SBCs for Rising 1st - 3rd Graders
Keep your love of great books alive over the summer by joining us for a beautiful set of read-alouds and discussions as we spend the summer with five of our favorite 2022 Nutmeg Nominees! Be sure to REGISTER for the sessions in advance via Eventbrite. Tickets for each session are $10; if you are registering more than one participant in the same family, there is a 25% discount per ticket.
If would like to purchase the book, we do request that you purchase it through us, and that you bring your copy with you to the discussion! You can order these great titles through the links below and pick them up curbside in advance or that day...
See you soon! :)
~ pia ledina, the book lady
p.s. We know that it's summer - you don't need to come to ALL of the sessions, but kiddos that participate in four out of the five will receive a little gift certificate from us to keep the reading love flowing!
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special.
A beautifully illustrated picture book biography of Mary Anning that will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of female scientists, perfect for fans of The Girl Who Thought in Pictures
“A rare pleasure … a true story of adaptation and hope.” —Wall Street Journal
Powerful and visually spectacular, Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world in a unique and atmospheric introduction to Darwin's theory of Natural Selection.
Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption—a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.
A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.
When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.