Based on a real-life trip, Liberty and her friend Abdullah visit significant places from the civil rights movement, inspiring them to come together with others to create a better world--
You can be an A--an architect, a B--a biochemist, a C--a computer software developer, and so much more! It's all about doing what you love and putting your heart into everything that you do. In this alphabet book of careers, the options run from A to Z! And six-year-old social media sensation Sam White and his dad, Bobby, want every kid out there to know that they can reach for the stars and make their dreams come true, whatever they want to become. Just don't be a Z--a zombie, and let the world pass you by.
What makes a home home? Find out in this intriguing exploration of the places creatures call home. From mountain to sea, meadow to tree, small town to big city, people and animals make their homes all over the world. Some are forever while some change with the seasons, but all are just right for the creatures who live in them--
A girl's efforts to build a robot friend go comically awry when the robot attempts world domination in this witty metaphor for the ups and downs of friendship.--Amazon.com.
Based on the true story of a boy named Jimmy who takes another kid's lunch at school every day. But through the power of kindness he is transformed into a compassionate human being.--Provided by publisher.
When their train makes a ten-minute stop at the station in Jaipur, a young girl and her mother hurry to get in line for a cup of chai. The girl orders two cups, and then delights in watching the chaiwala at work--grinding the spices, adding scoops of tea leaves and sugar to the bubbling, boiling milk, then cooling the chai by pouring it from high, back and forth, back and forth--the girl is mesmerized. With a biscuit and a rusk added to their order, mother and child find a spot in the crowded station to rest and enjoy the moment. And that first sip.... aaaahhh. Then it's time to wave goodbye to the chaiwala and hurry back to their train to continue their journey. - The experience of ordering a cup of tea is full of fun sights, sounds, and smells! - A warm, delicious story, rich with sensorial details and authentic experience. - The story was inspired by the author's childhood visits to India, and by the afternoon cup of chai shared daily with her parents. - Illustrator Ashley Barron's amazing paper collage art immerses readers in the colors, sights, scents and sounds of the action at the chaiwala's cart and the train station in Jaipur, India. The art reflects India's diverse population.--
Pete the Cat's school is hosting a fun talent show! Pete knows just what to sign up for--playing the guitar. But when he writes his name on the list, he is surprised to see Grumpy Toad also signed up for the same talent.--
Nineteenth-century poet Walt Whitman employs the language of his day to express a wonder about the world below the sea that is timeless--
Inspired by characters and scenes from the film, this brightly illustrated picture book celebrates a love of animals, new friends, and the magical gifts of the Encanto--
Ben's friends try to guess what his dad does for work, and after giving several hints, Ben reveals that his father is a ballet dancer. Includes author's note.
Have you ever heard a monster with horns upon her head creeping down the creaky stairs ... instead of going to bed? A magical bedtime adventure for little monsters everywhere.--back cover.
Little Bear LOVES blueberries, and while picking them for Mama so she can make his favorite blueberry cake, he eats them all and must find a way not to come home empty handed.
A Crocodile in the Family is a heartwarming story about a family of birds who find a lone egg and take it home to care for it themselves. The egg eventually hatches and it isn't a baby bird inside--it's a baby crocodile! They raise their new baby crocodile as one of their own, while their community asks them why they keep him? It turns out the bird family's reason is simple...--Jacket flap.
An elephant in the rainforest is looking for a birthday adventure, and a pampered city kitty is getting bored with her luxe life; when the two connect over Lair-BNB, they discover the joys of new places and of finding your way back home.
Bright and colorful, this picture book is filled with affirmations while building self-worth and improving communication skills for kids, and adults, of all ages.
Warm memories wash over a first-generation Latinx American girl as she experiences a typical Sunday night dinner at her Abuelita's house. As Alejandra thinks about all the good times her family has had there, she decides that she wants to be brave and try speaking Spanish with Abuelita so that they can deepen their bond--Provided by publisher.
Inspired by the different ways American and Vietnamese cultures think of love, this book follows a young Vietnamese American girl who asks her friends at school where they store love for their parents. She learns that love can be held throughout the whole body and that there is not just one expression of love--
Little Lobo and Bernabé are bringing supplies to the big celebration in the country across the bridge -- but everyone else seems to be going, too! During the long delay, they see all kinds of people on the bridge for different reasons and speaking different languages, but when someone has a grumpy moment, they all come together to make the wait as good as can be.
The froggies do not want to sleep and refuse to head to bed; they'd rather play their accordions, go for long drives in the country, or sing opera while shooting themselves out of cannons--
A story of the unique friendship between the painter Tintoretto and Rabbi Leon of Modena in late 1500s Venice.
Granny teaches her young grandson how to cook the family meal, in this celebration of food, traditions, and gathering together at the table. Includes recipe for baked macaroni and cheese.
Skipper the seal heads to Navy SEAL training and learns ten life lessons (based on the precepts of Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World) from his instructors and with friends--
Legs, feet, arms, teeth, tongue, tummy . . . and long intestine too . . . all snap into action when a child decides she wants an apple--
Newton Star spends his days studying in the library, but at night, he's off to outer space to study the universe! Will Newton Star be able to help the PJ Masks on their nighttime adventures to save the city?--
When Ethan can't sleep, he doesn't count sheep -- he says his ABCs. But in monster-loving Ethan's alphabet, A is for Arms, B is for Belly, C is for Claws, and D is for Drool! Kids will love pointing out the alphabetical attributes on the silly monsters that parade across Ethan's room -- like earlobes, noses, spikes, and wings -- and discovering where all of those monsters are headed. By the time Ethan gets to Y, he's Yawning. And by Z, kids will be ready to sleep as Ethan does, surrounded by the tails, tentacles, and drool sticking out from under his bed.
