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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

              The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin “The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, ... Read More »

Waltz Of The Snowflakes

              Waltz of the Snowflakes by Elly MacKay When Gran gives her granddaughter tickets to the ballet, the young girl initially does not want to get dressed up and go, but when she experiences the Nutcracker she becomes entranced with the magic of the theater.   Read More »

A Cooked-Up Fairy Tale

              A Cooked-up Fairy Tale by Penny Parker Klostermann ; illustrated by Ben Mantle A hapless young chef, hoping to impress workers at Fairy-Tale Headquarters, cooks some story ingredients he has found, and gives a new twist to familiar tales.   Read More »

Phoebe and Her Unicorn

              Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm by Dana Simpson When a massive storm wreaks havoc on their town’s electricity, Phoebe and Marigold set out to discover the magical cause, teaming up with Max and frenemy Dakota to save their town from the magic storm.   Read More »

After the Fall

              After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.   Read More »

Who Killed Darius Drake?

              Who Killed Darius Drake? by Rodman Philbrick Arthur Bash is the school thug-for-hire (paid in candy bars), mostly because he just looks the part, so when orphan Darius Drake offers him three candy bars to accompany him to the run-down Stompanado Housing Complex, and just look menacing, he agrees–and soon finds himself deep ... Read More »

Elizabeth and Zenobia

              Elizabeth and Zenobia by Jessica Miller; illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova When timid Elizabeth’s father takes her and her fearless friend, Zenobia, to his family home, Zenobia becomes obsessed with finding a ghost there, and then Elizabeth learns she had an aunt who disappeared from the house years ago.   Read More »

Under-The-Bed Fred

              Under-The-Bed Fred by Linda Bailey ; illustrated by Colin Jack Leo knows that there is a monster under his bed, and when he finally works up the courage to speak to him, he is surprised to find out that he is more of a friend than a foe.     Read More »

Robots and Repeats

              Secret Coders : Robots & Repeats by Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes The Coders uncover a clue that may lead them to Hopper’s missing dad, but they may need to use Professor Bee’s Turtle of Light to find him.   Read More »