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Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated / Becky Birtha ; pictures by Maja Kastelic.

Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated / Becky Birtha ; pictures by Maja Kastelic.
Children who have a parent in prison express their feelings of sadness, anger, worry, and embarrassment and suggest that talking to others and keeping in contact with the missing parent helps them deal with the situation.


Argyle Fox / Marie LeTourneau.

Argyle Fox /  Marie LeTourneau.
When the wind interferes with everything grumpy Argyle Fox tries to play outside, his mother quietly suggests he think of something made for a windy day.


There's a bug on my book! / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.

There's a bug on my book! /  written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Made to be read by a child while lying on the grass, a variety of insects and other creatures appear on each page. Children tip, tap, and turn pages to discover how these animals move--


The tree : a fable / by Layton Neal.

The tree : a fable / by Layton Neal.
A little fable about how cutting down one tree can negatively affect the different forms of life that use the tree for their needs and protection.


Tugboat bill and the river rescue / written by Calista Brill ; illustrated by Tad Carpenter.

Tugboat bill and the river rescue /  written by Calista Brill ; illustrated by Tad Carpenter.
Bill the tugboat and Mabel the barge are friends happily working together on the Hudson River, and one day when a kitten falls into the water, Bill and Mabel prove that anyone can be a hero.


Waiting for Pumpsie / Barry Wittenstein ; illustrated by London Ladd.

Waiting for Pumpsie /  Barry Wittenstein ; illustrated by London Ladd.
In 1959 Bernard is a young Red Sox fan, troubled by the lack of Black players in major league baseball, especially as there are none at all on his favorite team--but change is coming in the form of a rookie named Pumpsie Green.


The Want Monsters : and how they stopped ruling my world / Chelo Manchego.

The Want Monsters : and how they stopped ruling my world / Chelo Manchego.
A little boy learns to calm Oskar, his Want Monster, who urges him to overeat, play video games too long, and be the center of attention.


Watersong / Tim McCanna ; illustrated by Richard Smythe.

Watersong /  Tim McCanna ; illustrated by Richard Smythe.
A fox's journey to take shelter from a rainstorm, told entirely in onomatopoeia--


Bear's house of books / Poppy Bishop; illustrated by Alison Edgson.

Bear's house of books /  Poppy Bishop; illustrated by Alison Edgson.
Friends Fox, Rabbit, Hedgehog, and Mouse all love to read. One day, they find a book in the woods and set off to return it to its owner, Bear. When they arrive at Bears house, they discover shelves and shelves of books. A dream come true as they read story after story until Bear comes home! -- Amazon.com.


Black and white Rabbit's ABC / alan Baker.

Black and white Rabbit's ABC /  alan Baker.
The story of a rabbit's exhausting efforts to paint a picture presents the letters of the alphabet.


Brown Rabbit's shapes / Alan Baker.

Brown Rabbit's shapes /  Alan Baker.
Brown Rabbit finds a box of balloons and creates various shapes from them.


Bug Bear / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Carmen Saldaña.

Bug Bear / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Carmen Saldaña.
This bothersome bug wants a warm place to stay. Look out, grumpy bear-he might ruin your day! A hilarious tale of an uninvited guest--Back cover.


Gray Rabbit's 1, 2, 3 / Alan Baker.

Gray Rabbit's 1, 2, 3 /  Alan Baker.
Gray Rabbit finds some clay and makes different kinds of animals, from one wiggly worm to ten scurrying mice.


Me too, grandma! / by Jane Chapman.

Me too, grandma! /  by Jane Chapman.
Grandma has a surprise for Ollie, a visit from his baby cousin, Lily! But Ollie feels jealous. Why does Lily get all the tickles and cuddles? And why won't Grandma play Ollie's favorite game? Ollie used to be Grandma's special owlet. Is it possible for Grandma to have room in her heart for two?--


The three little pugs and the big, bad cat / by Becky Davies ; illustrated by Caroline Attia.

The three little pugs and the big, bad cat /  by Becky Davies ; illustrated by Caroline Attia.
Three pugs set out to build homes strong enough to stop the big bad cat, who is not far behind them, from eating their treats.


Tiger tiger / by Jonny Lambert.

Tiger tiger /  by Jonny Lambert.
Old Tiger is left in charge of Cub, and Cub wants to play.


We are family / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft.

We are family /  by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft.
Rhyming text and illustrations of families explore how all families are different, but also the same.


A perfect day / Lane Smith.

A perfect day /  Lane Smith.
A perfect day means different things to different animals in Bert's backyard--


What will grow? / by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.

