|Face Book by Chuck Close Real kids ask Chuck Close questions about his portraits, his life and how he became an artist. A section of mix-and-match self-portraits by Chuck Close displays a variety of the artist’s techniques.|
|Creep and Flutter: The Secret World of Insects and Spiders by Jim Arnosky Acclaimed naturalist Jim Arnosky will bring out your inner explorer as he explains which creature is the T. rex of the insect world, how caddisworms build their nearly-indestructible fortress, and how crickets make their unforgettable songs.|
Every January, the American Library Association presents an award to the author and illustrator of “most distinguished informational book”– the Sibert Medal. And every year, we like to seek out books that meet the criteria for this award.
On Monday evenings, look for posts on this blog that highlight some of the newly published children’s & YA books we’ve discovered . If you have thoughts to share about any of the books or have a title to suggest, please feel free to do so in the comments field.