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New Picture Books in 2009

Just click on the titles to read our original reviews for these picture books and easy readers published in 2009.

Raspberries! / by Jay O'Callahan, illustrated by Will Moses
Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book / by Nikki Grimes, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
River of Dreams: The Story of the Hudson River / by Hudson Talbott
Road to Revolution! / by Stan Mack and Susan Champlin
Ron's Big Mission / by Rose Blue and Corinne Naden, illustrated by Don Tate
Savings Tips for Kids / by Tamra Orr
Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story / by Paula Yoo, illustrated by Lin Wang
Sky High: The True Story of Maggie Gee / by Marissa Moss, illustrated by Carl Angel
Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride / by Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney
Sonia Sotomayor / by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez
Sparrow Girl / by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Yoko Tanaka
Stagecoach Sal / by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Carson Ellis
Start Saving, Henry! / by Nancy Carlson
Steady Hands: Poems About Work / by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer, il. Megan Halsey & Sean Addy
Strega Nona's Harvest / by Tomie dePaola
Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of the Greatest All-Girl Swing Band in the World / Marilyn Nelson
The Adventures of an Aluminum Can / by Alison Inches, illustrated by Mark Chambers
The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth / by Kathleen Krull, ill. by Greg Couch
The Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak / by Tomek Bogacki
The Daring Miss Quimby / by Suzanne George Whitaker, illustrated by Catherine Stock
The Day-Glo Brothers / by Chris Barton, illustrated by Tony Persiani
The Doll Shop Downstairs / by Yona Z. McDonough, illustrated by Heather Maione
The Elevator Man / by Stanley Trachtenberg, illustrated by Paul Cox
The Listeners / by Gloria Whelan, illustrated by Mike Benny
The Negro Speaks of Rivers / by Langston Hughes, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
The New Jersey Reader / by Trinka Hakes Noble, illustrated by K.L. Darnell
The Pet Sitter: Beware the Werepup/ by Julie Sykes, illustrated by Nathan Reed
The Pet Sitter: Parrot Pandemonium / by Julie Sykes, illustrated by Nathan Reed
The Sisters 8, series / by Lauren Baratz-Logsted, with Greg Logsted and Jackie Logsted
The Underwear Salesman: And Other Jobs for Better or Verse / by J. Patrick Lewis, ill. Serge Bloch
The White Ox / by Dan Burr and Ruth Hailstone
Up the Learning Tree / by Marcia Vaughan, illustrated by Derek Blanks
Waiting for the Owl's Call / by Gloria Whelan, illustrated by Pascal Milelli
Watch Out for Wolfgang / by Paul Carrick
We are Extremely Very Good Recyclers / by Lauren Child
Winnie Finn, Worm Farmer / by Carol Brendler, illustrated by Ard Hoyt
Would I Trade My Parents? / by Laura Numeroff, illustrated by James Bernardin
You and Me and Home Sweet Home / by George Ella Lyon, illustrated by Stephanie Anderson