Category Archives: Children’s Books

Be Kind

Be Kind synopsis: From the award-winning author of Sophie’s Squash comes a thoughtful picture book about the power of kindness. When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate contemplates how to make her feel better and what it means to be kind. From asking the new girl to play to standing… Read More »

Marley Dias Gets It Done

Marley Dias Gets It Done synopsis: In this accessible guide with an introduction by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Marley Dias explores activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and using social media for good. Drawing from her experience, Marley shows kids how they can galvanize their strengths to make positive changes in their communities,… Read More »

Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink

Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink synopsis: Gilbert is all set to write fifteen friendly valentine cards to his classmates. But how can he write a nice poem for the boy who tweaked his nose, or the girl who made fun of his glasses? Instead, Gilbert writes two not-so-nice valentines…and signs the wrong name… Read More »

Dog Man and Cat Kid

Dog Man and Cat Kid synopsis: Hot diggity dog! Dog Man, the newest hero from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, is back — and this time he’s not alone. The heroic hound with a real nose for justice now has a furry feline sidekick, and together they have a mystery to sniff out!… Read More »

The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book

The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book synopsis: Now you can write your own bestseller! With The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book, you’re the author, illustrator, and main character. Filled with loads of interactive pages and plenty of space to write your own life’s story, this book is all you need to create your masterpiece. Whatever you do,… Read More »

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets synopsis: The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he’s packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that… Read More »

The Getaway

The Getaway synopsis: Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.… Read More »

The Monster at the End of This Book

The Monster at the End of This Book synopsis: Lovable, furry old Grover is distressed to learn that there’s a monster at the end of this book! He begs readers not to turn the pages, but of course kids feel they just have to see this monster for themselves. Grover is astonished–and toddlers will be… Read More »

Darkness of Dragons

Darkness of Dragons synopsis: Qibli knows Darkstalker must be stopped. And he knows he could stop him — if he had magic. With even a sliver of the ancient dragon’s all-powerful scroll, Qibli could rewrite history the right way: end war forever; make every dragon happy; perhaps even cast a very small spell so that… Read More »

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban synopsis: For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as… Read More »