RUMFORD – Rumford Public Library announces new children’s books for May.


“Bubba and Beau Meet the Relatives,” Kathi Appelt; “Dave’s Haircut,” Damon Burnard; “Every Day and All the Time,” Sis Deans; “The Snail and the Whale,” Julia Donaldson; “Cock-a-Doodle Moooo!,” Keith DuQuette; “Looking After Louis,” Lesley Ely; Snowed in with Grandmother Silk,” Carol Fenner; “Breakout,” Paul Fleischman; “Sidewalk Circus,” Paul Fleischman.

Also, “Don’t Cramp My Style,” Lisa Rowe Fraustino; “On the Hill,” Lisa Jahn-Clough; “Love That Baby!,” Kathryn Lasky; “Ian’s Walk: A Story about Autism,” Laurie Lears; “Good Night, Harry,” Kim Lewis; “Raindrop, Plop!,” Wendy Cheyette Lewison; “Birdland,” Tracy Mack; “Button, Bucket, Sky,” Jacqueline Briggs Martin; “The Water Gift and the Pig of the Pig,” Jacqueline Briggs Martin.

Also, “Moses Sees a Play,” Isaac Millman; “The Princess, the Crone and the Dung-cart Knight,” Gerald Morris; “The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley, Who Planned to Live an Unusual Life,” Martine Murray; “Tobin Learns to Make Friends,” Diane Murrell; “Straight to the Pole,” Kevin O’Malley; “The Young Man and the Sea,” Rodman Philbrick; “Mother, May I?,” Lynn Plourde.

Also, “Mutton Soup: More Adventures of Johnny Mutton,” James Proimos; “Where’s Chimpy?,” Berniece Rabe; “Mortal Engines,” Philip Reeve; “Yankee Girl,” Mary Ann Rodman; “Grass Angel,” Julie Schumacher; “We’ll Paint the Octopus Red,” Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen; “Andy and His Yellow Frisbee,” Mary Thompson; “A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee,” Chris Van Dusen; “Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee,” Chris Van Dusen; “The Rosie Stories,” Cynthia Voigt.


“Thura’s Diary: My Life in Wartime Iraq,” Thura Al-Windawi; “On Her Way: Stories and Poems about Growing Up Girl,” Sandy Asher; “I and You and Don’t Forget Who: What is a Pronoun?,” Brian P. Cleary; “William Shakespeare’s Hamlet,” Bruce Coville; “King of the Mild Frontier,” Chris Crutcher; “Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad,” Joyce Hansen.

Also, “Kids Draw: Dogs, Puppies and Wolves,” Christopher Hart; “Top Secret: A Handbook of Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing,” Paul B. Janeczko; “Pocket Poems,” Bobbi Katz; “Let’s Count the Puppies,” Katharine Kunhardt; “Hana’s Suitcase,” Karen Levine; “The Lamp, the Ice and the Boat Called Fish,” Jacqueline Briggs Martin.

Also, “Views from Our Shoes: Growing up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs,” Donald J. Meyer; “Free at Last!: Stories and Songs of Emancipation,” Doreen Rappaport; “We are the Many: A Picture Book of American Indians,” Doreen Rappaport; “Don’t Hold Me Back: My Life and Art,” Winfred Rembert; “A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes,” Elizabeth Garton Scanlon.

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