• CHILDREN'S

    EAST DRAGON, WEST DRAGON

    JAN. 3, 2012

CHILDREN'S

EAST DRAGON, WEST DRAGON

by Robyn Eversole illustrated by Scott Campbell

This primer on friendship wrapped in hijinks is paced for maximum pleasure. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    OH, NO!

    SEPT. 11, 2012

CHILDREN'S

OH, NO!

by Candace Fleming & illustrated by Eric Rohmann

Oh, yes! This is a terrific new picture book. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BOOT & SHOE

    OCT. 9, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    DAY BY DAY

    JULY 10, 2012

CHILDREN'S

DAY BY DAY

by Susan Gal & illustrated by Susan Gal

A luminous celebration of family, food and home. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    WHAT'S THE TIME, MR. WOLF?

    OCT. 2, 2012

CHILDREN'S

WHAT'S THE TIME, MR. WOLF?

by Debi Gliori ; illustrated by Debi Gliori

There is much to enjoy here, and the illustrations and allusions beg for repeat readings. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PENNY AND HER DOLL

    SEPT. 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    CHARLEY'S FIRST NIGHT

    NOV. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHARLEY'S FIRST NIGHT

by Amy Hest & illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Be forewarned: Youngsters will find Charley as irresistible as Henry does and will no doubt beg for puppies of their own. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    CHLOE

    MAY 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHLOE

by Peter McCarty & illustrated by Peter McCarty

Beautifully benign illustrations conjure powerful familial feelings Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HIDE & SEEK

    MAY 8, 2012

CHILDREN'S

HIDE & SEEK

by Il Sung Na & illustrated by Il Sung Na

Ready or not! Here comes a book worth finding. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL

    SEPT. 4, 2012

CHILDREN'S

BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL

by Philip C. Stead & illustrated by Erin E. Stead

The Steads’ work adopts a folkloric approach to cooperative relationships; the affectionately rendered animals that stand in... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A HOME FOR BIRD

    JUNE 5, 2012

CHILDREN'S

A HOME FOR BIRD

by Philip C. Stead & illustrated by Philip C. Stead

A deeply satisfying story that speaks to the universal desires to be nurtured and to find a home. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    WE MARCH

    JAN. 17, 2012

CHILDREN'S

WE MARCH

by Shane W. Evans & illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Share with readers of all ages as a beautiful message about peaceful protest and purposeful action. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    DRUMMER BOY OF JOHN JOHN

    SEPT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

DRUMMER BOY OF JOHN JOHN

by Mark Greenwood & illustrated by Frané Lessac

A joy to read. Play calypso music and celebrate! (author’s note, glossary and pronunciation guide, author’s sources)... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    JIMMY THE GREATEST!

    MAY 15, 2012

CHILDREN'S

JIMMY THE GREATEST!

by Jairo Buitrago & illustrated by Rafael Yockteng & translated by Elisa Amado

Eye-opening inspiration in this unassuming import from Colombia. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    QUESTION BOY MEETS LITTLE MISS KNOW-IT-ALL

    FEB. 7, 2012

CHILDREN'S

QUESTION BOY MEETS LITTLE MISS KNOW-IT-ALL

by Peter Catalanotto & illustrated by Peter Catalanotto

Grown-ups beware. Youngsters might have their own questions and answers after this romp. (Picture book. 4-8) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    WHAT LITTLE BOYS ARE MADE OF

    APRIL 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    COLD SNAP

    OCT. 9, 2012

CHILDREN'S

COLD SNAP

by Eileen Spinelli & illustrated by Marjorie Priceman

This may not be the most exciting or enthralling winter tale, but it is perfect for sharing during readers’ own cold... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE QUIET PLACE

    SEPT. 18, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE QUIET PLACE

by Sarah Stewart & illustrated by David Small

A warm, gentle portrait of an immigrant’s isolation and the ways that creativity and a loving family can offer both a safe... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    APPLESAUCE

    AUG. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

APPLESAUCE

by Klaas Verplancke & illustrated by Klaas Verplancke & translated by Helen Mixter

Reminiscent of Where the Wild Things Are in its visual transformations and emotional intensity, but with a more present and... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MOM, IT'S MY FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN!

    JULY 3, 2012

CHILDREN'S

MOM, IT'S MY FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN!

by Hyewon Yum & illustrated by Hyewon Yum

Yum has perfectly captured the emotional ups and downs of both parent and child in a visually expressive work that will... Full review >

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