NW books | Summer camp, Bainbridge Island
New releases with Northwest connections include the initial book in “Boys Camp,” a series aimed at young boys, and a Bainbridge Island entry in the “Images of America” series.
“Boys Camp: Zack’s Story” by Cameron Dokey and illustrated by Craig Orback (Sky Pony Press, $14.95). In a new series aimed at boys 7-10, Seattleites Dokey and Orback introduce young readers to Zach, who finds adventure and friendship at Camp Wolf Trail.
“Tiptoe Joe” by Ginger Foglesong Gibson and illustrated by Laura Rankin (Greenwillow, $17.99). For ages 3-5: A bear named Tiptoe Joe collects his noisy friends — the rabbit thump thumps, the beaver slap slaps — and urges them to “tiptoe lightly” to see a secret beneath the trees. His little “secret” is tucked fast asleep in mom’s arms in this sweet picture book by a Seattle author.
“One for the Wicked” by Karina Cooper (Avon, $7.99). Northwest author Cooper brings her “Dark Mission” paranormal romance series to its conclusion. Will anyone be able to save the dying witches of New Seattle?
“Bainbridge Island” by Donald R. Tjossem and the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum (Arcadia Publishing, $21.99). In this addition to Arcadia’s “Images of America” series, local author Tjossem shares the island’s stories with the help of never-before-published images from the archives of the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.