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Book/Multimedia Review Stars List: December 2012

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Sleep Like a Tiger (Logue), Illustration by Pamela Zagarenski

Preschool to Grade 4

FYLEMAN , Rose. Mice . illus. by Lois Ehlert. S & S/Beach Lane. 2012. p. 90.

HANLON , Abby. Ralph Tells a Story. illus. by author. Amazon. 2012. p. 91.

LOGUE , Mary. Sleep Like a Tiger . illus. by Pamela Zagarenski. Houghton Harcourt. 2012. p. 94.

OBED , Ellen Bryan. T welve Kinds of Ice. illus. by Barbara McClintock. Houghton Harcourt. 2012. p. 96.

SMITH , Lane. Abe Lincoln’s Dream. illus. by author. Roaring Brook. 2012. p. 100.


DEEM, James M. Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America. Houghton Harcourt. 2012. p. 137.

DYER Hadley. Potatoes on Rooftops. Annick. 2012. p. 137.

FRYDENBORG, Kay. Wild Horse Scientists. (Scientists in the Field Series). Houghton Harcourt. 2012. p. 138.

GOLIO, Gary. Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane’s Musical
. illus. by Rudy Gutierrez. Clarion. 2012. p. 138.

LAKE, Nick. In Darkness. Bloomsbury. 2012.
p. 122.

LANGE, Erin Jade. Butter.Bloomsbury. 2012. p. 122.

MARSH, Katherine. Jepp, Who Defied the Stars. Hyperion/Disney.2012. p. 124.

MARTIN, C. K. Kelly. Yesterday. Random. 2012. p. 125.

RIVERS, Karen. The Encyclopedia of Me.Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine. 2012. p. 129.

SELVAM, Saalai & Tejubehan. Drawing from the City. tr. from Tamil by V. Geetha & Gita Wolf. illus. by Tejubehan. Tara Bks. 2012. p. 141.

SNICKET, Lemony. Who Could That Be at This Hour?
Bk. 1. illus. by Seth. (All the Wrong Questions Series). Little, Brown. 2012. p. 132.


BANES, Graham L. The Kingfisher Encyclopedia of Life.Kingfisher. 2012. p. 82.

Adult Books 4 Teens

KAPLAN, Matt. Medusa’s Gaze and Vampire’s Bite.
Scribner. (Oct. 22 post)

SIEGEL, Mark. Sailor Twainillus. by author. First Second. (Oct. 24 post)



Day Carl Sandburg Died. PBS Dist. p. 64.

Force of Nature. Bullfrog Films. p. 65.


Blue Clouds. Smithsonian Folkways. p 74.

Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Extra Credit. By Tom Greenwald. Brilliance Audio. p. 67.

Cranberry Red Balloon. AV Café. p. 75.

Creepy Crawly Love. CDBaby.com. p. 75.

Crush. By Gary Paulsen. Brilliance Audio. p. 67.

Diviners. By Libba Bray. Listening Library. p. 68.

Just in Time, Abraham Lincoln. By Patricia Polacco. Spoken Arts. p. 77,

Little Seed. Smithsonian Folkways. p. 75.

See You at Harry’s. By Jo Knowles. Brilliance Audio. p 71.

Wheels of Change. By Sue Mac. Recorded Books. p. 77.

Won Ton. By Lee Wardlaw. Recorded Books. p. 74.