125 Most Borrowed Kids Books of 2020

In celebration of ICPL’s 125th anniversary, we thought you might like to browse the top 125 Children's Book Checkouts of 2020! I will note that this list has been edited for the sake of variety... otherwise you would have a list dominated by popular series (i.e. Elephant and Piggie, Garfield, Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Magic Tree House, etc.). In this list, I will only give you the most popular book from a particular series, so that we can move on to a more interesting variety of titles! This list is posted in order of popularity. Enjoy!

Dog Man

Dav Pilkey


George and Harold create a new comic book hero in Dog Man, a crimefighter with the head of a police dog and the body of a policeman, who faces off against his archnemesis Petey the cat.

Pokémon adventures

Hidenori Kusaka

jMANGA Pokemon

The story of Red's adventures as a Pokémon trainer.


Jennifer L. Holm

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Holm Babymouse

An imaginative mouse learns life lessons while living her life.


Kazu Kibuishi

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Kibuishi Amulet

After moving into an old ancestral home, Emily and Navin's mother is kidnapped and dragged down the basement stairs by a mysterious creature, and after giving chase, the kids find themselves in a magical but dangerous world of man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, and shadowy enemies.


Jeff Smith


Lunch lady

Jarrett Krosoczka

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Krosoczka Lunch

The school lunch lady is a secret crime fighter who uncovers evil plots.

Phoebe and her unicorn

Dana Simpson

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Simpson Phoebe

It all started when Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond and accidentally hit a unicorn in the face. Improbably, this led to Phoebe being granted one wish, and using it to make the unicorn, Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, her obligational best friend.

Garfield fat cat 3-pack

Jim Davis

jCOMIC Garfield


Jennifer L. Holm


Adventures and exploits of Squish, a young amoeba saving the world-- one cell at a time!

Geronimo Stilton graphic novel

Geronimo Stilton

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Stilton Geronimo

Geronimo and his crew are transported back in time to thwart the pirate cats as they try to change history.

Plants vs. zombies

Paul Tobin

jCOMIC Plants

"Crazy Dave--the babbling-yet-brilliant inventor and top-notch neighborhood defender--helps his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off Zomboss's latest attack in Plants vs. Zombies!"--

Smurfs graphic novel

author Peyo


The Baby-sitters Club

Raina Telgemeier

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Martin Baby-sitters


Judd Winick


"When a mysterious boy falls from the sky, friends D.J. and Gina must discover the secrets of his identity and help him save the world"--

Are you ready to play outside?

Mo Willems

jREADER Willems, Mo

Friends Elephant and Piggie are playing outside when it starts to rain, and then they must decide what to do.

Star Wars Jedi Academy

Jeffrey Brown


"My whole life I planned on going to pilot school like the rest of my friends--then I got rejected! Along came a little green guy named Yoda who invited me to Jedi Academy. Now I'm at a school with aliens, robots, and lightsaber-wielding bullies who can lift things with their minds! How am I supposed to compete with that? As if starting middle school wasn't hard enough..."

Mighty Jack

Ben Hatke


Jack dreads summer because his single mother has to work and leaves him at home with his boring little sister who is autistic. She doesn't talk at all. Ever. But one day while they are at a flea market, she does talk. She tells Jack to trade their mother's car for a box of mysterious seeds...

The pigeon needs a bath!

Mo Willems

jE Willems

"The Pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won't go willingly"--

Lego Ninjago, masters of Spinjitzu

Greg Farshtey


Cole, Zane, Jay, and Kai must defeat their teacher Sensei Wu.

The legend of Zelda

Akira Himekawa

jMANGA Himekawa Legend

A hero sets out on an adventure with a companion fairy to defeat the evil king.

Disney fairies.

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Disney Fairies

Papercutz comics fans meet the Fairies from Pixie Hollow in comics stories filled with fantastic fun adventures! Featuring Prilla, Tinker Bell, Bess, Rani and many more, these graphic novels are a wonderful journey readers are sure to remember.

Cleopatra in space

Mike Maihack

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Maihack Cleopatra

"When a young Cleopatra finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far, REALLY far future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian"--Summary, volume 1.

Avatar, the last airbender. The promise

Gene Luen Yang

jCOMIC Avatar Promise

Picking up exactly where Avatar: The Last Airbender left off, The Promise takes Aang to a Fire Nation colony in the heart of the Earth Nation, where tensions between neighbors threaten to shatter the world's newfound peace, putting the Avatar on a collision course with one of his closest friends.


