The zoo is closed today! : until further notice Beilenson, Evelyn L.
Sue and John ask Pete the zookeeper why Kalama Zoo is closed, and he tells them the animals are ill, from Edward the elephant who has a cold to Fran the flamingo who has a sore throat.
Work, dogs, work : a highway tail Horvath, James (Cartoonist) author, illustrator.
Duke and his construction crew of worker dogs race to build and repair a highway from the city to the beach.
Zeraffa giraffa Hofmeyr, Dianne, author.
Recalls the true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe that was sent as a gift to the King of France in 1827, and her young caretaker as they make their epic journey from Egypt to France.
What Forest Knows Lyon, George Ella/ Hall, August (ILT)
When, when, when will it be Christmas? MacLennan, Cathy, author, illustrator.
Asks when Christmas will arrive as animals use different colors to prepare for the season and children stage a holiday pageant.
'Twas Nochebuena Thong, Roseanne.
Explores Latin American traditions for celebrating Christmas Eve in a text that combines English and Spanish words and follows the rhythm of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas".
Tumbleweed Baby Myers, Anna.
Long ago in Nowhere, Texas, Mama and Papa Upagainstit agree to take in the wild baby their five children find in a passing tumbleweed, despite the objections of the one who used to be "the littlest-of-all girl."
Tiptop cat Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator.
A cat finds the courage to climb again after a frightening fall from his owner's apartment balcony.
Time for a bath Gershator, Phillis.
No matter what kind of messes a little bunny experiences through the day, bath time makes things fresh and new.
This book just ate my dog! Byrne, Richard, 1963- author, illustrator.
"When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right"--
Ten rules of being a superhero Pilutti, Deb.
An instruction manual for aspiring superheroes that follows the adventures of action-figure Captain Magma and his sidekick/owner Lava Boy as they outsmart a villainous dinosaur, evade a bee, and save a worm from certain destruction.
The sweetest witch around McGhee, Alison, 1960-
On Halloween, a little witch and her baby sister study humans and their mysterious ways.
Susan laughs Willis, Jeanne.
Rhyming couplets describe a wide range of common emotions and activities experienced by a little girl who uses a wheelchair.
Sugar white snow and evergreens : a winter wonderland of color Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari.
A family notices their colorful surroundings on a visit to Mr. Sweet's Famous Sugar Maple Farm, pointing out a red cardinal, silver buckets, evergreen trees, and golden maple syrup.
The stick Rice, Clay, author, illustrator.
After finding a stick with inspirational words carved into it laying against a tree, a poor boy imagines himself to be all manner of things and has his life change for the better.
Star bright : a Christmas story McGhee, Alison, 1960-
"What can a small angel give a most important baby? A Christmas story about the greatest gift of all"--
The snowman and the snowdog Audus, Hilary, author.
Follows a little boy's construction of a snow dog in the hope of receiving a real puppy for Christmas, a wish that inspires a nighttime visit to the world of the Snow People.
Sleep tight, Little Bear Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.
As autumn draws to an end, Little Bear visits all his forest animal friends to say goodbye before he joins his mother for their long winter sleep.
Shivery shades of Halloween : a spooky book of colors Siddals, Mary McKenna, author.
Introduces colors to young readers, in spooky scenes with rhyming text featuring a little monster on a Halloween adventure, including haunted halls, a moonlit forest, and a pumpkin patch.
Simon and the bear : a Hanukkah tale Kimmel, Eric A.
Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother's parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a friendly polar bear.
The secret life of squirrels Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1954-
"Mr. Peanuts, a rather unusual squirrel who enjoys playing the piano and reading, learns that everything is more fun with a friend"--
Sebastian and the balloon Stead, Philip Christian, author, illustrator.
"When Sebastian launches himself on a journey in a hot air balloon made entirely of Grandma's afghans and patchwork quilts, his boring day turns into the adventure of a lifetime"--
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer May, Robert Lewis, 1905-
Although the other reindeer laugh at him because of his bright red nose, Rudolph proves his worth when he is chosen to lead Santa Claus' sleigh on a foggy night.
Sam's pet temper Bhadra, Sangeeta, author.
When Sam's new pet temper keeps getting him into trouble, he has to figure out a way to control it.
Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-
Ruby's pets compete for her affection on Valentine's Day.
Recycling day Miller, Edward, 1964- author, illustrator.
Bugs happily living in an empty lot are in trouble when a gang of rats moves in and takes over, but when a group of volunteers arrives to clean up, not only do the bugs get their lot back, they learn about recycling, composting, and garbage dumps. Includes facts about dumps, littering, and recycling.
Red Knit Cap Girl and the reading tree Stoop, Naoko, author, illustrator.
Red Knit Cap Girl and her animal friends create a library inside a mighty oak tree, where they can read and exchange books.
Pete the Cat and the new guy Dean, Kim, 1969-
Pete the Cat and his animal friends welcome Gus the Platypus, who discovers his own special talent.
A perfectly messed-up story McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author, illustrator.
Louie becomes angry when the story in which he appears is ruined by messes from jelly, peanut butter, and other things that do not belong in books.
Outside Gill, Deirdre, author, illustrator.
When his brother refuses to come outside, a child plays by himself in the snow and creates an imaginary world.
If you happen to have a dinosaur Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.
A humorous survey of the practical things dinosaurs can do explains how otherwise unused dinosaurs can offer a perfect excuse for forgetting homework while also making good nutcrackers, kites, and burglar alarms.
I want to be a ballerina Membrino, Anna, author.
Mia's big sister teaches her that there is more to being a ballerina than just putting on the right clothes.
Caterina and the lemonade stand Kono, Erin Eitter.
Caterina, a little brown bird who loves to make lists, plans to earn money by selling lemonade, but when others have the same idea, Caterina must find a way to make her stand eye-catching.
Kid sheriff and the terrible Toads Shea, Bob, author.
The Toad brothers are wreaking havoc in Drywater Gulch when a boy with no experience but immense knowledge of dinosaurs rides into town on his tortoise and declares himself the new sheriff.
Olive and the embarrassing gift Freeman, Tor, author, illustrator.
When the other animals laugh at Olive for wearing the hat she received as a gift from Joe, she is not sure what to do about it.
Olga the cloud Costa, Nicoletta.
Olga the cloud's wonderful day comes to an end when, after being chased off the moon where she was trying to nap, she has a terrible time finding the right place to make some rain.
The Nuts : bedtime at the Nut house Litwin, Eric.
"Mama Nut says it's bedtime, but Hazel Nut and Wally Nut just aren't quite ready to stop the fun and go to bed"--
Murilla Gorilla and the hammock problem Lloyd, Jennifer, author.
When Okapi discovers a hole in his hammock, Detective Murilla Gorilla must find out what happened.
Not very scary Brendler, Carol.
On Halloween, Melly is invited to Cousin Malberta's home for a surprise, but as she walks there on a beautifully spooky evening, she is followed by increasing numbers of creatures that may actually be frightening.
