Discover great new books to read this October.
Dino-Dancing, written by Lisa Wheeler and illustrated by Barry Gott
The Paleo Theater is packed with cheering fans ready for a dino dance showdown. Who will take home the prize? This prehistoric dance competition will keep you on the edge of your seat!
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Belinda’s upbeat. Her best friend, Barbara, is shy. But both of them are joining a magical game of musical chairs! When the music starts, the gym becomes a tricky, colorful obstacle course. Will their friendship keep them in the game?
★ “[A] wonderful addition to wordless comics for young readers.”—starred, Booklist
★ “An excellent adventure for reluctant readers, fierce competitors, lovers of wordless tales . . .”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
#1 May’s Wild Walk by Miss Paty (The Whiskers Sisters series)
When May, the littlest Whiskers Sister, gets trapped inside the letter carrier’s mailbag, she finds herself having a wild afternoon in the woods! Will May get home in time for her sisters’ party?
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The Notations of Cooper Cameron by Jane O’Reilly
After his grandfather dies, Cooper invents obsessive rituals to protect his loved ones from harm. But when his strange behavior causes family relationships to fray, Cooper vows to cure himself and bring his damaged family back together.
★ “Intricate, meticulous, unforgettable.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
★ “An unforgettable, much-needed story; a strong purchase for all collections.”—starred, School Library Journal
The pursuit of an international crime syndicate sends British vigilante butler Mr. Scant and his protégé Oliver on a globe-hopping trip. They travel from France to China, where they uncover a plot to overthrow the child emperor.
Paper Butterflies by Lisa Heathfield
June’s home life is a dark one—and a secret one. But when June meets Blister, a boy from a large, loving family, she finds hope that she can fly far away. Because she deserves her freedom. Doesn’t she?
A 2017 Carnegie Medal Nominee
On the Free by Coert Voorhees
When a mudslide sweeps away all but three members of a wilderness therapy trip, the remaining campers must fight to survive the elements, their demons, and each other.