Books Reviewed for October, 2017

1: World Vegetarian Day—Fresh Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market written by Michelle Schaub | illustrated by Amy Huntington

2: World Day of Bullying Prevention—Come With Me written by Holly M. McGhee | illustrated by Pascal Lemaître

3: National Go On a Field Trip Month—South by Daniel Duncan

4: Balloons around the World Day—I Have a Balloon written by Ariel Bernstein | illustrated by Scott Magoon

5: World Teacher’s Day—Because I Had a Teacher, written by Kobi Yamada | illustrated by Natalie Russell

6: Carry a Tune Week—Twinkle, Twinkle, ABC written by Barney Saltzberg | illustrated by Fred Benaglia

7: Random Acts of Poetry Day—enormous SMALLNESS: A Story of E. E. Cummings written by Matthew Burgess |illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo

8: World Space Week—To the Stars! written by Carmella Van Vleet and Dr. Kathy Sullivan | illustrated by Nicole Wong

9: Curious Events Day—Something’s Fishy by Jean Gourounas

10: National Face Your Fears Day—After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat

11: Positive Attitude Month—Waiting for Goliath by Antje Damm

12: National Seafood Month—There Might Be Lobsters written by Carolyn Crimi | illustrated by Laurel Molk

13: World Egg Day—Egg by Kevin Henkes

14: Bat Appreciation Month—Bats in the Band by Brian Lies

15: World Maths Day—Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story! written by JaNay Brown-Wood | illustrated by Priscilla Burris

16: National Dictionary Day—Lexie the Word Wrangler written by Rebecca Van Slyke | illustrated by Jessie Hartland

17: National Pasta Day—The Great Pasta Escape written by Miranda Paul | illustrated by Javier Joaquin

18: National Friends of Libraries Week—Read! Read! Read! written by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater | illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke

19: Evaluate Your Life Day—Bruce’s Big Move by Ryan T. Higgins

20: National Reading Group Month—Bunny’s Book Club written by Annie Silvestro | illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss

21: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month—The Perfect Dog by Kevin O’Malley

22: National Nut Day—The Nuts Keep Rolling! written by Eric Litwin | illustrated by Scott Magoon

23: Mole Day—Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mole written by Jane Yolen | illustrated by Kathryn Brown

24: National Food Day—On the Farm, At the Market by G. Brian Karas

25: National Animal Safety and Protection Month—Don’t Lick the Dog: Making Friends with Dogs and A Cat Like That by Wendy Wahman

26: Howl at the Moon Day—The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse written by Mac Barnett | illustrated by Jon Klassen

27: National Black Cat Day—The Scariest Book Ever by Bob Shea

28: Make a Difference Day—Bonaparte Falls Apart written by Margery Cuyler | illustrated by Will Terry

29: Internet Day—Nerdy Birdy Tweets written by Aaron Reynolds | illustrated by Matt Davies

30: Checklist Day—Shivery Shades of Halloween written by Mary McKenna Siddals | Illustrated by Jimmy Pickering

31: Halloweenn—Spooky Pookie by Sandra Boynton