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Serafina Returns To Defend Biltmore Estate From Evil

What’s New At The Library


August 1, 2019

These new juvenile books are now available at the Transylvania County Library:

Juvenile Fiction

Beatty, Robert. “Serafina and the Seven Stars.” This fourth installment in the popular Serafina series shows Serafina and Braeden battling the forces of evil to defend the Biltmore Estate once more. Serafina will question what is truth and what is illusion as she struggles to save her home and those she loves. (J FIC BEA)

Bell, Alex. “Polar Bear Explorers’ Club.” Stella Starflake Pearl is a born adventurer, no matter what society tells her she ought to be. When she joins the Polar Bear Explorers’ Club, she and three other young explorers are separated from the group and must prove themselves in the harsh wilderness of the Arctic. (J FIC BEL)

Holm, Jennifer. “School Tripped.” Babymouse can’t wait for the school field trip to an art museum in the Big City. When she ventures off on her own, she’ll have more than she bargained for with adventure and danger. But will she make it back before the bus leaves? (J FIC HOL)

Lloyd, Natalie. “The Carnival Catastrophe.” The “Problim Children” are at it again in this raucous adventure at the Corn Dog Carnival. All the siblings are magical — as long as they stick together. Can they come together in time to save their mom from a vile villain and learn to trust each other? (J FIC LLO)

Juvenile Non-Fiction

Gifford, Clive. “Super Space Encyclopedia.” Filled with facts and images to satisfy even the most avid lover of space, this new space encyclopedia has the wealth of information and clean, photo-driven style that has made DK titles a perennial favorite for children and adults alike. (J 520 GIF)

Montgomery, Sy. “Magni-ficent Migration: On Safari with Africa’s Last Great Herds.” Sibert medalist and National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery follows the journey of wildebeests across the Serengeti in this lyrical yet factual glimpse into the wonders of migration. (J 591.56 MON)

Poliquin, Rachel. “Beavers.” Hilarious and thought-provoking, this first installment in the Superpower Field Guide series takes a closer look at the underestimated beaver and the many fascinating adaptations that enable them to survive. With full-color illustrations. (J 599.37 POL)

Byrd, Robert. “Liberty Arrives! How America’s Grandest Statue Found her Home.” Light-hearted and witty, this highly illustrated historical tale describes how the Statue of Liberty was designed, created, transported and finally erected in the New York Harbor. Highly readable and brimming with detail, the story of the gift from France comes alive. (J 974.71 BYR)


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