Mrs. Mo's monster Beavis, Paul, author, artist.
The Mouse Mansion Schaapman, Karina
The mouse who ate the moon Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.
Gazing at her beloved full moon at night, Little Mouse is unable to resist taking a nibble of a delicious banana that she believes is a piece of the moon that has fallen from the sky, rendering the moon no longer round.
More and more Dodd, Emma, 1969- author.
Rhyming text helps a little monkey understand that his parents love him more and more each day.
Moe is best Torrey, Rich.
Moe is still too little to accomplish certain tasks, but he is best at trying.
Monster needs a Christmas tree Czajak, Paul.
On the day before Christmas, Monster knows he needs a special tree but there are so many fun things to do, including having a snowball fight, sledding, and visiting Santa, that finding the perfect tree may take some creativity.
The mitten string Rosner, Jennifer.
Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit, so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.
The misadventures of Sweetie Pie Van Allsburg, Chris, author, illustrator.
Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage (and several insufferable owners) to find a new home in the wild.
Mimi and Bear in the snow Trasler, Janee, author, illustrator.
Bear is Mimi's constant companion until one busy day, when Bear is not there.
Mine! Heap, Sue, 1954- author, illustrator.
Reluctant to share, Amy confronts a dilemma when baby Joe and twins Zak and Jack want to play with her blankie, bear, bunny, and bird.
Memoirs of an elf Scillian, Devin.
"Under Spark Elf's direction, Santa delivers presents in the allotted twenty-four hours only to arrive at the North Pole with a stowaway in the toy bag, a family's beloved dog"--
Me & dog Weingarten, Gene.
"For one dog, a boy is his everything"--
Matzo frogs Rosenthal, Sally, 1973-
As an act of kindness, or mitzva, six Jewish frogs secretly prepare a delicious pot of matzo ball soup for Minnie Feinsilver's Shabbat dinner. Includes recipe.
Loula and the sister recipe Villeneuve, Anne, author, illustrator.
Disgusted with her older brothers, Loula decides that she can make a sister and sets out to find all the right ingredients with the help of the family chauffeur, Gilbert.
Maddi's fridge Brandt, Lois, author.
After a day at the park, Sofia discovers that her best friend Maddi has no food in her refrigerator and decides to try to help, eventually enlisting her mother.
Lola plants a garden McQuinn, Anna, author.
Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow.
Lion, lion Busch, Miriam.
A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals along the way.
Little puppy and the big green monster Wohnoutka, Mike, author, illustrator.
A puppy invites a monster to play with him, but soon discovers that the monster is not very good at such games as tag or hide-and-seek.
A letter for Leo Ruzzier, Sergio, author, illustrator.
When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.
The last Christmas tree Krensky, Stephen.
An eager little Christmas tree, not very tall or well-shaped, is the last on the lot but when it seems all hope of being covered with lights and ornaments is lost, a special person comes to take him home.
Just right for two Corderoy, Tracey, author.
Dog believes he has everything he needs to be happy before befriending Mouse, who helps him discover that his big blue suitcase is ideal for sharing.
The king and the magician Bucay, Jorge, 1949-
"A mighty ruler discovers someone in his kingdom has more power than himself. But when the king sets out to destroy this fearsome enemy, a humble magician, the tables are turned, and an unexpected journey begins"--
Johnny Boo Zooms to the Moon Kochalka, James
The jacket Hall, Kirsten.
Book is very happy when he is finally found by the perfect child, and delighted to become one of her favorite things, but the girl also loves her dog, Egg Cream, whose clumsiness, messiness, and drool threaten to ruin Book. Includes directions for makinga book jacket.
Is there a dog in this book? Schwarz, Viviane, author, illustrator.
Cats Tiny, Moonpie, and André begin to suspect that a dog is in their midst and embark on a furry game of hide-and-seek.
I'm going to catch my tail! : No, you're not Matison, Jimbo.
A rambunctious kitten wakes from a nap determined to catch its tail.
Here is the baby Kanevsky, Polly.
Follows a day in the life of a baby as he wakes up to the morning sun, has breakfast, goes with his father to the library and the grocery store, plays, has dinner, and finally goes to bed.
How many sleeps 'til Christmas? Sperring, Mark, author.
Little Pip is so excited for Christmas he doesn't know how he is going to make it the last four sleeps, until Papa begins to tell him all the things they still have to do.
Here comes Santa Cat Underwood, Deborah.
"Cat wants off Santa's naughty list and makes several valiant attempts, but this 'being nice' business is trickier than he thought"--
The great pirate Christmas battle Lewis, Michael (Michael G.), 1961-
Illustrations and rhyming text tell of Cap'n McNasty, who leads his pirate crew in stealing--and playing with--Christmas toys until Santa himself arrives to teach them a lesson.
The great Thanksgiving escape Fearing, Mark, author.
Gavin, preparing for a boring Thanksgiving Day with his relatives, joins his cousin's effort to escape to the swing set in the backyard, a journey marked by sweater-wearing dogs, affectionate aunts, and grownups of inconvenient height.
Grandma Shepherd, Jessica, author.
Told in diary form, Oscar relates how his grandmother becomes less able to look after herself and enters a nursing home, with information about dementia to help children discuss their feelings and adjust to the changing relationship.
Go, shapes, go! Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator.
Circles, rectangles, ovals, arcs, and more have fun moving about, along with a mischievous mouse that wants to play, too.
Goodnight, Ark Sassi, Laura, 1969-
When frightened animals squeeze into Noah's bed during a storm, causing the Ark to tip, Noah soothes the beasts with a lullaby.
Frankenstein's fright before Chritsmas Bemonster Ludworst, author, illustrator.
A parody of "The Night before Christmas," sees Santa visiting the castle of Miss Devel where a very excited Frankenstein and his monster friends live.
Flora and the penguin Idle, Molly Schaar, author, illustrator.
In this wordless, lift-the-flap picture book, Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness.
Dojo daycare Tougas, Chris, author, illustrator.
Six energetic ninjas at daycare fight over toys, throw fits during story time, and tip chairs at lunch, as their master attempts to teach them about honor, kindness, and respect.
The dreidel that wouldn't spin : a toyshop tale of Hanukkah Simpson, Martha Seif, 1954-
The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.
Dinosaur farm Preston-Gannon, Frann, author.
Describes the daily activities of being a dinosaur farmer, from waking up early to taking care of the animals, big and small.
A cookie for Santa Shaw, Stephanie (Stephanie Gale), 1950-
"Anticipating he will be eaten, a gingerbread boy cookie nervously awaits Santa's arrival. When rough-housing puppies threaten Christmas morning joy, the cookie comes to the rescue, earning the Night Watchman job at the North Pole"--
Counting chickens Alakija, Polly, author, illustrator.
Toby and his friends in his village all have baby animals, as they count the number of eggs and young that they have and Toby ends up with fifty chickens.
