There were many great books published in 2016! I am looking forward to the 2017 Youth Media Awards ceremony at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and Exhibition on Monday, Jan.23, in which the Newbery Medal Award and the Caldecott Medal Award will be announced. Woo hoo! I wonder what books will win?
Of course, I am already anticipating some wonderful books that will be coming out in 2017.
Here are three titles that will be out soon:
We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio
Based on the bestseller and soon to be major picture, Wonder, this edition is geared for younger readers. Auggie Pullman was born with extreme facial abnormalities. His story in Wonder relates his experiences as he tries to be accepted as normal in the real world and gain kindness and respect from others. In We’re All Wonders, younger readers will learn what it is like to live in Auggie’s world and the difficulties he faces every day.
Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker
This is the continuation of the favorite book, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. The contruction crew vehicles once again take on a big job that requires all to work together.
The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt
By the same author who wrote the popular books, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, this fun and entertaining book relates how the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors got started.
…And there will be more…….We will keep you posted of all the fantastic, new books that will be coming out in 2017 so continue to CHECK US OUT!