Your Child Will Love These New Books!

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Reading is a wonderful way for children to learn, grow, and explore new ideas. If you’re looking for some new books to add to your child’s collection, you’re in luck! There are many fantastic children’s books that have been published recently that are sure to capture your child’s imagination and keep them engaged from beginning to end. Whether your child loves adventure stories, funny tales, or educational books, there’s something for every young reader to enjoy. 

The Seeking Tree by Jodi Dee (Recommended Ages 5-6)

A young sapling sprouts! It is excited about its new world. It yearns to connect with all things that pass by. Unfortunately, human beings are too busy. So, it patiently waits and watches for a thousand years. Follow its magical journey as humanity evolves and trees begin to slowly disappear.

Until… a girl far in the future finds the seeking tree. With your help, she can change the course of history!

We are part of an intricate and connected ecosystem. The abundant resources of our planet are not disposable; there exists a delicate balance of give and take.

Some of the oldest living things on our remarkable planet are trees. 

The record holder is the ancient Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva). It is estimated to be more than 5,060 years old.  It is the oldest known non-clonal tree in the world, and one of the oldest living organisms on planet Earth.

Their most unique adaptation is that these trees can survive even the severest droughts by going into a dormant state. They can hibernate for several years and only reawaken when the rain or snow begins to fall again.

However, Bristlecone pines are not alone in their longevity; a number of other tree species have also been around for millennia.

It would be hard to imagine a world without the majestic trees that stand beside us…

In a rapidly changing climate with concerns over global warming, this story reminds us to pause and revere in the beauty of our natural world.

Wildoak by C.C. Harrington (Recommended Ages 9+)

Maggie Stephens’s stutter makes school especially hard. She will do almost anything to avoid speaking in class or calling attention to herself. So when her unsympathetic father threatens to send her away for so-called “treatment,” she reluctantly agrees to her mother’s intervention plan: a few weeks in the fresh air of Wildoak Forest, visiting a grandfather she hardly knows. It is there, in an extraordinary twist of fate, that she encounters an abandoned snow leopard cub, an exotic gift to a wealthy Londoner that proved too wild to domesticate. But once the cub’s presence is discovered by others, danger follows, and Maggie soon realizes that time is running out, not only for the leopard, but for herself and the forest as well.

​Told in alternating voices, Wildoak shimmers with beauty, compassion, and unforgettable storytelling as it explores the delicate interconnectedness of the human, animal, and natural worlds.

School Trip: A Graphic Novel by Jerry Craft (Recommended Ages 8-12)

Jordan, Drew, Liam, Maury, and their friends from Riverdale Academy Day School are heading out on a school trip to Paris. As an aspiring artist himself, Jordan can’t wait to see all the amazing art in the famous City of Lights.

But when their trusted faculty guides are replaced at the last minute, the school trip takes an unexpected—and hilarious—turn. Especially when trying to find their way around a foreign city ends up being almost as tricky as navigating the same friendships, fears, and differences that they struggle with at home.

Will Jordan and his friends embrace being exposed to a new language, unfamiliar food, and a different culture? Or will they all end up feeling like the “new kid”?

Never Let a Unicorn Wear a Tutu! By Diane Alber (Recommended Ages 3-6)

Have you ever seen a Unicorn wear a tutu?!?This story is about a little girl who overheard her friend say, NEVER LET A UNICORN WEAR A TUTU Unfortunately, she didn’t have a chance to ask why, and now she has a fantastic tutu for her UNICORN and she isn’t sure what to do!

From the World of Percy Jackson: The Sun and the Star by Rick Riordan (Recommended Ages 10-14)

As the son of Hades, Nico di Angelo has been through so much, from the premature deaths of his mother and sister, to being outed against his will, to losing his friend Jason during the trials of Apollo. But there is a ray of sunshine in his life—literally: his boyfriend, Will Solace, the son of Apollo. Together the two demigods can overcome any obstacle or foe. At least, that’s been the case so far…

Now Nico is being plagued by a voice calling out to him from Tartarus, the lowest part of the Underworld. He thinks he knows who it is: a reformed Titan named Bob whom Percy and Annabeth had to leave behind when they escaped Hades’s realm. Nico’s dreams and Rachel Dare’s latest prophecy leave little doubt in Nico’s mind that Bob is in some kind of trouble. Nico has to go on this quest, whether Mr. D and Chiron like it or not. And of course Will insists on coming with. But can a being made of light survive in the darkest part of the world? and what does the prophecy mean that Nico will have to “leave something of equal value behind?”

Introducing your child to new books can be a great way to foster their love of reading and spark their curiosity about the world. The latest children’s books offer a diverse range of stories and characters that will engage and inspire your child. So, don’t hesitate to explore the latest releases and discover new books that your child will love. Who knows, one of these new books may become their new favorite!

***All book descriptions courtesy of Amazon

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