Picture Book Month: Community Leaders Recommendations

City Council Member Dustin Boettcher recommends:

Big Nate : in a class by himself
Author(s): Lincoln Peirce

ISBN: 9780061944345

Published: c2010

Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.



City Council Member Diane LaRocque Recommends

The rainbow fish
Author(s): Marcus Pfister

ISBN: 9781558580091

Published: 1992

The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.



City Council Member Stephen O’Connor Recommends

The giving tree
Author(s): Shel Silverstein

ISBN: 9780060256654

Published: 1964

The love between a boy and a tree continues through the years of his boyhood and into his old age. Reading level Spache 2.9.



Police Chief Tim Schneider Recommends

Officer Buckle and Gloria
Author(s): Peggy Rathmann

ISBN: 9780399226168

Published: 1995

The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle's safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches.



City Council Member Dave Walkes Recommends

Rhinos who play baseball
Author(s): Julie Mammano

ISBN: 9780811836050

Published: c2003

Baseballplaying rhinos crack dingers out of the park, rip grasscutting grounders across the field, and rally in the bottom of the ninth. Includes a glossary of "catch phrases."


Mayor Roger Ziebell Recommends

Author(s): Mike Wohnoutka

ISBN: 9780802734099

Published: 2013

When Cow gets her hooves on the farmer's car, she takes it for a wild ride through the country.