Totally For Toddlers
The Crayon: A Colorful Tale of Friendship by Simon Rickerty
Red and Blue have new red and blue crayons. What fun! Until…oops! It’s broken! Now what will happen to Red and Blue and their friendship when Red’s crayon breaks and Blue walks away with Purple? You must read on to see what true friendship looks like. For friends of all ages.
Your Young Reader
Weasels by Elys Dolan
Even though emerging readers are anxious for “chapter books,” there are plenty of clever picture books that speak to the early elementary age. They demand an inquisitive mind, patience, and a reader who can infer. The dastardly weasels are on a quest for world domination. Clues abound in the illustrations about the possible outcome of their quest.
Excellent for Early Elementary
New Kid by Tim Green
For sports fans and adventure story fans, Tim Green delivers another funny, fast-paced story that will appeal to both boys and girls. Reluctant readers love his books. This latest is the story of the new kid in town, Tommy, who wants to reinvent himself. He makes the baseball team, but there is trouble ahead.
Terrific For Tweens
EverAfter High: The Storybook of Legends by Shannon Hale
At EverAfter High, the children of fairytale characters prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Cinderellas, Prince Charmings and Little Red Riding Hoods. Each year, the students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their fate. But this year, Raven Queen, the daughter of the Evil Queen from Snow White, is not sure she wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps. What if she wants to determine her own destiny? An entertaining twist on fairy tales.
Get Your Reading On — Reading Recommendations for September