Staff Picks - Kids

Created on April 23, 2021, 5:20 pm

Last Updated May 31, 2021, 9:19 am

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What starts as a very boring summer turns into an unforgettable and meaningful adventure for Candice Miller as she and her neighbor Brandon team up to solve a mystery that could redeem Candice's grandmother's memory. - Nico P
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What would you do if you had a chance to restart? After a fall from the roof of his house Chase suffers severe amnesia and must start all over again remembering who he was. It's confusing as he figures out the kind of person he used to be—was he a hero or a bully? - Pat L
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Low riders volume 1
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This quirky graphic novel follows a group of friends who love working on cars. When they hear of a car competition to build the best lowrider in town, they enter and embark on an intergalactic journey! Beautiful ballpoint pen illustrations make this book out of this world! - Janelle O
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When the oceans rise, pioneers take to farming the sea floor in exchange for underwater land grants and pirate gangs prey on settlers. Living your whole life underwater may have... consequences. - Alex Z
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You do not have to have a child with ADHD in order to use this book as a resource. It provides lists and steps to support executive functioning skills, which are immensely useful for growing children. It will help them succeed now and in the future! - Connie W.
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This is the story of President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir’s famous camping trip that started our national parks, one of America's unique and best ideas. - Gale K.
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In this installment of Hazardous Tales, Hale tells the story of Araminta Ross, a slave who risked everything to be free. Once she made it, she changed her name to Harriet Tubman and helped rescue others. - Jennifer R.
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The nonfiction story of the race between the US, Russia, and Germany to build the atomic bomb during WW II. This fast-paced book reads more like a crime thriller than a history of the atomic bomb. - Katelyn A.
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When Laurie Hernandez stood on the podium at the Summer Olympic Games, years of practice, injury, competition, and sacrifice went into getting her there—but her love of gymnastics kept her smiling through it all. A charming and fun memoir. - Nico P.
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