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Today we’re tackling…
Best Children’s Books 2017
THE LEGEND OF ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS
By Drew Daywalt
[Recommended by Carolyn Harnick] From the Kingdom of the Backyard, Rock searches for an adversary that might best him, meanwhile Paper and Scissors set off on their own quests for competitors
K IS FOR KWANZAA By Juwanda Ford
[Recommended by Liz Bosarge] Celebrates the African-American holiday Kwanzaa by introducing related words from A to Z, including “Africa,” “bendera,” “dashiki,” and “yams.”
THE FIRST RULE OF PUNK
By Celia Perez
[Recommended by Lucie Ferguson] From debut author and longtime zine-maker Celia C. Perez, The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.
TOAD ON THE ROAD: A CAUTIONARY TALE
[Recommended by Carolyn Harnick] With bouncy call-and-response text and vivid illustrations, this lively picture book from author-illustrator Stephen Shaskan is sure to have readers giggling along with Toad’s silly antics. A perfect read-aloud! Who’s that coming down the road? Oh yikes! Oh yikes! It’s a bear on a bike.
Stay tuned to #PrattChat tomorrow for Best Young Adult Titles 2017.