Mikhail Gorbachev World Leaders Past & Present series Butson 1986 Submitter: Out of date and a B&W format. What could be more appealing in a YA book? I am loathe to buy hardcover contemporary biographies because they are out of
I Can Be An Architect Clinton 1986 Bonus points for putting a woman on the cover, but this book is too old to accurately describe the job of an architect. There are no computers shown, for one thing. It’s all
How Man Became Morris 1972 The artwork in this book is just nightmarish. The facial expressions are creeping me out, and the charcoal drawings seem too dark and dense for kids. I am not sure of the target age group.
I’ll Be the Horse If You’ll Play With Me Alexander 1975 Submitter: I’ll Be the Horse If You’ll Play With Me…..well the cover just says it all! While weeding our picture books I came across this 1975 gem. I did
Star Wars 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. 1979 In honor Star Wars Day, here are a couple of picture books. (One with an ACTUAL RECORD!) As a fan of the original trilogy, I do reject the second book, since Jar Jar
The Berenstain Bear Scouts Save That Backscratcher Berenstain 1996 Submitter: I am a school librarian at a public K-4 school. I recently decided to clean up and relabel some Berenstain Bear chapter books in hopes to get them circulating. I
Developing Library Skills Guide to Discovering and Using Library Resources Lakritz 1989 As we close out our National Library Week posts, we need to have something for the kids. I know we want the kids to know all about the
I’m Made of Mama’s Milk Olsen 2001 Submitter: Okay, it’s probably not nice to pick on self-published works. Also, breastfeeding-positive books are in short supply in many library collections, so it has that going for it. However, the soft-focus photographs