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Screentime for kids

Screentime and children is a hot topic, and we have some great resources put together for you to explore and answer your questions. We love hearing your questions about app evaluation and screen time, so feel free to contact us any time. And don't forget, you can check out our [Early Literacy iPads](https://staging.darienlibrary.org/catalog/work/94235) (for 5 and under) or [Tween Tabs](https://sta ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • Amanda L. Goodman

Cry Every Time

These books are for people who embrace their "feels" and are looking for stories and characters that will guarantee to leave some tear stains on the page. Many books are under the "teen" section, but this is a category for anyone with a good emotional range, though never fear we've heard crying is a therapeutic experience.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (12 items)

Read in A Day: Graphic Novel Edition

Not huge into drowning in a 500 page novel? Never fear we have a completely legitimate list of books for the person who wants a good (and fast) story. Graphic novels are great for anyone but especially the: slow reader, comic book fan, reluctant readers, teens, grandparents, and anyone in between.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (10 items)

Kids Adventure Booklist

These action-packed stories will keep young readers on the edge of their seats. If you happen to love books that feature characters racing against time, or around the globe, then these book selections are just what the doctor ordered!

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (22 items)

New Children's Books: June 2016

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fifth month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-top ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (14 items)

Fourth to Sixth Graders Book Club Choices

Select a book from our list of book club choices for first to third graders. Ask any Children's librarian for more information. ### Kids Book Club Kits * A book summary and five copies of the book * Discussion starters and questions * Further resources such as websites or extended reading opportunities * Borrow the Kit for three weeks ### Kids Book Club Guidelines * Check out the kit ...

  • Last Updated 11 months ago
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Mystery Reader Book Recommendations: Grades 3 and up

So you're visiting your child's classroom and reading them a story! Here are some recommendations for older kids.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (29 items)

Branch Books: Adventure

High Quality Stories on a Lower Reading Level (Hi-Lo). Great for children ages 9-12 who struggle with reading "at-level books" due to a reading disability.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (7 items)

Branch Books: Realistic Fiction

High Quality Stories on a Lower Reading Level (Hi-Lo). Great for children ages 9-12 who struggle with reading "at-level books" due to a reading disability.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: December 2016

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eleventh month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by- ...

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
  • (8 items)

New Children's Books: January 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the twelfth month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (7 items)

New Children's Books: July 2017

New Children's Books: July 2017 On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the seventh month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (8 items)

New Children's Books: August 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eighth month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: September 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the ninth month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-to ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (14 items)

New Children's Books: October 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the tenth month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-to ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: December 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eleventh month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/b ...

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
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Holiday Gift Guide for Kids and Teens 2017

The best gift suggestions from babies to teens! [Watch our video](https://dar.to/2B2Z3BK "Watch our video") or [download the PDF](https://dar.to/2jv5RxU "Download the PDF") which shows the complete list.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (8 items)

New Children's Books: January 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the first month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 11 months ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: February 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the second month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by- ...

  • Last Updated 10 months ago
  • (9 items)

2018 Youth Media Award Winners

The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards were announced this morning, Monday, February 12, 2018. These awards include the **Newbery Medal** (for distinguished children's book writing), the **Printz** (for distinguished writing for teens), the **Caldecott Medal** (for distinguished illustrations), the **Seibert Award** (for distinguished non-fiction), and the **Geisel** (for distin ...

  • Last Updated 9 months ago
  • (36 items)

New Children's Books: April 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fourth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by- ...

  • Last Updated 8 months ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books: May 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the fifth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 7 months ago
  • (11 items)

New Children's Books: September 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the ninth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

  • Last Updated 3 months ago
  • (10 items)

New Children's Books:October 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the tenth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-to ...

  • Last Updated 2 months ago
  • (10 items)

The Hate U Give Read-Alikes

The book _[The Hate U Give](https://dar.to/2ErWEDA)_ by Angie Thomas asks a lot of questions for teens and adults. Here are some books for younger children to help start those important family conversations.

  • Last Updated 1 month ago
  • (8 items)

New Children's Books: November 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eleventh month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by ...

  • Last Updated 1 month ago
  • (7 items)

New Children's Books: December 2018

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the twelveth month of 2018. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by ...

  • Last Updated 1 week ago
  • (13 items)

If You Like Out of My Mind

Did you love the book OUT OF MY MIND by Sharon Draper? Check out these middle grade books!

  • Last Updated 1 week ago
  • (13 items)

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