June Staff Picks for Kids

We have more books that you must read! Check them out now:

Mammoth A Mammoth in the Fridge
by Michaël Escoffier
illustrated by Matthieu Maudet

E ESC

Cute, simple drawings accompany the funny story of an unexpected visitor in the refrigerator. You’ll be surprised by where the mammoth ends up!
-Mike

Mustache Baby Mustache Baby
by Bridget Heos
illustrated by Joy Ang

E HEO

A picture book about baby Billy, who is born with a mustache, and his parents, who must figure out if it’s a Good-Guy mustache, or a Bad-Guy mustache.
-Serena

Flamingo Flora and the Flamingo
by Molly Idle

E IDL

Beautifully drawn wordless book about a little girl who befriends a flamingo through dance.
-Mike

Myths Myths busted! Just when you thought you knew what you knew
by Emily Krieger

J 001.96 KRI

Did you know fortune cookies aren’t even found in China? Or that alligators don’t actually live in the sewers of New York City? Want to prove it to your friends? Find out all about these wild and wacky myths from around the world and whether they are true or not.
-Megan

Benedict The notorious Benedict Arnold : a true story of adventure, heroism and treachery
by Steve Sheinkin

JB Arnold

Most people know that Benedict Arnold was America’s first, most notorious traitor. Few know that he was also one of its greatest war heroes. This accessible biography introduces young readers to the real Arnold: reckless, heroic, and driven. Packed with first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and surprising twists, this is a gripping and true adventure.
-Serena

Zchasers Zombie Chasers
by John Kloepfer
illustrated by Steve Wolfhard

J KLO

When zombies take over Phoenix, Arizona, Zack Clarke, his best friend Rice, and his older sister’s mean friend Madison Miller team up to try to defeat the undead, or at least survive one another.
-Serena

Homeless A Dog Called Homeless
by Sarah Lean

J LEA

Fifth-grader Cally Louise Fisher stops talking, partly because her father and brother never speak of her mother who died a year earlier. But visions of her mother, friendships with a homeless man, a disabled boy, and a huge dog ensure that she still communicates.
-Megan

Dragon's Throat The Door in the Dragon’s Throat
by Frank E. Peretti

J PER

An American archaeologist and his two children seek God’s protection and guidance as they journey to the Near East in search of a buried biblical treasure which local residents believe is cursed.
-Megan

Only Ones The Only Ones
by Aaron Starmer

J STA

“Call it coincidence, call it fate. This is the place you come. There’s no one else. This is the entire world.” These words welcome Martin Maple to the village of Xibalba. Like the other children who’ve journeyed there, he faces an awful truth. He was forgotten. When everyone else in the world disappeared one afternoon, these children were the only ones left behind. I loved it–it’s original and very well written.
-Jennifer S.

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