Readers’ Advisory

It’s no secret! Kids love graphic novels, whether they’re memoirs like Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters or historical fiction, like Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales. Here are a few of our favorite graphic novels for kids! (Descriptions and links from the Evergreen catalog.) Favorite Graphic Novels Lowriders in Space by...

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  If you’re interested in history, check out these recent YA novels about the USA through the centuries! Teen Central also has a selection of non-fiction titles for history buffs. 1700s Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi Frannie Tasker is a rebellious teenage girl who survives a shipwreck. She discovers a...

Planet Protectors Series Is your child interested in helping the environment? The Planet Protectors series of picture books introduce topics in a breezy, child-friendly voice. Each book has a positive approach to small steps kids can take. They are written at a 2nd-3rd grade level, with...

  From Gambia to the Florida Keys, these books show simple yet powerful ways to take care of our amazing planet! Click on the title to place a hold through Evergreen.   One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul In Njau, Gambia, a girl named Isatou has a broken basket. But...

Survival stories cover a wide range of topics. They could focus on a school trip gone wrong, a plane crash in the Amazon, or winning over your kidnappers. In these five novels, the characters must overcome the odds stacked against them in order to make...

Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure by Camille Andros, illustrated by Brianne Farley Charlotte is a rabbit who lives in the woods with her family, where everything is good. She enjoys science and even has her own lab to do experiments and research. Her grandpa, a...

This is romantic comedy done right! If you are a fan of rom coms, go straight to Libby and check out Sophie Kinsella’s books. If you don’t usually read romantic comedies, please hear me out. I think I can convince you to give her a shot. Sophia...

Do you love dancing? So many people around the world express themselves through many forms of dance. Here are some of our favorite picture books which feature dancers! Picture Books Click on the link to put any of these titles on hold. Dancing in the Wings by...

Picture books allow kids to learn about the wonder and diversity of their world through picture books. With a rainbow of colorful illustrations, the following recommendations encourage children to explore our differences through honesty, kindness, and curiosity. In the process, they might even recognize a...

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