New Arrivals

May 2021


All city: Alex DiFrancesco

All forgiveness: Elizabeth Hardinger

The Avenging Angel (LP): Michael Newton

Blackberry Beach (LP): Irene Hannon

Early morning riser (LP): Katherine Heiny

Echoes in the walls: V. C. Andrews

Exit west: Mohsin Hamid

Gathering dark (LP): Candice Fox

How to fail at flirting (LP): Denise Williams

Lost in Paris (LP): Elizabeth Thompson

Off the wild coast of Brittany (LP): Juliet Blackwell

The old drift: Namwali Serpell

The overstory: Richard Powers

Salt houses: Hala Alyan

Shadows of the White City (LP): Jocelyn Green

Spaceman of Bohemia: Jaroslav Kalfar

Standoff at the river (LP): Wayne D. Overholser

Then came Mulvane (LP): William Heuman

What we owe: Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

Wolf Stockburn, railroad detective (LP): Max O’Hara


Barnstorming Ohio: David Giffels

Bringing up bookmonsters: Amber Ankowski

Broke in America: Joanne Samuel Goldblum

Dad, how do I?: Rob Kenney

Deaf republic: Ilya Kaminsky

Enduring Vietnam: James Wright

Family: Ian Frazier

Ghost of the innocent man: Benjamin Rachlin

Half baked harvest super simple: Tieghan Gerard

Harnessing grief: Maria J. Kefalas

Hero of the empire: Candice Millard

Killing the mob: Bill O’Reilly

Lincoln in private: Ronald C. White

The lost boys of Montauk: Amanda Fairbanks

Marie Antoinette’s head: Will Bashor

The most beautiful disaster: Hope Carpenter

The nine: Gwen Strauss

The psychopath: Mary Turner Thomson

Rightful heritage: Douglas Brinkley

The secret ingredient cookbook: Kelly Senyei

Short History of the Vietnam war

To end all wars: Adam Hochschild

Wade in the water: Tracy K. Smith

The Windsor diaries: Alathea Fitzalan Howard


The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian: Sherman Alexie

American born Chinese: Gene Luen Yang

The blue sword: Robin McKinley

Destination anywhere: Sara Barnard

The gilded ones: Namina Forna

Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban: J. K. Rowling

Mosquitoland: David Arnold

Nyxia: Scott Reintgen

The project: Courtney Summers

Renegade flight: Andrea Tang

The sea of monsters: Rick Riordan


Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask: Anton Treuer

Hothouse earth: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson


The 130-story treehouse: laser eyes and annoying flies: Andy Griffiths

A is for ant: Sam Priddy

The all new Captain Underpants extra-crunchy book o’fun 2: Dav Pilkey

Amber Brown sees red: Paula Danziger

The Animal Rescue Agency: Case file: Little Claws: Eliot Schrefer

Arthur’s pet business: Marc Brown

Arthur’s teacher trouble: Marc Brown

B is for bee: Charlotte Milner

Baloney, (Henry P.): Jon Scieszka

Because of Winn-Dixie: Kate DiCamillo

Bone: Out from Boneville: Jeff Smith

A boy called Bat: Elana K. Arnold

The boy who cried Bigfoot

C is for cat: Becky Walsh

Can you whistle, Johanna?: Ulf Stark

The day my butt went psycho!: Andy Griffiths

Deep dive: Nick Eliopulos

Don’t count on Dracula: Dan Greenburg

Donuthead: Sue Stauffacher

Dungeon crawl!: Nick Eliopulos

Ghast in the machine!: Nick Eliopulos

The Goodnight Train rolls on!: June Sobel

Greenish eggs and dinosaurs: Dan Greenburg

Hey, Al: Arthur Yorinks

Hey Roo, What’s a wheelbarrow?: Michael Haun

How do dinosaurs say I love you?: Jane Yolen

I love my tutu, too: Ross Burach

If animals celebrated Christmas: Ann Whitford Paul

If animals said I love you: Ann Whitford Paul

In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories: Alvin Schwartz

Into the game!: Nick Eliopulos

Last block standing!: Nick Eliopulos

Miss Nelson has a field day: Harry Allard

A mom for Umande: Maria Faulconer

My grandma, major league slugger: Dan Greenburg

My little super hero word book

Night of the bats!: Nick Eliopulos

One-osaurus, two-osaurus: Kim Norman

The Poky Little Puppy’s valentine: Diane Muldrow

Regina is not a little dinosaur: Andrea Zuill

Riding with Aunt Lucy: Sharon Phillips Denslow

Round trip: Ann Jonas

Santa and the Goodnight Train: June Sobel

See, touch, feel Christmas: Karri-Ann Hulme

See, touch, feel: Happy Thanksgiving: Holly Price

The shy little kitten’s Valentine’s Day: Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Spring stinks: Ryan T. Higgins

There’s an alligator under my bed: Mercer Mayer

This body’s not big enough for both of us: Dan Greenburg

Yes & no: Elisha Cooper

Yikes! Grandma’s a teenager: Dan Greenburg


Monarch butterflies: Olga Baumert


American idiot: Green Day

The essential Little Richard

Eurythmics greatest hits

Greatest hits: The Monkees

Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin III

Pulp fiction

The hurt locker

The revenant


3rd rock from the sun

16 blocks

American gangster

The A-Team



Bad lieutenant





Four rooms


Horizon line

I kill giants

Jump shot

Legend of the guardians

The little things

The machinist



The nest

Random acts of violence

Ray Donovan; seasons one, two & three

Richard the Lionheart

Rob Roy

Robert the Bruce

The Sicilian

The sons of Katie Elder


Walk the line




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Thanks to the Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors Grant, the Homer Public Library now has a total of 123 books and 3 Playaways available for borrowing. These books are made available to our community thanks to a grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded by the State Library of Ohio.

