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Monday, December 4, 2017

Celebrate Books For Everyday! Week of Dec. 4th

It seems like everyday has some new theme to celebrate so I thought it might be fun to see what kind of interesting books I can find  (new, old, or coming soon) for everyday holiday.  


Monday December 4th 2017


Santa’s List Day



Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Letters, Christmas
What Is It About?:  Endearing letters written by children to santa that have been collected over the years.



Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook, Christmas
What Is It About?:  This cute looking children’s book currently has no reviews and I am curious about it.  It is the story of a little girl named Clara who tends to have a cranky personality.  Christmas is soon coming and she dreams that she is on Santa’s naughty list.



Wear Brown Shoes Day


Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook
What Is It About?:  The story of a shoe that travels and encounters many different characters.



Genre: Fiction, Literature
What Is It About?:  After his wife’s death a widower thinks of committing suicide until he meets Professor Brown Shoes who teaches him the blues.



Tuesday December 5th 2017


Bathtub Party Day


Genre: Fiction, Children, Picturebook
What Is It About?: A family moves into a new house to find a walrus in the bathtub who does not want to leave!

WILL BE AVAILABLE JULY 10TH 2018



Genre: Non-Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook
What Is It About?:  A book showing children around the world feel about bathtime.


Repeal Day


Genre: Non-Fiction, History
What Is It About?: A study on the political reaction to U.S. 18th Amendment and the event that led to its repeal with the 21st Amendment.



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Wednesday December 6th 2017


Saint Nicholas Day


Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook, Christmas
What Is It About?:  Tells the story of a young giving man named Nicholas, and how he became Saint Nicholas aka Santa Claus.



Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook, Christmas
What Is It About?: The story of young orphan Nicholas and how he became known as Saint Nicholas.


Mitten Tree Day

Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook
What Is It About?: A lonely old woman secretly knits mittens for children and leaves them on a tree.


Put On Your Own Shoes Day

Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook,
What Is It About?: Story of how some children battle with mom and dad to not put on their shoes.


Thursday December 7th 2017


Letter Writing Day

Genre: Non-Fiction, Childrens, History
What Is It About?: During World War II Japanese American children corresponded with there librarians while they were imprisoned.

WILL BE AVAILABLE JANUARY 9TH 2018


Genre: Non-Fiction, Reference, Writing
What Is It About?: Author Elana Zaiman shares tips and more on writing letters to those we love so they remember you forever.


National Cotton Candy Day
Genre: Non-Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile,
What Is It About?: The story of creation of Cotton Candy first known as Fairy Floss.


Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbook, Sweets
What Is It About?: Recipes like milkshakes, sodas, cupcakes, cocktails and more flavored as Cotton Candy.


Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Juvenile
What Is It About?: True stories of what happened when Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941.

WILL BE AVAILABLE JUNE 26TH 2018


Genre: Non-Fiction, History,
What Is It About?:  A book that tells both sides of the attack on Pearl Harbor from Japanese and American.
WILL BE AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 1ST 2018





Friday December 8th 2017


National Brownie Day

Genre: Fiction, Mystery
What Is It About?:  A baker tries to clear her name as a murder suspect.


Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbooks, Desserts
What Is It About?: Many recipes for different Brownies!


Take It In The Ear Day

Genre: Non-Fiction, Juvenile, Science, Animals
What Is It About?: A book teaching the science of why some animals have ears in different places or how they use them.
WILL BE AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 10TH 2018



Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picturebook,
What Is It About?: George has really big ears and uses them to his advantage to always be in the know.

WILL BE AVAILABLE APRIL 5TH 2018

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