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Stink: Twice as Incredible

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, chapter books, humorous stories

Kick-start a Stink collection with a way-cool bind-up of his first two adventures.

Get two times the Stink in one book! Featuring:

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid
Shrink, shrank, shrunk! Every morning Judy measures Stink, and it’s always the same: three feet eight inches tall. Until, that is, the day the ruler reads a quarter-inch less. Can it …

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Stink and the Hairy Scary Spider

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., humorous stories, chapter books

“Hand this to fans of the Stink series or any spider-loving early reader.” —School Library Journal

Creepy! Crawly! Criminy! Everyone knows that Stink is bonkers about most scientific things. But there’s one exception: dangle a spider in front of him and he goes berserk! Stink is so freaked out by spiders that he can’t look at them. He can …

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The Secret Halloween Costume

With 2-Way Sequins!

illustrated by Karina Dupuis, by Sophie Vaillancourt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: halloween, fantasy & magic, values & virtues, beginner, colors

A Halloween story for little ones!

Charlotte is a young witch. For Halloween, her family insists she must wear her darkest clothes and scariest makeup. After all, a witch must be spooky! But Charlotte doesn't want to follow tradition - she wants to wear something that reflects who she is. She asks her grandmother to sew her a secret costume... But w …

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Arlo & Pips #2: Join the Crow Crowd!

illustrated by Elise Gravel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: chapter books, humorous, action & adventure

Everyone's crowing about Arlo & Pips, with Kirkus praising book 1 as "a perfect match for newly independent readers"! 

Arlo is lonely and is looking for more friends in the city. This second book in the quirky graphic chapter book series from acclaimed author Elise Gravel is perfect for fans of Narwhal and Jelly and Castronauts.

Crows are very social …

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A Calf for Olive

by Cheryl Dawn Buchan
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: special needs, chapter books, farm & ranch life

Olive is devastated when she overhears a kid at school making fun of her for wanting to raise a calf for the 4-H calf competition. They think she can't possibly do it because she has cerebral palsy. But, with the love and support from her family and friends, Olive develops a strong bond with a Jersey calf and draws on her problem-solving skills to …

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The Girl Who Danced with Giants

English Edition

by Shawna Thomson, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: beginner, fantasy & magic, native canadian

Iviit doesn’t want to stay at her camp and clean skins. It’s so boring! She would much rather go exploring and sing and dance.

One day, Iviit sneaks away from her camp and meets a new friend named Kaaktuq. But Kaaktuq is no ordinary friend—he is a giant! Iviit and Kaaktuq spend a fun summer together, but Iviit soon realizes she has a giant pr …

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How I Am Feeling

English Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, emotions & feelings

What are some things that you feel?
This illustrated book teaches simple words that describe emotions using animal characters from the Nunavummi Emotional Literacy series.

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Anne's School Days

Inspired by Anne of Green Gables

by Kallie George, illustrated by Abigail Halpin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: chapter books, orphans & foster homes, classics

The third book in an early-reader series inspired by Anne of Green Gables, starring the spirited Anne Shirley as she navigates her first days of school and the incorrigible Gilbert Blythe.

Anne loves autumn in Avonlea, and she's been enjoying her first three weeks of school. It helps that she walks to school with and sits next to her kindred spirit, …

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Once Upon an Iceberg

Errol's Twillingate Adventure

by Sheilah Lukins, illustrated by Laurel Keating
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: intermediate, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc.

When the dog’s away, the mice go on an adventure!
Errol is off on another adventure! With his new-found friend Gus, Errol travels to Twillingate to help search for Gus’s father. In the course of his search, he finds treasures on the beach, almost floats away with the icebergs, and visits the Long Point Lighthouse. There he meets Olivia and her …

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