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Wake up, color pup / Taia Morley.

Wake up, color pup /  Taia Morley.
A bright yellow bird promises to bring adventure to sleepy Pup's gray world. As Pup follows his new friend on a walk, each discovery ignites a new feeling and corresponding color, until Pup is saturated with them. But when a storm comes, Pup's color is drained as fear sweeps through him. Only his curious yellow friend remains bright, and encourages him to keep his chin up, play, and carry on!


In the quiet, noisy woods / Michael J. Rosen ; illustrated by Annie Won.

In the quiet, noisy woods /  Michael J. Rosen ; illustrated by Annie Won.
A forest's quiet chorus of chirps, clicks, and chits change to loud scree-scree-screeches and other noises as two rambunctious wolf pups, separated from their pack, scamper and chase.


Button and Bundle / by Gretchen McLellan ; illustrated by Gillian Flint.

Button and Bundle /  by Gretchen McLellan ; illustrated by Gillian Flint.
Button, very sad and lonely after moving away from her first and best friend, Bundle, feels better after sending her doll, Petal, back to Bundle and her doll, Rose.


The book in the book in the book / Julien Baer ; Simon Bailly ; [translated from French by Elizabeth Law]

The book in the book in the book /  Julien Baer ; Simon Bailly ; [translated from French by Elizabeth Law]
When Thomas finds a book while on vacation, it takes him on grand adventures on the beach, in the Alps, and in outer space.


Wordy Birdy meets Mr. Cougarpants / written by Tammi Sauer ; illustrated by David Mottram.

Wordy Birdy meets Mr. Cougarpants /  written by Tammi Sauer ; illustrated by David Mottram.
When Wordy Birdy and her friends go on a camping trip, they get an unexpected visit from Mr. Cougarpants. Can Wordy Birdy talk herself out of a becoming dinner?--


L. Frank Baum's the Wonderful Wizard of Oz / retold by Stephanie Clark ; art by Mike Byrne.

L. Frank Baum's the Wonderful Wizard of Oz /  retold by Stephanie Clark ; art by Mike Byrne.


Dollop and Mrs. Fabulous / Jennifer Sattler.

Dollop and Mrs. Fabulous /  Jennifer Sattler.
When Dollop joins her sister, Lily, for a tea party, rules get in the way of fun but soon Lily's concern for manners and Dollop's ninja skills come together.


Peppa Pig and the career day.

Peppa Pig and the career day.
It is Career Day at Peppa's school and people from all around town are visiting her class to talk about their jobs.


Ernestine's milky way / by Kerry Madden-Lunsford ; illustrated by Emily Sutton.

Ernestine's milky way /  by Kerry Madden-Lunsford ; illustrated by Emily Sutton.
In Maggie Valley, North Carolina, in the 1940s, Ernestine, who is five years old and a big girl, carries fresh milk to needy neighbors through thickets, down paths, and over a barbed-wire fence, despite her fears.


The unbudgeable curmudgeon / Matthew Burgess ; illustrated by Fiona Woodcock.

The unbudgeable curmudgeon /  Matthew Burgess ; illustrated by Fiona Woodcock.
Have you ever seen a curmudgeon that looks like your brother, but is in such a bad mood you hardly recognize him? You can try all the peanut butter sandwiches and brownies you have, but he is not moving. Nothing works, especially nudging, and he just makes you so grumpy that eventually you have no choice but to fight back--and then... Have you ever become a curmudgeon that just won't budge?--Amazon.


Noah builds an ark / Kate Banks ; illustrated by John Rocco.

Noah builds an ark /  Kate Banks ; illustrated by John Rocco.
While his family readies his townhouse for an approaching storm, boarding up windows and laying in groceries, Noah heads to the back garden, where beetles are burrowing deeper into the bark and mice are stuffing their hole with moss. Quickly and efficiently, Noah sets to work building an ark for them and other backyard creatures - salamanders and toads, snakes and spiders, even brightly colored hummingbirds. Setting out fistfuls of nuts and leaves, berries and seeds, the boy props a flashlight inside and arranges some miniature furniture for the animals to sit or sleep on. Come, Noah whispers to his friends just as his mother calls him inside and the dark storm roars in.--Amazon.com.


The chickens are coming! / Barbara Samuels.

The chickens are coming! /  Barbara Samuels.
Sophie and Winston are excited about raising chickens in their backyard in the city, but when will there be eggs?


Charlotte the scientist finds a cure / written by Camille Andros ; illustrated by Brianne Farley.

