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New Chapter Books

Added in September 2020

Frankie Sparks and the Big Sled Challenge by Megan Frazer Blakemore

Frankie Sparks and the Lucky Charm by Megan Frazer Blakemore

The Last Kids on Earth and the Skeleton Road by Max Brallier

Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket by Chris Grabenstein

Lila and Hadley by Kody Keplinger

Emily Windsnap and the Tides of Time by Liz Kessler

Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte

The Willoughbys Return by Lois Lowry

Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib Mian

Planet Omar: Unexpected Super Spy by Zanib Mian

Daring Darleen, Queen of the Screen by Anne Nesbet

Dactyl Hill Squad #3: Thunder Run by Daniel Jose Older

Bloom by Kenneth Oppel

Unicorns of the Secret Stable #1: Heartsong's Missing Foal by Whitney Sanderson

Unicorns of the Secret Stable #2: Unicorn Uncovered by Whitney Sanderson

Unicorns of the Secret Stable #3: Stolen Magic by Whitney Sanderson

Unicorns of the Secret Stable #4: The Red Key by Whitney Sanderson

The Boy Who Grew Dragons by Andy Shepherd

I Survived the California Wildfires, 2018 by Lauren Tarshis

The Newspaper Club: The Cubs Get the Scoop by Beth Vrabel

New Chapter Books

Added in August 2020

The Shark Report by Derek Anderson

Didi Dodo, Future Spy #2: Robo-Dodo Rumble by Tom Angleberger

Didi Dodo, Future Spy #3: Double-O Dodo by Tom Angleberger

The One and Only Bob by Katharine Applegate

A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying to Kelley Armstrong

Beginners Welcome: A Novel by Cindy Baldwin

The Best of Iggy by Annie Barrows

The Light in the Lake by Sarah R. Baughman

Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion by Andrea Beaty

Things You Can't Say by Jenn Bishop

The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert

Stella Diaz Never Gives Up by Angela Dominguez

Yasmin in Charge by Saadia Faruqi

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart

Rick by Alex Gino

Super Puzzletastic Mysteries: Short Stories for Young Sleuths from Mystery Writers of America edited by Chris Grabenstein

Promises to the Dead by Mary Downing Hahn

Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure by Vashti Hardy

Wink by Rob Harrell

Fabio the World's Greatest Flamingo Detective: Mystery on the Ostrich Express by Laura James

The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury

Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure by Jeff Kinney

Don't Check Out This Book! by Kate Klise

Notorious by Gordon Korman

The Ghost in Apartment 2R by Denis Markell

The Queen Bee and Me by Gillian McDunn

Love Sugar Magic Bk 3: Mixture of Mischief by Anna Meriano

Free Lunch by Rex Ogle

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices edited by S.K. Ali and Aisha Saeed

Late Lunch with Llamas by Mary Pope Osborne

Narwhal on a Sunny Night by Mary Pope Osborne

Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park

Here in the Real World by Sara Pennypacker

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers by Celia C. Perez

City Spies by James Ponti

Do Fish Sleep? by Jens Raschke

The Oddmire Book 2: The Unready Queen by William Ritter

Enchanter's Child Bk 1: Twilight Hauntings by Angie Sage

Nessie Quest by Melissa Savage

Can You See Me? by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott

Sisterland by Salla Simukka

Odd Gods Bk 2: The ODDyssey by David Slavin

I, Cosmo by Carlie Sorosiak

The Runaways by Ulf Stark

Brave Like That by Lindsey Stoddard

Shuri: A Black Panther Novel by Nic Stone

The Newspaper Club by Beth Vrabel

Ways to Make Sunshine by Renee Watson

New Chapter Books

Added in July 2020

Ragweed & Poppy by Avi

King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

A Home for Goddesses and Dogs by Leslie Connor

Jelly by Jo Cotterill

Casper Tock and the Everdark Wings by Abi Elphinstone

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller

Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai

Wanda Seasongood and the Mostly True Secret by Susan Lurie

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds

The Good Thieves by Katherine Rundell

Wolf & Lamb Mystery #2: Kat Wolfe Takes the Case by Lauren St. John

Extraordinary Birds by Sandy Stark-McGinnis

All the Colors of Magic by Valija Zinck


New Children's Nonfiction Books

Added in September 2020

Machines That Think! by Don Brown

V is for Voting by Kate Farrell

Incredible Jobs You've (Probably) Never Heard Of by Natalie Labarre

Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From by Patrick Skipworth

On a Snow-Melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring by Buffy Silverman

The History of Prehistory by Mick Manning & Brita Granstrom

Megabugs by Helaine Becker

Seeds by Carme Lemniscates

What Do You Do if You Work at the Zoo? by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

Humanimal: Incredible Ways Animals Are Just Like Us! by Christopher Lloyd

Running Wild: Awesome Animals in Motion by Galadriel Watson

Do Jellyfish Like Peanut Butter? Amazing Sea Creature Facts by Corinne Demas & Artemis Roehrig

