Picture Books - December 15, 2013
1.The Day The Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt. A colorful problem arises when Duncan's crayons revolt.
2.Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. Trucks at sunset.
3.The Night Before Christmas, by Clement C. Moore Various illustrators. Not a creature was stirring.
4.Press Here, by Hervé Tullet. A dance of color.
5.Steam Train, Dream Train, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. Animal workers load freight.
6.The Christmas Wish, by Lori Evert. Anja sets out to find Santa, and is assisted along the way by her animal friends.
7.Pete The Cat Saves Christmas, by Eric Litwin. A classic gets a spin, “’Twas the day before Christmas,” with Pete.
8.Frog Trouble, by Sandra Boynton. A CD and songbook of country tunes.
9.Pete The Cat And His Magic Sunglasses, by Kimberly and James Dean. Seeing things in a new way.
10.An Otis Christmas, by Loren Long. On Christmas Eve, a brave tractor must find help for a pregnant mare.
Childrens Middle Grade - December 15, 2013
1.Rush Revere And The Brave Pilgrims, by Rush Limbaugh. A time traveler lands on the Mayflower.
2.Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school.
3.The Lego Ideas Book, by Daniel Lipkowitz. Tips for taking the projects you have and making something new.
4.Frozen, by RH Disney. A loose adaptation of "The Snow Queen"; now a 3-D movie.
5.Lego Play Book, by Daniel Lipkowitz. More plastic bricks.
6.Wild Born, by Brandon Mull. Four children summon spirit animals in order to confront a force of evil.
7.Doctor Who, Character Encyclopedia, by Annabel Gibson, Moray Laing and Jason Loborik. The Doctor, his companions and enemies.
8.Ever After High, The Storybook Of Legends, by Shannon Hale. The children of fairy-tale characters must step into their parents’ shoes.
9.The One And Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate. A gorilla who lives in a mall meets an elephant.
10.Flora And Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo. An encounter with a vacuum leaves a rodent with unusual perspective and powers.