Children's Literature Bookshelf

Title Publish Date
Review: "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" Nov 22 2017
“Revolution is Not a Dinner Party” by Ying Chang Compestine. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2007, 249 pages, grades 5-7. Nov 17 2017
“When Daddy Prays,” by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Tim Ladwig. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Grand Rapids, Mich., 2002, 32 pages, K-3. Nov 10 2017
“Miss Nelson is Missing,” by Harry Allard, illustrated by James Marshall. Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1977, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Nov 03 2017
“The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk,” by Jan Thornhill. Groundwood Books, Toronto, 2016, 44 pages, Grades 2-4. Oct 27 2017
“Gaston” by Kelly Dipucchio, illustrated by Christian Robinson. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 2014, 32 pages, grades K-2. Oct 20 2017
“The Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark,” by Mary Pope Osborne. Random House, New York, 1992, 66 pages, Grades 3-4. Oct 13 2017
“A Night Divided,” by Jennifer A. Nielsen. Scholastic Press, New York, 2015, 317 pages, Grades 5-7. Oct 06 2017
“Terror at Bottle Creek,” by Watt Key. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 2016, 213 pages, Grades 5-7. Sep 29 2017
“Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor Story” by Caren Stelson Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, 2016, 144 pages, Grades 5-7. Sep 22 2017
“The Farewell Address” by George Washington. Widely available in books and on the Internet. 1793, 12 pages, Grades 9 and higher. Sep 15 2017
“A Poem for Peter,” by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrations by Lou Rancher and Steve Johnson Viking Press, New York, 2016, 52 pages, Grades 3-5. Sep 08 2017
“Rescuing the Children: The Story of the Kindertransport,” by Deborah Hodge. Tundra Books, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 2012, 60 pages, Grades 4-6. Sep 01 2017
“Dogs on Duty” by Dorothy Patent. Walker and Company, New York, 2012, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Aug 18 2017
“Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History,” by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Harper Collins Publishing, 2017, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Aug 04 2017
“Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas” by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Sucie Stevenson. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 40 pages, Grades 2-3. Jul 21 2017
“The Two Towers: Part Two of the Lord of the Rings” Jul 07 2017
“Joan of Arc: Heroine of France” by Ann Trompert, illustrated by Michael Garland. Boyds Mills Presss, Honesdale, Penn., 2003, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Jun 23 2017
“The World’s Greatest Detective,” by Caroline Carlson. HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 2017, 351 pages, Grades 3-5. Jun 10 2017
“The Hindenburg: The Fiery Crash of a German Airship” by Kathleen W. Deady Capstone High-Interest Books, Mankato, Minnesota, 2003, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. May 26 2017
“Brontorina,” by James Howe, illustrated by Randy Cecil Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass., 2010, 32 pages, Grades K-2. May 12 2017
“The Song of Delphine,” by Kenneth Kraegel. Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass, 2015, 32 pages, Grades K-2. May 05 2017
“Steamboat School” by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Ron Husband. Disney Publishers, New York, 2016, 32 pages, Grades 2-3. Apr 28 2017
"Who’s on First?" by Abbott and Costello, illustrated by John Martz. Quirk Books, Philadelphia, 2013, 32 pages, Grades 3 and older. Apr 21 2017
“Easter: The King James Version with Pictures,” by Jan Pienkowski Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1989, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Apr 14 2017
“Goodnight Baseball,” by Michael Dahl, illustrated by Christina Forshay. Picture Window Books, North Mankato, Minn., 2013, 32 pages, Grades preschool - 1. Apr 07 2017
“Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II” by Albert Marrin. Alfred A. Knopp, New York, 2016, 246 pages, Grades 8 and higher. Mar 31 2017
“Drawing from Memory” by Allen Say. Scholastic Press, New York, 2011, 63 pages, Grades 5-7. Mar 24 2017
“Fatima in Lucia’s Own Words,” by Father Louis Kondor Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary, 18th Edition, 2016, 239 pages, Grades 9 and higher. ISBN: 978-972-8524-203 Mar 17 2017
“Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille,” by Jen Bryant, illustrations by Boris Kulikov Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2016, 36 pages, Grades 2-4. Mar 10 2017
“A Big Guy Took My Ball,” by Mo Willems. Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 2013, 57 pages, Grades 2-3. Mar 03 2017
“Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet” by David McLimans. Walker and Company, New York, 2006, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Feb 24 2017
“Flight #116 Is Down,” by Caroline Cooney Scholastic Books, New York, 1992, 201 pages, Grades 7-9. Feb 17 2017
“Garvey’s Choice,” by Nikki Grimes Highlights Press, Honesdale, Penn., 2016, 108 pages, Grades 4-7. Feb 10 2017
“We Are Growing,” by Laurie Keller Hyperion Books for Children, New York, 2016, 64 pages, Grades K-2. Feb 03 2017
“All Quiet on the Western Front” by Erich Marie Remarque. Random House, New York, 2013 (originally published 1928), 215 pages, Grades 10 and above. Jan 27 2017
“The Wind In The Willows,” by Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by John Burningham Viking Press, New York, 1908, reprint in 1983, 240 pages, Grades 4-7. Jan 20 2017
“Wolf Storm,” by Dee Garretson Harper Collins, 2011, 275 pages, Grades 4-7. Jan 13 2017
“The Poet’s Dog,” by Patricia MacLachlan Harper/Collins Publisher, 2016, 88 pages, Grades 3-5. Jan 06 2017
“The Story of the First Christmas” by Ruth Sanderson. Ariel Books, Atlanta, 1994, 10 pages, Grades K-2. ISBN 1-57036-039-1 Dec 23 2016
Books for Christmas gifts Dec 16 2016
“The Nativity: From the Gospels of Matthew and Luke,” by Ruth Sanderson Eerdmans Press, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010, 26 pages, Grades K-6. Dec 09 2016
“Blizzard,” by John Rocco Hyperion Books, New York, 2014, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Dec 02 2016
“Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras” by Duncan Tonathiuh Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, 2015, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Nov 23 2016
“Angel Girl” by Laurie Friedman, illustrated by Ofra Amit Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, 2008, 32 pages, Grades 3-4. Nov 18 2016
“Some Writer! The Story of E.B. White,” by Melissa Sweet Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2016, 162 pages, Grades 5-7. Nov 11 2016
