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Book/Multimedia Review Stars List | May 2013

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Odd Duck (Castellucci). ©2013 by Sara Varon

Preschool to Grade 4

ARNOSKY, Jim. Shimmer & Splash. illus. by author. Sterling. p. 90.

CASTELLUCCI, Cecil. Odd Duck. illus. by Sara Varon. First Second. May 2013. p. 68.

COUDRAY, Philippe. Benjamin Bear in Bright Ideas! illus. by author. Toon Bks. p. 138.

FLEMING, Candace. Papa’s Mechanical Fish. illus. byBoris Kulikov. Farrar/Margaret Ferguson. June 2013. p. 72.

LOOK, Lenore. Brush of the Gods. illus. by Meilo So. Random/Schwartz & Wade. June 2013. p. 80.

MCGINTY, Alice B. Gandhi. illus. by Thomas Gonzalez. Amazon. p. 92.

MORSTAD, Julie. How To. illus. by author. Simply Read Books. May 2013. p. 83.

PIZZOLI, Greg. The Watermelon Seed. illus. by author. Hyperion/Disney. May 2013. p. 84.

STRINGER, Lauren. When Stravinsky Met Nijinsky. illus. by author. Houghton Harcourt. p. 96.


ANGUS, Sam. Soldier Dog. Feiwel & Friends. p. 100.

CHARLTON-TRUJILLO, e.E. Fat Angie. Candlewick. p. 104.

CRUMP, Marty. The Mystery of Darwin’s Frog. illus. by Steve Jenkins. Boyds Mills. p. 133.

FREEDMAN, Russell.Becoming Ben Franklin.Holiday House. p. 133.

GEWIRTZ, Adina Rishe. Zebra Forest. Candlewick. p. 110.

LA VALLEY, Josanne. The Vine Basket. Clarion. p. 115.

LYNCH, Chris. Pieces. S & S. p. 118.

MARINO, Nan. Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace. Roaring Brook. p. 120.

MORIARTY, Jaclyn. A Corner of White. Bk. 1. (The Colors of Madeleine Series). Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine. p. 120.

PAXMANN, Christine. From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers. tr. from German by Cynthia Hall. illus. by Anne Ibelings. Prestel. p. 136.

RUBIN, Susan Goldman. Diego Rivera. Abrams. p. 137.

TREVAYNE, Emma. Coda. Running Pr. Teens. May 2013. p. 129.


MODAN, Rutu. The Property. tr. from Hebrew by Jessica Chen. Drawn & Quarterly. June 2013. (Mar. 20, 2013, post)

KRUEGER, William Kent. Ordinary Grace. S & S/Atria. (Mar. 21, 2013, post)

OZEKI, Ruth. A Tale for the Time Being. Viking. (Apr. 8, 2013, post)



Julian Bond: Reflections from the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement. Filmakers Library. p. 51.

An Original DUCKumentary (Nature Series). PBS Dist. p.50.


Last Dragonslayer: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 1. By Jasper Fforde. Brilliance Audio. p.53.

Maggot Moon. By Sally Gardner. Brilliance Audio. p. 54.

Shadow on the Mountain. By Margi Preus. Recorded Books. p. 56.

What Came from the Stars. By Gary Schmidt. Recorded Books. p. 58.

Yellow Star. By Jennifer Roy. Brilliance Audio. p. 58.