Congratulations to the winners of the Children's Choice Book Awards, including Jimmy Gownley, whose book THE DUMBEST IDEA EVER! won for the Book of the Year, 5th through 6th grade category, and J.A. White, who won the Children's Choice Debut Author award for THE THICKETY: A Path Begins.See all the winners, here!
This month’s Cool and New roundup includes the latest book in the hilarious detective series Timmy Failure, TIMMY FAILURE: Sanitized for Your Protection by Stephan Pastis; DREAM ON, AMBER by Emma Shevah with illustrations by Helen Crawford-White, about a half-Japanese, half-Italian girl with a ridiculously long name who’s attempting to overcome her father’s abandonment; and HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1) by J. K. Rowling with illustrations by Jim Kay, the long-anticipated, large bound picture book version of everyone’s favorite wizard book.
In paperback titles this month we have GAY & LESBIAN HISTORY FOR KIDS: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights, with 21 Activities by Jerome Pohlen, the latest title in the For Kids series; SHADOW SQUADRON: Rogue Agent by Carl Bowen and Benny Fuentes with illustrations by Wilson Tortosa, the most recent title featuring the elite team of soldiers responsible for completing the most difficult of missions; and BEYOND THE LAUGHING SKY by Michelle Cuevas and Julie Morstad, a beautiful tale that follows Nashville, who is not quite boy, not quite bird.
Anna's story is a suspenseful and deeply moving account of the sacrifices endured, the dangers faced, and the heroism demonstrated by courageous young victims, their parents and their saviors. It sheds light on yet another tragedy of the Holocaust: rescued children who lost not only their loved ones, but their very identities and Jewish heritage.
Would you believe that under the ground, right beneath your city, was another city? Would you believe it was populated with Scrappers, people built of metal and glass and stone? Jerome has no choice but to believe it after he meets Arkie. Arkie is a Scrapper, and he and Jerome quickly become friends―maybe even brothers. So when Arkie's city is in danger, Jerome knows he must help. But helping Arkie means hurting Jerome's dad, the only real family Jerome still has . . .
When Castor the stray dog is captured by a group of strange men and taken to a dark laboratory full of terrifying creatures, everything changes: These scientists inject strays with DNA-changing serum, making them into strange, new breeds called Unnaturals and forcing them to fight one another in a ring. Soon, Castor is transformed from a German Shepard mutt into a powerful beast with huge eagle wings. It will take courage to survive, but it will take even more for him to save the Unnaturals....
When Silly is brought into her sisters' world, the truth is more exciting than she ever imagined. The sisters have discovered a magical place that gives them what they truly need: an escape from the complications of their home life. But there are dark truths there, too. Silly hopes the magic will be the secret to saving their family, but she's soon forced to wonder if it could tear them apart.
Archer B. Helmsley wants an adventure. His grandparents were famous explorers…until they got stuck on an iceberg. Now Archer's mother barely lets him out of the house. As if that would stop a true Helmsley. Archer enlists Adelaide --- the girl who, according to rumor, lost her leg to a crocodile --- and Oliver --- the boy next door --- to help him rescue his grandparents.
On all other nights, the train departs from Stain'd Station and travels to the city without stopping. But not tonight. You might ask, why is this night different from all other nights? But that's the wrong question. Instead ask, where is this all heading? And what happens at the end of the line?
Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes!
In a book that tackles the biggest challenges facing us today, Chelsea Clinton combines facts, charts, photographs and stories to give readers a deep understanding of the world around them --- and how anyone can make a difference. With stories about children and teens who have made real changes big and small --- in their families, their communities, in our country and across the world --- this book will inspire readers of all ages to do their part to make our world a better place.
In this captivating and darkly funny tale, Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell have twisted together the familiar and the new, as well as the beautiful and the wicked, to tell a brilliant version of Snow White's (sort of) and Sleeping Beauty's (almost) stories. This story was originally published (without illustrations) in RAGS & BONES. This is the first time it is being published as an illustrated, stand-alone edition, and the book is a beautiful work of art.
As Sam explores the events leading up to the tragedy, he must face a difficult and life-changing question: Why did he keep his friendship with Morgan a secret? And could he have done something-anything-to prevent her final actions?
Rory Rooney likes to be prepared for anything. But Rory isn’t prepared when he suddenly and inexplicably turns green and finds himself stuck in an experimental hospital ward. The doctors are just as baffled as Rory is, and that’s when he begins to wonder: What if this isn’t caused by his genes, or a virus, or something he ate? What if it’s something even more extraordinary?