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Frost

By M.P. Kozlowsky (October 2016)

The world has been consumed by robots and zombies, or Eaters, as they’re called in M.P. Kozlowsky’s thrilling debut YA novel. Sixteen-year-old Frost is one of the only humans left, and she is on a desperate mission to save her beloved pet’s life by venturing through a Manhattan that has become overgrown with dilapidated destruction and danger. A Croton-on-Hudson resident, Kozlowsky supplies readers with impressive visuals, not to mention an increased heart rate. Perfect for a cozy winter day indoors. 352 pgs, Scholastic Press, $17.99 (hrd)

 

The Christmas Boot

Written by Lisa Wheeler; Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (October 2016)

Written by award-winning children’s-book author Lisa Wheeler and illustrated by Caldecott medalist and Croton resident Jerry Pinkney, The Christmas Boot beautifully depicts the most joyous time of year through the story of Hannah, whose every wish comes true after she finds a perfect-fit winter boot in the snow. Gorgeous illustrations add vibrant magic to the the fairy-tale story guaranteed to captivate the spirit and delight children for years to come. 32 pgs, Penguin Young Readers, $17.99 (hrd)

 

 

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