Historical Fiction... Exciting!

I'm here to tell all of our wonderful children customers: Historical fiction is good! It's not boring! It's won't put you to sleep! Historical fiction is actually entertaining. The stories can be adventurous, funny, sad, personal, and fantastic. So, next time I recommend a book based around historical events, I hope I do not hear, "Yuck! Definitely not that!" Instead, I expect an enthusiastic, "Yes!

Picture Book Best Friends

I love the Mo Willem's Early Reader series about Elephant and Pig.  They are sweet stories about friendship.  Elephant and Pig are best friends though sometimes problems do arise like a broken toy or a misunderstanding.  This started me thinking about other best friends in picture books and there have been some great ones!



The Frog and Toad series by Arnold Lobel is a classic.  Each book about Frog and Toad contains several short tales about their adventures. 



2009 Winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award

How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham won the 2009 Charlotte Zolotow Award. 

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