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New Books for Kids
A selection of new children's fiction and nonfiction books. Updated every two months. Last update: May 2014
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  Cover Art: I Kill the Mockingbird Acampora, Paul
I Kill the Mockingbird
When best friends Lucy, Elena, and Michael receive their summer reading list, they are excited to see To Kill A Mockingbird included. But not everyone in their class shares the same enthusiasm. So they hatch a plot to get the entire town talking about the well-known Harper Lee classic.
166 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bugged : How Insects Changed History Albee, Sarah
Bugged : How Insects Changed History
Chronicles the rivalry between the human and insect worlds that draws on myriad disciplines to explain the varying roles that bugs have played in building and toppling empires as well as the bug stories behind infamous disasters.
168 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: A Child's Introduction to Art : the World's Greatest Paintings and Sculptures Alexander, Heather
A Child's Introduction to Art : the World's Greatest Paintings and Sculptures
The newest volume in Black Dog's best-selling, award-winning Child's Introduction series explores the fascinating world of art and artists and includes do-it-yourself art projects throughout.
96 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Stonewall Hinkleman and the Battle of Bull Run Angleberger, Tom
Stonewall Hinkleman and the Battle of Bull Run
While participating in a reenactment of the Battle of Bull Run, twelve-year-old Stonewall Hinkleman is transported back to the actual Civil War battle by means of a magic bugle.
178 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Tooth & Claw : the Wild World of Big Predators Arnosky, Jim
Tooth & Claw : the Wild World of Big Predators
In the sixth picture book in his Sterling gatefold series, acclaimed nature writer and illustrator Jim Arnosky introduces awe-inspiring wild predators: carnivores that survive through tooth and claw.
32 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Superman Family Adventures. Volume 2 Baltazar, Art
Superman Family Adventures. Volume 2
This looks like a job for the Super-Family! Superman is here to save the day ... and he brought the whole family! Supergirl, Superboy and the super-pets are ready to help their namesake rescue Metropolis from Toyman, Doomsday, General Zod, Lex Luthor, and more in these colorful adventures.
128 p. 2014
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: LEGO Star Wars : the Visual Dictionary Beecroft, Simon
LEGO Star Wars : the Visual Dictionary
Presents the Star Wars line of LEGO action figures and playsets, detailing a history of the toy line and how each playset connects to the events in the Star Wars films.
144 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits Beil, Michael D.
Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits
In 1938, ten-year-old Henry Shipley must rely on a talking cat named Lantern Sam and a kindly conductor named Clarence to help solve the kidnapping of a young heiress aboard the Lake Erie Shoreliner passenger train.
277 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: You Can Bet On That Benton, Jim
You Can Bet On That
Jamie, Isabella, and Angeline have known each other for a long time. They've even become friends, whether Jamie likes it or not. But when the trio starts a friendly competition, all bets are off. The loser will be treated to a game of Dare or Worse Dare...with Isabella.
133 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill Blakemore, Megan Frazer
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill
Hazel Kaplansky and new student Samuel Butler investigate rumors that a Russian spy has infiltrated their small Vermont town, amidst the fervor of Cold War era McCarthyism, but more is revealed than they could ever have imagined.
312 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Searching for Sarah Rector : the Richest Black Girl in America Bolden, Tonya
Searching for Sarah Rector : the Richest Black Girl in America
Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.
76 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: How They Choked : Failures Flops and Flaws of the Awfully Famous Bragg, Georgia
How They Choked : Failures Flops and Flaws of the Awfully Famous
Presents a humorous look at the flaws and foibles of some of the most famous personalities of history, including such figures as Marco Polo, George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Edison, and Amelia Earhart.
200 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend Branford, Anna
Violet Mackerel's Possible Friend
After moving to a new neighborhood, a girl who is both a worrier and a problem solver meets a possible very good friend next door.
120 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: All About Everything : the Ultimate Fact-packed Almanac Bryan, Kim
All About Everything : the Ultimate Fact-packed Almanac
Featuring gorgeous photographs that illustrate and educate, this visual encyclopedia is jam-packed with thousands and thousands of images that bring more than one million things to light.
304 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Park Scientists : Gila Monsters Geysers and Grizzly Bears in America's Own Backyard Carson, Mary Kay
Park Scientists : Gila Monsters Geysers and Grizzly Bears in America's Own Backyard
Describes the work of scientists in America's national parks, as they study geysers, grizzly bears, salamanders, cacti, and fireflies.
75 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The School for Good and Evil Chainani, Soman
The School for Good and Evil
This year, best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to discover where all the lost children go: the fabled School for Good & Evil, where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains.
488 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: A World Without Princes Chainani, Soman
A World Without Princes
When best friends Sophie and Agatha return to a fairy tale world, they find that old enemies are no longer fighting, but a war begins to brew as an enemy arises from within.
433 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: If it Rains Pancakes : Haiku and Lantern Poems Cleary, Brian
If it Rains Pancakes : Haiku and Lantern Poems
If It Rains Pancakes is packed with poems to make you chuckle, puzzle, and ponder. And when you've finished reading, you can try your hand at writing your own haiku and lanterns!
32 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 : the Movie Storybook Cohen, Tom
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 : the Movie Storybook
This movie storybook features the web-slinging adventures of Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
112 p. 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Scout's Campfire Cookbook for Kids Conners, Tim
The Scout's Campfire Cookbook for Kids
Hungry for Troll Stew, Snake on a Stick, or Dirty Marshmallows? They're in here! As with The Scout's Outdoor Cookbook, this all-new guide brings together outdoor recipes, methods, and tips for a Scout-friendly cooking experience geared toward kids.
183 p. 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
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