•  Wendy McAlister, MLIS
    Groves Elementary Library

    What is on my nightstand?

    • Refugee
    • Before We Were Yours

    Top picks for primary grades:

    • Guess Again! (Mac Barnett)
    • I am NOT a Chair (Ross (Burach)
    • I Am Trying To Love Spiders (Bethany Barton)
    • Waiting is Not Easy (Mo Willems)
    • Mother Bruce (Ryan T. Higgins)
    • Good Thing You're Not an Octopus (Julie Markes)
    • The Watermelon Seed (Greg Pizzoli)
    • Pigeon Needs a Bath (Mo Willems)
    • I Will Not Read This Book (Cece Meng)
    • 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to do Anymore (Jenny Offill & Nancy Carpenter)
    • Psssst! It's Me..... The Bogeyman (Barbara Park)

    Top picks for third through fifth graders:

    • Wishtree (Katherine Applegate)
    • The War That Saved My Life (Kimberly Brubaker Bradley)
    • The One and Only Ivan (Katherine Applegate)
    • Pax (Sara Pennypacker)