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A difficult thing : the importance of admitting mistakes / Silvia Vecchini ; artist, Sualzo.

A difficult thing : the importance of admitting mistakes / Silvia Vecchini ; artist, Sualzo.
Every child, at some point, makes mistakes and must learn to deal with and admit those mistakes. This charming, two-tone, wordless comic deals with that very lesson and shows just how powerful the word sorry is. This beautifully rendered volume is a good lesson for children and adults alike.


Daniel misses someone / adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; based on the screenplay written by Mary Jacobson ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.

Daniel misses someone /  adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; based on the screenplay written by Mary Jacobson ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.
When I miss you, there are things I can do. Daniel misses Grandpere, who lives far away. Until the next time they can see each other, Daniel draws pictures, writes letters, and sends care packages to Grandpere. Even when they're apart, there are many ways for Daniel to say 'I love you'!--Back cover.


Amah faraway / by Margaret Chiu Greanias ; illustrated by Tracy Subisak.

Amah faraway /  by Margaret Chiu Greanias ; illustrated by Tracy Subisak.
Nervous about visiting her grandmother in Taipei, Taiwan, a young girl soon adjusts to her unfamiliar surroundings and enjoys the adventure.


The Berenstain Bears gifts of the Spirit : love / Mike Berenstain ; based on the characters created by Stan and Jan Berenstain.

The Berenstain Bears gifts of the Spirit : love / Mike Berenstain ; based on the characters created by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear love their family. They also love their neighbors! But when the cubs meet folks who talk and dress differently, will they love and accept them, too? -- Page [4] of cover.~A faith-based story about the joy of loving family, friends, and neighbors gently introduces young readers to the topic of diversity and love.


Thingamabob / Marianna Coppo.

Thingamabob /  Marianna Coppo.
What is a thingamabob? A thingamabob can be anything . . . and so can you! A sweet, empowering picture book about self-discovery from the acclaimed author-illustrator of Petra. In the beginning, the universe was one great big thing. Then that thing exploded into gobs and gobs of thingamabobs. All of the thingamabobs had a purpose . . . all except for one small, shapeless thingamabob. No one knew what it was for. It wasn't this or that. It wasn't here or there. What's the use of this thingamabob? But everything changes for Thingamabob when it makes a friend in the park. And Thingamabob realizes that if you aren't one thing . . . you can be everything!--


Chloe's special family : a story about adoption / by Nancy Loewen ; art by Elisa Paganelli.

Chloe's special family : a story about adoption / by Nancy Loewen ; art by Elisa Paganelli.
The Richardson's are having a big family reunion and Chloe can't wait to meet her new baby cousin. But as everyone is gushing over baby Braeden, Chloe can't help but feel different. She doesn't have the Richardson nose like Braeden and she doesn't have the Richardson chin either. She doesn't have them because Chloe was adopted. Chloe doesn't feel like a Richardson at all, until her parents come over and play her tell me again game to remind her how special and loved she is. This sensitive story aims to help children understand and cope with situations that could potentially be upsetting, such as adoption.--Amazon.


Love is for roaring / by Mike Kerr ; illustrated by Renata Liwska.

Love is for roaring /  by Mike Kerr ; illustrated by Renata Liwska.
With help from his friend Mouse, Lion explores different and sometimes unconventional ways to express his love.


The Berenstain Bears gifts of the Spirit : Family / Mike Berenstain.

The Berenstain Bears gifts of the Spirit : Family / Mike Berenstain.
It's Brother Bear's birthday, and he's having a party! He can't wait to eat cake and ice cream. But he's more excited about seeing family members from far away, like Uncle Tex and Aunt May!--


Still mine / written by Jayne Pillemer ; illustrated by Sheryl Murray.

Still mine /  written by Jayne Pillemer ; illustrated by Sheryl Murray.
But what happens when the person you love is gone? Your heart hurts and you miss them, but even though your eyes can't see them anymore and your arms can't hug them, they are still there, still yours to love ... just in a different way--


5-minute Marvel stories.

5-minute Marvel stories.
Heroes. Legends. Protectors! This padded storybook collection features 12 stories: Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel join forces to defeat a dangerous foe, Kate Bishop proves there's room for two Hawkeyes, Jane Foster wields Thor's hammer, and more! Each action-packed adventure paired with colorful illustrations on every page--featuring Marvel's newest heroes and fan favorites--can be read aloud in just five minutes. Perfect for cuddle time, bedtime, or anytime!


Pig and Horse and the something scary / Zoey Abbott.

Pig and Horse and the something scary /  Zoey Abbott.
With charming illustrations, subtle whimsy, and a gentle approach to serious themes, Pig and Horse and the Something Scary acknowledges the fears and worries that children can feel in their bodies and minds. It encourages heartfelt conversations about emotional challenges, while also exploring the power of a supportive, caring friend. --


Peacock and Sketch / by Allan Peterkin ; illustrations by Sandhya Prabhat.

Peacock and Sketch /  by Allan Peterkin ; illustrations by Sandhya Prabhat.
A fame-seeking peacock discovers the fleeting nature of social stardom and the importance of real-world friendship. Includes note to parents on the benefits and risks of social media and how fame cannot replace friendship.


