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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.

Jenny Found a Penny / by Trudy Harris, illustrated by John Hovell
Lady Liberty: A Biography / by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Matt Tavares
Lila and the Secret of Rain / by David Conway, illustrated by Jude Daly
Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing / by Guo Yue & Clare Farrow, illustrated by Helen Cann
Lucy's Cave: A Story of Vicksburg, 1863 / by Karen B. Winnick
Madam President / by Lane Smith
Madame Pamplemousse and Her Incredible Edibles / by Rupert Kingfisher, ill. Sue Hellard
Making Cents / by Elizabeth Keeler Robinson, illustrated by Bob McMahon
Manjiro: The Boy Who Risked HIs Life for Two Countries / by Emily Arnold McCully
Maple Syrup Season / by Ann Purmell, illustrated by Jill Weber
Market Day / by Carol Foskett Cordsen, illustrated by Douglas B. Jones
Marveltown / by Bruce McCall
Max's Bunny Business / by Rosemary Wells
Minji's Salon / by Eun-hee Choung
Monkey with a Tool Belt / by Chris Monroe
Monkeys and Dog Days / by Kate Banks, illustrated by Tomek Bogacki
My Chincoteague Pony / by Susan Jeffers
My Teacher for President / by Kay Winters, illustrated by Denise Brunkus
Naming Liberty / by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Jim Burke
No Mush Today / by Sally Derby, illustrated by Nicole Tadgell
Ocean Wide, Ocean Deep / by Susan Lendroth, illustrated by Raúl Allén
On a Road in Africa / by Kim Doner, afterword by Chryssee Perry Martin
One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference / by Katie Milway, ill. by Eugenie Fernandes
Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch / by Mona Kerby, illustrated by Lynne Barasch
Planting the Trees of Kenya: The Story of Wangari Maathai / by Claire Nivola