Birthday Book Wish List


These are books we would like to have in our library.  If you would like to
purchase one in honor of 
your child's birthday, just select a title, send in a check made out to
Bethany School for the total to my attention, and we will put a nice bookplate
with your child's name and birthdate in the book.  
Your child will be the first to check out the book.  If you would like to know
more about the books, just check out the title at


How Was This Book Made? Mac Barnett, $11.47

Rules of the House, Barnett, $11.98

Noisy Night, Barnett, $12.74

Moonshot, FLoca, Brian, $14.61

Locomotive, Floca, Brian, $10.14

Here Comes the Big, Mean, Dust Bunny, Thomas, Jan, $12.08

The North Star, Reynolds, Peter. $11.97

You and Me, Reynolds, Peter, $9.74

Go Green! Reynolds, Paul, $8.97

Click Clack Ho Ho Ho, Cronin, $14.94

Click Clack Boo!  A Tricky Treat, Cronin, $11.92

A New School Year, Sally Derby, $13.48

Sleep Like a Tiger, Mary Logue, $10.85

Quit Calling Me a Monster! John, $12.24

The Not So Quiet Library, Ohora, $11.91

Oh No!  Not Again! : (Or How I Build a Time Machine to save History ) ( Or at Least My 
History Grade)
Mac Barnett, $13.50

The Story of Darth Vader. Saunders, $11.48

Batman's Missions, DK, $10.58

I Want to Be A Gymnast, Simkins, $13.55

Amazing Battles. DK, $14.99

Ninja, Go! DK, $14.99

Kimmel, Eric.  Anansi goes Fishing, $14.99

Moss, Peggy.  Say Something.  $13.94

All the World, Liz Garton Scanlon, $12.85

McBrier, Page.  Beatrice's Goat.  $13.35

Shulevitz, Uri.  How I Learned Geography.  $12.77

Cox, Judy.  Pick a Pumpkin, Mrs. Millie!  $9.59

Cox, Judy.  Don't Be Silly, Mrs. Millie!  $14.95

Flat Stanley at Bat, Brown, Jeff, $11.81

Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures : Escape to California, Brown, Jeff $11.51

Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures : The Australian Boomerang Bonanza, Brown, Jeff 

Bunting, Eve.  Our Library.  $12.15

Me.....Jane, McDonnell, $16.00 (Caldecott Honor)

Blackout, John Rocco, $12.94  (Caldecott Honor)

The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Jeffers, Oliver, $13.16

Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace-  $13.93

Journey, Becker, Aaron, $9.56

A Poem for Peter: the Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of A Snowy Day., Pinkney, 

Scrambled Eggs Super, Dr. Seuss, $12.86

How to Hug an Elephant (Hank Zipzer) Winkler, $10.47

There's a Zombie in my Bathtub (Hank Zipzper) Winkler, $14.99

Fake Snakes and Weird Wizards (Hank Zipzer) Winkler, $14.99

A Short Tale About a Long Dog (Hank Zipzer) Winkler, $14.99

Because Nothing Looks Like God,  Kushner, Lawrence, $15.15


House of Robots: Robot Revolution, Patterson, $8.77

Emperor Pickeltine Rides the Bus, Angelberger, Tom, $7.92

What Was the Underground Railroad?  McDonough, $16.00

What was Pearl Harbor?  Demuth, $16.00

What was Pompeii?  O'Connor, $16.00

What Was the Hindenburg?  Pascal, $16.00

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Summer Vacation-Tommy Greenwald, $11.31

Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Making Money, $10.45

My Neighbor Totoro, Miyazaki, Hayao, $14.02

Women in Science, Ignotofsky, Rachel, $12.56

Stilton, Geronimo, Run for the Hills, Geronimo!  $15.48
                   A Very Merry Christmas, $14.39
                   Race Across America, $14.39
                  Following the Trail of Marco Polo, $8.99
                   The Mysterious Cheese Thief, $14.30
                   The Temple of Ruby Fire, $14.07
                   Who Stole the Mona Lisa? $8.99
                   Play It Again, Mozart! $8.99
                   Dinosaurs in Action, $8.48
                   Valentine's Day Disaster, $13.12

