Staff picks tagged "kids"

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Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too

5

Hip, hip, hooray! It's a super-duper daddy and daughter day. The perfect read for little ones and their exceptional dads. Read more...

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This is a Moose

4

This is a book about the mighty and noble moose, or is it? This is also giggle-inducing tale about being what you want to be. Read more...

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

5

If you're looking for a fun story about a delightfully different little boy, I strongly recommend you make friends with Morris Micklewhite. Read more...

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Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!

5

The perfect companion to the library's Summer Reading Club, this book will get your family outside and exploring the great outdoors' many wonders! Read more...

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Magic Marks the Spot

5

Pirates and magic and gargoyles-- oh my! This is a fantastical pirate tale that will make landlubbers wish for life on the high seas. Read more...

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President Taft is Stuck in the Bath

5

This book is what you get when you mix "King Bidgood's in the Bathtub" with a bit of history! Read more...

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Jane, the Fox, & Me

4

What do "Jane Eyre," foxes and little girls who look like sausages have in common? Surprisingly, a lot. Read more...

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Duck, Duck, Moose!

4

Forget the old game of Duck, Duck, Goose, 'cause "Duck, Duck, Moose" is where it's at! Read more...

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Boris On the Move

4

Boris is a warthog, and he is just like you. Boris dreams of adventures, and not just the kind you can find in your own backyard, just like you. Read more...

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The Truth of Me: About a Boy, his Grandmother, and a Very Good Dog

4

There are all kinds of magic in the world and most of them don't involve spells or wands-- only love. Read more...

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Fortunately, the Milk

4

Aliens and vampires and time travel, oh my! Dad runs into ALL of these things, plus much more, on a short trip to the corner for some milk! Read more...

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Journey

5

Can an ordinary red crayon take you on a stunning and incredible journey? This flight of fancy says, "Yes!" Read more...

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The Gumazing Gum Girl: Chews Your Destiny

4

A sticky new superhero for fans of Captain Awesome, Captain Underpants or the Powerpuff Girls. Read more...

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

5

It's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" meets "The Westing Game" in this action-packed tale for bibliophiles. Read more...

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How To Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language

5

This book is fun and informative and full of great pictures! For the dog lover in everyone. Read more...

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Navigating Early

4

If "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" got together with "The Odyssey," their book baby would be "Navigating Early." Read more...

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No Fits, Nilson!

5

I am giving you a gorilla stare. You must read this book. You must read this book. YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK! I want banana ice cream. Read more...

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Destiny, Rewritten

4

If you're looking for a book that's charming and magical, look no further! Read more...

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Follow Follow: A Book of Reverso Poems

4

Fairy tale poems that make sense whether you read them backwards or forwards-- and tell a different story each way. Read more...

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Sports Illustrated Kids Full Count: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Baseball

5

Baseball meets Top 10 lists! This book has everything: phenomenal photos, bountiful baseball and fascinating facts. Read more...

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That is NOT a Good Idea!

5

When it's a book by Mo Willems, you know to expect the unexpected! Read more...

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The Boxcar Children

5

The 60th anniversary edition of a classic children's book that still managed to charm my tech-savvy kids. Read more...

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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry

5

I saw this book and fell in love with the wildlife photos. Read more...

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So You Want to Be a Rock Star

5

Have you dreamed about being a rock legend, but don't know where to start? Do you like to play air guitar? If so, this book is for you! Read more...

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Fake Mustache

4

The Heidelberg Handlebar #7 mustache is ready to take over the world. Be ready to laugh, because this book is 100% ridiculous. Read more...

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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs

5

This laugh-out-loud tale is the new bedtime standard at my house. Read more...

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Monster Mash

5

Catrow's illustrations are monstrously good and highly entertaining. Read more...

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Game Changers

4

Written by well-known sportswriter Mike Lupica, this book is a fun football read for kids ages eight and up. Read more...

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The One and Only Ivan

4

The One and Only Ivan tugs at the heartstrings in a way that only a true story can. Read more...

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Jo MacDonald Saw a Pond

5

Join Jo, Old MacDonald's granddaughter, as she takes a nature walk and encounters various animals like deer, ducks and frogs milling around the pond. Read more...

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Captain Awesome to the Rescue!

5

If Captain Underpants had a little brother, it would totally be Captain Awesome! Read more...

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Wonder

4

I think kids (and adults, for that matter) could learn a lot of great lessons from this book. Read more...

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A Diamond in the Desert

4

This book explores the hardships in the Japanese-American internment camps during WWII and the enduring spirit of the people who were held there. Read more...

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The Apothecary

4

Meloy's style is classic and timeless, and has an appeal for both kids and adults. Read more...

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Bats at the Ballgame

4

This book has entertaining illustrations and fun word play. Read more...

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Middle of Nowhere

3

If you're like me, and you're a sucker for stories about abandoned kids making it on their own, this might be the book for you! Read more...

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Oh no, George!

5

Chris Haughton is quickly becoming one of my favorite children's book writers. Read more...