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Podcast 9 – May/June in Review

2019 MAY IN REVIEW on Spreker

Kiss the Book on iTunes

BOARD BOOK

LISA – I thought I Saw A Dinosaur! By Lydia Nichols- ESSENTIAL 

Lydia Nichols website 

PICTURE BOOK

CINDY – The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas by Tony Wilson – ESSENTIAL

Tony Wilson website

CINDY – Sign Off by Stephen Savage – ESSENTIAL

What to do With a Box – Jane Yolen

The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

Mix-It-Up by Herve Tullet

LISA – Nobody Hugs a Cactus by Carter Goodrich – ESSENTIAL 

Book Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv_6eCAHWys

Author website http://www.cartergoodrich.com/

CINDY – Fergal and the Bad Temper by Robert Starling – ESSENTIAL 

Barnacle is Bored by Jonathan Fenske

My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood by Tameka Fryer Brown

CINDY – Rescuing Rialto by Lynda V. Mapes – ESSENTIAL

About Rialto

Pup 681: A Sea Otter Rescue Story by Jean Reidy

Shedd Aquarium and Luna (Pup 681)

The Ugly Five by Julia Donaldson

Borrowing Bunnies by Cynthia Lord

LISA – Wish by Chris Saunders – ESSENTIAL

 Author Website http://thecurioustreehouse.blogspot.com/

CINDY – We are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines and kids 

Magnolia Blog

LISA –  A Giant Man from a Tiny Town: A Story of Angus Macaskill by Tom Ryan – ESSENTIAL 

Author website http://www.tomryanauthor.com/about

Illustrator website

Angus Macaskill Museum in Scotland

CINDY – Karate Kakapo by Loredana Cunti and Stacy Curtis – ESSENTIAL 

Pretzel by Margaret Rey

Rubber-Legged Ducky by John G. Keller

LISA – Ocean: Secrets of the Deep by Sabrina Weiss – ESSENTIAL

Author’s site https://muckrack.com/sabrinamweiss

Publisher’s site https://www.whatonearthbooks.com/us/product/ocean-secrets-of-the-deep/

CINDY – The Wall: A Timeless Tale by Macri and Zanotti – ESSENTIAL

CINDY – The Brain is Kind of a Big Deal by Nick Seluk- ESSENTIAL 

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal by Nick Seluk

Sun! One in a Billion by Stacy McAnulty

GRAPHIC NOVEL

LISA – Sunny Rolls the Dice by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm – ESSENTIAL 

Jennifer Holm website http://www.jenniferholm.com/

LISA – Guts by Raina Telgemeier – ESSENTIAL

Raina Telgemeier website https://goraina.com/

Focused https://kissthebook.blogspot.com/2018/11/focused-by-alyson-gerber-advisable.html

MG NOVEL

LISA – The True History of Lyndie B. Hawkins by Gail Shepherd – ESSENTIAL 

Author website http://gailshepherdauthor.com/

The Not so Boring Letters of Private Nobody by Matthew Landis

CINDY – Not If I Can Help It by Carolyn Mackler – ESSENTIAL 

Carolyn Mackler website – https://www.carolynmackler.com

Sunny Side Up by Jennifer and Matthew Holm – ADVISABLE

LISA – The Truth About Martians by Melissa Savage – ESSENTIAL 

Author website https://melissadsavage.com/

CINDY – Seventh Grade Vs. The Galaxy by Joshua Levy –ESSENTIAL

Space Case by Stuart Gibbs

Voyagers HQ – https://www.voyagershq.com/bookseries.html

Game of Flames by Robin Wasserman – ADVISABLE

Bounders by Monica Tesler – ADVISABLE

LISA – The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman – ADVISABLE 

Author website https://padmavenkatraman.com/

CINDY – Batting Order by Mike Lupica – ESSENTIAL 

Tim Green

LISA – A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese – ESSENTIAL

Author website http://keithcalabrese.com/

NON-FICTION – CINDY – It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah – ESSENTIAL

Trevor Noah on Twitter – https://twitter.com/Trevornoah

Hidden Girl by Shyima Hall – ESSENTIAL Modern Slavery in America

Balcony on the Moon – (Palestine 1967)

LISA – Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh – ESSENTIAL

Author website https://katherinemarsh.com/

Refugee by Alan Gratz – ESSENTIAL

Front Desk by Kelly Yang – ADVISABLE

NON-FICTION – CINDY – Killer Style by McMahon and David – ESSENTIAL 

How They Croaked by Georgia Bragg. RECOMMENDED

They Lost Their Heads! by Carlyn Beccia – ESSENTIAL

YA

LISA – Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller – ESSENTIAL 

Author website https://tricialevenseller.com/

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller – ADVISABLE

The Valiant by Lesley Livingston – ADVISABLE

CINDY – The Lovely and the Lost by Jennifer Lynn Barnes 

Website – http://www.jenniferlynnbarnes.com

Twitter – https://twitter.com/jenlynnbarnes

Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter – ADVISABLE

I am Still Alive by Kate Marshall – OPTIONAL

LISA – I, Claudia by Mary McCoy – HIGH 

Author website http://mary-mccoy.com/

CINDY – Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Ash by Malinda Lo

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