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June 25, 2013

July-August 2013 Recommended Reading

School Age Program (Ages 5-12)

  1. A Picture Book of Paul Revere by David A. Adler
  2. In 1776 by Jean Marzollo
  3. The Flag Maker by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  4. I Am America by Charles R. Smith Jr.
  5. Yankee Doodle by Gary Chalk
  6. The First Independence Day Celebration by Kathy Allen
  7. Independence Day by Molly Aloian
  8. The Fourth of July by Carol Amato & Ann Koffsky
  9. Independence Day by Molly Aloian
  10. Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim’s Birthday by Barbara Park
  11. 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
  12. Waiting Up for Santa: A Cute Christmas Story for Kids by Holly-Anne Divey
  13. The Easter Egg Farm by Mary Jane Auch
  14. Easter by David F. Marx
  15. Passover by David F. Marx
  16. Valentine’s Day by Trudi Strain Trueit
  17. Chinese New Year by David F. Marx
  18. President’s Day by David F. Marx
  19. St. Patrick’s Day by Carmen Bredeson
  20. April Fool’s Day by Melissa Schiller
  21. Labor Day by Carmen Bredeson
  22. Ogres Don’t Hunt Easter Eggs by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thorton Jones
  23. Here Comes T. Rex Cottontail by Lois G. Grambling
  24. Animal Grossapedia by Melissa Stewart Scholastic
  25. Allen Deep by Bradley Hague
  26. Black Gold by Albert Marrin
  27. Citizen Scientists by Loree Griffin Burns
  28. Gopher to the Rescue! A Volcano Recovery Story by Tery Catusus Jennings
  29. I, Galileo by Bonnie Christensen
  30. Island: A Story of the Galapagos by Jason Chin
  31. The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity by Elizabeth Rusch
  32. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  33. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  34. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
  35. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
  36. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  37. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  38. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows by J.K. Rowling
  39. Secrets of Droon #1: The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet by Tony Abbot
  40. The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dave Pilkey (Ages 7 and up)
  41. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  42. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  43. The Neverending Story by Michale Ende
  44. So You Want To Be A Wizard by Diane Duane
  45. The BFG by Roald Dahl
  46. Raising the Bar by Gabrielle Douglas
  47. Wilma Rudolph: Olympic Runner by Jo Harper
  48. The Boy Who Saved Baseball by John H. Ritter
  49. The Million Dollar Kick by Dan Gutman
  50. They Came From Center Field by Dan Gutman
  51. Football Genius by Tim Green
  52. At the Plate with Sammy Sosa by Matt Christopher
  53. Cinderella in Cleats by Carly Syms
  54. Hot Hand by Mike Lupica
  55. One Direction: Where We Are: Our Band, Our Story: 100% Official by One Direction
  56. Arthur Rocks with Binky by Marc Brown
  57. Music (Basher Series) by Simon Basher
  58. Music by Charlotte Guillain
  59. Molly Moon 7 the Monster Music by Georgia Byng
  60. Snow Music by Lynne Rae Perkins
  61. The Musical (Babymouse serious #10) by Jennifer L. Holmd
  62. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
  63. Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Ho
  64. The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O’Connor
  65. Aliens on Vacation by Clete Smith
  66. Dainty Delaney and the Carnival Shoes: Book #1 by Samantha Hoffman
  67. The Ice Cream Cone Coot, And Other Rare Birds by Arnold Lobel
  68. Capp Street Carnival by Claudia Mills Dutton
  69. Boris on the Move by Andrew Joyner
  70. Like Bug Juice on a Burger by Julie Sternberg

Leap Ahead Program (Ages 3-5)