What will grow? /  by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.
Seeds can be big and small, round and pointy, and all sorts of colors. But they all have one thing in common--inside waits a new plant life, waiting to emerge! This lush journey through an entire year follows seeds that bloom in the very beginning of spring, all the way through ones that sprout in winter. This jacketed companion picture book to What Will Hatch? features all kinds of seeds, from flowers and trees to fruits and vegetables. Along with lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, the book includes 4 pull-out gate-folds and fascinating back matter about plants!--~Seeds can be big or small, round or pointy, and all sorts of colors. They can become flowers, trees, fruits, or vegetables, and they grow all times of year, during spring, summer, fall, and winter. But all seeds have one thing in common--inside each is a new plant life waiting to emerge. What kind of plant will bloom? Wait and see what will grow! This jacketed companion picture book to What Will Hatch? features all kinds of seeds, from flowers and trees to fruits and vegetables. Along with lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, the book includes four pull-out gate-folds and fascinating back matter about plants!--


You can read / Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Mark Hoffman.

You can read /  Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Mark Hoffman.


I am not a chair! / by Ross Burach.

I am not a chair! /  by Ross Burach.
A giraffe's day goes from bad to worse when every animal he encounters mistakes him for a chair.


Con Tango son tres / de Justin Richardson y Peter Parnell ; ilustrado por Henry Cole ; traducción, Sandra Senra Gómez y Óscar Senra Gómez.

Con Tango son tres /  de Justin Richardson y Peter Parnell ; ilustrado por Henry Cole ; traducción, Sandra Senra Gómez y Óscar Senra Gómez.
At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches. Based on a true story.


¡Mi maestra es un monstruo! (no es cierto) / Peter Brown ; [traducción, Luis Bernardo Pérez].

¡Mi maestra es un monstruo! (no es cierto) /  Peter Brown ; [traducción, Luis Bernardo Pérez].
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.


Mayday mouse / Seb Braun.

Mayday mouse /  Seb Braun.
When Captain Mouse sets sail on a bright, sunny day with a birthday present for her brother, little does she know the sea-going perils she will have to face! Her cheerful, optimistic nature refuses to be downcast by storms, caves, rocks and shipwrecks. Resourceful and inventive, she's able to save the day - with just a little help from her friends!--Provided by publisher.


Yokki and the Parno Gry / Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby ; illustrated by Marieke Nelissen.

Yokki and the Parno Gry /  Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby ; illustrated by Marieke Nelissen.
When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures.


Farm babies / H.A. Rey.

Farm babies /  H.A. Rey.
Mother animals' babies are shown when the reader lifts a flap that reveals the rest of the illustration.


Whose house? / H.A. Rey.

Whose house? /  H.A. Rey.


Mighty, mighty construction site / Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld.

Mighty, mighty construction site /  Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld.
Told in rhyming text, Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane Truck, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer will all need to work together as they tackle their biggest job yet--a massive building.


Not quite narwhal / Jessie Sima.

Not quite narwhal /  Jessie Sima.
Born deep in the ocean, Kelp is not like the other narwhals and one day, when he spies a creature on land that looks like him, he learns why.


Mama, look! / by Patricia Murphy ; illustrated by David Diaz.

Mama, look! /  by Patricia Murphy ; illustrated by David Diaz.
Baby creatures and their mothers discover the world around them.


You don't want a unicorn! / written by Ame Dyckman ; illustrated by Liz Climo.

You don't want a unicorn! /  written by Ame Dyckman ; illustrated by Liz Climo.
A child wishes for a unicorn without knowing how unruly they are as pets--


Bob, not Bob! / by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick ; illustrated by Matthew Cordell.

Bob, not Bob! /  by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick ; illustrated by Matthew Cordell.
When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob, ' who happens to be the family dog--


Antoinette / words by Kelly DiPuccio ; pictures by Christian Robinson.

Antoinette /  words by Kelly DiPuccio ; pictures by Christian Robinson.
Raised in a family of talented bulldogs, Antoinette the poodle wonders what makes her special. She gets the chance to prove herself and find what she's good at when puppy Ooh-la-la goes missing--


Great, now we've got barbarians! / Jason Carter Eaton ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.

Great, now we've got barbarians! /  Jason Carter Eaton ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.
HUMOROUS STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). An untidy kid sets off a pest invasion like no other in this boisterously fun picture book about the perils of messy habits. Playing and having fun is a kid s job, right? Cleaning up is a parent's job, right? Why do grown-ups make such a fuss about tidiness and cleanliness, anyway? What s the worst that could happen? A couple of ants pass through? A lone little mouse pays a midnight call? No big deal, right? Right? Author Jason Carter Eaton and illustrator Mark Fearing are here to caution you that being a slob might in fact be a big deal a really big deal. Maybe even a BARBARIAN-size deal! This outrageously absurd cautionary tale might just make you think twice about the cupcake crumbs in your bed and the half-eaten cheese curls behind the sofa. After all, you could end up with an infestation of barbaric proportions!. Ages 5+


Bear likes jam / Ciara Gavin.

Bear likes jam /  Ciara Gavin.
In their blended family, Mama Duck worries when Bear eats too much jam, but when the ducklings play a game with their vegetables, Bear starts to eat the strange green things on his plate.


 

 

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