“Habibi,” by Naomi Shihab Nye Simon and Schuster, New York, 1997, 259 pages, Grades 5-7 Nov 04 2016
“Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” by Chris Grabenstein Random House Children’s Books, New York, 288 pages, Grades 4-6. Oct 28 2016
“The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers Philomel Books, New York, 2013, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Oct 19 2016
“Missing May,” by Cynthia Rylant Orchard Books, New York, 1992, 89 pages, Grades 4-6. Oct 14 2016
“Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car” by Ian Flemming, Illustrated by John Burningham Random House, New York, 1964, 114 pages, Grades 3-5. Oct 07 2016
“The Safest Lie,” by Angelo Cerrito Holiday House, New York, 2015, 180 pages, Grades 4-7. Sep 30 2016
“Winter is Coming” by Tony Johnston, illustrated by Jim LaMarche Simon & Schuster, New York, 2014, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Sep 23 2016
“Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park” by Bob and Teri Temple Children’s World, Chanhassen, Minn., 2007, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Sep 16 2016
“A Song for Nagasaki: The Story of Takashi Nagai,” by Fr. Paul Glynn, S.M. Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1988, 267 pages, Grades 10 and higher. Sep 09 2016
“C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet,” by Rajean Luebs Shepherd, Illustrated by Sandy Appleoff Sleeping Bear Press, Chelsea, Mich., 2004, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Sep 02 2016
“Bully” by Patricia Polacco G.P. Putnam and Sons, New York, 2012, 32 pages. Grades 3-5 Aug 19 2016
“Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh,” by Sally M. Walker, illustrated by Jonathan D. Voss. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2015, 32 pages, K-3. Aug 05 2016
“The Fellowship of the Ring” by J.R.R. Tolkein (Part One of Three in “The Lord of the Rings) Mariner Press, New York, 1994 (originally published in 1954), 398 pages. Grades 10 and higher. Jul 22 2016
“Night,” by Elie Wiesel Hill and Wang, New York, 2006 (originally published in 1958), 120 pages, Grades 10 and higher. Jul 08 2016
“Tucky Jo and Little Heart” by Patricia Polacco Simon & Shuster Books for Children, New York, 2015, 32 pages. Grades 3-5. Jun 24 2016
“The Real Benedict Arnold,” by Jim Murphy Clarion Books, New York, 2007, 264 pages, Grades 6-9. Jun 10 2016
“That Is Not a Good Idea!” by Mo Williams Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 2015, 32 pages, grades K-2. May 27 2016
“Fatima for Today: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope” by Father Andrew Apostoli Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 2010, 288 pages. Grades 10 and up. May 20 2016
“Prince Caspian” by C.S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes Harper/Collins Publishing, New York, 1951, 238 pages, grades 5-7. May 13 2016
“First Garden: The White House Garden and How It Grew,” by Robbin Gourley Clarion Books, Boston, 2011, 36 pages, Grades 3-4. May 06 2016
“Treason: A Catholic Novel of Elizabethan England” by Dena Hunt Sophia Institute Press, Manchester, N.H., 2013, 184 pages, grades 8 and higher. Apr 29 2016
“This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon” by Nancy Plain University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Neb., 2015, 112 pages, grades 5-8. Apr 22 2016
“The Boys in the Boat: The True Story of an American Team’s Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics” by Daniel James Brown Viking Press, New York, 2015, 227 pages. Grades 5-7. Apr 15 2016
“An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns” by Betsy R. Rosenthal, illustrated by Jago Millbrook Press, Minneapolis, 2015, 32 pages, grades 2-4. Apr 08 2016
“I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust,” by Livia Bitton-Jackson Simon-Pulse, New York, 1997, 234 pages, Grades 8-12. Mar 25 2016
“He is Risen: The Easter Story” Mar 25 2016
“The Paperboy” by Dav Pilkey, writer and illustrator Orchard Books, New York, 1996, 32 pages. Grades 1-3. Mar 18 2016
Resource: “NoveList” Mar 11 2016
“The Whipping Boy,” by Sid Fleischman, illustrations by Peter Sis Greenwillow Books, New York, 1986, 90 pages, Grades 3-5. Mar 04 2016
“The Miraculous Medal" Feb 26 2016
“The Negro Speaks of Rivers,” by Langston Hughes, illustrated by E.B. Lewis Disney Book Group, New York, 2009 (written in 1920), 32 pages, grades junior high and above. Feb 19 2016
“Johnny Tremain,” by Esther Forbes, illustrated by Lynd Ward Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1943, 300 pages, Grades 5-7. Feb 12 2016
“Tallchief: America’s Prima Ballerina,” by Maria Tallchief with Rosemary Wells Viking Press, New York, 1999, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Feb 05 2016
“The Westing Game,” by Ellen Raskin Penguin Books, New York, 1978, 182 pages, Grades 7 and higher. Jan 29 2016
“From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil W. Frankweiler,” by E.L. Konigsburg Atheneum, New York, 1967, 162 pages, reading level: grades 4-5, comprehension and understanding level grade 7 and above. Jan 22 2016
“Whippoorwill,” by Joseph Monninger Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2015, 275 pages, Grades 5-8. Jan 15 2016
“Baboushka and the Three Kings: Adapted from a Russian Folk Tale” by Ruth Robbins, illustrated by Nicholas Sidjakov. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1960, 21 pages, Grades K-2. Jan 08 2016
A recommended Christmas tradition Dec 24 2015
Christmas message 2015 Dec 18 2015
“Celebrating Hanukkah,” by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith, photos by Lawrence Migdale Holiday House, New York, 1996, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Dec 11 2015
“Homesick: My Own Story” by Jean Fritz, illustrated by Margo Tomes. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1992, 176 pages, Grades 5-7. Dec 04 2015
“The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple” by Kathryn Lasky. Scholastic Press, New York, 1996, 174 pages, Grades 3-5. Nov 25 2015
“Elijah in Jerusalem” by Michael D. O’Brien Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 2015, 282 pages, grades 11 and higher. Nov 20 2015
“Thanksgiving,” by Gail Gibbons Holiday House, New York, 2004, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Nov 13 2015
“In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson” by Bette Bao Lord, illustrations by Mac Simont Harper & Row, New York, 1984, 169 pages, grades 4-6. Nov 06 2015
“The Red Umbrella” by Christina Diaz Gonzalez. Alfred Knopf, New York, 2010, 284 pages, grades 6-9. Oct 30 2015
“Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Raul Colon. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2014, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Oct 23 2015
“Absolutely Lucy,” by Ilene Cooper Stepping Stone Book, Random House, New York, 2000, 74 pages, Grades 3-4. Oct 09 2015
“Possum’s Harvest Moon” by Anne Hunter Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1996, 32 pages, grades K-2. Oct 02 2015
“Leaving Vietnam: The True Story of Tuan Ngo” by Sarah S. Kilborne, illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Simon & Shuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 1990, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Sep 25 2015
“My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich,” by Dietrich Von Hildebrand. Image Books, New York, 2014, 335 pages, Grades 11 and higher. Sep 18 2015
“Manners,” by Aliki 1990, reprinted by Scholastic Press, New York, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Sep 11 2015
“Hurricane Force: In the Path of America’s Deadliest Storms” by Joseph B. Treaster Kingfisher Press, Boston, 2007, 128 pages, grades 6-8. Sep 04 2015
“The Kissing Hand,” by Audrey Penn. Tanglewood Press, Terre Haute, Ind., 1993, 32 pages, grades K-1. Aug 21 2015
“Navigating Early,” by Clare Vanderpool. Delacorte Press, New York, 2013, 306 pages, Grades 6-8. Aug 07 2015
“Darling: Mercy Dog of World War I,” by Alison Hart, illustrated by Michael G. Montgomery. Peachtree Press, Atlanta, 2013, 163 pages, 3-5. Jul 24 2015
“Sophia’s War: A Tale of the Revolution,” by Avi. Beach Lane Books, New York, 2012, 302 pages, grades 5-7. Jul 10 2015
“America: A Patriotic Primer,” by Lynne Cheney, illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2002, 32 pages, grades 3-5. Jun 26 2015
“TEAM MOON: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon” Jun 12 2015
“Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold Story of Alaska’s WWII Invasion” by Samantha Seiple. Scholastic Press, New York, 2011, 221 pages, 7-9. May 29 2015
“Four Feet, Two Sandals” by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed, illustrated by Doug Chayka. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Grand Rapids, Mich., 2007, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. May 22 2015
“That’s Papa’s Way,” by Kate banks, illustrated by Lauren Castillo. Frances Foster Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2009, 32 pages, K-2. May 15 2015
“Poetry for Young People: Edna St. Vincent Millay” by Frances Schoonmaker, illustrated by Mike Bryce. Sterling Publishing Company, 1999, 48 pages, Grades 6-9. May 08 2015
“Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella” by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Julie Paschkis. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 2007, 32 pages, K-2. May 01 2015
“Beautiful Moon: A Child’s Prayer” by Tonya Bolden, illustrated by Eric Velasquez. Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, 2014, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Apr 24 2015
“Tornado Alert,” by Wendy Scavuzzo Crabtree Publishing Company, New York, 2004, 32 pages, Grades 4-6. Apr 17 2015
“No Easy Way: the Story of Ted Williams and the Last .400 Season” by Fred Bowen, illustrations by Charles S. Pyle. Dutton Children’s Books, New York, 2010, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Apr 10 2015
“The Lord is my Shepherd: The Twenty-Third Psalm” Gennady Spirin, illustrator. Philomel Books, New York, 2008, 32 pages, all ages. Apr 03 2015
“The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus” by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2014, 41 pages, Grades 3-5. Mar 27 2015
“The Golden Key,” by George Macdonald, illustrations by Maurice Sendak Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1967 (reprint from 1867 edition), 86 pages, Grades 5 and above. Mar 20 2015
“Sixteen Years in Sixty Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story” by Paula Yoo, illustrated by Dom Lee. Lee and Low Books, New York, 2005, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Mar 13 2015
“Jesus: His Life in Verses from the King James Holy Bible” by Gennady Spirin. Marshall Cavendish Children, Tarrytown, New York, 2010, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Mar 06 2015
“The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust” by Karen Gray Ruell, illustrations by Deborah Durland DeSaix. Holiday House, New York, 2009, 32 pages, Grades 4-6. Feb 27 2015
“Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs,” by Tomie DePaola G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1973, 30 pages, Grades K-3. Feb 20 2015
“Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert” by Gary D. Schmidt, illustrated by David Diaz Clarion Books, New York, 2012, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Feb 13 2015
“George Washington: Encyclopedia of the Presidents” by Zachary Kent. Children’s Press, Chicago, 1986, 100 pages, Grades 4-6. Feb 06 2015
“Flora & Ulysses” by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by K.G. Campbell. Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass., 2013, 233 pages, Grades 4-6. Jan 30 2015
“The Super Bowl: All about Pro Football’s Biggest Event” by Hans Hetrick. Capstone Press, Mankato, Minn., 2013,32 pages, Grades 3-5. Jan 23 2015
“The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art & Science of Snowflakes,” by Kenneth Libbrecht Voyageur Press, 2009, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Jan 16 2015
“Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain” by Russell Freedman Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2013, 79 pages, Grades 4-6. Jan 09 2015
“The Night of Las Posadas” by Tomie DePaola. G.P. Putnams’s Sons, New York, 1999, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Dec 19 2014
“Silent Night, Holy Night: A Song For The World” by Werner Thuswaldner, illustrated by Robert Ingpen. Penguin, Young Readers Group, New York, 2005,32 pages, Grades 2-4. Dec 05 2014
“Mousetronaut” by Mark Kelly, illustrated by C.F. Payne. Simon & Shuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2012,32 pages, Grades K-2. Nov 26 2014
“The Cricket in Times Square” by George Selden illustrated by Garth Williams. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1960,151 pages, Grades 4-6. Nov 21 2014
“Time for Bed” by Mem Fox, illustrated by Jane Dyer Gulliver Books, Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, 1993, 32 pages, Preschool. Nov 14 2014
“Reflections” by Ann Jonas William Morrow & Company, New York, 1987, 32 pages, Grades 2-3. Nov 07 2014
“Vote: Eyewitness Book” by Philip Steele. DK Publishing, New York, 2008, 72 pages, Grades 4-8. Oct 31 2014
“The Little Engine That Could” by Watty Piper illustrated by George and Doris Hauman. Platt & Munk, New York, 1930, 32 pages, Grades Preschool-2. Oct 17 2014
“Madeline” Story and pictures by Ludwig Bemelmans. The Viking Press, New York, 1939, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Oct 03 2014
“Sailing With the Wind” by Thomas Locker Dial Books, New York, 1986, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Sep 24 2014
“Paddle to the Sea” by Holling Clancy Holling Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1941, 64 pages, Grades 4-5. Sep 19 2014
