Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Picture Books I've Read

I never can remember the books I've read, so I think I'll keep a quick and easy-to-use list.

Alphabetical order by title:

14 Cows for America, 2009 (Deedy/Gonzalez) 4
3 Bears and Goldilocks, 2008 (Willey/Solomon) 3.5
Abraham Lincoln Comes Home, 2008 (Burleigh/Minor) 4.5
A Child's Calendar, 1965/1999 (Updike/Hyman) 5
A Child of Books, 2016 (Jeffers & Winston) 3.5
A Chill in the Air, 2003 (Frank/Reed)
A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, 2008 (Frazee) 5
A Gift for Abuelita, 1998 (Luenn/Chapman) 4/5 Illust.
A Mother's Song, 2010 (Lawler/Kemly) 4
A is for Asia, 1997 (Lee/Heo) 3
A Home for Mr. Emerson, 2014 (Kerley/Fotheringham) 4
A Very Improbable Story, 2008 (Einhorn/Gustavson) 4
A Walk in London, 2011 (Rubbino) 4.5
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay (Hood/Comport) 5
Alia's Mission, 2004 (Stamaty) 5
Albert the Fix-It Man (Lord/Paschkis) 4
All Aboard!  National Parks (Meyers) BOARD BOOK 4
All Different Now, 2014 (Johnson/Lewis) 5
All God's Critters, 2009 (Staines/Nelson) 4.5
All in a Day, 2009 (Rylant/McClure) 4
All the Places to Love (MacLachlan/Wimmer) 1994
All the World, 2009 (Scanlon/Frazee)
All the World's a Stage, 2003 (Davidson/Lobel) Cool
Alphabet Bird Collection, 2009 (Ogilvy) 4
Amelia Hits the Road, 1997 (Moss) 3.5
America the Beautiful: Together We Stand, 2013 (Bates) 5
Americans Who Tell the Truth, 2005 (Shetterly)
Ananse and the Lizard, 2002 (Cummings) 4
An Artist's America, 2008 (Albert) 5
Ancestors are Singing, The, 2003 (Johnston) 3
Animal Hedge, The, 1983/2003 (Fleischman/Ibatoulline) 3.5
Anne Frank Case, 2009, (Rubin/Farnsworth) 3.5
Anne Hutchinson's Way, 2007 (Atkins/Dooling) 4
Apples and Robins, 2013 France/2016 US (Felix) 4
Applesauce Season, 2009 (Lipson/Gerstein) 4.5
A River of Words, 2008 (Bryant/Sweet) 5
Art & Max, 2010 (Wiesner) 5
Artist and Me, The, 2016 (Peacock/Casson) 4.5
As An Oak Tree Grows, 2014 (Karas) 4.5
At Ellis Island: A History in Many Voices, 2007 (Peacock/Krudup) 3
At the Same Moment, Around the World, 2014 (Perrin)
Aunt Mary's Rose, 2010 (Wood/LeUyen) 4
Autumnblings, 2003 (Florian) 4.5
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Bad Frogs, 2009 (Hurd) 2.5
Basil's Birds, 2010 (Reed) 4
Bats at the Library, 2008 (Lies) 4
BAXTER, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher, 2010 (Snyder/Goldin) 5
Beatrice's Goat, 2001 (Lohstoeter) 5
Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chickien (Pinkwater/Pinkwater) 4.5
Because of You, 2005 (Hennesy/Nakata)
Bedtime at the Swamp, 2008 (Crow/Pamintuan) 4
Belle, the Last Mule at Gee's Bend, 2011 (Ramsey & Stroud/Holyfield) 4
Benno and the Night of Broken Glass, 2010 (Wiviott/Bisaillon) 5
Best Book to Read, 2008 (Bertram & Bloom/Garland) 4
Big Cat Pepper, 2009 (Partridge/Castillo) unrated
Biggest Bear, The, 1952 (Ward) 3.5
Big Jimmy's Kum Kau Chinese Take Out, 2002 (Lewin) 4
Big Little Book of Happy Sadness, 2008 (Thompson) 4
Big Snow, The, 1948 (Hader & Hader) 4.5
Bill Martin Jr.'s Big Book of Poetry, 2008 (Martin) 5
Billy Twitters and his Blue Whale Problem, 2009 (Barnett/Rex) 5
