NEW CHILDREN"S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

New Children's Book recommendations from Barb & Victoria for your Summer (and beyond) reading pleasure.

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BOARD BOOKS: 

Baker, Keith.  1-2-3 PEAS; LMNO PEAS. Simon & Schuster, 2014.  

Ehlert, Lois.  LOTS OF SPOTS.  Little Simon, 2014.

Laden, Nina.  PEEK-A ZOO!  Chronicle Books, 2014.

Patricelli, Leslie.  TICKLE.  Candlewick Press, 2014.

Sutton, Sally.  DEMOLITIONDEMOLICIÓN.  Candlewick Press, 2014.

 

POETRY, SONGS & MOTHER GOOSE:

Brown, Margaret Wise.  GOODNIGHT SONGS.  Sterling Children’s Books, 2014.  book & cd

Florian, Douglas.  POEM DEPOT: AISLES OF SMILES.  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Janeczko, Paul.  FIREFLY JULY: A YEAR OF VERY SHORT POEMS.  Candlewick, 2014.

Van Hout, Mies.   TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE STAR.  Lemniscaat, 2014.  book & cd

 

TRADITIONAL:

Elya, Susan Middleton. LITTLE ROJA RIDING HOOD. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2014.

Emberley, Rebecca.  THE CROCODILE AND THE SCORPION.  Roaring Brook Press, 2013.

Hoberman, Mary.  YOU READ TO ME, I’LL READ TO YOU: VERY SHORT TALL TALES TO READ TOGETHER. Little, 2014.

 

PICTURE BOOKS:

Blackall, Sophie.  THE BABY TREE.  Nancy Paulson, 2014.

Burningham, John.  PICNIC.  Candlewick, 2014.

Edwards, Michelle.  MAX MAKES A CAKE.  Random House, 2014.

Fleming, Denise.  TIPPY-TIPPY-TIPPY, SPLASH.  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Hall, Michael.  IT’S AN ORANGE AARDVARK! Greenwillow, 2014.

Hancocks, Helen.  PENGUIN IN PERIL.  Templar Books, 2014.

Hills, Tad.  DUCK & GOOSE GO TO THE BEACH.  Schwartz & Wade, 2014.

Koehler, Fred.  HOW TO CHEER UP DAD.  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Kuhlmann, Torben.  LINDBERGH: THE TALE OF A FLYING MOUSE.  North South, 2014.

Nelson, Kadir.  BABY BEAR.  Balzer & Bray, 2014.

Reagan, Jean.  HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA.  Knopf, 2014.

Schaefer, Lola.  ONE BUSY DAY: A STORY FOR BROTHERS & SISTERS.  Disney Hyperion, 2014.

Wells, Rosemary.  STELLA’S STARLINER.  Candlewick Press, 2014.

Willems, Mo.  THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH!  Viking, 2014.

Yoon, Salina.  FOUND. Walker Books For Young Readers, 2014. 

 

TRANSITIONAL CHAPTER BOOKS: 

Birney, Betty.  SECRETS ACCORDING TO HUMPHREY.  G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2014.

Cronin, Doreen.  THE CHICKEN SQUAD:  THE FIRST MISADVENTURE.  Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Egan, Kate.  THE VANISHING COIN: THE MAGIC SHOP BOOK 1.  Feiwel and Friends, 2014.

Harper, Charise.  JUST GRACE AND THE SUPER SLEEPOVER  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

Holm, Jennifer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BABYMOUSE.  Random House, 2014.

Lowry, Lois.  GOONEY BIRD AND ALL HER CHARMS.  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

MacLachlan, Patricia.  FLY AWAY.  Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2014.

McDonald, Megan.  JUDY MOODY & STINK: THE BIG BAD BLACKOUT.  Candlewick, 2014. 

McKay, Hilary.  LULU AND THE RABBIT NEXT DOOR.  Albert Whitman, 2014.

Warner, Sally.  ELLRAY JAKES IS MAGIC!  Viking, 2014.

 

BIOGRAPHY:

Kalman, Maira.  THOMAS JEFFERSON: LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF EVERYTHING.  Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014.

