Caitlin has lost her older brother Devon to a tragic incident at the local middle school and she's having a hard time understanding how to feel. Caitlin has Asperger's and things typically seem black and white, but now she is at a loss and her grieving dad isn't any help. When Caitlin reads the definition of closure she decides that is what she needs, but finding it is harder than she expected. (Grades 4-6 School Library Journal)
In fall the trees start to empty and you can see squirrels climbing trees and spot their nests in the trees. This book celebrates in fun rhyme the activities of the lives of squirrels. It also includes four pages of extra info on squirrels and their habitats. Recommended for ages 4-7.
Children's author and illustrator Mo Willems has a new picture book! In this very funny story, Nanette is sent to the store to buy a baguette. Baguettes are warm and they smell wonderful, so you can probably guess what happens. By the time Nanette arrives home, she has eaten the entire baguette! Visual jokes fill every page and the entire text contains words that rhyme with Nanette. This is a great story that everyone will love! Recommended for grades Prek-2.