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New in and children's reading ideas

Reviews, suggestions and lists of new books for children aged 0-11. We have recommendations for readers aged 11+ in our Young Adult section.

Buffalo Soldier by Tanya Landman

Written by · Published Nov 2, 2015

“What kind of a girl steals the clothes from a dead man’s back and runs off to join the army? A desperate one. That’s who.”

The Signalman by Charles Dickens"

Written by · Published Oct 27, 2015

"Visited by an unnamed narrator, the signalman spends his days stuck in a dark, dank railway cutting that rarely sees light…"

George by Alex Gino

Written by · Published Oct 26, 2015

A wonderful tale of an American transgender girl who dreams of playing Charlotte the spider in a school production of Charlotte’s Web.

Sawbones by Catherine Johnson

Written by · Published Aug 26, 2015

Woodbridge Library assistant manager Sophie Green reviews Sawbones, a historical thriller aimed at young teens.