Best Books of 2015 (So Far) | New Hampshire School Library Conference

Greetings from Manchester, New Hampshire! I just finished chatting with the nicest librarians about some of the best books of 2015. I thought you might enjoy taking a look at the list of books. Happy reading! :) 

Picture Books/Readers

Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman; illustrated by Zachariah OHora

A Fine Dessert by Emily Jenkins; illustrated by Sophie Blackall | Sophie shares her process through a series of blog posts.

Waiting by Kevin Henkes | Waiting statement by Kevin Henkes (Release Date: September 1)

One Day, The End by Rebecca Kai Dotlich; illustrated by Fred Koehler (Release Date: October 6)

By Mouse and Frog by Deborah Freedman | Trifecta

Little Elliot, Big City by Mike Curato | Book Trailer | Trifecta  (2014 publication)

Little Elliot, Big Family by Mike Curato | Cover Reveal Blog Tour (Release Date: October 8, 2015)

I Don’t Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty; illustrated by Mike Boldt | Book Trailer | Interview | Nerdy Book Club Post

Little Red Henry by Linda Urban; illustrated by Madeline Valentine |Trifecta

Lenny and Lucy by Philip C. Stead; illustrated by Erin E. Stead (Release Date: October 6)

The Troublemaker and Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo | Interview | Sharp-Schu Book Club (2014 Publication)

Yard Sale by Eve Bunting; illustrated by Lauren Castillo

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Jon Klassen  | Book Trailer (2014 Publication)

In Mary’s Garden by Tina and Carson Kugler | Book trailer | Interview

Toys Meet Snow by Emily Jenkins; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky (Release Date: September 22)

Last Stop on Market Street by Matthew de la Peña; illustrated by Christian Robinson | Interview

Fly! by Karl Newsom Edwards | Interview

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake by Robin Newman; illustrated by Deborah Zemke | Interview | Book trailer


Growing Up Pedro by Matt Tavares|  Book trailer

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick; illustrated by Sophie Blackall (Release Date: October 20)

Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally M. Walker; illustrated by Jonathan D. Voss

Graphic Novels/Memoirs

Dragons Beware by Jorge Aguirre; illustrated by Rafael Rosado |  Young Readers Respond to Dragons Beware

El Deafo by Cece Bell | Author Video | Interview (2014 Publication)

The Only Child by Guojing (Release Date: December 1)

Comics Squad: Recess!  Edited by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, and Jarrett J. Krosoczka  | Book Trailer | Author Video | Trifecta  (2014 Publication)

Comics Squad: Lunch! Edited by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm, and Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Release Date: January 26, 2016)

Squish #7: Deadly Disease of Doom by Jennifer L. Holm; illustrated by Matthew Holm (Release Date: August 25)

Sunny Side Up by Jennifer and Matthew Holm (Release Date: August 25)

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier  | Book Trailer | Author Video  (2014 Publication)

Happy Birthday, Babymouse!  and Babymouse: Bad Babysitter by Jennifer L. Holm; illustrated by Matthew Holm |Book Trailer

The Great Good Summer by Liz Garton Scanlon

Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

The Penderwicks in Spring by Jeanne Birdsall

Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams Garcia

The Terrible Two by Jory John and Mac Barnett; illustrated by Kevin Cornell | Interview with Kevin Cornell | Interview with Mac Barnett

A Curious Tale of the In-Between by Lauren DeStefano (Release Date: September 1)

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up by Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by Chris Van Dusen |A Conversation with Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen (2014 Publication)

Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon by Kate DiCamillo; illustrated by Chris Van Dusen (Release Date: August 25)

The Question of Miracles by Elana K. Arnold


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