Submitted by Ms. Carol!
Goodnight Already by Jory John is a story about a very tired bear and a very bothersome duck who happens to live next door. Bear is so tired he just wants to sleep and sleep. Duck is up drinking plenty of coffee. Duck is so bored and so wide awake he wakes up Bear to see if he wants to hang out. Bear is not happy about being woken up, but Duck is not giving up. He asks Bear if he wants to play cards, watch a movie, make smoothies, even start a band. Whatever Duck suggests Bear is not interested. Bear just wants Duck to leave him alone so he can sleep. Bear tries to go back to sleep but Duck returns asking Bear if he can borrow ingredients so he can make cookies. Bear says “NO.” Bear tries to go back to sleep. Duck returns with what he says is an emergency. Poor Duck has stubbed his beak. Bear tells Duck to get out so he can sleep. Duck finally gets tired and goes home and dozes off. Now, however, poor Bear is home wide awake. See this book listed in our catalog