Armstrong, Jennifer. Once upon a Banana Illus. by David Small.
A runaway monkey discards a banana peel, setting in motion a hilarious sequence of events in this nearly wordless picture book, punctuated by a series of rhyming street signs. ( j Armstrong)
Bachelet, Gilles. My
Cat, the Silliest Cat in the World
This silly cat doesnt always act like other cats. Could that possibly mean its not really a cat? That's the question in a picture book that will have readers giggling. ( j Bachelet)
Bateman, Teresa. KEEPER OF SOLES.
Illus. by Yayo.
When Death comes calling for his soul, Colin the cobbler thinks on his feet and promises the Grim Reaper a new pair of sandalsthen boots, then walking shoesin a lighthearted variant of the traditional tale about outwitting death.
Beaumont, Karen. Move
Over, Rover! Illus. by Jane Dyer.
Beaumonts cumulative, patterned text is expanded by Dyers watercolors, which contain text clues to tell the story of creatures, from Squirrel to Skunk, that seek shelter by squeezing into Rovers doghouse. Geisel Honor Book. ( j Beaumont)
Chaconas, Dori. CORK & FUZZ:
SHORT AND TALL. Illus. by Lisa McCue.
Muscrat Cork, who is older, has serious problems when he decides that he should be taller than his possum friend, Fuzz.
Chodos-Irvine, Margaret. Best
Two best friends have a fight that separates them--no more hugs, no more sharing toys until the fight is over. Preschoolers will see themselves in this loving story. ( j Chodos-Irvine)
Crews, Nina. Below
The world underneath the steps comes to life when Jack plans the rescue of action-figure Guy, who has fallen below." ( j Crews)
Diakité, Penda. I
Lost My Tooth in Africa Illus. by Baba Wagué Diakité.
Amina loses her tooth while on vacation in Mali, but instead of a visit from the Tooth Fairy, she gets a chicken! ( j Diakité)
DiCamillo, Kate. Mercy
Watson Goes for a Ride Illus. by Chris Van Dusen.
Mr. Watsons pig, "the porcine wonder, finally gets behind the wheel of a 1959 pink convertible. Van Dusens gouache illustrations add a retro appearance to DiCamillo's superb, dialogue-filled, 14-chapter story. Geisel Honor Book. (Juv Fic DiCamillo)
Gravett, Emily. Wolves
When Rabbit goes to the library and checks out a book about wolves, he learns things he would rather not know. ( j Gravett)
Grey, Mini. The
Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon
An irreverent look at the old nursery rhyme takes the dish and spoon off on a romantic getaway involving vaudeville, crime, and, of course, true love. ( j Grey)
Henkes, Kevin. Lilly's
When her teacher announces he is getting married, the irrepressible Lilly automatically assumes she will be his flower girl. Thats not quite what happens, but she does save the day. ( j Henkes)
Hills, Tad. Duck
When Duck and Goose find a large, round, spotted egg, they both claim it. Then these rivals become friends as they care for and imagine a future for their mysterious charge. ( j Hills)
Hopkinson, Deborah. Sky
Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Illus. by James
In 1931, near their Manhattan home, a boy and his dad keep a close watch as the worlds tallest building is built in record time. Published in honor of the buildings seventy-fifth anniversary. ( j Hopkinson)
Howe, James. Houndsley
and Catina Illus. by Marie-Louise Gay.
While Houndsley the dog tries not to discourage Catina the cat's authorial ambitions, Catina encourages Houndsley to enter a cooking contest. The two friends realize that their friendship is more valuable than elusive dreams of fame. (E Howe)
Kvasnosky, Laura McGee. Zelda
and Ivy: The Runaways
The popular fox sisters return in this book, which includes three adventures precipitated by the foxes' need to avoid the dreaded cucumber sandwiches Dad is preparing. Geisel Medal Book. (E Kvasnosky)
Look, Lenore. UNCLE PETER'S AMAZING
CHINESE WEDDING. Illus. by Yumi Heo.
Jenny struggles with her feelings when her family celebrates the marriage of Uncle Peter in a traditional Chinese way.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. Tunjur!
Tunjur! Tunjur! A Palestinian Folktale Illus. by Alik Arzoumanian.
