Books Reviewed in November

1: Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)—Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras

By Duncan Tontiuh

2: Look for Circles Day—Squares & Other Shapes: with Josef Albers (First Concepts with Fine Artists)

Artwork by Josef Albers

3: Sandwich Day—Sam’s Sandwich

By David Pelham

4: Fountain Pen Day—Will’s Words: How Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talked

Written by Jane Sutcliffe | Illustrated by John Shelley

5: Book Lovers Day—Hug This Book

Written by Bernie Saltzberg | Illustrated by Fred Benaglia

6: Marooned without a Compass Day—In a Village by the Sea

Written by Muon Van | Illustrated by April Chu

7: Job Action Day—A Crow of His Own

Written by Megan Dowd Lambert | Illustrated by David Hyde Costello

8: X-Ray Day—Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons

Written by Sara Levine | Illustrated by T.S Spookytooth

9: World Aviation Day—Wind Flyers

Written by Angela Johnson | Illustrated by Loren Long

10: World Science Day for Peace and Development—How the Meteorite Got to the Museum

By Jessie Hartland

11: Veterans Day—Anna & Natalie

Written by Barbara H. Cole | Illustrated by Ronald Himler

12: Fancy Rat and Mouse—The Mouse and the Moon

By Gabriel Alborozo

13: World Kindness Day—Extra Yarn

Written by Mac Barnett | Illustrated by Jon Klassen

14: International Girl’s Day—Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

By Rachel Ignotofsky

15: I Love to Write Day—I Am a Story

By Dan Yaccarino

16: It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week—The Most Magnificent Thing

By Ashley Spires

17: Take a Hike Day—Harriet Can Carry It

Written by Kirk Jay Mueller | Illustrated by Sarah Vonthron-Laver

18: It’s National Pet Awareness Month—If I Had a Gryphon

Written by Vikki VanSickle | Illustrated by Cale Atkinson

19: National Adoption Day—The Story I’ll Tell

Written by Nancy Tupper Ling | Illustrated by Jessica Lanan

20: National Absurdity Day—Strange Mr. Satie: Composer of the Absurd

Written by M. T. Anderson | Illustrated by Petra Mathers

21: False Confession Day—The Bear Ate Your Sandwich

By Julia Sarcone-Roach

22: It’s Picture Book Month—The Whisper

By Pamela Zagarenski

23: Fibonacci Day—Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci

Written by Joseph D’Agnese | Illustrated by John O’Brien

24: Thanksgiving Day—This Little Turkey

Written by Aly Fronis | Illustrated by Migy Blanco

25: It’s National Farm City Week—On the Farm, at the Market

By G. Brian Karas

26: National Family Week—Meet the Dullards

Written by Sara Pennypacker | Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri

27: Pins and Needles Day—Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Factory Strike

Written by Michelle Markel | Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

28: National French Toast Day—Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast

Written by Josh Funk | lllustrated by Brendan Kearney

29: It’s National Family Literacy Month—A Fish to Feed | Red Socks

Written by Ellen Mayer | Illustrated by Ying-Hwa Hu

30: It’s Picture Book Month—Owl Sees Owl

Written by Laura Godwin | Illustrated by Rob Dunlavey