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“So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” — Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Genre of the Month 

 

November: Fantasy

      The Sisters Grimm series by Michael Buckley

       Magisterium series by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

       Keeper of the Lost Cities series by Shannon Messenger

       Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

       Warrior series by Erin Hunter

       Savvy trilogy by Ingrid Law

       Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer

       The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi

       The Inkheart trilogy by Cornelia Funke

       The Ever Afters series by Shelby Bach

       Fairyland series by Catherynne M. Valente

       Five Kingdoms by Brandon Mull

       How to Train a Dragon series by Cressida Cowell

       The Hero's Guide series by Christopher Healy 

       The Last Dragon Chronicles series by Chris d'Lacey 

       The Menagerie series by Tui T. Sutherland

       Pendragon series by D.J. McHale

       Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flanagan   

       School of Good and Evil series by Soman Chainani 

       Secret series by Pseudonymous Bosch

Author of the Month

November

 

 Kevin Henkes (picture books)

      Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

      Lilly's Big Day

      Chester's Way

      Owen

      Chrysanthemum

      Julius, The Baby of World 

      A Weekend with Wendell

      Jessica

      Sheila Rae, The Brave

      A Good Day

      Kitten's First Full Moon

      Birds

      The Biggest Boy

      Grandpa and Bo

      Penny and Her Song 

      Penny and Her Marble

      

 Andrew Clements (Chapter books) 

       Frindle

     The School Store

     Lost and Found

     Extra Credit

     The Report Card

     Troublemaker

     No Talking

     Room One

     Lunch Money

     The Landry News

     About Average

     The Last Holiday Concert