Recommended Titles for February 29, 2020

Recommended Titles This Week
Posted on 02/29/2020
Open book Something Rotten: A Fresh Look at Roadkill
By Heather L. Montgomery
cover of Something Rotten
A completely gross and compelling look at scientific, artistic, and culinary uses of dead animals from a wildlife researcher with a fondness for roadkill. Heather L. Montgomery’s fascination with roadkill sets her off on a journey from her own backyard and the roadways of the American South to scientists and kids in labs and homes across the globe.

By Janik Coat
cover of Aleph
A modern and beautiful, large-format first book of words and pictures with big graphic images and contrasting colors, it moves the child from basic shapes and familiar objects to a wider world, full of story, character, and wonder. This rich and surprising book finishes with a playful picture dictionary, creating a lasting and memorable experience.

Mixed: A Colorful Story
By Arree Chung
cover of Mixed
In the beginning, there were three colors--Reds, Yellows, and Blues. All lived in harmony--until a color kerfuffle ignites. The colors decide to separate. Can they come together once again? Chung's inspiring book subtly deals with issues of prejudice and inclusion.