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.
Kira Down Under
Kira Bailey is living her dream: Cuddling koalas and bottle-feeding baby kangaroos. Kira and her mom are spending the summer at a wildlife sanctuary in Australia helping her aunt Mamie, a veterinarian, care for the animals. When Kira falls in love with an orphaned koala joey, her joy is complete--until a health emergency pulls Aunt Mamie away. Suddenly Kira can't seem to do anything right. She's put the wombats and her beloved koala joey in danger, and now her new friend Alexis won't talk to her. Can Kira find a way to catch a roving predator--along with a few wayward...
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Jonesy Flux and the Gray Legion
Enter Canary Station, in the Noraza system, where many died and only a few were left alive. Jonesy is one of a pack of children still living there after the station was brutally destroyed by a mysterious ship and an invasive computer virus. Separated from their families during the evacuation, these intrepid kids have bonded and survived, making the most of what remains, repairing what they can, and planning for a rescue. One day, as Jonesy salvages in a forbidden section of the station, an accident unleashes strange powers within her. Unfortunately, this burst of energy immediately attracts a malevolent...
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"When DeSean Mitchell makes an embarrassing mistake while showboating in the end zone, he ends up costing his football team the game. In the final play, he's tackled and lies on the field in defeat. A teammate assumes he is hurt, and rather than face the shame of his mistake, DeSean fakes an injury. How long will DeSean let the deception go on?"--
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"Gem is a golden retriever puppy who loves to dig. She gets adopted out to a handful of would-be forever families, but no matter how much she wants to please her new people, she can't keep herself from digging up the roses...and the lawn...and the couch cushions...anything that's remotely diggable. Over and over she is returned to the shelter, unwanted and heartbroken. The folks at the Sterling Center recognize Gem's flaw as an asset. A dog this driven could really shine in a disaster! But soon after she arrives at the training facility, Gem gets sick... really sick. Will she...
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Before the Ever After
ZJ's friends Ollie, Darry and Daniel help him cope when his father, a beloved professional football player, suffers severe headaches and memory loss that spell the end of his career.--
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A Tale of Witchcraft
Fourteen-year-old Brystal Evergreen has secured worldwide acceptance for the magical community but new threats arise, including the centuries-old Righteous Brotherhood that intends to exterminate all magical life, beginning with Brystal.
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Rocket and the Perfect Pumpkin
Rocket and Bella find the perfect pumpkin, but it rolls away from them and they chase it all the way to Mr. Barker's house, where it makes their friend very happy.
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When eleven-year-old Becca, a quadruplet, finds a sick piglet on the side of the road, her life is changed forever.
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Once Upon An Eid
"Once upon an Eid is a collection of short stories that showcases the most brilliant Muslim voices writing today, all about the most joyful holiday of the year: Eid! Eid: The short, single-syllable word conjures up a variety of feelings and memories for Muslims. Maybe it's waking up to the sound of frying samosas and simmering pistachio kheer, maybe it's the pleasure of putting on a new outfit for Eid prayers, or maybe it's the gift giving and holiday parties to come that day. Whatever it may be, for those who cherish this day of celebration, the emotional responses may...
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Eva Evergreen, Semi-magical Witch
Eva must travel to a seaside town to complete her training and earn the rank of Adept Witch before her thirteenth birthday, or be banned from using magic forever.
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