Ms Kathleen’s Library Books

Musical Merry-Go-Round
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Recent Book Discussions
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very week on the Musical Merry-Go-Round,
we are fortunate to have a visit with Ms. Kathleen, The Librarian.

Listen to last two weeks’ shows online here.
Book discussions at approx. 20 minute mark.

Here’s a list of books we’ve discussed in recent weeks:

July 22, 2017

“The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors” by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex

July 15, 2017

“Al Capone Does My Shirts” by Gennifer Choldenko

July 8, 2017

“Little Bear” by Elsa Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak

July 1, 2017

“Weslandia” by Paul Fleischman and Kevin Hawkes.

June 24, 2017

“Looking for Bobowicz” by by Daniel Pinkwater and Jill Pinkwater

June 17, 2017

“Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business” by Esphyr Slobodkina.

June 10, 2017

“Goldfish Ghost” by Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown

June 3, 2017

“Big Cat, Little Cat” by Elisha Cooper.

May 27, 2017

“Life On Mars” by Jon Agee

May 20, 2017

“Dinosaurs in Disguise” by Stephen Krensky and Lynn Munsinger

May 13, 2017

“Mr. Moon Wakes Up” by Jemima Sharpe

May 6, 2017

“Antoinette (Gaston and Friends Series)” by Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson

April 29, 2017

“Jenny and the Cat Club: A Collection of Favorite Stories about Jenny Linsky” by Esther Averill.

April 22, 2017

“Tony” by Ed Galing and Erin E. Stead

April 15,2017

“One Minute till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You off to Sleep”
Edited by Kenn Nesbitt & illustrated by Christoph Niemann

April 8, 2017

“Digger, Dozer, Dumper” by Hope Vestergaard and  David Slonim

April 1, 2017

“Eugene Field: The Children’s Poet” by Carol Greene and Steven Dobson

March 25 , 2017

“Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse” by Kevin Henke

March 18, 2017

Yoko’s Paper Cranes” by Rosemary Wells

March 11, 2017

“Living Wild: Giraffes” by Nicole Helget

March 4, 2017

“I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World)” by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

February 25,2017

“Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness” by Donna Janell Bowman and Daniel Minter

February 18, 2017

“Trombone Shorty” by Troy Andrews and Bryan Collier

February 11, 2017

“Misty Copeland (You Should Meet)” by Laurie Calkhoven and Monique Dong

February 4, 2017

“The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist” by Cynthia Levinson and Vanessa Brantley Newton

January 28, 2017

“A New Year’s Reunion: A Chinese Story” by Yu Li-Qiong and Zhu Cheng-Liang

January 21, 2017

“Motor Miles” by John Burningham

January 14, 2017

“How this Book Was Made” by Mac Barnett and Adam Rex

January 7, 2017

“Hank’s Big Day: The Story of a Bug” by Evan Kuhlman and Chick Groenink

December 31 , 2016
“They All Saw a Cat” by Brendan Wenzel

December 24, 2016
‘A Hanukkah with Mazel” by Joel Edward Stein and Elisa Vavouri

December 17, 2016
“Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea” by Ben Clanton

December 10, 2016
“Dogman” by Dave Pilkey

December 3, 2016
“Thunder Boy Jr” by by Sherman Alexie and Yuyi Morales.

November 26, 2016
“Penguin Problems” by  Jory John and Lane Smith

November 19, 2016
“A Mom for Umande” by Maria Faulconer and Susan Kathleen Hartung

November 12, 2016
“We Found A Hat” by Jon Klassen

November 5, 2016
“Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White” by Melissa Sweet

October 29, 2016
“Sheep Trick or Treat” by Nancy E. Shaw and Margot Apple

October 22 , 2016
“The Little Old Woman and The Hungry Cat” by nancy Polette and Frank Modell

October 15, 2016
“If I Had A Triceratops” by George O’Connor

October 8, 2016
“Dargon Is Terrible” by Kelly DiPucchio and Greg Pizzoli

October 1, 2016
“Darling, Mercy Dog of World War 1” by Alison Hart and Michael G. Montgomery

September 24, 2016
“Big Nate: In A Class by Himself” by Lincoln Peirce

September 17, 2016
“Are We There Yet?” by Dan Santat.

September 10, 2016
“Douglas, You Need Glasses” by Ged Adamson.

September 3, 2016
“Down By The Barn” by Will Hillenbrand.

August 27, 2016
“Monster & Son” by David LaRochelle and Joey Chou.