Raina Telgemeier


Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets her heart on meeting one.

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Raina Telgemeier was another popular author on the top 125 checkouts of 2020! Again, for variety, I only included her top circulating book, Ghosts (which was followed closely by Guts).
- Becky


Kiyohiko Azuma

jMANGA Azuma Yotsuba&!

Wings of fire : the graphic novel

Tui Sutherland

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Sutherland Wings

Not every dragonet wants a destiny-- Clay has grown up under the mountain, chosen along with four other dragonets to fulfill a mysterious prophecy and end the war between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia. He's not so sure about the prophecy part, but Clay can't imagine not living with the other dragonets; they're his best friends. So when one of the dragonets is threatened, all five spring into action.

Fly Guy and the alienzz

Tedd Arnold

jREADER Arnold, Tedd

Buzz is filming a movie about aliens from Outer Space, who capture Fly Guy and Buzz Boy--and our two heroes must outsmart the aliens, with some help from Dragon Dude and Fly Girl.

Diary of a wimpy kid : the getaway

Jeff Kinney

jFICTION Kinney Jeff

Greg Heffley and his family escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation, but sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous creatures all threaten their vacation.

Secret coders

Gene Luen Yang


Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students.

Mr. Wolf's class

Aron Nels Steinke


Chronicles the everyday adventures of Mr. Wolf, a new teacher at Hazelwood Elementary school, and his class of wild and special students.

5 worlds

Mark Siegel


"A story that explores new worlds packed with amazing adventures; ancient mysteries; the unlikely bond of a clumsy dancer, a boy from the poorest slums, and a superstar athlete--and their quest to save one small, distant galaxy from the forces of evil"--

Big Nate from the top

Lincoln Peirce


Nate Wright is an eleven years old sixth grader who has the distinction of setting the record for school detentions.

Ultimate Spider-Man.

jCOMIC Spider-Man Marvel Ultimate

El deafo

Cece Bell


The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

Adventure time

Ryan North

jCOMIC Adventure

Sonic the Hedgehog archives.

jCOMIC Sonic Archives

Sonic battles his nemesis, Robotnik, as the villain traps him with plants, attacks him with a mechanical bomb-throwing monkey, and kidnaps Sally.

Teen Titans go!

J. Torres

jCOMIC Teen Go 2004

Space Boy

Stephen McCranie


Amy lives on a colony in deep space, but when her father loses his job the family moves back to Earth, where she has to adapt to heavier gravity, a new school, and a strange boy with no flavor.

If you give a dog a donut

Laura Joffe Numeroff

jE Numeroff

Chaos might ensue if you were to give a dog a donut.

Green eggs and ham

Dr Seuss


The principle that things are not always what they might appear to be is illustrated in rhyme.

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson

jCOMIC Calvin

Warriors : [manga]

Erin Hunter

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Hunter Warriors

Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

J. K Rowling


Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. This is the first Hary Potter book.

The cardboard kingdom

Chad Sell


Follows the adventures of a group of neighborhood children who create costumes from cardboard and use their imagination in adventures with knights, robots, and monsters.


Emmanuel Guibert

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Guibert Ariol

Ariol is an everyday tween donkey with blue glasses who lives in the suburbs with his mom and dad, as well as a host of other animal friends and teachers.

Curious George, the donut delivery

Monica Perez

jE Curious

After getting a quick lesson in the number zero, George goes to get some doughnuts, but comes back with way more than expected.

Last stop on Market Street

Matt de la Peña

jE Delapena

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

Mercy Watson to the rescue

Kate DiCamillo

jREADER DiCamillo, Kate

After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.

The book with no pictures

B. J. Novak

jE Novak

"In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what"--

Nancy Drew, girl detective graphic novel

Stefan Petrucha


Contemporary detective, Nancy Drew, teams with her friends to solve new mysteries.


Victoria Kann

jE Kann

At the beach, Pinkalicious and her brother help a tiny mermaid, a merminnie, to go back home.

Stone Rabbit

Erik Craddock

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Craddock Stone

The fantastic adventures of Stone Rabbit.

The giving tree

Shel Silverstein

jE Silverstein

A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.

Dinosaurs before dark

Mary Pope Osborne

jFICTION Osborne, Mary Pope

Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs.

Llama Llama time to share

Anna Dewdney

jE Llama

"Llama Llama doesn't want to share his toys with his new neighbors. But when fighting leads to broken toys and tears, Llama learns that it's better to share"--

The tyrant's tomb

Rick Riordan


"In his penultimate adventure, a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter, where he must learn what it is to be a hero, or die trying"--

New kid

Jerry Craft


Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?

Cucumber quest

author Gigi D. G. (Artist)

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Gigi Cucumber

The seven kingdoms of Dreamside need a legendary hero. Instead, they'll have to settle for Cucumber, a nerdy magician who just wants to go to school. As destiny would have it, he and his way more heroic sister, Almond, must now seek the Dream Sword, the only weapon powerful enough to defeat Queen Cordelia's Nightmare Knight.


Cortney Faye Powell


When flying unicorns called Melowies turn fourteen they go to school at Destino, a legendary castle hidden somewhere in the clouds. Here they develop their special power, which lies dormant in them until they finish school and discover their place in the world.

The dam keeper

Robert Kondo


Life in Sunrise Valley is tranquil, but beyond its borders lies certain death. A dangerous black fog looms outside the village, but its inhabitants are kept safe by an ingenious machine known as the dam. Pig's father built the dam and taught him how to maintain it. And then this brilliant inventor did the unthinkable: he walked into the fog and was never seen again. Now Pig is the dam keeper.

The day the crayons quit

Drew Daywalt

jE Daywalt

When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

Captain Underpants and the revolting revenge of the radioactive robo-boxers : the tenth epic novel

Dav Pilkey

jFICTION Pilkey Dav

George and Harold are forced to contemplate a world without Captain Underpants.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur

Brandon Montclare

jCOMIC Moon Girl 2015

Lunella Lafayette is an inhuman preteen genius who wants to change the world! THAT JOB would be a lot easier if she wasn't living in mortal fear of her latent inhuman gene. There's no telling what she'll turn into -- but Luna's got a plan.

Lucy & Andy Neanderthal

Jeffrey Brown


Regal Academy

Luana Vergari


Rose discovers she's the granddaughter of the legendary Cinderella. Now she's enrolling in Regal Academy, a school for the children of all your favorite fairy tale characters!

The itchy book!

LeUyen Pham

jREADER Pham, LeUyen

Triceratops, Pterodactyl, Brontosaurus, and T-Rex each have an itch, but Dino-Mo reminds them of the sign with a very important rule: Dinosaurs do not scratch.


Svetlana Chmakova


After shunning Jaime, the school nerd, on her first day at a new middle school, Penelope Torres tries to blend in with her new friends in the art club, until the art club goes to war with the science club, of which Jaime is a member.

Over the garden wall

Pat McHale


Two lost brothers venture across a strange forest and discover incredible and bizarre things on their journey home in a style reminiscent of The Wind in the Willows and Sleepy Hollow. Writer and artist Jim Campbell spins a tale that follows Greg and Jason Funderburker as they traverse the Unknown and find new friends along the way.

Giraffes can't dance

Giles Andreae

jE Andreae

Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.

Jurassic bark!

Hollis James

jE Paw

After discovering a clutch of dinosaur eggs, Rubble has a dream where dinosaurs are still alive and the Paw Patrol helps them.

The don't worry book

Todd Parr

jE Parr

In his new book about things that might make kids worry--from loud news, to loud neighbors, or a big day at school--bestselling and beloved author Parr reassures kids who are feeling the weight of their world, offering solutions and comfort, as well as giggles.

The true story of the three little pigs : by A. Wolf

Jon Scieszka

jE Scieszka

The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.

Ivy + Bean

Annie Barrows

jFICTION Barrows, Annie

When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.

Caveboy Dave

Aaron Reynolds

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Reynolds Caveboy

His grandpa invented fire. His dad invented the wheel. How will Caveboy Dave leave his mark? Dave Unga-Bunga has always been more scrawny than brawny. This is a major problem when your village expects you to become a meat-bringer.

The Nameless City

Faith Erin Hicks

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Hicks Nameless

Every time it is invaded the City gets a new name, but to the natives in is the Nameless City, and they survive by not letting themselves get involved--but now the fate of the City rests in the hands of Rat, a native, and Kaidu, one of the Dao. The two must somehow work together if the City is to survive.

The time museum

Matthew Loux


Science-loving Delia Bean is expecting to have a pretty boring summer vacation looking after her little brother. But when her Uncle Lyndon offers her an internship in his Earth Time Museum, everything begins to look a lot better!


