Saturday, March 1, 2008

What I've Been Reading: February 2008

Picture Books
Walt Disney’s Cinderella retold by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Mary Blair (my review here)
The Tale of Pale Male: A True Story by Jeanette Winter
Emily by Michael Bedard, illustrated by Barbara Cooney
Sootface: An Ojibawa Cinderella Story retold by Robert D. San Souci, illustrated by Daniel San Souci
Bear Hunt by Anthony Browne
Pumpkinhead by Eric Rohmann
Edna by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Joanna Yardley
How Tom Beat Captain Najork and his Hired Sportsman by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Quentin Blake
The Little Worm by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II by Lita Judge
Eleanor by Barbara Cooney
Would You Rather by John Burningham
Black and White by David Macauley
Shortcut by David Macauley
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
Babar’s Museum of Art by Laurent de Brunhoff
Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne
Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg

Early Chapter Books
Summer Reading is Killing Me by Jon Scieszcka
Piper Reed, Navy Brat by Kimberly Willis Holt (my review here)

Middle Grade
Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson (my review here)
The Quikpick Adventure Society by Sam Riddleburger (my review here)
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Pinkwater
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, translated by Tiina Nunnally, illustrated by Lauren Child
Seeing Sky-Blue Pink by Candice Ransom
Cicada Summer by Andrea Beaty (review forthcoming)
Letters from Rapunzel by Sara Lewis Holmes

Young Adult
New Moon by Stephanie Meyer
Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer
Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes and Nick Bertozzi (graphic novel)

We are the Ship by Kadir Nelson (my review here)
Walt Whitman: Words for America by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Brian Selznick (my review here)
Living Color by Steve Jenkins (my review here)
Stealing Home: Jackie Robinson Against the Odds by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Mike Wimmer
The Laugh Stand: Adventures in Humor by Brian Cleary (my review here)
Lazily, Crazily, Just a Bit Nasily: More About Adverbs by Brian Cleary (my review here)
Stop and Go, Yes and No: What is an Antonym by Brian Cleary (my review here)
The Wall: Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sis
Tibet through the Red Box by Peter Sis
Black Whiteness by Robert Burleigh

Birmingham, 1963 by Carole Boston Weatherford (review forthcoming)
Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait by Stephanie Hemphill (my review here)
Here’s a Little Poem edited by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek, illustrated by Polly Dunbar

The Annotated Secret Garden edited by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszcka
Haunting in Williamsburg by Lou Kassem

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