I read fewer Early & Beginner and Chapter Books now that I’m no longer working at the bookstore. Still, I try to keep interest. Here are 2020 titles that have caught my attention.
EARLY READER/CHAPTER BOOKS
C/ A new Yasmin! book by Saadia Faruqi called Yasmin The Writer (Picture Window)—JANUARY
C/ A new Stella Diaz [Never Gives Up] by Angela Dominguez (Roaring)—JANUARY
C/ The Amazing Life of Azaleah Lane by Nikki Shannon Smith (Picture Window)—JANUARY
C/ A new Questioneers: Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion by Andrea Beatty (Illus. David Roberts) (Amulet) —MAY
Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business by Lyla Lee (Aladdin)—FEBRUARY
E/ A new “Chick and Brain” book: Egg or Eyeball? by Cece Bell (Candlewick)–MARCH