Exuberant and colorful! What's not to love about being accepted as you are? Ms. Cocca-Leffler has another winner!
Get a start on your summer beach fix with this charming Caldecott Medal winner about the iconic and steadfast "soul" of a seashore. See what it is like to live in one. Keepers are becoming extinct.
We aren't the only creatures who think spring can't come fast enough! What happens to all that melting snow?
When Elodees family moves to Eventown, where everything is perfect, no pain, no anger, no sad memories, things are not as they seem. Sometimes it's good to be a rebel!
Tense and deliciously creepy tale of Alex, writer of hair-raising stories. Now he must keep producing them every night in order to escape the magical apartment of wicked Natasha. Will he run out of ideas? Will you be able to put the book down? Oh, no?
Sixteen-year-old talented teen rapper learns the hard way how important it is to control her impatience and hot-headedness. Trouble big time! She learns who she really is!
Read this before seeing the movie! One teen managed to change the lives of an entire village in Africa. This is moving, inspiring and exciting!
A Wrinkle in Time remains a classic, but have you read the sequels? A Swiftly Tilting Plant is book three and follows a teenage Charles Wallace as he gazes back into time to find the key to our future. L'Engle masters the pacing, taking us from Celtic warriors to early American settlers, all to deliver us a conclusion that shows us the importance of the past in our everyday lives. And if you love this one, you'll love the whole Time Quintet!
A mystery novel about a 17th Century Dutch painter, two curious children, a stolen painting, and pentominos: Chasing Vermeer is a book like no other. Petra and Calder take it upon themselves to find a stolen Vermeer painting, a mystery they know they can solve. But who can they trust? And who will believe them? Fun for all ages, Balliett writes a book for the curious at heart, and Brett Helquist illustrates a world where secrets lie in every corner. A must-read for those who love art, asking questions, and getting to the bottom of a good mystery.