The Kids’ Book Corner

Kids’ book reviews and tidbits from an indie bookseller.

Paper Towns November 1, 2008

Filed under: New Books,Podcasts,Young Adult — kidsbookcorner @ 11:54 am

Paper Towns

by John Green

(Dutton, hardcover, $17.99)

John Green, author of Looking for Alaska, has brought us another fantasctic YA novel.  I’d recommend this one for ages 14+.

Listen to the Podcast: Paper Towns

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!

 

Smiles to Go

Filed under: Middle-Grade,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:51 am

Smiles to Go

by Jerry Spinelli

(Joanna Cotler Books, hardcover, $16.99)

Spinelli brings us another great middle-grade novel.

Listen to the Podcast: Smiles to Go

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!

 

Pete & Pickles

Filed under: New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:46 am

Pete & Pickles

by Berkeley Breathed

(Philomel, hardcover, $17.99)

This is one of my favorite picture books of 2008. Breathed’s stunningly cinematic illustrations and the breathtaking story of friendship between a widower pig and a free-spirited elephant won me over big time.

Listen to the Podcast: Pete & Pickles

Buy this book from your local independent bookseller!

 

The Way We Work

Filed under: New Books,Non-Fiction,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:42 am

The Way We Work

by David Macaulay

(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, hardcover, $35.00)

The amazing David Macaulay, author of The New Way Things Work, has created a brilliant introduction to the human body.

Listen to the Podcast: The Way We Work

Buy this book from your local independent bookstore!