Kids & Teens Fall 2017

Read a note from the editor: Kristin Milks

There are many hot titles coming out! New books from Phillip Pullman and John Green make October the time for Young Adult novels. Expect long holds on those. Outside of the big names there are many titles to know such as Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani, I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez, and The Magic Misfits by none other than Neil Patrick Harris. It’s an exciting couple […]

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Kids & Teens Summer 2017

Read a note from the editor: Kristin Milks & Liz Tousey

Summertime is the best time to read, whether you’re on the beach or inside on a rainy, sleepy day.  This summer we have another great selection of well-reviewed and highly-anticipated titles including, but certainly not limited to, Marie Lu’s first in a new series, Warcross, Karen English’s It All Comes Down to This, and Kwame Alexander’s Solo.  We also have your eyes on picture books All the Way to […]

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Kids & Teens Spring 2017

Read a note from the editors: Kristin Milks & Liz Tousey

Happy spring. We are very excited to offer a couple of favorite books that are new to OverDrive! A childhood favorite from my past, the Wayside School series is available along with the latest offerings from American Girl, the Girl of the Year collections from 2015, 2016, & 2017. An OverDrive Staff favorite, “When Dimple Met Rishi” is also blossoming into a must read along with staff favorite authors […]

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Kids & Teens UK

Read a note from the editor: Liz Tousey

Hello and welcome to our first Kids & Teens edition of UK eHighlights, which is full of terrific eBooks and audiobooks for young readers.  We have a great selection of books that have been nominated for a variety of 2017 book awards, and plenty of popular and well-reviewed and recently-published titles.  Don’t miss Time Traveling with a Hamster, which has been nominated for Blue Peter, UKLA and Waterstone’s book awards!  Be sure […]

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Kids & Teens Winter

Read a note from the editors: Kristin Milks & Liz Tousey

Hello again and welcome to a new year and new issue of the Kids and Teens edition of eHighlights!  For those of us in the northern hemisphere, it’s a great season to sit in your favorite chair with a warm blanket and try a new book!  Perhaps you should consider a debut author, such as Ibi Zoboi, Elaine Magliaro, or Paul Mosier. Or try the first book in a […]

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What We Missed 2016

Read a note from the editors: Kristin Milks & Liz Tousey

We can’t all be perfect, but we sure do try hard, so hopefully you forgive us for overlooking some great kids and young adult content this year. We’re ready to rectify the situation with this issue. Hour of the Bees is a staff favorite and there continues to be buzz (hehe it’s funny because of the last title I mentioned) around Frazzled by Booki Vivat. Looking for a book […]

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Kids & Teens Fall

Read a note from the editors: Kristin Milks & Liz Tousey

If we could pick a theme for this issue, it would be “More Greats by Powerhouse Authors,” as it’s filled with new titles from some of the biggest award-winning and bestselling authors around. Laurie Halse Anderson, Jay Asher, David Macaulay, Neal Shusterman, and more all have new titles coming out this fall. Joyce Sidman’s Before Morning and A.S. King’s Still Life with Tornado have earned starred review upon starred […]

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Kids & Teens Summer

Read a note from the editors: Kristin Milks & Liz Tousey

Summer time and the reading’s easy. Libraries make it super easy to engage children during the vacation months and we want to make it simple for you to find great materials for them to enjoy. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a must for all kids young and old. But there are two other powerhouse authors putting out novels that this reader cannot wait for: Makoons […]

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Kids & Teens Spring

From the Editors:
We’re back again with another edition of Kids & Teens eHighlights, and are so excited about so many books in this issue! First and foremost is Kwame Alexander’s Booked, the follow-up novel to his Newbery Award winning The Crossover. It’s a great title for reluctant readers who like sports and/or books in verse, but our favorite part was the rapping librarian character. Also on our ‘To Read’ lists are The Wild Robot by Peter Brown and The Passion […]

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