“Across the Blue Pacific: A World War II Story” by Robert Andrew Parker, illustrated by Louise Borden. Houghton Mifflin Books, New York, 2006, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Sep 12 2014
“A Boy Called Dickens” by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by John Hendrix. Schwartz & Wade Books, New York, 2012, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Sep 05 2014
“The Influenza Pandemic of 1918” by Virginia Arneson Chelsea House Publishers, Philadelphia, 2000, 120 pages, Grades 6-8. Aug 22 2014
“Timothy Goes to School” by Rosemary Wells Viking Press, New York, 1981, 32 pages, Grades K-1. Aug 08 2014
“Each Kindness” by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by E.B. Lewis Paulsen Books, New York, 2012, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Jul 11 2014
“Saint Thomas Aquinas: For Children and the Childlike” by Raissa Maritain, illustrated by Ted Schluenderfritz. Sophia Institute Press, Manchester, N.H., 1935, republished in 2009, 114 pages, Grades 4-6. Jun 27 2014
“A Boy Who Became Pope: The Story of Saint John Paul II” by Fabiola Garza. Pauline Books & Media, Boston, 2014, 72 pages, Grades 3-5. Jun 13 2014
“Angel in the Waters” by Regina Doman, illustrated by Ben Hatke. Sophia Institue Press, Manchester, N.H, 2004, 46 pages, all ages. May 30 2014
“Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit,” by Chris Van Dusen Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass., 2012, 32 pages, Grades K-3. May 23 2014
“Starting Life Tree” by Claire Llewellyn, illustrated by Simon Mendez Andromeda Children’s Books, London, 2004, 25 pages, Grades 2-3 May 16 2014
“Flight of the Honey Bee” by Raymond Huber, illustrated by Brian Lovelock. Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass., 2013, 32 pages, Grades K-2. May 09 2014
“Parrots Over Puerto Rico” by Susan Roth, Collages by Susan Roth. Lee & Low Books Inc., New York, 2013, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. May 02 2014
“Ukraine” by Patricia K. Kummer Children’s Press, New York, 24-6.001, 136 pages, Grades 4-6. Apr 25 2014
“Pope Francis: First Pope From The Americas” by Stephanie Watson. Learner Publications, Minneapolis, 2014, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Apr 18 2014
“Dogs and Cats” by Steve Jenkins. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 2007, 40 pages, Grades 2-4. Apr 11 2014
“Locomotive,” by Brian Floca. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 2013, 64 pages, Grades 3-5. Apr 04 2014
“Full Count: Top Ten Lists of Everything in Baseball” by Bob Der. Sports Illustrated Kids Books, 2012, 96 pages, Grades 4-7 Mar 28 2014
“The Legend of Bluebonnet: An Old Tale of Texas” by Tomie DePaola. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1983, 32 pages, Grades K-3 Mar 21 2014
“The Three Little Pigs” by Steven Kellogg, author and illustrator. William Morrow & Company, New York, 1997, 32 pages, Grades K-3 (and adults wanting to laugh!) Mar 14 2014
“Dr. Charles Drew: Medical Pioneer” by Susan Whitehurst. The Children’s World, Minnesota, 2002, 40 pages, Grades 3-5. Mar 07 2014
“The Case of the Vanishing Honeybees: A Scientific Mystery” by Sandra Markle. Millbrook Press, 2014, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Feb 28 2014
“I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban” by Malala Yousafzai. Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2013, 327 pages, Grades 8 and higher. Feb 21 2014
“The Lost and Found Pony” by Tracy Dockray. Feiwel and Friends, New York, 2011, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Feb 14 2014
“A Ball for Daisy” by Chris Raschka. Schwartz & Wade Books, New York, 2011, 32 pages, Grades pre-school - K. Feb 07 2014
“Peyton Manning” by Jim Gigliotto. Child’s World Press, Chanhassen, Minn., 2007, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Jan 31 2014
“Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics,” by Sue Macy. National Geographic Society, Washington D.C., 2006, 96 pages, Grades 5-7. Jan 24 2014
“The Ice Skater: A Young Enthusiast’s Guide to Ice Skating” by Peter Morrissey. DK Publishing, Inc., New York, 1998, 37 pages, Grades 4-6. Jan 17 2014
“Iditarod Country” by Tricia Brown; photography by Jeff Schultz. Epicenter Press, Alaska, 1998, 64 pages, Grades 5-7. Jan 10 2014
“Christmas in the Trenches” by John McCutcheon, illustrated by Henri Sorensen. Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, 2006, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Jan 03 2014
“Peaceful Protest: The Life of Nelson Mandela” by Yona Zeldis McDonough, illustrated by Malcah Zeldis. Walker & Company, New York, 2002, 36 pages, Grades 2-4. Dec 13 2013
“The Carpenter’s Gift: A Christmas Tale About The Rockefeller Center Tree” by Jim LaMarche, Illustrated by David Rubel. Random House, New York, 2011, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Dec 06 2013
“Jack’s Path of Courage: The Life of John F. Kennedy,” by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Matt Tavares. Hyperion Books, New York, 2010, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Nov 27 2013
“The Magic School Bus Inside a Beehive” by Joanna Cole, illustrated by Bruce Degen Scholastic Press, New York, 1996, 48 pages, Grades 3-4. Nov 08 2013
“The War to End All Wars” by Russell Freedman. Clarion Books, Boston, 2010, 171 pages, Grades 5-7. Nov 01 2013
“Have You Seen Mary?” by Jeff Kurris, photos by Michael Forsberg. Michael Forsberg Photography, Lincoln, Nebr., 2012, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Oct 25 2013
“What Would the Founding Fathers Think?” David Bowman, author and illustrator. Plain Sight Publishing, Springville, Utah, 2012, 122 pages, Grades 5-7. Oct 18 2013
The Camping Trip that Changed America,” by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein. Dial Books For Young Readers, New York, 2012, 32 pages, Grades 2-3.. Oct 11 2013
“Barbed Wire Baseball” by Marissa Moss, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, 2013, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Oct 04 2013
“The Secret Life of Walter Kitty” by Barbara Jean Hicks, illustrated by Dan Santat. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2007, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Sep 27 2013
“The Quilting Bee” by Gail Gibbons. Harper Collins Publishers, 2004, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Sep 20 2013
“You Never Heard of Willie Mays?” By Jonah Winter, illustrated by Terry Widener. Schwartz @ Wade Books, New York, 2013, 32 pages, Grades 2-3. Sep 13 2013
“Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball” by John Coy, illustrated by Joe Morse Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, 2013, 32 pages, Grades 2-3. Sep 06 2013
“BOMB: The Race to Build and Steal The World’s Most Dangerous Weapon” by Amber Dee Parker, illustrated by Hannah Segura. Roaring Brook Press, New York, 2012, 262 pages, Grades 7-9. Aug 23 2013
