New Fiction Books for Kids
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Fiction books for kids.
The Vanderbeekers Make A Wish
One hilarious Harlem family is on a mission to find the perfect way to celebrate their Papa's fortieth birthday while discovering more about their mysterious grandparents in this heartfelt romp and latest installment to the New York Times best-selling series, perfect for fans of the Penderwicks. It's summer on 141st Street, and the Vanderbeekers are looking forward to Papa's surprise fortieth birthday party. But then Papa must leave town to help his best friend and the Vanderbeeker children are surprised to find their maternal grandparents on their doorstep. Grandma is very critical of everything they do. Meanwhile, they find themselves...
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Paradise on Fire
Bronx middle-grader Addy, who struggles with a family tragedy by drawing maps and studying mazes, joins other city youngsters on a wilderness adventure in California that turns deadly when wildfires erupt.
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Dragons Are the Worst!
Disgruntled Gilbert the goblin argues that dragons are terrible and not nearly as frightening as he is, but perspectives change when knights arrive to capture a dragon.
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Ada and the Galaxies
"Ada knows that the best place for star-gazing is on the island in Maine where she vacations with her grandparents. By day, she tracks osprey in the trees, paddles a kayak, and hunts for shells. But she's most in her element when the sun goes down and the stars blink to life. Will the fog this year foil her plans, or will her grandfather find a way to shine a spotlight on the vast puzzle of the universe ... until the weather turns?"--
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A Touch of Ruckus
Twelve-year-old Tennessee Lancaster, burdened by her ability to pry into folks' memories by touching their belongings and by her prideful family's secrets, finds solace in ghost hunting with her nonbinary crush inside a nearby forest in Howler's Hollow, but when the ghosts reveal that the forest's existence is threatened, Tennie must find the link between how they died and her own family's secrets.
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The Midnight Brigade
"Three unexpected friends find a gruff yet kindhearted troll underneath their local Pittsburgh bridge who teaches them the importance of friendship and raising their voices"--
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When the annual migration of hummingbears, a source of local pride and income, dwindles and no one knows why, Willodeen, armed with a magical birthday gift, speaks up for the animals she loves and vows to uncover this mystery.
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Stick Dog Comes to Town
"When he discovers that Santa delivers presents, Stick Dog and his friends go to great lengths to make sure Santa doesn't miss Stick Dog's pipe this holiday season"--
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"A nurturing voice reassures the lonely and afraid in difficult times"--
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Azmina the Gold Glitter Dragon
"Azmina, Willa, and Naomi are thrilled to learn they're Glitter Dragon Girls. Summoned to the Magic Forest by its magnificent ruler, the Tree Queen, the girls quickly find out their dragon-selves have unbelievable abilities ... As Dragon Girls, they are sworn protectors of the forest and must help keep it safe from the troublesome Shadow Sprites, who are determined to take the forest's magic for their own"--
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