Five questions for Jon Agee
Nothing by Jon Agee, Hyperion, 3–7 years.
Terrific by Jon Agee, di Capua/Hyperion, 3–7 years.
The Other Side of Town by Jon Agee, di Capua/Scholastic, 3–7 years.
Little Santa by Jon Agee, Dial, 3–7 years.
If Snow Falls by Jon Agee, Pantheon, 3–7 years.
If the weather outside is frightful
Big Snow by Jonathan Bean, Farrar, 3–7 years.
Dusk by Uri Shulevitz, Farrar/Ferguson, 3–7 years.
When Charley Met Grampa written by Amy Hest, illus. by Helen Oxenbury, Candlewick, 3–7 years.
Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift by Dara Goldman, Sleeping Bear, 3–7 years.
Finger Rhymes by Marc Brown, Dutton, 2–5 years.
Marc Brown’s Playtime Rhymes: A Treasury for Families to Learn and Play Together by Marc Brown, Little, Brown, 2–5 years.
Toddler Christmas, illus. by Katie Saunders, Barron’s, 2–5 years.
The Family Christmas Treasury: Tales of Anticipation, Celebration, and Joy, Houghton, 3–7 years.
Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving, ed. by Katherine Paterson, illus. by Pamela Dalton, Chronicle/Handprint, 6 years and up.
Books for the whole family
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, illus. by Skottie Young, HarperCollins/Harper, 6–9 years.
Princess Posey and the Christmas Magic [Princess Posey] by Stephanie Greene, illus. by Stephanie Roth Sisson, Putnam, 6–9 years.
Who Stole New Year’s Eve? [Chickadee Court Mysteries] by Martha Freeman, Holiday, 8–11 years.
The Abominables by Eva Ibbotson, illus. by Fiona Robinson, Abrams/Amulet, 8–11 years.
Boys to men
Coaltown Jesus by Ron Koertge, Candlewick, 13–16 years.
Life in Outer Space by Melissa Keil, Peachtree, 13–16 years.
Back to Blackbrick by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, McElderry, 13–16 years.
Reality Boy by A. S. King, Little, 13–16 years.
These titles were featured in the November 2013 issue of Notes from the Horn Book.