Charlotte the scientist finds a cure /  written by Camille Andros ; illustrated by Brianne Farley.
Charlotte, a budding bunny scientist, ignores the doubters and confidently finds a cure to the mysterious malady affecting the forest--


B is for baby / Atinuke ; illustrated by Angela Brooksbank.

B is for baby /  Atinuke ; illustrated by Angela Brooksbank.
Atinuke and Angela Brooksbank, creators of the award-winning Baby Goes to Market, pair up again for a bright and beautiful first book of words. B is for Baby. B is for Brother. B is for going to see Baba! One morning after breakfast, Baby's big brother is getting ready to take the basket of bananas all the way to Baba's bungalow in the next village. He'll have to go along the bumpy road, past the baobab trees, birds, and butterflies, and all the way over the bridge. But what he doesn't realize is that his very cute, very curious baby sibling has stowed away on his bicycle. Little ones learning about language will love sounding out the words in this playful, vibrantly illustrated story set in West Africa--Amazon.com.


Angry cookie / Laura Dockrill ; [illustrated by] Maria Karipidou.

Angry cookie /  Laura Dockrill ; [illustrated by] Maria Karipidou.
Cookie has woken up on the wrong side of the bed and is very angry. You want to know why? Well, you'd have to keep reading to find out, but now Cookie's calling you annoying and telling you to mind your own business. If by chance you do stick around, you might hear about a certain roommate's terrible musical skills, why you should never let your barber try out a new look, how it's impossible to find a hat that fits a cookie, and why an ice-cream parlor that's out of your favorite treat can be a source of desolation. Then there's the matter of a hungry bird who tries to snack on you. . . . Propelled by quirky humor and woes that every young child can relate to, Angry Cookie suggests that sometimes the best way to cheer up a grumpy lump is simply by being there -- and lending your ears.--Amazon.


One is a pinata / by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrations by John Parra.

One is a pinata /  by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrations by John Parra.
In rhyming text, Hispanic children count the things, like pinatas and maracas, that can be seen in their neighborhood.


You are new / by Lucy Knisley.

You are new /  by Lucy Knisley.
A world of being new is waiting--exciting, cool, and fascinating! Napping, crying, cuddling, playing, making friends, exploring--such a wealth of experiences await each new life.--Page [2] of cover.


Who has wiggle-waggle toes? / by Vicky Shiefman ; illustrated by Francesca Chessa.

Who has wiggle-waggle toes? /  by Vicky Shiefman ; illustrated by Francesca Chessa.
Children are invited to move their bodies in this interactive, call-and-response story--


Louisa May Alcott's little women / retold by Mandy Archer ; art by Ela Smietanka.

Louisa May Alcott's little women /  retold by Mandy Archer ; art by Ela Smietanka.
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy don't have a lot of money, but they are rich in love. Will that be enough to see the sisters through? -- back cover.


Squirrel's family tree / by Beth Ferry ; illustrated by A.N. Kang.

Squirrel's family tree /  by Beth Ferry ; illustrated by A.N. Kang.
What makes an oak tree an oak tree and what makes a squirrel a squirrel? In Squirrel's Family Tree, things aren't always what they seem. As squirrel searches for, finds, and hides her acorn treasures beneath the shadows of the great oak trees in the forest, little does she know the role she plays in creating the very environment she forages in.--


Honeysmoke : a story of finding your color / Monique Fields ; illustrated by Yesenia Moises.

Honeysmoke : a story of finding your color / Monique Fields ; illustrated by Yesenia Moises.
A young biracial girl searches for the perfect color word to describe herself.


Bim, Bam, Bop...and Oona / Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrations by Larry Day.

Bim, Bam, Bop...and Oona /  Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrations by Larry Day.
Oona is the last duck to the pond every morning, but when her frog friend Roy reminds her how gifted she is with gadgets, Oona gets busy inventing crafty ways to get there first.


Tiny T. Rex and the impossible hug / by Jonathan Stutzman ; illustrated by Jay Fleck.

Tiny T. Rex and the impossible hug /  by Jonathan Stutzman ; illustrated by Jay Fleck.
Tiny T. Rex wants to cheer up his friend, Pointy, with a hug, but he is frustrated because even as he gets bigger, his arms remain too small for proper hugging--but he is determined to practice, even when he gets into trouble.


Not your nest! / Gideon Sterer ; illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi.

