New Children's Books Too Good To Miss, Spring 2019

Recommendations for new children's books by Barbara Stein and Victoria Walton of the Prairie Lights Children's Department.

BOARD BOOKS

Beaumont, Karen. I AIN'T GONNA PAINT NO MORE!

Logue, Mary. SLEEP LIKE A TIGER

Tafuri, Nancy. WHOSE CHICK ARE YOU?

Willems, Mo. A BUSY CREATURE'S DAY EATING!

Yolen, Jane. YOU NEST HERE WITH ME

 

POETRY AND SONGS

Heard, Georgia. BOOM! BELLOW! BLEAT! ANIMAL POEMS FOR TWO OR MORE VOICES

Janeczko, Paul. THE PROPER WAY TO MEET A HEDGEHOG AND OTHER HOW-TO POEMS

Lennon, John and Paul McCartney. ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Ramirez-Christensen, Esperanza. MY FIRST BOOK OF HAIKU POEMS

 

TRADITIONAL

Buitrago, Jairo. LION AND MOUSE

Todd-Stanton, Joe. A MOUSE CALLED JULIAN

 

PICTURE BOOKS

Atinuke. B IS FOR BABY

Clanton, Ben. NARWHAL'S OTTER FRIEND

Davis, Jacky. OLIVE & PEKOE: IN FOUR SHORT WALKS

DiCamillo, Kate. A PIGLET NAMED MERCY

Gilmore, Sophie. LITTLE DOCTOR AND THE FEARLESS BEAST

Graham, Bob. THE POESY RING: A LOVE STORY

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. BIM, BAM, BOP ... AND OONA

Park, Linda Sue. GONDRA'S TREASURE

Raul the Third. VAMOS! LET'S GO TO THE MARKET

Robert, Nadine. BRUNO, THE STANDING CAT

Rylant, Cynthia. MOTOR MOUSE

Santat, Dan. HAROLD & HOG PRETEND FOR REAL!

Sarcone-Roach, Julia. THERE ARE NO BEARS IN THIS BAKERY

Sima, Jessie. LOVE, Z.

Stead, Philip. MUSIC FOR MISTER MOON

Stein, David. HUSH, LITTLE BUNNY

Willems, Mo. BECAUSE

 

TRANSITIONAL CHAPTER BOOKS AND READERS

Beaty, Andrea. ADA TWIST AND THE PERILOUS PANTS

Broach, Elise. MARVIN & JAMES SAVE THE DAY AND ELAINE HELPS!

Coville, Katherine. IVY AND THE GOBLINS

Elliott, Zetta. DRAGONS IN A BAG

English, Karen. PIZZA PARTY: THE CARVER CHRONICLES

Kelly, Jacqueline. A SQUIRRELLY SITUATION: CALPURNIA TATE, GIRL VET

Medina, Juana. JUANA & LUCAS: BIG PROBLEMAS

Potter, Ellen. BIG FOOT AND LITTLE FOOT: THE SQUATCHICORNS

Rosoff, Meg. GOOD DOG, MCTAVISH

Synder, Laurel. CHARLIE & MOUSE: EVEN BETTER

 

NONFICTION

America's Test Kitchen. THE COMPLETE BABY AND TODDLER COOKBOOK

Antinori, Andrea. A BOOK ABOUT WHALES

Chaffee, Kim. HER FEARLESS RUN: KATHRINE SWITZER'S HISTORIC BOSTON MARATHON

Huber, Raymond. GECKO

Jenkins, Martin. BEWARE OF THE CROCODILE

Manley, Curtis. JUST RIGHT: SEARCHING FOR THE GOLDILOCKS PLANET

Markel, Michelle. OUT OF THIS WORLD: THE SURREAL ART OF LEONORA CARRINGTON

McHugh, Erin. NATIONAL PARKS: A KID'S GUIDE TO AMERICA'S PARKS, MONUMENTS & LANDMARKS

Meisel, Paul. MY HAPPY YEAR BY E. BLUEBIRD

Page, Robin. SEEDS MOVE!

 

BIOGRPAHY

Alexander, Kwame. THE UNDEFEATED

Aronson, Sarah. JUST LIKE RUBE GOLDBERG

Denise, Anika Aldamuy. PLANTING STORIES: THE LIFE OF LIBRARIAN & STORYTELLER PURA BELPRE

McGinty, Alice. THE GIRL WHO NAMED PLUTO: THE STORY OF VENETIA BURNEY

Rappaport, Doreen. WILMA'S WAY HOME: THE LIFE OF WILMA MANKILLER

Winter, Jeanette. SISTERS: VENUS & SERENA WILLIAMS

Young, Ed. SMILE: HOW YOUNG CHARLIE CHAPLIN TAUGHT THE WORLD TO LAUGH (AND CRY)

 

FICTION

Chokshi, Roshani. ARU SHAH AND THE SONG OF DEATH

Craft, Jerry. NEW KID

Cummings, Pat. TRACE

Henkes, Kevin. SWEEPING UP THE HEART

Lee, Yoon Ha. DRAGON PEARL

McDunn, Gillian. CATERPILLAR SUMMER

Peirce, Lincoln. MAX AND THE MIDKNIGHTS

Prineas, Sarah. DRAGONFELL

Rodkey, Geoff. WE'RE NOT FROM HERE

Russell, P. Craig. THE GIVER GRAPHIC NOVEL

Salazar, Aida. THE MOON WITHIN

Schmidt, Gary. PAY ATTENTION, CARTER JONES

Sloan, Holly Goldberg and Meg Wolitzer. TO NIGHT OWL FROM DOGFISH

Stark-McGinnis, Sandy. EXTRAORINDARY BIRDS

Venkatraman, Padma. THE BRIDGE HOME

 

TEENS

Allen, Kate. THE LINE TENDER

Anderson, Laurie Halse. SHOUT

Appelt, Kathi. ANGEL THIEVES

Berry, Julie. LOVELY WAR

Bopgnanni, Peter. THIS BOOK IS NOT YET RATED

Brown, Scott. XL

Chokshi, Roshani. THE GILDED WOLVES

Clare, Cassandra. THE RED SCROLLS OF MAGIC

De La Pena, Matt. SUPERMAN: DAWNBREAKER

Johnston, Tony. BEAST RIDER

King. A.S. DIG

McCoy, Mary. I, CLAUDIA

Mendez, Matt. BARELY MISSING EVERYTHING

Rivera, Lilliam. DEALING IN DREAMS

Smith, Crystal. BLOODLEAF

Thomas, Angie. ON THE COME UP

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