Billy's Booger, 2015 (Joyce) 5
Birds, 2009 (Henkes/Dronzek) 5
Birthday Tree, 1979/2008 (Fleischman/Root) 4
Black Book of Colors, 2006 (Cottin/Faria) 5
Black Dog, 2011 (Pinfold) 4.5
Blueberry Girl, 2009 (Gaiman/Vess) 5
Bluebird, 2013 (Staake) 1.5
Book, A, 2009 (Gerstein) 4.5
Book Fiesta! 2009 (Mora/Lopez)  5
Bookshop Dog, The, 1996 (Rylant) 4
Book Speak! (Salas/Bisaillon) 5
Born to Read, 2008 (Sierra/Brown) 4
Boss Baby, The, 2010 (Frazee) 4.5
Boxes for Katje, 2003 (Fleming/Dressen-McQueen) 5
Boys, The, 2010 (Newman) 4
Boy on Fairfield Street, The, 2004 (Krull/Johnson & Fanchu) 4.5
Boys of Steel, 2008 (Nobleman) 4
Boy Who Cried Wolf, 2002 (Hennessy/Kulikov)
Boy Who Loved Math, 2013 (Heiligman/Pham) 5
Boy Who Loved Words, The, 2006 (Schotter/Potter) 4.5
Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians, 2007 (Morris/Sneed) 5
Brand-New Baby Blues, 2010 (Appelt/Murphy) 4
Bravest Flute, The, 1994 (Grifalconi) 3
Bravest Woman in America, The, 2011 (Moss/U'Ren)
Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Bake You a Pie, 2009 (Gourley) 4
Brother Juniper, 2006 (Gibfried/So)
Brother Sun, Sister Moon,2011 (Paterson/Dalton) 4
Brothers in Hope, 2005 (Williams/Christie) 4
Brothers Kennedy, The, 2010 (Krull/Bates) 5
Brownie & Pearl Step Out, 2010 (Rylant/Biggs) 1.5
Bubba the Cowboy Prince, 1997 (Ketteman/Warhola) 4
Bubble Trouble, 2008 (Mahy/Dunbar) 5
Building on Nature, 2009 (Rodriguez/Paschkis) 4.5
Busing Brewster, 2010 (Michelson/Roth) 5
Button Up!, 2009 (Schertle/Mathers) 4
But Who Will Bell the Cats? (von Buhler) 4
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Calavera Abecedario, 2004 (Winter)
Call the Horse Lucky, 2010 (Havill/Lane) 4.5
Calvin Can't Fly, 2010 (Berns/Bendis) 4
Can Man, The, 2010 (Williams/Orback) 4
Can You Say Peace? 2006 (Katz) 5
Captain Cat, 2013 (Moore)
Carmen Learns English, 2010 (Cox/Dominguez) 3.5
Case for Loving, The  (Alko/Qualls) 5
Cats Night Out, 2010 (Stutson/Klassen) 4
Chalk, 2010 (Thomson) 5
Change Has Come, 2009 (Obama/Nelson) 5
Charlie and the Christmas Kitty, 2011 (Drummond/de/Groat) 5
Charlie The Ranch Dog, 2011 (Drummond/deGroat) 4.5
Chester Racoon and the Acorn Full of Memories, 2009 (Penn/Gibson) 4
Chicken and Cat Clean Up, 2009 (Varon) 3.5
Chicken in the Family, 2008 (Amato/Durand) Unimpressive
Chicken Little, 2009 (Emberley/Emberley) 4.5
Chirchir Is Singing, 2011 (Cunnane/Daly) 4.5
Christmas Kitten: Home at Last (Pulver/Johnson) 4.5
Christopher Newport, Jamestown Explorer (Solomon/Bridy) 3.5
Circus Ship, The, 2009 (VanDusen) 5
city dog, country frog, 2010 (Willems/Muth) 5
Clara and Davie, 2014 (Polacco) 4
Clever Ali, 2006 (Farmer/deMarcken) 4.5
Colorful Dreamer, The Story of Henri Matisse (Parker/Berry) 3.5
Color of Home, 2002 (Hoffman/Littlewood) 4
Colors of Us, The, 1999 (Katz) 4
Come Back Soon, 2009 (Schallau) 4
Composer is Dead, 2009 (Snicket/Stookey) 4
Compost Stew, 2010 (Siddals/Wolff)
Cool Cat, 2009 (Hagrogian) 3.5
Coretta Scott, 2009 (Shange/Nelson) 4
Cowboy Night Before Christmas, 1986 (Rice) 3
Crazy Hair, 2009 (Gaiman/McKean)
Creaky Old House, 2009 (Ashman/Chesworth) 4.5
Crow Call, 2009 (Lowry/Ibatoulline) 5 ! !
