Absorbing, encyclopedic compendium of animal life is a treasure for the entire family.
Engaging, funny, and heartfelt story of a cynical girl who opens her heart after befriending a squirrel who gets superpowers.
Exceptional picture book about crossing the U.S. by steam train offers stunning art, comprehensive detail, and you-are-there excitement.
Surprising picture book mixes sci-fi thrills with cat antics for truly original, almost wordless story told largely in vivid comic panels.
Two-volume set of exciting, affecting graphic novels examines war and religion through two teens in powerful historical fiction.
Superb writing and gripping, lean, fast-paced action make this extroardinary survival story impossible to put down.
Beautiful, lyrical writing makes this gut-wrenching story of a grief-stricken teen runaway worth the journey.
This memoir is an excellent introduction to the Holocaust for kids because the narrator is a child himself, trying to understand it as it happens.
This exciting young adult adventure has a strong male voice and will appeal to boys as well as girls.
Susan Cooper's profound historical novel paints an unflinching portrait of everyday life in colonial America and moves readers with the grace and dignity of her prose and characters.
Beautiful, violent story of medieval love and tragedy.
All the charm, menace, and wordplay of A Series of Unfortunate Events but in a noir setting, with Snicket as a boy solving the mystery.
Fast-paced, witty story of classroom rat who must prove his merit and valor is a captivating mystery adventure.
The 100 busy peas are simply irresistible in this easy-to-love, colorful counting book by the author of LMNO Peas.
Appealing characters, engaging art, and solid writing advice make this a fantastic choice for imaginative young readers.
Well-crafted mystery adventure with many surprises, interesting characters, and two smart, creative teen girls on the case.
This is a thoughtful and entertaining novel about teen suicide, not an easy subject for a parent to broach.
The simple pleasure of watching seeds grow as winter turns to spring shines through in this timeless-looking picture book.
Great silly fun with a Moose who gets left off the M page makes this alphabet book truly memorable.
A gripping graphic-novel biography of an African-American cowboy, sharpshooter, and trailblazer.
Vibrant art captures entertainer Josephine Baker's amazing journey from poverty in the U.S. to stardom in 1920s Paris.
Clever take on chivalry, bravery, and humility in this retelling of a legend from King Arthur's court -- great for read-aloud or early reader.
This Chinese New Year story is a tale for all seasons and any kids learning to love their culture.
Stunningly illustrated, this would make a great gift book or treasured addition to any family's library.
Remarkable letters to a cyberbullied teen show the power of compassion.