News from Youth Services Category: For Grades 2-4

Apple of My Pie

by Mika Song

apple of my pie book cover
J GRAPH SONG, M.

Apple of My Pie is a cute story about how Grandpa Squirrel falls into an apple truck and is driven away to an apple orchard. His squirrel family wants to save him, so they use their friends, a bird and a man with a food truck who can read, to figure out where Grandpa has been taken. The family makes it to the apple orchard and fall into the assembly line that makes apple pies to be sold in stores. Will Grandpa and his family get eaten? Will they make it back to their city home? Read this story to find out.

Bug Scouts: Out in the Wild

by Mike Lowery

bug scouts in the wild book cover
ER LOWERY, M.

Hey Fly Guy Fans! We have your next book to read. Meet the Bug Scouts, Doug, Abby and Josh. Doug and Abby love everything about the Bug Scouts from hiking to nature exploring. and Doug well he is just here for the snacks. These bugs are on a mission to get their next badge. Follow them along in this easy-to-read graphic novel for those beginning to read on their own. Grab your binoculars and boots and get ready for a wacky adventure with your new bug friends!  

Bunbun & Bonbon: Hoppy Go Lucky

by Jess Keating

bunbun and bonbon: hoppy go lucky book cover
J GRAPH KEATING, J.

Bunbun and Bonbon have lost their luck. Will they be able to get it back? They ask their friends Scout Von Fluffington, Tom the duck, and Rosie Stardrop Sparklepants the unicorn for help. Is there a good-luck trap and a waterfall involved? Read the story to find out!

Cranky Chicken

by Katherine Battersby

cranky chicken book cover

J GRAPH BATTERSBY, K.

Cranky Chicken is always cranky. When Cranky Chicken saves Speedy the worm from an evil leaf, Cranky Chicken gets a new friend. If you like the Elephant and Piggie books, you might like this story. Cranky Chicken and Speedy are cranky together, and also learn how to be not cranky. 

Hilo: Gina, the Girl Who Broke the World

Gina: the girl who broke the world book cover

by Judd Winick

J GRAPH WINICK, J.

Magic used to exist on Earth, but it left. All of a sudden Gina can see magical beings that no one else can. She encounters Bek and Choi, 2 magical creatures that can enhance other creatures’ magic. They are being hunted by other creatures from other worlds. Gina and her friends try to help protect Bek and Choi. Will they be able to stop the other creatures? Can they save Bek and Choi? Read this story to find out.