2019 Reads

*Please note: Only picture books featured for review are on this list*

      1. Love Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood
      2. I Lost My Tooth! (Unlimited Squirrels) by Mo Willems
      3. Mother Is Coming: A FoxTrot Collection by Bill Amend
      4. Braced by Alyson Gerber
      5. Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
      6. The Itchy Book! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! #5) by LeUyen Pham
      7. We Are Growing! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! #2) by Laurie Keller
      8. Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
      9. The Current by Tim Johnston
      10. Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin
      11. It’s Shoe Time! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! #4) by Bryan Collier
      12. The Good for Nothing Button! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! #3) by Charise Mericle Harper
      13. My Friends Make Me Happy! (The Giggle Gang #3) by Jan Thomas
      14. Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood, various illustrators
      15. The Blue Whale by Jenni Desmond
      16. The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond
      17. The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter
      18. Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark, illus. Katy Wu
      19. Spring After Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement by Stephanie Roth Sisson
      20. Maya Angelou (Little People, Big Dreams) by Lisbeth Kaiser, illus. Leire Salaberria
      21. Mama Dug a Little Den by Jennifer Ward, illus. Steve Jenkins
      22. Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo & Jacqueline Tourville, illus. Brigette Barrager
      23. Cute as an Axolotl: Discovering the World’s Most Adorable Animals (The World of Weird Animals) by Jess Keating, illus. David DeGrand
      24. Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay Haring, illus. Robert Neubecker
      25. Drawn from Nature by Helen Ahpornsiri
      26. Slug Days by Sara Leach, illus. Rebecca Bender
      27. Penguin Days by Sara Leach, illus. Rebecca Bender
      28. James Acaster’s Classic Scrapes by James Acaster [audiobook]
      29. Abridged Classics by John Atkinson
      30. Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri
      31. This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender
      32. Bird and Squirrel All Tangled Up (Bird & Squirrel #5) by James Burks
      33. Big Nate: Silent by Deadly by Lincoln Peirce
      34. Big Nate: Goes Bananas! by Lincoln Peirce
      35. Dear Sister by Alison McGhee, illus. Joe Bluhm
      36. Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi, illus. Hatem Aly
      37. Worth A Thousand Words by Brigit Young
      38. Giraffe and Bird Together Again by Rebecca Bender
      39. Our New Kittens by Theo Heras, illus. Alice Carter
      40. You Owe Me A Murder by Eileen Cook
      41. Dr. Jo by Monica Kulling, illus. Julianna Swaney
      42. Past Due for Murder (Blue Ridge Library Mysteries #3) by Victoria Gilbert
      43. P is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever by Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter, illus. Maria Beddia
      44. Little Bear’s Big House by Benjamin Chaud
      45. Door by JiHyeon Lee
      46. The Forest by Riccardo Bozzi
      47. The Elephant by Jenni Desmond
      48. Lights! Camera! Alice!: The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker by Mara Rockliff, illus. Simona Ciraola
      49. Duck, Death and the Tulip by Wolf Erlbruch
      50. The True Tale of a Giantess: The Story of Anna Swan by Anne Renaud, illus. Marie Lafrance
      51. Emmeline Pankhurst (Little People, Big Dreams) by Lisbeth Kaiser, illus. Ana Sanfelippo
      52. Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by  Anika Aldamuy Denise, illus. by Paola Escobar
      53. The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs by Fiona Robinson
      54. Click by Kayla Miller
      55. Running Through Sprinklers by Michelle Kim
      56. Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
      57. Max and the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce
      58. Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition by Julia Kaye
      59. Woman World by Aminder Dhaliwal
      60. Spinning by Tillie Walden
      61. Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #3) by Ben Clanton
      62. Narwhal’s Otter Friend (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #4) by Ben Clanton
