Children's Book Recommendations

 If you weren't able to attend Barb and Victoria's Book Talk, here is the list of books they recommended. To download a pdf of the list, click here

BOARD BOOKS:
Gomi, Taro.  WIGGLE!  Chronicle Books, 2013.
Hills, Tad.  ROCKET’S MIGHTY WORDS.  Schwartz & Wade, 2013.
Katz, Karen.  THE BABIES ON THE BUS.  Henry Holt, 2013.
Patricelli, Leslie.  FASTER! FASTER! MAS RAPIDO! MAS RAPIDO!  Candlewick Press, 2013.

POETRY, SONGS & MOTHER GOOSE:
Boynton, Sandra.  FROG TROUBLE AND ELEVEN OTHER PRETTY SERIOUS SONGS.  Workman Publishing 2013.
Brown, Marc.  MARC BROWN’S PLAYTIME RHYMES: A TREASURY FOR FAMILIES ...  Little Brown, 2013.
Dominguez, Angela.  MARIA HAD A LITTLE LLAMA; MARIA TENIA UNA LLAMITA.  Henry Holt, 2013.
Vestergaard, Hope.  DIGGER, DOZER, DUMPER. Candlewick Press, 2013.

TRADITIONAL:
Hofmeyr, Dianne.  THE MAGIC BOJABI TREE.  Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 2013.
Magoon, Scott.  THE BOY WHO CRIED BIGFOOT!  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Pinkney, Jerry.  THE TORTOISE & THE HARE.  Little, Brown, 2013.
Teague, Mark.  THE THREE LITTLE PIGS AND THE SOMEWHAT BAD WOLF.  Orchard Books, 2013.

PICTURE BOOKS:
Bean, Jonathan.  BIG SNOW.  Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.
Bean, Jonathan.  BUILDING OUR HOUSE.  Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.
Beaty, Andrea.  ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER.  Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Best, Cari.  BEATRICE SPELLS SOME LULUS AND LEARNS TO WRITE A LETTER.  Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.
Cooper, Elisha.  TRAIN.  Orchard Books, 2013.
Cousins, Lucy.  JAZZY IN THE JUNGLE.  Candlewick Press, 2013.
Cousins, Lucy.  PECK, PECK, PECK.  Candlewick, 2013.
Emberley, Ed.  NIGHTY NIGHT, LITTLE GREEN MONSTER.  Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Fleming, Candace.  PAPA’S MECHANICAL FISH.  Margaret Ferguson Books, 2013.
Gay, Marie-Louise.  READ ME A STORY, STELLA.  Groundwood Books, 2013.
Grey, Mini.  TOYS IN SPACE. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Huget, Jennifer.  THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME.  Schwartz & Wade, 2013.
Mackintosh, David.  STANDING IN FOR LINCOLN GREEN.  Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Viva, Frank.  YOUNG FRANK: ARCHITECT.  The Museum of Modern Art, 2013.
Wiesner, David.  MR. WUFFLES.  Clarion, 2013.

TRANSITIONAL CHAPTER BOOKS:
English, Karen.  NIKKI & DEJA:  SUBSTITUTE TROUBLE.  Clarion Books, 2013.
Jonell, Lynne.  GRASSHOPPER MAGIC.  Random House, 2013.
Lin, Grace.  LING & TING SHARE A BIRTHDAY.  Little, Brown & Company, 2013.
McKay, Hilary.  LULU AND THE CAT IN THE BAG.  Whitman, 2013.
Pinkwater, Daniel.  MRS. NOODLEKUGEL AND FOUR BLIND MICE.  Candlewick Press, 2013.
Smith, Alexander McCall.  THE MYSTERY OF MEERKAT HILL.  Anchor Books, 2013.
Warner, Sally.  ELLRAY JAKES AND THE BEANSTALK.  Viking Children’s Books, 2013.

BIOGRAPHY:
Berne, Jennifer. ON A BEAM OF LIGHT: A STORY OF ALBERT EINSTEIN.  Chronicle Books, 2013.
Hopkins, H. Joseph.  THE TREE LADY.  Beach Lane Books, 2013.

NONFICTION:
Goodman, Susan.  HOW DO YOU BURP IN SPACE?  Charlesbridge, 2013.
Harris, Robie.  WHAT’S IN THERE? ALL ABOUT BEFORE YOU WERE BORN.  Candlewick Press, 2013.
Hartland, Jessie.  HOW THE METEORITE GOT TO THE MUSEUM.  Blue Apple, 2013.
Jenkins, Steve.  ANIMALS UPSIDE DOWN.  Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2013.
Jenkins, Steve.  THE ANIMAL BOOK.  Houghton Mifflin Books for Young Children, 2013.
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.  FARMER WILL ALLEN AND THE GROWING TABLE.  Readers to Eaters, 2013.
Overdeck, Laura.  BEDTIME MATH: A FUN EXCUSE TO STAY UP LATE.  Feiwel and Friends, 2013.
Schaeffer, Lola.  LIFETIME: THE AMAZING NUMBERS IN ANIMAL LIVES.  Chronicle Books, 2013.
Snow, Alan.  HOW DINOSAURS REALLY WORK! Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Trelease, Jim.  THE READ-ALOUD HANDBOOK.  Penguin Books, 2013.
Wagner, Lisa.  COOL WORLD COOKING: FUN AND TASTY RECIPES FOR KIDS!  Scarletta, 2013.

FICTION:
DiCamillo, Kate. FLORA AND ULYSSES: THE ILLUMINATED ADVENTURES. Candlewick, 2013
Farrant, Natasha.  AFTER IRIS.  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Grabenstein, Chris.  ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY.  Random House, 2013.
Henkes, Kevin. THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER.  Greenwillow, 2013.
Hopkinson, Deborah.  THE GREAT TROUBLE: A MYSTERY OF LONDON, THE BLUE DEATH, AND A BOY CALLED EEL.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Kadohata, Cynthia.  THE THING ABOUT LUCK.  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Martin, Lisa and Valerie Martin. ANTON AND CECIL: CATS AT SEA. Algonquin, 2013.
Rodkey, Geoff. NEW LANDS: THE CHRONICLES OF EGG. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2013.
Vanderpool, Clare. NAVIGATING EARLY. Random House, 2013.
Voigt, Cynthia. MISTER MAX: BOOK OF LOST THINGS.  Algonquin, 2013.
Williams-Garcia, Rita.  P.S. BE ELEVEN.  Amistad, 2013.

TEENS:
Colfer, Eoin.  W.A.R.P.  THE RELUCTANT ASSASSIN.  Hyperion, 2013.
Cooper, Susan.  GHOST HAWK.  Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2013.
Farmer, Nancy. LORD OF OPIUM. S & S, 2013.
Rosoff, Meg.  PICTURE ME GONE.  Putnam Publishing Group, 2013.
Rowell, Rainbow.  FANGIRL.  St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013.
Shulman, Polly.  THE WELLS BEQUEST.  Nancy Paulsen Books, 2013.
Sloan, Holly.  COUNTING BY 7'S.  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Stiefvater, Maggie.  THE DREAM THIEVES.  Scholastic, 2013.
Sullivan, Tara.  GOLDEN BOY.  G. P. Putnam’s, 2013.
Wein, Elizabeth.  ROSE UNDER FIRE.  Hyperion, 2013.