Friday, November 14, 2014

Display: Bedtime Bonding Books

Nighty Night ZooBorns
By Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland
Employing text designed for emerging readers, a skill-building bedtime tale features endearing ZooBorns photography that depicts adorable animal babies settling down to sleep.

Night Science for Kids
By Terry Krautwurst
Provides ideas and activities for discovering what changes in the world after dark, including the arrival of moths and owls, fog, and the stars.

The Sunset Switch
By Kathleen V. Kudlinski
Simple text and warm illustrations give readers a glimpse into the night when daytime animals go to sleep and nighttime animals take over.

The Moonflower
By Peter Loewer
A brief look at some of nature's nocturnal behavior including the blooming of the moonflower, how moths drink, how bats "see," and how vines climb.

Goodnight Book for Latter-day Saints
By Jenna Mitchell
Stories, poems, and other bedtime activities for you and your little one.

Buddha at Bedtime
By Dharmachari Nagaraja
A retelling of 20 ancient Buddhist tales intended to impart wisdom and moral guidance to children. Each story highlights a moral or ethical dilemma that echoes those that children face in their own lives. At the conclusion of each story, applicable Buddhist principles are discussed.

Bedtime Math
By Laura Overdeck
Over 100 kid-friendly math problems on topics from jalapeños and submarines to roller coasters and flamingos, designed to make math a fun part of kids' everyday lives.

Animal Faces at Night
By Hannah Kate Sackett
Introduces some of the animals that come out primarily at night, including fruit bats, aardvarks, jaguars, and geckos.

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
By Joyce Sidman
A collection of poems that celebrate the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark.

Where is the Night Train Going
By Eileen Spinelli
A collection of poems that appeals to the imagination of young children. Bright watercolor drawings accompany each poem.

Where Does the Sun Sleep
By Time-Life for Children
Answers questions about the world at night, including whether people move in their sleep, whether flowers and trees sleep, why the moon changes shape, and why fireflies glow in the dark.

The Goodnight Book For Moms and Little Ones
By Alice Wong and Lena Tabori
A collection of stories, tales and legends, songs and lullabies, literary excerpts, poetry, activities, recipes, prayers and star charts.

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