Curious Garden, The, 2009 (Brown) 4
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Dangerous Alphabet, 2008 (Gaiman/Grimly) 2
Dare to Dream:  Change the World, 2012 (Corcoran/Jepson) 5
Dark, The, 2013 (Snicket/Klassen) 3
Day-Glo Brothers, The, 2009 (Barton?Persiani) 4.5
Day Leo Said I Hate You, The, 2008 (Harris/Bang) 4.5
Day the Stones Walked, 2007 (Barron/Low) 4
Dear Hot Dog, 2011 (Gerstein) 4
Dear Vampa, 2009 (Collins) 4.5
Desert Night, Desert Day, 2011 (Fredericks/Spengler) 3.5
Desmond and the Very Mean Word, 2013 (Tutu/Ford) 4.5
Dewey, There's a Cat in the Library, 2009 (Myron & Witter/James) 4
Dhegdheer, A Scary Somali Folktale, 2007 (Hassan/Bowen) 4
Dizzy, 2006 (Winter/Qualls) 4
Dog Loves Books, 2010 (Yates) 3.5
Dog Who Belonged to No One, The, 2008 (Hest/Bates)
Dory Story, 2000 (Pallotta/Biedrzycki) 4.5
Driving My Tractor, 2009 (Dobbins/Sims) 5
Dump Man's Treasures, The, 2008 (Plourde/Owens) 4
Dunderheads, The, 2009 (Fleischman/Roberts) 2
Dusk, 2013 (Shulevitz) 3
E
Earmuffs for Everyone 2015 (McCarthy) 4
Earth Book, The, 2010 (Parr) 3.5
Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up (Peters) 3
Egg 2017 (Henkes) 4.5
El Barrio, 2009 (Chocolate/Diaz) 4.5
Ellsworth's Extraordinary Electric Ears, 2003 (Fisher) 4
Elsina's Clouds, 2004 (Winter) 3
Emma's Poem, 2010 (Glaser/Nivola) 4.5
Erika-San, 2009 (Say) 4.5+
Every Day Birds 2016 (5)
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Fancy Nancy's Favorite Words (O'Conner/Glasser) 4
Fancy Nancy: Splendiforous Christmas (O'Conner/Glasser)
Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau (Dobbins/Sims) 5
Farmer and the Clown The, (Frazee) 2014
Finding Lincoln, 2009 (Malaspina/Bootman) 4.5
Finn McCool and the Great Fish, 2010 (Bunting/Pullen) 4.5
Fiona's Lace, 2014 (Polacco) 4
Fire Up With Reading, 2007 (Buzzeo/Yoshikawa) 4
First Dog, 2009 (Lewis & Zappitelol/Bowers) 4
First Dog's White House Christmas, 2010 (Lewis & Zappitello/Bowers) 5
First Family, 2010 (Hopkinson/Ford) 4
First Food Fight of the Fall (and Other School Poems) 2008 (Singer/Yoshikawa) 4
First Pup, The, 2010 (Staake) 4
First Year Letters, 2003 (Danneberg/Love)
Flora's Very Windy Day, 2010 (Birdsall/Phelan) 4
Flutter & Hum: Animal Poems, 2015 (Paschkis) 5
Forest Has a Song, 2013 (Vanderwater/Gourley) 4.5
Forever Young, 2008 (Dylan/Rogers) 5
Fossil, 2013 (Thomson) 4
Four Feet, Two Sandals, 2007 (Wms & Mohammed/Chayka) 4
Fox Walked Alone, 2006/2009 (Reid) 4.5
Friday My Radio Flyer Flew, 2008 (Pullen) 3.5 and 5
G
Galimoto, 1990 (Williams) 4
Gathering the Sun (Ada/Silva) 1997
Georgia Rises: A Day in the Life of Georgia O'Keeffe, 2009 (Lasky/Eitan) 3.5
Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude, 2009 (Winter/Brown)
Ghost Wings, 2001 (Joosse/Potter) 4.5
Giant Steps to Change the World, 2011 (Lee & Lee/Qualls) 3
Gift, A, 2009 (Chen) 4
Gift, The, 2010 (Duffy/Ryan) 4
Girl's Like Spaghetti, The, 2007 (Truss/Timmons) 3.5
Gifts of the Heart, 2013 (Polacco) 3
Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, 2007 (Fleischman) 4.5
Glasswings: A Butterfly's Story, 2013 (Kleven) 5
Goal! 2010 (Javaherbin/Ford) 3.5
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs (Willems) 4
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! (Schlitz/Byrd) 5
Got Geography! 2006 (Hopkins/Stanton) 4
Grandma's Gloves, 2010 (Castellucci/Denos) 4.5
Grandpappy Snippy Snappies, 2009 (Plourde/Santoro) 4
Grandpa's Teeth, 1997 (Clement) 4
Grasshopper's Song, 2008 (Giovanni/Raschka) 4
Great Paper Caper, 2008 (Jeffers) 4.5
Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog, 2007 (MacDonald/Paschkis)4
Great Spruce, The, 2016 (Duvall/Gibbon) 4
Greetings from the 50 States, 2008 (Keenan/Alko) 4 
Groundhog Weather School, 2009 (Holub/Sorra) 5
Growing Frogs, 2000 (French/Bartlett) Excellent
Guess Again, 2009 (Barnett/Rex) 4
Gugu's House, 2001 (Stock) 4.5
H
Hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher, The, 2009 (Anderson/Hoyt) 5
