November 2018 Book List
November 6th is General Election Day! Celebrate with these books…
Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books by Kay Winters, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter
An inspiring and true story of a boy who lived in a log cabin, loved to read, and eventually became the 16th president of the United States. Accompanied by fun illustrations, this story is a great read to accompany this political day.
We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States by David Catrow
What was the preamble to the constitution? What did it mean, so long ago? This thoughtful and hilarious book explains the country’s earliest ideals in a kid-friendly format. A good way to get young readers interested in American history.
Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers, illustrated by Shawn Harris
The Statue of Liberty is one of the United States’ most famous symbols, but there is a small detail that often goes unnoticed: her right foot is taking a step forward. Why is this small detail so significant? Told with charming pictures, this story shows the inspiring meaning of this iconic American statue.
Fall is here and Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Give thanks with these books…
The Roll-Away Pumpkin by Junia Wonders, illustrated by Daniela Volpari
Marla Little’s pumpkin is rolling away, and Marla is running to catch it! She chases it down hills, into the town, and all around! This charming book is a great way to celebrate autumn and everything that comes with this special season.
The Great Thanksgiving Escape by Mark Fearling
Gavin and his cousin Rhonda want to go outside on the swing set before dinner! Will they make it past the scary dogs and the crazy family members? Told with quirky illustrations, this comical story is a not-so-traditional celebration of this classic holiday.
Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks! by Margaret Sutherland, illustrated by Sonja Lamut
What is Thanksgiving all about? Yes, it’s about the United States’ first settlers, but the true meaning is about giving thanks and being grateful for everything life has to offer. Learn the true meaning of this celebration of gratitude.
It’s Aviation History Month! Learn all about planes and their importance with these books…
Airplanes: Soaring! Diving! Turning! by Patricia Hubbell
Where do airplanes go? What kinds of sounds do airplanes make? This fun rhyming book is an informative look at the beautiful flying machines of the sky!
The Big Book of Planes by DK Children
An encyclopedia of planes big and small, with interesting color photographs on each page. Learn how planes are used every day for travel, farming, work and much more in this kid-friendly book.