Picture Books - May 29, 2016
1.Our Great Big Backyard, by Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager. On a family trip to several national parks, Jane finds her attention drifting from her devices to the scenery around her.
2.The Thank You Book, by Mo Willems. When Piggie starts expressing her gratitude, will she forget to include her sidekick, Gerald?
3.I Wish You More, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. A bounty of good wishes.
4.Thunder Boy Jr., by Sherman Alexie. Named after his father, the title character seeks a moniker and an identity all his own.
5.The Day The Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt. Problems arise when Duncan’s crayons revolt.
6.The Wonderful Things You Will Be, by Emily Winfield Martin. A celebration of future possibilities.
7.The Book With No Pictures, by BJ Novak. Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.
8.Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin. What to serve your dragon-guests.
9.Dear Pope Francis, by Pope Francis. Letters to the pontiff from children around the world.
10.Press Here, by Hervé Tullet. A whimsical dance of color and motion, at the touch of a finger.
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.