From our Tween section (ages 8-12) checkout our 2 new titles from The Dead Sea Squirrels series – Squirreled Away bk 1 and Boy Meets Squirrels bk 2. from the co-creator of VeggieTales Mike Nawrocki.

In the first installment of this hilarious new chapter-book series, ten-year-old Michael and his friend Justin sneak into the Dead Sea caves near the archaeological dig where Michael’s dad is working. Michael finds two 2,000-year-old squirrels petrified in sea salt. Hijinks ensue as Michael tries to bring them back to the U. S.

The Dead Sea Squirrels are alive! In book 2 of Nawrocki’s hilarious new series, the two petrified squirrels Michael brought home from Israel are awake and ready to dive into the 21st century. Turns out, the squirrels lived during the time of Jesus and love sharing the lessons they learned from his teaching in their own quirky way. Missteps and misadventures abound as Merle and Pearl help Michael and his friends confront a bully, using lessons from the Sermon on the Mount.