Reading List
Book Suggestions for Baby

Anyone have a book to recommend? a family of book-readers! Pooh, The Little Prince, and Seuss abound in the library, but what else? Would you please suggest a book? Make sure to tell us why you like it!

Book Suggestions

Children's Books
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel By Virginia Lee Burton Recommended by: Chris Hass Quote: "Kids love trucks. The artwork and the subject matter appeal to kids and adults alike." The Little House By Virginia Lee Burton. Recommended by: Katherine Hass. Quote: "This spunky little house was an inspiration for me." Silence of the Lambs: The Children's Version By Eatem Allup. Recommended by: Marc. Quote: "Meet Hannibal Lecter, an intelligent, yet misunderstood man who tries to befriend young FBI agent Clarice Starling. Read as Hannibal uses his creativity and persistence to make friends with this young woman."
Parenting Books
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Star Trek By Leonard Nimoy Recommended by: Chris Hass Quote: "Somebody said Dr. Spock was a good baby book, so I found this one." Cribs, Season I DVD Set By MTV Recommended by: Katherine Hass. Quote: "A whole TV show based on picking out the right baby crib sounds great. I haven't seen it, but I hear it's popular."

Baby's First Library

The following books are already in our library:

  • Blueberries for Sal, by Robert McCloskey. A young girl in Maine goes on a blueberry picking expedition.

  • Good Night Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd. This children's classic is soothing, colorful, gentle, and perfectly geared towards early childhood development. It features interaction repetitions and object recognition that any toddler can identify with.

  • Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey. A mother ducks and her ducklings brave Boston traaffic to get to Boston Common.