Insect Superpowers: 18 Real Bugs that Smash, Zap, Hypnotize, Sting, and Devour! by Kate Messner

Not a Bean by Claudia Guadalupe Martinez

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis mellifera

Run, Sea Turtle, Run: A Hatchling's Journey by Stephen Swinburne

The Bat Book by Charlotte Milner

Follow Those Zebras: Solving a Migration Mystery by Sandra Markle

Sea Otters: A Survival Story by Isabelle Groc

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What is LEGO? by Jim O'Connor

Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon

Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring by Nancy Churnin

Who Got Game? Baseball - Amazing but True Stories by Derrick Barnes

Poems Aloud by Joseph Coelho

Construction People poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins

Little Parsley by Inger Hagerup

Cast Away: Poems for Our Time by Naomi Shihab Nye

The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-to Poems selected by Paul B. Janeczko

Alice Across America; The Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Road Trip by Sarah Glenn Marsh

The Fabled Life of Aesop by Ian Lendler

The Eagle Huntress: The True Story of the Girl Who Soared Beyond Expectations by Aisholpan Nurgaiv

The Boy Who Thought Outside the Box: The Story of Video Game Inventor Ralph Baer by Marcie Wessels

Patricia's Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight by Michelle Lord

Hard Work, But It's Worth It: The Life of Jimmy Carter by Bethany Hegedus

On Wings of Words: The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson

Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Doreen Rappaport

Fly High, John Glenn: The Story of an American Hero by Kathleen Krull

Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey by Lori Mortensen

Mario and the Hole in the Sky: How a Chemist Saved Our Planet by Elizabeth Rusch

Normal: One Kid's Extraordinary Journey by Magdalena & Nathaniel Newman

Fred's Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers by Laura Renauld

The Slave Who Went to Congress by Marti Rosner and Frye Gaillard

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard

Who Was Celia Cruz? by Pam Pollack andMeg Belviso

Who is Temple Grandin? by Patricia Brennan Demuth

Who Was Ida B. Wells? by Sarah Fabiny

The Girl Who Rode a Shark & Other Stories of Daring Women written by Ailsa Ross

My Survival: A Girl on Schindler's List - a Memoir

Child of St. Kilda by Beth Waters

Encyclopedia of American Indian History & Culture: Stories, Time Lines, Maps, and More by Cynthia O'Brien

Powwow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance by Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane

Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island by Jennifer Thermes

Selena: Reina de la Música Tejana by Silvia Lopez

New Children's Nonfiction Books

Added in August 2020

The First Dinosaur: How Science Solved the Greatest Mystery on Earth by Ian Lendler

Here We Go Digging for Dinosaur Bones: Sung to the Tune of "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush" by Susan Lendroth

Cells: An Owner's Handbook by Carolyn Fisher

Your Amazing Digestion from Mouth Through Intestine by Joanne Settel

Spit: What's Cool About Drool by Mary Batten

Crazy Contraptions: Build Rube Goldberg Machines that Swoop, Spin, Stack, and Swivel: With Hands on Engineering Activities by Laura Perdew

Bots!: Robotoic Engineering: With Hands-on Makerspace Activities by Kathy Ceceri

A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z by John Robert Allman

The Superlative A. Lincoln: Poems About our 16th President by Eillen R. Meyer

Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan

The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver by Gene Barretta

A Voice Named Aretha by Katheryn Russell-Brown

A Picture Book of Alexander Hamilton by David A. Adler

The Boy Who Became a Dragon: A Bruce Lee Story by Jim Di Bartolo

Saving the Countryside: The Story of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit by Linda Elovitz Marshall

Ready to Fly: How Sylvia Townsend Became the Bookmobile Ballerina by Lea Lyon and A. LaFaye

Who Was Harvey Milk? by Corinne Grinapol

Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary by Meeg Pincus


New Picture Books & Easy Readers

Added in September 2020

New Picture Books & Easy Readers

Added in August 2020

Bird Count by Susan Edwards Richmond

The Yawns are Coming! by Christopher Eliopoulos

Where the Dragons Live: A Rosie and Rasmus Story by Serena Geddes

The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story by Aya Khalil

Hat Tricks by Satoshi Kitamura

My Ocean is Blue by Darren Lebeauf

The Ghoul by Tagheed A. Najjar

Hike by Pete Oswald

Escape Goat by Ann Patchett

The Bear Must Go On by Dev Petty

Over the Moon by James Proimos

Motor Mouse Delivers by Cynthia Rylant

Roy Digs Dirt by David Shannon

The Nest that Wren Built by Randi Sonenshine

My Bison by Gaya Wisniewski

I Can Be Anything! by Shinsuke Yoshitake

Lali's Feather by Farhana Zia

Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family by Elizabeth Zunon

Your Nose! A Wild Little Love Song by Sandra Boynton (BOARD BOOK)

The Moon is a Silver Pond by Sara Cassidy (BOARD BOOK)

Mermaids are Real! by Holly Hatam (BOARD BOOK)

Nita's First Signs by Kathy MacMillan (BOARD BOOK)

Nita's Day: More Signs for Babies and Parents by Kathy MacMillan (BOARD BOOK)

