Books for Children

  • The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts

    by Avi

    High adventure from master storyteller, Avi. When Oliver wakes to find his father missing and his home flooded, he must fend for himself among cruel orphan masters, corrupt magistrates, and conniving thieves.

    On Sale Date: 05-16-2017
    Category: Children • Ages 8-12 • Grades 3-7

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  • Carmer and Grit 1: The Wingsnatchers

    by Sarah Jean Horwitz

    In this stunning debut Carmer, a magician's apprentice, and Grit, a one-winged faerie princess, must vanquish the mechanical monsters that stalk the industrial streets and threaten the faerie kingdom.

    On Sale Date: 04-25-2017
    Category: Children • Ages 10-14 • Grades 5-9

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  • Love, Ish

    by Karen Rivers

    Mischa "Ish" Love's celestial-sized dreams for a future on Mars go heartbreakingly awry when her best friend moves away and an unexpected medical diagnosis threatens to rewrite her future.

    On Sale Date: 03-14-2017
    Category: Children • Ages 8-12 • Grades 3-7

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  • Brightwood

    by Tania Unsworth

    When Daisy Fitzjohn’s mother leaves their crumbling Gothic home early one morning and doesn’t return, Daisy, with no one to help her but her imaginary friends, must fight  to save her home and her life from a dangerous and mysterious stranger.

    Category: Children • Ages 9+ • Grades 5+

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  • The Unbelievable FIB 2: Over the Underworld

    by Adam Shaughnessy

    ABE and Pru team up with Mr. Fox and Ratatosk, the insult squirrel, for a new adventure among the gods and lands of Norse mythology as they race to stop the chain of events foretold to lead to Ragnarok — the war that ends the world.

    Category: Children • Ages 8-12 • Grades 3-7

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  • Anton and Cecil: Cats Aloft

    by Lisa Martin & Valerie Martin
    Illustrated by Kelly Murphy

    In the thrilling final adventure of the critically acclaimed trilogy, cat brothers Anton and Cecil team up with a police dog to search for puppies stolen right off their leashes at the Chicago World’s Fair.

    Category: Children • Ages 8-12 • Grades 3-7

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  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon

    by Kelly Barnhill

    In this New York Times bestselling epic fantasy, a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon must unlock the dangerous magic buried deep inside her. The New York Times Book Review calls The Girl Who Drank the Moon “impossible to put down . . . as exciting and layered as classics like Peter Pan or The Wizard of Oz."

    Category: Children • Ages 10-14 • Grades 5-9

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  • Three-Ring Rascals #5: Secrets Of The Circus

    by Kate Klise
    Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise

    When the New Pork Times announces a pig race at the Iowa State Fair with a five-thousand-dollar prize, the circus members and Farmer Farley all rush to the fair in hopes that they can win the prize and save Pablo, Gert's secret pig pen pal, and Farmer Farley’s farm.

    Category: Children • Ages 7 - 10 • Grades 2 - 5

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  • The Girl in the Well Is Me

    by Karen Rivers

    Newcomer Kammie Summers has fallen into a well during a (fake) initiation into a club whose members have no intention of letting her join. Now Kammie’s trapped in the dark, growing increasingly claustrophobic, and waiting to be rescued—or possibly not.

    Category: Children • Ages 10+ • Grades 5+

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  • The Secret Of Dreadwillow Carse

    by Brian Farrey

    After a chance meeting, Princess Jeniah and peasant girl Aon hatch a plan to send Aon into the heart of the Dreadwillow Carse, a desolate bog, to unlock its darkest secret. But when Aon doesn’t return, a guilt-stricken Jeniah must enter the carse to try and rescue her friend--even if it means risking the entire Monarchy.

    Category: Children • Ages 8 - 12 • Grades 3 - 7

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