Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed The World by Laurie Lawlor
A biography of environmentalist Rachel Carson, whose book, Silent Spring, alerted people to the harmful impact humans were having on our planet. The book covers Carson’s early years, including her love of nature and her desire to become a writer.
A Chair For My Mother by Vera B. Williams
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead
Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee’s case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it’s time they returned the favor.