A sequel to One Crazy Summer finds the Gaither sisters returning to Brooklyn, where they adapt to new feelings of independence while managing changes large and small, from Pa's new girlfriend to a very different Uncle Darnell's return from Vietnam.
CHILDREN FICTION Williams-Garcia, Rita
Odd Duck - Cecil Castellucci
Despite the fact that she swims with a teacup balanced on her head and stays north when all of the ducks fly south for the winter, Theodora believes herself to be a normal duck and makes a friend in Chad, who may be as eccentric as she
CHILDREN GRAPHIC NOVEL Castellucci, C.
In a fantastical 1860s England, every township is terrorized by a ferocious monster--a source of local pride, not to mention tourism. Unfortunately, for the people of Stoker-on-Avon, their monster isn't quite as impressive. Can the morose Rayburn get a monstrous makeover and become a proper horror?
CHILDREN GRAPHIC NOVEL Harrell, R.
Hilda learns that it's the day of Trolberg's annual Bird Parade, a spectacular carnival in which crowds people from all over the city gather to match the streets in colourful, awe-inspiring pluma
CHILDREN GRAPHIC NOVEL Pearson, L.
Henry bonds with a young Buster Keaton over games of baseball while the latter summers locally with a troupe of vaudeville performer
CHILDREN GRAPHIC NOVEL Phelan, M.
Biography of an American icon.
CHILDREN BIOGRAPHY Franklin, B. 2013
Examines the role of African-Americans in the military through the history of the Triple Nickles, America's first black paratroopers, who fought against attacks perpetrated on the American West by the Japanese during World War
CHILDREN 356.166 S881 2013
An account of the work of volcanologists Andy Lockhart, John Pallister, and their team describes their life-risking efforts to investigate dangerous volcanoes that pose threats to more than one billion people worldwid
CHILDREN 551.21 R951e 2013
Introduces the incredible talents of the paleoartist, whose work reanimates gone-but-never-forgotten dinosaurs in giant full-color paintings that are as strikingly beautiful as they aim to be scientifically accurate, down to the smallest detail. Follow a paleoartist through the scientific process of ascertaining the appearance of various dinosaurs from millions of years ago to learn how science, art, and imagination combine to bring us face-to-face with the past
Shares facts on over three hundred animals and offers a brief overview of the history of life on Ear
CHILDREN 590 J52 2013
A scientific journey to study the dolphins of coastal Australia considers the many potential sources of dolphin intelligence and what dolphin behavior can inform the scientific community about human intelligence, captive animals and the future of the oceans.
CHILDREN 599.533 T951 2013
Follows the extensive efforts of Pati Medici and her scientific team to study Brazil's mysterious lowland tapir and protect it from extinction.
CHILDREN 599.66 M788 2013
Kids love to express themselves, and are designers by nature - whether making posters for school, deciding what to hang in their rooms, or creating personalized notebook covers. Go, by the award-winning graphic designer Chip Kidd, is a stunning introduction to the ways in which a designer communicates his or her ideas to the world.
CHILDREN 741.6 K46 2013
Traces the story of Holocaust survivor Leon Leyson, who was the youngest child in his family and possibly the youngest of the hundreds of Jews rescued by Oskar Schindler.
CHILDREN 940.5318 L685 2013
A graphic novel account of the giant dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930s discusses the ecological and agricultural damage caused by the storm
CHILDREN 978.032 B877 2013