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New Picture Books in 2006 (and Earlier)

Just click on the titles to read our original reviews for these picture books and easy readers published in 2006 and earlier.  Please note that the Rutgers Project started reviewing books in 2007, so we have only a few reviews for these years.

A Chance to Shine / by Steve Seskin & Allen Shamblin, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet / by Kathryn Lasky, ill. Paul Lee
A Woman for President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull / by Kathleen Krull
Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream / by Crystal Hubbard, illustrated by Randy DuBurke
Christmas Tree Farm / by Ann Purmell, illustrated by Jill Weber
Destiny's Gift / by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes
Earning Money / by Patricia J. Murphy
Ernest's Gift / by Kathryn Tucker Windham, illustrated by Frank Hardy
Galimoto / by Karen Lynn Williams, illustrated by Catherine Stock
How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty / N. Zimelman, B. Slavin
It's a Habit, Sammy Rabbit! / by Sam X. Renick, illustrated by Juan Alvarado
Jam & Jelly by Holly & Nellie / by Gloria Whelan, illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen
Knockin' on Wood: Starring Peg Leg Bates / by Lynne Barasch
Lemonade for Sale
Limpopo Lullaby / by Jane Jolly, illustrated by Dee Huxley
Mia's Story: A Sketchbook of Hopes & Dreams / by Michael Foreman
Mr. Belinsky's Bagels / by Ellen Schwartz, illustrated by Stefan Czernecki
My Granny Went to Market / by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Christopher Corr
Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin / by Gene Barretta
Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock / by Sheila Bair, illustrated by Barry Gott
The Carpet Boy's Gift / by Pegi Deitz Shea, illustrated by Leane Morin
The Paperboy / by Dav Pilkey
The Penny Pot/ by Stuart J. Murphy, illustrated by Lynne Cravath
The Roses in My Carpets / by Rukhsana Khan, illustrated by Ronald Himler
Vision of Beauty: The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker / by Kathryn Lasky, ill. Nneka Bennett
Walking Lightly / by Fleur Beale, illustrated by Michaela Sangl
Welcome to Samantha's World,1904: Growing up in America's New Century / by Catherine Gourley