- 39 Clues – Outbreak: Super Special Book 1 is out September 27.
- A Matter of Fact Magic – Witch in the House releases September 13.
- Amelia Bedelia – Amelia Bedelia Takes the Cake is out September 13.
- Bad Kitty – Bad Kitty, Scaredy-Cat releases August 9, and Bad Kitty Does Not Like Snow is out September 6 along with Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games.
- Big Nate – Revenge of the Cream Puffs releases September 6.
- Bone – Bone CODA 25th Anniversary Special is out August 9.
- Critter Club – Ellie the Flower Girl is out August 2.
- Cupcake Diaries – Katie Just Desserts #29 releases September 6.
- Curious George – Happy Birthday, Curious George releases August 2.
- Fly Guy – Fly Guy Presents: Weather is out September 13 and Fly Guy’s Ninja Christmas is out September 27.
- George Brown – Dribble, Dribble, Drool! #18 is out September 27.
- Goosebumps – Most Wanted #10: Lizard of Oz releases September 27.
- Harry Potter – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child just released July 31.
- Heidi Heckelbeck – Heidi Heckelbeck and the Big Mix-Up is out September 20.
- Horrid Henry – Horrid Henry and the Fangmangler is out September 8.
- I Survived – I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens is out August 30.
- Jake Maddox – Lacrosse Laser is out August 1 along with Soccer Stand-Off, Taekwondo Clash, Snowboard Struggle, Paintball Boss, and Second Shot.
- Judy Moody – Judy Moody and Friends: Mrs. Moody in the Birthday Jinx releases on September 6 and Judy Moody and the Bucket List is out on August 2.
- Katie Woo – Katie’s Spooky Sleepover is out August 1 along with The Best Club.
- LEGO Ninjago – Chapter Book #10 The Titanium Ninja releases on August 30.
- Magic Tree House – Magic Tree House Incredible Fact Book releases September 27 and, in case you missed it, #55 Night of the Ninth Dragon came out July 26.
- Mr. Putter & Tabby – Mr. Putter and Tabby Hit the Slope is out September 13.
- Series of Unfortunate Events – Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights? (All the Wrong Questions) is out September 29.
- Spirit Animals – Fall of the Beast Book 4 – The Burning Tide is coming September 13.
- Thea Stilton – The Treasure of the Sea: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure (Thea Stilton: Special Edition #5) is out September 27.
- Timmy Failure – Timmy Failure: The Book You’re Not Supposed to Have is out September 27.
- Warriors – A Vision of Shadows #2 – Thunder and Shadow is out September 6.
- Who Was…? – Who Was… Milton Bradley? is out August 2 along with Who Is… Hillary Clinton?, and Who Is… Bruce Springsteen? releases September 27.
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Hard to believe Curious George turns 75 years old in September! His adventures began when he was taken from the jungle by the man with the yellow hat to live in a new home. Since George is very curious, he gets into trouble! The Original Adventures contain seven titles written by Margret and H.A. Rey: Curious George (1941), Curious George Takes a Job (1947), Curious George Rides a Bike (1952), Curious George Gets a Medal (1957), Curious George Flies a Kite (1958), Curious George Learns the Alphabet (1963), and Curious George Goes to the Hospital (1966). To celebrate his birthday, check out a Curious George book at your library during the month of September.
HAPPY 75th BIRTHDAY, CURIOUS GEORGE!
DID YOU KNOW?
Roald Dahl, one of the greatest storytellers of all time, turns 100 years old on September 13th. His birthday will be a global celebration. One of his books, BFG, was just released as a movie on July 1st. Have you ever read BFG, James and the Giant Peach, Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang, or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Check your library for these titles and more books written by Mr. Dahl, and celebrate Roald Dahl Day on September 13 with the first ever Roald Dahl app, Twit or Miss, available at your favorite app store.
For LEGO Ninjago fans, the upcoming Ninjago movie by Warner Bros. will hit theaters September 23rd. The movie is the story of six young ninjas – ordinary teens by day, gifted warriors by night – who defend their island home, Ninjago. Expect some great adventures! Watch the movie trailer below. Also watch for LEGO Movie 2 in theaters May 26, 2017.
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MY FAVORITE THINGS
It seems like yesterday we were singing, “NO more pencils, NO more books, NO more teacher’s dirty looks!” The summer has flown by and soon we will all be back in school. Hope you got to enjoy your summer seeing new places, visiting friends or relatives, or just curled up with some good books.
I like the time off (and being able to sleep in), but I do look forward to going back to school and seeing my friends. I like the smell of a new backpack and the first pencil being sharpened. My new lunch box has The Secret Life of Pets characters on it! I LOVE IT!
No matter what grade you are heading to, learning new things can be fun! I wish all of you a great new school year.