The 57 bus: Dashka Slater

The abandonment of the Jews: David S. Wyman

The adventures of Captain Underpants: Dav Pilkey

All American boys: Jason Reynolds

Amazing grace: Jonathan Kozol

Amber Brown goes fourth: Paula Danziger

American Ace: Marilyn Nelson

American Moonshot: Douglas Brinkley

The autobiography of my mother: Jamaica Kincaid

Babymouse: Monster Mash: Jennifer L. Holm

Bark park!: Trudy Krisher

Blood red road: Moira Young

The boy on the porch: Sharon Creech

Bunnicula: Deborah Howe

The burning maze: Rick Riordan

Can you see what I see?: Night before Christmas: Walter Wick

Challenger Deep: Neal Shusterman

Children of blood and bone: Tomi Adeyemi

City of bones: Cassandra Clare

Clementine: Sara Pennypacker

Dread Nation: Justina Ireland

Earth and high Heaven: Gwethalyn Graham

Eclipse: Stephenie Meyer

Eldest: Christopher Paolini

Eragon: Christopher Paolini

Escape of the plant that ate dirty socks: Nancy McArthur

Everything, everything: Nicola Yoon

Falling up: Shel Silverstein

The fault in our stars: John Green

First star: Will Hillenbrand

Four: Veronica Roth

Fourteenth goldfish: Jennifer L. Holm

Fudge-a-mania: Judy Blume

Girl mans up: M-E Girard

Gods of the upper air: Charles King

Goliath: Scott Westerfeld

The gone away place: Christopher Barzak

The great American whatever: Tim Federle

Grenade: Alan Gratz

The hate U give: Angie Thomas

Howliday Inn: James Howe

I will always write back: Martin Ganda

The immortal throne: Bree Despain

The invention of Hugo Cabret: Brian Selznick

John Henry Days: Colson Whitehead

Journey: Aaron Becker

Leviathan: Scott Westerfeld

The Light Brigade: Kameron Huley

A light in the attic: Shel Silverstein

Long way down: Jason Reynolds

Looking for Alaska: John Green

The lost hero: Rick Riordan

Love & gelato: Jenna Evans Welch

Lulu walks the dogs: Judith Viorst

Mark of Athena: Rick Riordan

The million dollar shot: Dan Gutman

Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Spelling trouble: Frank Cammuso

More scary stories to tell in the dark: Alvin Schwartz

Mustaches for Maddie: Chad Morris

My teacher fried my brains: Bruce Coville

My teacher is an alien: Bruce Coville

New kid: Jerry Craft

The new kid on the block: Jack Prelutsky

A new school year: Sally Derby

Nighty nightmare: James Howe

Not if I save you first: Ally Carter

Otis: Loren Long

The Penultimate Peril: Lemony Snicket

The plague of doves: Louise Erdrich

The poet X: Elizabeth Acevedo

Ralph S. Mouse: Beverly Cleary

Ramona and her father: Beverly Cleary

Ramona forever: Beverly Cleary

Ramona Quimby, age 8: Beverly Cleary

The remarkable journey of Charlie Price: Jennifer Maschari

Return of the plant that ate dirty socks: Nancy McArthur

Return to Howliday Inn: James Howe

Rump: Liesl Shurtliff

Saving Shiloh: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Scottsboro: Dan T. Carter

Scythe: Neal Shusterman

The shadow prince: Bree Despain

Shiloh season: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Sing, unburied, sing: Jesmyn Ward

Something has been here: Jack Prelutsky

Squint: Chad Morris

Superfudge: Judy Blume

Superman: Dawnbreaker: Matt de la Pena

Swiftly tilting planet: Madeleine L’Engle

Swiftly tilting planet (playaway): Madeleine L’Engle

Tales from a not-so-happily ever after: Rachel Renee Russell

There there: Tommy Orange

There’s a boy in the girls’ bathroom: Louis Sachar

They called us enemy: George Takei

This is where it ends: Marieke Nijkamp

This one summer: Jillian Tamaki

The Titan’s curse: Rick Riordan

Torpedoed!: Cheryl Mullenback

The troll: Neal Shusterman

Tuck everlasting: Natalie Babbitt

Tuck everlasting (playaway): Natalie Babbitt

The Wall: John Hersey

Warcross: Marie Lu

Washed away: Geoff Williams

Wayside school gets a little stranger: Louis Sachar

When I was the greatest: Jason Reynolds

When the stars lead to you: Ronni Davis

Wildcard: Marie Lu

Wishtree: Katherine Applegate

Women of the frontier: Brandon Marie Miller

The world that we knew: Alice Hoffman

Years of infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn