Read Me

“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 

 

 May: Tales (tall, folk, fairy), Legends, Myths

      

   Mythology

      Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan

      Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan

      Kane Chronicle series by Rick Riordan

      Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan

      Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan

      Pandava series by Roshani Chokshi

      Goddess Girls series by Joan Holub

      Beasts of Olympus series by Lucy Coates

        

 Fairy Tales

     Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer

     A Tale Dark and Grimm series by Adam Gidwitz

     The Sisters Grimm series by Michael Buckley

     Whatever After ... series by Sarah Mlynowski

     Twice Upon a Time series by Wendy Mass 

     The Grimm Legacy series by Polly Shulman

     Ever Afters series by Shelby Bach

    

 

Author/ Illustrator of the Month

May

 Steven Kellogg (picture books)

   Jack and the Beanstalk

   Mike Fink: A Tall Tale

   The Three Little Pigs

   Paul Bunyan

   Pecos Bill: A Tall Tale

   Johnny Appleseed

   Chicken Little 

   Library Lil

   Pinkerton series

 Judy Blume (Chapter books) 

   Fudge series

   Freckle Juice

   Blubber