Children’s Staff Picks
Myllicent is a lighting designer with an intense side-passion for children’s literature, poetry, realistic fiction and true crime. (Check out her lighting portfolio at myllicentfelder.com). She loves working in the children’s department, always looking to inspire young minds and to encourage self-expression and creativity. Hailing from Long Island, she’s been a New Yorker her whole life, and never plans to leave the city, or at least the state.
Confessions Of An Imaginary Friend by Michelle Cuevas This book brings a whole new light to the term “imaginary friend.” In this fun adventure, Jacques and his sister, Fleur, are best friends, until Jacques realizes he’s just a figment of Fleur’s imagination. After spending eight years of his life as Fleur’s brother, Jacques has to come to terms with his not being real.View In Store
Out Of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper Draper’s Out of My Mind tells the story of Melody, an awesomely smart, unforgettable ten-year-old girl who just happens to have cerebral palsy. Living most of her life without the luxury of reading, writing, and walking, she lives her life inside her head. After receiving a device to help her communicate, she is finally able to show the world who she truly is. This book will make you think twice about prematurely judging the people you meet in life.View In Store
Snowflakes Fall by Patricia MacLachlan With winter coming, it’s a perfect time to celebrate the changing of the seasons with Patricia MacLachlan’s Snowflakes Fall. This gorgeously illustrated picture book speaks to the promise of renewal in each passing year, with snowflakes turning into raindrops, which in turn waters the flowers. A beautiful gift for all ages.View In Store
The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale Princess Magnolia is secretly the monster-fighting Princess in Black. But can she keep her secret from the snooping Duchess Wigtower and still keeping stopping the big bad monsters? Find out! Shannon Hale’s Princess in Black is the empowering, exciting chapter book that every princess should read.View In Store