May Titles for Young People

Holly’s Pick

The Penderwicks in Spring
[Downloadable eAudiobook]
by Jeanne Birdsall
Available from RBDigital
The Penderwicks is a delightful series about sisters and their hometown adventures. It is a great middle grade read for anyone that loves the Little House series, Little Women series, or any other wholesome family stories. (This is book four in a series of five.)

Kortney’s Pick

Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig
[Downloadable eBook]
by Kate DiCamillo
Available from Overdrive
The Mercy Watson series of titles are wonderful next-step chapter books for kids. The funny antics and adventures of this lovable pig will make the whole family laugh out loud. 

Laura’s Pick

Wishtree
[Downloadable eAudiobook]
by Katherine Applegate
Available from RBDigital
As a child I spent time climbing trees in warmer months, and so I love trees with a story. 

Nancy’s Pick

Last Stop on Market Street
[Downloadable eBook]
by Matt de la Pe ña
Available from Overdrive
The illustrations by Christian Robinson charmed me, reminding me of Ezra Jack Keats. This 2016 Newbery Medal winner has a message for being open to the good things in the world and helping others, which is just right for our times.

Regina’s Pick

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
[Downloadable eBook]
by Beatrix Potter
Available from Overdrive
This classic adventure is sure to delight children of all ages.  This is an enjoyable fiction read-aloud for young children just learning about digging and planting a garden.

Sarah’s Pick

From Egg to Honeybee
by Lisa Owings
[Downloadable eBook]
Available from hoopla
From an egg to a busy bee making honey! This book explains the life cycle of honeybees.

Sharon’s Pick

The Tale of the Tiger Slippers 
by Jan Brett
A beautiful retelling of a legend about a tiger who gets magic slippers from his mother, which changes his life for the better. Jan Bret illustrates this book in such a wonderful way.