Hallelujah Flight, The, 2010 (Bildner/Holyfield) 5
Halloween Night, 2008 (Murray/Dorman) 5
Hallowilloween, 2010 (Brown) 3.5
Hanukkah Moon, 2007 (da Costa, Mosz) 3
Hat for Mrs. Goldman, A, 2016 (Edwards/Karas) 5
Hattie & Hudson, 2017 (VanDusen) 5
Heart and the Bottle, 2010 (Jeffers) 4+
Henry Aaron's Dream, 2010 (Tavares) 5
Henry Knox, Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot, 2010 (Silvey/Minor) 4.5
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad,
.....2007 (Levine/Nelson) 5
Henry in Love, 2010 (McCarty) 3
Here Comes Santa Cat, 2014 (Underwood/Rueda) 4
Heroes and She-roes, 2005, (Lewis/Cooke) 5
Hilary Rodham Clinton, 2008 (Krull/Bates)
Hinky Pink, The, 2008 (McDonald/Floca) 4
Hogwood Steps Out, 2008 (Mansfield/Moser) 5
Holiday Stew, 2007 (Whitehead) 5
Homegrown House, 2009 (Wong/Lewis) 3
Hope for Haiti, 2010 (Watson) 4
Hope is a Girl Selling Fruit, 2013 (Das) 4
Horace and Morris Say Cheese (which makes Dolores sneeze!) 2009 (Howe/Walrod) 4
Hot Rod Hamster, 2010 (Lord/Anderson) 3.5
House in the Night, 2008 (Swanson/Krommes) 4
How Dalia Put a Big Yellow Comforter Inside a Tiny Blue Box, 2011 (Heller/McQueen) 4
How I Learned Geography, 2008 (Shulevitz) 3
How Rocket Learned to Read, 2010 (Hills) 4
How to Catch a Fish, 2007 (Frank/Sylvada) 4
How to Live Forever, 1995 (Thompson)
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I am Lucille Ball, 2015 (Meltzer/Eliopoulous) 5
I am Rosa Parks, 2014 (Meltzer/Eliopoulous) 5
I Call My Grandma Nana, 2009 (Wolff) 4.5
I Can Be Anything, 2010 (Spinelli) 4.5
I Can Name 50 Trees Today! (Worth/ Ruiz & Mathieu) 2006
If... 1995 (Perry) 4.5
If America Were a Village, 2007 (Smith/Armstrong) 3.5
If I Had a Gryphon, 2016 (Vansickle/Atkinson) 4
If the Shoe Fits, 2002 (Whipple/Beingessner) pretty cool
I Heard it from Alice Zucchini, 2007 (Havill) 4
I Know an Old Teacher, 2008 (Bowen/Gammell) 3
I Like It When ... 1997 (Murphy) 4
I Love You Book, 2009 (Parr) 5
Imaginary Garden, The, 2009 (Larsen/Luxbacher) 4.5
I'm Bad, 2008 (Kate & Jim McMullan) 3
Imogene's Last Stand, 2009 (Fleming/Carpenter) 4
In a Blue Room (Averbeck/Tusa) 2008 Unimpressive
In Andal's House (Whelan/Hall) 2013 3.5
In Aunt Giraffe's Green Garden, 2007 (Prelutsky/Mathers) 3
In Our Mothers' House, 2009 (Polacco) 5
Infinity and Me, 2012 (Hosford/Swiatkowska) 4
It's Christmas, David, 2010 (Shannon) 4
It's Okay to Be Different, 2001 (Parr) 4
I Want to be Free, 2009, (Slate/Lewis) 4.5
J
Jackson and Bud's Bumpy Ride, 2009 (Koehler-Pentacoff/Hargis) 3.5
January's Sparrow, 2009(Polacco) 5
Jeremy Draws a Monster, 2009 (McCarty) 3.5
John Brown: His Fight for Freedom, 2009 (Hendrix) 4
Julio's Magic, 2005 (Dorris/Grifalconi) 3.5
June and August, 2009 (Walsh/McCauley) 4
Jungle Grapevine, The, 2009 (Beard)
Junkyard Wonders, The, 2010 (Polacco) 5
Just In Case, 2008 (Morales) 4
Just Like You, 2010 (Konrad/Wang) 4.9
K
Kami and the Yaks, 2006 (Stryer/Dodson) 4
Karl, Get Out of the Garden: Carol Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything, 2017 (Sanchez/Stock) 4
Katy and the Big Snow, 1943 (Burton) 5
Kitten Tale, 2008 (Rohmann) 4.5
Knitty Kitty, 2008 (Elliot/Denise) 4
Koala and the Flower (2001) 4.5
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Ladybug Girl, 2008 (Davis/Soman) 5
Last Stop on Market Street, 2015 (de la Pena/Robinson) 5
Late for School, 2010 (Martin/Payne) 2/4
Lawn to Lawn, 2010 (Yaccarino) 2
Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money, 2012 (Jenkins/Karas) 4
Let's Go See Papa, 2009 (Schimel/Rivera) 4
Let the Celebrations Begin! 1991/2013 (Wild/Vivas) 5
Let There be Peace on Earth, 2009(Jackson & Miller/Diaz) 4.5
Librarian of Basra, 2005 (Winter) 5
Library Mouse, 2007 (Kirk) 4.5
Library Mouse - A Friend's Tale, 2009 (Kirk) 4.5
Library Mouse: A Museum Adventure, 2012 (Kirk) (3)
Lilla's Sunflowers, 2016 (Kosinski) 5
Lincoln Tells a Joke, 2010 (Krull & Brewer/Innerst) 4+
