Monday, April 9, 2018

Celebrate Everyday With Books 4/9/2018 - 4/15/2018

Celebrate Everyday With Books 4/9/2018 - 4/15/2018

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. In fact most days have more than one holiday!

Just so you know I have not read most of these but the ones I pick seem the most interesting.  You can probably find tons more books for each holiday but I am only going to pick two books for every holiday.

Let me know what you think.  Do any of them seem interesting to you? Is there another book you think would be a better choice?


Winston Churchill Day

Title: Who Was Winston Churchill? By Ellen Labrecque
Genre: Non-Fiction, Juvenile, Biography, Memoir
What It Is About?:  Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British Prime Minister to have won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: My Darling Winston by David Lough
Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography, Memoir
What It Is About?: My Darling Winston is an edited collection of the personal letters between Winston Churchill and his mother, Jenny Jerome.
Available: SEPTEMBER 4TH 2018


National Siblings Day

Title: The Normal One by Jeanne Safer, Ph.D.
Genre: Non-Fiction, Relationship, Siblings
What It Is About?:  Essential reading for normal ones and those who love them, this landmark work offers readers insight, compassion, and tools to help resolve childhood pain. It is a profound and eye-opening examination of a subject that has too long been shrouded in darkness.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: Mom Still Likes You Best by Jane Isay
Genre: Non-Fiction, Relationship, Families, Siblings
What It Is About?: A must-read for anyone blessed with or burdened by a sibling, Mom Still Likes You Best explores the sometimes heartbreaking but always meaningful ties between brothers and sisters.
Available: IN STORES NOW


National Submarine Day

Title: The Splendid Baron Submarine by Eric Bower (The Bizarre Baron Inventions #2)
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Action, Adventure, Pirates
What It Is About?: Waldo “W.B.” Baron is back with another amazing adventure in another incredible invention! Pirate treasure? A clandestine meeting? A terribly rude monkey with personal boundary and hygiene issues? Two of those things sound like a dream come true to W.B, whose clever inventor parents are hired―by the Vice President!―to go on a super secret and intensely important treasure hunt to repay a national debt.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: Yellow Submarine by The Beatles
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Performing Arts, Music
What It Is About?: A whole new generation will be climbing aboard this sunny, psychedelic storybook, while nostalgic Beatles fans of all ages will be clamoring for a ticket to ride.
Available: JUNE 12TH 2018


Big Wind Day

Title: Song On The Wind by Caroline Everson
Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picture Book,
What It Is About?: This poetic story has universal appeal and spans time and distance with eloquent simplicity. In fourteen gentle stanzas, sleepy-eyed children throughout history draw comfort from bedtime tales and tender lullabies.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: Where The Wild Winds Are by Nick Hunt
Genre: Non-Fiction, Travel
What It Is About?: Nick Hunt sets off on an unlikely quest: to follow four of Europe's winds across the continent.
Available: SEPTEMBER 25TH 2018


Friday The 13th Day

Title: Happiness Follows On Friday The 13th by Pete Van Kerk
Genre: Fiction, Romance
What It Is About?: Friday 13th, indeed it's the worst day in Julie's life. Everything is against her. When she wants to go home in the evening the train just runs away, into the dark night. She reacts as a furie, but there are an older lady and Trevor to calm her down. And the worst has still to come... But now Trevor accompanies her, saves her time after time. The next day it's Saturday 14th. The sun shines and forges two hearts together.
Available: AS E-BOOK NOW

Title: Friday The 13th Wedding by Pineapple Sam
Genre: Fiction,
What It Is About?:  A father's trip to his youngest daughter's wedding turns into more than he bargained for. Filled with recollections of war days and family days, this story will hit home for any dad. A story of the other side of a daughter's wedding.


International Moment Of Laughter Day

Title: The Art Of Laughter by Anna Tummers
Genre: Non-Fiction, Art, Collection
What It Is About?: The Art of Laughter: Humour in Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age presents the first ever overview of humor in seventeenth-century painting - Contains 60 masterpieces from painters such as Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Gerrit van Honthorst and Judith Leyster.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: Laughter Totally Is The Best Medicine by Reader’s Digest Association
Genre: Humor, Jokes, Riddles,
What It Is About?: This collection of laugh-out-loud, clean jokes, one-liners, and other lighthearted glimpses of life—drawn from Reader’s Digest magazine’s most popular humor columns—is sure to tickle the funny bone.
Available:  OCTOBER 16TH 2018


World Art Day

Title: Think Small by Eva Katz
Genre: Non-Fiction, Art
What It Is About?:  From the astounding to the downright unbelievable, this little volume of mind-blowingly tiny artworks showcases the talents of 24 artists from around the globe.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: How To Talk To Children About World Art by Isabelle Glorieux-Desouche
Genre: Non-Fiction, Art,
What It Is About?: For parents, educators, and anyone who wants children to understand and love the art of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, this guide has questions and answers about 30 quintessential objects.
Available: IN STORES NOW

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