I can't provide recommendations in all categories. I just can't. Often all the books I've read and would nominate have already been nominated by this point. And there are other bloggers better qualified with last-minute recommendations. NOMINATION FORM. You have all day today!!! (October 15)
BUT. I can do plenty of recommendations in a few categories!
FICTION PICTURE BOOKS
I appreciate the fact that this is a book that allows for a lot of
expression in the reading. I think it's a great choice to share with
little ones. They may just ask for it again and again and again and
again. Especially if you add in some effects! I *always* add the song to much delight to my listeners :)
The text is simple enough, and the premise is straightforward. But the
illustrations say a lot--just as much as the text itself. Each 'eat' 'sleep' and 'poop' shows the progression of growth in the baby's first year.
It is so important--no matter your age--that you learn how to resolve
conflict! I love seeing this friendship endure the stress of a big
I thought it was very charming and well written. I did indeed find it fascinating. The author's note was great.
This nonfiction picture book tells the wild-but-true story of the first
Olympic marathon. McCarthy introduces us to ten runners out of the
thirty-two that started the race. This story has plenty of twists and
turns. It's never dull!
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