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Book/Multimedia Review Stars List: January 2013

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Henry and the Cannons (Brown), ©2013 illustration by Don Brown

Henry and the Cannons (Brown), ©2013 illustration by Don Brown

Preschool to Grade 4

AHLBERG , Allan. The Goldilocks Variations . illus. by Jessica Ahlberg. Candlewick. p. 74.

BROWN , Don. Henry and the Cannons . illus. by author. Roaring Brook. Jan. 2013. p. 89.

BRYANT , Jen. A Splash of Red . illus. by Melissa Sweet. Knopf. Jan. 2013. p. 89.

HALPERIN , Wendy Anderson. Peace. illus. by author. S & S/Atheneum. Jan. 2013. p. 92.

HELQUIST , Brett. Grumpy Goat. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Harper. Jan. 2013. p. 78.

JEFFERS , Oliver. This Moose Belongs to Me. illus. by author. Philomel. p. 80.

JENKINS , Steve & Robin Page. My First Day. illus. by Steve Jenkins. Houghton Harcourt. Jan. 2013. p. 92.

MARKEL , Michelle. Brave Girl. illus. by Melissa Sweet. HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray. Feb. 2013. p. 93.

MERCHANT , Natalie, adapt. Leave Your Sleep. illus. by Barbara McClintock. Farrar/Frances Foster. p. 94.

MOORE , Eva. Lucky Ducklings. illus. by Nancy Carpenter. Scholastic/Orchard. Feb. 2013. p. 82.

VIVA , Frank. A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse. illus. by author. Toon Bks. p. 87.

WERNER , Sharon & Sarah Forss. Alphasaurs and Other Prehistoric Types. illus. by authors. Blue Apple. p. 96.


BLACKWOOD , Sage. Jinx . HarperCollins/Harper. Jan. 2013. p. 101.

BOLDEN , Tonya. Emancipation Proclamation . Abrams. Jan. 2013. p. 130.

CHADDA , Sarwat. The Savage Fortress . Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine. p. 102.

FRADIN , Judith Bloom & Dennis Brindell Fradin. The Price of Freedom . illus. by Eric Velasquez. Walker. Jan. 2013. p. 132.

HALLIDAY , Ayun. Peanut . illus. by Paul Hoppe. Random/Schwartz and Wade. Jan. 2013. p. 137.

NIELSEN , Susin. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen. Tundra. p. 122.

ROSEN , Michael J. Sailing the Unknown. illus. by Maria Cristina Pritelli. Creative Editions. p. 124.

SPINELLI , Jerry. Hokey Pokey. Knopf. Jan. 2013. p. 126.

STONE , Tanya Lee. Courage Has No Color. Candlewick. Jan. 2013. p. 134.

TIMBERLAKE , Amy. One Came Home. Knopf. Jan. 2013. p. 128.

Adult Books 4 Teens Blog

HAYES , Nick. The Rime of the Modern Mariner . illus. by author. Viking. (Nov. 21, 2012, post)



The Dustbowl. PBS Dist. p. 58.
Henry Clay and the Struggle for the Union. TMW Media. p. 58.
Planet Dinosaur. Warner Home Video. p. 57.


Anna Hibiscus. By Atinuke. Recorded Books. p. 60.
The Fire Chronicle: The Books of Beginning, Book 2. By John Stephens. Listening Library. p. 61.
The Mighty Sky. NewSound Kids. p. 68.
The Monster’s Valentine Ball. Family Arts Theater. p. 68.
Pete Remembers Woody. CDBaby.com. p. 69.
Son. By Lois Lowry. Listening Library. p. 65.
Splendors & Glooms. By Laura Amy Schlitz. Recorded Books. p. 66.
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase: The Wolves Chronicles. By Joan Aiken. Listening Library. p. 67.
Zero the Hero. By Joan Holub. Spoken Arts. p. 67.

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