Lines, Bars and Circles: How William Playfair Invented Graphs, 2017 (Becker/Tremblay) 4
Ling Cho and His Three Friends, 2000 (Pacilio/Cook) 3.6
Lin Yi's Lantern, 2009 (Williams/Lacombe) 3+
Lion and the Mouse, 2009 (Pinkney) 5
Lissy's Friends, 2007 (Lin) 3.5
Listeners, The, 2009 (Whelan/Benny) 4.5
Little Blue Truck Leads the Way, 2009 (Schertle/McElmurry) 5
Little Boy, 2008 (McGhee/Reynolds) 5
Little Owl's Night, 2011 (Srinivasan) 5
Little Red Cowboy Hat, 1997 (Lowell/Cecil) 4
Little Red Writing, 2013 (Holub/Sweet) 4
Little Santa, 2013 (Agee) 4
Little White Rabbit, 2011 (Henkes) 4.5
Llama Llama Hoppity-Hop, 2012 (Dewdney) 5 Board Book
Llama Who Had No Pajama, 1998 (Hoberman/Fraser)
Longest Night: A Passover Story, The, 2013 (Snyder/Chien) 4
Looking for Jaguar and Other Rain Forest Poems, 2005 (Katz/Christiansen) 4
Lookup! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer (Burleigh/Colon) 4
Lousy, Rotten, Stinkin' Grapes, 2009 (Palatine/Moser) 3.5
Lucky New Year! 2008 (Man-Kong/Chung)
M
M is For Mischief, 2008 (Ashman/Carpenter) 5
Ma Dear's Old Green House, 2004 (Patrick/Sadler) 4
Magic Box, 2009 (Clemenson) 4
Magic in the Margins, 2007 (Nikola-Lish/Christensen) 3.5
Mama, Is It Summer Yet? 2010 (McClure) 4
Man Gave Names to All the Animals, 2010 (Dylan/Arnosky)
Mangrove Tree, The: Planting Trees to Feed Families, 2011 (Roth & Trumbore/Roth) 4.5
Maple, 2014 (Nichols) 4
Marguerite Makes a Book, 1999 (Robertson/Hewit
Marvelous Toy, The, 2009 (Paxton/Cox) 4.5
Matchbox Diary, The, 2013 (Fleischman/Ibatoulline) 4
Mattoo, Let's Play, 2010 (Luxbacher) 4.5
Maya's Blanket / La Manta de Maya, 2015 (Brown/Diaz) 5
Me, Frida, 2010 (Novesky/Diaz) 2.5
Me...Jane, 2011 (McDonnell) 4
Mercy Watson Fights Crime, 2006 (DiCamillo/Van Dusen) 5
Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig, 2008 (DiCamillo/VanDusen) 5
Middle-Child Blues, 2009 (Crow/Catrow) 3.5
Migrant, 2011 (Trottier/Arsenault) 4
Mirror Mirror, 2010 (Singer/Masse) 5
Mitten Tree, The, 1997/2009 (Christiansen/Greenstein) 4
Momma Loves Her Little Son, 2009 (Cash/Burckhardt) 4
Mommies Say Shhh! 2005 (Polacco) BOARD BOOK 4
Monarch's Progress, The, 2008 (Harley) 3
Moon Over Star, The, 2008 (Aston/Pinkney) 4.5
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom (Weatherford/Nelson) 4.5
Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush, 2010 (Urrea/Cardinale) 4.5
Mr. Wayne's Masterpiece, 2014 (Polacco) 4
Mr. Wuffles, 2013 (David Wiesner) 3
Muktar and the Camels, 2009 (Graber/Mack) 3.5
Mule Train Mail, 2009 (Brown) 3
My America, 2007 (Gilchrist/Bryan) 4
My Baby, 2001 (Winter) 5
My Brother Charlie, 2010 (Peete & Peete) 5
My First Ramadan (Katz) 4
My Friend, the Starfinder, 2008 (Lyon/Gammell) 2
My Garden, 2010 (Henkes) 3.5
My Name is Bilal, 2005 (Mobin-Uddin/Kiwak) 3
My Name is James Madison Hemings, 2016 (Winter/Widener) 5
My Name is Sangoel, 2009 (Williams & Mohammed/Stock) 4
My, Oh My, A Butterfly! 2007 (Rabe/Ruiz & Mathieu)
My Pen Pal Santa, 2013 (Stanton/Bell) 3
My Senator and Me, 2006 (Kennedy/Small) 5
My Uncle Emily, 2009 (Yolen/Carpenter) 4.5
N
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed, 2009 (Willems) 2
Naming Liberty, 2008 (Yolen/Burke) 2.5
Napi Goes to the Mountain, 2006 (Ramirez/Domi) 4
National Wildlife Federation's World of Birds (Kurki) 5
Negro Speaks of Rivers, 2009 (Hughes/Lewis) 5
Nelson Mandela, 2013 (Nelson) 4
Never Say Boo! 2007 (Pulver/Lucke) 2.5
New Old Shoes, 2009 (Blessing/Phillips)
Night Fairy, The, 2010 (Schlitz/Barrett) 5
Night Gardener, The, 2016 (Fan Brothers) 5
Night of the Moon, 2008 (Khan/Paschkis) 5
Nit Pickin', 2008 (Van Laan/Booth) Unimpressive
No! 2009 (McPhail)
Noah Webster & His Words, 2012 (Ferris/Kirsch) 5
Noisy Paint Box, The, 2014 (Rosenstock/Grandpre) 5
Nonna Tell Me a Story, 2010 (Bastianich/Logan) 4
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink, 2010 (Yolen & Stemple/Languetin)
