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Elissa’s Hubbub booklist

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Jon Agee: It’s Only Stanley

Cece Bell: I Yam a Donkey

Raúl Colón: Draw!

Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora: Wolfie the Bunny

Marla Frazee: The Famer and the Clown

Chris Haughton: Shh! We Have a Plan

Daniel Miyares: Float

 

#We Need Diverse Books

Selina Alko and Sean Qualls: The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

Atinuke: Anna Hibiscus series (chapter books and picture books)

Jim Aylesworth and Barbara McClintock: My Grandfather’s Coat

Misty Copeland and Christopher Myers: Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How to Dance like the Firebird

Matt de la Peña: Last Stop on Market Street

Susan Middleton Elya and Susan Guevara: Little Roja Riding Hood

Margarita Engle and Rafael López: Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

Karen English and Laura Freeman: Nikki and Deja series and Carver Chronicles series (chapter books)

Lenore Look and LeUyen Pham: Alvin Ho series (chapter books)

Dušan Petričić: My Family Tree and Me

 

Dinosaurs

Chris Gall: Dinotrux

Julia Liu: Gus, the Dinosaur Bus

Bob Shea: Dinosaur vs. (Bedtime, School, The Library, Santa, Mommy)

Mo Willems: Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs

Mo Willems: Edwina: The Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct

Jane Yolen and Mark Teague: How Do Dinosaurs…? books

 

Vehicles

Byron Barton: My Car, My Bus, My Bike; Trains, Boats, etc.

Brian Biggs: Everything Goes… series

Donald Crews: Freight Train (classic)

Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann: Bulldozer’s Big Day

Brian Floca: Locomotive (2014 Caldecott winner)

Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Stephen Savage: Supertruck

Richard Scarry: Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (classic)

Alice Schertle: Little Blue Truck

 

New Siblings

Lauren Child: The New Small Person

Olivier Dunrea: Gemma & Gus

Maripat Perkins and Molly Idle: Rodeo Red

Jacqueline Woodson and Sophie Blackall: Pecan Pie Baby

 

Princesses

Shannon Hale and Dean Hale: The Princess in Black (chapter book)

Mary Hoffman: Princess Grace

Taro Miura: The Big Princess

Robert Munsch: The Paper Bag Princess (classic)

 

Easy Readers

Dosh Archer: Urgency Emergency! series

Tedd Arnold: Fly Guy series

Philippe Coudray: Benjamin Bear series (comics)

Kevin Henkes: Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, Penny and Her Marble, etc.

Mo Willems: Elephant and Piggie series, Cat the Cat series, etc.

 

Animals (nonfiction)

Katherine Applegate: Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Nic Bishop: Frogs, Spiders, Snakes, and many others

Nicola Davies: Extreme Animals: The Toughest Creatures on Earth

Steve Jenkins: The Animal Book and many others

Cindy Trumbore and Susan L. Roth: Parrots over Puerto Rico

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Elissa Gershowitz About Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She is a current member of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee.

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