Books Reviewed for February, 2018

1: World Read Aloud Day—Read the Book, Lemmings, written by Ame Dykman | illustrated by Zachariah Ohora

2: National Women Inventors Month–The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin, written by Julia Finley Mosca | illustrated by Daniel Rieley

3: It’s Library Lover’s Month–Madeline Finn and the Library Dog, by Lisa Papp

4: National Sweater Day—Extra Yarn, written by Mac Barnett | illustrated by Jon Klassen

5: National Weather Person’s Day—When the Snow Falls, written by Linda Booth Sweeney | illustrated by Jana Christy

6: It’s Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week—Mr. Goat’s Valentine, written by Eve Bunting | illustrated by Kevin Zimmer

7: National Girls and Women in Sports Day—The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, written by Frances Poletti and Kristina Yee | illustrated by Susanna Chapman

8: Laugh and Get Rich Day—Accident!, by Andrea Tsurumi

9: National Bagel Day—Bagel in Love, written by Natasha Wing | illustrated by Helen Dardik

10: National Umbrella Day—The Green Umbrella, written by Jackie Azua Kramer | illustrated by Maral Sassouni

12: Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday—Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country), written by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer | illustrated by Stacy Innerst

13: Get a Different Name Day—My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?, written by Jennifer Fosberry | illustrated by Mike Litwin

14: International Book Giving Day—A Different Pond, written by Bao Phi | illustrated by Thi Bui

15: National Flag Day of Canada—Carson Crosses Canada, written by Linda Bailey, Kass Reich

16: Do a Grouch a Favor Day—Be Quiet!, by Ryan T. Higgins

17: Random Acts of Kindness Day—May I Come In?, written by Marsha Diane Arnold | illustrated by Jennie Poh

18: Boost Your Self Esteem Month—Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt: A Narwhal and Jelly Book, by Ben Clanton

19: It’s the XXIII Winter Olympics—Mice Skating, written by Annie Silvestro | illustrated by Teagan White

20: National Love Your Pet Day—Seed Man, by Aiko Ikegami

21: It’s National Bird-Feeding Month—Warbler Wave, by April Pulley Sayre with Jeff Sayre

22: Yoga Day—You Are a Lion!: And Other Fun Yoga Poses, by Taeeun Yoon

23: National Tile Day—The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid, by Jeanette Winter

24: National Haiku Writing Month—Guess Who, Haiku, written by Deanna Caswell | illustrated by Bob Shea

25: Bake for Family Fun Month—Chop Sticks and Potstickers, written by Liselotte Schippers

26: National Tell a Fairy Tale Day—La Princesa and the Pea, written by Susan Middleton Elya | iIlustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal

27: National Strawberry Day—The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear, written by Don and Audrey Wood | illustrated by Don Wood

28: It’s Bird Feeding Month—Bird Builds a Nest, written by Martin Jenkins | illustrated by Richard Jones