Books

Crankenstein Valentine

Crankenstein Valentine

This monstrously funny Valentine's Day story about the world's crankiest kid, written by Samantha Berger and illustrated by a Caldecott Medal-winning artist, Dan Santat.Who is Crankenstein? He may look like an ordinary boy, but he can turn into mumbling, grumbling...

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

This is a fun book to share during Hanukkah. Written by Eric Kimmel and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel of Ostropol eagerly approaches a village, where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him....

December by Eve Bunting

December by Eve Bunting

This is one of my favorite Christmas books. Simon and his mother are celebrating Christmas Eve in the cardboard house they built themselves. They don't have much but they still have the spirit of Christmas and offer to share the little they have with an old woman who...

Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

It was the perfect summer. That is until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became Enemy Number One. Luckily, Dad has a surefire way to get rid of enemies-Enemy Pie. But one of the secret ingredients is spending an entire day with the enemy! In this...

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Great book for ages 3-12. A young fruit bat becomes separated from her mother and finds her way to a nest of birds. She is adopted by them but must learn bird-like behavior. This is not natural to her and causes conflict that eventually gets worked out. Great for...