Picture Books - June 7, 2015
1.The Day The Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt. Duncan's crayons are in revolt.
2.The Book With No Pictures, by B. J. Novak. Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.
3.Waiting Is Not Easy!, by Mo Willems. Impatient Gerald has to wait for Piggie’s promised surprise.
4.Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin. What to serve your dragon-guests.
5.Press Here, by Hervé Tullet. A whimsical dance of color and motion, at the touch of a finger.
6.Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready for bed.
7.The Adventures Of Beekle, by Dan Santat. A heretofore imaginary friend sets off to find a real child.
8.Rosie Revere, Engineer, by Andrea Beaty. A young inventor learns to fail better.
9.I Wish You More, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. A bounty of good wishes.
10.Pete The Cat's Groovy Guide To Life, by James Dean and Kimberly Dean. A blue cat weighs in on adages and inspirational insights.
Childrens Middle Grade - June 7, 2015
1.Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school.
2.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.
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.Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library, by Chris Grabenstein. A group is locked in a futuristic library.
6.Out Of My Mind, by Sharon M. Draper. A brilliant girl with cerebral palsy longs to speak.
7.The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander. The story of a hoops prodigy’s family, told in verse.
8.A Long Walk To Water, by Linda Sue Park. A Sudanese tale of survival.
9.The Care And Keeping Of You 1, by Valorie Schaefer. The changing body.
10.Rad American Women A-z, by Kate Schatz. History-shaping rebels, trailblazers and visionaries.