A collective biography of 16 fascinating and diverse men and women of African descent, who have made their mark on American history. These are the stories of people who dared to dream, took risks, and created goals not only for themselves, but for others and the betterment of their society. Perfect addition to any classroom. (Grades 5-8 School Library Journal)
We provide best selling audio and print books you can checkout and download to a wide range of devices.
Kids and Teens can find best selling audio and print books in two new collections: the TEENScollection and the KIDScollection. Try them, and don't forget that you can always go to the main collection for more.
Zinio Digital Newstand Platform offers you access to full digital copies of some of your favorite magazines. You can download and view these titles on your computer or mobile device. Learn more about using Zinio
Hoopla is a free audio and video streaming service available to all Upper Arlington Public Library cardholders. Through Hoopla you have access to thousands of titles in e-book, video, music, audiobook and comic book formats for streaming or temporary download. Check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.
Hoopla is a free audio and video streaming service available to all Upper Arlington Public Library cardholders. Through Hoopla patrons now have access to thousands of titles in e-book, video, music, audiobook and comic book formats for streaming or temporary download. Content can be enjoyed on smartphones, tablets or computers. Check our support page, or download a copy of our Hoopla Instructions sheet.
Schedule a 1-on-1 training with staff in our Media Services department. We can help you get started with UAPL's free eBooks and Magazines. Each session is up to one hour.
If you like the “Mr. Terupt” books, this book is for you! On Ms. Bixby's last day of school before she starts cancer treatments there is supposed to be a big party in her classroom. Unfortunately, Ms. Bixby cannot make the party and three of her students decide to bring the party to her in the hospital. They embark on a crazy adventure, break many rules, and discover much of themselves and their favorite teacher in the process.
This instructional story presented in comic book format uses the tale of a twelve-year-old boy who learns about drawing and life from an artist he meets in the park. You too can create your own drawings and story of your own with the art tips in this book. Recommended for Grades 4 and up.
For Kids: Great Reads
News for Little and Big Kids
It's Black History Month. Here are some great books featuring African American authors, events, people, stories, and characters.
I think we could all agree that the world can always use more kindness. Here are five picture books that demonstrate kindness and empathy.
The American Library Association announced the 2017 awards for the best in children's and young adult literature on Monday, Jan. 23. Click here to read the complete article which includes a list of all the 2017 winners.
The John Newbery Medal, given for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature, was awarded to...Read more
Brrrrr….it's really getting cold out there and you know who lives where it's really cold? Penguins! Whether you want to learn more about this flightless bird or just want a good (and possibly silly) story then the list below will be sure to please. Reserve yourself a copy today and get to know these cool birds.
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Kids love graphic novels. Amazing illustrations, cool captions and words, great stories – all bundled into one. What’s not to love? Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) puts out Graphic Novels Reading Lists of top graphic novels for kids. The lists include classic graphic novels as well as new titles. Here are some favorite choices, broken down by age range.
K - 2nd Grade...Read more
Connect with Your Librarians
Join our Youth Department's Goodreads Group: connect with your librarians and other Goodreads Group members to discuss and share book recommendations.
Resources for Preschool Kids
Events for Kids & Teens
For a full events calendar for kids and teens, please follow this link.
For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will... (full entry)When?02/23/2017 - 10:15am to 10:45amWhere?Tremont Road - Main Library
For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time.When?02/23/2017 - 10:15am to 10:45amWhere?Lane Road Branch Library
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