Not your nest! /  Gideon Sterer ; illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi.
Bird builds the perfect nest, the only problem is everyone else wants to sleep in it!--


The bear, the piano, the dog, and the fiddle / by David Litchfield.

The bear, the piano, the dog, and the fiddle /  by David Litchfield.
Hugo the dog becomes the star of an all-animal band after learning to play his best friend Hector's fiddle, and despite Hector's jealousy, remains grateful to the man who gave him his start.


Olive & Pekoe : in four short walks / story by Jacky Davis ; pictures by Giselle Potter.

Olive & Pekoe : in four short walks / story by Jacky Davis ; pictures by Giselle Potter.
Playful puppy Pekoe and his good friend, Olive, an old dog with short legs, have different approaches as they enjoy a visit to the park, get caught in a thunderstorm, meet a chipmunk, and face a bully.


Pirate chicken : all hens on deck / words by Brian Yanish ; pictures by Jess Pauwels.

Pirate chicken : all hens on deck / words by Brian Yanish ; pictures by Jess Pauwels.
Barnyard chicken Lily realizes her dream of becoming a pirate but when she turns into the feared Redfoot, her crew stages a mutiny and Lily may have to squawk the plank.


Celebrate you! / by Sherri Duskey Rinker ; illustrations by A.N. Kang.

Celebrate you! /  by Sherri Duskey Rinker ; illustrations by A.N. Kang.
This charming new picture book celebrates all the small but important milestones on the way to growing up, from the first wobbly baby steps to the time when they're ready to leave the nest.


Just read! / by Lori Degman ; illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov.

Just read! /  by Lori Degman ; illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov.
Rhyming text celebrates reading in its many forms as it follows a diverse group of children who read wherever and whenever they can.


Crescendo / written by Paola Quintavalle ; illustrated by Alessandro Sanna.

Crescendo /  written by Paola Quintavalle ; illustrated by Alessandro Sanna.
Throughout her pregnancy, a mother lovingly talks to her growing baby about the wonderful milestones he or she is experiencing. Includes developmental facts.


Because / score by Mo Willems ; performance by Amber Ren.

Because /  score by Mo Willems ; performance by Amber Ren.
A series of events, some seemingly very insignificant, lead to a young girl attending a life-changing concert.


The second sky / written by Patrick Guest ; illustrated by Jonathan Bentley.

The second sky /  written by Patrick Guest ; illustrated by Jonathan Bentley.
From the moment he is hatched, Gilbert the penguin dreams of flying one day and, despite being discouraged by family members, finally finds a way to do just that.


When you're scared / by Andrée Poulin ; illustrated by Veronique Joffre.

When you're scared /  by Andrée Poulin ; illustrated by Veronique Joffre.
A hungry little bear is trapped inside a dumpster. His distraught mama bear can't fish him out. Thankfully, a boy and his mother, camping nearby, come to the rescue. Although everyone in this story is scared, they are able to act with courage and compassion--showing readers that it's OK to be scared. This simple, moving story is told with variations on a single phrase: He was scared. Readers are encouraged to be observant and put together the pieces of narrative, based on visual cues such as expressions, body language, and details hidden in the colourful illustrations. A simple, beautiful picture book that normalizes fear, with the repetition of just one sentence!--


Pinocchio / Carlo Collodi ; written and retold by Clare Lloyd ; illustrated by Giuseppe Di Lernia.

Pinocchio /  Carlo Collodi ; written and retold by Clare Lloyd ; illustrated by Giuseppe Di Lernia.
Pinocchio, a wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy.


My happy year by E. Bluebird / Paul Meisel.

My happy year by E. Bluebird /  Paul Meisel.
Narrative non-fiction, in journal form, relates the first year in the life of an Eastern bluebird.--


Count with me : 1 to 10 / Ana Palmero Cáceres.

Count with me : 1 to 10 / Ana Palmero Cáceres.
Learning to count using numbers using the designs from the baskets of the Ye'kuana people who live in southern Venezuela.--


When you are brave / by Pat Zietlow Miller ; illustrated by Eliza Wheeler.

When you are brave /  by Pat Zietlow Miller ; illustrated by Eliza Wheeler.
Relates how to find your courage and use it when life seems frightening or you start something new.


Circle / by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen.

Circle /  by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen.
When Triangle breaks the rule about not hiding behind the waterfall while playing hide-and-seek with Circle and Square, Circle must rescue him.


Another / Christian Robinson.

