Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Summer Time Reading - Books by Local Authors

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Yuuup! Summer is officially here and as we know there is no better way to fully immerse yourself into the season than with good books by local authors.
Here are a few to get you started:

CAT NAP by Toni Yuly
Cat Nap by Tony Yuli

When Cat agrees to play hide-and-seek with Kitten, he underestimates his relentless opponent. Delightful pre-nap read-aloud fare. (Picture book. 1-3) (Kirkus Reviews)

QUACKERS by Liz Wong
Quackers by Liz Wong

A cat who thinks he’s a duck learns about himself. Both relevant and adorable. (Picture book. 3-6) (Kirkus Reviews)

SAM AND JUMP by Jennifer K. Mann
Sam and Jump by Jennifer K. Mann

Kids with their own favorite toys will identify with this gentle, tender tale of Sam and Jump’s special bond. (Picture book. 3-7) (Kirkus Reviews)

Shark Week: Everything You Need to Know by Martha Brockenbrough

For readers transfixed by sharks, this photograph-filled guide, a tie-in to Discovery’s annual Shark Week, will hit the spot. (Publishers Weekly)

Sweet Home Alaska by Carole Estby Dagg
Sweet Home Alaska by Carole Estby Dagg

"This exciting pioneering story, based on actual events, introduces readers to a fascinating chapter in American history, when FDR set up a New Deal colony in Alaska to give loans and land to families struggling during the Great Depression." (Penguin Random House)

LOTUS AND THORN by Sara Wilson Etienne
Lotus and Thorn by Sara Wilson Etienne

An ambitious, action-filled adventure that chronicles one girl’s rebellion and the world-shaking revelations that follow. (Science fiction. 14 & up) (Kirkus Reviews)

To learn more on these books you can read the full article from the Seattle Times:

Happy Reading!

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