Book Recommendations Newsletter - March 2009
Dear Fellow Readers,
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March Book Recommendations
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Children's Book Recommendations
Birds by Kevin Henkes - This charming picture book from Caldecott winning author Kevin Henkes combines a concept book teaching size and color with a delightful narrative story about birds. Part of our Great New Picture Books Age 2-5 collection.
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! by Jonah Winter - Sure to delight baseball fans, this striking picture book tells the captivating story of one the greatest left-handed pitchers in baseball history. Part of our Favorites for Boys Age 5-8 collection.
The Red Blazer Girls: The Ring of Rocamadour by Michael Beil - Three friends find themselves on a hunt for a legendary ring that grants wishes in this fun adventure for those who love mystery, math and a modest measure of mayhem. Part of our Favorites for Girls Age 8-10 collection.
The Brooklyn Nine by Alan M. Gratz - This engaging historical novel tells the story of nine generations of a Brooklyn family linked by baseball. Part of our Favorites for Boys Age 10-12 collection.
Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior by Chris Bradford - In this fast-paced adventure set in medieval Japan, Jack, a 12-year-old British orphan, is adopted by a powerful samurai and begins the life of a samurai warrior. Part of our Historical Fiction Age 12-14 collection.
Teen Book Recommendations
North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley - Set in America's Northwest and China, this exquisitely crafted story explores the meaning of art, travel, love and true beauty. Part of our Favorites for Teen Girls collection.
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork - Told in a unique voice, this irresistible story of a 17-year-old boy with an Asperger's-like condition, is a celebration of the music each of us hears inside. Part of our Fiction for Teen Boys collection.
The Carbon Diaries 2015 by Saci Lloyd - With short diary entries, this riveting eco-thriller envisions a future Britain where "carbon rationing" is mandatory and each person is allotted a prohibitively small measure of carbon points. Part of our Great New Fiction for Teens collection.
Irreplaceable by Stephen Lovely - In this heartbreaking and incredibly powerful novel, Lovely tackles the complex subject or heart transplants with humanity and depth of character that make this a standout. Part of our Adult Fiction for Teens collection.
Adult Book Recommendations
The Help by Kathryn Stockett - Filled with humor and hope, this poignant novel set in Mississippi in 1962 is the story of three women who start a movement of their own and challenge the lines that define their town and their times. Part of our Favorites for Women collection.
The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008 by Thomas E. Ricks - The bestselling author of Fiasco returns to examine the Iraq war after 2005 when the military was forced to reckon with itself and a very different war began. Part of our Nonfiction for Men collection.
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann - After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, Grann sets out to solve the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th century and uncover what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon. Part of our Great New Hardcover Nonfiction collection.
Fool by Christopher Moore - This modern take on King Lear is a twisted and wildly hilarious tale of a moronic monarch, his devious daughters, rhyming ghosts and a castle full of hot intrigue. Part of our Favorites for Men collection.
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson - Showing that finance is the foundation of human progress, Ferguson traces the evolution of money from ancient Mesopaotamia to Wall Street. Part of our History collection.
Family Book Recommendations
The Cuckoo's Haiku: And Other Birding Poems by Michael J. Rosen - Fun for the whole family, this joyful primer on the pleasures of bird-watching merges haiku, notes for identifying species, and exquisite watercolor illustrations. Part of our Read Aloud Age 4-8 collection.
What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life by Avery Gilbert - Explore the intoxicating world of scent, as a smell scientist highlights new discoveries and reveals a startling new view of the most evocative sense. Part of our Nonfiction Parent & Teen Reads collection.
We hope you share our love of literature and passion to inspire people of all ages to read and will consider GiftLit for your next gift purchase.