Dream Big: READ!

Things That Go Bump in the Night
Things That Go Bump in the Night By Carman, Patrick (Book - 2011 ) Fiction Carman Available in some locations

Annotation:3:15. The time when things go bump in the night. This collection of short stories is for daring readers only. Read the story then log on to the web site to see the ending... if you dare! Ages 10 and up.

Interrupting Chicken
Interrupting Chicken By Stein, David Ezra (Book - 2010 ) P Stein Available in some locations

Annotation:Papa is trying to read little red chicken a bedtime story but she gets so involved in the story that she keeps interrupting. Will she ever get to sleep? Ages 4-8.

The Bat Scientists
The Bat Scientists By Carson, Mary Kay (Book - 2010 ) J599.4 CARSON Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn more about the amazing, misunderstood creatures of the night- bats! Follow bat scientists as they study and try to protect these essential and endangered inhabitants of our earth's ecosystems. Spectacular photos abound in this book for readers 8 and up.

Good Night, Good Knight
Good Night, Good Knight By Thomas, Shelley Moore (Book - 2000 ) F Thomas Available in some locations

Annotation:The Good Knight was keeping watch from a crumbly tumbly tower when he heard a loud roar. It was a dragon! The Good Knight galloped off to the cave and what do you think he found? This Dutton Easy Reader is perfect for reading at bedtime. Ages 4-8.

The Moon
The Moon By Stevenson, Robert Louis (Book - 2006 ) P Stevens Available in some locations

Annotation:A father and son take a special moon-gazing night time boat trip. A lovely, lyrical book to share with 2-6 year-olds.

Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon By Brown, Margaret Wise (Book - 2005 ) P Brown Available in some locations

Annotation:A list of bedtime books would not be complete without Margaret Wise Brown's classic. Ages 3 and up.

Night Wings
Night Wings By Bruchac, Joseph (Book - 2009 ) Fiction Bruchac Available in some locations

Annotation:Paul and his grandfather must evade the winged monster of Abenkai lore as well as outwit the evil thieves trying to steal a cultural treasure. A scary novel for readers grades 5-8.

Little Owl's Night
Little Owl's Night By Srinivasan, Divya (Book - 2011 ) P Sriniva Available in some locations

Annotation:Enjoy the sights and sounds of night time with big-eyed Little Owl in this beautifully illustrated tale. Ages 2-7.

Tell Me the Day Backwards
Tell Me the Day Backwards By Lamb, Albert (Book - 2011 ) P Lamb Available in some locations

Annotation:Mama Bear enourages her child to remember all that they did together that day starting with just before bed and working backwards. A delightful idea for a new bedtime ritual! Ages 3-7.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star By Taylor, Jane (Book - 2011 ) P Taylor Available in some locations

Annotation:Caldecott Medal Winner Jerry Pinkney uses his illustrating magic on this classic lullabye. All ages.


Bedtime, creatures of the night, wishes on stars, dreams... Here are some reading suggestions that fit Shaker Library's summer reading theme. Don't forget, you can still join the fun online at shakerlibrary.org. The program ends August 1, 2012.


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