Laughter is perhaps the best medicine after all in this rip-roaring romp in humorous rhyme with dinosaurs that fill the pages as they illustrate how NOT to behave, before they demonstrate the best way back to health. JE Fic Yol
By Elissa Haden Guest and Christine Davenier (illustrator)
Beginning readers will enjoy the excitement of getting ready for a school play and the despair when Iris, the cricket, gets sick the day of the performance. Wispy watercolors add the perfect touch to this gentle story. JBR Gue
This news of being named an [ALA] Alex Award winner is especially sweet because I, personally, know what it means to be included into a world of free access to books, which has been my real family since the first day of the first grade, when I stepped into the bookmobile.