August 20, 2016
“Squid Kid The Magnificent” by Lynne Berry and Luke LaMarca.

August 13, 2016
“School’s First Day of School” by Adam Rex and Christian Robinson

August 6, 2016
“Good Night Like This” by Mary Murphy

July 23, 2016
“Elizabeth, Queen of The Seas” by Lynne Cox and Brian Floca

July 16, 2016
“Everyone” by Christopher Silas Neal

July 9, 2016
“The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Ban” by Jo Ellen Bogart and Sydney Smith

July 2, 2016
“Grant and Tillie Go Walking” by Monica Kulling and Sydney Smith

June 25, 2016
“The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits” by Douglas Florian and Sonia Sanchez.

June 18, 2016
“Ideas Are All Around” by Philip C. Stead

June 11, 2016
“Strongheart: The World’s First Movie Star Dog” by Emily Arnold McCully

June 4, 2016
“Simon’s New Bed” by Christian Trimmer and Melissa van der Paardt

May 21, 2016
“Spot, The Cat” by Henry Cole

May 14, 2016
“The Night Gardener” by Terry Fan and Eric Fan

May 7, 2016
“Find The Constellations” by H. A. Rey

Apr. 30, 2016
“I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild’s Pocket Book” by y Iona Opie, Peter Opie & Maurice Sendak.

Apr. 23, 2016
“Little Poems for Tiny Ears” by Lin Oliver & Tomie dePaola

Apr. 16, 2016
“It’s Raining Pigs & Noodles” by Jack Prelutsky and James Stevenson

Apr. 9, 2016
“Poetry for Young People: Carl Sandburg” Edited by Frances Schoonmaker Bolin, Illustrations by Steven Arcella

Apr. 2, 2016
“When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons” by Julie Fogliano and Julie Morstad

Mar. 26, 2016
“Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear” by Lindsay Mattick and Sophie Blackall

Mar. 19, 2016
“Bear and Bunny” by Daniel Pinkwater and Will Hillenbrand.

Mar. 12, 2016
“Your Alien” by Tammi Sauer and Goro Fujita.

Mar. 5, 2016
“The Mysterious Howling” from the “The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place” series by by Maryrose Wood and Jon Klassen.

Feb. 27, 2016
“Last Stop on Market Street” by Matt De La Pena and Christian Robinson.

Feb. 20, 2016
“Through My Eyes” by Ruby Bridges

Feb, 13, 2016
Wait” by Antoinette Portis

Feb. 6, 2016
“Big Bear, Little Chair” by Lizi Boyd

Jan. 30, 2016
“Lizard from The Park” by Mark Pett

Jan. 23, 2016
“The Fly” by Petr Horacek.

Jan, 16, 2016
“Where’s Walrus? and Penguin?” by Stephen Savage.

Jan. 9, 2016
“Thank You and Good Night” by Patrick McDonnell.

Jan. 2, 2016
“Toys Meet Snow” by Emily Jenkins and Paul O. Zelinsky.

Dec. 26, 2015
“Imaginary Fred” by Eoin Colfer and Oliver Jeffers.

Dec. 19, 2015
“An Early American Christmas” by Tomie dePaola.

Dec. 12, 2015
“Tough Guys Hae Feelings Too” by Keith Negley.

Dec. 5, 2015
“The Wolf-Birds” by Willow Dawson.

Nov. 21, 2015
“Happy Adoption Day” by John McCutcheon by Julie Paschkis.

Nov. 14, 2015
“Max The Great” by Ed Vere

Nov. 7, 2015
“Harriet The Spy” by Louise Fitzhugh

Oct. 31, 2015
“Mummy Cat” by Marcus Ewert and Lisa Brown

Oct. 24, 2015
“Science Verse” by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith

Oct. 17, 2015
“I’m Gonna Like Me” by Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell

Oct. 10,2015
“The World According To Humphery” by Betty G. Birney

Oct. 3, 2015
“Dewey Bob” by Judy Schahner

Sept. 26, 2015
“Waiting” by Kevin Henkes

Sept. 19, 2015
“Naked” by Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Sept. 12, 2015
Mammoths On The Move” by Liza Wheeler and Kurt Cyrus

Sept. 5, 2015
“The Day The Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

August 29, 2015
“Mouse Paint” by Ellen Stoll Walsh

August 22, 2105
Covered Wagons, Bumpy Trailsby Verla Kay and S. D. Schindler

August 15, 2015
“Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School” by Tony Johnston and Susannah Ryan.

