New Kids Books
1000 animal words
Pottle, Jules, author.
"This fun and busy picture book helps children build up a vocabulary of more than 1000 words about the lives of animals around the world. Discover key concepts about wildlife and the natural world in this exciting animal picture book! Children can build their vocabulary and literacy skills as they learn about animals from all around the world."-- Publisher marketing.
Kingsbury, Karen, author.
Having very different feelings about going to school science camp, Ashley and Kari Baxter prepare for wild experiments and nature challenges--and for an experience they won't forget.
Amazing animal journeys : the most incredible migrations in the natural world
Forrester, Philippa, 1968- author.
Join animals on as they embark on large scale migrations and travel through the natural world in this book that follows their incredible journeys; many are in search of food, some are looking for a mate, lots are heading to a warmer climate, and others are just seeking a new home.
Billy and the Minpins
Dahl, Roald, author.
Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping Gruncher. Will it gobble Billy too -- or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast?
Dreamer : a graphic memoir
Aliu, Akim, author
"Akim Aliu--also known as 'Dreamer'--is a Ukrainian-Nigerian-Canadian professional hockey player whose career took him all around the world and who experienced systemic racism at every turn. 'Dreamer' tells Akim's incredible story, from being the only Black child in his Ukrainian community, to his family struggling to make ends meet while living in Toronto, to confronting the racist violence he often experienced both on and off the ice. This is a gut-wrenching and riveting graphic novel memoir that reminds us to never stop dreaming, and is sure to inspire young readers everywhere"-- Provided by publisher.
Engineering for curious kids : an illustrated introduction to building machines and amazing structures!
Oxlade, Chris, author.
Engineering makes the world go round. Through its innovations we can power cities, design medicines power and create self-driving cars. In this fact-packed guide, children can learn about vital breakthroughs in engineering history, the scientific principles behind these technologies and how engineers work today.
The ever storms
Foody, Amanda, author
Thirteen-year old Barclay and his fellow Lore Keeper apprentices are excited to travel to the Desert to study at the respected University of Al Faradh, but when dangerous, unnatural sandstorms and a magical library appear, more than their exams are at stake.
McDonald, Jill (Jill McDonald-Gomez), author, illustrator.
"A kids' guide to insects and their habitats"-- Provided by publisher.
Great STEM projects : tried-and-true experiments for all budding scientists
Challoner, Jack, author.
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths with this jam-packed collection of fun-filled experiments you can do at home. Get immersed in exciting STEM activities that will inspire every budding home scientist, technology fan, young engineer, and mathematician!
Henry Heckelbeck and the great frog escape
Coven, Wanda, author.
When Henry accidentally brings a frog home from Brewster Creek he plans to return it the next day, but things quickly turn chaotic when the frog escapes, and now Henry must try everything, even magic, to catch the energetic amphibian.
How to win at chess
King, Daniel, 1963- author
"How To Play Chess introduces each piece and its moves, explains key principles such as check and how to open a game, before exploring tricks such as forks, pins, and skewers. It's packed with graded test positions and training exercises to help young players improve their game as they progress through the book. What's more, readers can brush up on the fascinating history of chess, with features on the greatest players and legendary matches." -- Publisher's website.
Mouse vs wild
Stilton, Geronimo, author.
"When you're with Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabumouse adventure! Trap had finally talked me into taking a relaxing vacation. But it turned out it wouldn't just be given to me. We were going to have to win it! I was on my way to Port Stinky to win a race against the wild. Could I stand the smell long enough to win?"-- Provided by publisher.
Official Fortnite : the chronicle 2023
Pettman, Kevin, author.
It's been another wild ride in the world of Fortnite, with new challenges, rewards, map changes, and awesome Outfits keeping the game as fresh as ever. Now, in this official yearbook from Epic Games, you can relive all the major Battle Royale stories and surprises from the past 12 months.
Rhinos at recess
Osborne, Mary Pope, author.
"The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie to Africa where they must use magic to save a rhino and her baby from poachers"-- Provided by publisher.
SmART : use your eyes to boost your brain
Herman, Amy, author.
What would you say if I told you that looking at abstract paintings could give you the confidence you need to speak up in class? Or that learning the history of donuts could help you think like a super spy and train like the CIA? smART teaches readers how to think critically and creatively, a skill that only requires you to open your eyes and actively engage your brain.
The sum of us : how racism hurts everyone : adapted for young readers
McGhee, Heather C., author
Now adapted for a new generation of young readers, leaders, thinkers, and activists, this call to action examines how damaging racism is to all people and offers hope and real solutions so everyone can prosper.
Sunlight on the snow leopard
Osborne, Mary Pope, author
The magic tree house is back with a message from Morgan le Fay telling Jack and Annie to seek out "The Gray Ghost" and listen to her story, and immediately they are whisked away to Nepal where they meet Tenzin, a climber who has recently lost his family, and who takes them up the mountain to meet a snow leopard and renew himself.