Poetry and Short Stories
38. A Hatful of Dragons: And More Than 13.8 Billion Other Funny Poems by Vikram Madan.
Hilarity abounds in this wild and wacky conglomeration of unique (and goofy) poems! Expect 13.8 billion laughs! Call Number: x811 Madan.V
39. I Wish by Toon Tellegen, ill. Ingrid Godon, translated by David Colmer.
A strange, melancholy, oddly hopeful book for our strange, melancholy, oddly hopeful little world. Call Number: x811 Telle.T
40. Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley-Newton.
The girls in this book might be drummers, little sisters, shy, or “door buster”s, but each one has something important to say, so you better sit back and listen. Call Number: x811 Brant.V
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41. On a Snow-Melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring by Buffy Silverman.
Are you ready to take a deep dive into a drip-droppy, slip-sloppy, hawk-squawking, woods-walking, crocus-poking, mitten-soaking, snow-melting day? Gorgeous photography celebrates the arrival of spring. Call Number: x508.2 Silve.B
42. Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices, edited by S.K. Ali and Aisha Saeed, ill. Sara Alfageeh.
These captivating short stories–some funny, some poignant–by some of the best Muslim authors writing today, capture the various ways Eid is celebrated. Call Number: x297.36 Once
You can find the full 101 Great Books for Kids 2020 list here.