

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal--BABYMOUSE


Beach Babe Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375832314
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 23rd, 2006

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal--BABYMOUSE


Amelia Bedelia Means Business Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062094964
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 29th, 2013

Amelia Bedelia makes her chapter book debut In Amelia Bedelia Means Business, a New York Times bestseller and the first book in the new chapter book series, young Amelia Bedelia will do almost anything for a shiny new bicycle.


Amelia Bedelia Unleashed Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062094995
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 29th, 2013

With Amelia Bedelia, anything can happen

Amelia Bedelia is going to get a puppy When her parents ask her what kind of dog she'd like, Amelia Bedelia doesn't know what to say. There are hundreds of dogs in the world, maybe even millions How will Amelia Bedelia ever find the perfect puppy?

Look out Here comes Amelia Bedelia, and she's got one thing on her mind--DOGS


Amelia Bedelia Road Trip! Cover Image
By Herman Parish, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062095022
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2013

Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, had a childhood full of surprises, mischief, and hilarious misunderstandings. In this illustrated chapter book adventure, just right for fans of Judy Moody and Ivy + Bean, young Amelia Bedelia piles into the family car and takes a road trip with her family.


Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442452633
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - August 7th, 2012

After pulling a magical thunderbolt from a stone, ten-year-old Zeus goes on the adventure of a lifetime in this thrilling start to a brand-new series


Poseidon and the Sea of Fury Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442452657
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - December 4th, 2012

A young Poseidon must triumph over aquatic terrors in this Heroes in Training adventure.


Hyperion and the Great Balls of Fire Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442452695
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - August 6th, 2013

The action heats up for Zeus and his fellow Olympians in this blazing Heroes in Training tale.


The Secret of the Swords Cover Image
By Watts Frances, Gregory Rogers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781742377285
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Published: Allen & Unwin Academic - April 2015

The first adventure in the Sword Girl series featuring the feisty Tommy When Tommy is made Flamant Castle's Keeper of the Blades, it seems her dreams of being a knight might come true. But then a valuable sword is stolen from the sword chamber. Can a surprising secret and an extra-special group of friends help her find it? Or will she be sent back to the kitchen in disgrace?


The Poison Plot Cover Image
By Watts Frances, Gregory Rogers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781742377926
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Published: Allen & Unwin Academic - April 2015

The second adventure in the Sword Girl series featuring the feisty Tommy

Sir Walter is holding a banquet at Flamant Castle but Tommy overhears one of the castle's enemies plotting to poison him. Unless she can foil the plot, Flamant will be at war Can an unusual cure for a cold possibly save the day?


The Tournament Trouble Cover Image
By Frances Watts, Gregory Rogers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781742379890
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Published: Allen & Unwin Academic - May 2015

The third adventure in the Sword Girl series Flamant Castle is having a tournament But when one of the squires is injured during practice, Sir Benedict asks Tommy to take his place. He even offers her one of his own horses to ride. It's a dream come true for Tommy.


The Siege Scare Cover Image
By Frances Watts, Gregory Rogers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781742379906
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Published: Allen & Unwin Academic - May 2015

Feisty Tommy's fourth adventure

When Sir Walter, Sir Benedict, and the other knights go to nearby Roses Castle for a tournament, the enemy knights from Malice attack Flamant. The castle is surrounded and there's no way out With the help of her friends, Tommy devises a daring plan. Can she save Flamant Castle before it's too late?


Rise of the Earth Dragon Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545646239
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

Dragon Masters Saving the Sun Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545646253
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - November 25th, 2014

DRAGON MASTERS has it all--dragons, Dragon Stones, a wizard, and even some magic


Dragon Masters Secret of the Water Dragon Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545646284
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 24th, 2015

Drake and the rest of the Dragon Masters are back for another adventure


Dragon Masters Power of the Fire Dragon Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545646314
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 28th, 2015

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow