April Titles for Young People

Holly’s Pick

Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poem’s and Drawings of Shel Silverstein  
[Downloadable eBook]
by Shel Silverstein
Available from Overdrive
We read his works in elementary school and loved his quirky view of the world. When you need a good chuckle, this book is perfect for family time giggles!

Kortney’s Pick

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish 
[Downloadable eBook]
by Dr. Seuss
Available from Overdrive
This classic title is full of humorous verses and rhymes to share aloud with the whole family.

Laura’s Pick

They Call Me Güero:  A Border Kid’s Poems
[Downloadable eBook]
by David Bowles
Available from Overdrive
Read narrative poetry depicting the life of a border child named Güero. This title is also a 2020 - 2021 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee.

Nancy’s Pick

It’s Raining Pigs & Noodles
[Downloadable eBook]
by Jack Prelutsky
Available from hoopla
My sons were big Prelutsky fans in elementary school. He hits the mark with word play, catchy tunes, and rhythms. Hoopla has lots of Prelutsky titles with the poet singing his poems.

Sarah’s Pick

Hush Little Bunny
by David Ezra Stein
[Downloadable Audiobook]
Available from RBDigital
Based on the lullaby, hush little baby, a father bunny offers comfort to his little one.