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Shout Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

by Esta Spalding, illustrated by Lee Gatlin
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, homelessness & poverty

The third book in a Dahl-esque middle-grade series by award-winning poet and screenwriter Esta Spalding.

The plucky Fitzgerald-Trout siblings (who live on a tropical island where the grown-ups are useless but the kids can drive) are back! After losing the boat that had become their home, oldest Fitzgerald-Trout, Kim, has put finding a home back on …

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Elephants Do Not Belong in Trees

by Russ Willms
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: elephants, friendship, humorous stories, emotions & feelings

Elephants do not belong in trees. It’s not natural. It makes other animals uncomfortable. This is the story of Larry, an elephant who wanted to live in a tree. This is a story about being the new kid and being a little bit different (okay, A LOT different). A story about acceptance and making friends.

When Larry decides he wants to live in the big …

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Super Detectives (Simon and Chester Book #1)

by Cale Atkinson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: mystery & detective, humorous stories, friendship

A ghost and a kid team up to solve mysteries and kick butt! A hilarious new graphic novel series for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man.

Welcome to the world of Simon and Chester, ghost and boy duo extraordinaire.
They like to kick butt and take names.
They don't like chores.
They are best friends.
And they are about to solve the MYSTERY OF A LIFETIME …

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King of the Mole People (Book 1)

illustrated by Paul Gilligan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: humorous stories

TrollhuntersmeetsThe Terrible Two in this smart and funny illustrated middle grade series.
Doug Underbelly is doing his best to be normal. It's not the easiest thing in the world: he's bad at jokes, he's lousy at sports, and he lives in a creaky old mansion surrounded by gravestones. He’s got Magda who won't leave him alone. He's got a bully. Be …

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On Thin Ice (Hockey Super Six)

illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, humorous stories

 

Will the Hockey Super Six thwart their enemy’s plans for world domination in book two of this action-packed series?

 

In the second book pitting six ordinary kids with super hockey skills against the forces of evil, Jenny, Benny, Mo, Starlight, DJ and Karl desperately need to stay out of Crosscheck’s grasp!

Their last run-in revealed to evil scie …

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Find Fergus

by Mike Boldt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bears, humorous stories, imagination & play

Play the funniest game of hide and seek ever with Fergus, a bear who's very, very bad at hiding. 

The hilarious illustrator of I Don't Want to Be a Frog brings picture book fans a super-silly, interactive story that will have children giggling from start to finish. Follow huge, loveable Fergus and see all the many ways in which he is TERRIBLE at pla …

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Tout un cadeau!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, humorous stories

 

See below for English description.

Chaque Noël, Julie trouve les cadeaux que sa mère et son père ont caché. Sauf cette année! Ses parents ont-ils décidé de ne pas célébrer Noël? Un classique de Robert Munsch qui déborde d’illustrations merveilleuses. Les enfants ne seront jamais déçus de le trouver sous le sapin de Noël.

 

Every singl …

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Slow Moe

by Deborah Kerbel, contributions by Kelly Nakatsuka
edition: Audiobook
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: k
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, imagination & play

Life moves oh-so-slow when your little brother is a snail. It takes forever to do anything! Really, it’s enough to test the patience of even the most understanding big sister. But is Moe just slow or is there something else going on? With charming illustrations by Marianne Ferrer, award-winning author Deborah Kerbel has written a delightful story …

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