"A book to be read over and over for its intriguing story, illustrations, and captions." —School Library Journal, starred review
"Braden sensitively demonstrates how isolating it can be to live with people who, despite good intentions, force their children to fulfill expectations that run counter to their own senses of self. . . . All the characters find ways to encourage each other, be less alone, and connect.”—Booklist, starred review
Springing into April here at EMLA with a wealth of brand-new books! Check out the many releases (so many stars!) and grab a few to read outside in that sunshine. Enjoy!
The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen is a thrilling first book in a brand-new trilogy filled with danger, deceit, and hidden identities that will keep readers clinging to the edge of their seats, published by Scholastic.
The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook by Joanne Rocklin follows two brave kids, Oona and Fred, as they seek to save their beloved and sick cat, Zook (short for Zucchini) from the vet's office, published by Amulet/Abrams.
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Team by Audrey Vernick tells the incredible story of twelve brothers who played semi-pro baseball together in 1938, published by Clarion/HMH.
Leopard and Silkie: One Boy's Quest to Save the Seal Pups by Brenda Peterson and Robin Lindsey follows a young boy who endeavors to keep Seattle's endangered seal pups safe, published by Ottaviano/Holt.
We wish these books into readers' hearts!