New Books for Kids
Lucian's father called them faraway things, those mysterious objects orphaned upon the windswept shore, their stories long lost in the shroud of ocean fog. Lucian's discovery on the beach this particular day, though, is no ordinary faraway thing. It's a cutlass: strong, shiny, and powerful. As its history comes to light, Lucian faces a choice: cling to the sword he loves or accept a gift that shines farther, wider, and deeper than he could have ever dreamed.
What the Road Said
It's okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path. Bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade's What the Road Said features illustrations by Lucie de Moyencourt and encourages us to lead with kindness and curiosity, remembering that the most important thing we can do in life is to keep going.
Always by My Side
A celebration of the special connection that exists between a young child and their comfort stuffed animal.
Julius and Macy
An enchanting woodland tale about bravery and friendship from a debut author-illustrator.
With its endearing characters, this gently told tale reminds us that we each have courage within us and that kindness can make all the difference.
The first in a new quartet of enchanting picture books where a boy and his beloved grandad discover the wonder of the natural world
eResources for Kids
Biography Reference Center
Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine including thousands of narrative biographies.
Pre K-2nd grade. Play and read to learn letters, numbers, shapes, animals, and more.
Nonfiction geared for K-12 students. Includes articles, images, eBooks, novels, and essays.
Britannica School - Elementary
Grades 3-4. Information on countries, animals, and people. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.
Britannica School - Middle
Grades 5-7. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places.
Grades PreK-3. Follow Trek & Taffy the cat around the world.