Coy, John. Dads . Wing Young Huie, Illus. Picture Book. Carolrhoda, 04/2020. pp. $19.99, 978-1-5415-7839-5, OUTSTANDING, GRADES TOD-2. In Dads, Coy and Huie take a collection of photographs paired with sparse text and create a [continue reading]
Reid, Megan. Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis’ Fleet-of-Foot Girl. Laura Freeman, Illus. Biog. Balzer & Bray, 01/2020. pp. $17.99. 978-0-06-285109-3. OUTSTANDING. GRADES PRE-3. With clever and dynamic text and illustrations, this biography of Althea [continue reading]
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Bernstrom, Daniel. Big Papa and the Time Machine. Shane W. Evans, Illus. Picture Book. HarperCollins, 01/2020. pp. $17.99. 978-0-06-246331-9. OUTSTANDING. GRADES PRE-2. Grandfathers are honored for the stories they tell and the messages of love [continue reading]
Canadian Author Jean Little Dies: Children’s book author Jean Little has died at age 88 in Guelph, Ontario. She was born in Taiwan where her parents were missionaries and she was legally blind from birth; [continue reading]
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga Applegate, Katherine. Home of the Brave. Applegate, Katherine. Wishtree. Cottrell Boyce, Frank. The Unforgotten Coat. Fountain, Ele. Refugee 87. Fraillon, Zana. The Bone Sparrow. Halahmy, Miriam. Hidden. Hiranandani, [continue reading]
Bildner, Phil. High Five for Glenn Burke. Fiction. Farrar, 02/2020. 278pp. $16.99. 978-0-374-31273-2. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 4-8. Silas Walker, a self-described “white, floppy-haired, and skinny as a rail” sixth grader, feels as though he has taken [continue reading]
Each month we post an annotated bibliography of books that were rated ‘Outstanding’ and nominated for our Distinguished List at our previous month’s meeting. Members can see full reviews of these books and many more [continue reading]