Nobody likes being sick, but having a good book can make it seem less lonely and give some hope that you'll feel better soon. Some times all you need is some extra TLC. When a trip to the doctor is necessary it's good to know what to expect.
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
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.