Monday, May 2, 2016

Children's Book Week

Children’s Book Week is finally here! Thanks to the International Literacy Association and the Children’s Book Council, all of us book lovers are able to come together to celebrate the wonderful children’s books that come out every year. We have loved being a part of Children’s Book Week each spring, and we wanted to share the books from Peachtree that have been on the Children’s Choices reading lists in the last several years.

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!

Churchill's Tale of Tails
by Anca Sandu
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.


Claude at the Beach
by Alex T. Smith
 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 vs. Rabbit
by Alex Latimer
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 defeat Lion?


Three Hens and  a Peacock
by Lester Laminack
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.


Quarterback Season
by Fred Bowen
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.


Mr. President Goes to School
by Rick Walton
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!


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