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New Picture Books in 2008

Just click on the titles to read our original reviews for these picture books and easy readers published in 2008.

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero / by G. Capaldi
A Cup for Everyone / by Yusuke Yonezu
A Girl Named Dan / by Dandi Daley Mackall, illustrated by Renée Graef
A Song for Cambodia / by Michelle Lord, illustrated by Shino Arihara
Alec's Primer / by Mildred Pitts Walter, illustrated by Larry Johnson
Amelia Makes a Movie / by David Milgrim
Americans Who Tell The Truth / by Robert Shetterly
Art from Her Heart: Folk Artist Clementine Hunter / by Kathy Whitehead, ill. Shane W. Evans
As Luck Would Have It / by Robert D. San Souci, illustrated by Daniel San Souci
Bear at Work / by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Debbie Harter
Bebé Goes Shopping / by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Steven Salerno
Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation / by Andrea Davis Pinkney, ill. by Brian Pinkney
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman / by Marc Tyler Nobleman, illustrated by Ross MacDonald
Bread Comes to Life: A Garden of Wheat and a Loaf to Eat / by George Levenson, ill. by Shmuel Thaler
Buffalo Music / by Tracey E. Fern, illustrated by Lauren Castillo
Buffalo Song / by Joseph Bruchac, illustrated by Bill Farnsworth
Building Manhattan / by Laura Vila
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business / by E. Slobodkina
Caravan / by Lawrence McKay Jr., illustrated by Darryl Ligasan
Chicken Man / by Michelle Edwards
Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak / by Kay Winters, illustrated by Larry Day
Corn / by Gail Gibbons
Critter Sitter / by Chuck Richards
Daisy and the Doll / by Michael and Angela Medearis / illustrated by Larry Johnson
Dancing to Freedom: The True Story of Mao's Last Dancer / by Li Cunxin, ill. Anne Spudvilas
Delivering Justice / by Jim Haskins, illustrated by Benny Andrews
Doctor All-Knowing / Retold by Doris Orgel, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
Elizabeth Leads the Way / by Tanya Lee Stone, illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon
Farmer George Plants a Nation / by Peggy Thomas, illustrated by Layne Johnson
Ferris Wheel! George Ferris and His Amazing Invention / by Dani Sneed
Fleas! / by Jeanne Steig, illustrated by Britt Spencer
Going Shopping / by Sarah Garland
Growing Gold / by T.V. Padma, illustrated by Tom Wrenn
Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight / by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Amy June Bates
Hogwash / by Arthur Geisert
Honda: The Boy Who Dreamed of Cars / by Mark Weston, illustrated by Katie Yamasaki
Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia / by Ted and Betsy Lewin
How I Learned Geography / by Uri Shulevitz
Howard Thurman's Great Hope / by Kai Jackson Issa, illustrated by Arthur L. Dawson
Independent Dames / by Laurie Halse Anderson, illustrated by Matt Faulkner
Isabel's Car Wash / by Sheila Bair, illustrated by Judy Stead