Eloise in Paris, Kay Thompson, $13.96

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Grabenstein, Chris, $10.36

The Year of BIlly Miller, Henkes, $9.60 (Newbery Honor)

Wicked Histories

Otto Von Bismarck: Iron Chancellor of Germany (Wicked History) $27.90

Goldberg, Enid A.  Grigory Rasputin: Holy Man or Mad Monk? (Wicked History)


Joseph Stalin. McCullum, Sean.  $27.90

Mao Zedong.  Heuston, Kimberly, $27.90

Adolf Hitler, Price, Sean.  $27.90

Idi Amin.   Dougherty, Steve.  $27.90

Cixi:  Evil Empress of China?  Price, Sean.  $27.90

Persephone the Daring, Williams, Suzanne, $12.56 (the Goddess Girls)

Kingdom Keepers: Disney at Dawn, Pearson, $17.99

Kingdom Keepers: Disney in Shadow, Pearson, $14.17

Kingdom Keepers: Power Play, Pearson, $16.18

Land of Stories, An Author's Odyssey, Colfer, $11.35

Land of Stories, Beyond the Kingdom, $12.18

Cook, Peter.  You wouldn't want to Sail on the Mayflower!  $26.10

Macdonald, Fiona.  You wouldn't want to be a Crusader!  $18.91

Graham, Ian.  You wouldn't want to be a World War II Pilot!  $26.10

Madonald, Fiona.  You wouldn't want to be Mary, Queen of Scots!  $17.56

You wouldn't want to explore with Lewis and Clark!  $26.10

You wouldn't want to be a Pyramid Builder!  $22.95

You wouldn't want to live in a Wild West Town!  $26.10

You wouldn't want to Live In Pompeii!  $18.48

You wouldn't Want to Work on the great Wall of China!  $26.10

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek AThlete!  $18.86

You wouldn't Want to Be a Ninja Warrior $26.10

The Trials of Apollo. Riordan $11.88

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly Locker Hero. Russell, $8.53

Morley, Jacqueline.  You wouldn't want to explore with Marco Polo!  $26.10

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Grabenstein, $10.36

Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics, Grabenstein, $10.19

Timmy Failure: Sanitized For Your Protection. Pastis, $10.36

Raymie Nightingale, DeCamillo, $10.36

Pax. Pennypacker, $10.36

Spirit Animals : Fire and Ice, Hale, $7.38

Spirit Animals : Blood Ties, Nix $11.04

Spirit Animals : Hunted, Stiefvater, $11.04

Train, DK Eyewitness $13.23

WWI,  $13.23 DK Eyewitness

The Boy on the Wooden Box, Leyson, $13.76

The Clubhouse Mysteries : Space Mission Adventure,  Draper, Sharon,  $14.39

The Clubhouse Mysteries : The Buried Bones Mystery, Draper, Sharon, $14.21

Bosch, Pseudonymous.  
                      You Have To Stop This  $12.26

I Wish I Knew That series:  I Wish I Knew That   $9.99
                            Science,  $8.99
                            Write (or is it Right?) Every Time, $8.99
                            U.S.Presidents, $8.99

A Frozen Heart, Rudnick, $9.48


Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book, Donnelly, $9.65

As Old As Time, Braswell, $12.66

Turtles All the Way Down, John Green, $12.00

Once Upon a Dream. Braswell, $10.58

Poor Unfortunate Soul, Valentino, $7.61

The Beast Within: a Tale of Beauty's Prince. Valentino, $9.99

Pegasus, Robin McKinley, $14.65

Nye, Naomi Shihab.  Habibi.     $13.02

Sage, Angie.  Queste.  $7.20

Scorpia Rising (Alex Rider), Horowitz, Anthony, $14.63

Will Grayson, Will Grayson, John Green, $10.81