My Dad is a beautifully illustrated, stereotype-busting celebration of all the everyday things one child's dad does to make him so wonderfully, daddish-ly awesome! He may not be a superhero, or an astronaut, or a secret agent... but my dad is still the best dad in the world! From baking cookies and gardening to playing make-believe and watching the sunset, a child reveals all the simple yet wonderful things he loves to do with his dad. With lyrical rhyming text and gentle illustrations, this is a joyous celebration of fatherhood that creates a special reading experience between a child and their father. Inspire a child to explore what makes the relationships in their own life special with this touching book.
Supertato Run, Veggies, Run! by Sue Hendra
Call Number: E HEN s ( Junior Library)
Publication Date: May 4, 2017
Meet Supertato! The supermarket superhero with eyes everywhere. It’s Sports Day in the supermarket and all the veggies are in training. Everyone has been practising hard and is ready and raring to go. However, a new competitor joins the event, accompanied by The Evil Pea, and is determined to win all the prizes. Things don’t seem quite right… but will Supertato be able to foil his nemesis’ plan in time?
Maddi's Fridge by Lois Brandt; Vin Vogel
Call Number: E BRA m ( Junior Library)
Publication Date: 2014-09-01
Winner of: 2014 Christopher Award, Books for Young People 2014 ILA Primary Fiction Award 2015 MLA Mitten Award Honor Human Rights in Children's Literature Honor With humor and warmth, this children's picture book raises awareness about poverty and hunger Best friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighborhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but while Sofia's fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddi's house is empty. Sofia learns that Maddi's family doesn't have enough money to fill their fridge and promises Maddi she'll keep this discovery a secret. But because Sofia wants to help her friend, she's faced with a difficult decision: to keep her promise or tell her parents about Maddi's empty fridge. Filled with colorful artwork, this storybook addresses issues of poverty with honesty and sensitivity while instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy, trust, and helping others. A call to action section, with six effective ways for children to help fight hunger and information on antihunger groups, is also included.
The Truth about My Unbelievable Summer ... by Davide Cali; Benjamin Chaud
Call Number: E CAL t(Junior Library
Publication Date: 2016-07-05
It's a first-day-of-school moment of truth: What really happened over the summer break? A curious teacher wants to know. The epic explanation? What started out as a day at the beach turned into a globe-spanning treasure hunt with high-flying hijinks, an outrageous cast of characters, and one very mischievous bird! At least, that's what the student says. Is this yet another tall tale, or is the truth just waiting to be discovered?
New Non- Fiction Books
World War I (Eyewitness) by Simon Adams
Call Number: 940.4 ADA ( Junior Library)
Publication Date: July 1, 2014
Engaging and entertaining reference guide to World War I From disaster to victory, Eyewitness World War I captivates readers and gives an insight into life in the muddy trenches, and what it was like to be a soldier, along with a broader picture of the world-changing events that led to the start of the conflict. Stunning real-life photographs, illustrating the people, places and stories, give you a unique eyewitness view of the conflict dubbed the "war to end all wars." This book also includes a fantastic giant wall chart and over 250 evocative photographs perfect for bedrooms or classrooms. DK Eyewitness World War I provides the perfect combination of information and great ideas for school projects. Children will learn about World War I and how it changed the world.
The Joke Machine by Theresa Julian; Pat Lewis (Illustrator); Odd Dot
Call Number: 823.914 JUL j(Junior Library)
Publication Date: 2019-10-08
Follow a cast of fictional funny experts into the Joke Factory, where middle-grade readers learn to create their own jokes. Each chapter explores a different style of joke making, such as surprise, understatement, and exaggeration, and includes hundreds of hilarious example jokes. By the end of the book, readers will have a set of tools in their joke belt to make their friends and family actually LOL.
New Graphic Novels
Garfield Fat Cat 3-Pack #6 by Jim Davis
Call Number: GN DAV g (Junior Library)
Publication Date: 2011-03-22
This rollicking collection includes three books in one-Garfield Rounds Out, Garfield Chews the Fat,andGarfield Goes to Waist. Get ready for a triple dose of laughs with the world's funniest fat cat. Garfield's back in all his gut-busting glory- catching his tongue in the electric mixer; revealing his distate for milk (he was once frightened by an udder); pranking Jon for serving him a rubber pizza; and bobbing for croutons. When it comes to humor, forget the rest, you've found the best-Garfield! The GARFIELD FAT CAT 3-PACK series collects the GARFIELD comic-strip compilation books in a new, full-color format. Garfield may have gone through a few changes, but one thing has stayed the same- his enormous appetite for food and fun. So enjoy some supersized laughs with the insatiable cat, because too much fun is never enough!