“1000 Books Before Kindergarten” is a nation-wide challenge to parents, designed to help children learn to love books and gain skills for kindergarten readiness.
We have begun using the New York Times Bestseller Lists for both Middle School and Picture Books for the younger children. The Middle School books are housed on the west wall directly west of the circulation desk. The New York Times list for Middle School is posted on the shelf to the right of the books. Middle School New York Times Bestseller List updated 11-02-2017 1 Wonder, by R. J. Palacio 2 Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, by Elena Favilli (Kindle only) 3 Wishtree, by Katherine Applegate 4 Auggie & Me, by R. J. Palacio 5 Women in Science, by Rachel Ignotofsky 6 Minecraft: The Island, by Max Brooks 7 The War I finally Won, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley 8 Laugh Out Loud, by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein 9 Refugee, by Alan Gratz 10 The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine, by Mark Twain and Philip Stead
Picture Books on the New York Times Bestseller List updated on 11-02-2017 The picture books are placed on the round table in the children's area. We have the following new picture books.
Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins, by James Dean She Persisted, by Chelsea Clinton A Creepy Pair of Underwear, by Aaron Reynolds Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin #1 After the Fall, by Dan Santat (Humpty-Dumpty) The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt