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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 2019 is now online! 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.

The winter holidays are here! Sneak a peek at some of our favorite stories about this hallowed time of year.

Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever Cover Image
By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536201376
Availability: Backordered
Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

The Tree That's Meant to Be Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593119679
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

The Shortest Day Cover Image
By Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763686987
Availability: Backordered
Published: Candlewick - October 22nd, 2019

The Crayons' Christmas Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525515746
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Workshop - October 15th, 2019

Goodnight Bubbala Cover Image
By Sheryl Haft, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525554776
Availability: Backordered
Published: Dial Books - October 15th, 2019

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Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale Cover Image
By Eric A. Kimmel, Matthew Trueman (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781423143550
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 2nd, 2014

Little Red Ruthie: A Hanukkah Tale Cover Image
By Gloria Koster, Sue Eastland (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780807546468
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - August 1st, 2017