Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve. Carol Shields Republic of Love

Kidlit Discussed A-G

Aiken, Joan The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1963)
Akbarpour, Ahmad That Night’s Train (2012) Trans. Majid Saghafi, Persian
Arni, Samhita Sita’s Ramayana (2011) Illus. Moyna Chitrakar

Bach, Tamara Girl from Mars (2003) Trans. Shelley Tanaka, German 2008
Badoe, Adwoa Pot of Wisdom (2001;) Between Sisters (2010)
Bauer, Joan Squashed (1992)
Baum, L. Frank The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (1902)
Berner, Rotraut Susanne The Winter Book (2004)
Black, Holly Tithe (2002)
Blume, Judy Blubber (1974)
Brooks, Martha Two Moons in August (1990)
Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Little Princess (1904)

Carleson, J.C. The Tyrant’s Daughter (2014)
Clark, Kathy Guardian Angel House (2009)
Cleary, Beverly The Ramona series
(Ramona the Pest (Illus. Louis Darling) 1968; Ramona the Brave (Illus.Alan Tiegreen) 1975; Ramona and Her Father (Illus. Alan Tiegreen) 1975; Ramona and Her Mother (Illus. Alan Tiegreen) 1979; Ramona Quimby, Age 8 1981; Ramona Forever 1984; Ramona’s World 1999)
Cleary, Beverly Dear Mr. Henshaw (1983)
Cook, Lyn Samantha’s Secret Room (1973)
Coolidge, Susan M What Katy Did (1872); What Katy Did at School (1873); What Katy Did Next (1886)
Cottin, Menena The Black Book of Colors (2008) Illus. Rosana Faria Trans. Lisa Amado, Spanish Trans. CNIB, Braille

Davol, Marguerite W. Batwings and the Curtain of Night Illus. Mary GrandPré (1997)
Debon, Nicolas Four Pictures by Emily Carr (2003)
DeJong, Meindert The Almost All-White Rabbity Cat (1972) Illus. H.B. Vestal; Shadrach (1953) Illus. Maurice Sendak
de Valéra, Sinead Irish Fairy Tales (1973)
de Vries, Maggie Big City Bees (2012) Illus. Renné Benoit
Deutsch, Barry Hereville (2010)
Dickens, Monica The House at World’s End (1970); Summer at World’s End (1971); World’s End in Winter (1972); Spring Comes to World’s End (1973)
Draper, Sharon M. Tears of a Tiger (1994)
Duncan, Lois Down a Dark Hall (1974); Five Were Missing (1972)

Eager, Edward Half Magic (1954); Magic by the Lake (1957)
Edwards, Julie Andrews Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles (1974)

Fitzhugh, Louise Harriet the Spy (1964)

Gaiman, Neil Odd and the Frost Giants (2009)
George, Jean Craighead Owl in the Shower (1995)
Giovanni, Nikki Rosa (Illus. Bryan Collier) (2005)
Godden, Rumer The Dolls’ House (1948)
Goto, Hiromi Darkest Light (2012); Half World (2009); The Water of Possibility (2001)

Green, John Looking for Alaska (2005)
Greenwald, Sheila It All Began with Jane Eyre (1980)
Griggs, Terry Cat’s Eye Corner (2000); The Silver Door (2004); Invisible Ink (2006)
Gripe, Maria Josephine (1961); Hugo and Josephine (1962); Hugo (1966)
(All three volumes: (Trans. Paul Britten Austin, Illus. Harald Gripe)

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