Construction Sutton, Sally, author.
Big machines and their drivers work together to build a library.
Clammy Clam Raschka, Christopher.
Clammy Clam refuses to open his shell to say hello.
Coming home Ruth, Greg, author, illustrator.
Follows the emotions of a young boy as he waits at an airport for a family member to return home from serving in the military.
City street beat Viau, Nancy.
"Two girls take in all the city's sights and sounds. They hear the tippy, tappy clack of high-heels on the sidewalk, the strumming and drumming of a three-piece band, the flipping and flapping of dancing pigeons, and more"--
A Christmas wish for Corduroy Hennessy, B. G. (Barbara G.)
A teddy bear in the toy department of a big store receives a new name and a new home from Santa.
A Chick 'n' Pug Christmas Sattler, Jennifer Gordon, author, illustrator.
Sidekick Chick's new mission for his best friend--and hero--Pug, who would rather sleep, involves dressing as Santa and spreading joy to everyone at Christmas.
Chik chak shabbat Rockliff, Mara, author.
When Goldie gets sick and can't make the cholent, her neighbors bring dishes they made to share with each other.
Cats got talent Barrett, Ron, author, illustrator.
"When three cats find themselves homeless in an alley, they form a singing group with the hope that they will earn the love they need"--
Cat & Dog Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.
Dog takes care of a trio of kittens when their mother, Cat, gets trapped in a fisherman's van while trying to find breakfast.
Cats are cats Gorbachev, Valeri, author, illustrator.
"Miss Bell loves her cat Tiger, despite his tendency to act like a tiger"--
Can I come too? Patten, Brian, 1946-
A mouse leads a group of animals on a search for the biggest creature in the world.
But! Hamilton, Tim, author, illustrator.
In Halibut Bay, Eddie and his dog Phil must give up their plans for fishing to help ailing Aunt Sue with her chores, which include throwing a pirate birthday party for Sue's friend, Captain Rugbeard.
Calvin, look out! : a bookworm birdie gets glasses Berne, Jennifer.
Relates how Calvin the starling's book knowledge and new glasses aid him during a perilous adventure.
Bumblebee bike Levins, Sandra.
David has a box full of things he borrowed from people without asking, but when his bicycle is stolen he realizes how wrong he was and decides it is time to give everything back. Includes note to parents.
Bug on a bike Monroe, Chris, author, illustrator.
"The bug on a bike is riding somewhere, but no one quite knows the destination. But that doesn't stop all the other animals from following along"--
Buggy Bug Raschka, Christopher.
Buggy Bug has something very important to say.
Bruno and Titch : the tale of a boy and his guinea pig Dempsey, Sheena, author, illustrator.
Since he is the only guinea pig left at the pet shop, Titch worries that he will never get an owner and a home of his own.
A Book Is a Book Bornholdt, Jenny/ Wilkins, Sarah (ILT)
Boom boom Naberhaus, Sarvinder.
An exploration of the four seasons, told through each season's distinct sounds.
Blizzard Rocco, John, author, illustrator.
"After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience"--
Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah kitten Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941- author.
Huddling with her parrot friends in a warm nest atop a street light as the winter begins, Yetta the Yiddish chicken discovers a stray kitten and must find it a safe home when her parrot friends are reluctant to adopt it.
Bad dog Flash Paul, Ruth, author, illustrator.
"When it comes to mischief, there are some things Flash just can't resist. From shoes to sticks and mud to licks, Flash gets into all kinds of trouble that elicits some (tough) love from from his owners. But as all dog lovers know, you can only scold yourpuppy for so long--and then it's back to giving them lots of love and affection"--
Arto's big move Arnaldo, Monica, author, illustrator.
Having lived in the cold, snowy North his entire life, Arto is upset about moving to the South when his mother gets a new job, until he makes a friend who teaches him that adapting to his surroundings might not be such a bad idea.
At the old haunted house Ketteman, Helen, author.
While trick-or-treating at the old haunted house on the hill, three children discover the many creatures that call it home, including goblins, vampires, and ghosts.
Anna's heaven Hole, Stian, author, illustrator.
After the death of her mother, Anna and her father imagine that Heaven might be a place where one can help in God's garden, visit with old friends, and take off one's socks whenever one pleases.
Angelina's big city ballet Holabird, Katharine.
Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.
Always Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.
In rhyming text, a baby elephant is assured of being loved unconditionally.
And away we go! Ornia-Blanco, Miguel, author, illustrator.
"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone too"--
Alone together Bloom, Suzanne, 1950- author, illustrator.
Wondering if solitary Bear is sad, mad, or lonely, Fox learns that Bear sometimes enjoys just sitting quietly, a revelation that prompts Fox to enjoy some not-so-quiet time of her own.
The adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi knight DiTerlizzi, Tony, author.
Retells Luke Skywalker's journey from a Tatooine farm boy to a Jedi Knight, as he learns how to use the Force in the battle against the Empire.
Blue Adamson, Heather, 1974-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and rocks that are blue and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.
Honeybees Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how honeybees make honey. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.
Librarians Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of different things librarians do, such as ordering materials, helping patrons find information, and more"--Provided by publisher.
Tadpole Rex Cyrus, Kurt.
A tiny primordial tadpole grows into a frog, feeling just as strong and powerful as the huge Tyrannosaurus rex that stomps through the mud.
Doctors Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of different things doctors do: setting broken bones, yearly check-ups, taking care of cancer patients, and more"--
Purple Adamson, Heather, 1974-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and rocks that are purple and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--
Orange Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--
Teachers Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of what teachers teach, and what they do before and after school"--Provided by publisher.
A Christmas-tastic carol Brallier, Max.
Charlie and the new baby Drummond, Ree, author.
"There's nothing that makes Charlie's soul rejoice more than naps and bacon. But when his daily routine of eating and sleeping is interrupted by a new baby calf, Abigail, Charlie is not happy! Things go from bad to worse when Charlie sees everyone rubbing Abigail's belly--instead of his, feeding her--instead of him, and tucking Abigail in at the end of the day--in Charlie's bed. Will Charlie be able to adjust to the new addition?"--Publisher's description.
Dragon's extraordinary egg Gliori, Debi.
A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own, although Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.
Mail carriers Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of tasks postal service workers do and different places where mail carriers deliver the mail"--Provided by publisher.
Butterflies Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how butterflies find food and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.
Crickets Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why crickets chirp and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.
Firefighters Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how firefighters fight fires and keep people safe"--
Beetles Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to identify beetles and gives examples of different species. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.
Armond goes to a party : a book about Asperger's and friendship Carlson, Nancy L., author.
"Armond doesn't want to go to Felicia's birthday party. Parties are noisy, disorganized, and smelly--all things that are hard for a kid with Asperger's. Worst of all is socializing with other kids. But with the support of Felicia and her mom, good friends who know how to help him, he not only gets through the party, but also has fun. When his mom picks him up, Armond admits the party was not easy, but he feels good that he faced the challenge--and that he's a good friend. A great book for anyone to learn about coping with autism or Asperger's"--
The iridescence of birds : a book about Henri Matisse MacLachlan, Patricia.
