It’s always an honor
to be among the fun and beautiful titles that make up the reading lists each
year. Enjoy these titles, and make sure to check out the rest of the amazing books on the lists!
Friends try to help Churchill replace his missing
tail. But Churchill’s fun makes him forget his friends. Will Churchill put
friends first and find his lost tail along the way? Children will enjoy the
delightful friendship tale.
A small dog named Claude and his animated sock
companion, Sir Bobblysock, head to the beach for their latest adventure that includes
rescuing a swimmer, winning a sand castle contest, and searching for treasure.
Claude’s silly antics keep readers laughing.
Lion is mean to everyone! Various animals try to stand up
to Lion, but fail. And then a rabbit arrives. Can such a small, gentle animal
A peacock shows up
at the farm and lures visitors to the farm stand. The hens get jealous so hound
dog suggests they swap duties. The peacock and the hens find the tasks more
difficult than they thought.
A clever boy-focused story about middle-grade Matt
playing for a football team. The story is clever because it integrates the
trials of playing a sport through a boy’s journal and e-mail messages. Football
is the hook, and the journal provides authenticity.
When Mr. President needs a break
from solving world problems, he disguises himself and joins Mrs. Applegate’s
classroom. Kids will hang on every word and picture as the President enters
their world, learning to solve world problems kid-style!
Labels: Alex Latimer, Alex T. Smith, Anca Sandu, Awards, Backlist Spotlight, Children's books, Churchill's Tale of Tails, Claude, Fred Bowen