The Children's and Family Resource Library
3rd Floor, Rm. 3352, Bloomberg Children's Center building
Books We Would Love to Have in Our Library (last updated May 2013)
Alexander, C. ”Back to Front and Upside Down!”
Buzzeo, T. “One Cool Friend”
Crews, D. "Inside Freight Train"
Freymann, S. "How are You Peeling?"
Goldblatt, R. "The Boy Who Didn't Want to be Sad"
Hadala, I. “First Day Speech”
Joyce, W. “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris”
Logue, M. “Sleep like a Tiger”
Long, E. “Up, Tall and High”
Reynolds, P. "Sky Color"
Seeger, L. “Green”
Stead, P. “Bear has a Story to Tell”
Stevens, J. “The Great Fuzz Frenzy”
Waddell, M. any of the “Little Bear” books
Willems, M. “That is Not a Good Idea!”
Woodson, J. “Each Kindness”
Yim,S. “Ruby’s Wish”
Rylant, C. Mr. Putter and Tabby series
Willems, M. Elephant and Piggie series - we do NOT have these titles:
- I will Surprise my Friend
- I am Going!
- Should I Share my Ice Cream?
- Listen to my Trumpet
- Watch me Throw the Ball
- Can I Play too?
- Elephants cannot Dance
- A Big Guy took my Ball!
Bradbury, Ray "Fahrenheit 451"
Stolarz, Laurie "Blue is the Nightmares"
Turner, Megan Whalen. the “Attolia” series (four books)
Montgomery & Grandin, “Temple Grandin: how the Girl who Loved Cows embraced Autism"
Murphy & Blank, “Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure”
We need these 28 titles for our patients in grades 6-12, so they do not fall behind in school:
District-Created Module Texts:At a Glance - Middle School
| Quarter||Grade 6||Grade 7||Grade 8|
|1|| Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief|| The Contender|| Tangerine|
|2|| Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry|| Let the Circle be Unbroken|
Does My Head Look Big in This?
The Watsons Go to Birmingham
| A Long Walk to Water|| Fever 1793|
District-Supported Anchor Texts: At a Glance - High School
|Quarter||Grade 9||Grade 10||Grade 11||Grade 12|
|1|| Of Mice and Men|| Shipbreaker|| The Crucible|| The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks|
|2|| Persepolis|| Things Fall Apart|| Black Boy|| The Handmaid’s Tale |
|3|| A Raisin in the Sun|| Like Water for Chocolate|| Their Eyes Were Watching God|| Siddhartha|
|4|| Romeo and Juliet|| The Book Thief|| One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest|
Purchased books should be sent to:
Child Life Department
Johns Hopkins Children's Center
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Indicate whether you would like a bookplate installed and in whose name you would like it inscribed. To recommend a book or for additional book titles the library needs, contact librarian Phoebe Bacon , 410-955-6442. Funds for the books can also be donated directly. Thank you for your interest in supporting our library for children and their families.