Friday, December 14, 2007

Here's my Christmas list!

Want to know what I'm going to ask Santa for? Some of my favorite books! here's my list:

Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes - this is a picture book with beautiful illustrations and a really sweet story about a kitten who thinks the moon is a bowl of milk. Winner of the 2005 Caldecott Medal. Ages 2 and up.

The Field Guide by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi - this is the first book in The Spiderwick Chronicles series of five books about a family who move into a large, old house and discover a fantastic and dangerous world of faeries, elves, and other strange creatures. Ages 6 - 10.

The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron - this is a poignant and powerful chapter book about a young girl growing up in a California trailer park and her concern that her guardian will abandon her. Winner of the 2006 Newbery Medal, for ages 9 -11.

How 'bout you? What books are on your Christmas list?

time to book--

P.S. - There is an exhibit of the illustrations from The Spiderwick Chronicles at The Eric Carle Museum in Amherst through January 27 AND the movie is coming out in February. Check them out!

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