14 Books I Loved (But Didn’t Review) in 2015
Well this will be easy. There’s a whole bunch of books that, for a variety of reasons (most relating to sleep and food), I didn’t talk about on this blog. Again I will state my annual pledge: I’ll try to do better next year.
What follows are some of the 2015 books that I read and loved, but didn’t share with you.
Waddle! Waddle! by James Proimos | Scholastic | Grades PreK-1
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast by Josh Funk, illustrated by Brendan Kearney | Grades K-3
The Song of Delphine by Kenneth Kraegel | Candlewick Press | Grades K-2
Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago, illustrated by Rafael Yockteng | Groundwood Books | Grades K-3
See You Next Year by Andrew Larsen; illustrated by Todd Stewart | Owlkid Books | Grades K-3
Written and Drawn by Henrietta by Liniers | TOON Books | Grades K-2
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick
Leaf by Daishu Ma | Fantagraphics | Grades 5 and Up
A Year Without Mom by Dasha Tolstikova | Groundwood Books | Grades 5-9
Middle Grade Fiction/YA
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt | Clarion | Grades 6 and Up
Koala Hospital by Suzi Eszterhas | Owlkids Books | Grades 2-5
Growing Up Pedro by Matt Tavares | Candlewick Press | Grades 3-7
Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness | Workman | Grades 4-7
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Grades 6 and Up
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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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