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New Books in the Town School Library!

posted Sep 22, 2015, 11:35 AM by Julie Alonso   [ updated Oct 4, 2015, 7:42 PM ]

Novesky, Amy. Kimochis℗ʾ bug makes a splash! First Edition. [S.l.] : Plushy Feely Corp., creators of Kimochis...Toys With Feelings Inside℗ʾ, 2011.

In Bug Makes a Splash , Bug is afraid to try new things.  When Lovey Dove reminds Bug that it's okay to be afraid, Bug finds the courage to overcome his scared feelings and dives right into the fun surprising everyone! 

The lovable Kimochis℗ʾ characters come to life with this imaginative new picture book series. Kimochi (KEY.MO.CHEE) means "feeling" in Japanese. Town boys are developing their social-emotional learning skills in lessons with Lower School Counselor Cara Colgate using Kimochis as conversation starters.
Call #: 12 FEELINGS


Brown, Dinah. Who is Malala Yousafzai? New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015].
Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.

The "Who Was" series is gaining popularity with our Town readers.  Other recently acquired titles in the series are: Who was William Shakespeare? (23 FIC CLASSIC SHAKESPEARE) and Who was Albert Einstein? (05 SCIENTISTS [EINSTEIN])


Picture Books:

Morales, Yuyi. Niño wrestles the world. 1st Square Fish ed.: 2015. New York : Square Fish / Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
Lucha Libre champion Niño has no trouble fending off monstrous opponents, but when his little sisters awaken from their naps, he is in for a no-holds-barred wrestling match that will truly test his skills.


Spinelli, Jerry. 
I can be anything! 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown and Co. Books for Young Readers, 2010.
A little boy ponders the many possible jobs in his future, from paper-plane folder and puppy-dog holder to mixing-bowl licker and tin-can kicker.


DiPucchio, Kelly. Everyone loves Bacon. 1st ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, [2015].
"Everyone loves Bacon but letting his fame go to his head may prove more dangerous than he thought"--Provided by publisher.


Early Fiction:

 Arnold, Tedd. Prince Fly Guy. New York, NY : Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2015].
Buzz is writing a fairy tale for homework, and Fly Guy naturally assumes the role of a handsome prince, who fends off a giant and rescues a beautiful princess.

Pilkey, Dav, 1966-. Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot. New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2015].
George and Harold and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have been taking turns going to school, but when the doubles fall prey to their gym teacher, Mr. Meaner, and his method of mind control that turns students into attentive, obedient, perfect children, it is up to original George and Harold to strike back.

Two new books in very popular series for our emerging readers at Town!

Call #: 22 READER FLY.GUY      Call# 22 HUMOR PILKEY


Selznick, Brian. The Marvels. 1st ed., September 2015. New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.
In 1766, a boy, Billy Marvel, is shipwrecked, rescued, and goes on to found a brilliant family of actors that flourishes in London until 1900--and nearly a century later, Joseph Jervis, runs away from home, seeking refuge with his uncle in London, and is captivated by the Marvel house, with its portraits and ghostly presences.

From the author/illustrator of Wonderstruck and The Invention of Hugo Cabret, favorites with Town readers!


New titles in popular fiction series:

Stroud, Jonathan. The hollow boy. 1st ed., September 2015. Los Angeles : Disney-Hyperion, 2015.
"Anthony, George, and Lucy investigate new hauntings, track down assassins, and a new assistant joins Lockwood & Co"--Provided by publisher.


Black, Holly. The copper gauntlet. 1st ed., September 2015. New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.
Callum Hunt's life has been difficult ever since he was admitted to the Magisterium, since his father suspects him of being evil, and his closest companion is a Chaos-ridden wolf--but when he discovers that his father may be trying to destroy both him and Havoc, he escapes back to the magical world and he and his friends Aaron and Tamara become involved in the search for the stolen Alkahest, a copper gauntlet with dangerous powers.


McMann, Lisa. Island of graves. 1st Aladdin hardcover ed. September 2015. New York, N.Y. : Aladdin, 2015.
The battles continue for young mage Alex and his friends as they search for Alex's abducted evil brother Aaron.


New titles in popular Young Adult series:

Frost, Mark, 1953-. Rogue. 1st ed. New York : Random House, [2015].
"Will West and his friends enter the alternate universe of the Never in order to rescue Will's friend and mentor Dave from the dangerous and deadly creatures from beyond"--Provided by publisher.


Lore, Pittacus. The fate of ten. 1st ed. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins, [2015].
"In order to thwart the Mogadorian invasion, a group of the Garde head to a pyramid in Mexico in order to awaken a power that can save the world"--OCLC.


Text Credit:
Text adapted from DestinyQuest.

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