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Crayola Fall Colors - JNF

Mari Schuh

Falling leaves, round pumpkins, crisp apples-- colors are everywhere in fall! Explore color in the world around you. What colors make you think of fall? What can you create with the colors of fall? Encourage readers to create fall-inspired art and discover the colors around them through bright photos and lively text.

 

 

Snappsy the Alligator and His Best Friend Forever! (Probably) - E

Julie Falatko

Snappsy the alligator wants to spend a quiet evening reading, but a pesky chicken who insists he is Snappsy's best friend will not leave him alone.

 

 

 

Not Now, Not Ever - YA

Lily Anderson

Seventeen year old Elliot does not want to join the Air Force like the rest of her family, so she packs up her determination, her favorite Octavia Butler novels, and her Jordans, and runs away to summer camp. Specifically, a cutthroat academic-decathlon-like competition for a full scholarship to Rayevich College--the only college with a Science Fiction Literature program, and her dream school. She's also going to start over as Ever Lawrence: a new name for her new beginning. She's excited to spend her summer with the other nerds, like her socially-awkward roommate with neon-yellow hair, and a boy who seriously writes on a typewriter and is way cuter than is comfortable. The only problem with her excellent plan to secretly win the scholarship and a ticket to her future: her golden-child, super-genius cousin Isaiah has had the same idea, and has shown up at Rayevich smugly ready to steal her dreams and expose her fraud.

 

The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse - JF

Nicholas Gannon

Archer Helmsley's grandparents have finally returned home, but there are rumors they've brought a curse with them

 

 

 

 

The Witch Boy (Graphic Novel) - JF

Molly Ostertag

In thirteen-year-old Aster's family, all the girls are raised to be witches, while boys grow up to be shapeshifters. Anyone who dares cross those lines is exiled. Unfortunately for Aster, he still hasn't shifted and he's still fascinated by witchery, no matter how forbidden it might be. When a mysterious danger threatens the other boys, Aster knows he can help as a witch. It will take the encouragement of a new friend, the non-magical and non-conforming Charlie, to convince Aster to try practicing his skills. And it will require even more courage to save his family and be truly himself.

 

Red Again - E

Barbara Lehman

When a young boy finds an abandoned book, he discovers another world just as real as his own.

 

 

 

Little Red Riding Sheep - E

Linda Lodding

Arnold the sheep wants to play Little Red Riding Hood, and he has suggestions on how to make the story better.

 

 

 

 

Sam & Eva - E

Debbie Ohi

Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but when the scene comes to life and gets out of control, she helps him escape.

 

 

 

 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - JF

Newt Scamander

Offers alphabetically arranged entries detailing the characteristics of such mythical beasts as hippogriffs, blast-ended skrewts, dragons, and unicorns.

 

 

 

After the Fall - E

Dan Santat

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

 

Everything Must Go - YA

Jenny Davis

Falling for a young man who has accepted a job at a hippie Quaker school, Flora leaves her elite prep school to join him, but must make the most of the situation when he fails to show up, in a story told through letters, emails, and news stories.

 

 

 

Little Bigfoot, Big City - JF

Jennifer Weiner

After discovering that she is not human, twelve-year-old Alice Mayfair is on a mission to find out who and what she is, but she must do it alone because her best friend Millie Maximus, an undersized Bigfoot who lives in the forest near Alice's school in upstate New York, is focused on fulfilling her dream to sing for a nationally televised talent competition.

 

 

The Very, Very, Very Long Dog - E

Julia Patton

Bartelby, a very long sausage dog, causes chaos when walking with his friends until they find a way for him to keep track of his bottom.

 

 

 

The Speaker - YA

Traci Chee

Sefia and Archer's adventure continues as Archer searches for a way to combat his nightmares of his time with the impressors and Sefia becomes more and more consumed by her study of the Book.

 

 

 

A Line in the Dark - YA

Malinda Lo

When Chinese American teenager Jess Wong's best friend Angie falls in love with a girl from the nearby boarding school, Jess expects heartbreak. But when everybody's secrets start to be revealed, the stakes quickly elevate from love or loneliness to life or death.

 

 

 

The Fall of the Readers - JF

Django Wexler

After defeating her Uncle Geryon, Alice faces the collective might of all the Old Readers and, in order to save the magic creatures she promised to help, must go on a quest to find a force strong enough to overturn the Old Readers once and for all.

 

 

 

The Librarian of Auschwitz - YA

Antonio Iturbe

Based on a true story, this book follows Dita Kraus from age fourteen, when she is put in charge of 8 forbidden books at Auschwitz concentration camp, through the end of World War II and beyond.

 

The Big Lie - YA

Julie Mayhew

In an alternate-world modern England under Nazi rule, sheltered teen Jessika Keller questions what it means to be good when she develops an attraction for her best friend, Clementine, an outspoken, radical girl who has drawn the attention of the Nazi regime.

 

 

 

 

Snowball Moon - E

Fran Slayton

When the lights go out one snowy night, neighborhood friends get together for sledding, building forts, and more under the bright full moon.

 

 

 

 

 

The Getaway - JF

Jeff Kinney

With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?

 

Instructions for a Secondhand Heart - YA

Tamsyn Murray

Jonny and Neve, both fifteen, bond after her twin brother, in whose shadow she has been living, becomes Jonny's just-in-time heart donor.

 

 

 

The Crayola Counting Book - JNF

Mari Schuh

Explores ways to count using crayons to illustrate concepts.

 

 

 

 

All About Mia - YA

Lisa Williamson

When her seemingly perfect sister Grace comes home with a shocking announcement, Mia hopes that it's finally Grace's turn to get into trouble, but instead it's Mia whose life spirals out of control -- boozing, boys and bad behaviour -- and she starts to realize that her attempts to make it 'All About Mia' might put at risk the very things she loves the most.

 

 

The Antlered Ship- E

Dashka Slater

An inquisitive fox named Marco and a bored flock of pigeons join the crew of deer Captain Sylvia, setting sail in her antlered ship in search of a wonderful island and finding friendship on the way.