New kids chapter books for you to try!

Here’s 5 great new kids fiction books from your Library to help get you through these chilly winter days!!!

Image courtesy of SyndeticsBad Mermaids by Sibeal Pounder

Mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda are enjoying a summer on land with legs when they receive a strange CRABAGRAM ordering them to return home at once. Some seriously BAD MERMAIDS are on the loose and the girls are the only ones who can stop them. If they’re going to save the day, they’ll need answers. And a clam car. Definitely piranha-print nail polish. Possibly not the talking seahorse. CAN THEY DO IT? Filled with magical mysteries, fabulous fashion, and a serious piranha problem, Bad Mermaids brings a whole new twist to the underwater world of mermaids. Ages 9+


Below Zero by Dan SmithImage courtesy of Syndetics

When Zak’s plane crash-lands on Outpost Zero, a small Antarctic research base in one of the most isolated places on Earth, he discovers a cold, dark nightmare. The power’s out and the people who live there have disappeared. Worse, as he searches for answers, bizarre visions suggest a link to something else – deep beneath the ice – which only he can understand.


Image courtesy of SyndeticsBattlefront by Michael Adams

One hero lost in a raging tsunami. One sign pointing to a deadly battle. One day left until the end of… everything. (taken from back book cover)





Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria ParrImage courtesy of Syndetics

“Astrid Glimmerdal loves to spend her days racing down the mountainside on her sledge and skis – the faster the better! She just wishes there were other children to share in her adventures. Instead, she has to put up with a grumpy 74 year old for a best friend (although secretly, she knows she wouldn’t have it any other way). Astrid’s world is about to be turned upside down, however, first by the arrival of a strange family, and then a mystery woman. Her best friend, Gunnvald, has been keeping a secret from her – one that will test their friendship to its limits. Everything is changing in Astrid’s world and she’s not happy about it. Luckily, she has a plan…A feisty and irrepressible heroine, Astrid is sure to charm readers in this modern classic in the making.” –Publisher description.



Get Ready to Run; Chase #1  by Linwood BarclayImage courtesy of Syndetics

Chipper is a very special dog. As part of a top-secret, multi-million dollar experiment to create the ultimate canine spy technology, Chipper’s whole life has been spent within the walls of a secret organization known only as The Institute. Chipper is supposed to be more machine than mutt, but something’s wrong and The Institute knows it. He’s about to be terminated. Across the state, twelve-year-old orphan Jeff Conway is working all hours at his aunt Flo’s lakeside cabin business. He misses his parents, his old life, and the dog he had to leave behind. When Chipper escapes and Jeff finds himself part of the chase, The Institute’s most ruthless agent is hot on their tail, and he wants Chipper dead … at any cost.


Kids’ Club Review by Alice: Demigods and magicians

Demigods and magiciansDemigods and magicians, by Rick Riordan

This book is a crossover of Percy Jackson and the Kane chronicles. Percy Jackson and Annabeth, Greek demigods team up with Carter and Sadie Kane, Egyptian Magicians to stop a greedy god who is trying to rule the world.There is a lot of action in this book and it kept me reading.

5 stars

Reviewed by Alice from Kilbirnie and St Patrick’s School , 5 years old

Kids’ Club Review by reuben: Class A

Class AClass A, by Robert Muchamore

i think it is a great book that i would recommend for kids over 9+ years old because it does involve drugs,fighting and real life things also i would recommend it for people that love action/thriller books that have many sequels to them. this is the second book of 16 book series.
from reuben

4 stars

Reviewed by reuben from Brooklyn, 11 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Nadya: Insurgent

InsurgentInsurgent, by Veronica Roth (Young Adult Book)

I thought this was an amazing book, very well written. It’s the second book in the divergent series, about a girl who lived in a society divided by factions and now that systen has fallen apart as well as the world she lives in. This book is about finding out the difference between courage and stupidity, making sacrifices and discovering reasons to live when everything you know is gone and lies anr everywhwere. I would recomend this book for people who like action, romance and some sadness. If you enjoyed the Hunger games then you’ll like this. once you start reading it’s impossible to stop!!!!!

5 stars

Reviewed by Nadya from Brooklyn, 11 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Naomi: The Hunger Games

The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games takes place in a shattered world, where America has been split into 12 districts, all lead by The Capitol. As punishment for the nuclear war, The Capitol created a compulsory tournament called the Hunger Games, in which 12 boys and 12 girls are taken to fight to the death. Katniss Everdeen takes her sister’s place, saving her from certain death. Will Katnis be able to survive, or will the odds not be in her favor?

5 stars

Reviewed by Naomi from Miramar, 12 years old