August 1, 2015
“I’m My Own Dog” by David Ezra Stein.

July 25, 2015
“Flap Your Wings” by  P.D. Eastman

July 18, 2015
“John Coltrane’s Giant Steps” by Chris Raschka

July 11, 2015
“You Nest Here With Me” by Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple, Melissa Sweet

July 4, 2015
“This Book Ate My Dog” by Richard Byrne.

June 27, 2015

June 20, 2015

June 13, 2015
Petunia” by Roger Duvoisin.

June 6, 2015
“The Day The Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers.

May 30, 2015
“Time Of Wonder” by Robert McCloskey

May 23, 2015

May 16, 2015
“Rain Reign” the new book by Ann M. Martin

May 9, 2015
“Wolfie The Bunny” by Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora

May 2, 2015
“The Smallest Girl In The Smallest Grade” by Justin Roberts and Christian Robinson

April 25, 2015
“Gaston” by Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson

April 18, 2015
“It’s Only Stanley” by Jon Agee

April 11, 2015
“The Adventures of Beekle:The Unimaginary Friend” by Dan Santat

April 4, 2015
Jerry Pinkney’s adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling”

Mar. 28, 2015
“Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival” by Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery, and Jean Cassles.

Mar. 14, 2015
“Draw 50…” books by Lee J. Ames

Mar. 7, 2015
“Sylvester and The Magic Pebble” by William Steig

Feb. 28, 2015
“George and Martha Back In Town” by James Marshall

Feb. 21, 2015
“Zorro Gets an Outfit” by Carter Goodrich

Feb. 14, 2015
“The Knight and the Dragon” by Tomie dePaola

Feb.7, 2015
“Snowflake Bentley” by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Mary Azarian

Jan. 31, 2015
“Blizzard” by John Rocco

Jan. 24, 2015
“Winter Bees & Other Poems of The Cold” by Joyce Sidman and Rick Allen

Jan. 17, 2015
“My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” by Christine King Farris and Chris Soentpiet

Jan. 10, 2015
“The Year of Billy Miller” by Kevin Henkes.

Jan. 3, 2015
“The Farmer and The Clown” by Marla Frazee.

Dec. 27, 2014
“Harold and the Purple Crayon”by Crockett Johnson

Dec. 20, 2014
“Little House…” books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Dec. 13, 2014
“Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale” by Eric A. Kimmel and Matthew Trueman

Dec. 6, 2014
Chris Raschka’s “Thingy Thing” books

Nov. 29, 2014
“Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade” by Melissa Sweet

Nov. 22, 2014
“A Mother For Choco” by Keiko Kasza

Nov. 15, 2014
“Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads” by Bob Shea and Lane Smith

Nov. 8, 2014
“The Book With No Pictures” by B.J. Novak

Nov. 1, 2014
“Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All The Letters” by Oliver Jeffers

Oct. 25, 2014
Discussed Joke Books for Halloween.

Oct.18, 2014
“Parrots Over Puerto Rico” by Cindy Trumbore and Susan L. Roth

Oct.11, 2014
“Charlotte’s Web” by E. B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams

Sep. 27, 2014
“Count The Monkeys” by Mac Barnett and Kevin Cornel
September 20, 2014
“Barbed Wire Baseball” by Marissa Moss and Yuko Shimizu

September 13, 2014
“Nate The Great” book series by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Marc Simont

September 6, 2014
“Yoko” by Rosemary Wells

August 30 , 2014
“Second Grade Rules, Amber Brown” by by Paula Danziger and Tony Ross

August 23, 2014
“Hello, Red Fox” by Eric Carle.

August 16, 2014
“Corduroy” by Don Freeman

August 9, 2014

August 2, 2014
“Hands & Hearts” by Donna Jo Napoli and Amy Bates

July 26, 2014
“The Lion and The Bird” by Marianne Dubuc

July 19, 2014
“A Boy and a Jaguar” by Alan Rabinowitz and Catia Chien

July 12, 2014
“Beast Feast” by Douglas Florian

July 5, 2014
“The Gardener” by Sarah Stewart ansd David Small

June 28, 2014
“Toilet: How It Works” by  David Macaulay and Sheila Keenan

June 21, 2014
“Where’s Walrus” by Stephen Savage

June 14, 2014
“Mitchell Goes Bowling” by Hallie Durand and Tony Fucile.

June 7, 2014
“Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

May 31, 2014
“Little Pig Figwort Can’t Get To Sleep” by Hentietta Branford and Claudio Munuz.