If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.
Goggles! Keats, Ezra Jack.
Two boys must outsmart the neighborhood bullies before they can enjoy their new treasure, a pair of lensless motorcycle goggles.
Jenny's birthday book Averill, Esther Holden.
With her brothers and her friends, the little black cat named Jenny celebrates her birthday in the park.
Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard Dean, Janice, 1970- author.
With a blizzard approaching Lilypad and the Frog News Network reporters busy in the newsroom, it's up to Freddy to share his wise advice about preparing weather emergency kits for the wintery weather.
Freddy the frogcaster Dean, Janice, author.
Freddy must use his knowledge about weather to save the town picnic after the town frogcaster does not report an approaching storm.
The farmer and the clown Frazee, Marla, artist.
When a little clown gets lost after falling off a train, a farmer finds him and befriends him until the train returns.
Because I love you Lucado, Max.
Shaddai, a wise and loving man, builds a wonderful village for his children, but when one of them chooses to go out into the dangerous wilderness, Shaddai does not abandon him.
Apatosaurus Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the long-necked Apatosaurus, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Apatosaurus fossils"--
Ladybugs Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells facts about ladybugs and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.
Telephone Barnett, Mac, author.
In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.
Extraordinary Warren saves the day Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.
When Egg disappears while learning to fly, Warren sets out to find his new friend.
Dino-boarding Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-
Meat-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs compete in surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding events.
Ivan : the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla Applegate, Katherine, author.
"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta"--
By day, by night Gibson, Amy (Amy S.)
By Day, By Night journeys from morning to evening, from country to country, into the hearts of people everywhere.
I want to go home! Ross, Tony, author, illustrator.
When the Royal Family moves to a new castle, Little Princess misses her old room.
Elmer and the monster McKee, David.
"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise"--
Velociraptor Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the speedy Velociraptor, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Velociraptor fossils"--
Pterodactyls Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the flying pterodactyls, highlighting their size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable pterodactyl fossils"--
Stegosaurus Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the armored Stegosaurus, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Stegosaurus fossils"--
The funny thing Gág, Wanda, 1893-1946.
The Funny Thing is an "animal" who eats nothing but dolls until the good little man of the mountains gets him to taste the jum jills.
Little Melba and her big trombone Russell-Brown, Katheryn, 1961- author.
"A biography of African American musician Melba Doretta Liston, a virtuoso musician who played the trombone and composed and arranged music for many of the great jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Includes afterword, discography, and sources"--
Tyrannosaurus rex Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable T. rex fossils"--
The book with no pictures Novak, B. J., 1979-
"In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what"--
Animal teachers Halfmann, Janet, author.
"What's a great way for kids to learn about learning? Tell them how an otter takes swimming lessons, or how a chick learns to peck! Short entries portray how twelve different animals are taught various "lessons." Loads of information about nature is offered in brief, kid-friendly explanations paired with striking illustrations"--
Stubby the dog soldier : World War I hero Hoena, B. A.
"Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Stubby the World War I dog"--
About parrots : a guide for children Sill, Cathryn P., 1953- author.
Presents an introduction to parrots, describing their different types, what they eat, where they live, and how they protect themselves from predators.
Horton and the Kwuggerbug : and more lost stories Seuss, Dr.
"A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines between 1950 and 1955. Includes an introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen"--
Circle, square, Moose Bingham, Kelly L., 1967-
When Zebra and his enthusiastic friend Moose are asked to exit a book about shapes, Moose has other plans.
Sequoia Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.
Standing tall above the tree line, Sequoia stretches his ancient arms and gathers clouds to him. He watches as days, seasons, years pass by. His branches are home to owls and choirs of frogs. Beneath his broad canopy, a world grows. This is his story.
Creature features : 25 animals explain why they look the way they do Jenkins, Steve, 1952-
"Packed with many cool facts and visuals on where certain animals live and what they eat, this book captures twenty-five humorous--and very true--explanations of why animals look the way they do in order to exist in this world."--Amazon.com.
Triceratops Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the horned Triceratops, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Triceratops fossils"--
If you were a dog Swenson, Jamie.
Easy-to-read text invites the reader to imagine life as a dog, a cat, a fish, a bird, and even a dinosaur.
Marlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean Lynch, Jane, 1960- author.
"Marlene is the class bully until Big Freddy stands up to her"--
Max and the won't go to bed show Sperring, Mark, author.
Max does magic tricks to delay bedtime as long as possible.
Otis and the scarecrow Long, Loren, author, illustrator.
When the farmer places a scarecrow in the cornfield, Otis the tractor and the farm animals try to make friends, but the scarecrow remains silent with a sour look on his face throughout the summer and fall.
Little owl's day Srinivasan, Divya, author, illustrator.
Little Owl explores the forest at daytime after being woken up by a noisy squirrel.
Milo and Millie Robaard, Jedda, author, illustrator.
Embarking on an adventure at bath time, Milo and his teddy bear, Millie, navigate through imagined cityscapes, past spouting whales, and around swirling whirlpools before arriving at their destination just in time for a cozy good night.
The last king of Angkor Wat Base, Graeme, author.
Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed each one's strengths and weaknesses. Includes search-and-find illustrations and a brief history of the "City of Temples."
There's a pig in my class! Thydell, Johanna, author.
A lonely pig sneaks into school where he enjoys lunchtime and making new friends.
The Hueys in None the number Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator.
One of the Hueys tries to explain the concept of "none" to another by finding different numbers of items, one through ten, then taking them all away.
I wanna go home Orloff, Karen Kaufman.
Through a series of letters, Alex tries to convince his parents that he should not be staying with his grandparents while they are away, but slowly comes to realize that he can have fun, even at Happy Hills Retirement Community.
Days, weeks, and months Matzke, Ann H.
Young readers are introduced to the concept of time as they wait for an approaching birthday party.
Telling time Matzke, Ann H.
All about math symbols Allen, Nancy Kelly, 1949-
Apples and pumpkins Rockwell, Anne F.
In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock's farm to pick apples and pumpkins.
Stanley the builder Bee, William, author, illustrator.
"What a job for Stanley--he's building a house for his friend, Myrtle. He will need his digger and his bulldozer and his cement mixer. He will also need his friend, Charlie to help. But will they manage to build the whole house?"--
Wednesday Bertier, Anne, author.
"Wednesday is about Little Round and Big Square, two friends that get together to play every Wednesday"--
Go to sleep, little farm Ray, Mary Lyn, author.
"The farm's creatures prepare for night and rest"--
Mia's thumb Stille, Ljuba, author, illustrator.
Mia's family members, from her brother to her grandparents, try all they can think of to get her to stop sucking her thumb.