Mika's father works from home and he's very busy! He can never find time for their trip to the lake. So Dad allows Mika to choose a pet from the store while he finishes his project - a quiet animal, like a mouse. But one pet leads to another...--Back cover.
A hilarious look at the joys of having a rhinoceros as your friend, with Silverstein's signature humor and black-and-white artwork.
Dad's office is off-limits--which only makes it more intriguing to his curious young daughter. As soon as she sees an opening, she sneaks in to have a look around. After all, there's no harm in just looking, right? What she discovers is a magical wonderland of sticky tape, paper clips that make glorious strands, and a kaleidoscopic array of sticky notes. Who could possibly resist playing with those? In a joyful ode to office supplies, Helen Yoon leads a celebration of just-for-once breaking the rules--and offers a final, funny nod to adults who harbor a similar urge.
A buoyant and heartwarming celebration of individuality, identity, and dressing to suit yourself! It's almost Frankie's birthday and everything is ready - except for something to wear. All of her party dresses feel wrong. Her family tries to help, but it's no good. What Frankie longs for is a suit. A spectacular suit ... Can Frankie find the outfit of her dreams?--Publisher's description.
Various animals prepare for God's visit only to discover that God was with them all along, loving them exactly as they are.
A school of fish is consumed, one by one and color by color, until the littlest and last fish takes a dramatic stand.
A llama provides six reasons that llamas are better than unicorns.
After the last brick is laid, a family moves into a brand-new house. As the family grows, the house delights in the sound of laughter echoing in its halls and the pitter-patter of little feet traversing its floors and realizes it is no longer just a house. It has become a home-their home. One day, the family packs up, and with tears in their eyes, they say goodbye. The house doesn't know if it can ever be happy again until a special couple appears and it begins to feel a sliver of hope. Perhaps it can become a home once more ... Told from the perspective of a house, this story's heartfelt text and beautiful illustrations convey a warmth of feeling as two families change and grow at different times within the same four walls.
In this rhyming picture book, a little girl and her grandmother count up to their next visit and then do all of their favorite things together.
This nearly wordless picture book tells a heartwarming and hopeful story of loss and new beginnings as a little girl and her dog, Antonia, journey with their family across a river to start a new life. Like so many people around the world facing difficult times, the little girl and her family in this eye-catching and emotionally satisfying picture book have had to leave their home. The girl has brought along her belongings and her friendly, curious dog, Antonia. While waiting for a boat to take them across a river, she plays with other children who've also brought pets --a duck and a bird. But on the other side of the river, Antonia goes missing in the brush. The girl is distraught, until a new friend releases his own pet bird from its cage in an extraordinary gesture of solidarity and freedom. With colorful, whimsical illustrations and an uplifting message of resilience, this US debut from a talented Colombian creator will leave readers with a full heart--Publisher's description.
A lonely boy feels like a stranger on his own planet until the day his radio bursts to life with the rhythm of stardust energy. Includes notes and facts about David Bowie's life.
There's nothing in the world like a wonderful friend. Friends are there to laugh with you and ready with a hug when you need one. Adventure friends and study friends. There are forever friends and brand new friends. In this book, celebrate ALL the marvelous ways to be a friend!--
10-year-old Hannah is facing a big performance for her school's talent show. The trouble is she's ashamed of her dress, the dance, even the music--they're too different, too Korean! What if everyone makes fun of her? Will Hannah be brave enough to perform, or will she run off stage like she did at rehearsal? First, she must learn about the gold dress she's wearing and its mysterious connection to her name and her family's past in Korea: starting with a desperate escape from war and a secret wish hidden for decades in an envelope. Can Hanna make that wish finally come true?--Back cover.
The vibration in her feet when she runs, the tap-tap-tap of her fork on the table at mealtime, the trickle of cool water running over her hands -- these are the things that calm her jitters down. This book is for anyone who has ever felt the need for a wiggle, stomp, or squeeze!
Soon after a young girl arrives in Japan, she, her grandmother, her aunties, and some cousins celebrate cultural traditions together while visiting a bath house.
With help from Ms. Bloom and some new friends, Beatrice discovers that learning differently is not something to be afraid of, and that dyslexia does not define who she is.
Hope doesn't want to listen to her father's stories about his voyages at sea. SHe wants to be part of those stories! Now's her chance.... She will stow away on Papa's ship. But look! the wind has picked up, and the sky is darkening. Batten down the hatches! Could there be such a thing as an adventure that is too exciting? Join high-spirited Hope on a trip of alifetime in this exquisitely illustrated picture book that also captures the love between a father and child. --
A transgender boy prepares for the first day of school and introduces himself to his family and friends for the first time--
Maude moves to a new town and needs to make friends. With a scribble here, and a scribble there, and some imagination, she makes a scribbnificent new pal.
Real-life cousins pay gorgeous homage to the street they grew up on and the loving community that made their childhood special--
Readers will love this collection of Bluey's greatest adventures, plus fun facts about everyone's favorite characters! It's the best of Bluey all in one book! This book includes Good Night, Fruit Bat; The Creek; Bob Bilby; and The Beach.
Little Damian is getting ready for bed, and the spooky monster called La Llorona is hollering up a storm outside his bedroom window. But he's not afraid. You can't scare me, silly Llorona, says Damian, 'and neither can your monster friends!' When evil-looking witch owls fly around his room and little green duendes, or goblins, make creepy noises under his bed, he's still not frightened. Not even a little bit. The Donkey Lady, a chupacabras and even some little devils parade through his room, but Damian still isn't afraid. A witch casting spells, a ghost rattling its chains, a cucuy with a burlap bag to catch him ... nada. None of them can terrify brave little Damian -- Amazon.