Five books reviewed in five minutes. - Changes: A Child's First Poetry Collection Poems by Charlotte Zolotow, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke (Sourcebooks) - The Baseball Player and the Walrus by Ben Loory, illustrated by Alex Latimer (Dial Books for Young Readers) - Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! by Brenna Malony (Viking Childrens Books) - Edmund Unravels by Andrew Kolb (Nancy Paulsen Books) - Where Bear? by Sophy Henn (Philomel Books)
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys Audience: Young Adult Philomel Books (February 2, 2016) IndieBound | WorldCat Description from GoodReads: "Winter, 1945. Four teenagers. Four secrets. Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war. As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom. Yet not all…
If we are fortunate we learn earlier rather than later, those things we prize most usually don't have the largest monetary worth. The Cat From Hunger Mountain (Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, November 15, 2016) written and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner and two time Caldecott Honor winner Ed Young is a story where we shadow an individual who lacks for nothing except for a true vision of the world.
A Truly Colorful #Crayon Tale - Today we're all about crayons. Imagine if they refused to color. Well author Drew Daywalt did just that! Hitting shelves this June is The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers (Philomel Books; $17.99; ages 3-8). Reviewer Rita Zobayan couldn't peel herself away! http://wp.me/p1Qy0V-4Fk