  1. The Story of America’s Birthday by Patricia A. Pingry
  2. Corduroy’s 4th of July by Don Freeman
  3. Jake Johnson: The Story of a Mule by Tres Seymour
  4. Happy 4th of July, Jenny Sweeney! By Nancy Cote
  5. Fourth of July Mice! By Bethany Roberts
  6. F is for Flag by Wendy Cheyette Lewison
  7. Hats Off for the Fourth of July! By Harriet Ziefert
  8. We the Kids by David Catrow
  9. Eloise and the Big Parade by Kay Thompson
  10. God Bless America by Irving Berlin
  11. I Am America by Charles R. Smith Jr.
  12. Betsy Ross by Alexandra Wallner
  13. How to Bake an American Pie by Karma Wilson
  14. Happy Birthday America by Mary Pope Osborne
  15. A Fourth of July on the Plains by Jean Van Leeuwen
  16. Holiday Cookbook for Kids by Mystic Seaport Museum, Connie Colom
  17. Celebrate: A Book of Jewish Holidays by Judith Gross
  18. Happy Birthday To You! By Dr. Seuss
  19. A Birthday for Bear by Bonny Brecker
  20. Happy Birthday Moon by Frank Asch
  21. Happy Birthday Mouse! by Laura Numeroff
  22. It’s Pumpkin Day Mouse! By Laura Numeroff
  23. Vera’s Halloween by Vera Rosenberry
  24. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
  25. My Monster Momma Loves Me So by Laura Leuck
  26. If You’re a Monster and You Know It by Ed Emberley & Rebecca Emberley
  27. Skeleton Bones & Goblin Groans by Amy E. Sklansky
  28. Thanksgiving Is… by Gail Gibbons
  29. Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles M. Schulz
  30. The Christmas Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood
  31. Fancy Nancy Spendiferous Christmas by Jane O’Conner
  32. Thanksgiving on Thursday by Mary Pope Osborne
  33. Turkey Riddles by Kati Hall & Lisa Eisenberg
  34. The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing
  35. Happy Easter Little Critter by Mercer Mayer
  36. The Night Before Valentine’s Day by Natasha Wing
  37. Clifford’s Valentines Day by Norman Bridwell
  38. There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Chick! by Lucille Colandro
  39. Museum ABC by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  40. Museum 123 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  41. Touch the Art: Brush Mona Lisa’s Hair by Julie Appel and Amy Guglielmo
  42. Barbar’s Museum of Art by Lauren de Brunhoff
  43. Georgia’s Bones by Jen Bryant
  44. Claude Monet: Sunshine and Waterlillies by True Kelley
  45. Paris in the Spring with Picasso by Joan Yolleck and Marjorie Priceman
  46. Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan
  47. Celebrity Cat: With Paintings from Art Galleries Around the World by Meredith Hooper
  48. ABC POP! By Rachel Isaadora
  49. Museum Trip by Barbara Lehman
  50. Squeaking of Art: The Mice go to the Museum by Monica Wellington
  51. Just Behave Pablo Picasso! By Jonah Winter
  52. Hugo and Miles In I’ve Painted Everything by Scott Magoon
  53. Katie Meets the Impressionists by James Mayhew
  54. In The Garden With Van Gogh by Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober
  55. Can You Find It?: Search and Discover More Than 150 Details in 19 Works of Art by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  56. Oooh! Picasso by Mil Niepold and Jeanyves Verdu
  57. Artful Reading by Bib Raczka
  58. Here’s Looking At Me: How Artists See Themselves by Bob Raczka
  59. No One Saw by Bob Raczka
  60. Seen Art? by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
  61. Learn The Alphabet with NorthWest Coast Native Art by Ryan Cranmer
  62. The Kids Invention Book by Arlene Erlbach
  63. Mistakes That Worked by Charlotte Jones
  64. Incredible Inventions by Lee Bennett Hopkins
  65. ABC Zooborns! By Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland
  66. Alex The Parrot, No Ordinary Bird by Stephanie Spinner
  67. Birds of a Feather by Bernadette Gervais
  68. Body Actions by Shelley Rotner
  69. Desert Baths by Darcy Pattison
  70. Dolphin Baby by Nicola Davies
  71. Eight Days Gone by Linda McReynolds
  72. Frogs!: Strange and Wonderful by Laurence Pringle
  73. Giant Squid by Mary M. Cerullo
  74. Hiss-s-s-s! By Eric A. Kimmel
  75. Leopard & Silkie: One Boy’s Quest to Save the Seal Pups by Brenda Peterson
  76. Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola
  77. Nature’s Patchwork Quilt: Understanding Habitats by Mary Miche
  78. Open Wide! By Catherine Ham
  79. Emil and the Great Escape by Astrid Lindgreen
  80. Moongobble 1: The Dragon of Doom by Bruce Coville
  81. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  82. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  83. The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr
  84. Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  85. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  86. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
  87. Aunt Molly’s Attic by Breann M. George
  88. Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg
  89. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judy Barrett
  90. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crocket Johnson
  91. Miss Mary Mack adapted by Mary Ann Hoberman
  92. OH NO, Little Dragon by Jim Averbeck
  93. A Fish Out of Water by Helen Palmer
  94. Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile by Bernard Waber
  95. My Daddy is a Pretzel by Baron Baptiste
  96. The Busy Body Book: A Kid’s Guide to Fitness by Lizzy Rockwell
  97. Get Up and Go! by Nancy L. Carlson
  98. Curious George at the Baseball Game by Margret Rey
  99. Roasted Peanuts by Tim Egan
  100. Free Baseball by Sue Corbett
  101. Catcher with a Glass Arm by Matt Christopher
  102. Teammates by Tiki & Ronde Barber
  103. Exercise: Looking After Me by Liz Gogerly
  104. G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet by Brad Herzog
  105. I.Q. Gets Fit by Mary Ann Fraser
  106. Oh the Things You Can Do That Are Good For You! by Tish Rabe
  107. Spunky the Monkey: An Adventure in Exercise by Len Saunders
  108. How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals by Michael Phelps
  109. Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman by Kathleen Krull
  110. Head, Shoulders, Knes and Toes by Annie Kubler
  111. 101 Music Games for Children: Fun and Learning with Rhythms and Songs by Jerry and Ger Storms
  112. This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt
  113. The Book of Children’s Songtales: Stories in Song by GIA Publications
  114. I See a Song by Eric Carle
  115. The Story of the Orchestra by Robert Levine
  116. Play, Mozart, Play! by Peter Sis
  117. Violet’s Music by Angela Johnson
  118. Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss
  119. Ah, Music! By Aliki
  120. Forever Young by Bob Dylan
  121. Listen To My Trumpet! by Mo Willems
  122. Can You Hear It? by William Lach
  123. Music Theory Made Easy for Kids by Linda Ng
  124. Carnival of Animals: Classical Music for Kids by Camille Saint-Saens
  125. I am the Music Man by Childs Play International LTD
  126. Good Enough To Eat by Lizzy Rockwell
  127. The Edible Pyramid by Loreen Leedy
  128. First Book of Sushi by Amy Wilson Sanger
  129. The Cones At The Carnival by Lori Lankard
  130. Yum Yum Dim Sum by Amy Wilson Sanger
  131. A Little Bit of Soul Food by Amy Wilson Sanger
  132. Hello Jalapeno by Amy Wilson Sanger
  133. Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchelle Sharmat
  134. Cookie by Lisa Woomer
  135. The Pickle Patch Bathtub by Fran Kennedy
  136. Willimena and the Cookie Money by Valerie Wilson Wesley
  137. Food for Thought by Joost Elffers
  138. Fast Food by Saxton Freymann
  139. A Piece of Cake by Jill Murphy
  140. The Race Against Junk Food by Anthony Buono
  141. Olivia and the School Carnival by Joe Purdy
  142. The Carnival of the Animals by Jack Prelutsky
  143. Festival by Margaret C. Hall
  144. At the Carnival by Kirsten Hall
  145. Summer by Alice Low
  146. What I Did on My Summer Vacation by Bruce Lansky
  147. Carnival by Mary-Claire Helldorfer
  148. I Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track by Joshua Prince
  149. Froggy Goes to Camp by Jonathan London
  150. The Night Before Summer Camp by Natasha Wing
  151. Maisy Goes on Vacation by Lucy Cousins
  152. Charming Opal by Holly Hobbie
  153. Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies
  154. Stop that Pickle by Peter Armour
  155. On The Way Home by Jill Murphy
  156. Amos and Boris by William Steig

