Thursday, December 26, 2013

Dog on Good Books 2013

One final list of the year . . . our favorites.  In creating this list, we indulged ourselves by allowing personal interests and experiences to influence our selections.  These are books we love, and we recommend them wholeheartedly.

Picture Books:
  • Bunnies on Ice by Johanna Wright
  • The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers
  • That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems
  • If You Want to See a Whale by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin Stead
  • Sophie's Squash by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
  • Journey by Aaron Becker
  • Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown
  • Big Snow by Jonathan Bean
  • Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner
  • The Tiny King by Taro Miura
  • Loula Is Leaving for Africa by Anne Villeneuve
Fiction (Ages 6-8):
  • Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes
  • The Meanest Birthday Girl by Josh Schneider
  • Mysterious Traveler by Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham, illustrated by P.J. Lynch
Fiction (Ages 9-14):
  • The Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A novel of snow and courage by Chris Kurtz, illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt
  • Jinx by Sage Blackwood
  • Zebra Forest by Adina Rishe Gewirtz
  • Doll Bones by Holly Black, illustrated by Eliza Wheeler
  • The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata, illustrated by Julia Kuo
  • Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Bluffton by Matt Phelan
  • Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by K.G. Campbell
  • Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Folktales/Fairy Tales:
  • Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Sybille Schenker
  • Gobble You Up! by Gita Wolf, illustrated by Sunita

1 comment:

  1. All of my favorites from this year are on your lists along with a few I haven't read yet! Those I missed will move to the top for me. Love this!