Ferocious Reads

And Then It’s Spring

And Then It’s Spring

Julie Fogliano
EASY FOGLIANO

Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they’ve had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way.

Spring Fashion Fling

Spring Fashion Fling

Jane O’Connor
EASY O’CONNOR

What better way to celebrate spring than with a fashion show hosted by Fancy Nancy and her friend Bree! Nancy and Bree create magnificent costumes for their dolls Marabelle and Chiffon to wear at the Spring Fling Fashion Show. Join them as they celebrate springtime.

Look Out, Jeremy Bean!

Look Out, Jeremy Bean!

Alice Schertle
JUV FICTION SCHERTLE

A school assignment to share collections prompts Jeremy Bean to become a collector of stories about himself, which he hopes he can share with his grandchildren as his Gramps has shared stories with him. This engaging transitional work is organized into three “books” that explore Jeremy’s efforts to become a collector, his search for dust bunnies and his solution to the problem of a St. Patrick’s Day costume.

Oh, The Places You Will Go!

Oh, The Places You Will Go!

Dr. Seuss
EASY SEUSS

From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within.

Leprechauns Don’t Play Basketball

Leprechauns Don’t Play Basketball

Debbie Dadey
JUV FICTION DADEY

Bailey Elementary’s new gym teacher is short, and Irish, and carries a bag filled with special stones. Could Mr. O’Grady be a leprechaun?

Brothers At Bat : The True Story Of An Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team

Brothers At Bat : The True Story Of An Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team

Audrey Vernick
JUV 796.35709749 VER

The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the 1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother team in baseball history. They loved the game, but more important, they cared for and supported each other and stayed together as a team. Nothing life threw their way could stop them.