CHILDRENS AND TEEN READING  
NEW BOOKS

2021

DECEMBER

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Big Shot by Jeff Kinney

Guess What? by Mo Willems

Stuntboy: In the Meantime by Jason Reynolds

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories: 12 Tales from the Bard, Retold for Children by Angela McAllister

Dad Bakes by Katie Yamasaki

Gone to the Woods: Surviving a Lost Childhood by Gary Paulsen

Cat Kid Comic Club (#1) by Dav Pilkey

Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives (#2) by Dav Pilkey

Twas the Night Before Christmas in Vermont by Jo Parry

Cat Dog by Mem Fox

Plants vs. Zombies Graphic Novels by Paul Tobin

A Thing Called Snow by Yuval Zommer

Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus

Moose's Book Bus by Inga Moore

The Many Meanings of Meilan by Andrea Wang

Kaleidoscope by Brian Selznick

Archival Quality by Ivy Noelle Weir

Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1 Adapted by Brian Herbert

The Year I Flew Away by Marie Arnold

One Smart Sheep by Gary D. Schmidt

Rainbow in the Dark by Sean McGinty

Just Like That by Gary D. Schmidt

The Deepest Breath by Meg Grehan

Ahmed Aziz's Epic Year by Nina Hamza

World In Between by Kenan Trebincevic

Ghosted by Michael Fry

The Adventures of Ook and Gluk Kung Fu Cavemen from teh Future by George Beard and Harold Hutchins

The Shark Book by Steve Jenkins

Butterfly for a King by Susan L. Roth

Little Red and the Cat Who Loved Cake by Barbara Lehman

Juana and Lucas Muchos Changes by Juana Medina

NOVEMBER

The Iliad: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds

Witch Light by Jessi Zaborsky

All Together Now by Hope Larson

The Secret Garden on 81st Street by Ivy Noelle Weir

Give Me Some Space! by Philip Bunting

Stars Before Bedtime by Claire Grace

Star Talk by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

It Started with a Big Bang by Floor Bal

Albert Hopper: Science Hero by John Himmelman

Pirate Stew by Neil Gaiman

We're All Wonders by R.J. Palacio

Bears Make the Best Science Buddies by Carmen Oliver

How to Catch a Turkey by Adam Wallace

Code Name Badass: The True Story of Virginia Hall by Heather Demetrios

Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan

Dog Man: Mothering Heights by Dav Pilkey

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell

Bug Boys by Laura Knetzger

Wings of Fire: The Graphic Novel Series by Tui. T. Sutherland

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

 

OCTOBER

The Gigantic Turnip by Aleksei Tolstoy, Niamh Sharkey, and Imelda Staunton

Grandma Lena's Big Ol' Turnip by Denia Hester

 

SEPTEMBER

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems by Rachel Ignotofsky

The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: A Life of Edwin Hubble by Isabelle Marinov

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School by Mo Willems

Maya and the Robot by Eve L. Ewing

The Redwall Series by Brian Jacques

 

AUGUST

The Kane Chronicles Series by Rick Riordan

Alex Rider: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz

Reckless by Cornelia Funke

The King of the Window by Adam Gopnik

Bone: Handbook by Jeff Smith

Bone: Quest for the Spark, Book One by Jeff Smith

Bone: Quest for the Spark, Book Two by Jeff Smith

Artemis Foul: The Graphic Novel Adapted by Eoin Colfer

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney

Redwall: The Graphic Novel by Brian Jacques

Who Gives a Poop?: Surprising Science from One End to the Other by Heather L. Montgomery

Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beatty

The Thing Lou Couldn't Do by Ashley Spires

Bones: An Inside Look at the Animal Kingdom by Jules Howard

Pretty Tricky: The Sneaky Way Plants Survive by Etta Kaner

Doll-E 1.0 by Shanda McCloskey

 

JULY

The Odyssey: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hines

 

MAY

Incredible Dinosaur Facts by Ruth Owen

Legends of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

Hilo The Great Big Boom by Judd Winick

How Carrots Won the Trojan War: Curious But True Stories of Common Vegetables by Rebecca Rupp

New Shoes by Sara Varon

Sewing for Kids: Easy Projects to Sew at Home by Ginny Farquhar & Alice Butcher

This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews

Hilo Saving the Whole Wide World by Judd Winick

Hilo The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick

Diet for a Changing Climate: Food for Thought by Christy Mihaly and Sue Heavenrich