May 24,2014
“Kitten’s First Full Moon” by Kevin Henkes

May 17,2014
“How Rocket Learned To Read” by Tad Hills.

May 10, 2014
“Papa Gatto: An Italian Fairy Tale” by Ruth Sanderson

May 3, 2014
“Brother Hugo and The Bear” by Katy Beebe and S. D. Schindler

April 26, 2014
“Scuppers The Sailor Dog” by Margaret Wise Brown and Garth Williams.

April 19, 2014
“Jeremy Draws a Monster” by Peter McCarty

April 12, 2014
“The First Drawing” by Mordicai Gerstein and “Painters of The Caves’ by Patricia Lauber.

April 5, 2014
“Buddy and The Bunnies in Don’t Play With Your Food!” by Bob Shea

March 29, 2014
“Penguin in Peril” by Helen Hancocks

March 22, 2014
“The Tiger-Skin Rug” by Gerald Rose

March 15, 2014
“Have You Heard The Nesting Bird?” by Rita Gray and Kenard Pak

March 8, 2014
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures” by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell

March 1, 2014
“This Little Chick” by John Lawrence

February 22, 2014
“The Talking Eggs” by Robert D. San Souci and Jerry Pinkney

February 15, 2014
“The Wolves Are Back” by Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor.

February 8, 2014
“National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins, And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes.”

February 1, 2014
“A Garden For Groundhog” by Loran Balian

January 25, 2014
“Come Back, Moon’ by David Kherdian and Nonny Hogrogian.

January 18, 2014
“One Special Day: A Story For Big Brothers and Sisters” by Lola M. Schaefer and Jessica Meserve

January 11, 2014
“Bear Snores On” by Karma Wilson

January 4, 2014
‘Frog Trouble” by Sandra Boynton

December 28, 2013
“Parts” by Tedd Arnold

December 21, 2013
“Favor Johnson: A Christmas Story” by Willem Lange and Bert Dodson

December 14, 2013
“Tea Rex” by Molly Idle

December 7, 2013
“How To Get A Gorilla Out of Your Bathtub” by John Hall and Stephan Gilpin

November 30, 2013
“Oh” by Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek

November 23, 2013
“Jin Woo” by Eve Bunting and Chris Soentpiet

November 16, 2013
“Can We Save The Tiger?” by Martin Jenkins and Vicky White

November 9, 2013
“The Grouchy Ladybug” by Eric Carle

November 2, 2013
“Out On The Prairie” by Donna M. Bateman and Susan Swan

October 26, 2013
“Frankenstein Makes A Sandwich” by Adam Rex

October 19, 2013
“Ferdinand Foxs First Summer” by Mary Holland

October 12, 2013
“Mr. Wufflies” by David Wiesner

October 5, 2013
“Mr. Tiger Goes Wild” by Peter Brown

September 28, 2013
“Move!” by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

September 21, 2013

September 14, 2013

September 7, 2013
“How To Babysit A Grandpa” by Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish

August 31, 2013
“Cecil The Pet Glacier” by Matthea Harvey and Giselle Potter

August 24, 2013
“Little Rabbit Goes To School” by Harry Horse

August 17, 2103
“The Day The Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

August 10, 2013
“Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton” by Meghan McCarthy.

August 3, 2013
“I’m Bored” by Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ohi

July 27, 2013
“What was I Scared Of?” by Dr. Suess

July 20, 2013
“The Quiet Place” by Sarah Stewart and David Small

July 13, 2013
“Home For A Bunny” by Margaret Wise Brown and Garth Williams

July 6, 2013
“Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great” by Bob Shea

June 29, 2013
“Table Manners” by Vladimir Radunskyand Chris Raschka

June 22, 2013
“Houndsley and Catina” by James Howe and Marie Louise-Gay

June 15, 2013
“Time Of Wonder” by Robert McCloskey

June 8, 2013
“The Center of Everything” by Linda Urban

June 1, 2013
“Steam Train Dream Train” by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld.

May 25, 2013
“That is Not A Good Idea” by Mo Willems

May 18, 2013
“Oh No, George” by Chris Haughten

May 11, 2013
“The Dark” by Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen

April 27, 2013
“Little Critter” books by Mercer Mayer

April 20, 2013
“And Then It’s Spring” by Julie Fogliano and Erin E. Stead

April 13, 2013
” A Little Book of Sloth” by Lucy Cooke

April 6, 2013
“Charley’s First Night” by Amy Hest and Helen Oxenbury

March 30, 2013
“Okay For Now” by Gary D. Schmidt.

