The Year Wolves Came

One Big Pair of Underwear by Laura Gehl

Beauty and the Serpent

Fidel Castro

Duck and Cover

¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! Descubriendo el bosque nublado/ Olinguito, from A to Z! Unveiling the Cloud Forest by Lulu Delacre


Three Little Beavers

The Map of Me

Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale

Noah Webster: Man of Many Words by Catherine Reef

The Frazzle Family Finds a Way by Ann Bonwill

Capital Washington D.C.

Aces Wild

A Strong Right Arm

Up Close: Theodore Roosevelt


Nelson Mandela

Master Georges People

Who Loves The Little Lamb?

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Pirate Vs. Pirate

Stories of My Life

Magic Bed & Biscuit

The Odyssey

Back to School, Picky Little Witch

Perfect Game

Cheating for the Chicken Man by Priscilla Cummings

Punkinhead's Veggie Adventure


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Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm

Bill Boy Wonder

Closed for the Season

To Fly

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The Day I Met the Nuts by Mary Rand Hess

The Ghosts of Laurelford by Margaret Meacham

Isabell's Boyfriend

We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song

Gopher to the Rescue: A Volcano Recovery Story by Terry Catasus Jennings

Spoils by Tammar Stein

The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas by Laura Murray

Boys Camp: Nate's Story by Kitson Jazynka

Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina


Parrots by Susan Roth

Melonhead and the Vegalicious Disaster

The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine

Santa's Underwear by Marty Rhodes Figley

Iggy Loomis: A Hagfish Called Shirley by Jennifer Allison

I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery by Cynthia Grady

The Ferris Wheel by Betsy Harvey Kraft

The Way Home Looks Now by Wendy Shang

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns by Hena Kahn

Finding India by Brenda Seabrooke

The Leakeys

Funeral in the Bathroom

Tillmon County Fire

Zero Tolerance

Small Footsteps in the Land of the Dragon: Growing Up in China by Barbara Brooks Wallace

Now I'll Tell You Everything

Ground Hog Day

Eat Your U.S. History Homework by Ann McCallum

The Eye of the Whale

Kangaroo to the Rescue by Moira Rose Donohue

Windston was Worried by Pamela Duncan Edwards

John Smith


Bugs and Bugsicles

Four Things My Geeky-Jock-of-a-Best-friend Must Do In Europe

Fortunes Fool

Never Say a Mean Word Again

The Silver Kiss

Road to Tater Hill

Books for Me by Sue Fliess

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior With Words

Ann Bausum To Receive 2017 Nonfiction Award

Ann Bausum The Children’s Book Guild of Washington, DC has selected Ann Bausum for its 2017 Nonfiction Award. Rather than focusing on a single title, the award is presented to an author for a body of work that has “contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.”

The daughter of a history professor, Bausum engages young readers in a range of topics from First Ladies to Freedom Riders. She highlights overlooked figures and stories from history. Her book on Sergeant Stubby, a heroic dog from World War I, caused Booklist to rave, "Is the appeal of this book greater for dog lovers or military-history buffs? It's a toss-up, because the book's charm simply radiates off the page in all directions. . . . This very engaging book serves as a tribute to canine courage and devotion.” Her book Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights recounts stories from the riots with vivid detail, from the unexpected alliance between gay rights activists and the Mafia, to a Broadway-style kick line of young men, protesting the use of police force.

Her books also encourage readers to look at larger questions that have relevance today. In Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I (National Geographic/2010), Bausum asks where Americans draw the line for justice during times of war. Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration (National Geographic/2009) illuminates the forces that shaped immigration policies in the past.

March Against FearHer forthcoming book, The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power (National Geographic/2017), recounts one of the most influential, but nearly forgotten, demonstrations in the civil rights movement.

The event honoring Bausum will take place on Saturday April 29 at Clyde’s Restaurant of Gallery Place, 707 7th Street NW, Washington DC. It will include lunch and a presentation by the author followed by a book sale and signing. Tickets will be available for purchase starting in January 2017.

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