Duck in the fridge Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.
When Dad was a boy, he found a duck in the fridge, and so begins his explanation as to why he reads Mother Goose rhymes to his own son every night.
The bear's sea escape Chaud, Benjamin, author, illustrator.
Still looking for a place to hibernate, Papa Bear follows Baby Bear to a cruise ship, and winds up on a tropical island.
Happiness is-- Pfister, Marcus, author.
Two mice share moments of happiness throughout the year, from winter snowflakes melting on their tongues to jumping in a pile of autumn leaves.
You are not my friend, but I miss you Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.
A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.
Goodnight football Dahl, Michael, author.
In rhyming text a child, home from a game, bids goodnight to all the sights and sounds of a school football game.
Wazdot? Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator.
An alien is mystified by the sights and sounds of Earth, but a decoder beam helps identify such oddities as a pig, vegetables, and a tractor.
Goodnight, you Côté, Geneviève, author, illustrator.
"As darkness falls, two very different friends explore what scares them... and discover that with a bit of help, it's possible to see things in a new light."-- From dust jacket flap.
The way to the zoo Burningham, John, author, illustrator.
Discovering a magical door in her bedroom that leads her to the zoo, a little girl is tempted to bring one little bear back to her room, and then a menagerie of smaller animals, and then a medley of big animals, until pandemonium ensues.
Julia's house for lost creatures Hatke, Ben, author.
Julie welcomes all lost and homeless creatures into her house, whether they be cats or trolls, ghosts or dragons, but soon realizes that each must have a chore in order for the arrangement to work.
Two Otoshi, Kathryn.
TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery.--Publisher.
Whose hat is that? Bijsterbosch, Anita, author, illustrator.
"'Whoosh!' The wind blows a hat up into the air. ... All the animals look good wearing the hat. But whose hat is it really?"--Page  of cover.
Ladybug Girl and the dress-up dilemma Soman, David, illustrator.
"It is Halloween and Lulu doesn't know if she should dress as Ladybug Girl or find a different costume for the special day"--
The ghosts go haunting Ketteman, Helen.
"Verses written to the tune of The Ants Go Marching describe an ever-increasing parade of ghosts, witches, and other spooky creatures as they haunt a school on Halloween"--
Three little peas Rivoal, Marine, author, illustrator.
"The story of two little peas as they explore the world of the garden and set off to become just what they are meant to be"--
Rex wrecks it! Clanton, Ben, 1988- author, illustrator.
Look out! Here comes Rex! Children who love to construct and those who love to destroy will relate to this kid-pleasing tale that builds to a smashing finale. Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild are fed up. Every time they build something with their blocks, Rex wrecks it! Whether it's an out-of-this-world rocket, a magical heart, or the biggest, strongest, most awesomerific castle ever, Rex sends it crashing down with a ""Rawr!" "(and sometimes a sheepish""Rawry!"?"). Isn't there "any "way to make playtime fun for "everyone"? With Rex-size humor, Ben Clanton explores the challenges of friendship, the benefits of working together, and the joys of destruction.
Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird Copeland, Misty.
American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.
Mr. Brown's fantastic hat Imai, Ayano, author, illustrator.
"Sometimes when you are most in need of friends, they will flock to you- or at least to your hat" -- On back cover.
Brother Hugo and the bear Beebe, Katy.
After painstakingly handcrafting a replacement copy of a library book, a medieval monk tries to protect it from a hungry bear with a taste for literature. Includes historical note on illuminated manuscripts.
As an oak tree grows Karas, G. Brian, author, illustrator.
"From 1775 to the present, the landscape around a lone oak tree goes through significant changes"--
Mr. Frank Luxbacher, Irene, 1970- author, illustrator.
"On his last day before retirement, Mr. Frank is sewing the most wonderful outfit of his long career. In all his years working as a tailor, Mr. Frank has made all kinds of clothes. From the practical uniforms of the 1940s to the wild and weird designs of the 1960s and 1970s, he has seen (and sewn) just about everything. But todays project is especially close to Mr. Frank's heart. With its use of textiles and sensitive period detail, Irene Luxbacher's artwork that is the perfect complement to her understated text. The result is a story that children and grandparents can share with equal delight" -- Provided from publisher.
Pig and small Latimer, Alex, author, illustrator.
Pig and Bug want to become friends but their size difference gets in the way, until they find something they both enjoy doing.
One big pair of underwear Gehl, Laura.
Progressively larger groups of animals try to share a limited number of scooters, cookbooks, nap mats, and underwear.
Colors versus shapes Boldt, Mike, author, illustrator.
Colors face off against Shapes in a talent show.
Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine Bently, Peter, 1960-
Tired of standing still on their old hill, several sheep board an airplane for a round-the-world adventure.
Sleepytime me Fine, Edith Hope, author.
"From the great expanse of the darkening sky filled with stars, to the softening sounds of city and farm quieting down for the night, the perspective comes closer to reveal the end of day at home and then the child snuggling into bed"--
A porcupine named Fluffy Lester, Helen.
A porcupine named Fluffy is happier with his name after he meets a similarly misnamed rhinoceros.
The night before Christmas Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.
"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--
Madeline and the gypsies. Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962.
Pepito, son of the Spanish Ambassador, and Madeline, rescued by gypsies during a storm, travel and perform with their wandering friends until they again find Miss Clavel.
Lucky Mackintosh, David, author, illustrator.
When Leo's mother announces there will be a surprise at dinner, Leo and his brother are desperate to find out what it is, and their imaginations run wild.
Love Monster and the perfect present Bright, Rachel, author, illustrator.
Love Monster is determined to give his best friend, a lovely girl monster, the perfect present on Gift Day, so when he discovers he cannot afford to buy anything special enough, he has an idea to make something, instead.
The juggling pug Bryan, Sean.
Residents of a town famous for having the world's only juggling pug are willing to tolerate any behavior from the "troublesome, worrisome, juggle-some" canine until one girl gets fed up and suggests they send him away.
Hunters of the great forest Nolan, Dennis, 1945- author, illustrator.
"A band of hunters goes off on a mysterious but worthwhile expedition in this wordless picture book"--
I'm not cute! Allen, Jonathan, 1957- author, illustrator.
Little Owl gets angry when other animals say he is adorable because he wants to be strong, smart, brave, and fearsome, but lucky for him, his wise mother lets Little Owl know that he is everything he wants to be, and just a bit adorable.
Happy Halloween! Jaine, Lillian.
"It's Halloween night, and Count von Count is dozing off in front of his fireplace. Suddenly, he hears someone knocking at his castle door, but when he goes to open the door, nobody's there! Is something spooky going on? Join Count, Elmo, and all of the Sesame Street friends as they celebrate Halloween"--
Frances Dean : who loved to dance and dance Sif, Birgitta, author.
A girl who loves to dance but is too shy to dance in front of other people sees something that surprises and inspires her.
