Mrs. Midura's Picks
Great New Picture Books
Should I Share My Ice Cream?by, Mo Willems
This is the latest installment in the wildly popular Elephant and Piggie series for beginning readers. Gerald wonders if he should share his ice cream cone with his good friend Piggie. This dilemma works itself out with a surprise solution! The dialogue that ensues will have the reader in stitches.
City Dog and Country Frog by, Mo Willems
Two Mo books on the recommendations page? Absolutely!!! This is a touching book about friendship and the circle of life. It is Dog's first day in the country. He sees something he has never seen before... a frog! "What are you doing?" City Dog asks. "Waiting for a friend" replies Country Frog wiht a smile. "But you'll do". The tale that follows is so moving. Frog and Dog play through the seasons... until winter... when Frog does not appear. Never you fear, City Dog does not end up alone!
Interrupting Chicken by, David Ezra Stein
One word... HILARIOUS!!! Papa is trying to read Chicken a bedtime story, but she keeps blurting out words of warning to the characters! Will he ever make it through a single fairy tale?
More Bears! by, Ian Falconer
The author is trying desperately to write a story, but the children in the audience keep insisting on MORE BEARS!!! Will there be enough room for all of these bears? And will the author finally gain control of his story?
Great Series for Young Readers
Sheep the Sheep by, Mo Willems
Did you like Cat the Cat? Then you will LOVE Sheep the Sheep!
The Time Warp Trio by, Jon Scieszka
If you are getting a little tired of the Mary Pope Osborne "Magic Treehouse" series, give this historical fiction set a whirl. When a young boy is given a book for his birthday, he is dubious about such a boring gift. However, he soon discovers that this is no ordinary book. With titles like Your Mother was a Neanderthal and Knights of the Kitchen Table readers will be hooked at first sight!
Nancy Drew by, Carolyn Keane
Solve mysteries with one of the most famous child sleuths. With so many themes to choose from, there is truly something for everyone!
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." --Dr. Seuss