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LENNY & LUCY

Lenny & Lucy
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stead
Author's First Name: 
Philip C.
Illustrator's First Name: 
Erin E.
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Stead
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Neal Porter/Roaring Brook)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Moving to a new home is not easy for Peter and his dog, Harold. This story of friendship, fear and loneliness is told beautifully with striking illustrations and only the words that are necessary to tell the tale.

UNUSUAL CHICKENS FOR THE EXCEPTIONAL POULTY FARMER

Cover image of the book
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Jones
Author's First Name: 
Kelly
Illustrator's First Name: 
Katie
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Kath
Publisher: 
Penguin (Knopf/ Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 When Sophie’s non-farmer parents move to a farm, Sophie triumphs in dealing with chickens, racial issues, economic stress, and her own self awareness with humor and panache.

LOST IN NYC: A SUBWAY ADVENTURE

New York City with cutaway view including subway
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Spiegelman
Author's First Name: 
Nadia
Illustrator's First Name: 
Sergio
Illustrator's Last Name: 
García Sánchez
Publisher: 
TOON Books
Publication Date: 
2015

 In graphic novel format, the author and illustrator cleverly weave facts about the New York subway with a story about making new friends. Detailed illustrations packed with people and buildings convey the frenetic pace and scale of the city.

LIAR & SPY

Liar & Spy
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stead
Author's First Name: 
Rebecca
Publisher: 
Wendy Lamb
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Audio."

I KNOW HERE

I Know Here
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Croza
Author's First Name: 
Laurel
Illustrator's First Name: 
Matt
Illustrator's Last Name: 
James
Publisher: 
Groundwood/House of Anansi
Publication Date: 
2010

Facing a move from rural Saskatchewan to Toronto, a girl decides to draw what she will miss. Off-beat pen and acrylic illustrations coupled with sensory prose evocatively explore feelings of a child facing a scary move to an unknown new place.

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