“Blackout” by John Rocco. Hyperion Books, New York, 2001, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Aug 09 2013
“God Made Dad and Mom” by Amber Dee Parker, illustrated by Hannah Segura. Bridge-Logos Press, Alachua, Fl., 32 pages, Grades K-2. Jul 26 2013
“The Kansas City Royals,” by Mark Stewart. Norwood House Press, Chicago, 2012, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Jul 12 2013
“Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I” by Ann Bausum. National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2010, 88 pages, Grades 6-9. Jun 28 2013
“Confucius: The Golden Rule” by Russell Freedman, illustrated by Frederic Clement. Scholastic Press, New York, 2002, 48 pages, Grades 4-6. Jun 14 2013
“The Emporer’s Silent Army: Teracotta Warriors of Ancient China” by Jane O’Connor. Viking Press, New York, 2002, 48 pages, Grades 4-6. May 31 2013
“The Story of Ferdinand” by Munro Leaf, illustrated by Robert Lawson. Viking Press, New York, 1936, 73 pages, Grades 1-3. May 24 2013
“Penny and Her Marble” by Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow Books, New York, 2013, 48 pages, Grades 2-3. May 17 2013
“Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle,” by Major Brian Dennis. Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2009, 43 pages, Grades 2-4. May 10 2013
“Gabriel’s Journey” by Alison Hart. Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, 2007, 169 pages, Grades 5-7. May 03 2013
“Arbor Day Square” by Kathryn O. Gailbraith, illustrated by Cyd Moore. Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, 2010, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Apr 26 2013
“Dirt on Their Skirts: The Story of the Young Women Who Won the World Championship,” by Doreen Rapport and Lyndall Callan. Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, 2000, 32 pages, Grades 1-3.. Apr 19 2013
“Freshwater Fish and Fishing” by Jim Arnosky. Four Winds Press, New York, 1982, 64 pages, Grades 3-5. Apr 12 2013
“Moon Over Manifest” by Clare Vanderpool, Delacorte Press, New York, 347 pages, Grades 5-9. Apr 05 2013
“The Vatican and Other Christian Holy Places” by Victoria Parker Raintree Publications, Chicago, 2003, 32 pages, Grades 3-4. Mar 29 2013
“G is for Goat” by Patricia Polacco Penguin Books for Young Readers, New York, 2003, 32 pages, Preschool - Grade 2 Mar 22 2013
The Last Supper and Passion Account of St. Luke, Chapters 22-24. “The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition” Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1946, reprinted in 2006. Mar 15 2013
“Wildfire Run” by Dee Garretson Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 2010, 261 pages, Grades 4-6. Mar 08 2013
“Casey Back at Bat” by Dan Gutman, paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher Harper Collins Publishers, 2007, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Mar 01 2013
“Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington” by Jabari Asim, illustrated by Bryan Collier Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2012, 45 pages, Grades 3-5. Feb 22 2013
“The Great Migration: Journey to the North” by Eloise Greenfield, illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist Amistad Press, 2011, 22 pages, Grades 2-4. Feb 15 2013
“Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty” by Tonya Bolden Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, 2013, 120 pages, Grades 6-8. Feb 08 2013
“On the Mayflower: Voyage of the Ship’s Apprentice & a Passenger Girl” by Kate Waters, photographs by Russ Kendall Scholastic Press, New York, 1996, 40 pages, Grades 3-5. Feb 01 2013
“The Super Bowl” by Mark Stewart Franklin Watts, New York, 144 pages, Grades 5-8. Jan 25 2013
“Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson The Easton Press, Norwalk, Conn., 1883, reprinted in 1994, 273 pages, Grades 6-9. Jan 18 2013
"The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats The Viking Press, New York, 1963, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Jan 11 2013
“The Catholic Martyrs of the Twentieth Century: A Comprehensive World History” by Robert Royal Crossroad Publishing Company, New York, 2000, 415 pages, Grades 10 and higher. Jan 04 2013
“The First Noel: A Child’s Book of Christmas Carols to Play and Sing” D.K. Publishing, Inc., New York, 1998, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Dec 21 2012
Books for Christmas Dec 14 2012
“Christmas Day in the Morning” by Pearl S. Buck, illustrated by Mark Buehner Harper Collins Press, New York, 2002, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Dec 07 2012
“The Story of Christmas” by Pamela Dalton (From the King James Bible), Handprint Books, San Francisco, 2011, 32 pages, Reading Level: Grade 5 and higher; Interest Level: all ages. Nov 30 2012
“The Trees of the Dancing Goats” by Patricia Polacco Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 1996, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Nov 21 2012
“In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae Widely published poem during World War I. Appeared in magazines and poetry anthologies, 1915, Grades 6 and higher. Nov 16 2012
Meet The Witnesses Of The Miracle Of The Sun” by John Haffertl The American Society For The Defense Of Tradition, Family And Property, Spring Grove, Penn, 1961, 120 pages, Grades 7-12 Nov 09 2012
“Bad News for Out“Snowflake Bentley” by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illustrated by Mary Azarian Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1998, 32 pages, Grades 2-4.laws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, U.S. Marshal,” by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrated by Christie, Nov 02 2012
“The St. Louis Cardinals” by Mark Stewart Norwood House Press, Chicago, 2012, 48 pages, Grades 4-6. Oct 19 2012
“So You Want To Be President?” by Judith St. George, illustrated by David Small Philomel Books, New York, 2000, 52 pages, Grades 1-3. Oct 12 2012
“Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander” by Donald J. Sobol Delacorte Press, New York, 1999, 87 pages, Grades 3-4. Oct 05 2012
“The White Rose: Munich 1942-1943” by Inge Scholl Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Conn., 1983, 160 pages, Grades 9-12. Sep 28 2012
“Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, U.S. Marshal,” by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrated by Christie, R. Gregory Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, 2009, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Sep 21 2012
“Dancing to Freedom: The True Story of Mao’s Last Dancer” by Li Cunxin, illustrated by Anne Spudvilas Walker and Company, New York, 2007, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Sep 07 2012
“Elsie’s Bird” by Jane Yolen, illustrated by David Small Philomel Books, New York, 2010, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Aug 17 2012
"Willa Cather: A Biography" by Milton Meltzer Lerner Publishing Company, Minneapolis, 2008, 159 pages, Grades 5-7. Aug 03 2012