      63. Waiting Is Not Easy! (Elephant & Piggie #22) by Mo Willems
      64. There Is a Bird On Your Head! (Elephant & Piggie #4) by Mo Willems
      65. The Cookie Fiasco (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! #1) by Dan Santat
      66. Queenie Quail Can’t Keep Up by Jane Whittingham, illus. Emma Pedersen
      67. Comics Will Break Your Heart by Faith Erin Hicks
      68. Here to Stay by Sara Farizan
      69. Flowers and Foul Play (A Magic Garden Mystery #1) by Amanda Flower
      70. Cicada by Shaun Tan
      71. The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by Matthew Inman
      72. New Kid by Jerry Craft
      73. Hicotea (Nightlights #2) by Lorena Alvarez Gomez
      74. Unicorn Bowling (Phoebe and Her Unicorn #9) by Dana Simpson
      75. Awkward (Awkward #1) by Svetlana Chmakova
      76. Brave (Awkward #2) by Svetlana Chmakova
      77. Crush (Awkward #3) by Svetlana Chmakova
      78. Big Nate: Payback Time! by Lincoln Peirce
      79. Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley
      80. Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
      81. Dodo by Felipe Nunes
      82. Goodnight, Anne by Kallie George, illus. Geneviève Godbout
      83. Circle (Shapes Trilogy #3) by Mac Barnett, illus. Jon Klassen
      84. I Want My Hat Back (board book) by Jon Klassen
      85. Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman, illus. Jay Fleck
      86. My Heart by Corinna Luyken
      87. Anne Arrives (An Anne Chapter Book #1) adapted Kallie George, illus. Abigail Halpin
      88. Megabat and Fancy Cat (Megabat #2) by Anna Humphrey, illus. Kass Reich
      89. Sad Animal Babies by Brooke Barker
      90. Peter & Ernesto: The Lost Sloths (Peter & Ernesto #2) by Graham Annable
      91. Camp by Kayla Miller
      92. Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen
      93. Annie’s Life in Lists by Kristin Mahoney
      94. You Are New by Lucy Knisley
      95. Hooray for Babies! by Susan Meyers, illus. Sue Cornelison
      96. Not Your Nest! by Gideon Sterer, illus. Andrea Tsurumi
      97. Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish by Beth Ferry, illus. Tom Lichtenheld
      98. Great Job, Mom! by Holman Wang
      99. Little Fish and Mommy by Lucy Cousins
      100. The Piñata That The Farm Maiden Hung by Samantha R. Vamos, illus. Sebastià Serra
      101. Harold & Hog Pretend for Real (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! #6) by Dan Santat
      102. Brave Molly by Brooke Boynton-Hughes
      103. Fergal and the Bad Temper by Robert Starling
      104. The Happy Book by Andy Rash
      105. Hilda and the Troll (Hilda #1) by Luke Pearson
      106. Hilda and the Midnight Giant (Hilda #2) by Luke Pearson
      107. Copper by Kazu Kabuishi
      108. Sticks & Stone by Abby Cooper
      109. Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith
      110. Birthday by Meredith Russo
      111. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
      112. How to Walk an Ant by Cindy Derby
      113. Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure by Camille Andros, illus. Brianne Farley
      114. Tomorrow Most Likely by Dave Eggers, illus. Lane Smith
      115. When I Am Big by Maria Dek
      116. Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael James Mahin, illus. Evan Turk
      117. Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations by Sara Gillingham
      118. Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge by Rachel Dougherty
      119. Jane Goodall (Little People, Big Dreams) by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illus. Beatrice Cerocchi
      120. The Origin of Day and Night by Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt, illus. by Lenny Lishchenko
      121. A Poem for Peter by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illus. by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
      122. Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis
      123. Embrace by Chicken by Mahtab Narsimhan
      124. Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
      125. Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai
      126. To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer
      127. Shout Out Comic Anthology
      128. The Van Apfel girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean
      129. Don’t Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno
      130. Quid Pro Quo by Vicki Grant

Read in 2018, reviewed in 2019:

  1. Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo (read in 2018)
  2. The Ghost Road by Charis Cotter (read in 2018)