BB Puck - Library Babies

Library Babies by Puck (BOARD BOOK)

Shake My Sillies Out by Raffi (BOARD BOOK)

What John Marco Saw by Annie Barrows

Fire Truck vs. Dragon by Chris Barton

Leyla by Galia Bernstein

Big Papa and the Time Machine by Daniel Bernstrom

The Little Guys by Vera Brosgol

Lion and Mouse by Jairo Buitrago

PB Clanton - vote for me

Vote for Me! by Ben Clanton

Please Don't Eat Me by Liz Climo

Sorry (Really Sorry) by Joanna Cotler

What Could That Be? by Reza Dalvand

The Love Letter by Anika Aldamuy Denise

Birdsong by Julie Flett

My Best Friend by Julie Fogliano

A Stopwatch from Grampa by Loretta Garbutt

No More Naps! A Story for When You're Wide-Awake and Definitely Not Tired by Chris Grabenstein

Swim Swim Sink by Jenn Harney

Don't Worry, Little Crab by Chris Haughton

Summer Song by Kevin Henkes

Rabbit and the Motorbike by Kate Hoeflker

Where's Baby by Anne Hunter

I Promise by LeBron James

The Cool Bean by Jory John

From My Window by Otavio Junior

Like the Moon Loves the Sky by Hena Khan

When Pencil Met the Markers by Karen Kilparick and Luis O. Ramos, Jr.

The Serious Goose by Jimmy Kimmel

Coaster by Paula Kluth

Baby Clown by Kara LaReau

Going Up! by Sherry J. Lee

Ronan the Librarian by Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie

In a Jar by Deborah Marcero

In a Garden by Tim McCanna

As Warm as the Sun by Kate and Jim McMullan

Francesco Tirelli's Ice Cream Shop by Tamar Meir

My Brother the Duck by Pat Zietlow Miller

Driftwood Days by William Miniver

Our Favorite Day by Joowon Oh

The Lost Homework by Richard O'Neill

Where Lily Isn't by Julie Paschkis

I Got Next by Daria Peoples-Riley

Old Rock (Is Not Boring) by Deb Pilutti

Puppy Truck by Brian Pinkney

Hey, Water! by Antoinette Portis

Bedtime Bonnet by Nancy Redd

In My Anaana's Amautik by Nadia Sammurtok

Small in the City by Sydney Smith

Iced Out by CK Smouha

The Lost Book by Margarita Surnaite

Snail Crossing by Corey R. Tabor

Along the Tapajos by Fernando Vilela

Elephant & Piggie Like Reading: What About Worms? by Mo Willems and Ryan T. Higgins

The Best Sound in the World by Cindy Wume

The Night is Yours by Abdul-Razak Zachariah

Chick and Brain: Egg or Eyeball? by Cece Bell (EASY READER)

Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot! by Cece Bell (EASY READER)

Click, Clack, Peep! by Doreen Cronin (EASY READER)

ER Cronin - click clack surprise

Click, Clack, Surprise! by Doreen Cronin (EASY READER)

Duck Stays in the Truck by Doreen Cronin (EASY READER)

Pool Party! by Doreen Cronin (EASY READER)

Olaf Loves to Read! by John Edwards (EASY READER)

Rocket and the Perfect Pumpkin by Elle Stephens, based on the series by Tad Hills (EASY READER)

The Evil Princess vs. The Brave Knight Take Turns by Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm (EASY READER)

Houndsley and Catina at the Library by James Howe (EASY READER)

Come in, Zip! by David Milgrim (EASY READER)

Poof! A Bot! by David Milgrim

Uni Goes to School: An Amy Krause Rosenthal Book by Candice Ransom (EASY READER)

Charlie & Mouse Even Better by Laurel Snyder (EASY READER)

Charlie & Mouse Outdoors by Laurel Snyder (EASY READER)

Trolls World Tour: One Big Party by Elle Stephens (EASY READER)

Troll-tastic Tales (EASY READER)

ER WOnder - Three Big Bullies

Wonder Woman: Three Big Bullies! by Christy Webster (EASY READER)


New Juvenile Graphic Novels

Added in August 2020

Becoming Brianna by Terri Libenson

Act by Kayla Miller

Nicola Traveling Around the Demon's World Vol. 1 & 2 by Asaya Miyanaga

Dear Justice League by Michael Northrop

Red Panda & Moon Bear by Jarod Rossello

Nat Enough by Maria Scrivan

The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis and adapted by Georgia Ball

Science Comics: Crows - Genious Birds by Kyla Vanderklugt

Lumberjanes vol. 14: X Marks the Spot by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh

New Juvenile Graphic Novels

Added in September 2020

When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

Big Nate: The Gerbil Ate My Homework by Lincoln Peirce

Dog Man #9: Grime and Punishment by Dav Pilkey

Baloney and Friends by Greg Pizzoli

Anti/Hero by Kate Karyus Quinn & Demitria Lunetta

Doodleville by Chad Sell

The Sewer Rat Stink by Geronimo Stilton

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