New in October

Posted on 1 October 2011 Saturday

October, the tenth month! And what a month it is!

Children’s Book Week (England) – First Week of October

National Day (China, People’s Republic of) – October 1

Independence Day in the Republic Of Cyprus – October 1

Independence Day in Nigeria – October 1

Gandhi Jayanthi in India. Birthday of Mahathma Gandhi. – October 2

International Day of Non-Violence – October 2

German Unity Day (Germany) – October 3

Proclamation of Portuguese Republic (Portugal) – October 5

International World Teachers’ day – October 5

Armed Forces Day in Egypt commemorating the Yom Kippur War – October 6

My birthday – October 6

Independence day in Croatia – October 8

Leif Erikson Day – October 9

National Day (China, Republic of) – October 10

National Day of Spain – October 12 (Discovery of America)

World Food Day – October 16

Remembering the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 – October 23

United Nations Day – October 24

National Day of Austria – October 26

Independence Day in St. Vincent & the Grenadines – October 27

Independence Day in Turkmenistan – October 27

Ochi Day (No Day) in Greece – October 28

Republic Day in Turkey – October 29

Filipino American History Month (in United States)

LGBT History Month (in the United States)

Black History Month (in United Kingdom)

And, if that’s not enough the following books will be release. Also, check out the books at Diversity in YA Fiction

African Mythology Rocks! by Linda Jacobs Altman (Author), William Sauts Bock (Illustrator); Enslow Publishers, October 2011

Break up diaries vol 2 by Nikki Carter and Kevin Elliott; Kensington Press, Oct

Saga of the Sioux: An adaption of Dee Brown’s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dwight Jon Zimmerman (adapter); Dee Brown (author); Henry Holt and Co.,  25 October

Wolf Mark by James Bruchac; Lee and Low Books, October

Bridges to Understanding: Envisioning the World through Children’s Books by Linda Pavonetti;  Oct 16, 2011, Scarecrow Press

Dork diaries 3 1/2: how to dork your diary  by Rachel Renee Russell; Aladdin, 11 October

Maya’s Choice by Earl Sewell; Kimani Tru, 17 Oct

Chulito by Charles Rice-Gonazlez; Magnus Books; October

Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa; Harlequin Books, 25 October

Caleb’s War  by David Dudley; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October

On The Come Up by Travis Hunter;   Dafina, October 25, 2011


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