RUMFORD – The Rumford Public Library new children’s items have been announced.


“Bones and the Birthday Mystery,” David A. Adler; “Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?,” Jon Agee; “Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation,” Linas Alsenas; “One-Handed Catch,” MJ Auch; “Sock Monkey Rides Again,” Cece Bell; “The Shrunken Head,” Denys Cazet; “Artemis Fowl: the Lost Colony,” Eoin Colfer.

Also, “What Elephant?,” Genevieve Cote; Gift of the Animals,” Burt deFrees; “The Bunnies’ Picnic,” Lezlie Evans; “Clever Ali,” Nancy Farmer; “Soccer Chick Rules,” Dawn FitzGerald; Tippy-Tippy-Tippy, Hide!,” Candace Fleming; “Pig Pickin’,” Stephanie Greene; “The Silver Donkey,” Sonya Hartnett.

Also, “Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building,” Deborah Hopkinson; “Houndsley and Catina and the Birthday Surprise,” James Howe; “The Green Glass Sea,” Ellen Klages; “Froggy Plays T-Ball,” Jonathan London; Froggy’s Baby Sister,” Jonathan London; “Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life,” Wendy Mass; “Steal Back the Mona Lisa,” Meghan McCarthy.

Also, “Substitute Groundhog,” Pat Miller; “Snow Globe Family,” Jane O’Connor; “The Higher Power of Lucky,” Susan Patron; “Life As We Knew It,” Susan Beth Pfeffer; “Hardworking Puppies,” Lynn Reiser; “Merry Un-Christmas,” Mike Reiss; “Aggie and Ben,” Lori Ries; “Looking for a Moose,” Phyllis Root.

Also, “Great Big Guinea Pigs,” Susan L. Roth; “Pip and Squeak,” Ian Schoenherr; “The Mailbox,” Audrey Shafer; “Take Care, Good Knight,” Shelley Moore Thomas; “Mouse’s First Day of School,” Lauren Thompson; “Mouse’s First Snow,” Lauren Thompson; “Mouse’s First Spring,” Lauren Thompson; “Mouse’s First Summer,” Lauren Thompson.


“Satchel Paige: Don’t Look Back,” David A. Adler; “The Underground Railroad for Kids,” Mary Kay Carson; “The American Paint Horse,” David Denniston; “The Clydesdale Horse,” John Diedrich; “The American Revolution for Kids,” Janis Herbert; “The Civil War for Kids,” Janis Herbert.

Also, “The Magic Horse of Han Gan Chen,” Jiang Hong; “World War II for Kids,” Richard Panchyk; “The American Quarter Horse,” Amanda Parise-Peterson; “Alexander the Great Rocks the World,” Vicky Alvear Shecter; “Ryan and Jimmy and the Well in Africa that Brought Them Together,” Herb Shoveller; “Mama,” Jeanette Winter.


“Artemis Fowl: the Eternity Code,” Eoin Colfer; “Artemis Fowl: the Opal Deception,” Eoin Colfer.


“Bedknobs and Broomsticks,” “Cats and Dogs,” “Quigley,” “Two Brothers.”


“The Sisterhood for the Traveling Pants,” Ann Brashares; “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” Kate DiCamillo; “The Giver,” Lois Lowry; “Number the Stars,” Lois Lowry; “Tuck-Me-In Tales,” Margaret Read MacDonald; “Favorite Scary Stories for American Children, Grades K-3,” Richard Young; “Favorite Scary Stories for American Children, Grades 4-6,” Richard Young; “Farmer Duck,” Martin Waddell.


“Chicka Chicka Boom Boom,” Bill Martin Jr.; “Arctic Adventure,” Dana Meachen Rau; “Valentine Mice,” Bethany Roberts; “A Golden Age,” Martha Wickham; “Mysterious Journey,” Martha Wickham.

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