April 2018 Books
Spring is here! Give your bunnies and chicks a new book to celebrate the season of growth. We have selected these titles just for you and your bouncing bunch. You’ll find something for everyone in this basket of goodies.
Ladybug Girl and the Rescue Dogs by Jacky Davis and David Soman
Ladybug Girl and her dog, Bingo, spot rescue dogs at the Farmer’s Market. Ladybug Girl wants to rescue every dog, but her mom says one is enough. Before she gives up, Ladybug Girl realizes she can help by brushing, feeding, and playing with the dogs. She recruits her friends to help her, and they give their all to make sure the dogs are taken care of and even adopted.
Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert by Stacy McAnulty
Max knows everything about trips to the store, so he’s pretty much an expert. He can give you all the tips for the most successful grocery store adventure. Max’s hilarious hijinks at the grocery store will keep you and your kids laughing with the all too familiar scenarios. Bring this book along on your rides to the grocery store.
The Wingsnatchers: Carmer and Grit: Book One by Sarah Jean Horowitz
Inventor and magician’s apprentice Felix Carmer III would rather be tinkering with his latest experiments than sawing girls in half on stage, but with his master magician’s show in the dumps, Carmer is determined to win the prize in a magic competition. Carmer meets fiery, flightless faerie princess Grit and they strike a deal, journeying through a magical wooded fairyland and steampunk streets.
Payback on Poplar Lane by Margaret Mincks
It’s neighborhood Shark Tank on Poplar Lane when a pair of sixth grade entrepreneurs compete to become top mogul on their block. Twelve-year-old Peter prides himself on being a professional businessman. Quiet Rachel becomes his intern, but turns out to be more than he bargained for. As their rivalry and sabotage become more outrageous, Peter and Rachel learn the hard way that friendship is more important than money.
The Storyspinner by Becky Wallace
In this fantasy realm, dukes play a game for the throne, and warriors race to find the missing heir. Johanna Von Arlo, a Performer, is forced to work for Lord Rafael DeSilva after her father’s death. The Keepers, a race of people with magical abilities, are on a quest to find the princess, and murdered girls keep turning up—girls who look exactly like the princess, and exactly like Johanna, who is caught up in the political drama.
Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman
These brothers set the standard for devoted loyalty and friendship. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend—Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Dive into the lives of these artisan brothers and discover who they really were.
Ages 18 and Up
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
After oil was discovered beneath their land, the richest people per capita in the world in the 1920s were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. As the death toll climbed, the FBI took up the case. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
A female spy, Eve, recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I, and an unconventional American socialite, Charli, searching for her cousin in 1947, are brought together in a story of courage and redemption. In the chaotic aftermath of World War II, these two courageous women revisit and reconcile their identities while telling a tale of little-known wartime glory and sacrifice