With winter creeping in, we now have the perfect excuse to stay inside and read! Here are some great titles for all ages to cozy up to and read during those chilly winter nights. The Scott County Public Library invites everyone to discover these titles and more at the library!
The Snow Rabbit by Camille Garoche
This gorgeous book shares the story of two sisters and one special night.
Snow Globe Wishes by Erin Dealey
As the worst snow storm of the year rolls in, one family hunkers down together in a cozy blanket fort for the night. A little girl makes a wish on a snowglobe and, in the morning, the sun rises on a winter wonderland!
Waiting for Snow by Marsha Diane Arnold
Badger cannot wait one more minute for it to snow! When his friend Hedgehog explains that everything comes in its time, Badger is unconvinced and impatient as ever.
Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin
Enter a mysterious woods to meet two young sisters and a strange bit of magic in this reimagining of the classic but little-known fairy tale of Snow White and Rose Red.
Snow Lane by Josephine Angelini
In 1985 Massachusetts, fifth-grader Annie wants to shape her own future. But as the youngest of nine children, Annie is held back by her own dark family secret.
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
In 1920s Alaska, newcomers Jack and Mabel struggle against despair, finally building a snow child to distract themselves. The next morning, their creation is gone, but they spot a blonde-haired girl running in the forest and soon come to regard her as the daughter they never had. A fairy tale with an edge.
Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
Boy, Snow, Bird is a haunting and beautiful retelling of the Snow White myth, from the author of the award-winning White is for Witching.
Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg
A mystery, a love story, and an elegy for a vanishing way of life, Smilla’s Sense of Snow is a breathtaking achievement, an exceptional feat of storytelling.