Not A Stick, 2008 (Portis) Unimpressive
O
Ocean's Child, 2009 (Ford & Holland/Diaz) 4.5
Odious Ogre, The, 2010 (Juster/Feiffer) 4
Of Thee I Sing, 2010 (Obama/Long) 5
Old Bear, 2008 (Henkes) 4.5
Oliver at the Window (Shreeve/McDonald) 3.5
Olivia's Birds, 2011 (Bouler)
On a Road in Africa, 2008 (Doner) 3
One Beetle Too Many, 2009 (Lasky/Trueman) 5
One Big Family: Sharing Life in an African Village, 1996 (Onyefulu) 5
One Green Apple, 2006 (Bunting/Lewin) 5
One Hen, 2008 (Milway/Fernandes) 4.5
One Red Apple, 2009 (Ziefert/Gudeon) 5
Open This Little Book, (Klausmeier/Lee) 4
Orange for Frankie, An (Polacco) 5
Otis, 2009 (Long)
Otis & Sydney and the Best Birthday Ever, 2010 (Numeroff/Andreasen) 4/5
Our Abe Lincoln, 2009 (Aylesworth/McClintock) 5
Our Children Can Soar, 2009 (Cook/numerous illustrators) 5
Our Library, 2008 (Bunting/Smith) 4.5 or 5
Over the Green Hills, 1992 (Isadora) 3.5
Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch, 2008 (Kerby/Barasch) 3.5
Ox, House, Stick, The History of our Alphabet (Robb/Smith) 3.5
P
Pablo's Tree, 1994 (Mora/Lang) 3.5
Papa's Latkes, 2004 (Edwards/Schuett) 5
Party in Ramadan, A, 2009 (Mobin-Uddin/Jacobsen) 4
Passing the Music Down (Sullivan/Root) 4
Pass It Down (Marcus) 4
Passover, 2010 (Ziefert)
Patchwork Path, 2005 (Stroud/Bennett) 5
Peace Book, The, 2004 (Parr) 5
Peeny Butter Fudge, 2009 (Morrison & Morrison/Cepeda) 4
Peppe the Lamplighter, 1993 (Bartone/Lewin) 2.5/4
Perfect Gift, The, 2010 (DePalma) 4.5
Pet Dragon, The, 2008 (Niemann) 4
Peter Spit a Seed at Sue, 2008 (Koller/Manders) 4
Pied Piper's Magic, The, 2009 (Kellogg) 5
Pippo the Fool, 2009 (Fern/Estrada) 4
Pirate of Kindergarten, The, 2010 (Lyon/Avril) 5
Planting the Trees of Kenya, 2008 (Nivola)
Please Bury Me in the Library, 2005 (Lewis/Stone) 3.5
Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems, 2014 (Florian & Lewis/Holmes) 4.5
Pond Full of Ink, A, 2014(US) (Schmidt/Posthuma) 2 Poetry/4 Illustrations = 3
Pop's Bridge, 2006 (Bunting/Payne) 5
President Pennybaker, 2008 (Feiffer/Goode) 2.5
Princess Gown, 2008 (Strauss/Laugesen) 4
Princess Hyancinth (The Surprising Tale of a Girl who Floated), 2009 (Heide/Smith) 4
Pssst! 2007 (Rex) 4
Q
Queen of the Falls, 2011 (Van Allsburg) 4.5
Quest for Z: The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and a Lost City in the Amazon, The, 2017 (Pizzoli) 5
R
Rachel, 2003 (Ehrlich/Minor) 4
Read Anything Good Lately? 2003 (Allen & Lindaman/Enright) 3.5
Reading Makes You Feel Good, 2005 (Parr)
Red Book, The, 2004 (Lehman) 4.5
Red Knit Cap Girl, 2012 (Stoop)
Redwoods, 2009 (Chin) 5
Regards to the Man in the Moon (Keats) 3.5
Return of the Library Dragon (Deede/White) 4
Right Word, The: Roget and His Thesaurus (Bryant/Sweet) 5
River of Words, A (Bryant/Sweet) 5
Roawr! 2009 (Joosse/Jutte) 3.5
Robin Makes a Laughing Sound, The (Wolf) 4.5
Rock 'N' Roll Mole (Crimi/Munsinger) 4
Rocks in His Head, 2001 (Hurst/Stevenson) 4
Ron's Big Mission, 2009 (Blue & Naden/Tate) 4
Rosie Sprout's Time to Shine, 2011 (Wortche /Barton) 4
S
Sanyasin's First Day, The, 1999 (Shank, Stock) 4
Say Hello Like This! 2014 (Murphy) 4.5
Scarecrow's Dance, The, 2009 (Yolen/Ibatoulline), 2/4
Scaredy Squirrel, 2006 (Watt) 4.5
School's First Day of School, 2016 (Rex/Robinson) 3
Secret Box, 2011 (Lehman) 4
Secret Seder, 2005 (Rappaport/McCully) 4
Secret Tree Fort, 2016 (Farley)
September Roses, 2004 (Winter) 4
Seven for a Secret, 2006 (Anholt/Coplestone) 4
Shabbat Puppy, The, 2012 (Kimmelman/Zollars) 3.5
Shanghai Messenger, 2005 (Cheng/Young) 3.5
Shanghai Sukkah, 2015 (Hyde/Tsong) 4
Shark vs. Train, 2010 (Barton/Lichtenheld) 5
Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story, 2015 (Miller/McElmurry) 4
Shortest Day, The (Pfeffer/Reisch) 5
Silent Music, 2008 (Rumford) 4.5
Silver Seeds, 2001 (Paolilli & Brewer/Johnson & Fancher) 5
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down, 2010 (Pinkney/Pinkney) 4.5
