October 2011

Our picks for October 2011...

How Do You Hug a Porcupine? Cover Image
By Laurie Isop, Gwen Millward (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781442412910
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 26th, 2011

Every animal needs to be hugged in a different sort of way, as you’ll learn in this charming picture book from debut author Isop. Ostriches are a little bit tickly, and to hug a cow you just put your arms around her neck. But the dilemma the children in this book face again and again: just how do
you hug a porcupine? That answer might be much simpler than you think!

ZooZical Cover Image
By Judy Sierra, Marc Brown (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375868474
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 9th, 2011

In the middle of winter all the animals at the zoo had the blues. But the baby hippo and baby kangaroo started dancing and the dancing turned to singing which led to costumes and lights and scenery! From author Judy Sierra and illustrator Marc Brown, comes a musical you will not want to miss – a Zoozical!

Wonderstruck Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545027892
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 13th, 2011

Selznick won the Caldecott medal in 2008 for his fabulous illustrated novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret and this month he’s brought us a new classic in Wonderstruck. From the wolves of Minnesota to the museums in New York, Selznick’s touching story is told through timeless prose and breathtaking illustrations.

The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061974557
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Published: HarperCollins - August 23rd, 2011

The action packed sequel to the bestselling I am Number Four finds John Smith (Number Four) on the run with Sam and Number Six. They are trying to stay away from not only the government but also the Mogadorians who have John next on their list to kill. Meanwhile, Number Seven, Marina, is hiding in a convent in Spain, waiting for news of the others, watching for enemies.