10 Books to Read for April 2017

UC Davis Children's Hospital, the Sacramento Public Library and ABC10 have come together to bring you "10 Books to Read." Following are the selections for April 2017.

Du Iz Tak? - Carson Ellis
With exquisitely-detailed illustration and a wonderfully playful invented language, we soon find ourselves speaking "Bug" ... Du iz tak? What is that?  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Go, Otto, Go! - David Milgrim
Otto the robot builds a spaceship to take him home.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Esquivel! - Susan Wood
Juan Garcia Esquivel defied convention by creating music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Freight Train - Donald Crews
Brief text and pictures trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Knuffle Bunny - Mo Willems
After Trixie and daddy leave the laundromat, something very important turns up missing.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Leave Me Alone! - Vera Brosgol
Grandmother wants so badly to be left alone to finish the knitting that she journeys to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Good Night Owl - Greg Pizzoli
Owl takes drastic measures to have a good night's sleep.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Juana & Lucas - Juana Medina
A spunky young girl from Colombia loves playing with her dog and resists boring school activities like learning English, until her family tells her about a special trip.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

First the Egg - Laura Vaccaro Seeger
A picture book about transformations.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson
The author shares her childhood memories and reveals the first sparks of her writing career in free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South.  CHECK THIS BOOK OUT NOW at the Sacramento Public Library.

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