“What Presidents Are Made Of” by Hanoch Piven Antheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 2004, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Jul 20 2012
“Caddie Woodlawn” by Carol Ryrie Brink, illustrated by Trina Shart Hyman Macmillan Publishing, New York, 1935, republished in 1973, 275 pages, Grades 4-6. Jul 06 2012
“Calico Joe” by John Grisham Doubleday, New York, 2012, 194 pages, Grades 9 and higher. Jun 22 2012
“Kristin Lavransdatter: 2 The Wife” by Sigrid Undset Penguin Classics, 1920, new translation 1997, 379 pages, Grades 9-12. Also available in E-book. Jun 09 2012
“Kristin Lavransdatter: 1 The Wreath” by Sigrid Undset Penguin Classics, 1920, new translation 1997, 304 pages, Grades 9-12. May 25 2012
“The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe” by Loree Griffin Burns Houghton Mifflin Books, Boston, 2010, 66 pages, Grades 5-7. May 18 2012
“Perelandra,” by C.S. Lewis Scribner Classics, 1944, reissued 1996, 190 pages, Grades 10 and higher.. May 11 2012
“The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, painted by Christopher Bing Handprint Books, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2001, 32 pages, Grades 4-6. May 04 2012
“The Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis 67 pages included in “The Complete C.S. Lewis Signature Classics,” Harper Collins New York, 2002, 499 pages, Grades 10 and higher. Apr 20 2012
“The History of the Kansas City Royals,” by Wayne Stewart Creative Education, Mankato, Minn., 2002, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Apr 13 2012
“Two Bad Ants” by Chris Van Allsburg Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1998, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Apr 11 2012
“St. Matthew’s Passion Account” Chapters 26-28 The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition. Oxford University Press, 2001, 1,516 pages. Apr 06 2012
“Frederick” by Leo Lionni Pantheon, New York, 1967, 33 pages, Grades K-2. Mar 30 2012
“The Easter Egg” by Jan Brett G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Penguin Young Readers group, New York, 2009, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Mar 23 2012
“Heaven is for Real” by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent Thomas Nelson, Nashville, 2010, 162 pages, Grades 6-8. Mar 16 2012
“The Big Honey Hunt,” by Stanley and Janice Berenstain Random House, New York, 1962, 64 pages, Grades Preschool - 2. Mar 09 2012
“His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg” by Louise Borden Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Boston, 2012, 135 pages, Grades 4-7. Mar 02 2012
“Dolley Madison Saves George Washington” by Don Brown Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 2007, 32 pages, Grades 2-3. Feb 24 2012
“Profiles in Courage” by John Kennedy Harper Collins, New York, 1956, 282 pages, Grades 10 and above. Feb 17 2012
"Carry On, Mr. Bowditch,” by Jean Lee Latham, illustrated by John O’Hara Cosgrave II Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1955, 251 pages, Grades 6-8. Feb 10 2012
“In Defense of Liberty: The Story of America’s Bill of Rights” by Russell Freedman Holiday House, New York, 2003, 196 pages, Grades 7-9. Feb 03 2012
“Animal Farm” by George Orwell Penguin Press, New York, 1946, 97 pages, Grades 9 and higher. Jan 27 2012
“A Sick Day for Amos McGee” by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin E. Stead Roaring Book Press, New York, 2010, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Jan 20 2012
“Baby Farm Animals” Corporate Author, illustrated by Garth Williams Classic Little Golden Book, Random House, 1953, 24 pages, Grades preschool-1. Jan 13 2012
“Franklin and Winston: A Christmas That Changed the World” by Douglas Wood, illustrated by Barry Moser Candlewich Press, Somerville, Mass., 2011, 38 pages, Grades 3-5. Jan 06 2012
“Christmas in the Holy Land” Editorial and Art Staff of World Book World Book, Inc., Chicago, 1987, 80 pages, Grades 4-6. Dec 23 2011
“Great Joy” by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline Candlewick Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2007, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Dec 16 2011
Children’s Books for Christmas Dec 09 2011
“A Boy At War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor” by Harry Mazer Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2001, 104 pages, Grades 5-7. Dec 02 2011
“Thank You, Sarah” by Laurie Halse Anderson, illustrated by Matt Faulkner Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2002, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Nov 23 2011
“A Apple Pie,” by Kate Greenaway Frederick Warne, London, year not given, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Nov 18 2011
“The Ugly Duckling,” by Hans Christian Andersen, retold by Stephen Mitchell Paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. Candlewick Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2008, 32 pages, Grades 2-3 Nov 11 2011
“Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue” by Anna Harwell Celenza, illustration by JoAnn E. Kitchel Charlesbridge Publishing, Massachusetts, 2006, 32 pages, and sound recording, Grades 3-4. Nov 07 2011
“Saint Edmund Campion: Priest and Martyr” by Evelyn Waugh Sophia Institute Press, Manchester, N.H., 1996, (originally published 1935), 232 pages, Grades 9 and higher. Nov 04 2011
“The House of Sixty Fathers” by Meindert Dejong, illustrated by Maurice Sendak Harper & Row, New York, 1956, 189 pages, Grades 5 and higher. Oct 28 2011
“The Eagle,” by Rosemary Sutcliff (previously published as “The Eagle of the Ninth”) Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, 1954, 212 pages, Advanced seventh grade and higher. Oct 21 2011
“Home of the Brave,” by Allen Say. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2002, 32 pages, Grades 3-4. Oct 14 2011
“Snow Goose” by Paul Gallico, illustrated by Angela Barrett Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1940, reprinted in 2007, 48 pages, Grades 4-6. Sep 30 2011
“Babe: The Gallant Pig” by Dick King-Smith, illustrated by Mary Rayner Random House, New York, 1983, 118 pages, Grades 3-5 Sep 23 2011
“Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures: Medieval Castle,” by Joanna Cole, Illustrated by Bruce Degen Scholastic Press, New York, 2003, 40 pages, Grades 3-4. Sep 16 2011
“Joseph from Germany: The Life of Pope Benedict XVI for Children,” by Claire Jordan Mohan, illustrated by Charlie Craig. Pauline Books & Media, Boston, 2007, 38 pages, Grades 3-4. Sep 09 2011
“Sequoyah” by James Rumford, Cherokee translation by Anna Sixkiller Huckaby Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004, 32 pages, Grades 3-4. Sep 02 2011
“Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson,” by Sharon Robinson; illustrated by Kadir Nelson, Scholastic Press, New York, 2009, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Aug 19 2011