Gus & me : the story of my granddad and my first guitar Richards, Keith, 1943- author.
Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."
Edible colors Bass, Jennifer Vogel.
Dinosaur parade Halpern, Shari, author, illustrator.
"Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present a wide variety of dinosaurs. Includes "dinosaur factoids".
Doug unplugs on the farm Yaccarino, Dan.
"Doug the robot takes a hands-on approach to learning about farm life when the family car gets stuck in a ditch on the way to visit the grandbots"--
Dale, dale, dale : una fiesta de números Saldaña, René.
"In this bilingual counting picture book, a young boy counts to fourteen in anticipation of his birthday party: one piñata filled with candy, two hours until the party, three tables set for all of the guests, etc."--
All tucked in on Sesame Street! Jaine, Lillian.
"Join Elmo, Oscar, Cookie Monster, and the rest of the Sesame Street friends as they get cozy and comfy for bed"--
Brothers McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
Although two brothers are different in many ways, they are alike, too--most importantly, in their love for each other.
Kiki & Coco in Paris Rausser, Stephanie, 1966-
Coco, a doll, describes the fun experiences she has with her human owner, Kiki, while visiting Paris, including a scary moment when Coco gets hurt after Kiki accidentally leaves her in a chair at a restaurant.
Stanley's garage Bee, William, author, ilustrator.
"Stanley is working at his garage today. From filling up Hattie's red sport car with gas to changing the tire on Shamus' and Little Woo's blue car, it sure is a busy day. As his friends each come in with their car problems, Stanley knows just what to do to get them back on the road"--
Over there Pilcher, Steve, author, illustrator.
When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.
Before we eat : from farm to table Brisson, Pat.
As a family sits down to enjoy a meal, thoughts of those who provide the food, from farmers who plant and tend seeds to store clerks who sell groceries, fill each one with gratitude.
Building with shapes Mooney, Carla, 1970-
All about word problems Markovics, Joyce L.
All about probability Mooney, Carla, 1970-
Where is it? Welsh, Piper.
Illustrations and text help to explain location words which tell us where something is with regard to our environment.
All about geometry Markovics, Joyce, author.
What's so yummy? : all about eating well and feeling good Harris, Robie H.
Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.
Leah's voice DeMonia, Lori.
There was an odd princess who swallowed a pea Ward, Jennifer, 1963- author.
Set in a castle, this variation on the traditional, cumulative rhyme looks at the consequences of a princess's strange diet.
Princesses to the rescue! Hapka, Cathy, author.
Sofia, Amber, Princess Jun, and a visitor embark on a daring rescue mission when James and Prince Jin become trapped while searching for the legendary treasure of the Jade Jaguar.
Whatever you grow up to be Kingsbury, Karen.
From birth to football games to college graduation to fatherhood, a mother reminds her son that life is filled with possibilities and that God has a plan for him---whatever he grows up to be. Bible verses are interspersed throughout the text.
Something to remember me by Bosak, Susan V.
A girl shares many experiences with her grandmother over the years, and many times the old woman gives her a small gift to help her remember.
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole Barnett, Mac/ Klassen, Jon (ILT)
Shh! we have a plan Haughton, Chris, author, illustrator
Spotting an exquisite bird in a tree, three friends execute a series of stealthy plans to capture the bird only to have their efforts foiled, while their quiet, observant companion stretches out his hand to execute a plan of his own.
Once upon an alphabet Jeffers, Oliver.
"From an Astronaut who's afraid of heights, to a Bridge that ends up burned between friends, to a Cup stuck in a cupboard and longing for freedom, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabet"--
No Such Thing Bailey, Ella (ILT)
Little Elliot, big city Curato, Mike, author, illustrator.
Elliot the little elephant has a hard time with a lot of things in the city he loves until he meets Mouse, who is even smaller--and hungrier.
I am the king Timmers, Leo.
When Tortoise wears a crown one morning, thinking that he is king, all of the other animals have a good laugh until they realize that they would like to be king too.
Bear sees colors Wilson, Karma, author.
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.
The listening walk Showers, Paul.
A little girl and her father take a quiet walk and identify the sounds around them.
And two boys booed Viorst, Judith, author.
A boy is nervous about a presentation he has to give at school.
Mix it up! Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.
Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page.
Now it is winter Spinelli, Eileen.
A young mouse is encouraged by his mother to enjoy winter while waiting for spring to come.
The princess and the three knights Kingsbury, Karen.
A king devises a frightful final competition for the three knights who have excelled in the quest for the hand of his daughter, who possesses incomparable inner and outer beauty, in order to determine which is truly worthy of her love.
Draw! Colón, Raúl.
In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari.
Winter wonderland Esbaum, Jill.
Each year, as days grow shorter and trees become bare, the world outside seems to slow and darken. But for children, this time of year is magical. The frosty air crackles with play and laughter. There is a sense of excitement as snow and cold weather make for outdoor adventures that are not possible any other time of year.
I'm brave! McMullan, Kate, author.
"He's a big red engine with a siren, a horn, a tank full of water, and whole lotta hose! He's a good-lookin' fire truck, and he's brave, too. When the alarm sounds, he's gotta drive through smoke and heat straight to a blazing fire!!"--Front jacket flap.
Remy and Lulu Hawkes, Kevin, author, illustrator.
A down-on-his-luck painter with poor eyesight teams up with a dog with a knack for painting portraits.
Druthers Phelan, Matt, author, illustrator.
Challenged to use her imagination on a boring, rainy day, little Penelope shares time with her daddy while envisioning herself at the zoo, as a cowgirl, flying to the moon, and sailing to an island filled with dinosaurs.
Breaking news : bear alert Biedrzycki, David, author.
"In this story (told in the form of a television broadcast), bears emerge from hibernation demanding to be fed."
Tuck-in time Gerber, Carole.
At bedtime, a parent carefully checks baby's body from head to toe, encouraging gentle play.
Tyler makes a birthday cake! Florence, Tyler, author.
A sweet treat awaits Tyler and Tofu when they discover that dessert is delicious and fun to make! Plus Food Network star Tyler Florence shares two carrot cake recipes--one for people, and then a dog-friendly twist on this dessert favorite--and includes a Did You Know? section filled with fun facts about the ingredients.
The lake where Loon lives Reeves Sturgis, Brenda, author.
Through rhyming text reminiscent of "The House that Jack Built," follows the activities of Mama Loon and her two chicks as they encounter a number of various animals living on the lake.
Show time with Sophia Grace and Rosie Brownlee, Sophia Grace, author.
Cousins Sophia Grace and Rosie plan a show-stopping song and dance number for a talent show.
Uni the unicorn Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.
Uni the unicorn believes that little girls are real.
Winter is coming Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.
Each day, from September through November, brings glimpses of forest animals seeking food in preparation for the onset of winter, from a fox sniffing the last apple on the ground to a flock of wild turkeys that finds nothing.
