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Life / written by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Brendan Wenzel.

Life /  written by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Brendan Wenzel.
Life is beautiful, ever changing, sometimes not easy, but always worth waking up in the morning to see what might happen.


5 cherries / Vittoria Facchini ; translated from the Italian by Anna Celada.

5 cherries /  Vittoria Facchini ; translated from the Italian by Anna Celada.


The too-scary story / by Bethanie Deeney Murguia.

The too-scary story /  by Bethanie Deeney Murguia.
At bedtime, their father tells Grace and Walter a scary story about two children in a dark forest.


Time out! / Ale Barba.

Time out! /  Ale Barba.
A young boy gets sent to time out and his imagination soars--


Monkey brother / written and illustrated by Adam Auerbach.

Monkey brother /  written and illustrated by Adam Auerbach.
A boy describes the difficulty, as well as the fun, that can come from having a younger brother who is a monkey.


Super Saurus saves kindergarten / written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Ned Young.

Super Saurus saves kindergarten /  written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Ned Young.
Arnold, who is nervous about his first day of kindergarten, transforms himself into Super Saurus to face what turns out to be not so frightening, after all.


Be a star, Wonder Woman! / words by Michael Dahl ; pictures by Omar Lozano.

Be a star, Wonder Woman! /  words by Michael Dahl ; pictures by Omar Lozano.
In this heartfelt celebration of everyday girl power, a young girl faces the ultimate challenge: school! With the heroic traits of DC Comics' Wonder Woman, like COURAGE, STRENGTH, and KINDNESS, she'll turn a demanding school day into an amazing adventure!


My tail's not tired! / Jana Novotny Hunter ; illustrated by Paula Bowles.

My tail's not tired! /  Jana Novotny Hunter ; illustrated by Paula Bowles.


Wonder Woman : an amazing hero! / written by Mary Tillworth ; illustrated by Erik Doescher.

Wonder Woman : an amazing hero! / written by Mary Tillworth ; illustrated by Erik Doescher.
Introduces Wonder Woman, an Amazon gifted with powers from the gods to fight evil and save the day.


The teacher's pet / written by Anica Mrose Rissi ; illustrated by Zachariah Ohora.

The teacher's pet /  written by Anica Mrose Rissi ; illustrated by Zachariah Ohora.
When a class pet proves to be more than a handful, the students agree they cannot keep him, but how will they convince their teacher, Mr. Stricter, who loves the strange creature?


Wet / Carey Sookocheff.

Wet /  Carey Sookocheff.
Explores getting wet in good ways, such as stepping into a pool, and bad ways, such as sitting on a bench after rain.


Chicken in school / Adam Lehrhaupt ; illustrated by Shahar Kober.

Chicken in school /  Adam Lehrhaupt ; illustrated by Shahar Kober.
Zoey the adventure-loving chicken sets up a classroom in the barn and appoints herself teacher, but her friend Sam the pig is nervous that she will not provide snack time.


Amanda Panda quits kindergarten / by Candice Ransom ; illustrated by Christine Grove.

Amanda Panda quits kindergarten /  by Candice Ransom ; illustrated by Christine Grove.
When Amanda Panda's first day of kindergarten does not go according to plan, she decides to quit and join her older brother in the second grade.


Claymates / written by Dev Petty ; illustrated by Lauren Eldridge.

Claymates /  written by Dev Petty ; illustrated by Lauren Eldridge.
Two balls of clay have a great time shaping themselves into various animals and objects until their sculptor comes back and discovers the mess they've made of her work--


Renato and the lion / by Barbara DiLorenzo.

Renato and the lion /  by Barbara DiLorenzo.
The touching, magical story of a boy in a war-torn country and the stone lion that rescues him. Renato loves his home in Florence, Italy. He loves playing with his friends in the Piazza della Signoria. He loves walking home by the beautiful buildings and fountains with his father in the evenings. And he especially loves the stone lion who seems to smile at him from a pedestal in the piazza. The lion makes him feel safe. But one day his father tells him that their family must leave. Their country is at war, and they will be safer in America. Renato can only think of his lion. Who will keep him safe? With luminous watercolor paintings, Barbara DiLorenzo captures the beauty of Florence in this heartwarming and ultimately magical picture book.


Twindergarten / story by Nikki Ehrlich ; pctures by Zoey Abbott.

Twindergarten /  story by Nikki Ehrlich ; pctures by Zoey Abbott.
Drax and Zoe are twin. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. It's the night before the twins are starting kindergarten, and they have the just-about-to-start-school jitters. After all, they will be in different classrooms! What will kindergarten be like when they're not together all day? But Dax and Zoe will learn that kindergarten is full of new surprises and adventures, and being apart for a short while isn't so bad.--pg.2 of cover.


La siesta perfecta / Pato Mena.