Sitting Duck, 2010 (Urbanovic) 4
Sky of Afghanistan, The, 1012 (Eulate/Wimmer) 4
Sleepsong, 2009 (Lyon/Catalanotto) 4
Sleepy ABC, 2010 (Brown/Katz) 2
Sloppy Joe, 2009 (Keane/Brunkus) 4.5
Small Medium & Large, 2010 (Donovan) 4
Smallest Gift of Christmas, The, 2013 (Reynolds) 2
Snail Mail: With Pull-Out Postcards, 2016 (King-Chai) 5
Snow! Snow! Snow! 2009 (Harper) 3.5
Snowflakes Fall, 2013 (MacLachlan/Kellogg) 4.5
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch (Spinelli/Yalowtiz) 4.5
Someday 2007 (Spinelli/Winstead) 5
Someone for Mr. Sussman, 2008 (Polacco) 4
Some Things are Scary (No Matter How Old You Are) 2000 (Heide/Feiffer) 4
Somewhere Today, 1998 (Thomas/Futran) 4
Sona and the Wedding Game, 2015 (Sheth/Jaeggi) 4
Song of Middle C, 2009 (McGhee/Menchin) 4
Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx, 2009 (Winter/Rodriguez) 4.5
Sonya's Chickens, 2015 (Wahl) 4
Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie, 2008 (Juster/Raschka) 5 / illust: 1
South, 2008 (McDonnell) (4)
Spanish Missions of Arizona, 2010 (Lyon) 2010
Sparkle Box, The, 2012 (Hardie/Konacki) 2012
Sparrow Girl, 2009 (Pennypacker/Tanaka) 4
Spider Weaver, The, 2001 (Musgrove/Cairns) 5
Splash of Red, A, The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Bryant/Sweet) 5
Splat the Cat, 2008 (Scotton) 5
The Stamp Collector, 2012 (Lanthier/Thisdale) (2)
Stand Up and Sing: Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice, 2017 (Reich/Gustavson) (5)
Stars Above Us, 2009 (Norman/Lewis (4)
Stars! Stars! Stars! 2009 (Wallace) 4.5
Stella, Unleashed, 2008 (Ashman/Meisel) 5
Stick Man, 2008/2009US (Donaldson/Scheffler) 4.5
Stitchin' and Pullin' a Gee's Bend Quilt, 2008 (McKissack/Cabrera) 5
Stories of the Mona Lisa: An Imaginary Museum Tale About the History of Modern Art, 2012 (Barsony) 4
Stormy Weather, 2009 (Gliori) 4.5
Story of Queen Esther, 2009 (Koralek/Holderness) 4
Story of the Easter Bunny, 2005 (Tegen/Lambert) 4.5
Storytellers, The, 1998 (Lewin) 4
Strange Case of the Missing Sheep, 2009 (Catusanu) 4
Substitute Creature, 2011 (Gall)
Sunday Love, 2010 (Paul) 3.5
Surprise, The, 2007 (Van Ommen) 4.5
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Tachlich at Turtle Rock, 2010 (Schnur & Schnur-Fishman/Steele-Morgan) 5
Tadpole Rex (Cyrus) 3/5
Tale of Two Daddies, A, 2010 (Oelschlager/Blackwood & Blanc) 3.5/4
Tale of Two Seders, A, 2010 (Portnoy/Sis) 4
Tan to Tamarind (Iyengar/Akib) 4
Tap Dancing on the Roof (Park/Banyai)
Taste of Colored Water, 2008 (Faulkner) 4
Ten Rowdy Ravens, 2005 (Ewing/Zerbetz) 4.5
Ten Things I Love About You, 2013 (Kirk) 4
Testing the Ice, 2009 (Robinson/Nelson) 5
Thanks a Lot, Emily Post! 2009 (Huget/Boiger) 4
Thank You World, 2007 (McGinty/Halperin) 5
That Book Woman, 2008 (Henson/Small) 3.5
That Cat Can't Stay, 2010 (Krasnesky/Parkins) 5
Thea's Tree, 2008 (Jackson/Pedersen) 4
Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Pie (Sierra/Koren) 3.5
There's Nothing to Do on Mars, 2008 (Gall) 3
There Was an Old Monster, 2009 (Emberley, Emberley, & Emberley)
This is Just to Say, 2007 (Sidman/Zagarenski) 5
This is Not My Hat, 2012 (Klassen) 4
This Moose Belongs to Me, 2012 (Jeffers) 4.5
This Tree Counts, 2010 (Formento/Snow) 4
Three Pigs, 2001 (Wiesner) 4
Three Swingin' Pigs, 2008 (Rubin/Montijo) fun
Thumb Love, 2010 (Primavera) 4.5
Thunder Cake, 1990 (Polacco) 5
Today at the Blue-Bird Cafe, 2007 (Ruddell?Rankin) 3.5
Too Much Kissing, 2010 (Katz/Cartrow) 3.5
Toughest Cowboy, 2004, (Frank/Pullen) 5
Trainstop, 2008, (Lehman) 4
Travel Game, The, 2009 (Grandits/Alley) 3
Tree Ring Circus, 2006 (Rex) 4.5
True Story of Little Red Riding Hood, 2007/US 2009 (Baruzzi/Natalini) 4.5
Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater...That Grandma Knit (Macomber & Carney/Nguyen) 3
Tsunami Quilt, 2007 (Fredericks/Yee) 4.5
Tucky Jo and Little Heart, 2015 (Polacco) 3.9
Tuesday, 1991, (Wiesner)5
