Fiction Books about Games

The challengers by Greg R. Fishbone ; illustrations by Ethen Beavers

The city of gold and lead by John Christopher

The Egypt game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder ; drawings by Alton Raible

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library by Chris Grabenstein

The game of sunken places by M.T. Anderson

Game on! by adapted by Tracey West

Easy Fiction Soccer Books

Arthur and the best coach ever by text by Stephen Krensky

The ball hogs by Rich Wallace ; illustrated by Jimmy Holder

Captain Awesome, soccer star by Stan Kirby ; illustrated by George O'Connor

Ellie McDoodle: most valuable player by written and illustrated by Ruth McNally Barshaw

Emma dilemma and the soccer nanny by Patricia Hermes

Preschool Storytimes

Preschool storytimes are a fun celebration of story and words designed for children ages 3-5. Children must be able to sit attentively and participate for 30 minutes. Parents may attend, or must remain in the children's department. Storytimes will be held in the purple room starting Monday, January 6 through Friday, February 14. Registration is online and begins December 23. We welcome you to one of the following sessions:

Easy Fiction to Love

Here is a list of Easy Fiction for kids to Love this summer. Many of them have other books in a series:

Clara Lee and the apple pie dream by Jenny Han ; with pictures by Julia Kuo

Mallory on the move by Laurie B. Friedman ; illustrations by Tamara Schmitz

EllRay Jakes is not a chicken by Sally Warner ; illustrated by Jamie Harper

Waiting for the magic by Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by Amy June Bates

Horrible Harry and the stolen cookie by Suzy Kline ; pictures by Amy Wummer

Picture Books to Love

There are so many fantastic picture books out there to enjoy. Here's a few great reads that kids of all ages will love!

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Chicka chicka boom boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault ; illustrated by Lois Ehlert

Curious George by H. A. Rey

Farmer duck by Martin Waddell ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Happy birthday, moon by Frank Asch

Harold and the purple crayon by Johnson, Crockett, 1906-

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