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What We're Reading in the Children's Section

Welcome to our Children's Section, replete with story times, playhouse, gifts, and curated books for kids of all ages. Bring your kids by to visit us in person. We love to get to know a child's personal tastes and watch their love of reading grow over the years!

Here are some lists of recommendations for books we are excited about!

  • Our Kids and Teens Top Ten of 2018 was announced last December! Check out what our staff were most passionate about this past year. Here you can find an archive of our past Top Ten Lists.
  • A collective list of our great staff pick selections can be found here.
  • The Washington State Book Award Nominees have been announced! Check out the list for the youth categories here.
  • The Sasquatch and OTTER Award nominees have been announced as well! Check out the lists for these Washington Library Association awards here.

Hallows Eve is near... get your  reader ready with our spooktacular selection of books for kids, tweens, and teens.

The Halloween Tree Cover Image
By Susan Montanari, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492673354
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - August 6th, 2019

How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow? Cover Image
By Wendell Minor, Wendell Minor (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593108215
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 20th, 2019

Alfred's Book of Monsters Cover Image
By Sam Streed, Sam Streed (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781580898331
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Charlesbridge - August 6th, 2019

Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales to Tell (Scary Children's Books for Kids Age 9 to 12, Ghost Stories for Middle Schoolers) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781452171289
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - August 13th, 2019

Dead Voices Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525515050
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2019

The Dark Lord Clementine Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616208943
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 2019

Scary Stories for Young Foxes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250181428
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 30th, 2019

There Will Come a Darkness (The Age of Darkness #1) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250211750
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 3rd, 2019

Grimoire Noir Cover Image
By Vera Greentea, Yana Bogatch (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626725980
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - July 23rd, 2019