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Short teasers for all new releases that kids won't be able to resist, prepared by library professionals.

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All Unquiet Things

By: Anna Jarzab

BOOK TALK
Neily suffers from terrible nightmares since the night he discovered Carly's dead body on the bridge. Carly believed herself to be invincible, until the night she left a frantic call for...

The Opposite of Hallelujah

By: Anna Jarzab

BOOK TALK
Eleven years separate Caro Mitchell and her older sister, but really, Hannah might as well be dead. Caro even claimed she was back in grade school. It was too embarrassing to tell people...

Juliet Immortal

By: Stacey Jay

BOOK TALK
So, you think you know what happened to Romeo and Juliet?  What if all you read was not the whole truth?  This amazing story will keep you turning the pages as you learn how they were...


Romeo Redeemed

By: Stacey Jay

BOOK TALK
In the sizzling sequel to Juliet Immortal, Romeo--known for his ruthless ways--is finally given the chance to redeem himself.  In order to do so, he'll need to travel a short ways back...

Toys Come Home

By: Emily Jenkins
illustrated by: Paul O. Zelinsky

BOOK TALK
StingRay remembers the very first time she saw the Little Girl.  Excitement bubbled up inside her.  But who is Bobby Dot and why is he so mean?  Why doesn’t he come back from his cleaning...

Would You

By: Marthe Jocelyn

BOOK TALK
 
Natalie and her friends love to play would you . . .: Would you rather lose all your hair or all your teeth? Would you rather have your father sing in the supermarket or your...


Lawn Mower Magic

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BOOK TALK
When Derek receives a birthday party invitation from his old friend, he decides he just has to go.  The only problem?  Coming up with enough money to buy a train ticket, knowing his dad...

Daughter of Xanadu

By: Dori Jones Yang

BOOK TALK
In a world where girls born of wealth are meant to marry and be good wives, Emmajin wants to be a warrior, but convincing her grandfather, Khan Khubilia, the 13th century Mongolian leader,...

The New Kid

By: Mavis Jukes

BOOK TALK
 
Being the new kid is never easy. Being the new kid when you have to move away from the grandparents you love is even harder.  Being the new kid whose lunch goes missing and...


Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys

By: Norton Juster
illustrated by: Domenico Gnoli

BOOK TALK
With rich language to wrap your thoughts around, these three short stories read more like cautionary tales.  Discover what changes an average man into an honored wise man. After listening...

Alberic the Wise and Other Journeys

By: Norton Juster
illustrated by: Domenico Gnoli

BOOK TALK
With rich language to wrap your thoughts around, these three short stories read more like cautionary tales. Discover what changes an average man into an honored wise man. After listening...