Madame Martine by Sarah Brannen (Albert Whitman, 2014) - An old woman, a dog, and a new adventure.
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña (Putnam; January 8, 2015) - An outstanding story and love the message in this one.
A Letter for Leo by Sergio Ruzzier (Clarion Books, September 2014)- There are certain kinds of friendship stories that make me go "aww" and this is one of them.
Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall (HarperCollins; February 2015) - A good story to discuss differences and embracing our unique qualities.
Toad Weather by Sandra Markle (Peachtree; March 2015) - Love the cover and the lesson and the surprise at the end.
Float by Daniel Miyares (Simon & Schuster; June 2015) - A wordless picture book to add to your list.
In Mary's Garden by Tina Kugler and Carson Kugler (HMH Books for Young Readers; March 2014) - A beautifully illustrated, picture book biography that celebrates art, creativity, and imagination.
So, what are you reading?