Wednesday, December 10, 2008

One Librarian's Book Reviews: Recommended Gifts

So, because I am a librarian, I guess it goes without saying that I will encourage everyone and anyone to purchase BOOKS this year for all your gifting needs. Yeah for books and literacy and all that goes with it! And, because I am so kind, here is a list for all your book-giving needs:

The Lord of the Rings- THE fantasy trilogy

Eragon Eldest and Brisingr- for dragon-lovers (young adult)

Chronicles of Prydain - a children's (grade school) five book series: The Book of Three The Black Cauldron The Castle of Llyr Taran Wanderer The High King

The Chronicles of Narnia- another children's classic

Fablehaven series: firstthreebooks- a newer children's series

The City of Ember andsequels(children's)

Life As We Knew Itand the dead and the gone(young adult)

Fahrenheit 451a classic!

The Hunger Games(young adult)

Little Heathens(non-fiction)

A Long Way From Chicago(children's)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid and sequels(children's/jr. high)

The Wednesday Wars(children's/jr. high)

fairy tale:
Princess Academy(children's)

Book of a Thousand Days(young adult)

Wildwood Dancing(young adult)

The Princess and the Hound(young adult)

Fairest(children's/jr. high)

Once Upon a Marigold(children's/jr. high)

The Princess Bride (there's a book?)

picture books:
A Bad Case of Stripes

Pancakes, Pancakes!or anything by Eric Carle

Where the Wild Things Are

The Sneetches and Other Storiesor anything by Dr. Seuss

history buff:
Amazing Grace(non-fiction)


Uprising(historical fiction)


See also School Library Journal's Holiday Gift Guide.

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