March 23, 2013
“Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children” by Jan Pinborough and Debby Atwell

March 16, 2013
“Little Hoot” by by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace

March 9, 2013
“Inkheart” by Cornelia Funke

March 2, 2013
“My First Day” by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

February 23, 2013
“Shiloh” by Phyllis Reynolds Taylor

February 16, 2013
“Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs” by Mo Willems

February 9, 2013
‘A City Through Time” by DK Publishing , illustrated by Steve Noon

February 2, 2013
“Lost in The Woods” by Carl R. Sams and Jean Stoick

January 26, 2013
“Iron Hearted Violet” by Kelly Barnhill

January 19, 2013
“The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Emma Thompson and  Eleanor Taylor

January 12, 2013
“Madeline’s Rescue” by Ludwig Bemelmans

January 5, 2013
“The Boxcar Children” by Gertrude Chandler Warner

December 29, 2012
“The Giver” by Lois Lowry.

December 22, 2012
“Abe Lincoln’s Dream” by Lane Smith.

December 15, 2012
“This Moose Belongs To Me” by Oliver Jeffers

December 8, 2012
“The Journey That Saved Curious George” by Louise Borden

November 24, 2012
“The Little House” by Virginia Lee Burton

November 17, 2012
“I’m Adopted” by  Shelly Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly

November 10, 2012
“The Egyptian Cinderella” by Shirley Climo and Ruth Heller

November 3, 2012
“Harriet The Spy” by  Louise Fitzhugh

October 27, 2012
“The Haunted Hamburger and other Ghostly Stories” by David LaRochelle and Paul Meisel

October 20, 2012
Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White and Garth Williams

October 13, 2012
“The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making” by Catherynne M. Valente

October 6, 2012
“Seed By Seed: The Legend and Legacy of John “Appleseed” Chapman” by Esme Raji Codell and Lynne Rae Perkins

September 29, 2012
“P.S. Longer Letter Later” by  Paula Danzinger and Ann M. Martin

September 22, 2012
“Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin, Kr. and Eric Carle

September 15, 2012
“Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie

September 8, 2012
“Press Here” by Herve Tullet

September 1, 2012
“The River Between Us” by Richard Peck

August 25, 2012
“The Story of Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson

August 18, 2012
“Back To School for Rotten Ralph” by Jack Gantos and Nichol Rubel

August 11, 2012
“Choose You On Adventure Books” by  R.A. Montgomery

August 4, 2012
“Danny and The Dinosaur” by Syd Hoff

July 28, 2012
“Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale” by Verna Aardema and Beatriz Vida

July 21, 2012
“Island of The Blue Dolphins” by  Scott O’Dell

July 14, 2012
“Me Want Pet!” by Tammi Sauer and Bob Shea

July 7, 2012
“Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast” by Robin McKinley

June 30, 2012
“Guess Again” by Mac Barnett and Adam Rex

June 23, 2012
the books of Jean Craighead George

June 16, 2012
“Blackout” by John Rocco

June 9, 2012
“One More Sheep” by Mij Kelly and Russell Ayto

June 2, 2012
“Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson” by Sharon Robinson and Kadir Nelson

May 26, 2012
“Amber Brown Goes Fourth” by Paula Danziger

May 19, 2012
“The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man” by Michael Chabonon and Jake Parker

May 12, 2012
“The Bat-Poet”, “Animal Family” and other books illustrated by the late Maurice Sendak

May 5, 2012
“The Prince of the Pond: Otherwise Known as De Fawg Pin” by Donna Jo Napoli and Judy Schachner

April 28, 2012
“Dirty Joe, The Pirate: A True Story” by Bill Harley and Jack E. Davis

April 21, 2012
“Your Moon, My Moon: A Grandmother’s Words to a Faraway Child” by Patrcia Mclachan and Bryon Collier

April 14, 2012
“The Clockwork Three” by Matthew J. Kirby

April 7, 2012
The Legacy of “Peanuts” comic strips by Charles M. Schulz

March 31, 2012
“Saint George And The Dragon” by Margaret Hodges and Trina Schart Hyman

March 24, 2012
“The Borrowers” by Mary Norton

March 17, 2012
“Big Plans” by Bob Shea and Lane Smith

March 10, 2012
“The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales” compiled by Chris Van Allsburg

March 3, 2012
“Captains of The City Streets” by Esther Averill

February 25, 2012
“Homeless Bird” by Gloria Whelan

February 18, 2012
“George Washington’s Birthday” by Margarert McNamara and Barry Blitt