Another /  Christian Robinson.
A young girl and her cat take an imaginative journey into another world--


My whirling, twirling motor / by Merriam Sarcia Saunders, LMFT ; illustrated by Tammie Lyon.

My whirling, twirling motor /  by Merriam Sarcia Saunders, LMFT ; illustrated by Tammie Lyon.
A young boy with ADHD feels like he is constantly driven by a 'motor.' He is constantly getting in trouble, even when he is not trying to be naughty. But his mom helps him focus on the things he does right each day--


Wings / written by Cheryl B. Klein ; illustrated by Tomie dePaola.

Wings /  written by Cheryl B. Klein ; illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
Follows a baby bird on its first flight, one that starts cautiously and ends with delight.


The quiet boat ride and other stories / Sergio Ruzzier.

The quiet boat ride and other stories /  Sergio Ruzzier.
Fox enjoys quiet boat rides and watching the sunrise, but Chick is noisy and hyperactive and frequently disrupts their adventures--nevertheless they remain friends and enjoy their time together.


Over the rooftops, under the moon / JonArno Lawson ; [illustrated by] Nahid Kazemi.

Over the rooftops, under the moon /  JonArno Lawson ; [illustrated by] Nahid Kazemi.
A bird meditates on what it means to be alone and what it means to be together.


Animal babies like to play / words byJennifer Adams ; pictures by Mary Lundquist.

Animal babies like to play /  words byJennifer Adams ; pictures by Mary Lundquist.
Animal babies from Alligator to Zebra play, explore, and wonder in this celebration of children in all their glorious diversity.--


A friend for Henry / by Jenn Bailey ; illustrated by Mika Song.

A friend for Henry /  by Jenn Bailey ; illustrated by Mika Song.
Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with.


Remarkably you / written by Pat Zietlow Miller ; illustrated by Patrice Barton.

Remarkably you /  written by Pat Zietlow Miller ; illustrated by Patrice Barton.
Rhyming text encourages young readers to discover what they are good at and use it to make a difference in big ways or in small ones.


One-stop story shop / by Tracey Corderoy ; illustrated by Tony Neal.

One-stop story shop /  by Tracey Corderoy ; illustrated by Tony Neal.
When a knight's story of battling a dragon is stalled by the dragon's vacation, he discovers the One-Stop Story Shop, which might be what he needs to finish his tale, but maybe not exactly the way he had planned.


Mary wears what she wants / Keith Negley.

Mary wears what she wants /  Keith Negley.
Once upon a time (but not too long ago), girls only wore dresses. And only boys wore pants. Until one day, a young girl named Mary had a bold idea: She would wear whatever she wanted. And she wanted to wear pants! Inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants, this fresh, charming picture book encourages readers to think for themselves while gently challenging gender and societal norms.


Dress like a girl / written by Patricia Toht ; illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean.

Dress like a girl /  written by Patricia Toht ; illustrated by Lorian Tu-Dean.
Explores the concept of dressing like a girl, in which girls dress in space suits, police officer uniforms, and laboratory coats to prove that girls can be anything they want to be.


Candace center stage / written by Candace Cameron Bure ; illustrated by Christine Battuz.

Candace center stage /  written by Candace Cameron Bure ; illustrated by Christine Battuz.
Candace isn't sure if she wants to be a ballerina and loves her own way of dancing, so when she and the other ballet dancers get stage fright on the night of their recital, she comes up with a solution to help them.


Ninja camp / Sue Fliess ; illustrated by Jen Taylor.

Ninja camp /  Sue Fliess ; illustrated by Jen Taylor.
Pack your bags and grab your gear: you're going to Ninja Camp! Listen closely to the ninja master, who will teach you everything you need to know to become a ninja warrior-but it won't be easy. You'll have to be sly and swift, strong and speedy, and only then will you become a Ninja of the Night! -- Publisher description


Grow grateful / by Sage Foster-Lasser and Jon Lasser, PhD ; illustrated by Christopher Lyles.

Grow grateful /  by Sage Foster-Lasser and Jon Lasser, PhD ; illustrated by Christopher Lyles.
Kiko goes on a school camping trip and learns about gratitude. Includes Reader's Note with contextual advice for caregivers. --


Giraffe asks for help / by Nyasha Chikowore ; illustrated by Janet McDonnell.

Giraffe asks for help /  by Nyasha Chikowore ; illustrated by Janet McDonnell.
Clumsy Gary the Giraffe is disappointed that he still cannot reach the top leaves on trees after turning six, but his friends assure him he is not too old to ask for help.


 

 

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