Robin Where Are You? By Harriet Ziefert, Art by Noah Woods

In this picture book, a birdwatcher grandpa and his beginning birdwatcher granddaughter go birding together. Grandpa explains how to use binoculars to spot birds and helps his granddaughter find and identify the different species they encounter. Cleverly constructed foldouts allow readers to peer into trees, bushes, and brushy areas and discover the birds as the characters do. Descriptions of the birds, their songs, typical behavior, habitat information, and other facts (some are quite interesting and … Read more

Starlight Goes to Town by Harry Allard, pictures by George Booth

Starlight the chicken has always dreamed of being a high fashion model in Milan, Italy, but she’s stuck in rural Tennessee. After numerous complaints she is visited by her chicken fairy godmother who tells her how to get what she wants – all she needs to do is wish hard and lay an egg. Starlight hatches a convertible the next day and heads off to the big city. An egg and a plane later she’s … Read more

Books for Boys

SUPERDOG: THE HEART OF A HERO by Caralyn Buehner EASY BUETHE GRUFFALO by Julia Donaldson EASY DONI STINK by Kate McMullan EASY MCM UNDERWEAR! By Mary Elise Monsell EASY MON and EASY PB MON DOG BREATH: THE HORRIBLE TROUBLE WITH HALLY TOSIS by Dav Pilkey EASY PIL DOGZILLA by Dav Pilkey EASY PIL and EASY PB PIL KAT KONG by Dav Pilkey EASY PIL and EASY PB PIL THE STINKY CHEESE MAN AND OTHER FAIRLY … Read more

Sharing and Working Together

LITTLE MOUSE AND THE BIG RED APPLE by A. H. Benjamin EASY BEN SHARING IS FUN by Joanna Cole EASY COL IT’S SHARING DAY by Kristen Larsen EASY DOR KINDNESS IS COOLER, MRS. RULER by Margery Cuyler EASY CUY I CAN SHARE WITH OTHERS by Jenette Guntly Donovan EASY DON BOSSY BEAR by David Horvath EASY HOR IT’S MY TURN! by Heather Maisner EASY MAI AND TANGO MAKES THREE by Justin Richardson EASY RIC WILLIAM … Read more