BARB AND VICTORIA'S FALL 2017 READING LIST

New children's books too good to miss. Barb and Victoria's fall 2017 reading list. For babies through teens.

BOARD BOOKS

I Hear a Pickle by Rachel Isadora

Night Animals by Gianna Marino

Sleep Tight, Little Bear by Britta Teckentrup

Dance by Matthew Van Fleet

 

POETRY, SONGS & MOTHER GOOSE

Hog Wild! A Frenzy of Dance Music by Sandra Boynton

Song of the Wild: A First Book of Animals by Nicola Davies

I'm Just No Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense by Chris Harris

A Chlid's Book of Prayers and Blessings by Deloris Jordan

On the Go with Mother Goose by Iona Opie

Runny Babbit Returns by Shel Silverstein

 

TRADITIONAL

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki by Kevin Crossley-Holland

Six Blind Mice and an Elephant by Jude Daly

Snow & Rose by Emil Martin

Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Marc Teague

 

PICTURE BOOKS

Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke

Pup and Bear by Kate Banks

The Wolf, the Duck & the Mouse by Mac Barnett

A Christmas for Bear by Bonnie Becker

I Wrote You a Note by Lizi Boyd

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

If I Had a Dinosaur by Gabby Dawnay

Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas by Pamela Ehrenberg

Baabwaa & Wooliam by David Elliott

The Littlest Train by Chris Gall

Home in the Rain by Bob Graham

On the Night of the Shooting Star by Amy Hest

Hilda and the Runaway Baby by Daisy Hirst

Stay: A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List by Kate Klise

His Royal Highness King Baby: A Terrible True Story by Sally Lloyd-Jones

After the Fall by Dan Santat

Robinson by Peter Sis

Lexie the Word Wrangler by Rebecca Van Slyke

Sam, the Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole World by Mo Willems

Where, Oh Where, Is Baby Bear? by Ashley Wolff

 

NONFICTION

Older Than Dirt: A Wild But True History of Earth by Dan Brown

Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies

Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers

Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece by Marc Marshman

Mr. Crum's Potato Predicament by Anne Renaud

Bugs From Head to Tail by Stacey Roderick

Danza! Amalia Hernandez and El Ballet Folklorico de Mexico by Duncan Tonatiuh

 

BIOGRAPHY

Frida Kahlo and her Animalitos by Monica Brown

Dumpling Dreams: How Joyce Chen Brought the Dumpling from Beijing to Cambridge by Carrie Clickard

Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville

A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E.B. White by Barbara Herkert

Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures by Julia Mosca

Margaret and the Moon by Dean Robbins

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Case of R.B.G. Vs. Inequality by Jonah Winter

The World is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jonah Winter

American Gothic: The Life of Grant Wood by Susan Wood

 

TRANSITIONAL CHAPTER BOOKS

Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package by Kate DiCamillo

Lilly and Fin: A Mermaid's Tale by Cornelia Funke

Princess Pistachio and Maurice the Magnificent by Marie-Louise Gay

Backyard Witch: Maya's Story by Christine Hepperman

Who Gives a Hoot? Calpurnia Tate Girl Vet by Jacqueline Kelly

A Case in Any Case: Detective Gordon by Ulf Nilsson

A Big Day for Baseball: Magic Tree House #29 by Mary Pope Osborne

Waylon! Even More Awesome by Sara Pennypacker

 

FICTION

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

Refugee by Alan Gratz

Swing It, Sunny by Jennifer Holm

All's Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

Binny Bewitched by Hilary McKay

Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford

The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid by Colin Meloy

The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez

Patina by Jason Reynolds

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

Frank Einstein and the Bio-Action Gizmo by Jon Scieszka

The Purloining of Prince Oleomargerine by Mark Twain and Phillip Stead

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia

The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh

 

TEENS

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Backfield Boys: A Football Mystery in Black and White by John Feinstein

Genius: The Con by Leopoldo Gout

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Auma's Long Run by Eucabeth Odhiambo

The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed

Miles Morales: Spider-Man by Jason Reynolds

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser