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Summer Reading 2021

  • Incentive Book Prizes (IBP)
  • eBooks
  • Author events
  • Support materials


Graphic Novels

The new Graphic Novels publication allows you to now search by keyword, create a shareable wish list, and add sticky notes to pages! Learn more


Check out the news segment for all kinds of fun to help you build your virtual or in-person storytime events this spring and summer!

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Ongoing Series Update


Lisa Fipps Meet Lisa Fipps

Lisa Fipps is the debut author of Starfish, which released in March from Nancy Paulsen Books. Get to know her, and find out about her inspiriation for Starfish, here.

CATS In Your Library

Meet Erica Sommer

Erica Sommer is the Children's and Teen Services Brand Manager. Click here to get to know her.



Meet Alison Curtin

Alison Curtin is the Children’s and Teen Services Special Collections Project Manager in Baker & Taylor’s Public Library Sales group. Learn all about Alison here.



Meet Lindsey Ferrante

Lindsey Ferrante is a Collection Development Librarian and Young Adult reading expert who works in our Bridgewater, NJ office. Get to know Lindsey here.



Win autographed She Persisted books!

Enter for your chance to win an autographed copy of each of the first SIX titles in this new series from Penguin, as shown here. Good luck!


Win a Skype visit with Lisa Wheeler and Loren Long!

Enter for your chance to win a storytime Skype visit with Lisa Wheeler and Loren Long, plus autographed copies of their new book, We Build the Dream.

Staff Picks

Vivi Loves Science

Written by Kimberly Derting and Shellie R. Johannes and illustrated by Joelle Murray | Greenwillow | July 2021 | 9780062946065 | Reinforced | $17.99


When Vivi and her classmates take a fun-filled field trip to the beach to study tide pools they learn about oceanic animals, their habit, and how to make aqua scopes. Clear directions are included so readers can also make their own aquascope and tide pools. The class is exposed to marinefocused facts throughout and in unique ways, such as via a scavenger hunt Read more.

Big Ideas That Changed the World 3: A Shot in the Arm

Written and illustrated by Don Room | Amulet Books | April 20, 2021 | 9781419750014 | Hardcover | $13.99


A Shot in the Arm! – the newest edition in the graphic novel series Big Ideas That Changed the World - takes readers on a journey exploring the history of vaccinations, offering a front row seat to the story of how we learned to protect people from infectious diseases like smallpox, polio, and even to our current pandemic crisis, COVID-19. Read More