Spring book picks from Mockingbird Books

May 11, 2014 4:57am


We asked Green Lake’s Mockingbird Books for some springtime-inspired books for all ages. Here’s what they recommend:

Board books
On My Leaf by Sara Gillingham and Lorena Siminovich
Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes

E-I-E-I-O: How Old MacDonald Got His Farm by Judy Sierra and illustrated by Matthew Myers
A Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long

Early Reader:
Curious George Plants a Seed by HMCo
Wiggle and Waggle by Caroline Arnold and illustrated by Mary Peterson

Middle Reader (5-8):
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny – Detectives Extraordinaire! by Polly Horvath and illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle’s Farm by Betty MacDonald and illustrated by Maurice Sendak

Middle Reader (9-12):
Eva of the Farm by Dia Calhoun
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and illustrated by Robert Ingpen

Young Adult:
Entwined by Heather Dixon
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

Shades of Earth (book 3 in the Across the Universe trilogy) by Beth Revis
The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson

The Weight of Small Things by Sherri Wood Emmons
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin

Happy reading Greenlakers!