A childless woman prays for "a child, even if it is nothing more than a cooking pot!" She gets what she wishes for in this rollicking Palestinian folktale. (j398.2 MacDonald)
MacLachlan, Patricia. Once
I Ate a Pie . Illus. by Katy Schneider.
I am not thin, but I am beautiful, says Mr. Beefy, a self-satisfied pug. Oil portraits of various canine breeds are paired with brief, humorous, and poignant first-person poems. ( j MacLachlan)
McClintock, Barbara. Adèle
As he makes his way home with his big sister Adèle, forgetful Simon manages to lose his hat, gloves, and more all over Paris. A whimsical pictorial ode to the City of Light. ( j McClintock)
McLimans, David. Gone
Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet
This black-and-white iconic alphabet book is sophisticated enough to intrigue and captivate readers of any age. A contemporary interpretation of an illuminated alphabet melds animals and letters into 26 unique and elegant graphic images. Caldecott Honor Book. (j591.529 McLimans)
Montes, Marisa. LOS GATOS BLACK
ON HALLOWEEN. Illus. by Yuyi Morales.
Spanish and English words blend perfectly in this original and spooky Halloween poem. ¡Delicioso!
Newman, Jeff. Hippo!
An absent-minded zoo keeper places the Hippo sign in front of the rhinos enclosure. Ignorant visitors mistake the rhino for a hippo even though the youngest reader can plainly see the truth, and say, No, rhino!" ( j Newman)
Pinkney, Jerry. The
Little Red Hen
Oh joy of joys! There is yummy bread to be made, but who will help the little red hen? ( j Pinkney)
Portis, Antoinette. Not
Spare line drawings and minimal text show a personified bunny playing with, in, and on a cardboard box. Beginning readers will delight in discovering the rabbits unlimited imaginative play in this square, brown book. Geisel Honor Book. ( j Portis)
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro. Black?
White! Day? Night! A Book of Opposites
A delightfully interactive concept book presents children with pairs of opposites in die-cuts that lead them from one element to another in a parade of happy contradictions. ( j Seeger)
Shannon, David. Good
Shannon humorously portrays the daily antics of Fergus, a West Highland terrier, who gets into all kinds of trouble, but is always a good boy." ( j Shannon)
Sierra, Judy. THELONIUS MONSTER'S
SKY-HIGH FLY PIE. Illus. by Edward Koren.
An endearing, fuzzy monster creates an appetizing tart made of hundreds and thousands of succulent flies. The irreverent, tongue-twisting verse is paired with squiggly black-and-white line drawings accented in bright lime green.
Watt, Mélanie. Scaredy
Scaredy Squirrels safe life in his nut tree is insured by his emergency kit, which includes antibacterial soap, bug spray, and sardines (in case of sharks). When he loses the kit while evading a killer bee, something amazing happens. ( j Watt)
Wheeler, Lisa. Mammoths
on the Move Illus. by Kurt Cyrus.
Stepping, stomping, marching, tromping. Watch out, wooly mammoths! The rhyming text sings as the dramatic scratchboard-and-watercolor paintings portray the migratory journey of these fascinating prehistoric creatures. (j569.6 Wheeler)
Winter, Jonah. Dizzy.
Illus. by Sean Qualls.
From his difficult childhood through the creation of bebop, the jazz great Dizzy Gillespies life is told in syncopated rhythms in this swinging picture-book biography. (j781.65 Winter)
Bardoe, Cheryl. Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas Illus. by Jos. A. Smith.
Bardoes picture-book biography of the father of genetics describes his early life, his quest for education, and the research that resulted in his significant contribution to the world of science. (j921 M522b)
Barrows, Annie. Ivy
and Bean Illus. by Sophie Blackall.
Bean knows she wont like the new girl (Next train for Boring is leaving now!), but when Bean gets into trouble, Ivy is the one who comes to her rescue. (Juv Fic Barrows)
Brown, Susan Taylor. HUGGING THE
When her mother leaves home, Rachel learns to communicate with and to love her father, while adjusting to disturbing truths about her mother's past. A free-verse novel about loss and reconciliation.
