New Fiction Books for Kids
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Fiction books for kids.
Treasures of the Maya
When Thea goes missing along with an ancient Mayan necklace, Geronimo Stilton is fast on the case, scouring Chichén Itzà for clues to find them.
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When You Have to Wait
"A mindful, gentle picture book about patience and learning to find beauty in the act of waiting"-- Provided by publisher.
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The Gabi That Girma Wore
Follows how a Gabi is made in Ethiopia from seed to harvest, to weaving to shop, to gift for Girma.
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Sydney's Big Speech
A perfect picture book about perseverance, overcoming challenges, and working hard to achieve your goals! Sydney learns to conquer her fear of public speaking at school, in this affectionate father-daughter story referencing inspiring role models who dealt with similar issues. Sydney wants to be a great leader when she grows up. There's just one problem--when she tries to speak in front of the class, she gets nervous, and the words just won't come out. Readers will cheer for Sydney as "No, I can't" changes to "Yes, I can!" Sydney's journey includes practice; encouragement from her loving dad; and a dose...
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I Lived Inside A Whale
A young girl escapes from a too loud and busy world by living inside a whale, but when her retreat is disturbed by an intruder, she learns people will be quiet and listen whenever she tells a story.
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Twelve-year-old Lyla sets out to write the perfect fantasy novel in her creative writing class, but discovers some unexpected twists and turns, both on and off the page. Includes twenty-five ways to overcome writer's block.
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The Keeping Quilt
Now available again in its original classic edition in hardcover, this beloved and bestselling picture book tells the story of one family's history through the generations and the powerful bond of their love. And so it was. A basket of old clothes, Anna's babushka, Uncle Vladimir's shirt, Aunt Havalah's nightdress, and an apron of Aunt Natasha's become The Keeping Quilt, passed along from mother to daughter for almost a century. For four generations the quilt is a Sabbath tablecloth, a wedding canopy, and a blanket that welcomes babies warmly into the world. In strongly moving illustrations that are as heartwarming...
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The Three Little Tardigrades
"Gavin, Colin, and Doug live on a cozy little drop of H2O until one day, their mother tells them it's time for them to grow up and leave home. In search of the perfect place to settle down, the three little tardigrades (also known as "moss piglets") journey to an underwater ice cave, an erupting volcano, and even the moon! They can survive under extreme conditions, but can they avoid the Big Hairy Wolf Spider?"-- Provided by publisher.
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Bumps in the Night
Sent to her grandmother's estate in Trinidad, Rika meets a group of kids with elemental powers called Minders, who reveal that her long-lost mom is in danger, sending Rika on a magical adventure where she must learn to believe in herself to destroy evil.
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The Last Bookwanderer
"When Milo, Tilly, Oskar, and Alessia venture into Arthurian legend to find the first bookwanderer--the wizard Merlin--they discover that the magic of bookwandering is not at all what they thought. Together, they must journey into Greek and Roman mythology to bargain with the trickster Loki and find a way to untangle the Alchemist's grip on the world's imagination. And to save Pages & Co. and protect the very foundations of bookwandering, the friends will have to learn the true power of imagination, all while an unexpected enemy stands in their way." -- Provided by publisher.
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