“Swine Lake” by James Marshall, illustrated by Maurice Sendak Harper Collins, New York, 1999, 32 pages, 2-4. Aug 05 2011
“Edith Stein and Companions: On the Way to Auschwitz,” by Father Paul Hamans, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 2008, 310 pages, Grades 10 and higher. Jul 22 2011
“A Fourth of July on the Plains,” by Jean Van Leeuwen, illustrated by Henri Sorensen Dial Books for Young Readers, New York, 1997, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Jun 24 2011
“All Star! Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever” by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Jim Burke Philomel Books, 2010, 40 pages, Grades 2-4. Jun 10 2011
“Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors” by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2009, 32 pages, K-2.. Jun 08 2011
“The Three Pigs” by David Wiesner Clarion Books, New York, 2001, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. May 27 2011
“The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927,” by Deborah Kent Children’s Press, New York, 48 pages, Grades 4-6. May 20 2011
“The Kids Book of Golf,” by John Gordon. Kids Can Press, Toronto, 2001, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. May 13 2011
“Tornado” by Betsy Byars, illustrated by Doron Ben-Ami Harper Collins, New York, 1996, 49 pages, Grades 2-4. May 06 2011
“The Arabian Nights,” by Kate Douglas Wiggin, illustrated by Maxfield Parrish Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1909, republished in 1992, 344 pages, Grades 5-7. Apr 29 2011
“The Very First Easter” by Paul Maier, illustrated by Francisco Ordaz. Concordia Publishing House, St. Louis, 1999, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Apr 22 2011
“The Easter Bunny that Overslept,” by Priscilla Friedrich, illustrated by Adrienne Adams Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York, 1957, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Apr 15 2011
Passages about the Holy Eucharist in the New Testament Revised Standard Catholic Edition of the Holy Bible. Ignatius Press, 2005, 1096 pages, 2005, All Ages. Apr 08 2011
“Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring” by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Brian Floca Roaring Brook Press, New York, 2010, 48 pages, Grades 4-5. Apr 01 2011
“On Passover” by Cathy Goldberg Fishman, illustrated by Melanie W. Hall Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 1997, 32 pages, Grades 2-4 Mar 25 2011
“Duck Soup,” by Jackie Urbanovic, author and illustrator Harper Collins, New York, 2008, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Mar 18 2011
“Bats at the Library” by Brian Lies, author and illustrator Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2008, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Mar 11 2011
“Long Ball: The Legend and Lore of the Home Run” by Mark Steward and Mike Kennedy Millbrook Press, Minneapolis, 2006, 64 pages, Grades 4-6. Mar 04 2011
“George Washington & the Founding of a Nation” by Albert Marrin. Dutton Children’s Books, New York, 2001, 276 pages, Grades 7-9 Feb 25 2011
“The Dog Who Belonged to No One,” by Amy Hest, illustrated by Amy Bates Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, 2008, 32 pages, Grades K-2. Feb 18 2011
“We Rode the Orphan Trains” by Andrea Warren Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 2001, 132 pages, Grades 4-6. Feb 04 2011
“Paint the Wind” by Pam Munoz Ryan. Scholastic Press, New York, 2007, 327 pages, Grades 3-5. Jan 28 2011
“Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World’s Strangest Parrot” by Sy Montgomery, photographs by Nick Bishop Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Boston, 2010, 74 pages, Grades 4-7. Jan 21 2011
“Super Bowl” by James Buckley, Jr. DK Eyewitness Books, New York, 2003, 64 pages, Grades 4-7. Jan 14 2011
“Come Rack! Come Rope!” by Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson Lepanto Press, Post Falls, Idaho, 2001, originally published 1912, 469 pages, Grades 9 and up. Jan 07 2011
“Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World” by Isabella Juliana et al. Scholastic Press, New York, 2007, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Dec 24 2010
“The Christmas Story According to the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Luke” by Gennady Spirin Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1998, 32 pages, all ages. Dec 17 2010
“Lord of the World” by Robert Hugh Benson Newman Press, Long Prairie, Minn., 1907, republished in 1982, Grade 10 & up. Dec 10 2010
Children’s Books for Christmas Gifts Dec 03 2010
“Las Posadas: An Hispanic Christmas Celebration” by Diana Goldsmith, photos by Lawrence Migdale Holiday House, New York, 1999, 32 pages, Grades 3-5. Nov 24 2010
“Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl” by Kate Waters, photographs by Russ Kendall Scholastic Inc., New York, 1989, 32 pages, Grades 2-4. Nov 19 2010
“Gabriel's Horses,” by Alison Hart Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, Ga., 2007, 161 pages, Grades 5-7. Nov 12 2010
“Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!” by Frank Murphy, illustrated by Richard Walz Random House, New York, 2005, 48 pages, Grades 2-4 Nov 11 2010
“The First Thanksgiving,” by Andrew Santella Children’s Press, New York, 2003, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Nov 05 2010
“Count Me A Rhyme,” by Jane Yolen, photographs by Jason Stemple Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, Penn., 2006, 32 pages, Grades 2-3. Oct 29 2010
“The Shadow of the Bear: A Fairy Tale Retold,” by Regina Doman Chesterton Press, Front Royal, Va., 1997, 207 pages, Grades 9 and older. Oct 22 2010
“A Rainbow of My Own” by Don Freeman Puffin Books, New York, 1966, 32 pages, Preschool. Oct 15 2010
“Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?” by Jean Fritz, illustrated by Tomie dePaola G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1977, 48 pages, Grades 3-5. Oct 08 2010
“Corn,” by Gail Gibbons, Holiday House, New York, 2008, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Jul 09 2010
“The Poetry of John Paul II: Roman Triptych: Meditations,” by Pope John Paul II, translated by Jerzy Peterkiewicz Jun 11 2010
“Pinocchio: The Story of a Puppet,” by Carlo Collodi Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1883, 236 pages, Grades 4-6. May 28 2010
“Anne of Green Gables, Three Volumes in One” by Lucy Maud Montgomery Avenel Books, New York, 1908, republished in 1985, 241 pages, Grades 6-8. May 21 2010
“The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne Easton Press, Norwalk, Conn., 1850, republished in 1975, 223 pages, Grades 10 and higher. May 14 2010
“Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving The Mysteries Of The H.L. Hunley,” by Sally M. Walker Carolroda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, 2005, 112 pages, Grades 5-7. May 07 2010
“Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850” by Susan Campbell Bartoletti Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 2001, 184 pages, Grades 5-8. Apr 30 2010
