Editor's Choice collection for 2019

These are the books that I reviewed in 2019 that I found particularly entertaining and engaging, and some of them taught me things that I did not know. Many of these titles were published recently, while others have been in print for some time. They are all either stand-alone titles, or the first title in a series, and all of them would make wonderful gifts for a birthday or for the holiday season. Enjoy!
Little Guides to Great Lives: Amelia Earhart

Little Guides to Great Lives: Amelia Earhart

Isabel Thomas
Illustrator:  Dalia Adillon 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 7 to 10
Laurence King Publishing, 2018   ISBN: 978-1786271600
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Listening for Crickets

Listening for Crickets

David Gifaldi
Fiction
For ages 9 to 11
Henry Holt , 2008   ISBN: 978-0805097405
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Bob

Bob

Wendy Mass, Rebecca Stead
Fiction
For ages 8 to 11
Feiwel & Friends, 2018   ISBN: 978-1250166623
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I Can Be Anything! Don't Tell Me I Can't

I Can Be Anything! Don't Tell Me I Can't

Diane Dillon
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
The Blue Sky Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1338166903
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Stories in a Seashell

Stories in a Seashell

Alex Nogues Otero
Illustrator:  Sylvia Cabestany 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Kane Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1575659688
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Let the Children March

Let the Children March

Monica Clark-Robinson
Illustrator:  Frank Morrison 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2018   ISBN: 978-0544704527
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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Thermes
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Harry N. Abrams, 2018   ISBN: 978-1419728396
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Washed Ashore

Washed Ashore

Kerr Thomson
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic, 2017   ISBN: 978-0545904209
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Cassie Binegar

Cassie Binegar

Patricia MacLachlan
Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
HarperCollins, 2002   ISBN: 978-0064401951
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The Mole Sisters and Moonlit Night

The Mole Sisters and Moonlit Night

Roslyn Schwartz
Picture Book  Series
For ages 4 to 6
Annick Press, 2001   ISBN: 978-1550377026
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Spliced

Spliced

Jon McGoran
Fiction
For ages 13 and up
Holiday House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0823438556
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The Koala Who Could

The Koala Who Could

Rachel Bright
Illustrator:  Jim Field 
Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Scholastic Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1338139082
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My Dog Needs Me

My Dog Needs Me

Jane Cottrell
Illustrator:  Jordan Wray 
Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Flowerpot Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1486713080
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Sleep Tight Farm: A Farm Prepares for Winter

Sleep Tight Farm: A Farm Prepares for Winter

Eugenie Doyle
Illustrator:  Becca Stadtlander 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books , 2016   ISBN: 978-1452129013
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Won Ton and Chopstick: A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku

Won Ton and Chopstick: A Cat and Dog Tale Told in Haiku

Lee Wardlaw
Illustrator:  Eugene Yelchin 
Poetry Book
For ages 5 to 7
Henry Holt , 2015   ISBN: 978-0805099874
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