February 11, 2012
“Grandpa Green” by Lane Smith

February 4, 2012
“What Do People Do All Day?” by Richard Scarry

January 28, 2012
“Julie of the Wolves” by Jean Craighead George

January 14, 2012
“4: Fantastic Novels” by Daniel Pinkwater

January 7, 2012
“Katy and The Big Snow” by Virginia Lee Burton

December 31, 2011
‘Wonderstruck” by Brian Selznick

December 24, 2011
Aesop’s Fables illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

December 17, 2011
“Wildwood” by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis

December 10, 2011
“The Big Snow” by Berta and Elmer Hader

December 3, 2011
“I’m Not” by Pam Smallcomb and Robert Weinstock

November 26, 2011
“Dead End In Norvelt” by Jack Gantos

November 19, 2011
“Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born” by Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell

November 12, 2011
“The Adventures of Captain Underpants” by Dav Pilkey

November 5, 2011
“Fly Guy!” series by  Tedd Arnold

October 29, 2011
“Abiyoyo”  by Pete Seeger and Michael Hayes

October 22, 2011
“Everything On It” by Shel Silverstein

October 15, 2011
“Ribsy” by Beverly Cleary

October 7, 2011
“The Cam Jansen Mysteries” by David A Adler

October 1, 2011
“Bad Kitty” by Nick Bruel

September 24, 2011
“M is For Magic” by Neil Gamain

September 17, 2011
“Miss Nelson is Missing” by Harry Allard and James Marshall

September 10, 2011
“Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein

September 3, 2011
“Built To Last” by David Macaulay

August 27, 2011
“SkippyJonJones” by Judy Schachner

August 20, 2011
“Wrinkle In Time” by Madeleine L’Engle

August 13, 2011
“Withering Tights” by Louise Rennison

August 6, 2011
“What Do You Do, Dear?” by Sesyle Joslin

July 30, 2011
“Bud, Not Buddy” by Christopher Paul Curtis

July 23, 2011
“Make Way For Ducklings” by Robert McCloskey

July 16, 2011
“The Book Of Three” by Lloyd Alexander

July 9, 2011
“Where’s Walrus” by Stephen Savage

July 2, 2011
“The Lost Hero” by Rick Riordan

June 23, 2011
“Tell Me The Day Backwards” by Albert Lamb and David McPhail

June 18, 2011
“Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen

June 11, 2011
“Frog and Toad” books by Arnold Lobel

June 4, 2011
“Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen

May 28, 2011
“George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends” by James Marshall

May 21, 2011
Usborne Touchy Feely Book Series

May 14, 2011
“Minerva Louise” by Janet Morgan Stoeke

May 7, 2011
“The Ramsay Scallop” by Frances Temple

April 30 ,2011
Randolf Caldecott’s Picture Books

April 23, 2011
“Underground” by Shane W. Evans

April 16, 2011
“Geronimo Stilton” book series

April 9, 2011
“Dinosaurs:  Life-Size” by Darren Naish

April 2, 2011
“Matilda” by Roald Dahl

March 26, 2011
“One Thousand Tracings: Healing The Wounds of World War II” by Lita Judge

March 19, 2011
“Chicky Chicky Chook Chook” by Cathy MacLennan

March 12 , 2011
“Toys Go Out: Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic” by Emily Jenkins and Paul Zelinsky

March 5, 2011
“Countdown” by Deborah Wiles

February 26, 2011
“A Sick Day For Amos McGee” by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead

February 19, 2011
“Stargirl” by Jerry Spinelli

February 12, 2011
“If You Give A Pig A Pancake” by Laura Numeroff & Felicia Bond

February 5, 2011
“Shadow” and “Wave” by Suzy Lee

January 29, 2011
“The Adventures of Nanny Piggins” by R.A. Spratt and Dan Santat

January 22, 2011
“Tales of A Fourth Grade Nothing” by Judy Blume

January 15, 2011
“Where The Sidewalk Ends” ‘A Light in The Attic” and other poems and stories by Shel Silverstein

January 8, 2011
“Bunnicula” by Deborah and James Howe

January 1, 2011
“Peter’s Chair” by Ezra Jack Keats

December 25, 2010
A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas

December 18, 2010
“The Snow Day” by Komako Sakai

December 11, 2010
“House Of Dolls” by Francesca Lia Block and Barbara McClintock

December 4, 2010
“Billy and Blaze” books by C.W. Anderson

November 27, 2010
“The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs” by Betty G. Birney and Matt Phelan

November 20, 2010
” I Love You Like Crazy Cakes” by Rose Lewis and Jane Dyer

November 13, 2010
“Alchemy and Meggy Swann” by Karen Cushman

November 6, 2010
“The Little House” by Virginia Lee Burton

October 30,2010
“Some Things Are Scary” by Florence Parry Heide & Jules Feiffer

October 23 , 2010
“Monsters Eat Whiny Children” by Bruce Eric Kaplan

October 17, 2010
“Sammy Keyes and the Curse of Moustache Mary” by Wendelin Van Draanen

October 10, 2010
“Down Cut Shin Creek: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky” by Kathi Appelt & Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer
and “That Book Woman” by Heather Henson & David Small

October 2, 2010
Lulu and The Brontosaurus” by Judith Viorst and Lane Smith

September 25, 2010
“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick

September 18, 2010
“I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President” by Josh Lieb

September 11, 2010
“The Salamander Room” by Anne Mazer

September 4, 2010
“The Egypt Game” by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

August 28, 2010
“Big Wolf and Little Wolf” by Nadine Brun-Cosme & Olivier Tallec

August 21, 2010
“From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler” by E. L. Konigsburg

August 14, 2010
“Pitschi” by Hans Fisher

August 7, 2010
“Montmorency; Thief, Liar, Gentleman?” by Eleanor Updale

July 31, 2010
“The Westing Game” by Ellen Raskin

July 24, 2010
discussed the life and books of Beatrix Potter

July 17, 2010
“Joey Pigza Swallowed The Key” by Jack Gantos

July 10, 2010
“Who Loves The Little Lamb” by Lezlie Evans and David McPhail

July 3, 2010
“War Horse” by  Michael Morpurgo

June  26, 2010
“First The Egg” by by Laura Vaccaro Seegero

June 19, 2010
“Crispin” books by Avi

June 12, 2010
“Please Take Me For A Walk” by Susan Gal

June 5, 2010
“Mrs. Frisby and The Rats of NIMH” by Robert C. O’Brien

May 29, 2010
“The Book That Eats People” by John Perry & Mark Fearing

May 22, 2010
“Dear Dumb Diary” books by Jim Benton

May 15, 2010
“Little Hoot” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen

May 8, 2010
“Each Little Bird That Sings” by Deborah Wiles

May 1, 2010
“Dogzilla” and “Kat Kong”written by Dav Pilkey

April 24, 2010
“June 29, 1999” by David Wiesner

April 17, 2010
“Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village” by Laura Amy Schlit

April 10, 2010
“Tough Boris” by Mem Fox

April 3, 2010
“Frindle” by Andrew Clements and Brian Sleznick

March 27, 2010
“The Crow-Girl” by Bodil Bredsdorffon

March 20, 2010
“Princess Pig” by Eileen Spinelli and Tim Bower

March 13, 2010
“The Lady Grace Mysteries” by Lady Grace Cavendish

March 6, 2010
“Togo” by Robert J. Blake

February 27, 2010
“The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963” by Christopher Paul Curtis

February 20, 2010
“Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable  Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal” by Tyrone Geter

February 13, 2010
“Gabriel’s Journey (Racing to Freedom)” by Alison Hart

February 6, 2010
Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo?” by Stella Blackstone and Clare Beaton

January 30, 2010
The Star of Kazan” by Eva Ibbotson

January 23, 2010
Mighty Jackie: The Strike-Out Queen” by Marissa Moss and C.F.Payne

January 16, 2010
“The Leanin’ Dog” by K.A. Nuzum

January 9, 2010
“Catwings” by Ursula K. Le Guin and S. D. Schindler

January 2, 2010
“The Three Questions” by Jon J. Muth

December 26, 2009
“Buffalo Music” by Tracey Fern and Lauren Castillo

December 19, 2009
“Under The Snow” by Melissa Stewart

December 12, 2009
“The Fantastic Mr. Fox” by Roald Dahl

December 5, 2009
“Diary of A Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney

November 28,2009
“Bloody Jack” by L.A. Meyer

November 21, 2009
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message” by Chief Jake Swamp

November 14, 2009
“Holes” by Louis Sachar

November 7, 2009
“Diary of a Spider” by Doreen Cronin

October 31, 2009
“Scarlet Angelina-Wolverton-Manning” by Jacqueline K. Ogburn, Brian Ajhar

