Recommended titles for February 1, 2020

Recommended Titles This Week
Posted on 02/01/2020
open bookThe Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped During World War II
By Elizabeth LettsCover of The Perfect Horse

In this inspiring young readers adaptation of Elizabeth Letts' New York Times bestseller, learn how American soldiers, aided by an Austrian colonel who was both an Olympian and a trainer of Lipizzaners, attempt to kidnap horses that had been taken by Nazis "for the glorification of the Third Reich" and smuggle them to safety. Highlighting bravery in the face of incredible odds, this tale will shed light on a little-known piece of our past and speak to history fans and animal lovers of every age.

Look Again: Secrets of Animal Camouflage
By Steve Jenkins and Robin Pagecover of Look Again: the Secrets of Animal Camouflage

The award-winning team of Steve Jenkins and Robin Page introduce young readers to some of the stealthiest, most astonishingly camouflaged animals in the natural world and ask them to seek out these sneaky animals hiding in plain sight.

The Magic Mirror (Once Upon Fairy Tale #1)
By Anna Staniszewskicover of The Magic Mirror

Magic, friendship, and adventure are the perfect ingredients for a new twisted fairy tales Branches series from Anna Staniszewski. Aimed at newly independent readers, with easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page.