Jim Benton

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Benton Catwad

Meet Catwad. He's blue, he's a bit of a grouch, and his best friend is a happy-go-lucky cat named Blurmp who can see the bright side of anything. From pizza and computers to love and happiness, this burball has a funny take on just about everything, and he's not afraid to share it.

Redstone Junior High : an unofficial graphic novel for Minecrafters

Cara J. Stevens

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Minecraft Redstone

Pixel has lived a pretty sheltered life so far, but when she gets a scholarship to Redstone Junior High, that all changes quickly. As the first one to leave her village in centuries, Pixel sets out for school armed with an outdated mob encyclopedia and a chest of hand-me-down tools and supplies that are no match for the tasks her tough teacher, Mr. Craft, has set out for her.

Jimmy Gownley's Amelia rules!

Jimmy Gownley

jCOMIC Amelia

The day you begin

Jacqueline Woodson

jE Woodson

Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.

The Berenstain Bears forget their manners

Stan Berenstain

jE Berenstain

Mama Bear comes up with a plan to correct the Bear family's rude behavior.

Chicka chicka boom boom

Bill Martin

jE Martin

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.

High five

Adam Rubin

jE Rubin

Animals present hand slapping skills to readers, just in time for the annual high five contest.

Narwhal's otter friend

Ben Clanton

jREADER Clanton Ben

Narwhal and Jelly... and Otty?! Exuberant Narwhal and skeptical Jelly test the waters of adding a new friend to their pod when they meet Otty the super-adventurous otter in the fourth book of this blockbuster early graphic novel series! Dive into three new stories about the joy of adventure and the power of friendship!


Sarah Graley


Izzy gets sucked into the world of her new video game, where a robot named Rae tells her she is destined to save Dungeon City from the Big Boss.

Fancy Nancy and the mermaid ballet

Jane O'Connor

jE Fancy

Nancy makes the best of not dancing the lead in her ballet school's Deep Sea Dances show, but becomes jealous when her best friend gets a bettr role than hers.


R. J Palacio

jFICTION Palacio, R. J.

Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.

Dream Jumper

Greg Grunberg

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Grunberg Dream

"Ben has a gift. He can jump into other people's dreams. So when his classmates start falling victim to an evil dream monster, he knows he has to do something. But can he get to them in time? With help from a mysterious companion, Ben just might be able to defeat the monster and save his friends . . . if he can harness the power within"--Dust jacket flap of Book one.

Secret hero society

Derek Fridolfs


My name is Bruce Wayne, and I'm the new kid (UGH) at Ducard Academy. I can't say for certain, but I think something fishy's going on. There's a gang of clowns roaming the halls, a kid named Bane wants to beat me up, and the guidance counselor, Hugo Strange, seems really, well, strange.

Four points

Hope Larson


After escaping the Black Hook Gang in 1860 New York City, twelve-year-old twins Alexander and Cleopatra flee to New Orleans, become separated, and try to find each other in San Francisco, while being followed by pirates who think they hold the key to treasure.

Angry birds comics

Paul Tobin

jCOMIC Angry

The Angry Birds are on the move by air, land, and sea! Feel the action as they crash through every page in these awesome collections of comics based on the best selling game.

The very hungry caterpillar

Eric Carle

jE Carle

Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

Where the wild things are

Maurice Sendak

jE Sendak

A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.

Ada Twist, scientist

Andrea Beaty

jE Beaty

Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

Llama destroys the world

Jonathan Stutzman

jE Stutzman

"On Friday, Llama will destroy the world."--Page [4] of cover.

But not the armadillo

Sandra Boynton


Behold the armadillo, a cute and curious creature who follows his nose wherever it goes. Join him as he quietly travels the less-traveled road: he picks cranberries, stops and smells the flowers, takes a nap in the meadow, searches out the source of a beautiful melody, and at day's end passes an overeager hippo sprinting the other direction.

The hive queen

Tui Sutherland

jFICTION Sutherland, Tui

Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers?


Sankichi Hinodeya

jMANGA Hinodeya Splatoon

"The Turf Wars have started in Inkopolis, and the team that inks the most ground will be crowned the winner! Goggles and Team Blue are ranked lower than their competitors. But with some teamwork and a touch of creativity, they might just leave their mark on this tournament!"--

Superman Family Adventures

Art Baltazar

jCOMIC Superman Family

The one and only Ivan

Katherine Applegate

jFICTION Applegate, Katherine

When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

The bad beginning

Lemony Snicket

jFICTION Snicket, Lemony

After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.

