Books Reviewed for July, 2017

1: Canada Day—Carson Crosses Canada, written by Linda Bailey | illustrated by Kass Reich

2: Build a Scarecrow Day—The Scarecrow’s Hat, by Ken Brown

3: International Plastic Bag Free Day—One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia by written by Miranda Paul | illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

4: Independence Day—The Night Before the Fourth of July, written by Natasha Wing |illustrated by Amy Wummer

5: Independent Retailer Month—Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes, written by Tim Wynne-Jones | illustrated by Brian Won

6: Vacation Rental Month—Hotel Bruce, by Ryan T. Higgins

7: Tell the Truth Day—Kate Warne: Pinkerton Detective, written by Marissa Moss | illustrated by April Chu

8: SCUD Day—7 Ate 9: The Untold Story, written by Tara Lazar | illustrated by Ross MacDonald

9: National Watermelon Month–The Watermelon Seed, by Greg Pizzoli

10: National Grilling Month—Jack and the Giant Barbecue, written by Eric A. Kimmel | illustrated by John Manders

11: Cow Appreciation Day—Prudence the Part-Time Cow, written by Jody Jensen Shaffer | illustrated by Stephanie Laberis

12: Anti-Boredom Month—Barnacle is Bored, by Jonathan Fenske

13: International Rock Day—The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, written by Drew Daywalt |illustrated by Adam Rex

14: Shark Awareness Day—Shark Dog!, by Ged Adamson

15: National Give Something Away Day—Hooray for Hat, written by Brian Won

16: National Personal Chef Day—Bake Shop Ghost, written by Jacqueline K. Ogburn | illustrated by Marjorie Priceman

17: Global Hug Your Kid Day—Hug It Out!, by Louis Thomas

18: Park and Recreation Month—Pedal Power: How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World, by Alan Drummond

19: National Ice Cream Month—Ice Cream Summer, by Peter Sis

20: Space Exploration Day—The Darkest Dark, written by Chris Hadfield | illustrated by the Fan Brothers (Terry and Eric Fan)

21: Culinary Arts Month—Chow Mein and Potstickers, written by Liselotte Schippers | illustrated by Monique van den Hout

22: National Zookeeper Week—Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids, written by Kristen Fischer | illustrated by Susi Schaefer

23: Gorgeous Grandma Day—What Can Your Grandma Do?, written by Anne Sawan | illustrated by Sernur Isik

24: Cousins Day—Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin, by Duncan Tonatiuh

25: Thread the Needle Day—I Am Henry Finch, written by Alexis Deacon | illustrated by Viviane Schwarz

26: All or Nothing Day—My Good Morning, written by Kim Crockett Corson | illustrated by Jelena Brezovec

27: Dog Days of Summer—And Then Comes Summer, written by Tom Brenner | illustrated by Jaime Kim

28: Culinary Arts Month—Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June Jo Lee | illustrated by Man One

29: Rain Day—The Green Umbrella, written by Jackie Azúa Kramer | illustrated by Maral Sassouni

30: Paperback Book Day—Bunny’s Book Club, written by Annie Silvestro | illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss

31: National Picnic Month—Picnic, by John Burningham