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Waiting {Kevin Henkes}

Caldecott Honor Book 2016 and Geisel Honor Book 2016

A group of toys sit on the window ledge, each waiting for his or her special day to arrive. 243 more words


The Right Word Roget and His Thesaurus

Caldecott Medal Honor Book 2015 and Siebert Award Winner 2015

Author: Jen Bryant. Illustrator: Melissa Sweet

This is the biographical narrative of Peter Mark Roget, a lover of lists, and how he developed the first thesaurus. 163 more words


Not a Fan

Caldecott Honor Books that missed the mark (in my opinion)…

Flora and the Flamingo

Author: Molly Idle. PreK-1: Wordless Book

This is the story of a little girl who befriends a flamingo. 238 more words



Each month for a previous job, I wrote a maximum 150 word review of a new book that came into the library during the month. I’ve expanded that idea to the blog in a feature I’m calling To the Point Tuesdays. 196 more words

Picture Books

Book Review: What Do You Do with an Idea?

By Awnali Mills

Yesterday, I was wowed by a new picture book that we got in called What Do You Do with an Idea?  by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom.  218 more words

Book Review

Award Winning Picture Books- and Why I love them

Finding Winnie  The True story of the World’s Most Famous Bear

by Lindsay Mattick and Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Published by Little Brown and Company in 2015… 375 more words

Picture Books

One Cool Friend {Toni Buzzeo}

Caldecott Honor Book 2013

Illustrator: David Small

Elliot is a sophisticated boy who sees himself as being above mundane childhood adventures. When his father asks him to go to the aquarium, he grudgingly obliges. 169 more words