Picture Books - July 31, 2016
1.The Thank You Book, by Mo Willems. Piggie’s expressing her gratitude, but will she remember to include Gerald?
2.Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready for bed.
3.What Do You Do With A Problem?, by Kobi Yamada. Problems can be lessons in disguise.
4.Are We There Yet?, by Dan Santat. A Caldecott medalist answers the classic car-trip question with a magical journey.
5.Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin. What to serve your dragon-guests.
6.The Wonderful Things You Will Be, by Emily Winfield Martin. A celebration of future possibilities.
7.Waiting Is Not Easy!, by Mo Willems. Impatient Gerald has to wait for Piggie’s promised surprise.
8.The Day The Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt. Problems arise when Duncan’s crayons revolt.
9.We Are In A Book!, by Mo Willems. Gerald and Piggie ponder their existence on the page.
10.The Book With No Pictures, by B. J. Novak. Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.
Childrens Middle Grade - August 23, 2015
1.The Isle Of The Lost, by Melissa de la Cruz. Children of famous villains band together to retrieve the Dragon’s Eye; a Descendants novel.
2.Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school.
3.Mal's Spell Book, by . It was Maleficent’s before it was Mal’s; a Descendants book.
4.Descendants, by adapted Rico Green. A second chance for the offspring of evil; the junior novelization.
5.A Long Walk To Water, by Linda Sue Park. A Sudanese tale of survival.
6.Max, by Boaz Yakin and Sheldon Lettich. The story of a canine military hero; also a movie.
7.The Care And Keeping Of You, by Valorie Schaefer. The changing body.
8.The Princess In Black, by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale. Princess Magnolia’s alter ego.
9.Counting By 7s, by Holly Goldberg Sloan. Willow struggles to adjust after the death of her adoptive parents.
10.Jurassic World, by David Lewman. More prehistoric havoc; the junior novelization.