What’s Hitting the Shelves for Kids this May

We’re excited about new books joining the Children’s collection at the Pratt. Make sure you and the family stop by your nearby branch to check them out!

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America On The Moon
By Suzanne Slade

Award-winning author Suzanne Slade and debut artist Veronica Miller Jamison tell the story of a NASA “computer” Katherine Johnson—made famous by the film Hidden Figures.

Check it out here.

Caterpillar Summer
By Gillian McDunn

This beautifully written, emotional debut tells the story of a girl, her special needs brother, and the summer they will never forget.

Read it here.

The Strangers
By Margaret Peterson Haddix

Readers, don’t miss out on this thrilling adventure filled with mysteries and plot twists aplenty in this absorbing series about family and friendships. Perfect for fans of A Wrinkle in Time and The City of Ember!

Check it out here.

Also new this month:

The Little Guys
By Vera Brosgol

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Don’t Let Them Disappear
By Chelsea Clinton

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By Richard Jackson

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