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Sweet as pie scratch and sniff / written by Courtney Acampora ; illustrated by Mike Jackson.

Sweet as pie scratch and sniff /  written by Courtney Acampora ; illustrated by Mike Jackson.
What are those yummy smells at Butterbean's Café? Nickelodeon Butterbean's Café: Sweet as Pie follows the Bean Team as they bake a fairy special dessert! With five scents to scratch and sniff, this sweet-smelling story follows the fairies as they work together to bake a delicious pie. After reading the story, kids can foldout the easy-to-follow recipe at the end of the book to learn how to bake a pie just like Butterbean and her friends!--Amazon.


Friday Night Wrestlefest / by J.F. Fox ; illustrated by Micah Player.

Friday Night Wrestlefest /  by J.F. Fox ; illustrated by Micah Player.
Ladies and Gentlemen, it's Friday night, and these kids are ready to wrestle! Join Dangerous Daddoo as he dishes out some serious moves to get the kids ready for bed. But what happens when Flying Mom Bomb gets home from work? Are the kids toast?


Vote for our future! / by Margaret McNamara ; illustrations by Micah Player.

Vote for our future! /  by Margaret McNamara ; illustrations by Micah Player.
The students of Stanton Elementary School, which is a polling place, find out all they can about voting and then encourage everyone in their neighborhoods to cast their ballots. Creative nonfiction picture book: includes additional facts and historical details.


Just like a mama / written by Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney-Barlow.

Just like a mama /  written by Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney-Barlow.
Carol Olivia Clementine lives with Mama Rose. Mama Rose is tender and sweet. She is also as stern and demanding as any good parent should be. Though Carol Olivia misses her mother and father, Mama Rose becomes her home. And Carol Olivia concludes that she loves her just like a mama.


Goodbye winter, hello spring / Kenard Pak.

Goodbye winter, hello spring /  Kenard Pak.
In simple text, a young boy watches how nature changes from winter into spring.


Earth hour : a lights-out event for our planet / Nanette Heffernan ; illustrated by Bao Luu.

Earth hour : a lights-out event for our planet / Nanette Heffernan ; illustrated by Bao Luu.
From famous monuments to family homes, it's lights out for everyone around the world who participates in Earth Hour--the annual event that honors energy conservation and addresses climate change by encouraging everyone to turn off their lights for one hour on a specific date each March.--


The lizard / José Saramago ; woodcuts, J. Borges ; translation, Nick Caistor & Lucia Caistor.

The lizard /  José Saramago ; woodcuts, J. Borges ; translation, Nick Caistor & Lucia Caistor.
When a lizard appears in the neighborhood of Chiado, in Lisbon, it surprises passers-by, and mobilizes firefighters and the army--


Equality's call : the story of voting rights in America / written by Deborah Diesen ; illustrated by Magdalena Mora.

Equality's call : the story of voting rights in America / written by Deborah Diesen ; illustrated by Magdalena Mora.
A powerful look at the evolution of voting rights in the United States, from our nation's founding to the present day--


Hosea plays on / by Kathleen M. Blasi ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

Hosea plays on /  by Kathleen M. Blasi ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.
This heartwarming picture book (based on a true story) depicts a day in the life of Hosea Taylor, a musician who--with his charm, talent, and generosity--brought joy to everyone he met. Includes author's note.


Bread for words : a Frederick Douglass story / written by Shana Keller ; illustrated by Kayla Stark.

Bread for words : a Frederick Douglass story /  written by Shana Keller ; illustrated by Kayla Stark.
Frederick Douglass knew that learning to read and write would be the first step in his quest for freedom. Told from first-person perspective and using some of Douglass's own words, this biography draws from his experiences as a young boy and his attempts to learn how to read and write.--


The Arabic quilt : an immigrant story / written by Aya Khalil ; illustrated by Anait Semirdzhyan.

The Arabic quilt : an immigrant story / written by Aya Khalil ; illustrated by Anait Semirdzhyan.
The beautiful story of diversity follows a young girl named Kanzi whose most treasured reminder of her old home provides a pathway for acceptance in her new one.


Lost doggy drama / written by Andra Gillum ; illustrated by Andy Case.

Lost doggy drama /  written by Andra Gillum ; illustrated by Andy Case.
Lost Doggy Drama is the perfect book for anyone who has ever lost a beloved friend. Poor Riley is old and sick. Her little sister Lucy tells the story of the awful day that Riley wandered away. Lucy and the family search and search, but finally realize that maybe Riley doesn t want to be found. Lost Doggy Drama is the story of an old friend who ends things her way, and teaches her family to focus on the happy times they shared.--Amazon.


