Butler Bookshelf

This week on the Butler Bookshelf you will find My Day with the Panye by Tami Charles. Set in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, this book tells the story of a young girl named Fallon. Her dream is to carry a panye (large woven basket) to the market just like her mother and all the other women in her community. However, when she gets the chance to, she realizes that it is harder than it looks. Follow Fallon on her journey to the market and back, learning about the tradition of the panye and what it means to the Haitian culture.

My Day with the Panye
Written by Tami Charles and Illustrated by Sara Palacios
Published by Candlewick
Available now!

Secret of the Sea: The Story of Jeanne Power, Revolutionary Marine Scientist
Written by Evan Griffith and Illustrated by Joanie Stone
Published by Clarion Books
Available now!

Kisses and Croissants
Written by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau
Published by Delacorte Press
Available now!

A Pho Love Story
Written by Loan Le
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Available now!

A Lamb Called Lucky (Jasmine Green Rescues)
Written by Helen Peters and Illustrated by Ellie Snowdon
Published by Walker Books US
Available now!

Stanley Jr. Gardening is Awesome!: Projects, Advice, and Insight for Young Gardeners
Written by Chris Peterson
Published by Cool Springs Press
Available now!