Rosenstock, Barb.  THE NOISY PAINT BOX: THE COLORS AND SOUNDS OF KANDINSKY’S ABSTRACT ART.  Knopf, 2014.

Roberts, Cokie.  FOUNDING MOTHERS: REMEMBERING THE LADIES.  Harper, 2014.

Shabazz, Ilyasah.  MALCOLM LITTLE: THE BOY WHO GREW UP TO BECOME MALCOLM X.  Atheneum Books, 2014.

 

NONFICTION:

Baumann, Anne-Sophie.  THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF VEHICLES FROM AROUND THE WORLD.  Twirl, 2014.

Chin, Jason.  GRAVITY.  Roaring Brook, 2014.

Dillon, Patrick.  THE STORY OF BUILDINGS.  Candlewick, 2009.

Estellon, Pascale.  IT’S ABOUT TIME.  Owlkids Books, 2014.

George, Jean.  GALAPAGOS GEORGE.  Harper, 2014.

House, Katherine. THE WHITE HOUSE FOR KIDS: A HISTORY OF HOME, OFFICE, AND NATIONAL SYMBOL.  Chicago Review Press, 2014.  

Merrell, Patrick.  UNCLE JOHN’S SCRAMBLED BRAINS: 36 TEAR-OFF PLACEMATS FOR KIDS ONLY!: PUZZLES, MAZES, BRAINTEASERS, WEIRD FACTS, JOKES, AND MORE!  Portable Press, 2014. & series

Overdeck, Laura,  BEDTIME MATH 2. Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press, 2014.

Teckenbrup, Britta.  THE ODD ONE OUT: A SPOTTING BOOK.  Big Picture Press, 2014.

Ward, Jennifer.  MAMA BUILT A LITTLE NEST.  Beach Lane Books, 2014.

 

FICTION:

Abbott, Tony.  THE COPERNICUS LEGACY:  THE FORBIDDEN STONE.  Katherine Tegen Books, 2014.

Behrens, Rebecca.  WHEN AUDREY MET ALICE.  Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2014.

Blackwood, Gary.  CURIOSITY.  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Foxlee, Karen.  OPHELIA AND THE MARVELOUS BOY.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

Fitzgerald, Laura Marx. UNDER THE EGG. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Lloyd, Natalie.  A SNICKER OF MAGIC.  Scholastic, 2014.

Meloy, Colin.  WILDWOOD IMPERIUM.  Balzer & Bray, 2014.

Oppel, Kenneth. THE BOUNDLESS. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014.

Pastis, Stephan.  TIMMY FAILURE: NOW LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE.  Candlewick, 2014.

Philbrick, Rodman. ZANE AND THE HURRICANE: A STORY OF KATRINA. BlueSky Press, 2014.

Prineas, Sarah.  MOONKIND.  Harper, 2014.

Shusterman, Neal.  TESLA’S ATTIC: THE ACCELERATI TRILOGY BOOK 1.  Disney Hyperion, 2014.

Turnage, Sheila.  THE GHOSTS OF TUPELO LANDING.  Kathy Dawson Books, 2014.

Woods, Brenda.  THE BLOSSOMING UNIVERSE OF VIOLET DIAMOND.  Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014.

 

TEENS: 

Anderson, Laurie Halse.  THE IMPOSSIBLE KNIFE OF MEMORY.  Viking Juvenile, 2014.

Brashares, Ann. THE HERE AND NOW. Delacorte Press, 2014.

Gavin, Rohan.  KNIGHTLEY & SON.  Bloomsbury, 2014.

Johnson, Jaleigh.  THE MARK OF THE DRAGONFLY.  Delacorte Press, 2014.

Klass, David.  GRANDMASTER.  Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014.

McCahan, Erin.  LOVE AND OTHER FOREIGN WORDS.  Dial Books, 2014.

Schrefer, Eliot.  THREATENED.  Scholastic Press, 2014.

Walton, Leslye.  THE STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL SORROWS OF AVA LAVENDER.  Candlewick, 2014.

Wesselhoeft, Conrad.  DIRT BIKES, DRONES, AND OTHER WAYS TO FLY. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.