Tuesday, September 17, 2013

August Reads

August was a slower month for programs, but a busy month for reading. I read 110 books!  Granted a lot were picture books, but there were several audiobooks and chapter books as well.  Here are the books I completed during August:

  1. Here Comes Santa Claus by Autry, Gene
  2. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas by Rox, John
  3. Saving Grace by Gayle, Catherine
  4. Twice a Rake by Gayle, Catherine
  5. Young Fredle by Voigt, Cynthia
  6. Treasure Island by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  7. Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Macy, Sue
  8. Good Boy, Fergus! by Shannon, David
  9. Lucky Pennies and Hot Chocolate by Shields, Carol Diggory
  10. Perfect Pumpkin Pie by Cazet, Denys
  11. Carver: A Life in Poems by Nelson, Marilyn
  12. The Dark Game: True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles by Janeczko, Paul B.
  13. Sparks: The Epic, Completely True Blue, (Almost) Holy Quest of Debbie by Adams, S.J.
  14. Hurt Go Happy by Rorby, Ginny
  15. Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Blumenthal, Karen
  16. Lightship by Floca, Brian
  17. The Elephant Scientist by O'Connell, Caitlin 
  18. Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem by Schanzer, Rosalyn
  19. Garmann's Summer by Hole, Stian
  20. I Have a Sister--My Sister Is Deaf by Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse 
  21. Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein by Rubin, Susan G.
  22. Wonderstruck by Selznick, Brian
  23. We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March by Levinson, Cynthia           
  24. Bird & Squirrel on the Run by Burks, James
  25. Rose Blanche by Innocenti, Roberto
  26. Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales by Hamilton, Virginia
  27. Monstrous Beauty by Fama, Elizabeth
  28. And Red Galoshes: A Story About a Rainy Day by Millard, Glenda
  29. The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales by Hamilton, Virginia
  30. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Ness, Patrick
  31. 26 Fairmount Avenue by dePaola, Tomie
  32. Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Nelson, Kadir
  33. Neeny Coming, Neeny Going by English, Karen
  34. Grandmama's Joy by Greenfield, Eloise
  35. Something on My Mind by Grimes, Nikki
  36. Daydreamers by Greenfield, Eloise
  37. Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom by Evans, Shane W.
  38. The ABC Bunny by Gág, Wanda
  39. Frog and Toad Together (Frog and Toad, #2) by Lobel, Arnold
  40. Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2) by Bardugo, Leigh
  41. Cornrows by Yarbrough, Camille
  42. Black Child by Magubane, Peter
  43. Visiting Langston by Perdomo, Willie
  44. Little Eight John by Wahl, Jan
  45. The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth by Anderson, David A.
  46. Half a Moon and One Whole Star by Dragonwagon, Crescent
  47. Mother Crocodile by Diop, Birago
  48. My Mama Needs Me by Walter, Mildred Pitts
  49. I Have a Dream by Jr., Martin Luther King
  50. Aïda by Price, Leontyne
  51. I See the Rhythm by Igus, Toyomi
  52. Sukey and the Mermaid by Souci, Robert D. San
  53. Beat the Story-Drum, Pum-Pum by Bryan, Ashley
  54. The Lion and the Ostrich Chicks and Other African Tales by Bryan, Ashley
  55. The Hunterman and the Crocodile by Diakité, Baba Wagué
  56. Meet Danitra Brown by Grimes, Nikki
  57. Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry by Bryan, Ashley
  58. The Invisible Hunters/Los cazadores invisibles by Sam, Joe
  59. What a Morning!: The Christmas Story in a Black Spiritual by Langstaff, John
  60. C.L.O.U.D.S by Cummings, Pat
  61. The Bat Boy and His Violin by Curtis, Gavin
  62. Running the Road to ABC by Lauture, Denize
  63. Just Us Women by Caines, Jeannette Franklin
  64. Ray Charles by Mathis, Sharon Bell
  65. I Have Heard of a Land by Thomas, Joyce Carol
  66. Ellen's Broom by Lyons, Kelly Starling
  67. All the Colors of the Race by Adoff, Arnold
  68. I'm Going to Sing: Black American Spirituals by Bryan, Ashley
  69. The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children by Adedjouma, Davida
  70. The Singing Man: Adapted from a West African Folktale by Medearis, Angela Shelf
  71. Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan by Williams, Mary
  72. The Patchwork Quilt by Flournoy, Valerie
  73. Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men by Harper, Molly
  74. Africa Dream by Greenfield, Eloise
  75. Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring by Greenberg, Jan
  76. Under the Sunday Tree by Greenfield, Eloise             
  77. The Middle Passage: White Ships/ Black Cargo by Feelings, Tom       
  78. In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers by Steptoe, Javaka
  79. Soul Looks Back in Wonder by Feelings, Tom              
  80. Uncle Jed's Barber Shop by Mitchell, Margaree King               
  81. The Creation by Ransome, James
  82. Nathaniel Talking by Greenfield, Eloise         
  83. Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea by Thomas, Joyce Carol
  84. Beautiful Blackbird by Bryan, Ashley
  85. All Night, All Day: A Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals by Bryan, Ashley
  86. Night on Neighborhood Street by Greenfield, Eloise
  87. Count on Your Fingers African Style by Zaslavsky, Claudia
  88. I, Too, Am America by Hughes, Langston
  89. Eleanor & Park by Rowell, Rainbow
  90. The People Could Fly: The Picture Book by Hamilton, Virginia
  91. Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Grimes, Nikki
  92. Only Passing Through The Story of Sojourner Truth by Rockwell, Anne F.      
  93. Storm in the Night by Stolz, Mary
  94. Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys by Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald
  95. Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman by Schroeder, Alan
  96. My Rows and Piles of Coins by Mollel, Tololwa M.
  97. In the Time of the Drums by Siegelson, Kim L.
  98. Goin' Someplace Special by McKissack, Patricia C.
  99. Almost to Freedom by Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
  100. Tea Rex by Idle, Molly
  101. The Secret Olivia Told Me by Joy, N.
  102. My People by Hughes, Langston
  103. H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination by Myers, Christopher
  104. Some Parts Are Not for Sharing by Federico, Julie K.
  105. Happy Birdday, Tacky! by Lester, Helen
  106. Tiger in My Soup by Sheth, Kashmira
  107. Monkey Ono by Phillipps, J.C.
  108. Lazy Daisy, Cranky Frankie: Bedtime on the Farm by Jordan, Mary Ellen
  109. Chasing Butterflies by Toews, Harry
  110. Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball by Kelly, David A.

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