I’m excited to share some great news! A PLACE FOR PLUTO was recently announced as part of the Texas Library Association’s (TXLA) 2×2 Reading List. The 2×2 Reading List is a curated list of 20 titles for 2019 that recommends 20 picture book titles for children age 2 through grade 2. This list is designed to encourage reading and is used by parents, teachers, and caregivers in Texas and beyond!
The list of 20 books includes:
A Place for Pluto by Stef Wade, illustrated by Melanie Demmer (Capstone, 2018)
Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal (Candlewick, 2018)
Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings (Random House, 2018)
Crunch, the Shy Dinosaur by Cirocco Dunlap, illustrated by Greg Pizzoli (Random House, 2018)
Festival of Colors by Kabir and Surishtha Sehgal, illustrated by Vashti Harrison (Simon & Schuster, 2018)
How Are You? / ¿Cómo estás? by Angela Dominguez (Henry Holt and Co., 2018)
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez, illustrated by Felicita Sala (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018)
Misunderstood Shark by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Scott Magoon (Orchard Books, 2018)
People Don’t Bite People by Lisa Wheeler, illustrated by Molly Idle (Simon & Schuster, 2018)
Russell Wrestles the Relatives by Cindy Chambers Johnson, illustrated by Daniel Duncan (Aladdin, 2018)
Shake the Tree! By Chiara Vignocchi, illustrated by Silvia Borando (Candlewick, 2018)
Shapes by Jacques Duquennoy (Chronicle, 2018)
Stegothesaurus by Bridget Heos, illustrated by T.L. McBeth (Henry Holt and Co., 2018)
Teddy’s Favorite Toy by Christian Trimmer, illustrated by Madeline Valentine (Atheneum Books, 2018)
The Itchy Book by LeUyen Pham (Hyperion Books for Children, 2018)
The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier, illustrated by Sonia Sanchez (Scholastic Press, 2018)
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld (Dial Books, 2018)
Truck Full of Ducks by Ross Burach (Scholastic Press, 2018)
What Do They Do With All That Poo? by Jane Kurtz, illustrated by Allison Black (Beach Lane Books, 2018)
What if… by Samantha Berger, illustrated by Mike Curato (Little, Brown and Company, 2018)
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I’m honored that #plutobelongs on this list with so many distinguished and talented authors. It’s an exciting time for Pluto!
Thanks for all of your support!