Be prepared

Vera Brosgol


A misfit girl and her brother attend summer camp, where they struggle with primitive plumbing, snobby tentmates, and boys-versus-girls competitions.


Joey Weiser

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Weiser Mermin

MERMIN the MERMAN from MER!? That's the question Pete and his friends ask after finding the fish-boy washed up on the beach! Mermin just escaped the undersea kingdom of Mer, and is ready to have some fun on dry land! Mermin is a little odd: he can talk to fish, and packs quite a punch. But why would this aquatic kid be afraid to swim?

Hocus & Pocus

1977- author Manuro


Enter a world inspired by favorite fairy tales, complete with gingerbread houses, a girl dressed in red, and seven brothers lost in the woods. Readers can play as Hocus (a girl) or Pocus (a boy), choose a magic animal companion, and enter a colorful forest of brain-teasing riddles, magical objects, and unusual characters. Succeed or fail, it all depends on you!

The hidden witch

Molly Ostertag


When Aster's non-magical friend Charlie finds herself the target of a curse, Aster and his unconventional talent for witchery must find the source of the curse before more people get hurt.

Owl moon

Jane Yolen

jE Yolen

On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.

Here we are : notes for living on planet Earth

Oliver Jeffers

jE Jeffers

In this salutation from Earth, the chronicler gives a tour of the planet and introduces those who call it home.


Oge Mora

jE Mora

When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together.

Bob books. Set 1, Beginning readers

Bobby Lynn Maslen

jREADER Bob Set 1

Summary: Stories and pictures to make learning alphabet sounds enjoyable.

A friend for Dragon

Dav Pilkey

jREADER Pilkey Dav

Dragon is lonely so he goes looking for a friend and when an apple falls on his head he is convinced that he has found one; but at home Apple is quiet and unresponsive, and when a visit to the doctor only makes things worse, Dragon mourns the loss of his friend--until an apple tree grows where Apple is buried.

Spy School British invasion

Stuart Gibbs

jFICTION Gibbs Stuart

"Follows the spies-in-training on a hunt to find the leader of the evil organization SPYDER and take them down once and for all"--

Hilda and the troll

Luke Pearson


While on an expedition to illustrate the magical creatures of the mountains around her home, Hilda spots a mountain troll. As the blue-haired explorer sits and sketches, she slowly starts to nod off. By the time she wakes up, the troll has totally disappeared and, even worse, Hilda is lost in a snowstorm.

Peppa Pig and the family reunion.

jE Peppa

Grandpa and Granny Pig, Auntie Pig, Uncle Pig, Cousin Chloe, and Baby Alexander join Peppa and her family at their home for a family reunion.

Anna's best friends

Christy Webster

jREADER Disney

Follows the epic adventures of fearless optimist Anna, who teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer to rescue her sister, Elsa, from a kingdom of eternal winter.

Into the wild

Erin Hunter

jFICTION Hunter, Erin

Four clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their powerful ancestors. But the warrior code is threatened, and the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger. The sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. An ordinary house cat may be the bravest warrior of them all.

White bird : a wonder story

R. J. Palacio


Tells the story of Julian's Grandmére's childhood as she, a Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II and how the boy she once shunned became her savior and best friend.

Goldie Vance

Hope Larson

jCOMIC Goldie

Sixteen-year-old Marigold "Goldie" Vance lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place. Her mom, who divorced her dad years ago, works as a live mermaid at a club downtown. Goldie has an insatiable curiosity, which explains her dream to one day become the hotel's in-house detective.

The graveyard book

Neil Gaiman


Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard.

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Judi Barrett

jE Barrett

Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.


Don Freeman

jE Freeman

A toy bear in a department store wants a number of things, but when a little girl finally buys him he finds what he has always wanted most of all.


Mac Barnett

jE Barnett

When Triangle breaks the rule about not hiding behind the waterfall while playing hide-and-seek with Circle and Square, Circle must rescue him.

Unicorn is maybe not so great after all

Bob Shea

jE Shea

Concerned about losing friends during the first week of school, Unicorn upgrades his fabulousness.

Mademoiselle Mom

Nancy Parent


When her mom gets sick, Nancy decides to help around the house by cleaning up and watching her sister JoJo.