Brun-Cosme, Nadine. Big Wolf & Little Wolf, Such a Beautiful Orange!
New York: Enchanted Lion Books, 2011.
Big Wolf uses courage and “howls as no wolf has howled before” in his search to find Little Wolf. This is the third and last book in the Big Wolf series.
Graf, Lisa. Lost in the Sun. New York:
Philomel Books, 2015.
Twelve-year-old Trent’s involvement in a tragic accident leaves him lonely and guilt-ridden. Hoping for a fresh start in middle-school, he becomes overwhelmed by debilitating thoughts. Not until he meets Fallon Little, a girl with a mysterious scar across her face, does he begin to heal.
Upper Elementary/Middle School
Mavor, Salley. Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. New
York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Beautifully illustrated with fabric, stitched embroidery, buttons, dyed wool and other unique objects. I recently shared this book with nursing home residents who admired the artist’s creative expression. They also enjoyed reciting their favorite nursery rhymes (from memory).
Ages 2 and up
Seuss, Dr. Les Oeufs Verts au Jambon. Berkeley, CA: Ulysses Press, 2009.
French Edition of Green Eggs and Ham. Parfait for all ages learning to read French.
Stead, Philip. Lenny & Lucy. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
Exquisite illustrations enhance a story about moving to a new house and the courage and creativity needed to build new friends.