Over the past weeks, I have been sharing my loot from the recent Pansing Book Sale. I have, since then, tried to do a moderate moratorium from book-buying (umm… not really). Hence, this Sunday, I will be sharing my book haul from our public library here in Singapore.
Library Haul: Picturebooks and Picturebook Biographies
The Secret Kingdom: Nek Chand, A Changing India, And A Hidden World Of Art by Barb Rosenstock and Illustrated by Claire A. Nivola; Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around The World by Vashti Harrison.
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect Of Light And Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey and Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk, The World Is Not A Rectangle: A Portrait Of Architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter.
Pocket Full Of Colors: The Magical World Of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville and Illustrated by Brigette Barrager; Mimi’s Dada Catifesto by Shelley Jackson.
Write To Me: Letters From Japanese American Children To The Librarian They Left Behind by Cynthia Grady and Illustrated by Amiko Hirao, Goldie Takes A Stand: Golda Meir’s First Crusade by Barbara Krasner and Illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley.
Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found The Faces Of Depression by Carole Boston Weatherford and Pictures by Sarah Green, When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story Of Jacqueline Kennedy’s Fight For An American Icon by Natasha Wing and Alexandra Boiger.
Dr. Jo: How Sara Josephine Baker Saved The Lives Of America’s Children by Monica Kulling and Illustrated by Julianna Swaney, Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb And The Boston Marathon by Annette Bay Pimentel and Illustrated by Micha Archer.
The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams by Tanya Lee Stone and Illustrated by Kathryn Brown, First Mothers by Beverly Gherman and Julie Downing.
Under The Same Sky by Britta Teckentrup, A Daisy Is A Daisy Is A Daisy (Except When It’s A Girl’s Name) by Linda Wolfsgruber.
Adult Novels and Graphic Novels
Lumberjanes: A Terrible Plan by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters and Illustrated by Carolyn Nowak, Lumberjanes: Sink Or Swim by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh and Illustrated by Carey Pietsch, Lumberjanes: Out Of Time by Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters and Illustrated by Brooke Allen.
The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller.
A Manual For Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin.