Check It Out!: New Non-Fiction

Pink Is For Blobfish: Discovering the World’s Perfectly Pink Animals by Jess Keating The zoologist author of How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied presents an introduction to some of the world’s pink-colored creatures, from monster slugs and ultra-intelligent dolphins to naked mole rats and bloated blobfish.     Glow: Animals with Their Own Night-Lights by W.H…. Read more »

The Wildest Race Ever

The third marathon in Olympic was like no other! In Meghan McCarthy’s The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon, you’ll learn about the craziest race in history. One runner got lost. Another runner tried to cheat. Some were accidentally poisoned. Others choked on a lot of dust. The winner was a brave soul. Despite being poisoned, dehydrated and thoroughly tired,… Read more »

Sibert Award Winners 2016

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, is the Sibert Award winner. Four – Sibert Honor Books were named: Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans written and illustrated by Don Brown, The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose, Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My… Read more »