Youngest readers will be introduced to a few farm animals in this board book. Each animal shape is depicted in white and embossed on the right page against a colored background, and the left page shows that animal shape repeated in a pattern. The text is simply the name of each animal. Up to Seven. Ruth Anne Champion
A duck named Luck, a chicken that goes “cluck.” a burro called Buck, and two dogs Nip and Tuck, pile into Chuck’s truck for a boisterous ride to town. Action-filled illustrations and predictable rhymes will attract new readers.
Filled with humor and love, this refreshing slice of small town teen life captures the uncertainty and newfound confidence of 14-year-old Austin Gray as she sets out to redefine herself and no longer be a spectator on the sidelines.