CHILDRENS AND TEEN READING  
NEW BOOKS

2021

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