Books Reviewed for June, 2017

1: Great Outdoors Month—Round, written by Joyce Sidman | illustrated by Taeeun Yoo

2: National Oceans Month—Town Is by the Sea, written by Joanne Schwartz | illustrated by Sydney Smith

3: Repeat Day—Before and After, by Jean Jullien

4: Tailors Day—Green Pants, by Kenneth Kraegal

5: Sausage Roll Day—Pigs and a Blanket, by James Burks

6: Gardening Exercise Day—Lola Plants a Garden, written by Anna McQuinn |illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

7: Global Running Day—Groundhog’s Runaway Shadow, by David Biedrzycki

8: Upsy-Daisy Day—A Crow of His Own, written by Megan Dowd Lambert | illustrated by David Hyde Costello

9: National Family Month—It’s Great Being a Dad, written by Dan Bar-el | illustrated by Gina Perry

10: Worldwide Knit in Public Day—Ned the Knitting Pirate, written by Diana Murray | illustrated by Leslie Lammle

11: Corn on the Cob Day—Bob & Rob & Corn on the Cob, by Todd McQueen

12: Adopt a Cat Month—Lily’s Cat Mask, by Julie Fortenberry

13: National Camping Month—Rhoda’s Rock Hunt, written by Molly Beth Griffin | illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell

14: International Bath Day—Around the World in a Bathtub: Bathing All Over the Globe, written by Wade Bradford | illustrated by Micha Archer

15: Smile Power Day—Welcome, by Barroux

16: Fresh Veggies Day—Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market, written by Michelle Schaub | illustrated by Amy Huntington

17: Great Outdoors Month—Owl Sees Owl, written by Laura Godwin | illustrated by Rob Dunlavey

18: Father’s Day—The Best Part of Daddy’s Day, by Claire Alexander

19: National Zoo and Aquarium Month—Goldfish Ghost, written by Lemony Snicket | illustrated by Lisa Brown

20: World Refugee Day—The Journey, by Francesca Sanna

21: Make Music Day—Ada’s Violin: The True Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, written by Susan Hood | illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

22: World Oceans Month—Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt, by Ben Clanton

23: Olympic Day—Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman, Olympic High-Jump Champion, written by Heather Lang | illustrated by Floyd Cooper

24: Zoo and Aquarium Month—A Fish to Feed, written by Ellen Mayer | illustrated by Ying-Hwa Hu

25: Potty Training Awareness Month—I’ve Got to Go, by Guido van Genechten

26: Adopt a Cat Month—The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem “Pangur Bán, written by Jo Ellen Bogart | illustrated by Sydney Smith

27: Effective Communications Month—The Bear Who Stared, by Ducan Beedie

28: Great Outdoors Month—The Fog, written by Kyo Maclear | illustrated by Kenard Pak

29: International Mud Month—Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud that Changed Baseball, written by David A. Kelly | illustrated by Oliver Dominguez

30: Social Media Day—Tek: The Modern Caveboy, by Patrick McDonnell

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