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Children

A Funny Little Bird

Author
Jennifer Yerkes

Staff Comment
What a cute book! Being different can be fun!!

Suggested by
Theresa, East Shore Area Library

Bud, Not Buddy

Author
Christopher Paul Curtis

Staff Comment
He's motherless and on the run in 1936. He's also very smart! Wonderful story and characterization.

Suggested by
Christine, East Shore Area Library

HELP! A Story of Friendship

Author
Holly Keller

Staff Comment
Can friendship survive gossip? This delightful story leads to good discussions.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author
Brian Selznick

Staff Comment
Hugo Cabret, an orphan, clock keeper, and a thief, and the stories of his travels. Exciting!

Suggested by
Connor, East Shore Area Library

Love is my Favorite Thing

Author
Emma Chichester Clark

Staff Comment
Unconditional love and forgiveness are the focus in this adorable story.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Only One Woof

Author
James Herriot

Staff Comment
A delightful TRUE story from world famous country vet. Great for all ages.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Author
Eric Litwin

Staff Comment
Pete is a really cool cat whose motto is "It's all good."

Suggested by
Pat, East Shore Area Library

Runaway Ralph

Author
Beverly Cleary

Staff Comment
Tired of his annoying family, Ralph runs away to camp. But it is not what he expected.

Suggested by
Connor, East Shore Area Library

It's a Wonderful Life (For Kids!)

Author
Jimmy Hawkins

Staff Comment
Written by the original "Tommy" from the classic movie, this book is a perfect lesson that everyone's life matters. Wonderful!

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

Woof

Author
Spencer Quinn

Staff Comment
Told from the dog's point-of-view, Bowser finds a new home with young "Birdie" and together they solve a home town mystery.

Suggested by
Millie, East Shore Area Library

If You Plant a Seed

Author
Kadir Nelson

Staff Comment
A beautiful story about sharing told with simple words and paintings.

Suggested by
Susan

The Story of Ferdinand

Author
Munro Leaf

Staff Comment
This peacable bull has been smelling the flowers and delighting children for more than 30 years. A classic tale.

Suggested by
Millie

The Lion and the Mouse

Author
Jenny Broom

Staff Comment
Beautiful illustrations and peek-through windows tell this traditional story.

Suggested by
Meg

Do Unto Others

Author
Laurie Keller

Staff Comment
How will Mr. Rabbit be able to get along with his new neighbors? The golden rule!!

Suggested by
Brenda

Even superheroes have to sleep

Author
Sara Crow

Staff Comment
A funny rhyme showing children that sleep is important to everyone.

Suggested by
Ellen