Dongpo: Chinese Genius
This richly illustrated biography illuminates the life of the eleventh-century Chinese poet, scholar, and statesman. (j921 Su1s)
DiCamillo, Kate. The
Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline.
A self-important china rabbit finds himself on a journey that spans years and miles, bringing special people into his life and changing him forever. (Juv Fic DiCamillo)
Faller, Régis. The
Adventures of Polo
A wordless picture book in graphic-novel format depicts the fantastic voyage of a dapper dog above and below the water, then across the ocean floor. ( j Faller)
Goodman, Susan E. All
in Just One Cookie . Illus. by Timothy Bush.
Have you ever thought about where that chocolate-chip cookie came from? As Grandma bakes her cookies, Cat and Dog learn about each ingredient, from butter to chips. (j641.865 Goodman)
Hatkoff, Isabella. Owen
& Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship Illus.
by Peter Greste.
When Owen, a baby hippo, loses his mother in the 2004 tsunami, he bonds with Mzee, a giant Tortoise. (j599.734 Hatkoff)
Henderson, Kathy. Lugalbanda:
The Boy Who Got Caught Up in a War Illus. by Jane Ray.
Derived from one of the first recorded stories on earth, this tale of Ancient Iraq introduces Lugalbanda and his heroic deeds to assist the kingdom of Uruk during a war. (j398.2 Henderson)
Jenkins, Emily. Toys
Go Out: Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy
Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic Illus. by Paul
Three friends have wonderful adventures, explore their world, and learn more about themselves in this tale. Illustrations by Caldecott Medal-winner Paul O. Zelinsky add to the storys charm. (Juv Fic Jenkins)
Kuklin, Susan. Families
American families from many different cultures and backgrounds share their love, laughter, and challenges. (j306.85 Kuklin)
Kurlansky, Mark. The
Story of Salt Illus. by S.D. Schindler.
Two poisons chemically combine to make salta substance necessary for all mammals to survive. Kurlansky tells the story in lucid text, decorated with whimsical illustrations. (j553.63 Kurlansky)
Lin, Grace. The
Year of the Dog
During the Year of the Dog, Chinese-American Grace makes new friends, learns more about her family, and finds her place in the world. (Juv Fic Lin)
Look, Lenore. Ruby
Lu, Empress of Everything Illus. by Anne Wilsdorf.
In this second Ruby Lu book, a new cousins emigration from China brings changessome good and some challenginginto second-grader Ruby Lus life. (Juv Fic Look)
Lord, Cynthia. Rules
A boy can take off his shirt to swim, but not his shorts. 12-year-old Catherine creates rules for her younger, autistic brother, David in an attempt to normalize his life and her own. But what is normal? Lords heroine learns to use words to forge connections with David, her workaholic father, and a paraplegic friend. Newbery Honor Book and a Schneider Family Book Award Winner. (Juv Fic Lord)
Marrin, Albert. Oh,
Rats! The Story of Rats and People Illus. by C.B. Mordan
Marrin takes us on an icky, scary, and fascinating exploration of the life of rats, and considers why we are so afraid of them. (j599.3233 Marrin)
McCarthy, Meghan. Aliens
Are Coming! The True Account of the 1938 War of the Worlds Radio
This is the radio broadcast that sent listeners into a panic. This dramatic picture book introduces young children to a fascinating piece of history. The art is reminiscent of the comics of the 1930s. (j791.44 McCarthy)
Montgomery, Sy. Quest
for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New
Guinea Photos by Nic Bishop.
Biologist Lisa Dabek and her multinational team search for the beautiful, elusive Matschies tree kangaroo in the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea. Dramatic color photographs vividly portray their quest through the mysteriously foggy forest. Sibert Honor Book. (j599.2 Montgomery)
Myers, Walter Dean. Jazz
Illus. by Christopher Myers.
Stunning paintings and thrillingly musical poems bring jazz to life for young readers. King Illustrator Honor Book. (j811.54 Myers)
Patron, Susan. The
Higher Power of Lucky . Illus. by Matt Phelan.
