May Youth Services Picks

Here are our May picks of Kids books that we know you’ll love:

buzz Buzz, Buzz, Baby!
by Karen Katz

Explore with baby in this lift-the-flap board book and discover all kinds of fun bugs!

Crictor Crictor
by Tomi Ungerer
An elderly French woman receives an unusual gift from her son, a boa constrictor she takes around town and dotes upon. Beautifully illustrated and just plain fun!

boris Boris Sees the Light
by Andrew Joyner
J Joy
Boris and his friends Frederick and Alice are camping in the backyard, but it is very dark–except for a mysterious light moving through the bushes.

secretsbook Secrets of the Book
Erin Fry
Sixth grader Spencer Lemon has a degenerative eye disease—and he’s rapidly losing his eyesight—so he has no idea why he was chosen to guard Pandora’s Book. When Ed hands over the book, he doesn’t get a chance to explain any of the rules to Spencer. Spencer only knows that the book contains famous dead people—people who can be brought back to life. Spencer and his autistic best friend, Gregor, soon figure out how to get people out of the book, but not how to get them back in.

fairest Fairest of All
Sarah Mlynowski
After moving to a new house, ten-year-old Abby and her younger brother Jonah discover an antique mirror that transports them into the “Snow White” fairy tale. Book #1 of a series.

stayalive Stay Alive #1 Crash
Joseph Monninger
When the members of Junior Action News Team crash land in the Alaskan backwoods, one thing is clear: not everyone is going to survive. No cell phones. No internet. Their supplies are limited, as is their knowledge of the wilderness. Part of the group wants to wait it out. Other wants to search for help. But above all they must stay alive!

Pie Pie
Sarah Weeks
Alice’s aunt Polly passes away and entrusts the recipe for her world-famous pie crust to her cat, which she leaves in Alice’s care. As everyone tries to discover the secret ingredients, Alice learns some important lessons about faith, love, and family. A sweet mystery you’re sure to enjoy!

Chew on This Chew on This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food
by Eric Schlosser
J 394.1 SCH
This book reveals the truth about what lurks between those sesame seed buns, what a chicken “nugget” really is, and how the fast food industry has grown and developed.

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