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


“Terrific,” Jon Agee; “The Shopping Expedition,” Allan Ahlberg; “Me, All Alone, at the End of the World,” M.T. Anderson; “Animorphs: The Encounter,” K.A. Applegate; “Animorphs: The Invasion,” K.A. Applegate; “Animorphs: The Message,” K.A. Applegate; “You Can Do It Too!,” Karen Baicker; “Sports Shorts,” Joseph Bruchac.

Also, “The Curse of Ravenscourt,” Sarah Masters Buckey; “Pizza for the Queen,” Nancy Castaldo; “The Misadventures of Maude March,” Audrey Couloumbis; “Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Christmas,” Joy Cowley; “What Mr. Mattero Did,” Priscilla Cummings; “Ella Takes the Cake,” Carmela D’Amico; “Carl’s Sleepy Afternoon,” Alexandra Day.

Also, “Black Meets White,” Justine Fontes; “Earl the Squirrel,” Don Freeman; “Carolinda Clatter!,” Mordicai Gerstein; “Willow Run,” Patricia Reilly Giff; “A Spy on the Home Front,” Alison Hart; “Out of Order,” Betty Hicks; “The Merry Chase,” Clement Hurd; “Martin Bridge on the Lookout!,” Jessica Scott Kerrin; “Igor, the Bird Who Couldn’t Sing,” Satoshi Kitamura.

Also, “Seven Spunky Monkeys,” Jackie French Koller; “Bears,” Ruth Krauss; “Aaaarrgghh! Spider!,” Lydia Monks; “Beasty Bath,” Robert Neubecker; “If You Give a Pig a Party,” Laura Numeroff; “No Dragons for Tea,” Jean E. Pendziwol; “The Scarecrow and His Servant,” Philip Pullman; “Ellie: The Perfect Dress for Me!,” C.M. Rubin.

Also, “Nacho and Lolita,” Pam Munoz Ryan; “The Silent Stranger,” Janet Shaw; “Marisol,” Gary Soto; “Very Funny, Elizabeth!,” Valerie Tripp; “Not-So-Weird Emma,” Sally Warner; “Leonardo the Terrible Monster,” Mo Willems; “The Birthday Fish,” Dan Yaccarino; “How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?,” Jane Yolen; “Upstairs Mouse, Downstairs Mole,” Wong Herbert Yee.


“The Real Revolution: the Global Story of American Independence,” Marc Aronson; “How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?,” Brian P. Cleary; “Remember D-Day: the Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories,” Ronald J. Drez; “Winter Lights: a Season in Poems and Quilts,” Anna Grossnickle Hines; “Yoga for Young People,” Liz Lark; “Math Smarts,” Lynette Long.

Also, “The Human Alphabet,” Pilobolus; “What Does Peace Feel Like?,” V. Radunsky; “Animal Babies in Polar Lands,” Jennifer Schofield; “The World War II D-Day Invasion,” R. Conrad Stein; “School Smarts,” Brooks Whitney; “World War II – Pacific,” Barbara Williams.

Board books

“Hello Kitty: Hello Color!,” Higashi Glaser; “What Do You Do?,” Mandy Stanley.

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