Crayons on Strike!!

Do you squeeze your crayons tightly?  Do you color so hard that they break in half?  Do you peel the paper off of the crayons?  How do you think the crayons feel when you drop them on the floor?  Find out how one little boy found out that his crayons were not happy...

Science Fair Project

Science Fair is coming up and Jim decides to dump his best-robot-obsessed friend and do a project with a girl.  They are going to study river otters.  No robots for him this time.  Everything is great until they discover a creepy junkyard.  Something is living in that...

Bugs bugs and more bugs

The most complete bug reference book you will ever need is now on our shelf.  National Geographic Kids Ultimate Bugopedia features more than 400 insects.  The photographs get you up close and personal with the bugs.  You will learn everything from where bugs live to...

Cupcake Diaries

The Cupcake Diaries is a great new series by Coco Simon.  Coco Simon mixes her love of cupcakes with stories about girls in middle school and the dilemmas that they encounter.  In Mia a Matter of Taste, Mia gets terrible news.  She needs braces and glasses!  Not what...

New Arrivals

Some great new novels arrived Just in time for your Christmas vacation. Another tale about Alcatraz and its most famous prisoner Al Capone.Gennifer Choldenko is the author of Al Capone Does My Homework. Tallstar’s Revenge by Erin Hunter, the next in the Warrior...

New Books

Look for two new picture books on the shelves.  Two Little Monkeys by Mem Fox and Trouper by Meg Kearney. Two Little Monkeys is the story told in rhyme of two adventurous monkeys, named Cheeky and Chee.  Just enough comedy and suspense for little ones. Trouper is...
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