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier

Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis

New Kid by Jerry Craft

Turning 15 On The Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March by Lynda Blackmon Lowery

APRIL

Click by Kayla Miller

Brave by Svetlana Chmakova

Blood Promise: A Vampire Academy Novel by Michelle Mead

Last Sacrifice: A Vampire Academy Novel by Michelle Mead

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart

Picture of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff

Science Comics: Crows Genius Birds by Kyla Vanderklugt

Science Comics: Robots and Drones by Mairghread Scott & Jacobs Chabot

Science Comics: Wild Weather by MK Reed & Jonathan Hill

Science Comics: Cars Engines that Move You by Dan Zettwoch

Science Comics: Cats Nature & Nurture by Andy Hirsch

Science Comics: Skyscrapers by John Kershbaum

Narhwal's Otter Friend by Ben Clanton

Attack of the Cute by Jaclyn Jaycox

Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff

2020 Book of World Records

First Big Book of Dinosaurs  by Catherine D Hughes

How to Make a Better World by Keilly Swift

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters by Carlyn Beccia

Seekers of the Wild Realm by Alexandra Ott

Just Beyond: The Horror of Happy Landings by R.L Stine

MARCH

Rumple Buttercup – A story of bananas, belonging, and being yourself by Matthew Gray Gubler

Rules are Made for Breaking by Rafe Rules

Jackpot- A Swindle Mystery by Gordon Korman

Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

If You Decide to Go to the Moon by Faith McNulty

Home in the Woods by Eliza Wheeler

Jack and the Dreamsack by Laurence Anholt

Saving Fiona- The Story of the World’s Most Famous Baby Hippo by Thane Maynard

Inky’s Amazing Escape – How a Very Smart Octopus Found His Way Home by Sy Montgomery

Spirit Legacy by EE Holmes – Young Adult

Squirm by Carl Hiaasen

Justin Case – School, Drool and other Daily Disasters by Rachel Vail

Journey Under the Sea (Choose Your Own Adventure) by R.A. Montgomery

The Abominable Snowman (Choose Your Own Adventure) by R.A. Montgomery

Songs for a Whale by Lynne Kelly

The Babysitters Club- Logan Likes Mary Anne! By Ann M Martin

Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Finale by Stephanie Garber

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg by Gail Carson Levine

Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo

FEBRUARY

Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildren D Taylor

Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer

The Ickabog by JK Rowling

Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

Investigators by John Patrick Green

Stick Dog Gets the Tacos by Tom Watson

Stick Cat by Tom Watson

Ben Braver and the Vortex of Doom by Marcus Emerson

Bear Stays up for Christmas by Karma Wilson & Jane Chapman

Saving Fiona by Thane Maynard

Potato Pants by Laurie Keller

Home in the Woods by Eliza Wheeler

JANUARY

101 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet Before You're 12! by Joanne O'Sullivan

Wildheart - The Daring Adventures of John Muir by Julie Bertagna

Bruce's Big Story by Ryan T Higgins

Sunny Rolls the Dice by Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm

Jake the Growling Dog by Samantha Shannon

It's Ok to be Different by Sharon Purtill

I'm a Frog! by Mo Willems

Inky's Amazing Escape by Sy Montgomery

Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus

I Wonder Why There's a Hole in the Sky by Sean Callery

2020

 

DECEMBER

Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies

A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni

Sport Goes to the Swimming Pool by Eric Hill

The Thankful Book by Todd Parr

Think Big Little One by Vashti Harrison

Who is the Biggest by Peter Horacek

Love from the Crayons by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

Living Things Need Air by Karen Aleo

The Big Break by Mark Tatulli

The Best of Iggy by Annie Barrows

Middleschool Misadventures Operation Hat Heist! by Jason Platt

The Curse of the Were Penguin by Alan Woodflow

 

NOVEMBER

Children Talk by Patricia MacLachlan

Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman

Bears Make the Best Math Buddies by Carmen Oliver

Do Not Take Your Dragon on a Field Trip by Julie Gassman

My Footprints by Bao Phi

Dog Loves Drawing by Louise Yates

The Dot by Peter Reynolds

The Brave Cyclist by Amalia Hoffman