Wednesday, October 29, 2008

New Children's Books

The Pigeon Loves Things That Go - Mo Willems
Pigeon looks at things that go.

I Think I Am Going to Sneeze
- Pat Thomas
Picture book that reassures kids who suffer from allergies, letting them know they aren't alone and that with a little care they can live normal lives.

Do I Have to Go to the Dentist? - Pat Thomas
Picture book that helps children understand the dentist's role in keeping their teeth healthy.

Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad - James Rumford
As bombs and missiles fall on Baghdad in 2003, a young boy uses the art of calligraphy to distance himself from the horror of war.

Will Sheila Share? - Elivia Savadier
Nana helps teach her toddler granddaughter to share.

Abraham's Search for God - Jacqueline Jules
A creative legend about the father of the world's great religions.

Catching the Moon - Myla Goldberg
Using a mouse as bait instead of a worm, an old woman fishes all night long, confusing the fishermen as well as the Man in the Moon.

Max Counts His Chickens - Rosemary Wells
On Easter morning, when Ruby finds all ten of the marshmallow chicks hidden by the Easter Bunny, Grandma must quickly think of a way to make things fair for Max.

In a Blue Room - Jim Averbeck
Alice wants everything in her bedroom to be blue before she falls asleep.

Ape - Martin Jenkins
Describes the behavior, diets, and habitats of the orangutan, chimpanzee, bonobo, and gorilla before suggesting that humans are the other great ape, discussing simple similarities between people and the other apes and the need to protect these species.

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