I'm growing great / written and illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.

I'm growing great /  written and illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.
Girls' growth and positivity are celebrated in this garden-themed inspirational book--


Who are your people? / written by Bakari Sellers ; illustrated by Reggie Brown.

Who are your people? /  written by Bakari Sellers ; illustrated by Reggie Brown.
When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, Who are your people? and Where are you from? In these pages is a timeless celebration of the individuals and experiences that help shape young children into the most remarkable and unique beings that they can be.


Where is Bina Bear? / Mike Curato.

Where is Bina Bear? /  Mike Curato.
Tiny is having a party, but Bina Bear is nowhere to be found. Is that Bina hiding under a lampshade? It looks like Bina . . . but it must be a lamp. Is that Bina beneath the fruit bowl? It could be . . . but it's probably just a table. Searching for Bina, Tiny realizes something is wrong--and sets out to make it right.


Playing with lanterns / by Wang Yage; illustrated by Zhu Chengliang; translated by Helen Wang.

Playing with lanterns /  by Wang Yage; illustrated by Zhu Chengliang; translated by Helen Wang.
Zhao Di and her friends are excited to go out at night with their paper lanterns and celebrate Chinese New Year. Each holding a unique colorful lantern with a lit candle inside, they admire the breathtaking colors while doing their best to avoid the wind and the sneaky boys in the village. Every night, until the fifteenth day of New Year, Zhao Di and her friends take part in this fun tradition, experiencing the thrill of nighttime in their village. And then--it's time to smash the lanterns! In this cheerful book first published in China, readers are invited along with Zhao Di and her friends as they experience all the joy and excitement of this folk Chinese custom. Details about the paper lantern tradition are also included in an author's note at the end of the book--Google Books.


Friends are friends, forever / written by Dane Liu ; illustrated by Lynn Scurfield.

Friends are friends, forever /  written by Dane Liu ; illustrated by Lynn Scurfield.
Just before Chinese New Year, Dandan discovers that her family is moving to America, far away from her best friend Yueyue; before they leave Yueyue gives her a stack of red paper and a spool of string so she can share the art of paper cutting with Americans--and when Chinese New Year comes around again Dandan remembers Yueyue's gift and introduces her new friend Christina to this ancient art.


Shahrzad and the angry king / Nahid Kazemi.

Shahrzad and the angry king /  Nahid Kazemi.
In this contemporary reimagination of the Scheherazade tale, a young girl imagines herself zooming off in a toy airplane to confront an angry king, telling him countless stories and making him reflect on the kind of leader he really wants to be.


Let's be friends : in English and Spanish / by René Colato Laínez ; illustrated by Nomar Perez = Seamos amigos : en inglés y español / por René Colato Laínez ; ilustrado por Nomar Perez.

Let's be friends : in English and Spanish / by René Colato Laínez ; illustrated by Nomar Perez = Seamos amigos : en inglés y español / por René Colato Laínez ; ilustrado por Nomar Perez.
Two boys, an English speaker and a Spanish speaker, paint together and learn about colors at school.


George's race car / adapted by Rebecca Gerlings and Cala Spinner.

George's race car /  adapted by Rebecca Gerlings and Cala Spinner.
Peppa and George are inside watching television on a sunny day when Granny Pig sends them outside to play. Grandpa Pig builds George his very own racecar and Peppa and George soon discover that real-life racing is better than watching it on television!--


No one is angry today / Toon Tellegen ; Marc Boutavant, translated by David Colmer.

No one is angry today /  Toon Tellegen ; Marc Boutavant, translated by David Colmer.
'Maybe we don't have it in us to get really angry, said the squirrel. The animals looked at each other and frowned. Nobody knew what Firebelly's anger felt like. Maybe it wasn't like their idea of anger at all. Maybe it was more like when they were happy! You never know, they thought... More stories from the world of the acclaimed The Day No One Was Angry --


Delphine Denise and the Mardi Gras prize / Brittany Mazique ; illustrated by Sawyer Cloud.

Delphine Denise and the Mardi Gras prize /  Brittany Mazique ; illustrated by Sawyer Cloud.
Delphine Denise Debreaux loves everything about the New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration, especially riding bikes with her friends in the parade, but this year she is determined to win the prize for best float, with or without them. Includes notes about Mardi Gras and New Orleans.


Inside the suitcase / Clotilde Perrin ; translated by Daniel Hahn.

Inside the suitcase /  Clotilde Perrin ; translated by Daniel Hahn.
Away behind the hills you'll find a charming little house. Who's inside? Knock knock... A boy packing his suitcase. Lift the flaps to see what he takes, and travel with him over oceans and mountains, under water and into the forest--Publisher's website.


Millions of Maxes / by Meg Wolitzer ; illustrated by Micah Player.

Millions of Maxes /  by Meg Wolitzer ; illustrated by Micah Player.
Max's room has his name all over it--on his blanket and night light and wall. His parents call him The One and Only Max. And so, he is in for a big surprise at the playground one day, when he hears Max, time to go home! and two other kids come running. He's not the one and only after all! But when he decides to help one of the other Maxes find her missing toy, he discovers that there are other ways to be special, and that he can appreciate the specialness of his new Max friends just as much as his own--


 

 

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