Turtle in Paradise - Jennifer L. Holm
Eleven year old Turtle comes out of her shell while spending the summer in Florida.
Nature's Patchwork Quilt: Understanding Habitats - Mary Miche
This beautifully illustrated natural science book teaches the importance of natural habitats to elementary aged children.
Temple Grandin: How the Girl who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World - Sy Montgomery
Temple Grandin is one of the worlds leading experts in animal science. She is also autistic. This biography, written for ages 9 and up breaks down autism for the younger reader, while showcasing an exemplary female role model.
Disney Pixar's Brave is finally here. You'll want to grab this one quickly. It's likely to be a hot item.
Nightsong - Ari Berk
This beautiful picture book is sure to be a family favorite. Explore the night with Chiro as he embarks upon his first flight without mama. This coming of age story has an educational component, as Chiro uses his senses to negotiate the night.
Llama Llama Holiday Drama - Anna Dewdney
The holidays are approaching but can this llama make it through the long wait without losing his temper?
How do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas - Jane Yolen
How do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas is one of many fantastic picture books by Jane Yolen. The illustrations are a hoot and the simple rhymes make for a great read aloud.
Is this a great book? No. Will your early reader enjoy it? Yes. Hats off to Lego for creating a series that gets boys reading for fun.
Barbie in a Mermaid's Tale - Christy Webster
Everybody loves Barbie! These early readers are hardly examples of literary genius but, they do hold a childs interest. If your girls have surpassed Biscuit but aren't quite ready for Junie B. Jones, Barbie just might keep them motivated to turn pages.