After reading this middle-grade novel, it becomes clear why Mary Downing Hahn is such a popular author and has won so many awards.
Roly Poly Pangolin is a 40-page picture book about a pangolin named Roly Poly who is afraid of everything. One day Roly Poly sets out on an adventure holding tight to mama’s tail.
Kantor is a Pegasus who is very klutzy. No matter what he does, he trips and falls over everything. This bothers him terribly.
Cat the Cat, Who is THAT? Is a simply written story that teaches friendship to children up to five years of age.
The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears has been around forever. In Me and You, Anthony Browne offers his take on the old tale, told from Baby Bear’s viewpoint.
The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library shows young readers that books can be entertaining and educational at the same time.
My Dad My Hero, a 32-page picture book, examines how special fathers are in a child’s life.
The summer before there were four girls: Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey, each individuals with their own interests, families, and even at times their own problems.
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books, February 2010 “Zeke’s tree wouldn’t speak to him.” This is one of the most intriguing opening lines I’ve ever read.
Pony Scouts: Pony Crazy is a simple, 32-page, easy reader about horses and a girl named Meg. Meg loves everything to do with horses.
“He’s pale as a bone and looks older than anyone I’ve ever seen. His skin is all weird. It’s thin and wrinkly, like tracing paper that was rolled into a ball and then smoothed out.
Pobble’s Way is a picture book about a young girl named Pobble and her father as they go on an adventure through the woods in the wintertime.
(Harcourt Children’s Books, April 2009) Grumpy old Ignatius B.
The Legend of the Golden Snail is an amazing adventure that will sail into reader’s hearts.
In The Sandwich Swap’s author’s note, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan Al Abdullah describes an experience she had in nursery school.
The Blue House Dog is a picture book that tells the tale of a boy and a dog.
(Random House Paperbacks, March 2010)
The guys from T.A.P.S. are delving into the scariest territory of all: adolescence.
Batter up! If the kids in your life need a quick introduction to baseball, show them Baseball from A to Z.
Hamster and Cheese, the first book in the Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye series, is a slim, 7x7-inch paperback that stands somewhere between a picture book and a standard graphic novel.
Bunny books have the reputation for being sweet and innocent. However, A Very Big Bunny, by Marisabina Russo, examines the social cruelty of a first-grade classroom.
Me, Frida is an exhilarating true story about an amazing artist who changed the way people saw her and inspired many others to not forget their own dreams.
Rick Riordan has written for both children and adults, but is probably most known today for his best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
The Berenstains’ latest release is a lift-the-flap book designed for young children, ages two to six.
When Katie goes to the park with her mom one day, she notices a young man sitting on a bench looking sad and alone.