Princeton Public Library's Staff Picks


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The Princeton Public Library has selected and recommends these wonderful books for your holiday gift giving.

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Princeton Public Library's Staff Picks

  1. 1. Staff Picks<br />Holiday gift suggestions from <br />the Princeton Public Library Staff<br />
  2. 2. Picture Books<br />A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee<br />Chicken Little <br />by Ed and Rebecca Emberley<br />
  3. 3. Dog and Bear series <br />by Laura Vaccaro Seeger<br />Everywhere Babies <br />by Susan Perkins<br />
  4. 4. Fancy Nancy series <br />by Jane O’Connell<br />Fox Walked Alone <br />by Barbara Reid<br />
  5. 5. The House in the Night <br />by Susan Marie Swanson<br />Great Joy <br />by Kate DiCamillo<br />
  6. 6. Jungle Grapevine<br /> by Alex Beard<br />The Winter Visitors <br />by Karel Hayes<br />Owl Moon <br />by Jane Yolen<br />
  7. 7. Easy Reader’s Chapter Books<br />Ballet Sisters series <br />by Jan Ormerod<br />Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa series by Erica Silverman<br />
  8. 8. Fancy Nancy Chapter Books <br />by Jane O’Connell<br />Elephant and Piggie series<br />by Mo Willems<br />
  9. 9. Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb <br />by Al Perkins<br />Fly Guy series <br />by Tedd Arnold<br />
  10. 10. Pop-Up Books<br />ABC-3D <br />by Marion Bataille<br />Big Frog Can’t Fit In: A Pop Out Book by Mo Willems<br />
  11. 11. Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up <br />by Robert Sabuda<br />How to Find Flower Fairies<br />by Cicely Mary Barker<br />
  12. 12. Children’s Fiction Books<br />The 39 Clues <br />by a variety of authors<br />A Crooked Kind of Perfect <br />by Linda Urban<br />
  13. 13. The Chronicles of Narnia <br /> by C.S.Lewis<br />
  14. 14. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly<br />Everything for a Dog <br />by Ann M. Martin<br />
  15. 15. The Mysterious Benedict Society series <br />by Trenton Lee Stewart<br />
  16. 16. The Percy Jackson series <br />by Rick Riordan<br />
  17. 17. Prydain Chronicles by Lloyd Alexander<br />
  18. 18. The Graveyard Book <br /> by Neil Gaiman<br />The Magician’s Elephant <br />by Kate DiCamillo<br />When You Reach Me <br />by Rebecca Stead<br />
  19. 19. Children’s Non-Fiction<br />Charles and Emma: The Darwin’s Leap of Faith<br />by Deborah Heiligman<br />Chasing Lincoln’s Killer <br />by James Swanson<br />
  20. 20. One Million Things: A Visual Dictionary DK Publishing<br />Science on the Loose-Amazing Activities and Science Facts You’ll Believe by Helaine Becker<br />
  21. 21. The Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West<br />by Sid Fleischman<br />Future Tech : from personal robots to motorized monocycles by Charles Piddock<br />Why Pi? How Math <br />Applies to Everyday Life <br />by Johnny Ball<br />
  22. 22. The NEW Way Things Work<br />by David Macaulay<br />The Way We Work<br />by David Macaulay<br />
  23. 23. Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary<br />by David West, James Luceno<br />Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual Guide by Daniel Wallace and Ryder Windham<br />
  24. 24. Young Adult Fiction<br />The Hunger Games and Catching Fire <br />by Suzanne Collins<br />
  25. 25. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks <br />by E. Lockhart<br />Impossible <br />by Nancy Werlin<br />
  26. 26. The Possibilities of Sainthood<br />by Donna Freitas<br />Rapunzel’s Revenge <br />by Shannon and Dean Hale<br />Shiver <br />by Maggie Stiefvater<br />
  27. 27. Airborne, Skybreaker and Starclimber<br />by Kenneth Oppel<br />
  28. 28. Young Adult Non-Fiction<br />Show Me How-500 Things You Should Know <br />by Derek Fagerstrom<br />Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash <br />by Elizabeth Royte<br />
  29. 29. Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-shirt <br />by Megan Nicolay<br />Do Not Open <br />by John Farndon<br />
  30. 30. Fiction<br />Little Bee<br />By Chris Cleave<br />The Help <br />by Kathryn Stockett<br />
  31. 31. Juliet, Naked <br />by Nick Hornby<br />Manhood for Amateurs<br />by Michael Chabon<br />
  32. 32. The Kurt Wallander Stories by Henning Mankell<br />The Lineup: the World’s Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives edited by Otto Penzler<br />Girl With the Dragon Tattoo <br />by Stieg Larsson<br />
  33. 33. Olive Kitteridge<br />by Elizabeth Strout<br />Too Much Happiness<br />by Alice Munro<br />
  34. 34. Books For Foodies<br />Food Journeys of a Lifetime: 500<br />Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe<br />National Geographic<br />
  35. 35. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl<br />by Ree Drummond<br />
  36. 36. Mike Colameco&apos;s Food Lover&apos;s Guide <br />to New York City<br />by Mike Colameco<br />
  37. 37. Non-Fiction<br />Zeitoun<br />by Dave Eggers<br />Outliers: The Story of Success<br />by Malcolm Gladwell<br />
  38. 38. The World According to Twitter by David Pogue<br />When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris<br />
  39. 39. Coffee Table Books<br />The Power of Art <br />by Simon Schama<br />Who Shot Rock & Roll : a photographic history, 1955 to the present by Gail Buckland<br />
  40. 40. The Oxford Companion to Wine edited by Jancis Robinson ; assistant editor, Julia Harding<br />The World&apos;s Greatest Wine Estates : a modern perspective <br />by Robert M. Parker, Jr<br />
  41. 41. Architecture Now! : Houses by Philip Jodidio<br />Architecture Now! : Restaurants & bars by Philip Jodidio<br />
  42. 42. Heavenly Vaults : from Romanesque to Gothic in European architecture <br />by David Stephenson<br />Railroads Across North America : an illustrated history <br />by Claude Wiatrowski<br />
  43. 43. Thank you and Happy Holidays from the Princeton Public Library Staff<br />