Sept/Oct 2012

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man’s mind can get both provocation and privacy.
-Edward P. Morgan



  1. Salingkit: A 1986 Diary by Cyan Abad-Jugo (YA fiction)
  2. Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy compiled and edited by Leonard Marcus
  3. Alfred Zector, Book Collector by Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by Macky Pamintuan (picture book)
  4. The Day Dirk Yeller Came to Town by Mary Casanova and Pictures by Ard Hoyt (picture book)
  5. That Book Woman by Heather Henson and pictures by David Small (picture book)
  6. The Lonely Book by Kate Bernheimer and illustrated by Chris Sheban (picture book)
  7. The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers (picture book)
  8. I Hate to Read! By Rita Marshall and illustrated by Etienne Delessert (picture book)
  9. I Still Hate to Read! By Rita Marshall and illustrated by Etienne Delessert (picture book)
  10. The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer, Annotations by Leonard Marcus (fiction)
  11. Brothers by Yin and Chris Soentpiet (picture book)
  12. How to Live Forever by Colin Thompson (re-read, picture book)
  13. Wild About Books by Judy Sierra and Pictures by Marc Brown (picture book)
  14. The Saga of Shakespeare Pintlewood and the Great Silver Fountain Pen by James H. Lehman and illustrations by Christopher Raschka (picture book)
  15. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly (Fiction)
  16. The Book that Eats People by John Ferry and Illustrations by Mark Fearing (picture book)
  17. The Boy who loved words by Roni Schotter and Giselle Potter (picture book)
  18. And The Soldiers Sang by J. Patrick Lewis and Gary Kelley (picture book)


  1. The Wrong Book by Nick Bland (picture book)
  2. The story of a little mouse trapped in a book by Monique Felix (picture book)
  3. The Book that was Handed Down Written by Yixian Quek and Illustrated by Grace Duan Ying and Designed by Goh Caili (picture book, award winning) – a reread
  4. Fahrenheit 451 by Rad Bradbury (adult novel)
  5. Happy Pig Day! by Mo Willems (early reader)
  6. Should I Share my Ice Cream? by Mo Willems (early reader)
  7. Are you ready to play outside? by Mo Willems (early reader)
  8. I am Going! by Mo Willems (early reader)
  9. Pigs make me Sneeze! by Mo Willems (early reader)
  10. Today I will Fly! by Mo Willems (early reader)
  11. Book Speak! Poems about Books by Laura Purdie Salas and Illsutrated by Josée Bisaillon (picture book – poetry)
  12. I am the Book – poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins and illustrated by Yayo (picture book – poetry)
  13. Grimericks by Susan Pearson and illustrated by Gris Grimly (picture book)
  14. The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers (adult novel)
  15. Why Cats don’t Wear Hats by Victoria Perez Escriva and Ester Garcia (picture book)
  16. I Love Chocolate by Davide Cali and Illustrated by Evelyn Daviddi (picture book)
  17. Blanket Travel by Kim Da-Jeong (picture book)
  18. The King and the Frog by Alain Chiche and Sylvain Diez (picture book)
  19. Something Wicked this Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (adult novel)



  1. The Cat who went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (YA Literature/Newbery Medal)
  2. The Perks of being a Wallflowerby Stephen Chbosky (General Fiction)
  3. Rizal’s Teeth, Bonifacio’s Bones: Looking Back 5 by Ambeth R. Ocampo (Non-fiction/ Filipino Literature/History)
  4. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (YA Literature / Newbery Medal)
  5. Prehistoric Philippines: Looking Back 6 Ambeth R. Ocampo (Non-fiction/ Filipino Literature/ History)


  1. North and South Elizabeth Gaskell (Fiction /Classic) Re-read
  2. The Aswang Inquiry   by Frank Lynch, S.J Illustrated by Gilda Cordero-Fernando (Non-Fiction/filipino literature)
  3. The Five Orange Pips and Other Casesby Arthur Conan Doyle (Fiction/Detective Picture) Penguin Library
  4. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (YA Literature/Children’s Lit/Newberry Medal)
  5. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (Fiction/Classic) Re-read
  6. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times  by Pema Chodron (Non-fiction/Spirituality/Buddhism)



1. Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms by Lissa Evans (YA)
2. Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst (Middle grade book)
3. Happy Pig Day! by Mo Willems (Picture book)
4. Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems (Picture book)
5. Math Curse by Jon Scieszka (Picture book)
6. Best of All by Max Lucado (Picture book)
7. If Only I Had a Green Nose by Max Lucado (Picture book)
8. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg (Picture book)
9. Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna (Picture book)
10. This is Ireland by M. Sasek (Non-fiction picture book)
11. Why Kings and Queens Don’t Wear Crowns by Princess Martha Louise (Picture book)


1. Otto the Book Bear by Katie Cleminson (Picture book)
2. Dream Big featuring Ian Falconer’s Olivia (Picture book)
3. Wild About Books by Judith Sierra (Picture book)
4. The Nightmare Before Christmas by Tim Burton (Picture book poetry)
5. Watch Me Throw the Ball! by Mo Willems (Picture book)
6. Elephants Cannot Dance! by Mo Willems (Picture book)

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