Entries by Tracey Luehrs

Great New Nonfiction Titles for July 2017

These exciting nonfiction titles were published in July. PRIMARY NONFICTION     Food Like Mine (Children Just Like Me) by Dorling Kindersley. 9781465461353. 2017. Gr 1-4. This latest addition to DK’s Children Just Like Me series shows how families all around the world use the same four basic ingredients of rice, wheat, corn, and potatoes […]

Keep Your Series Current: July 2017

Update your popular series with these books that will be published in July. Enjoy! PRIMARY SERIES & SEQUELS         The Big Bad Woof (Rider Woofson, Book 8) by Walker Styles (ill. by Ben Whitehouse). 9781481491891. 2017. Gr 1-3. Grimelda and the Spooktacular Pet Show by Diana Murray (ill. by Heather Ross). 9780062264497. […]

Adult Crossover Series Titles

A few months ago on our Mackin Books in Bloom blog, I posted a list showcasing adult crossover fiction (there’s also one for adult crossover nonfiction).  Most of those suggestions were stand-alone titles, and I’d like to expand that list here to focus on adult series that older teens will find of interest. The top […]

Great New Nonfiction Titles for June 2017

A helpful characteristic of nonfiction books is that their titles usually explain quite succinctly what they are about.  I’m taking advantage of that this month since I will be on vacation! Check out these exciting nonfiction titles that are being published in June. PRIMARY NONFICTION         Around the World in a Bathtub […]

Great New Easy & Fiction Titles for June 2017

Check out these exciting easy and fiction titles that are published in June. ELEMENTARY PICTURE BOOKS         Blue Sky White Stars by Sarvinder Naberhaus (ill. by Kadir Nelson). 9780803737006. 2017. Gr PK-3. Naberhaus, who immigrated to the U.S. from India, and Nelson, and African-American, use descriptions, wordplay, and beautiful illustrations to depict […]

Great New Nonfiction Titles for May 2017

These exciting nonfiction titles were published in May. PRIMARY NONFICTION         Around the World Right Now by Gina Cascone & Bryony Williams Sheppard (ill. by Olivia Beckman). 9781585369768. 2017. Gr K-3. Travel on a journey around the world for each of the day’s twenty-four hours. See what people might be doing, from […]