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June 30, 2016

Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions, by Chris Barton, illustrated by Don Tate, is the ultimate kid-friendly picture book biography about the African-American who invented the Super Soaker water gun.

I just finished booktalking in six local elementary schools for Summer Reading! Check my Summer Reading list for some wonderful books to read this summer!

Happy Reading!

—Sondra Eklund

by Chris Barton
illustrated by Don Tate

Watch Out for Flying Kids!
by Cynthia Levinson

Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit
by P. G. Wodehouse

by Neal Stephenson
performed by Mary Robinette Kowal and Will Damron

Baba Yaga's Assistant
by Marika McCoola
illustrated by Emily Carroll

Secret Coders
by Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes

The Passion of Dolssa
by Julie Berry

The Raven King
by Maggie Stiefvater

Rules of the House
by Mac Barnett
illustrated by Matt Myers

I REALLY Like Slop!
by Mo Willems

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—Paul Acampora,