Love from the crayons / Drew Daywalt ; illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.

Love from the crayons /  Drew Daywalt ; illustrations by Oliver Jeffers.
Discover all the bright colors and shades of love with the crayons.


Lola Dutch : I love you so much / by Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright.

Lola Dutch : I love you so much / by Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright.
Lola Dutch loves all of her animal friends, so when three of them are having a bad day she sets out to help them feel better.


Big Papa and the time machine / by Daniel Bernstrom ; pictures by Shane W. Evans.

Big Papa and the time machine /  by Daniel Bernstrom ; pictures by Shane W. Evans.
Discover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalytus, Eucalyptus Tree) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson who travel through time in a beloved 1952 Ford.


Help wanted : must love books / written by Janet Sumner Johnson ; art by Courtney Dawson.

Help wanted : must love books /  written by Janet Sumner Johnson ; art by Courtney Dawson.
Shailey loves bedtime until her father gets distracted by a new job, so she advertises for a replacement Bedtime Storyteller and finds herself interviewing her favorite fairytale characters.


Overground railroad / Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome.

Overground railroad /  Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome.
A girl named Ruth Anne tells the story of her family's train journey from North Carolina to New York City as part of the Great Migration--


Cézanne's parrot / by Amy Guglielmo ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.

Cézanne's parrot /  by Amy Guglielmo ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Paul Cézanne longs to be a great painter, but even with the advice of his friends Monet and Pissarro, no one, not even his parrot, is impressed with his work.


The bold, brave bunny / by Beth Ferry ; illustrations by Chow Hon Lam.

The bold, brave bunny /  by Beth Ferry ; illustrations by Chow Hon Lam.
After his brothers and sisters ruin his favorite alphabet book, Teetu the bunny has had enough of his big bunny family! When he sneaks off into the night, what he discovers is more marvelous than he ever dreamed. He sees animals and trees and beauty and moonlight, and puts his adventures into a new book he creates all by himself. But soon Teetu tires of being alone, and just as it gets to be too much...a big fluffy surprise comes to save the day!--


On a snow-melting day : seeking signs of spring / Buffy Silverman.

On a snow-melting day : seeking signs of spring / Buffy Silverman.
The world comes to life on a snow-melting day.


Are your stars like my stars? / by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by Heidi Woodward Sheffield.

Are your stars like my stars? /  by Leslie Helakoski ; illustrated by Heidi Woodward Sheffield.
Helps children consider the colors of their everyday lives . . . and imagine how others around the world experience the very same things--


Cool cuts / written & illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.

Cool cuts /  written & illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.
An illustrated, joyful celebration of African-American boys' hairstyles--


Brown sugar babe / by Charlotte Watson Sherman ; illustrated by Akem.

Brown sugar babe /  by Charlotte Watson Sherman ; illustrated by Akem.
When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be! This message of self-love and acceptance uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing --


Pitter pattern / Joyce Hesselberth.

Pitter pattern /  Joyce Hesselberth.
Lu and her friends spot patterns in their daily activities, including patterns found in music, weather, time, play, shapes, nature, math, and language.


One mean ant / written by Arthur Yorinks ; illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier.

One mean ant /  written by Arthur Yorinks ; illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier.
An astonishingly disagreeable ant meets his match in this pitch-perfect picture book comedy from Arthur Yorinks and Sergio Ruzzier. Was there ever an ant as mean as this mean ant? Not likely. This ant is so mean that leaves fall off trees when he walks by. This ant is so mean that grapes shrivel when he looks at them. But when this mean ant finds himself lost in the desert and meets a fly that defies explanation . . . well, nothing is the same again. With this first in a planned trilogy, celebrated picture book creators Arthur Yorinks and Sergio Ruzzier team up for a hilariously slapstick tale that will make a raucous read-aloud for any storytime.


Bonnie & Ben rhyme again / Mem Fox ; illustrated by Judy Horacek.

Bonnie & Ben rhyme again /  Mem Fox ; illustrated by Judy Horacek.
Siblings Bonnie and Ben impress Skinny Doug with their ability to recite nursery rhymes.--


Boxitects / Kim Smith.

Boxitects /  Kim Smith.
Meg goes to Maker School to hone her talent for building with boxes, but when Simone, another boxitect, arrives they become so competitive they nearly fail in the annual Maker Match.


 

 

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