What’s New in Kids and Teens?
For kids books, we are extra thrilled with the arrival of these two titles!
We have the most recent edition of the absolutely adorable ASPCA Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award-winning AND TANGO MAKES THREE based on the true life story of two male penguins who hatch and raise a penguin chick in the New York City Central Park Zoo.
Praise for this book includes:
“A touching and delightful variation on a major theme.” – Maurice Sendak
“This wonderful story of devotion is heartwarming proof that Mother Nature knows best.” – Harvey Fierstein.
“Charming! And Tango Makes Three proves that all kinds of love can create a family.” – Wendy Wasserstein
“A little miracle for children. funny, tender, and true, the story of Tango will delight young readers and open their minds.” – John Lithgow
We also have ENTER TITLE HERE, the “wholly unique, wickedly funny” debut novel by Rahul Kanakia.
Reshma is a college counselor’s dream. She’s the top-ranked senior at her ultra-competitive Silicon Valley high school, with a spotless academic record and a long roster of extracurriculars. But there are plenty of perfect students in the country, and if Reshma wants to get into Stanford, and into med school after that, she needs the hook to beat them all.
What’s a habitual over-achiever to do? Land herself a literary agent, of course. Which is exactly what Reshma does after agent Linda Montrose spots an article she wrote for Huffington Post. Linda wants to represent Reshma, and, with her new agent’s help scoring a book deal, Reshma knows she’ll finally have the key to Stanford.
But she’s convinced no one would want to read a novel about a study machine like her. To make herself a more relatable protagonist, she must start doing all the regular American girl stuff she normally ignores. For starters, she has to make a friend, then get a boyfriend. And she’s already planned the perfect ending: after struggling for three hundred pages with her own perfectionism, Reshma will learn that meaningful relationships can be more important than success-a character arc librarians and critics alike will enjoy.
Of course, even with a mastermind like Reshma in charge, things can’t always go as planned. And when the valedictorian spot begins to slip from her grasp, she’ll have to decide just how far she’ll go for that satisfying ending. (Note: It’s pretty far.)