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Book/Multimedia Review Stars List: March 2013

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The Highway Rat (Donaldson) ©2013 by Axel Scheffler.

Preschool to Grade 4

BUNTING , Eve. Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? illus. by Sergio Ruzzier. Clarion. Mar. 2013. p. 108.

CATE , Annette Leblanc. Look Up! illus. by author. Candlewick. Mar. 2013. p. 134.

DE SÈVE , Randall. Peanut and Fifi Have a Ball. illus. by Paul Schmid. Dial. Apr. 2013. p. 110.

Donaldson, Julia. The Highway Rat. illus. by Axel Scheffler. Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine. Apr. 2013. p. 134.

FLEISCHMAN , Paul. The Matchbox Diary . illus. by Bagram Ibatoulline. Candlewick. Mar. 2013. p. 111.

GUIBERSON , Brenda Z. Frog Song. illus. by Gennady Spirin. Holt. p. 138.

LAGERCRANTZ , Rose. My Happy Life. tr. from Swedish by Julia Marshall. illus. by Eva Eriksson. Gecko. Mar. 2013. p. 116.

MCKAY , Hilary. Lulu and the Dog from the Sea. Bk. 2. illus. by Priscilla Lamont. (Lulu Series). Albert Whitman. Mar. 2013. p. 120.

MARKLE , Sandra. The Long, Long Journey. illus. by Mia Posada. Millbrook. Apr. 2013. p. 142.

PANZIERI , Lucia. The Kindhearted Crocodile. tr. from Italian by Grace Maccarone. illus. by AntonGionata Ferrari. Holiday House. Apr. 2013. p. 122.

RASCHKA , Chris. Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle. illus. by author. Random/Schwartz and Wade. Apr. 2013. p. 124.

SPINELLI , Eileen. When No One Is Watching. illus. by David A. Johnson. Eerdmans. p. 128.

WORTH , Valerie. Pug and Other Animal Poems. illus. by Steve Jenkins. Farrar/Margaret Ferguson. Mar. 2013. p. 144.


CARRIGER , Gail. Etiquette & Espionage. Bk. 1. (Finishing School Series). Little, Brown. p. 150.

FLOWERS , Arthur. I See the Promised Land. illus. by Manu Chitrakar. Groundwood/House of Anansi. p. 184.

GOULD , Steven. Impulse. Bk. 3. (Juniper Series). Tor. p. 158.

MACCOLL , Michaela. Nobody’s Secret. Chronicle. Apr. 2013. p. 167.

MCKAY , Sharon E. War Brothers. illus. by Daniel Lafrance. Annick. p. 186.

O’CONNOR , George. Poseidon. Bk. 5. illus. by author. (Olympians Series). First Second. Mar. 2013. p. 185.

PADIAN , Maria. Out of Nowhere. Knopf. 2013. p. 170.

SEPETYS , Ruta. Out of the Easy. Philomel. 2013. p. 174.

VANDERPOOL , Clare. Navigating Early. Delacorte. 2013. p. 176.

Adult Books 4 Teens

EISENSTOCK , Alan with Eric Zala & Chris Strompolos. Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made. Thomas Dunne. (Jan. 23, 2013, post)

VALENTE , Catherynne M. Six-Gun Snow White. Subterranean. (Feb. 4, 2013, post)


Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Weston Woods. p. 61.

Man Who Saved the World. PBS Dist. p. 64.

Merry Christmas, Splat. Weston Woods. p. 61.

Sky Color. Weston Woods. p. 60.

Wapos Bay, Season 3. National Film Board of Canada. p. 64.


Action! Fun! Dance! For Kids. Learning Station. p. 73.

Carnival of the Animals. Maestro Classics. p. 73.

Come August, Come Freedom. By Gigi Amateau. Brilliance Audio. p. 66.

Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There. By Catherynne M.Valente. Brilliance Audio. p. 67.

Hootenanny. p. 74.

Lullaby. Justin Roberts Music. p. 74.

Sir Charlie. AudioGO. p. 75.

Torn. Brilliance Audio. p. 72.