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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 

 

December: Science Fiction

      

   Star Wars: Jedi Academy series by Jeffrey Brown

   Book of Ember series by Janine DuPrau

   The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart

   Frank Einstein series by Jon Scieszka

   The House of Robots series by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein 

   The Shadow Children series by Margaret Peterson Haddix

   The Wild Robot series by Peter Brown

   Jack and the Geniuses  series by Bill Nye 

   Wrinkle in Time by  Madeline L'Engle

   Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

   Pi in the Sky  by Wendy Mass 

   Science Fair by Dave Barry

   Sky Jumpers by Peggy Eddleman

   The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex

 

Author/ Illustrator of the Month

December

 

 Peter Reynolds (picture books)

   The Dot  (Author and Illustrator)

    Ish  (Author and Illustrator)

    Sky Color  (Author and Illustrator)

    So Few of Me  (Author and Illustrator)

    Happy Dreamer  (Author and Illustrator)

    Going Places  (Author and Illustrator)

    I Am Yoga (Illustrator)

   I Am Peace (Illustrator)

   The Water Princess (Illustrator)

   

 Kate DiCamillo (Chapter books) 

   Because of Winn-Dixie

   The Magician's Elephant

   Flora and Ulysses 

   The Tale of Desperaux

   The Incredible Journey of Edward Tulane

   Raymie Nightingale

   The Tiger Rising 

   Louisiana's Way Home