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January 25, 2022

Hatchet

Gary Paulsen - Puffin; 16th edition
Format: Book

Stranded in the Canadian wilderness with only the clothes on his back and a hatchet, Brian Robeson must put his bitter thoughts of his parents' divorce behind and deal with trying to stay alive. "Plausible, taut, this (survival) story is spellbinding."--Kirkus Reviews.
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February 22, 2022

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

Chris Grabenstein - Random House
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets A Night in the Museum in this action-packed New York Times Bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling series with James Patterson!

Kyle Keeley is the class...
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March 22, 2022

The BFG

Roald Dahl - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

"Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist."Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallomp nice little chiddlers....
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April 26, 2022

Esperanza Rising

Pam Munoz Ryan - Scholastic Press
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

Pura Belpré Award Winner
IRA Notable Book for a Global Society
New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico--she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, and servants. But a sudden...
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