Librarian's Picks

Chapter Books (for upper grades)

 How To Steal A dog                                                           
 How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
 When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead              
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke

Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz Ryan 

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Picture Books
Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

Ruby the Copycat by Peggy Rathmann
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems
Piggie Pie
by Margie Palatini

Nonfiction Books

Cactus Hotel by Brenda Z. Guiberson 

Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
Actual Size
by Steve Jenkins

Joan of Arc by Diane Stanley

Poetry Books
This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness
 by Joyce Sidman

Good Books, Good Times! selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Cesar: Si, Se Puede! Yes We Can! by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand