Kid Picks

Recommendations by staff and readers alike!

Staff Picks

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

I rarely read a book that compels me to recommend it to friends; this is one of those rare books. In the depths of the Depression, four orphans on the run from a cruel boarding school take to the river in search of safety and home. Their encounters along the road are...

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The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling

I heard about this book last year during the initial COVID outbreak. Rowling published the story on her website and asked children to publish various scenes. She then published the book with the winning illustrations and donated all her royalties to help medical and...

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Discworld series by Terry Pratchett

The Discworld books by Terry Pratchett are a wonderful maze of interlocking stories. Packed with wit and charm, all of his books are hard to put down. I really enjoyed the Witches books and became very familiar with each of their stories within these 6 books. I found...

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Young Reader Picks