In the California desert community of Hard Pan (population 43), 10-year-old Lucky Trimble eavesdrops on 12-step program meetings from her hiding place behind Hard Pans Found Object Wind Chime Museum & Visitor Center. Eccentric characters and quirky details spice up Luckys life just as parsley embellishes her guardian Brigittes French cuisine. Newbery Medal Book. (Juv Fic Patron)
Pennypacker, Sara. Clementine
. Illus. by Marla Frazee.
Perceptive text and animated line drawings bring to life third-grader Clementine, who is not an easy child. Despite good intentions, things often go wrong for her; she pays attention, but not to the things that grownups think are important. (Juv Fic Pennypacker)
Raczka, Bob. Here's
Looking at Me: How Artists See Themselves
Photographer Cindy Sherman asks, "How much of your real self can be captured in a painting, or even in a photograph? And what exactly is a self-portrait anyway?" Raczka analyzes 14 self-portraits by well-known artists from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. (j701.1 Raczka)
Rubin, Susan Goldman and Weissberger,
Cat with the Yellow Star: Coming of Age in Terezin
Rubin and Weissberger (who portrayed the cat in the original production of Brundibar in the Terezin Ghetto) describe the hope offered imprisoned children by caring adults and the theater they created. (j940.5318 Rubin)
She's All That! Poems about Girls . Ed. by Belinda Hollyer. Illus. by Susan
This collection of more than 70 poems about girls celebrates their yearnings, challenges, and triumphs. (j811.008 She's)
Sidman, Joyce. Butterfly
Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow . Illus. by Beth Krommes.
Readers are challenged to guess the answers to pairs of lyrical, thematically-connected riddles in verse about meadow phenomena, plants, and animals. (j811.54 Sidman)
Siegel, Siena Cherson. TO DANCE:
A BALLERINA'S GRAPHIC NOVEL. Illus. by Mark Siegel.
Siegel dramatizes the struggle and fulfillment of becoming a professional ballerinalifting the curtain on a dream shared by many young dancers. Partnered by husband Mark Siegels evocative, elegant illustrations in graphic-novel format, her memoir leaps off the page. Sibert Honor Book.
Singh, Vandana. YOUNGUNCLE COMES
TO TOWN. Illus. by B.M. Kamath. Viking.
When the eternally childlike Younguncle breezes into the life of one Indian family, he brings with him stories, a touch of magic, and a zest for life that makes for an utterly refreshing read.
Thimmesh, Catherine. Team
Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
With heart-stopping prose and stunning NASA photographs, Thimmesh's book celebrates the men and women who solved a series of unfolding crises that threatened the mission of Apollo 11. Personal interviews and oral histories recreate the immediacy of the event for a new generation. Sibert Medal Book and a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (j629.454 Thimmesh)
Tingle, Tim. Crossing
Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom Illus.
by Jeanne Rorex Bridges.
A Choctaw angel leads seven slaves to freedom by walking on Bok Chitto, a river in Mississippi, which was a boundary between freedom and slavery before the Civil War. ( j Tingle)
Weatherford, Carole Boston. Moses:
When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Illus. by Kadir
Nelsons dramatic renderings evoke the spiritual and physical journey of Harriet Tubman. Emotionally powerful images combined with poetically evocative text portray a strong woman who followed her star to an extraordinary destiny. Caldecott Honor Book and King Illustrator Book Winner. (j921 T79wea)
Avi. Crispin: At the Edge of the World
In fourteenth-century England, Crispin and his friend Bear face danger as they flee from their enemies to the coast in order to find freedom and safety. (Juv Fic Avi)
Bausum, Ann. Freedom
Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil
The 1961 Freedom Rides come to life through the unflinching personal stories of two men united for a common cause. The dynamic book design includes civil rights song lyrics, firsthand accounts, and provocative black-and-white photographs layered with lavender-and-gray panels. Exemplary documentation and end notes further illuminate the journey. Sibert Honor Book and a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (j323.1 Bausum)
Bondoux, Anne-Laure. THE KILLER'S
After his parents are murdered by itinerant criminal Angel, young Paolo and the killer haltingly discover their capacity for love and forgiveness. The two tempt fate when they accept a stranger into their lives and then venture beyond their bleak homestead on the southern tip of Chile. Batchelder Honor Book and a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults.
