New Juvenile Books

Check out our latest arrivals for juvenile readers!

Wrecking ball

Kinney, Jeff, author, illustrator
2019

An instant #1 USA Today , Wall Street Journal , and New York Times bestseller!

In Wrecking Ball, Book 14 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series--from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney--an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house. But they soon find that home improvement isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Once the walls come down, all sorts of problems start to crop up. Rotten wood, toxic mold, unwelcome critters, and something even more sinister all make Greg and his family wonder if the renovations are worth the trouble. When the dust finally settles, will the Heffleys be able to stay . . . or will they need to get out of town?

And don't miss Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal --the instant #1 bestseller--told from Greg's best friend Rowley's perspective!

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Black Canary. Ignite

Black Canary. Ignite

Cabot, Meg, author
2019

From Meg Cabot, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Princess Diaries !

Thirteen-year-old Dinah Lance knows exactly what she wants, who she is, and where she's going. First, she'll win the battle of the bands with her two best friends, then she'll join the Gotham City Junior Police Academy so she can solve crimes just like her dad. Who knows, her rock-star group of friends may even save the world, but first they'll need to agree on a band name. When a mysterious figure keeps getting in the way of Dinah's goals and threatens her friends and family, she'll learn more about herself, her mother's secret past, and navigating the various power chords of life.

With expressive and energetic art by Cara McGee to match the trademark attitude and spunk of Meg Cabot's characters and dialogue, this mother-daughter story embraces the highs and lows of growing up without growing out of what makes us unique. It's an inspirational song that encourages readers to find their own special voices to sing along with Black Canary!

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The Fowl twins

The Fowl twins

Colfer, Eoin, author
2019

One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl twins--scientist Myles, and Beckett, the force of nature--are left in the care of house security (NANNI) for a single night. In that time they befriend a troll who has clawed his way through the earth's crust to the surface. Unfortunately for the troll, he is being chased by a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun, who both need the magical creature for their own gain, as well as a fairy-in-training who has been assigned to protect him. The boys and their new troll best friend escape and go on the run. Along the way they get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened, killed (temporarily), and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms, but the one that exists between a pair of twins.

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Girl activists

Girl activists

Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
2020

Who were history's bravest activists? Who was voted "Most Likely to Lead a Protest?" In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Activists, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women activists who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate text at a lower reading level in order to engage struggling readers. Backmatter material includes writing prompts that encourage readers to think creatively and critically. Series includes, a table of contents, educational sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

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Girl bosses

Girl bosses

Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
2020

Who were history's most empowering bosses? Who was voted "Best Deal-Maker?" In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Bosses, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women bosses who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate text at a lower reading level in order to engage struggling readers. Backmatter material includes writing prompts that encourage readers to think creatively and critically. Series includes, a table of contents, educational sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

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Girl scientists

Girl scientists

Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
2020

Who were history's smartest scientists? Who was voted "Most Likely to Have the Best Garden?" In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Scientists, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women scientists who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate text at a lower reading level in order to engage struggling readers. Backmatter material includes writing prompts that encourage readers to think creatively and critically. Series includes, a table of contents, educational sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

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Girl spies

Girl spies

Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.
2020

Who were history's most courageous spies? Who had the biggest transformation? In the History's Yearbook series, readers will learn about the amazing and diverse women in history. In Girl Spies, readers will discover and rediscover their favorite heroines and learn about top women spies who have made an impact. Each book in this series is written at a higher maturity level using considerate text at a lower reading level in order to engage struggling readers. Backmatter material includes writing prompts that encourage readers to think creatively and critically. Series includes, a table of contents, educational sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.

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The missing movie

The missing movie

Stilton, Geronimo, author
2019

When you're with Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabumouse adventure!

New Mouse City was having its first film festival! Famouse directors around the world had submitted their very best movies for a chance at the big prize. But at the big screening, Mousen Scorsese's newest film goes missing! Who could have stolen it and why? Hercule and Geronimo spring into action to solve the case!

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Now you know what you eat

Now you know what you eat

Fisher, Valorie.
2019

From peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to macaroni and cheese, Valorie Fisher explores the science behind our most delicious dishes!

Valorie Fisher dives deep into the science of what we eat and where ingredients come from by exploring what happens behind the scenes of favorite, everyday foods like pizza, honey, milk, maple syrup, vegetable soup, and more! With the help of bold, eye-catching yet simple graphics, inquisitive minds will love discovering what makes popcorn pop, why bread rises, and how bees make honeycomb. With this book peppered with facts like how many eggs a hen lays in a year and how many gallons of sap it takes to make one gallon of syrup, readers will be fascinated by all the amazing things they never knew about the food they eat! Now You Know What You Eat also includes a glossary, and a graphic about the food groups, as well as an introduction to vitamins and minerals. With a growing focus on STEM for this early age group, this book encourages readers to ask their own questions about the world around them, and to fall in love with discovering the answers!

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A tale of magic...

A tale of magic...

Colfer, Chris, 1990- author
2019

An IndieBound bestseller
A USA Today bestseller
A Wallstreet Journal bestseller

This #1 New York Times bestseller is a new series starter set in the Land of Stories universe from Chris Colfer, perfect for new and old fans!


When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility.

But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem, she doesn't return.
Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever?
Fall in love with an all-new series from Chris Colfer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Land of Stories, filled with adventure, imagination, and wonderfully memorable characters both familiar and new.

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