What’s New for Kids this June

School is almost out of session so that means it’s a great time to stop by your local branch of Enoch Pratt Free Library. Visit for a family film night, storytime fun, and of course to pick up books to read for the 2019 Summer Challenge.

Check out what children’s books are new to our shelves!

The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown
By Marc Barnett

This exceptional picture book artfully plays with form and language to vividly bring to life one of greatest children’s book creators who ever lived: Margaret Wise Brown.

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Juana & Lucas: Big Problemas
By Juana Medina

When her mami meets someone new, Juana worries that everything will change in a humorous, heartwarming follow-up to the Pura Belpré Award–winning Juana & Lucas.

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By Fiona Woodcock

Hello! Are you ready for a brilliant day? A brother and sister enjoy a day full of spills, thrills, and silly adventures in this playful story comprised only of words that contain a double L (such as spills, thrills, and silly)!

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Red: A Crayon’s Story
By Michael Hall

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as “red” suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo. This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self.

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Also new this month:

Freedom Fire (Dactyl Hill Squad Series #2)
By Daniel Jose Older

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My Papi Has a Motorcycle
By Isabel Quintero

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Leer en español
Out There
By Tom Sullivan

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