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Five-Minute True Stories: Animal Rescue Cover Image

From a homeless dog that wandered onto the Milwaukee Brewers’ practice field, to an undersized orphan rhino, to a cat born without eyes, Aubre Andrus...

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Blast from the Past

Ella Cover Image

Ella (HMH, $9.99), a talented circus elephant, is the star of the show—and she makes sure everyone knows it. But when her group acciden...

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YA Pick

The Elephant Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series) Cover Image

Young elephants play together like puppies, "dusting, sparring, rolling in the mud, and cavorting in the water." Even adult elephants lose their composure when r...

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Book Subscription

So Tall Within Cover Image

Join our signed first editions club and have a first edition, first printing of a new children’s picture book delivered each month directly to your doorstep (or pick it up at the store). The October book is So Tall Within by Gary D. Schmidt and Daniel Minterby (illustrator) (Roaring Book Press, $18.99). It is signed by the author and the illustrator.



Mamoo Kids Zipper Totes

Gifts for Kids

Mamoo creates awe-inspiring bags for active, adventurous kids. The zipper totes are handcrafted in Oakland, CA from 100% natural cotton canvas with adjustable cross-body strap and are machine washable. They are just the right size to hold standard-size kids’ folders.


Teen Book Group

The Poet X Cover Image

The Teen Book Group for teens ages 13–16 meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at 3:30 p.m., downstairs in the Children and Teens Department, to discuss and dissect a book of our choosing. The next meeting is on September 23 at 3:30 and we will be reading Dread Nation by Justina Ireland. Have questions? Interested in joining? Email Emily at