Participation and Call and Response– such as Bill Martin’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Holt, 1983), Remy Charlip’s Fortunately (Four Winds, 1964), Jules Feiffer’s Bark, George (HarperCollins, 1999), or Ed Emberley’s Go [continue reading]
Short Informational Picture Books Revised April 2020 Adler, David A. Magnets Push, Magnets Pull. Illus. by Anna Raff. Holiday House, 2017. American Museum of Natural History. Baby Elephant Joins the Herd. Sterling, 2019. Angus, Laurie. [continue reading]
Yoga Storytime In recent years several libraries have started a yoga-themed storytime to get the kids moving, focus on their breathing, and allow time to de-stress. These yoga storytimes have proven quite popular! Rather than [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]