Victoria and Barb's Kid's Book Recommendations

BOARD BOOKS

Austin, Mike. FIRE ENGINE NO. 9.

Cousins, Lucy. PECK, PECK, PECK.

Laden, Nina. PEEK-A-CHOO-CHOO.

Howatt, Sandra J. SLEEPYHEADS.

 

POETRY, SONGS & MOTHER GOOSE

Fogliano, Julie. WHEN GREEN BECOMES TOMATOES: POEMS FOR ALL SEASONS.

Opie, Iona. MY VERY FIRST MOTHER GOOSE.

Stooop, Naoko. SING WITH ME!

 

TRADITIONAL

Byrd, Robert. JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS: THE FIRST GREAT QUEST IN GREEK MYTHOLOGY.

Jay, Alison. TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES.

Napoli, Donna. TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS.

 

PICTURE BOOKS

Austin, Mike. RESCUE SQUAD NO. 9.

Beaty, Andrea. ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST.

Brown, Monica. WAITING FOR THE BIBLIOBURRO: ESPERANDO EL BIBLIOBURRO.

Burningham, John. MOTOR MILES.

Edwards, Michelle. A HAT FOR MRS. GOLDMAN: A STORY ABOUT KNITTING AND LOVE.

Ellis, Carson. DU IZ TAK?

Fleming, Denise. 5 LITTLE DUCKS.

Hirst, Daisy. THE GIRL WITH THE PARROT ON HER HEAD.

Inkpen, Mick. I WILL LOVE YOU ANYWAY.

Klassen, Jon. WE FOUND A HAT.

McAnulty, Stacy. EXCELLENT ED.

Morales, Yuyi. RUDAS NINO'S HORRENDOUS HERMANITAS.

Perkins, Lynne Rae. FRANK AND LUCKY GET SCHOOLED.

Rylant, Cynthia. LITTLE PENGUINS.

Shannon, David. DUCK ON A TRACTOR.

Sidman, Joyce. BEFORE MORNING.

Vernick, Audrey. I WON A WHAT?

Wenzel, Brendan. THEY ALL SAW A CAT.

Willems, Mo. NANETTE'S BAGUETTE.

Zagerenski, Pamela. HENRY & LEO.

 

TRANSITIONAL CHAPTER BOOKS

Brown, Monica. LOLA LEVINE AND THE BALLET SCHEME.

Cronin, Doreen. INTO THE WILD: YET ANOTHER MISADVENTURE.

DiCamillo, Kate. WHERE ARE YOU GOING, BABY LINCOLN?

Hale, Shannon and Dean. THE PRINCESS IN BLACK TAKES A VACATION.

Kelly, Jacqueline. SKUNKED! CALPURNIA TATE GIRL VET.

Medina, Juana. JUANA & LUCAS.

Pennypacker, Sara. WAYLON! ONE AWESOME THING.

Pilkey, Dav. DOG MAN.

Voigt, Cynthia. TEDDY & CO.

Zemke, Debora. BEA GARCIA: MY LIFE IN PICTURES.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Bryant, Jen. SIX DOTS: A STORY OF YOUNG LOUIS BRAILLE.

Farrell, Mary Cronk. FANNIE NEVER FLINCHED: ONE WOMAN'S COURAGE IN THE STRUGGLE FOR AMERICAN LABOR UNION RIGHTS.

Fleming, Candace. PRESENTING BUFFALO BILL: THE MAN WHO INVENTED THE WILD WEST.

Levy, Debbie. I DISSENT: RUTH BADER GINSBURG MAKES HER MARK.

Stanley, Diane. ADA LOVELACE: POET OF SCIENCE: THE FIRST COMPUTER PROGRAMMER.

Sweet, Melissa. SOME WRITER: THE STORY OF E.B. WHITE.

Wood, Susan. ESQUIVEL! SPACE-AGE SOUND ARTIST.

 

NONFICTION

Brown, Lisa. THE AIRPORT BOOK.

Bryan, Ashley. FREEDOM OVER ME! ELEVEN SLAVES, THEIR LIVES AND DREAMS BROUGHT TO LIFE.

Desmond, Jenni. THE POLAR BEAR.

Fleming, Denise. GIANT SQUID.

Lewis, John. MARCH: BOOK THREE.

Schaefer, Lola M. BECAUSE OF AN ACORN.

Steptoe, Javaka. RADIANT CHILD: THE STORY OF YOUNG ARTIST JEAN-MICHELL BASQUIAT.

Valerio, Geraldo. MY BOOK OF BIRDS.

Waters, Alice. FANNY IN FRANCE: TRAVEL ADVENTURES OF A CHEF'S DAUGHTER, WITH RECIPES.

 

FICTION

Beasley, Kate. GERTIE'S LEAP TO GREATNESS.

Bruchac, Joseph. TALKING LEAVES.

Coville, Bruce. HATCHED: THE ENCHANTED FILES.

Creech, Sharon. MOO: A NOVEL.

Erdrich, Louise. MAKOONS.

Evans, Sandra. THIS IS NOT A WEREWOLF STORY.

Gidwitz, Adam. THE INQUISITOR'S TALE OR, THE THREE MAGICAL CHILDREN AND THEIR HOLY DOG.

Holm, Jennifer. FULL OF BEANS.

Lin, Grace. WHEN THE SEA TURNED TO SILVER.

Lorenzai, Natalie Dias. A LONG PITCH HOME.

Peck, Richard. THE BEST MAN.

Reynolds, Jason. AS BRAVE AS YOU.

Stewart, Trenton Lee. THE SECRET KEEPERS.

Vickers, Elaine. LIKE MAGIC.

 

TEENS

Anderson, Laurie Halse. ASHES: THE SEEDS OF AMERICA TRILOGY.

Bayard, Louis. LUCKY STRIKES.

Budhos, Marina. WATCHED.

Chee, Traci. THE READER: BOOK ONE OF SEA OF INK AND GOLD.

Gout, Leopoldo. GENIUS.

Hesse, Monica. GIRL IN THE BLUE COAT.

Lee, Stacey. OUTRUN THE MOON.

Niven, Jennifer. HOLDING UP THE UNIVERSE.

Oppel, Kenneth. EVERY HIDDEN THING.

Prineas, Sarah. ROSE & THORN.

Quick, Matthew. EVERY EXQUISITE THING.

Schwab, Victoria. THIS SAVAGE SONG.

Stewart, Martin. RIVERKEEP.

Whaley, John. HIGHLY ILLOGICAL BEHAVIOR.

Yoon, Nicola. THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR.

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