Blog: Kids Lit Picks

kids picks

Need a new graphic novel? Try these out-of-this-world space stories:


Glorkian Warrior

Book One:  The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza

Series: The Glorkian Warrior by James Kochalka

1st Grade and Up

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Mystery Reader Picks: I Want My Hat Back

Are you mystery reader this week in your child’s school?  In our blog column “Mystery Reader Picks” we would like to offer you book suggestions for your school visit.  Our librarians recommend favorite read aloud choices for kindergarten through 3rd grade.  Check back every other week for a new title and stop by or give us a call for many more selections.    

Mystery Reader Picks:

I want my hat backI Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

K - 2nd 

Bear's hat is missing.  Who took it?  Follow the visual clues to discover the culprit. Humor, repetitive rhythmic text with a twisty ending and wonderfully expressive animals makes this award-winning book a sure hit. And this charming and quirky tale will generate lots of interesting observations and discussion.  



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Music Picks for Kids - Part 1

Music is an excellent way to learn and enjoy language while moving to the beat.

Here are five children's music CDs to listen to with the kids: 


owl CD RaffiOwl Singalong by Raffi

The newest CD by world famous Raffi.  This collection includes his version of well-known songs, including foreign language offerings Somos El Barco in Spanish and Dans La Foret Lointaine in French.  The story of  Abiyoyo orginally done by Pete Seeger is retold here by Raffi. 

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5 Books to Celebrate Women's History Month


viva frida

Viva Frida  by Yuyi Morales

PreK - 2nd Grade

Through unique combinations of mixed-media this award winning picture book celebrates the life and artistic talents of famous painter Frida Kahlo.  Poetic text and vibrant colors will speak to children and adults alike.



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