Toddler & Infant Programs

  1. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  2. Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  3. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss
  4. Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
  5. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  6. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  7. The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
  8. If I Ran The Circus by Dr. Seuss
  9. Iamberry by Bruce Degen
  10. Daddy is a Doodlebug Draw by Bruce Degen
  11. I Gotta Draw by Bruce Degen
  12. Shirley’s Wonderful Baby by Bruce Degen
  13. Wait! No Paint! by Bruce Whatley
  14. Jazzmatazz by Stephanie Calmenson and Bruce Degen
  15. Teddy Bear’s Picnic by Bruce Degen
  16. The Perfect Pet by Bruce Whatley
  17. Art Dog by Thatcher Hurd
  18. Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  19. Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  20. The Dot by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  21. Jabber Trilogy by Ellen Still Walsh
  22. Hop Jump by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  23. Mouse Colors by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  24. Jack’s Tale by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  25. For Pete’s Sake by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  26. Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
  27. My World by Margaret Wise Brown
  28. The Moon Shines Down by Margaret Wise Brown
  29. Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown
  30. A Child’s Good Night Book by Margaret Wise Brown
  31. A Child’s Good Morning Book by Margaret Wise Brown
  32. My World of Color by Margaret Wise Brown
  33. The Grouchy Lady Bug by Eric Carle
  34. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle
  35. The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle
  36. Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle
  37. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  38. Today is Monday by Eric Carle
  39. The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
  40. The Greedy Python by Eric Carle
  41. The Foolish Tortoise by Eric Carle