“Why am I Here? A Story about Becoming the Best Version of Yourself,” by Matthew Kelly, illustrated by Hazel Mitchell Beacon Publishing, 2010, 50 pages, Grades K-3. Apr 23 2010
“What’s Happening to Grandpa?” by Maria Shriver, illustrated by Sandra Speidel Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 2004, 48 pages, Grades 1-3. Apr 16 2010
The Last Supper and Passion Account by St. John, Chapters 13-20 The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition. Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1946, reprinted in 2006. Apr 02 2010
“Luck,” by Jean Craighead George, paintings by Wendell Minor Harper Collins, New York, 2006, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Mar 26 2010
“The Whooping Crane,” by Alison Imbriaco Enslow Publishers, Incc, Berkeley Heights, N.J., 2006, 128 pages, Grades 5-7. Mar 19 2010
“Justin Morgan Had a Horse” by Marguerite Henry Rand McNally & Company, New York, 1954, 170 pages, Grades 4-6. Mar 12 2010
“Oh, the Places He Went: A Story about Dr. Seuss” by Maryann N. Weidt, illustrated by Kerry Magurie Carolrhda Books, Minneapolis, 1994, 64 pages, Grades 4-5 Mar 10 2010
“Coretta Scott,” by Ntozake Shange, paintings by Kadir Nelson Amistad, an Imprint of Harper-Collins, 2009, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Feb 26 2010
“I’ve Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Leonard Jenkins Harper Collins Publishers, Published in China, 2004, 32 pages, Grades 1-3. Feb 19 2010
“The Summer of the Swans” by Betsy Byars, illustrated by Ted CoConis Puffin Books, New York, 1970, 142 pages, Grades 4-6. Feb 12 2010
“Man of Peace” by Sister Margherita Marchione Paulist Press, Mahwah, New Jersey, 2003, 76 pages, Grades 7-9 Feb 05 2010
“The Miracles of Jesus,” by Tomie dePaola Holiday House, New York, 1987, 32 pages, Grades K-3. Jan 30 2010
“The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney William Morrow and Company, New York, 1995, 258 pages, Grades 4-7. Jan 22 2010
“Hans Brinker” or “The Silver Skates” by Mary Mapes Dodge The World Publishing Company, New York, 1865, 335 pages, Grades 4-6. Jan 15 2010
“We Three Kings” by Gennady Spirin Atheneum Books for Young Readers. New York, 2007, 32 pages, Grades K-3 Jan 08 2010

Terrence Nollen

 

Recent News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • 35
  • 36
  • 37
  • 38
  • 39
  • 40
  • 41
  • 42
  • 43
  • 44
  • 45
  • 46
  • 47
  • 48
  • 49
  • 50
  • 51
  • 52
  • 53
  • 54
  • 55
  • 56
  • 57
  • 58
  • 59
  • 60
  • 61
  • 62
  • 63
  • 64
  • 65
  • 66
  • 67
  • 68
  • 69
  • 70
  • 71
  • 72
  • 73
  • 74
  • 75
  • 76
  • 77
  • 78
  • 79
  • 80
  • 81
  • 82
  • 83
  • 84
  • 85
  • 86
  • 87
  • 88
  • 89
  • 90
  • 91
  • 92
  • 93
  • 94
  • 95
  • 96
  • 97
  • 98
  • 99
  • 100
  • 101
  • 102
  • 103
  • 104
  • 105
  • 106
  • 107
  • 108
  • 109
  • 110
  • 111
  • 112
  • 113
  • 114
  • 115
  • 116
  • 117
  • 118
  • 119
  • 120
  • 121
  • 122
  • 123
  • 124
  • 125
  • 126
  • 127
  • 128
  • 129
  • 130
  • 131
  • 132
  • 133
  • 134
  • 135
  • 136
  • 137
  • 138
  • 139
  • 140
  • 141
  • 142
  • 143
  • 144
  • 145
  • 146
  • 147
  • 148
  • 149
  • 150
  • 151
  • 152
  • 153
  • 154
  • 155
  • 156
  • 157
  • 158
  • 159
  • 160
  • 161
  • 162
  • 163
  • 164
  • 165
  • 166
  • 167
  • 168
  • 169
  • 170
  • 171
  • 172
  • 173
  • 174
  • 175
  • 176
  • 177
  • 178
  • 179
  • 180
  • 181
  • 182
  • 183
  • 184
  • 185
  • 186
  • 187
  • 188
  • 189
  • 190
  • 191
  • 192
  • 193
  • 194
  • 195
  • 196
  • 197
  • 198
  • 199
  • 200
  • 201
  • 202
  • 203
  • 204
  • 205
  • 206
  • 207
  • 208
  • 209
  • 210
  • 211
  • 212
  • 213
  • 214
  • 215
  • 216
  • 217
  • 218
  • 219
  • 220
  • 221
  • 222
  • 223
  • 224
  • 225
  • 226
  • 227
  • 228
  • 229
  • 230
  • 231
  • 232
  • 233
  • 234
  • 235
  • 236
  • 237
  • 238
  • 239
  • 240
  • 241
  • 242
  • 243
  • 244
  • 245
  • 246
  • 247
  • 248
  • 249
  • 250
  • 251
  • 252
  • 253
  • 254
  • 255
  • 256
  • 257
  • 258
  • 259
  • 260
  • 261
  • 262
  • 263
  • 264
  • 265
  • 266
  • 267
  • 268
  • 269
  • 270
  • 271
  • 272
  • 273
  • 274
  • 275
  • 276
  • 277
  • 278
  • 279
  • 280
  • 281
  • 282
  • 283
  • 284
  • 285
  • 286
  • 287
  • 288
  • 289
  • 290
  • 291
  • 292
  • 293
  • 294
  • 295
  • 296
  • 297
  • 298
  • 299
  • 300
  • 301
  • 302
  • 303
  • 304
  • 305
  • 306
  • 307
  • 308
  • 309
  • 310
  • 311
  • 312
  • 313
  • 314
  • 315
  • 316
  • 317
  • 318
  • 319
  • 320
  • 321
  • 322
  • 323
  • 324
  • 325
  • 326
  • 327
  • 328
  • 329
  • 330
  • 331
  • 332
  • 333
  • 334
  • 335
  • 336
  • 337
  • 338
  • 339
  • 340
  • 341
  • 342
  • 343
  • 344
  • 345
  • 346
  • 347
  • 348
  • 349
  • 350
  • 351
  • 352
  • 353
  • 354
  • 355
  • 356
  • 357
  • 358
  • 359
  • 360
  • 361
  • 362
  • 363
  • 364
  • 365
  • 366
  • 367
  • 368
  • 369
  • 370
  • 371
  • 372
  • 373
  • 374
  • 375
  • 376
  • 377
  • 378
  • 379
  • 380
  • 381
  • 382
  • 383
  • 384
  • 385
  • 386
  • 387
  • 388
  • 389
  • 390
  • 391
  • 392
  • 393
  • 394
  • 395
  • 396
  • 397
  • 398
  • 399
  • 400
  • 401
  • 402
  • 403
  • 404
  • 405
  • 406
  • 407
  • 408
  • 409
  • 410
  • 411
  • 412
  • 413
  • 414
  • 415
  • 416
  • 417
  • 418
  • 419
  • 420
  • 421
  • 422
  • 423
  • 424
  • 425
  • 426
  • 427
  • 428
  • 429
  • 430
  • 431
  • 432
  • 433
  • 434
  • 435
  • 436
  • 437
  • 438
  • 439
  • 440
  • 441
  • 442
  • 443
  • 444
  • 445
  • 446
  • 447
  • 448
  • 449
  • 450
  • 451
  • 452
  • 453
  • 454
  • 455
  • 456
  • 457
  • 458
  • 459
  • 460
  • 461
  • 462
  • 463
  • 464
  • 465
  • 466
  • 467
  • 468
  • 469
  • 470
  • 471
  • 472
  • 473
  • 474
  • 475
  • 476
  • 477
  • 478
  • 479
  • 480
  • 481
  • 482
  • 483
  • 484
  • 485
  • 486
  • 487
  • 488
  • 489
  • 490
  • 491
  • 492
  • 493
  • 494
  • 495
  • 496
  • 497
  • 498
  • 499
  • 500
  • 501
  • 502
  • 503
  • 504
  • 505
  • 506
  • 507
  • 508
  • 509
  • 510
  • 511
  • 512
  • 513
  • 514
  • 515
  • 516
  • 517
  • 518
  • 519
  • 520
  • 521
  • 522
  • 523
  • 524
  • 525
  • 526
  • 527
  • 528
  • 529
  • 530
  • 531
  • 532
  • 533
  • 534
  • 535
  • 536
  • 537
  • 538
  • 539
  • 540
  • 541
  • 542
  • 543
  • 544
  • 545
  • 546
  • 547
  • 548
  • 549
  • 550
  • 551
  • 552
  • 553
  • 554
  • 555
  • 556
  • 557
  • 558
  • 559
  • 560
  • 561
  • 562
  • 563
  • 564
  • 565
  • 566
  • 567
  • 568
  • 569
  • 570
  • 571
  • 572
  • 573
  • 574
  • 575
  • 576
  • 577
  • 578
  • 579
  • 580
  • 581
  • 582
  • 583
  • 584
  • 585
  • 586
  • 587
  • 588
  • 589
  • 590
  • 591

 

Southern Nebraska Register:

Southern Nebraska Register | 3700 Sheridan Blvd Suite 10, Lincoln NE 68506-6100 | 402-488-0090 | Email Site Map | Clergy Resources

Site by Solutio