New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

Looking for something new for your child to read independently or for you to read aloud to them? Check out this list of new and coming soon books for kindergarten - 3rd graders. You can place a hold in the catalog by clicking on a title. 

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Chanani, Nidhi

"Kitana, a self-proclaimed Shark Princess, and her best friend Mack go on an underwater adventure in an abandoned shipwreck"--

Ebbeler, Jeffrey

"Izzie and her a new friend, an Ogre named Tim, plan an obstacle course to lure her brother Ollie away from his video game"--

Emberley, Michael

A girl tries and tries again to learn to ride a bicycle while her friends provide words of encouragement.

Henkes, Kevin, author.

Four-year-old Sal cannot find a gift she recieved from Santa, her new baby sister still does not have a name and takes up all of Mama's attention, and her brother Billy is annoying, but Sal finds her own strengths over an eventful Christmas season with her family.

Lukoff, Kyle

Vera the mermaid and her half-octopus friend Beaker meet three friendly krakens on a field tip.

Lyons, Kelly Starling
MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

"A little girl wants to write poetry. One sumer day, she explores a town on Cape Cod, along with the poet who lives nearby. Inspired by the life and craft of Mary Oliver." --From the publisher.

Madan, Vikram

Despite their differences, two unlikely friends flock together like birds of a feather.

Otheguy, Emma
Raul the Third

From Pura Belpr ̌Award-winning author-illustrator Ral︢ the Third, Team Up reveals how El Toro and his fellow wrestlers become master luchadores in a funny, action-packed El Toro & Friends paper-over-board early reader from the World of ŁVamos! "Fantastically fun! Kids will drink in every imaginative detail in El Toro's wild world!" --Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

Slegers, Liesbet

Summaries provided by DPL's catalog unless otherwise noted. Click on each title to view more information.

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