Turn! Turn! Turn! 2003 (Seeger/Halperin) 4
'Twas the Day Before Zoo Day, 2008 (Ipcizade/Hodson) 3
Twelve Days of Springtime, The, 2009 (Rose/Armstrong-Ellis) 4
Twenty-six Princesses, 2008 (Horowitz) 4
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Uncle Andy's Cats, 2009 (Warhola) 5
Uncorker of Ocean Bottles, The, 2016 (Cuervas/Stead) 4
Underwear Salesman, The, 2009 (Lewis/Bloch) 3.5
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, 2015 (Messner/Neal) 5
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Vanilla Ice Cream, 2014 (Graham) 4
Very Best Pumpkin, The, 2010 (Moulton/Good) 4
Very Inappropriate Word, The, 2013 (Tobin/Coverly) 4
Village That Vanished, The, 2002 (Grifalconi/Nelson) 4
Violet the Pilot, 2008 (Breen) 4
Visit, The, 2005 (Lindbergh/Halperin) 4
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Walking Stick, The, 1998 (Trottier/Galouchko) 3.5
Walking to School, 2008 (Bunting/Dooling) 5
Wangari's Trees of Peace, 2008 (Winter) 5
Water Can Be... (Salas/Dabija) 4.5
Water Gift and the Pig of the Pig, The, 2003 (Martin/Wingerter) 4
Water Hole Waiting, 2002 (Kurtz & Kurtz/Christiansen) 4.5
Weaver, The, 2010 (Hurd/Kleven) 5
We Planted a Tree, 2010 (Muldrow/Staake) 4.5
We're All Wonders, 2017 (Polacio) 4.5
We Trouble the Waters, 2009 (Shange/Brown)
What are you Glad about?  What are you Mad about? 2016 (Viorst/White)
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? 2008 (Tafolla/Cordova)
What Darwin Saw, 2009 (Schanzer) 5
What Makes a Rainbow? 2000 (Schwartz)
What REALLY Happened to Humpty?: From the Files of a Hard-Boiled Detective 2009 (Ransom/Axelsen) 5
What's Cooking, Jamela? 2001 (Daly)
What Degas Saw 2016 (Friedman/Pieropan)
What to Do About Alice? 2008 (Kerley/Fotheringham) 3.5
When I Grow Up, 2011 (Yankovic/Hargis) 5
When I Wore My Sailor Suit, 2009 (Shulevitz) 4
When the Moon is Full, 2001 (Pollock/Azarian) 5
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? 2013 (Stone/Priceman) 4
Who Stole Mona Lisa? 2010 (Knapp/McElmurry) 4
Who Will Plant a Tree? 2010 (Pallotta/Leonard) 3.5+
Why Is Art Full of Naked People and Other Vital Question about Art 2016 (Hodge/Goble) 5
Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry? 2011 (Rabe/Ruiz & Mathieu) 3
Wiil Waal, 2007 (Moriarty/Amir) 3.5
Wild Boars Cook, 2008 (Rosoff/Blackall) 3.5
Willoughby and the Lion, 2009 (Foley) 3.5
Willow, 2008 (Brennan-Nelson & Brennan/Moore) 4.5
Will's Words:  How William Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk, 2016 (Sutcliffe/Shelley) 5
Willy and May, A Christmas Story, 1995 (Schachner) 4.5
Wing Nuts: Screwy Haiku (Janeczko & Lewis/Tusa) 3.5
Winston of Churchill, 2008 (Okimoto) 4.5
Winter In White, 2007 (Sabuda) A treat
Winter is For Snow, (Neubecker) 2013
Winter Trees, 2008 (Gerber/Evans) 4
Wish, 2008 (Thong/Kleven) 5
Wishing Tree, The, 2004 (Thong/McLennan) 5
Wolf Who Cried Boy, 2006 (Hartman/Raglin)
Wonder Bear, 2008 (Nyeu) 2.5
Wonder Book, The, 2010 (Rosenthal/Schmid) 3.5
The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy, 2014 (Alemagna) 5
Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku (Wardlaw/Yelchin) 4.5
World of Birds - National Wildlife Federation/Kurki) 5
Wow! America! 2006 (Neubecker)
Write On, Mercy! 2012 (Woelfle/Wallner) 5
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Yankee at the Seder, 2009 (Weber/Gustavson) 5
Yasmin's Hammer, 2010 (Malaspina/Ghayka) 4
Yatandou, 2007 (Whelan/Sylvada) 4
Year of Borrowed Men, A, 2016 (Barker/Benoit_ 4
Yellow Elephant, A Bright Bestiary, 2006 (Larios/Paschkis) 4
Yum! MmMm! Que Rico! 2007 (Mora/Lopez)
Yuvi's Candy Tree, 2011 (Simpson?Porter) 3.5
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1 comment:

Kirsten said...

I would like to suggest another book for your list. The name of the book is Gordon, written and illustrated by Martha Mans. You can find it by googling Gordon the bison. I'ts a really cute story with gorgeous art!