Monday, July 03, 2006

New Juvenile Books to kick off July!

Juvenile Picture Books

Browne, Eileen. Wait For Me! QEB Publishing, Inc., 2005.
J E Bro
A bunch of wild animals take a trip to the cool and sparkly river!

Kusugak, Michael Arvaarluk. My Arctic 1,2,3 Annick Press Ltd., 1999.
J E Kus
Learn to count with people and animals of the Arctic!

Juvenile Fiction

Dhami, Narinder. Bhangra Babes. Delacorte Press, 2005.
Join the humorous adventures of the girls from Bindi Babes in this final part of the trilogy.

Dhami, Narinder. Bollywood Babes. Delacorte Press, 2004.
The sequel to Bindi Babes.

Wilson, Jacqueline. The Illustrated Mum. Delacorte Press, 2005.
An engaging look at how children deal with their mother's mental illness.

Juvenile Non-Fiction

Burnie, David. Endangered Planet. Kingfisher, 2004.
J 333.95 Bur (2 copies)
A very accessible resource for young people to learn about conservation and preservation of our planet.

Yaffe, M.Ed., Rebecca M. and Lonnie F. Hoade, M.Ed. When a Parent Goes to Jail: A Comprehensive Guide for Counseling Children of Incarcerated Parents. Rayve Productions Inc., 2000.
J 362.7 Yaf
A straightforward explanation for young people who may be dealing with the incarceration of a loved one.

Bodden, Valerie. Valentine's Day. Creative Education, 2006.
J 394.261 Bod
A great introduction to this lovely holiday for beginning readers.

Bodden, Valerie. Halloween. Creative Education, 2006.
J 394.264 Bod
An introduction to this spooky day, perfect for emergent readers.

Bodden, Valerie. Thanksgiving. Creative Education, 2006.
J 394.264 Bod
A neat look at this November holiday for beginning readers.

Frisch, Aaron. Christmas. Creative Education, 2006.
J 394.2663 Fri
A nice introduction to this winter holiday.

Bodden, Valerie. Hanukkah. Creative Education, 2006.
J 394.267 Bod
For beginning readers and young people this is an accessible way to learn about this holy celebration.

Jennings, Terry. Bird Watch. QEB Publishing Inc., 2005.
J 598 Jen
Learn the basics about birds in this easy-to-read title.

Bredeson, Carmen. African Elephants Up Close. Enslow Elementary, 2006.
J 599.67 Bre
Discover all the elements of an elephant in this title!

Gaff, Jackie. Why Must I...Eat Healthy Food? Cherrytree Books, 2005.
J 613.2 Gaf
Keep yourself strong and feel well by learning about and eating healthy food!

Gaff, Jackie. Why Must I...Wash My Hands? Cherrytree Books, 2005.
J 613.4 Gaf
Keep those germs away by learning how to properly wash your hands!

Gaff, Jackie. Why Must I...Brush My Teeth? Cherrytree Books, 2005.
J 617.6 Gaf
Discover why you need to keep those pearly whites so pearly!

Gnojewski, Carol. American Indian Crafts Kids Can Do! Enslow Elementary, 2006.
J 745.5 Gno
Learn how to make a "Pine Dancer Doll," a "Zuni Corncob Dart Game," or a "Pomo Acorn Top!"

Bowers, Vivien. Wow Canada! Maple Tree Press, 1999.
J 917.1 Bow
Discover our neighbors to the north in this very engaging look at Canada!

Everett, Barbara and Charles Everett. The Changing Face of Poland. Raintree, 2004.
J 943.8 Eve
Find out what is new and evolving in this Eastern European country!

Ilyin, Andrey. A Child's Day in a Russian City. Benchmark Books, 2002.
J 947 Ily
Join Polina as she goes through her day in St. Petersburg.

So, Sungwan. A Child's Day in a Chinese City. Benchmark Books, 2002.
J 951 So
Spend a day in Changzhi with a little girl named Yikang.

Das, Prodeepta. A Child's Day in an Indian Village. Benchmark Books, 2002.
J 954 Das
Learn what it is like to live in a rural Indian village with Geeta.

Provencal, Francis and Catherine McNamara. A Child's Day in a Ghanaian City. Benchmark Books, 2002.
J 966.7 Pro
See what life is like for Nii Kwei, a seven year old boy, in the captial city of Ghana, Accra.

Wilcox, Charlotte. The Iroquois. Lerner Publications Company, 2007.
J 970.3 Wil
Find out more about this fascinating culture by reading this title!

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