Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Display: As I Grow Up

At the Provo City Library we have books about popular topics for all reading levels.  As your child grows up they can move from Pictures Books, to Easy Readers, to Intermediate, to Juvenile Fiction. Here are some books on all these levels about topics kids love.

Alien Encounters
By Clair Freedman
Simon and Schuster, 2008. Picture Book
There is no underwear in space so aliens visit Earth and play in the clothes drying on the line.

 Fly Guy Presents: Space               
By Tedd Arnold
Scholastic Inc, 2013. Easy Reader Informational. 32 p.
During a visit to a space museum, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about planets, space crafts, space suits, and even dirty snowballs (i.e. comets)!

By Nate Ball
Harper Collins, 2014. Intermediate. 143 p.
Fourth-grader Zack McGee's life is turned upside-down when Amp, a tiny alien, crash-lands in his bedroom, then causes trouble at school while trying to get parts to repair his spaceship.

Space Case            
By Stuart Gibbs
Simon & Schuster, 2014. Fiction. 373 p.
Dash Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon's most prominent doctors.

The Frog Princess
Don’t Kiss the Frog! Princess Stories with Attitude              
By Fiona Waters
Kingfisher, 2008. Picture Book.
A collection of six stories about princesses with attitude that turns fairy-tale traditions upside down.

The Frog Princess                     
By Sally Gardner
Orion Children’s Books, 2011. Easy Reader. 56 p
This is a classic retelling in easy language of the story of the princess and the frog.

By Daisy Meadows         
Scholastic, 2016. Intermediate, 58 p.
Rachel and Kirsty need to help Rita, whose magic mixing bowl has been hidden by the goblins.

The Frog Princess                            
By E. D. Baker
Bloomsbury, 2002. Fiction. 214 p.
After reluctantly kissing a frog, an awkward, fourteen-year-old princess suddenly finds herself a frog, too, and sets off with the prince to seek the means--and the self-confidence--to become human again.

No T-Rex in the Library                          
By Toni Buzzeo
Margaret McElderry Books, 2010. Picture Book
A rampaging tyrannosaurus rex demonstrates to an out-of-control little girl the results of "beastie" behavior in the library.

Dinosaur Days         
By Joyce Milton
Random House, 2003. Easy Reader Informational. 47 p.
Brief and simple descriptions of the various kinds of dinosaurs that roamed the earth millions of years ago.

Dinosaur Cove: Attack of the Tyrannosaurus                 
By Rex Stone
Scholastic, 2008. Intermediate. 68 p.
Tom and Jamie can't believe their luck when they find a secret entrance to a prehistoric world filled with dinosaurs! The first dinosaur they meet is a friendly wannanosaurus. But soon, Tom and Jamie meet a much less friendly dino: a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

By James Gurney
HarperCollins, 1998. Fiction. 159 p.
In 1862, after being shipwrecked in uncharted seas, Professor Arthur Denison and his twelve-year-old son, Will, find themselves washed up on a strange island where people and dinosaurs live together peacefully.

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