Budhos, Marina. Ask
Me No Questions
In the wake of 9/11, with their father detained at the Canadian border, Nadira and her sister navigate tense circumstances as they seek their fathers release. YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (YA Fic Budhos)
Coombs, Kate. The
By competing in the contest herself, Princess Meg foils her fathers plans to marry her to the prince who destroys a dragon, a witch, and a group of bandits. (Juv Fic SF Coombs)
Cottrell Boyce, Frank. Framed
The transformative powers of art and soccer receive due appreciation in this very funny tale of how one small Welsh town is brought to life when the National Gallery moves into the mountain next door. (Juv Fic Cottrell Boyce)
DeMari, Silvana. The
With the help of two bewildered but kindly humans and, later, a feisty orphan, a young elf and irascible dragon, attempt to fulfill a prophecy that tests their courage and resilience. The tale offers adventure, romance, and a wonderfully realized magical world. Batchelder Honor Book. (Juv Fic SF DeMari)
Ellis, Sarah. ODD MAN OUT
While spending the summer on an island in British Columbia with his grandmother and five girl cousins, Kip finds a lively family and a disturbing secret about his father.
Fleischman, Sid. Escape!
The Story of the Great Houdini
Harry Houdinis journey from poverty to world renown is dramatically captured by a fine writer and fellow magician. YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (j921 H79f)
Fradin, Judith Bloom. Jane
Addams: Champion of Democracy
In a well-documented biography, the Fradins trace Jane Addams' life from her awkward childhood to her accomplishments as social activist, pacifist, and winner of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize. (j921 Ad21f)
Freedman, Russell. The
Adventures of Marco Polo Illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline.
This gorgeously illustrated volume leads readers from thirteenth-century Venice to the Far East and back, asking them to consider this question: Was Marco Polo the worlds greatest explorer or the worlds biggest liar? (j921 P766f)
Freedman, Russell. Freedom
Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
The story of the civil rights movements landmark victory is told through the eyes of the people who were there. YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (j323.1 Freedman)
Holm, Jennifer L. Penny
Eleven-year-old Penny looks forward to spending the summer rooting for the Brooklyn Dodgers and scheming with her cousin Frankie. Instead, she navigates the space between her two families and uncovers the reason for their estrangement in this funny, touching tale of intergenerational love, set in 1953. Newbery Honor Book. (Juv Fic Holm)
Hopkinson, Deborah. Up
Before Daybreak: Cotton and People in America
The voices of Slaves, sharecroppers, and millworkers trace the threads of cotton from the Industrial Revolution through the Great Depression. YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (j677.21 Hopkinson)
Krull, Kathleen. Isaac
Newton Illus. by Boris Kulikov.
This entry in the Giants of Science series offers readers an engaging and elucidating account of the great physicists life and works. (j921 N484k)
Krull, Kathleen. Sigmund
Freud Illus. by Boris Kulikov
The fascinating life, career, revolutionary ideas, and far-ranging influence of the Austrian father of psychoanalysis are explored in this volume in the Giants of Science series. (j921 F895k)
Larson, Kirby. Hattie
Sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks is looking for a place to belonga home. In 1918, she leaves Iowa for the Montana prairie, where she strives to forge a new life. Told in first-person narrative and distinguished by vivid imagery and careful attention to historical detail, this memorable novel portrays her struggle to prove her claim. Newbery Honor Book and a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (YA Fic Larson)
Lowry, Lois. Gossamer
In this story of abuse, love, and patience, Littlest One and Thin Elderly, both dream givers, come into the lives of three people and work their transformative magic. (Juv Fic SF Lowry)
Lupica, Mike. Heat
A refugee from Cuba, 12-year-old Michael Arroyo is a pitching prodigy whose right to play Little League baseball is challenged by a hostile coach. (Juv Fic Lupica)
Mourlevat, Jean-Claude. The
Pull of the Ocean
This contemporary version of the Tom Thumb story follows charismatic Yann, the youngest and smallest of seven brothers, as he silently leads his siblings across the rain-soaked French countryside. Their harrowing flight from abusive parents is described through the boys' recollections and the distinctive voices of those who witness or abet their journey. Batchelder Award Book. (YA Fic Mourlevat)
Paulsen, Gary. The
Legend of Bass Reeves: Being the True and Fictional Account of
the Most Famous Marshal in the West
A man who was born a slave and survived in the wilderness of the American West becomes one of the most successful lawmen of his time, a real hero. (Juv Fic Paulsen)
Pearsall, Shelley. All
of the Above Illus. by Javaka Steptoe.
