If you're someone who likes the holiday feeling to linger, who doesn't take down their tree until the last pine needle has dropped, here's a whimsical, wonderful picture book to add to the spirit, Brownie Groundhog and the Wintry Surprise, by Susan Blackaby.
Adventure-Pom! features the poof tail adventure of Captain Henry Gingersnaps! Using a creative combination of photography and comic styling speech bubbles, the book follows Henry on his search for Pals so he can face the ever ominous "Cranky Kitties".
Rachel Lee didn't think anything could be worse than her parents splitting up. She was wrong. Working for her mom's new house-cleaning business puts Rachel in the dirty bathrooms of the most popular kids in the eighth grade. Which does not help her already loser-ish