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SCLSNJ Partners with Barnes and Noble Bridgewater to Reach Out to Educators

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey Partners with Barnes and Noble Bridgewater to Reach Out to Educators

(Somerset County, NJ: April 5, 2017) On Tuesday, April 4, Somerset County Library System of New Jersey partnered with Barnes and Noble Bridgewater, located at the Somerville Circle in Bridgewater, for Educator Appreciation Day. SCLSNJ librarians, Linda Tripp, Jessica Trujillo, and Laura Frantz, presented the best books for educators so far this year to the attending K-12 educators. The books, listed below, are all available for checkout at SCLSNJ’s library branches.

SCLSNJ Recommended
Best Books for Educators: K-12 (2017)

Picture Books

  • “Becoming Bach” by Tom Leonard
  • “Cat’s Colors” by Airlie Anderson
  • “Charlotte and the Rock” by Stephen W. Martin; illustrated by Samantha Cotterill
  • “Chee-Kee: A Panda in Bearland” by Sujean Rim
  • “Egg” by Kevin Henkes
  • “The Friend Ship” by Kat Yeh; illustrated by Chuck Groenink
  • “Introducing Teddy: a gentle story about gender and friendship” by Jess Walton; illustrated by Dougal MacPherson
  • “The Magic Word” by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Elise Parsley
  • “Mighty, Mighty Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld
  • “My Friend Maggie” by Hannah E. Harrison
  • “Nanette’s Baguette” by Mo Willems
  • “1 Big Salad” by Juana Medina
  • “Plant the Tiny Seed” by Christie Matheson
  • “The Seven Princesses” by Smiljana Coh
  • “Ten Little Fingers, Two Small Hands” by Kristy Dempsey; illustrated by Jane Massey
  • “This Is Me: a Story of Who We Are & Where We Came From” by Jamie Lee Curtis; illustrated by Laura Cornell
  • “Triangle” by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
  • “Yellow Time” by Lauren Stringer
  • “Whose Hands Are These? A Community Helper Guessing Book” by Miranda Paul; illustrated by Luciana Navarro Powell

Early Readers

FICTION

  • “Apple Picking Day” by Candice Ransom; illustrated by Erika Meza
  • “Big dog Little Dog Making a Mistake” by Dav Pilkey
  • “The Cookie Fiasco” by Dan Santat
  • “Duck, Duck, Porcupine!” by Salina Yoon
  • “George Washington” by Emma E. Haldy; illustrated by Jeff Bane
  • “Moo Bird” by David Milgrim
  • “Pete the Cat Scuba-Cat by James Dean
  • “A Pig, a Fox, and Stinky Sox” by Jonathan Fenske
  • “Scary Plants!” by Janet Lawler
  • “The Thank You Book” by Mo Willems
  • “What’s Your Favorite Favorite” by Bob Shea
  • “When Andy Met Sandy” by Tomie DePaola

 

Juvenile

FICTION

  • “Babymouse Goes for the Gold” by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
  • “Ellray Jakes Stands Tall!” by Sally Warner; illustrated by Brian Biggs
  • “The Princess in Black” series by Shannon Hale
  • “The Chicken Squad” series by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Kevin Cornell

NON-FICTION

  • “Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay” by Susan Hood; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport. Also available in Spanish: “El Violin de Ada: La Historia de la Orquestra de Instrumentos Reciclados del Paraguay”
  • “Flutter & Hum: Animal Poems/Aleteo y Zumbido: Poemas de Animales” by Julie Paschkis
  • “Giant Squid” by Candace Fleming; illustrated by Eric Rohmann
  • “I am Martin Luther King, Jr.” by Brad Meltzer; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos
  • “If You Were a Kid Aboard the Titanic” by Josh Gregory; illustrated by Sebasita Serra
  • “Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France” by Mara Rockliff; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno
  • “Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat” by Javaka Steptoe
  • “The Secret Life of the Red Fox” by Laurence Pringle; illustrated by Kate Garchinsky
  • “Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille” by Jen Bryant; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
  • “What was the Age of the Dinosaurs?” by Megan Stine; illustrated by Gregory Copeland
  • “Who was Alexander the Great?” by Kathryn Waterfield and Robin Waterfield; illustrated by Andrew Thomson

 

Middle Grades

FICTION

  • “Baseball Genius” by Tim Green and Derek Jeter
  • “Ghost” by Jason Reynolds
  • “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” by Kelly Barnhill
  • “Pax” by Sara Pennypacker
  • “Raymie Nightingale” by Kate DiCamillo
  • “Scar Island” by Dan Gemeinhart
  • “Summerlost: A Novel” by Ally Condie
  • “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown

NON-FICTION

  • “100 Women Who Made History: Remarkable Women Who Shaped Our World” by Stella Caldwell, Clare Hibbert, Andrea Mills, and Rona Skene
  • “Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific” by Deborah Hopkinson
  • “Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” by Ashlee Vance
  • “Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt” by Mary Kay Carson; photographs by Tom Uhlman
  • “The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Spy, Unlikely Hero” by Patricia McCormick
  • “Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team” by Steve Sheinkin
  • “The Way Things Work Now: From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-Fi, a Visual Guide to the World of Machines” by David Macaulay with Neil Ardley
  • “We Will Not be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement that Defied Adolf Hitler” by Russell Freedman

 

Young Adult

FICTION

  • “Alex & Eliza: A Love Story” by Melissa de la Cruz
  • “Bang” by Barry Lyga
  • “Caraval” by Stephanie Garber
  • “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  • “Holding Up the Universe” by Jennifer Niven
  • “If I Was Your Girl” by Meredith Russo
  • “Love and f1rst Sight: A Novel” by Josh Sundquist
  • “The Old Kingdom” series by Garth Nix
  • “Paper Girls” by Brian K. Vaughan; illustrated by Cliff Chiang
  • “The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
  • “Scythe” by Neal Shusterman
  • “The Sun Is Also a Star” by Nicola Yoon

NON-FICTION

  • “Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting it Done” by Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser
  • “In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives” by Kenneth C. Davis
  • “March” trilogy by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin; illustrated by Nate Powell
  • “Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story” by Caren B. Stelson

 

For more information, visit SCLSNJ.org or contact your local SCLSNJ Library branch.

About Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) partners with you to connect, to explore, to share and to discover. Together we enrich lives, expand knowledge and strengthen communities. SCLSNJ branches can be found in Bridgewater, Bound Brook, Hillsborough, Manville, North Plainfield, Peapack & Gladstone, Rocky Hill at Mary Jacobs Memorial Library, Somerville, Warren Township and Watchung. Additionally, there are two SCLSNJ reading stations in Branchburg and Washington Valley. Visit SCLSNJ.org for further information about library services offered at SCLSNJ.

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