In alternating voices, students in an urban middle school tell of their triumphant construction of the world's largest tetrahedron and the way the project changed their lives. (Juv Fic Pearsall)
Pratchett, Terry. Wintersmith
Thirteen-year-old Tiffany Aching didnt mean to make the Wintersmith fall in love with herit just happened. But now Winter holds the world in his frozen fist, all for the love of Tiffany. Whats an apprentice witch to do? YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. (Juv Fic SF Pratchett)
Reeve, Philip. Larklight:
A Rousing Tale of Dauntless Pluck in the Farthest Reaches of Space
Illus. by David Wyatt.
A rip-snorting Victorian science fiction adventure pulls out all the stops as Art and his big sister, Myrtle, strive to save the British Empire and its planetary territories from a race of sinister, space-going white spiders. (Juv Fic SF Reeve)
Roy, Jennifer. Yellow
This free-verse novel recounts the life of four-year-old Syvia and her family, who are forced to live in the Lodz Ghetto during the Nazi occupation of Poland. (YA Fic Roy)
Rubin, Susan Goldman. Andy
Warhol: Pop Art Painter
A strikingly designed biography explores the development of the Pop artist whose paintings of mundane objects had a radical impact on our thinking about art. (j759.19 Rubin)
Salisbury, Graham. House
of the Red Fish
One year after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 13-year-old Tomi Nakaji is determined to raise his father's fishing boat, which was sunk by the army in the wake of the attack. A sequel to Under the Blood-Red Sun. (YA Fic Salisbury)
Todd, Mark and Watson, Esther
Mean, What's a Zine? The Art of Making Zines and Mini-Comics
Dive into this how-to guide for creating and appreciating the zine alternative art-form. (YA 070.5 Todd)
Walker, Paul Robert. Remember
Little Bighorn: Indians, Soldiers, and Scouts Tell Their Stories
Enriched by historical quotes, photographs, and drawings by battle warriors, this book offers an insightful examination of the bloody battles at Little Bighorn in 1876. (j973.82 Walker)
Winthrop, Elizabeth. Counting
Grace Forcier and her family withstand the living and working conditions in a Vermont textile mill town in the early 1900s. When Lewis Hine and his camera come to visit, she dares to hope for a better life. (Juv Fic Winthrop)
Campoy, F. Isabel and Ada, Alma Flor. Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection Illus. by Felipe Dávalos and others.
This gloriousand gloriously illustratedcollection presents a grand variety of tales of many different origins, united in their telling by Spanish-speaking peoples and by the appreciation of the compilers. (j398.2 Campoy)
Harris, Robie H. It's
Not the Stork!: A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families,
and Friends. Illus. by Michael Emberley.
If its not the stork, where do babies come from? Share this book with children as young as four to answer their questions about their bodies, their families, and how babies grow. (j612.6 Harris)
McKissack, Patricia C. PORCH LIES:
TALES OF SLICKSTERS, TRICKSTERS, AND OTHER WILY CHARACTERS Illus.
by André Carrilho.
Ten original tales of exaggeration and humor derived from African American lore and tradition recount various ways clever, colorful folk outwitted those who tried to best themeven the Devil himself.
Oberman, Sheldon. Solomon
and the Ant and Other Jewish Folktales
Forty-three folktales, arranged chronologically with notes on sources and variants, reflect the wisdom and humor of the Jewish oral tradition. (j398.2 Oberman)
Wiesner, David. Flotsam
A vintage camera washed up on the beach provides a young boy with a surprising view of fantastical images from the bottom of the sea. From fish eye to lens eye, readers see a frame-by-frame narrative of lush marinescapes ebbing and flowing from the real to the surreal. Caldecott Medal Book. ( j Wiesner)
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