This Month in Kids Books: November 2023

Reading recommendations for kids
November 14, 2023
The kids of the Cardboard Kingdom have a brand-new graphic novel on the way to library shelves, just in time for holiday break season.
Book cover that's an illustration of a grup of young children having a snowball fight behind an ice castle.The Cardboard Kingdom: Snow and Sorcery by Chad Sell
It’s winter break in the Cardboard Kingdom, and kids from the town across the park want to play together! But according to the evil Sorceress, not just anyone can join the kingdom. So, it’s not long before the two communities spiral into battle. Will the Sorceress realize the error of her ways before all hope is lost? Will friendship still manage to win the day?

What’s New This Month
The new Cat Kid Comic Club is imminent; get in line now, but in the meantime, make sure to check out some other great kids’ titles. New books in the Warriors, Minecraft, Max Meow, The Last Kids on Earth, The Questioneers, Mercy Watson, Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales, Best Wishes, and Never After series are also incoming, along with new books from authors like Ann Clare LeZotte, Cynthia Rylant, Jory John, Barbara Kingsolver, Marieke Nijkamp, and more:  
What’s Hot This Month
We’re in the thick of fall now, so make sure to check out these cozy fall treats.  
What We’re Reading
Here are some quotes from library staff about their latest recommended picks:

My Powerful Hair by Carole Lindstrom, ill. by Steph Littlebird: “Beautifully illustrated with line art and bright colors.”
Wonderfully Wired Brains by Louise Gooding, ill. by Ruth Burrows: “Covers all the basics and then some, with great illustrations and clear explanations.”
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