La siesta perfecta /  Pato Mena.
It is very hot in the jungle and suddenly a nice breeze arrives. The jaguar wants to take a siesta. Just then he saw a coati and said,Could you do me a big favor? Could you wake me up in exactly 10 minutes? The coati wanted a siesta too, and asked the cockatiel to wake him up in exactly 10 minutes ... -- Amazon.com.


Esperando / Kevin Henkes ; traducción de Teresa Mlawer.

Esperando /  Kevin Henkes ; traducción de Teresa Mlawer.
Five animal toys wait for marvelous things to happen.~Un cuento intemporal, maravillosamente ilustrado, que nos habla sobre la imaginación, las estaciones, la amistad y la sorpresa. Al principio eran cinco amigos y todos parecían esperar algo detrás de la ventana: la luna, el viento, la nieve, o nada en especial... La espera es parte de la infancia -esperar el turno, esperar para crecer, esperar a que algo especial suceda-, pero en este álbum es el niño quien observa como unos juguetes esperan y ve la ilusión de cada uno de ellos cuando pasa lo que anhelan o cómo reaccionan cuando pasa algo que no esperaban... -- http://www.casadellibro.com/libro-esperando/9788426143983/4487378


A place to read / Leigh Hodgkinson.

A place to read /  Leigh Hodgkinson.
A young reader has a hard time finding the ideal reading spot that is not too noisy, smelly, hot, or cold.


Pete the cat and the cool cat boogie / Kimberly and James Dean.

Pete the cat and the cool cat boogie /  Kimberly and James Dean.
Pete the Cat is learning a new dance -- the Cool Cat Boogie! When he hears a groovy beat, he's full of happy feet. But when Grumpy toad tells him, Pete, you dance all wrong! Pete is determined to become a better dancer. With the help of his friends and some wise words from Owl, Pete learns that he's the grooviest when he's being himself.


Chirri & Chirra in the tall grass / Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.

Chirri & Chirra in the tall grass /  Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.
While on their bicycles, sisters Chirri and Chirra notice that the meadow in front of their house has grown, and cycle into the long grass to discover such activity as bees making honey and flower chafers making mixed-leaf juice.


I will love you forever / Tatsuya Miyanishi.

I will love you forever /  Tatsuya Miyanishi.
A female Maiasaura finds a lost egg in the forest and decides to look after it with her own egg. Surprisingly, a baby tyrannosaurus hatches from the egg! The greathearted mother accepts and raises him as her own son, Heart. One day, Heart goes to pick berries and comes across another tyrannosaurus. Heart then makes a tough decision and leaves his family behind to discover who he really is. The fourth title in this series, I Will Love You Forever delivers a heartwarming story about adoption with vivid illustrations and endearlingly drawn characters.--Publisher.


Out! / Arree Chung.

Out! /  Arree Chung.
When baby wants out of his crib, it's up to his faithful dog to keep him out of trouble--


Kid Amazing vs. the Blob / Josh Schneider.

Kid Amazing vs. the Blob /  Josh Schneider.
A brave superhero defuses a threat from his arch nemesis (aka his baby sister) by using clever gadgets, superhuman senses, and, ultimately, his brotherly love.


Dog on a frog? / by Kes & Claire Gray ; illustrated by Jim Field.

Dog on a frog? /  by Kes & Claire Gray ; illustrated by Jim Field.
In this hilarious sequel to Frog on a Log?, frog decides that he does not want to sit on a log, and he definitely does not want a dog to sit on a frog! So he changes the rules. Now, dogs sit on logs, and cats sit on gnats! But what will frog decide to sit on now?


Prudence the part-time cow / Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Stephanie Laberis.

Prudence the part-time cow /  Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Stephanie Laberis.
At first Prudence tries to fit in with the other cows in the herd, suppressing all her scientific smarts and imaginative inventing, but in a moment of inspiration, she realizes how to show the others that she can be a part-time cow and a full-time member of the herd.


The starry giraffe / written and illustrated by Andy Bergmann.

The starry giraffe /  written and illustrated by Andy Bergmann.
Picking red apples from a high tree in the hope of enjoying a satisfying snack, a starry giraffe generously gives away each apple he picks to a sequence of hungry friends and begins to fear that there won't be any apples left for him.


Charlie's boat / Kit Chase.

Charlie's boat /  Kit Chase.
Three best animal friends can count on each other to always make play time fun.


I wrote you a note / Lizi Boyd.

I wrote you a note /  Lizi Boyd.
Simple text follows the path of a wayward note as each animal, Turtle, Duck, Spider, and many more, find it and use it for their own purposes.


Blue sky white stars / Sarvinder Naberhaus ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Blue sky white stars /  Sarvinder Naberhaus ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.
A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape--


Littles : and how they grow / Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrated by AG Ford.

Littles : and how they grow / Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrated by AG Ford.
A rhyming celebration of babies, or Littles, who are cared for by loved ones in every way and grow big in the blink of an eye.


Where is Bear? / Jonathan Bentley.

Where is Bear? /  Jonathan Bentley.
A little boy and his best friend - an actual bear - go on a search for a teddy bear before bedtime--


 

 

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