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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 


February: Realistic Fiction


   Rain Reign by Ann Martin

   One for the Murphy's by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

   Fish in the Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt 

   Counting by 7s by Holly Sloan

   Short by Holly Sloan

   The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

   Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

   This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh

   Out of Mind by Sharon Draper 

   Rules by Cynthia Lord

   Wonder by R.J. Palacio

   Slider by Pete Hautman

   The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern 

   Exact Location of Home by Kate Messner

   The Notations of Cooper Cameron by Jane O'Reilly

Author/ Illustrator of the Month


 Jan Brett (picture books)

   The Umbrella

   The Mitten

   The Hat

   The Three Snow Bears

   Hedgie's Surprise

   Goldilocks and the Three Bears

   Gingerbread Baby

   Gingerbread Friends

   Daisy Come's Home

   Armadillo Rodeo

   Berlioz the Bear

 Christopher Paul Curtis (Chapter books) 

   Bud, Not Buddy

   Bucking the Sarge

   Elijah of Buxton 

   The Mighty Miss Malone

   Watson's Go to Birmingham

   Mr. Chickee's Funny Money