New Children’s Books: Thursday, Jan. 21

The library has moved to “Grab and Go” service in light of the recent spike of pandemic cases in Wayne County. What does that mean? Basically, the only ones allowed in the library at this time are staff members. To check out books, you’ll go to the online catalog and place holds on the books or other materials you want. Staff members will pull them and leave them in the cabinet outside the library doors. You can find more detailed instructions here.

Here are a few of the new books for children that have come in to the library recently. We invite you to check them out!

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Pete the Kitty: Ready, Set, GO Cart!

From New York Times bestselling author/illustrator team Kimberly and James Dean comes a new I Can Read story featuring everyone’s favorite kitty, Pete the Kitty! Pete the Kitty is excited to build his very own go-cart. But things don’t go as planned. Turns out, his go-cart is missing a few important things. Thankfully, Bob and Gus are there to help Pete out! Beginning readers will love reading about Pete the Kitty’s fun go-cart adventure! My First I Can Read books are perfect for shared reading with a child. This My First I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share at home or in the classroom, in particular for children ages 3 to 5. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

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Teamwork Wins!

It’s up to Elbow Grease, the little blue monster truck who never gives up, to help his brother and his whole monster truck family in this Step 1 reader from superstar entertainer and #1 New York Times bestselling author John Cena! Elbow Grease and his four monster truck brothers love to race — but even the fastest racers have to slow down every once in a while, whether it’s to stop for a tune-up, tire change, or some extra gas. Except Crash is having so much fun, he doesn’t want to stop! Can Elbow Grease and his brothers work together to reel Crash in? Young readers will love Elbow Grease and his monster truck family in this Step 1 reader based on John Cena’s Elbow Grease picture book series! Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyming and rhythmic text paired with picture clues will help young readers decode the story.

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You Can Be A Doctor

Join Barbie as she visits and helps a doctor in this all-new You Can Be a Doctor Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader! When Barbie visits the doctor, Dr. Vargas shows Barbie how to weigh and measure patients, and even helps take off an arm cast! Children ages 4 to 6 will love to read how Barbie visits and helps a doctor in this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader. Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.

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