New Haven (WTNH) - If you and your family are planning a summer "stay-cation" oreven a getaway, it doesn't hurt to bring a book along to keep yourkids occupied.
Author and illustrator Katie Davis joined us this morningwith some great stay-cation book ideas for children.
Here are the books Katie recommended:
14 Cows for America
14 Cows for America is a picture book about the true story ofa Kenyan village deeply moved by the tragedy of 9/11 and what theydo about it.
Any Which Wall is an old fashioned book about four kids thatfind some simple magic: a wall that can send them anywhere.
After 17-year-old Jenna barely survives a car crash, she mustfigure out who, or what, she is. Her dad is a bioengineer who savesher, but at the same time turns her into a new kind of human being.
Available for preorder; book will be released on September1st.
When You Reach Me is a mystery told through notes left forthe main character, and also includes a bit of time travel.
Bones of Faerie is a book about another world altogether, inwhich a war between our world and a faerie world has left theplanet a ruined and perilous wilderness.
Waiting for Normal is about the journey of a girl who nowlives in a trailer with her negligent mother, after her adoredstepfather and half sisters move upstate.
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