Teenagers' Den

Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel, Jeannette Walls, Scribner.

Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel, Jeannette Walls, Scribner.
An eloquent tribute to a pragmatic heroine. This book is a powerhouse—fast-moving, fearless and impossible to forget.

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We Are In A Book! Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children

We Are In A Book! Mo Willems, Hyperion Books for Children
This is such a darling story. The entire sypnosis is in the title but it is very amusing.

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I Like to go Exploring, Daniel Errico, Pajama Publishing Inc.

I Like to go Exploring, Daniel Errico, Pajama Publishing Inc.
There is so much out there to explore, from polar bears in the arctic to lemurs in the jungle. This is acute rhyming kids' book about wonderful, new, and sometimes odd, discoveries.

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If I Could Not Cry, Daniel Ericco, Sky Pony.

If I Could Not Cry, Daniel Ericco, Sky Pony.
A short and simple book to remind us we need to stay ourselves.

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David Livingstone, Janet Benge, Ywam Publishing.

David Livingstone, Janet Benge, Ywam Publishing.
With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing his experiences with whomever he encountered. A good read for teenagers. deeds for his kingdom and glory.   With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an...

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Memoirs of a Goldfish, Devin Scillian, Sleeping Bear Press.

Memoirs of a Goldfish, Devin Scillian, Sleeping Bear Press.
The author Devin Scillian and the illustrator Tim Bowers have put together a simple idea full of crazy characters that add so much to the story. The colorful and hilarious illustrations bring to life this quirky tale. Simple sentence structure makes for an easy read for any beginner. Parents will...

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The Day The Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, Harper Collins.

The Day The Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, Harper Collins.
A very original book which and gives children great ideas to draw and invent stories. 

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Who is Coming to Our House?, Joseph Slate, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers.

Who is Coming to Our House?, Joseph Slate, G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers.
Someone very special is coming to the animals' house. As Pig makes room, Lamb cleans up, Goose stacks the hay, and Duck lines the crib with eiderdown, Mary and Joseph are on their way by donkey. All the animals welcome the baby Jesus to their home. 

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The Littlest Watchman, Scott James, Good Book Company.

The Littlest Watchman, Scott James, Good Book Company.
Benjamin is a Watchman. It's his job to watch a stump. Trouble is, it's hard just waiting. And one night, Benjamin finally gives in and stops watching. But that same night, as he sits outside Bethlehem, he gets to watch something wonderful. Kids will be gripped by what Benjamin saw, and will be...

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The Christmas Angels, Sarah Hartman, Concordia Publishing House.

The Christmas Angels, Sarah Hartman, Concordia Publishing House.
In the spirit of Christmas, with book, kids will discover how important the angels are leading up to and during the birth of Jesus. Featuring illuminating illustrations and paired with a clever rhyming text, we take a look at the angels as they guided Mary, Joseph, and the shepherds and how these...

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