You are (not) small Kang, Anna, author.
"Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!"--Jacket flap.
Who's next door Kishira, Mayuko, author.
When Owl moves in next door to Chicken, they must find a find a creative way to enjoy each other's company despite their different schedules.
Bonjour Camille Cano, Felipe, 1975- author.
It is a Sunday morning, and Camille has so many things to do that she can hardly wait for the day to begin.
Spider sandwiches Freedman, Claire.
Monster Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy, and sticky, but his favorite snack is squirmy spider sandwiches.
The orchestra pit Wright, Johanna, author, illustrator.
"When a slightly befuddled but surprisingly endearing snake wanders into the wrong pit--the orchestra pit--peculiar things start to happen"--
If kids ran the world Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.
In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be, if kids were allowed to run the world.
Daddy's zigzagging bedtime story Sitomer, Alan Lawrence.
When Jake and Jenny say they are bored with all their books and retold tales, their father makes up a new bedtime story about a princess who drives a monster truck and battles aliens aided by a cupcake-baking unicorn.
5 nice mice and the great car race Tashiro, Chisato, author, illustrator.
"With their eyes set on a grand prize of the biggest piece of cheese they've ever seen, the Five Nice Mice set out to work on building an unbeatable racecar."
Shark kiss, octopus hug Reed, Lynn Rowe.
Charlie the shark wants nothing more than a hug, and Olivia Octopus desperately wants a kiss, but none of the people on the beach are interested.
Oliver and his egg Schmid, Paul.
When Oliver finds an egg, he imagines the amazing adventures they will have together.
Ben & Zip : two short friends Linden, Joanne, author.
Simple text and illustrations guide young readers through the challenges faced by a boy who losses track of his dog.
A library book for Bear Becker, Bonny, author.
Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.
When a grandpa says "I love you" Wood, Douglas, 1951-
Explores some of the many and varied ways a grandfather can express his love, even without saying the words, such as by sharing his coin collection, holding hands when crossing the street, and attending tea parties.
This old band Wissinger, Tamera Will.
"Following the popular nursery rhyme, This Old Man, a cowboy band counts down from ten to one all day and night long"--
Nancy knows Young, Cybèle, 1972- author, illustrator.
Nancy the elephant remembers all kinds of things in all kinds of ways, but now she knows she has forgotten something. But what could it be?
Emily's blue period Daly, Cathleen, author.
After her parents get divorced, Emily finds comfort in making and learning about art.
Red Panda's candy apples Paul, Ruth, author, illustrator.
While selling candy apples, Red Panda worries that he will not have enough for all his friends and himself.
On the wing Elliott, David, 1947- author.
"Concise, witty verse and gorgeous illustrations allow readers to marvel up close at more than fifteen birds and make for a book that is sure to be beloved by birders of all ages"--Jacket flap.
Jack DePaola, Tomie, 1934- author, illustrator.
"Young Jack meets a host of animals on his way to ask the king for a house"--
Pom and Pim Landström, Lena, author.
Pom and Pim go outside, where the sun is nicely shining, but their day turns out to be full of ups and downs.
The night parade Roscoe, Lily, author.
In the Night Parade children play and sing while their parents sleep.
Baking day at Grandma's Denise, Anika.
"Children go to their grandmother's house to bake and enjoy spending time with their loving grandmother"--
Very little Red Riding Hood Heapy, Teresa, author.
Very Little Red Riding Hood's off to her Grandmama's for a sleepover, and she won't let anything stand in her way--not even a wolf.
The princess and the presents Hart, Caryl, author.
Princess Ruby is the most spoiled princess you could ever meet. On her birthday, she demands so many presents that the palace literally bulges at the seams. But when everything collapses on her father, Ruby realizes that perhaps there is such a thing as too many presents.
Dixie wants an allergy Corn, Tori, author.
"Dixie is jealous of the attention and sparkly bracelets her peers (who have allergies) get and so she sets out on a mission to find what she might be allergic to--with the warning to be careful what you wish for"--
The Punkydoos take the stage Jackson, Jennifer, 1972-
Lexi-Lou, who loves to sing, sets out to assemble the best preschool rock band around.
I am Albert Einstein Meltzer, Brad.
"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known"--Amazon.com.
First day at zoo school Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.
"On the first day of school, vivacious Amanda the Panda meets anxious Alfred the Alligator. But when Amanda decides that Alfred would be the perfect best friend for her, the difference in their temperaments leads to hurt feelings"--
Hug machine Campbell, Scott, 1973- author, illustrator.
The hug machine is available to hug anyone, any time, whether they are square or long, spiky or soft.
Give and take Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.
In his apple orchard, a farmer meets a little man named Take and follows his advice, which does not turn out well, and the next day meets a little man named Give, whose advice is just as bad.
Small Blue and the deep dark night Davis, Jon (Illustrator), author, illustrator.
Small Blue's afraid that all sorts of frightening things are lurking in the dark, but as Big Brown takes her through a dark house to warm some milk, he suggests preposterous alternatives.
Sometimes you barf Carlson, Nancy L, author, illustrator.
When you are sick, vomiting can be a scary experience, but you will get better.
A big day for Migs Hodgkinson, Jo, author, illustrator.
Migs' first day of school gets off to a rough start, but he overcomes his shyness to ask for help from his new classmates and makes the day special for everyone.
Go away, big green monster! Emberley, Ed.
Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters.
Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' wedding Wells, Rosemary.
Shortly before the Warthogs' wedding is set to begin, ring-bearer Max loses the ring and he, Ruby, and their friend Louise search the Ritz Hotel from bottom to top trying to get it back in time.
Alexander, who's trying his best to be the best boy ever Viorst, Judith.
After eating an entire box of doughnuts leads to consequences Alexander does not like, he decides to be the best boy ever for the rest of his life.
This Orq : (he cave boy) Elliott, David, 1947- author.
"Meet Orq. He cave boy. Meet Woma. He woolly mammoth. Orq love Woma. A lot. He want pet. Orq's mother say Woma shed. And smell. And not housetrained. Yuck. Woma not allowed in cave. But Orq has plan. Kind of."
The cat, the dog, Little Red, the exploding eggs, the wolf, and Grandma Fox, Diane, author.
Cat tries to read the story of Little Red Riding Hood aloud, but Dog keeps interrupting with silly questions.
Quest Becker, Aaron, 1974- author, illustrator.
In the Caldecott Honor-winning Journey, much of Becker's energy was devoted to the story's exquisite backdrops. Now, in the second wordless book of his planned trilogy, the focus is on his characters. On a rainy day in a city park, the girl who starred in Journey and the boy introduced at the end take refuge by a doorway under a bridge. To their surprise, a king emerges from the door just long enough to pass the two a map before soldiers apprehend him. Returning to the magical Pallonezia, they find the walled city in flames, under siege. Becker includes wonderfully evocative set pieces - a submerged city, a Mayan temple - as the pair follows the map to collect chalk markers in all the colors of the rainbow to free the king and save the city.
