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Hush, little bunny / David Ezra Stein.

Hush, little bunny /  David Ezra Stein.
A father rabbit offers messages of nuturing protection and comfort to his baby.


Hands up! / Breanna J. McDaniel ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

Hands up! /  Breanna J. McDaniel ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.
A young girl lifts her hands up in a series of everyday moments before finally raising her hands in resistance at a protest march--


Dragon night / J.R. Krause.

Dragon night /  J.R. Krause.
Georgie is afraid of the dark, but after an adventure with a dragon that is afraid of the knight in the book where he normally dwells, both are ready to sleep.


Sea bear : a journey for survival / written and illustrated by Lindsay Moore.

Sea bear : a journey for survival / written and illustrated by Lindsay Moore.
A polar bear waits patiently for spring when the ice breaks up, but after months of hunting, paddling, and resting on ice floes, summer ends and the bear must swim very far to find land. Includes facts about polar bears and the effect of climate change on their environment.


How to give your cat a bath in five easy steps / Nicola Winstanley ; John Martz.

How to give your cat a bath in five easy steps /  Nicola Winstanley ; John Martz.
A little girl and her cat make an escalating mess while respectively trying to follow and resist the cat-bathing instructions of a bossy narrator.


Cheerful chick / by Martha Brockenbrough ; illustrated by Brian Won.

Cheerful chick /  by Martha Brockenbrough ; illustrated by Brian Won.
Told in rhyme, Chick hatched from her egg wanting to cheer, and lead a barnyard cheering team, but Pig, Cow, and the other animals are not interested--so unless she can find some other cheerers Chick will just have to cheer alone.


The cars and trucks book / by Todd Parr.

The cars and trucks book /  by Todd Parr.
Illustrations and simple text reveal many things that cars and trucks like to do, from just being on the road to helping keep the planet clean. Includes safety tips.


Chilly da Vinci / J. Rutland.

Chilly da Vinci /  J. Rutland.
When one of Chilly da Vinci's inventions separates a chunk of ice from his home iceberg, he must invent something quickly to get himself and the other penguins back home. --


Fearless Mary : Mary Fields, American stagecoach driver / Tami Charles ; illustrated by Claire Almon.

Fearless Mary : Mary Fields, American stagecoach driver / Tami Charles ; illustrated by Claire Almon.
The true story of Mary Fields, aka Stagecoach Mary, a trailblazing African American woman who helped settle the American West.--Provided by the Publisher.


Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins / Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn.

Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins / Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn.
Presents the story of a remarkable pioneer, who was the first African American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, in a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States.


Unicorn (and Horse) / David Miles ; illustrated by Hollie Mengert.

Unicorn (and Horse) /  David Miles ; illustrated by Hollie Mengert.
Everyone loves Unicorn, but next to him, Horse feels plain, grumpy, and unloved ... until Unicorn is kidnapped, and only Horse can save him.


True colors / written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly ; illustrated by Sarah Walsh.

True colors /  written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly ; illustrated by Sarah Walsh.
An illustrated presentation of the 1986 song in which a child who is lonely and discouraged discovers the love that surrounds and shines through us all.


I need a hug / Aaron Blabey.

I need a hug /  Aaron Blabey.
A little porcupine just wants a hug, but all the other animals shy away from his prickly spikes--except for a snake.


Super Satya saves the day / story by Raakhee Mirchandani ; pictures by Tim Palin.

Super Satya saves the day /  story by Raakhee Mirchandani ; pictures by Tim Palin.
Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But her day takes a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends and be the true hero everyone knows she is? Super Satya Saves The Day introduces Satya, a precocious Indian-American superhero.--


The snowflake mistake / Lou Treleaven & Maddie Frost.

The snowflake mistake /  Lou Treleaven & Maddie Frost.
While the Snow Queen runs an errand, Princess Ellie is left in charge of the snowflake machine and when the machine breaks down, she must find a new way to make snowflakes.


Finding a dove for Gramps / Lisa J. Amstutz ; pictures by Maria Luisa Di Gravio.

