Monday, September 1, 2014

Death Coming up the Hill


DEATH COMING UP THE HILL by Chris Crowe. HMH, October 2014.

Novel in haiku
About Vietnam, love
And family, too.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up



LEROY NINKER SADDLES UP by kate DiCamillo with illustrations by Chris Van Dusen. Candlewick Press.

Leroy wants a horse.
When he meets Maybelline, it
Is love at first sight.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The fox went out



OH, NO! A FOX! by Janet Morgan Stoeke. Dial, 2014.

Can rooster save hens
From the sneaky fox? Maybe
With some extra help.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Nana in the City



NANA IN THE CITY by Lauren Castillo. Clarion, 2014.

Visiting Nana
Can be loud and scary, but
Nana has a plan.

School Daze



MONSTERS LOVE SCHOOL by Mike Austin. Harper, 2014.

Time to go to school!
Will I fit in? When is lunch?
Monsters worry, too.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Noisy Letters



R IS FOR ROBOT: A NOISY ALPHABET by Adam F. Watkins. Price Stern Sloan, 2014.

Did you know letters
Can make all sorts of noises?
Cover your ears now.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Counting on it



THE HUEYS IN NONE THE NUMBER: A COUNTING ADVENTURE by Oliver Jeffers. Philomel, 2014.

What happens when you
Subtract one from one? Is none
A number? Really?