Picture Book

Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus by Mo Willems on Kanopy Kids

When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place — a pigeon! But you’ve never met one like this before.

Beginning Reader

Round Is a Mooncake by Roseanne Thong on TumbleBooks

A little girl’s neighborhood becomes a discovery ground of things round, square and rectangular. Many of the objects are Asian in origin, other universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and pizza boxes, rectangular Chinese lace and very special pencil case. Bright art accompanies this lively introduction to shapes and short glossary explains the cultural significance of the objects featured in the book. Perfect for read-alouds or one-on-one sharing.

Chapter Book for Young Readers

Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss, adapted by Daisy Alberto. eBook on Library2Go

For six days and nights, a storm tosses the Robinson family’s ship around on the sea, before dashing it on the rocks off a deserted island. All the sailors are gone. The family is alone! But nothing can keep the cheerful Swiss family Robinson down for long. Father and Mother Robinson, along with their four irrepressible boys, quickly settle into their new home—mining the shipwreck for supplies, discovering valuable resources on the island and animal friends, and even turning the treetops into their own lofty aerie. Life is a nonstop adventure with the Swiss Family Robinson!

Johann Wyss’s classic survival story is available for the first time ever as a Stepping Stones in this early chapter book filled with exciting black-and-white illustrations.

Fiction Book for Older Readers

The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright on AudioBookCloud

Meet the Melendys! Mona, the eldest, is thirteen. She has decided to become an actress and can recite poetry at the drop of a hat. Rush is twelve and a bit mischievous. Miranda is ten and a half. She loves dancing and painting pictures. Oliver is the youngest. At six, he is a calm and thoughtful person. They all live with their father, who is a writer, and Cuffy, their beloved housekeeper. This first story of the Melendy’s takes place in New York City and tells how the children join together to make Saturday afternoons a time to have fun. The Saturdays is a timeless story that chronicles the adventures of the children and their Saturday afternoon exploits.