The Kids Are All Right

New Children’s Book Releases for January 18, 2021

Hey readers!

I’m back with another batch of new kids’ books.

cover of I'm Growing Great by Mechal Renee Roe

I’m Growing Great by Mechal Renee Roe

This cute picture book encourages growth and positivity and is full of colorful florals and nature-themed art.

cover of Mermaid Kenzie by Charlotte Watson Sherman

Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps by Charlotte Watson Sherman and Geneva Bowers

In this picture book, mermaid Kenzie begins cleaning up the ocean, enlisting other kids to help her. This also serves as a nice introduction to ocean conservation and encourages kids to get involved in protecting our oceans.

cover of Geraldine Pu and Her Cat Hat Too

Geraldine Pu and Her Cat Hat Too by Maggie P. Chang

In this graphic reader, Geraldine Pu embarks on a new adventure, Picture Day. Though she loves her Cat Hat, Geraldine’s feelings about her own hair aren’t as positive, and there’s a rule against wearing hats for picture day. Now Geraldine must figure out how to appreciate her hair in time for her picure.

cover of Wayward Creatures by Dayna Lorentz

Wayward Creatures by Dayna Lorentz

After accidentally setting fire to dry grass, seventh grader Gabe is assigned to community service helping people who were affected by the fire he started. At the same time, a young coyote named Rill, burned in the fire, now hides in a small cave. When the two discover each other, Gabe sets out to help her, beginning a journey of healing for them both.

cover of operation do over by gordon korman

Operation Do-Over by Gordon Korman

In this middle-grade, a high school senior is transported back to seventh grade, and the moment he traces every bad thing in his life back to: the implosion of his friendship with his best friend, Ty. The two fell out over a girl in seventh grade, and when Mason finds himself back there, he’s determined to correct everything that’s gone wrong since then.

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Until next week!