Daniel plays ball Testa, Maggie.
Daniel, Prince Wednesday, and Miss Elaina are playing at the park with Prince Tuesday. The group decides to play a game of animal ball, but Daniel can't seem to catch the ball. With some encouragement from Prince Tuesday, Daniel discovers that if he keeps trying, he will get better.
Hot Rod Hamster and the Wacky Whatever Race Lord, Cynthia, author.
Hot Rod Hamster enlists the help of his friend Dog to build a super sleek soap box racer for the Wacky Whatever Race.
Edward Hopper paints his world Burleigh, Robert.
"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge.Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. In this striking picture book biography, Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor invite young readers into the world of a truly special American painter (most celebrated for his paintings "Nighthawks" and "Gas")"--
I am a witch's cat Muncaster, Harriet.
A "special witch's cat" is certain her mother is a witch because she keeps special potions in the bathroom, grows magical herbs in her garden, and whirls her broomstick around the room once a week.
Fiona's lace Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.
"Fiona and her family moved from Ireland to Chicago to begin a new life. Yet, when the family is struck with misfortune, will Fiona's lace help save them?"--
Baby bedtime Fox, Mem, 1946- author.
"After all the kissing and the hugging and the rocking and the snuggling, there at last comes a time for sleeping"--
Earth space moon base Price, Ben Joel, author, illustrator.
An unlikely trio lands on a planet and keeps the inhabitants at bay using bananas.
Rotten Ralph's rotten family Gantos, Jack, author.
"Ralph takes a swing through his family tree to find out why he's so rotten"--
Little Boo Wunderli, Stephen, author.
A pumpkin seed tries unsuccessfully to be scary until it grows into a pumpkin and Halloween arrives.
Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world Godkin, Celia, author.
Retells the story of several generations of peregrine falcons and the efforts of scientists and volunteers to save the endangered species as the raptors are raised in a sanctuary and reintegrated into the wild.
The slug Gravel, Elise.
My body belongs to me : a book about body safety Starishevsky, Jill.
"Without being taught about body boundaries, a child may be too young to understand when abuse is happening--or that it's wrong. This straightforward, gentle book offers a tool parents, teachers, and counselors can use to help children feel, be, and stay safe. The rhyming story and simple, friendly illustrations provide a way to sensitively share and discuss the topic, guiding young children to understand that their private parts belong to them alone. The overriding message of My Body Belongs to Me is that if someone touches your private parts, tell your mom, your dad, your teacher, or another safe adult"--
No nap! Yes nap! Palatini, Margie.
"Follow Mommy on her quest to settle Baby down for a nap as Baby dashes from family room to living room, both on the table and under it, through the kitchen and even hiding in the laundry basket"--
Flashlight Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.
In this story without words, a child explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.
On my way to school Maizes, Sarah.
Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.
I'm my own dog Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.
A dog without a human companion fetches his own slippers and curls up at his own feet but cannot reach a certain itchy spot in the middle of his back, compelling him to leash a poor lonely human who will loyally offer a helpful scratch.
What if ...? Browne, Anthony, 1946- author, illustrator.
As Joe and his mother walk down a street on their way to a party, Joe starts to worry about such things as what if he doesn't like the party and what if he doesn't like the food.
Andrew draws McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
Andrew's scribbles with a crayon he found become better and better until he is making drawings so realistic that they come right off the page.
The Animals' Santa Brett, Jan/ Brett, Jan (ILT)
At the beach Rockwell, Anne F., author.
A child experiences enjoyable sights and sounds during a day at the beach.
Dog and Bear : tricks and treats Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.
"Dog and Bear are back in three new stories, all with a Halloween theme"--
Ninja boy goes to school Wilson, Nathan D., author.
"A little boy explains what it's like to go to school--when you're a ninja"--
If an armadillo went to a restaurant Fischer, Ellen, 1947-
Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore what various animals, from an armadillo in an underground restaurant to a wallaby in a sandwich shop, might choose to eat.
Monsters love school Austin, Mike, 1963- author, illustrator.
Nervous monsters attending school for the first time learn new things, make friends, and sample Chef Octi's special School Gruel.
Gigantosaurus Duddle, Jonny.
Four young dinosaurs are told to fear the gigantosaurus, but when the lookout among them decides to have a little fun, they all learn a valuable lesson about false warnings.
Bats in the band Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.
When the weather warms up, bats take advantage of an empty theater to stage a concert.
B. Bear and Lolly : off to school Livingston, A. A.
B. Bear, formerly known as Baby Bear, from the classic story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" realizes the importance of friendship when he and his best friend Lolly attend the first day of school.
Ninja Red Riding Hood Schwartz, Corey Rosen, author.
In this twist on "Little Red Riding Hood," a certain wolf trains to be a ninja in order to catch his prey, but he is not the only one mastering a martial art.
Frog's lucky day Bunting, Eve, 1928-
"A beginning reader book containing two stories in which Frog and his friends try to find the end of the rainbow and Frog looks for a new pond when an unwelcome visitor won't leave his"--
Curious George : a home for honeybees Tibbott, Julie, adapter.
George and his friend Steve eat all of the honeycomb Betsy was going to use for her report on bees, so they build a beehive to make more.
Splat the cat makes dad glad Heyman, Alissa, author.
Hoping to cheer up his dad after a disappointing soccer game, Splat enters a Cat School Picnic father-son six-legged race that does not turn out quite as expected.
Huff and Puff and the new train Rabe, Tish, author.
When a speedy train challenges Huff and Puff to a race, the caboose and engine must find out it slow and steady can win the race.
My new friend is so fun! Willems, Mo.
Gerald the elephant and Snake fear that Piggie and Brian Bat will have so much fun together they will no longer need their best friends.
Gilbert the hero Clarke, Jane, 1954-
Gilbert, a little great white shark, is frustrated that his baby brother, Finn, is too small to play any shark games, but when a killer whale threatens Finn, Gilbert discovers being small has its advantages.
Rupert can dance Feiffer, Jules, author, illustrator.
Although Rupert liked watching his owner Mandy dance during the day, he secretly enjoyed dancing at night while Mandy slept.
The Recess Queen O'Neill, Alexis, 1949-
Mean Jean is the biggest bully on the school playground until a new girl arrives and challenges Jean's status as the Recess Queen.
Mr. Wayne's masterpiece Polacco, Patricia.
Because she is afraid to read an essay aloud in English class, young Patricia is invited to take Mr. Wayne's drama class where she paints sets, participates in fun exercises, and memorizes every part in the play the others are rehearsing.
Michael Recycle Patterson, Ellie.
Michael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, visits the town of Abberdoo-Rimey and proves to the residents that recycling can actually be fun.
Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear Carnesi, Mônica.
"Beatrice the bunny wants to share winter with her best friend, Bear, but he will be busy hibernating"--