October 24, 2009
“Big Rabbit’s Bad Mood” by Ramona Badescu

October 17, 2009
“The Underlander Series” by Suzzanne Collins

October 10,2009

October 3, 2009
“Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep: A Yarn About Wool” by by Teri Sloat and Nadine Bernard Westcott

September 26, 2009
“One Million Things: A Visual Encyclopedia ” by DK Publishing

September 19, 2009
“Warriors” series by Erin Hunter

September 12, 2009
“Grandparents Song” by Sheila Hamanaka

September 5, 2009
“The Squire’s Tales” by Gerold Morris

August 29, 2009
” The Magic Treehouse” books by Mary Pope Osborne

August 22, 2009
“Magic Treehouse” books by Mary Pope Osborne

August 15, 2009
“A Coyote’s In The House” by Elmore Leonard

August 8, 2009
“Stowaway” by Karen Hesse

August 1, 2009
“The Three Robbers”  byTomi Ungerer

July 25,  2009
“Stellaluna” by Janell Cannon

July 18, 2009
“The Witches” by Roald Dahl

July 11, 2009
“Good Little Bad Little Pig” by Marget Wise Brown

July 4, 2009
“Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos” by Robert Lawson

June 27, 2009
“Clarence Cochran, A Human Boy” by  William Loizeaux

June 20, 2009
“The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate” by Jacqueline Kelly

June 13, 2009
“I’m The Biggest Thing In The Ocean” by Kevin Sherry

June 6, 2009
“Naked MoleRat Letters” by Mary Amato

May 30, 2009
“Bats at The Beach” and “Bats at The Library” by Brian Lies

May 23, 2009

May 16, 2009
“Dinosaur vs. Bedtime” by Bob Shea

May 9, 2009
“The Last Olympian” & Percy Jackson Series by Rick Riordon

May 2, 2009
“How The Hangman List His Heart” by K.M. Grant

April 25, 2009
“Playing WIth Matches” by Brian Katcher

April 18, 2009
“The Lorax” by Dr. Suess

April 11,2009
“The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate Dicamillo

April 4, 2009
“Out of The Dust” by Karen Hesse

March 28, 2009
“Library Lion” by by Michelle Knudsen

March 21, 2009
“Olivia” books by Ian Falconer

March 14, 2009
“Ramona” books by Beverly Clearly

March 7, 2009
“The House In The Night” by Susan Marie Swanson & Beth Krommes

February 28, 2009
“Saving Sweetness” by Diane Stanley

February 21, 2009
“No, David” by David Shannon

February 14, 2009
“Whittington” by Alan Armstrong

February 07, 2009
“The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman

January 31, 2009
Jonathan Stroud’s “Heroes of The Valley” and local book signing

January 24, 2009
“The Moorchild” by Eloise McGraw

January 17, 2009
discussed books written by and book signing by Mo Willems

January 10, 2009
“I’d Really Like To Eat A Child” by Sylviane Donnio

January 3, 2009
“Sarah Plain and Tall” by Patricia McLachlan

December 27, 2008
“A Boy and His Bunny” by Sean Bryan

December 20, 2008
” The Midwife’s Apprentice” by Karen Cushman

December 13, 2008
Officer Buckle and Gloria” by Peggy Rathmann

December 6, 2008
“Julius Baby Of The World” by Kevin Henkes

November 29, 2008
“Hank The Cowdog” books by John Erickson

November 22, 2008
The Little House Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

November 15, 2008

discussed The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud

November 8, 2008
discussed Ms. Kathleen’s trip to establish a new library in Guatamala

November 1, 2008
discussed Lemony Snicket book signing at St. Louis County Library Daniel Boone Branch Nov, 8, 2008

October 25, 2008
“Teeny Tiny Woman” European Folk Tale

October 18, 2008
“Coroline” by Neil Gaiman

October 11, 2008
“Time Warp Trio” books by Jon Scieszka
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October 4, 2008
“Hondo and Fabian” books by Peter McCarty

September 27, 2008
“Bing” The Bunny Books by Ted Dewan

September 20, 2008
“Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888”
(Caldecott Honor Book) by Ernest L. Thayer (Author), Christopher Bing (Illustrator)

September 13, 2008
“Dear Levi” by Elvira Woodruff

September 6, 2008
“The Edge Chronicles” and the new “Barnaby Grimes” Books by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

August 30, 2008
“How Do Dinosaurs…” books by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague

August 23, 2008
“Scaredy Squirrel” books by Melanie Watt

August 16, 2008
Jenny Linsky & The Cat Club books by Esther Averill