Kids Summer Reading LAUNCH with Vicky Fang!

Join us to launch Summer Reading and celebrate Vicky Fang's new early chapter book, Ava Lin, Best Friend! Joined by illustrious children's book author and illustrator Jarrett Lerner!

Event date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
10 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459-1972
Ava Lin, Best Friend! By Vicky Fang, Vicky Fang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Vicky Fang (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536237269
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Candlewick - June 4th, 2024

Brand-new first grader Ava Lin is determined to find a best friend—even if she’s a bit unclear on how to go about it—in this launch of a funny, super relatable chapter-book series.


Ava Lin, Best Friend! By Vicky Fang, Vicky Fang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Vicky Fang (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536229691
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Candlewick - June 4th, 2024

Brand-new first grader Ava Lin is determined to find a best friend—even if she’s a bit unclear on how to go about it—in this launch of a funny, super relatable chapter-book series.


A Work in Progress By Jarrett Lerner, Jarrett Lerner (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jarrett Lerner, Jarrett Lerner (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781665905169
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Published: Aladdin - May 7th, 2024

A young boy struggles with body image in this poignant and “perceptive” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) middle grade journey to self-acceptance told through prose, verse, and illustration.

Will is the only round kid in a school full of thin ones.


Nat the Cat Takes a Bath: Ready-to-Read Pre-Level 1 By Jarrett Lerner, Jarrett Lerner (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jarrett Lerner, Jarrett Lerner (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781665918930
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Simon Spotlight - May 2nd, 2023

A School Library Journal Best Transitional Book

It’s bath time for Nat the Cat in this second book in the hilarious, fourth wall–breaking Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read series about a grumpy cat and a long-suffering narrator from powerhouse creator Jarrett Lerner!

Nat the Cat must take a bath. But first, he wants his toys.


Rain is Wet!: An Acorn Book (Best Buddies #3) By Vicky Fang, Luisa Leal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Luisa Leal (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338865639
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 2nd, 2024

Pet friends Sniff and Scratch have fun in the rain, in this laugh-out-loud, full-color book perfect for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read.


Save the Duck!: An Acorn Book (Best Buddies #2) By Vicky Fang, Luisa Leal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Luisa Leal (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338865608
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 5th, 2023

Sniff and Scratch work together to rescue a well-loved stuffed animal, in this laugh-out-loud, full-color book perfect for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read.


A Pie for Us!: An Acorn Book (Best Buddies #1) By Vicky Fang, Luisa Leal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Luisa Leal (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338865578
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 17th, 2023

Best friends Sniff and Scratch NEED to reach a yummy-smelling pie, in this laugh-out-loud, full-color book perfect for beginning readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read.


Cupcake Fix: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #3) By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338582970
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 1st, 2021

Layla and the Bots are building a SWEET new invention!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.


Built for Speed: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #2) By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338582925
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 4th, 2020

Ready, set, go! Layla and the Bots are heading to the races!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.


Making Waves: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #4) By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338583007
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 1st, 2022

Layla and the Bots' newest invention is going to make a big SPLASH!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.


Happy Paws: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #1) By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338582895
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 5th, 2020

Meet rock star Layla and her team of Bots!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.