Picture Books - April 5, 2015
1.The Book With No Pictures, by B. J. Novak. Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.
2.The Day The Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt. Colorful problems arise when Duncan's crayons revolt.
3.The Adventures Of Beekle, by Dan Santat. A heretofore imaginary friend sets off to find a real child.
4.Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin. What to serve your dragon-guests.
5.Aqualicious, by Victoria Kann. Pinkalicious helps a mermaid get home.
6.Press Here, by Hervé Tullet. A whimsical dance of color and motion, at the touch of a finger.
7.Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready for bed.
8.Waiting Is Not Easy!, by Mo Willems. Impatient Gerald has to wait for Piggie’s promised surprise.
9.Home, by Carson Ellis. Home is not the same for everybody.
10.Wolfie The Bunny, by Ame Dyckman. Love overcomes suspicion.
Childrens Middle Grade - April 5, 2015
1.Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school.
2.The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander. The story of a hoops prodigy’s family, told in verse.
3.The One And Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate. A gorilla living in a mall meets an elephant.
4.Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson. A memoir in verse; a 2014 National Book Award winner.
5.Public School Superhero, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts. Kenny and his superhero friend fight to help their big-city school.
6.Frank Einstein And The Electro-finger, by Jon Scieszka. The invention of a wireless-energy machine.
7.Out Of My Mind, by Sharon M. Draper. A brilliant girl with cerebral palsy longs to speak.
8.I Am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick. The Pakistani girl who risked her life for education and won the Nobel Peace Prize.
9.The Care And Keeping Of You 1, by Valorie Schaefer. The changing body.
10.Flora And Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo. A rodent with unusual powers.