Open to the first page of this wordless book and you’ll see a little mouse, gazing up at flowers poking through a crack in a tall brick wall. The mouse Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on August 25, 2017
The monster apocalypse has begun in 13-year old Jack Sullivan’s town, and he is holed up in his tricked-out treehouse, protected by a moat and catapults. He’s resourceful and has Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on July 13, 2017
Rise of the Earth Dragon has a fast-paced plot with plenty of adventure to keep a newly independent reader interested.
Posted by Adrian L. on May 25, 2017
Part history lesson, and part time-travel adventure story, this book could appeal to Dan Gutman fans and also to children who loved the Magic Tree House books, but are ready Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on April 27, 2017
Bunny loves books and especially enjoys outdoor storytime at the library. What will poor bunny do as winter comes and storytime moves inside? Knowing he can't possibly live without books, Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on March 29, 2017
Babies come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Still, they share so many traits. Each two page spread in this book begins with “every day, everywhere” and then shows with Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on March 2, 2017
In Secrets of the Apple Tree, written by Carron Brown and illustrated by Alyssa Nassner, the reader is invited to exercise their power of observation to discover the wonders hidden Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on February 2, 2017
This fun and colorful book with simple text will allow the youngest readers to explore the physics of flight.
Posted by Adrian L. on December 29, 2016
This is a truly original story with elements of adventure and fantasy, yet it is also so real. The relationships between the characters are authentic and deep. People are the Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on October 27, 2016
Roar and stomp like a dinosaur, steer your car down a bumpy road, or hold the book tight while spinning like a flying saucer! Lolly Hopwood and YoYo Kusters are Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on September 29, 2016
Are you missing the town of Mitford? Do you long for a trip to Lake Wobegon? I have another small, quaint town for you to visit this summer. Watervalley, Tennessee Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on June 30, 2015
Developed by teacher Bobby Lynn Maslen, Bob Books provide a phonics-based, sequential method of learning how to read. If your child is ready to start reading on his or her Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on May 29, 2015
I am very much a native of the western suburbs of Chicago. My only homes have been in Downers Grove and Westmont, and I’ve always felt that suburbia was a Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on May 1, 2015
Each week, I feel privileged to share some beautiful, fun, and educational picture books with large groups of children in our storytimes here at the Westmont Library. Lately, though, a Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on April 3, 2015
I love made-up stories about worlds and people that can only exist in our imaginations. But I love real stories, too. Real stories about real people – especially people I Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on December 12, 2014
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