Saturday, February 28, 2015

Pick Me Up, Mama

PICK ME UP, MAMA by Robin Luebs. Little Simon, 2014.

Pick me up then put
Me down again. Pick me up
then put me back down.

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Biggest Kiss

THE BIGGEST KISS by Joanna Walsh and Judi Abbot. Little Simon, 2014.

All types of kisses:
Big, small, missed. But the very
Best comes from my Mom.

Thursday, February 26, 2015



Unfold this book and
Discover milestones of space
Exploration, more.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

There's This Thing

THERE'S THIS THING by Connah Brecon. Philomel, 2015.

How can she tell him
How she feels inside. Words are

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Princess Patty Meets her Match

PRINCESS PATTY MEETS HER MATCH by Charise Mericle Harper. Disney/Hyperion, 2015.

Can Princess Patty
Find her prince out in the world
Without any help?

Monday, February 23, 2015

I think I can

THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD by Watty Piper. Platt and Munk, 2015.

What can the little
Engine do to help the toys
Get to their new homes?

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Where Bear?

WHERE BEAR? by Sophy Henn. Philomel, 2015.

When a bear gets big
Where else can he live? Nothing
Seems to su8it the bear.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

I Love Dogs

I LOVE DOGS by Sue Stainton with illustrations by Bob Staake. Katherine Tegen Books, 2015.

How much do I love
Dogs? I love all kinds of dogs.
But I like mone best.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Clark the Shark Takes Heart

CLARK THE SHARK TAKES HEART by Bruce Hale with illustrations by Guy Francis. Harper, 2015.

Clark the Shark wants to
Impress the one he loves but
It is tough to do.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

1 Is One

1 IS ONE by Tasha Tudor. Little Simon, 2015.

Count along with me
From 1 to 20 as we
Learn our numbers here.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Henry Horton Takes the Ice

HENRY HORTON TAKES THE ICE by Sandra Bradley with illustrations by Sara Palacios. Dial, 2015.

Henry loves to skate
But not at hockey practice
Henry wants to dance.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Daniel Tiger

YOU ARE SPECIAL, DANIEL TIGER by Angela Santomere. Simon Spotlight, 2014.

Daniel wants to show
What he can do but worries
He is not special.

Monday, February 16, 2015

I Love Mom

I LOVE MOM by Joanna Walsh and Judi Abbot. Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Moms can do it all:
Juggle, cook, smile, and hold hands
My mom is the best!

Sunday, February 15, 2015

A Violin for Elva

A VIOLIN FOR ELVA by Mary Lyn Ray with illustrations by Tricia Tusa. HMH, 2015.

It's never too late
To follow your youthful dreams
And make them come true.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Falling into place

FALLING INTIO PLACE by Amy Zhang. Green willow, 2014.

Her plans are not his
But he knows all her moves and
Watches them and her.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Simon Says

SIMON VS. THE HOMO SPAIENS AGENDA by Becky Albertalli. Baller and Bray, 2015.

Blackmail by screen shot
Simon worries what comes next
In his worst nightmare.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Once upon an alphabet

ONCE UPON AN ALPHABET by Oliver Jeffries. Penguin, 2014.

Follow adventures
Of the 26 letters
In these short stories.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A Book Is a Book

A BOOK IS A BOOK by Jenny Bornholdt with illustrations by Sarah Wilkins. Gecko Press, 2013.

Books can be our friends
Companions in time of need
A book is a book.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Aviary Wonders

AVIARY WONDERS by Kate Samworth. Clarion, 2014.

Want to build a bird?
This catalog has it all
Beaks, wings, legs, and more.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Blackbird Fly

BLACKBIRD FLY by Erin Entrada Kelly. green willow, 2015.

Apple loves music
It helps her deal with the pain
Of high school bullies.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Sweetest Kulu

SWEETEST KULU by Celina Kalluk with illustrations by Alexandria Neonates. Inhabit Media, 2014.

Dream, little Kulu,
Precious child. Let the world sing
A song of Kulu.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Louise Loves Art

LOUISE LOVES ART by Kelly Light. Balzer and Bray, 2014.

Louise loves drawing
Painting, and her brother, Art

Friday, February 6, 2015

Big Game

BIG GAME by Daniel Smith. Chicken House, 2015.

Saving the leader
Of the free world wasn't his
Trial. But now it is.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

When Otis Courted Mama

WHEN OTIS COURTED MAMA by Kathi Appelt with illustrations by Jill McElmurry. HMH, 2015.

Otis comes courting
Mama but Cordell feels grrr
About the whole deal.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Read Between the Lines

READ BETWEEN THE LINES by Jo Knowles. Candlewick, 2015.

Read between the lines
To find 9 teens, 1 teacher
Stories that connect.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Happy Birthday, Fancy Nancy.

FANCY NANCY by Jane O'Connor with illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser. Harper, 2006.

Happy birthday to
Fancy Nancy and fam'ly
Loving, fancy folks.

Lion, Lion

LION, LION by Miriam Busch. Baller and Bray, 2014.

Plethora of pets
But not the one he searches
For. Lion? Lion?

Monday, February 2, 2015

Zoo Revue and Macbeth

THE STRATFORD ZOO MIDNIGHT REVUW PRESENTS MACBETH by Ian Lender and Zack Giallongo. First Second, 2014.

Enter center stage
Watch the animals recount
Macbeth's tragic tale.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

The World Without Us

THE WORLD WITHOUT US by Robin Stevenson. Orca, 2015.

Jeremy's secrets
Pose a danger to all who
Know him, love him, care.