January 2011

Our picks for January 2011...

Colors from Nature Cover Image
By PlayBac
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ISBN: 9781602141285
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Play Bac - October 26th, 2010

Here's a book with a super simple, but engaging design that will introduce your little one to the concept of color. Also be sure to check out Numbers From Nature!

Up and Down Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399255458
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Philomel Books - December 2nd, 2010

From the author/illustrator of Lost and Found comes another touching story about the friendship between Boy and Penguin. Penguin is interested in learning to fly- he has wings after all, and, of course, the boy will be there to help him. The two become separated, and Penguin soon finds out that maybe there's a reason his wings don't work very well.

Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780061929571
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 28th, 2010

Fans won't want to miss this third and final installment in Mo Willems' beloved picture book series. In Knuffle Bunny Free, Trixie and her family are off to visit her grandparents in Holland, but somehow Knuffle Bunny winds up in China! Surely, they must reunite, but we think you'll be surprised how this one ends.

The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic Cover Image
By Jennifer Trafton, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780803733756
Availability: Special Order
Published: Dial - December 2nd, 2010

This is a whimsical tale about a young girl with a very big imagination. Persimmony, who craves adventure and excitement, has recently discovered that Mount Majestic, the mountain in the middle of the dull Island at the Center of Everything, is not really a mountain, but rather the belly of a sleeping giant who must not be woken! Her task: to convice the island inhabitants of this truth.

Fixing Delilah Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316052092
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 1st, 2010

Delilah's life used to be perfect, but things seemed to have fallen apart. Her grades are dropping, her boyfriend isn't much of one and eight years ago a fight tore her family apart. Now, things appear to be on the up and up. New friendships and unexpected romance are helping her keep it together, but ultimately force her to deal with her family's issues head on.