Books Adam Rex Books by Adam Rex Adam Rex has written books about: Children's Books Young Adult Nonfiction Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Adam Rex NPR The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books 'I Want The Pages To Turn': Librarian Nancy Pearl's Summer Reading List June 29, 2017 Ahead of the July 4th weekend, the Seattle-based librarian shares a stack of eight recent favorites. She includes thrillers, mysteries, family sagas and an homage to the game rock, paper, scissors. 'I Want The Pages To Turn': Librarian Nancy Pearl's Summer Reading List Listen · 6:47 6:47 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/534709986/534835155" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Monkey See 'This Is Not My Hat' Wins Caldecott Medal For Picture Book Artistry January 26, 2013 Written and Illustrated by Jon Klassen, This Is Not My Hat tells the story of a little fish on the run after stealing a small, blue hat from a slumbering big fish. Runners-up for the medal included a tribute to the color green and a tale of colorful yarn in a black-and-white world. Two Boov Aliens from Adam Rex's The True Meaning of Smekday. Adam Rex hide caption toggle caption Adam Rex Review My Guilty Pleasure Sci-Fi Invasion: A Weird, Brilliant Vision Of Earth February 27, 2012 Get ready: In 2013, an alien race called the Boov are going to invade Earth. Or, at least, that's what happens in Adam Rex's vision of the future. Author Gin Phillips says that The True Meaning of Smekday stuck with her. Do you have a favorite book about aliens? Let us know in the comments below. End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests. Books for Children, Books for Life November 21, 2005 Long after the remote control car dies and the talking dolls stops working, children will return to the books loved adults give them. Children's librarian Maria Salvadore shares her favorites from 2005. A printable list and excerpts are featured.