Finding a dove for Gramps /  Lisa J. Amstutz ; pictures by Maria Luisa Di Gravio.
As a boy and his mother participate in the annual bird count, he misses his grandfather, who went south for the winter, and watches especially for Gramps' favorite bird. Includes facts about the history and purpose of the Christmas Bird Count, how to participate, and a bird checklist.


Captain's log: snowbound / Erin Dionne ; illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler.

Captain's log: snowbound /  Erin Dionne ; illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler.
Excited to give his report on explorer Ernest Shackleton in school, and frustrated by a monstrous snowstorm that has left his family and city snowbound, a boy imagines himself on a voyage where he and his crew (his family) are trapped by the ice, just like his favorite explorer and the ship Endurance. --


A big help / Daniel Fehr ; Benjamin Leroy.

A big help /  Daniel Fehr ; Benjamin Leroy.
Badger has lost his favorite teddy and his best friend Bear wants to be a big help in finding it.


Pea pod lullaby / Glenda Millard ; illustrated by Stephen Michael King.

Pea pod lullaby /  Glenda Millard ; illustrated by Stephen Michael King.
Escaping flames and barbed wire, a mother, a baby, a boy, and a dog flee into a sailboat and set off to sea.


A song for Gwendolyn Brooks / Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by Xia Gordon.

A song for Gwendolyn Brooks /  Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by Xia Gordon.
A collection of poems profiles the Chicago author who gave voice to the urban African American experience in the twentieth century.


Tintinnabula / Margo Lanagan ; illustrated by Rovina Cai.

Tintinnabula /  Margo Lanagan ; illustrated by Rovina Cai.
In wild times and in wartime, in times of fear and illness, I goto Tintinnabula, where soft rains fall. Tintinnabula is a story about moving from discomfort to peace, from violence and uncertainty to a still, sure place. It reminds us that our best friend in hard times can often be ourselves.


The neighbors / Einat Tsarfati ; translated from Hebrew by Annette Appel.

The neighbors /  Einat Tsarfati ; translated from Hebrew by Annette Appel.
As she climbs the seven stories to her own apartment, a little girl imagines what happens behind every door she passes.


In blossom / Cheon Yooju.

In blossom /  Cheon Yooju.


Paddington at St. Paul's / Michael Bond ; illustrated by R. W. Alley.

Paddington at St. Paul's /  Michael Bond ; illustrated by R. W. Alley.
Paddington Bear's adventures never go quite as planned. But that doesn't mean they aren't filled with fun and laughter! When Mr. Gruber takes Paddington on a special outing to St. Paul's Cathedral, there is one surprise after another. And the biggest surprise of all comes when Paddington is mistaken for a choir bear and suddenly finds himself taking part in a most unusual rehearsal.


Romeosaurus and Juliet Rex / Mo O'Hara ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner.

Romeosaurus and Juliet Rex /  Mo O'Hara ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner.
Romeosaurus, who comes from a family of herbivores, befriends Juliet Rex, who comes from a family of carnivores, and they must find a way to be together despite their warring families.


Woke baby / Mahogany L. Browne ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III.

Woke baby /  Mahogany L. Browne ; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III.
For all the littlest progressives, waking up to seize a new day of justice and activism. Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world. This lyrical and empowering book is both a celebration of what it means to be a baby and what it means to be woke. With bright playful art, Woke Baby is an anthem of hope in a world where the only limit to a skyscrapper is more blue.--Publisher's description.


Follow me down to Nicodemus town : based on the history of the African American pioneer settlement / A. LaFaye ; illustrated by Nicole Tadgell.

Follow me down to Nicodemus town : based on the history of the African American pioneer settlement / A. LaFaye ; illustrated by Nicole Tadgell.
When Dede sees a notice offering land for black people in Kansas, her family decides to quit sharecropping and become homesteading pioneers.


Miss Pinkeltink's purse / written by Patty Brozo ; illustrated by Ana Ochoa.

Miss Pinkeltink's purse /  written by Patty Brozo ; illustrated by Ana Ochoa.
Miss Pinkeltink carries everything she owns in her purse, but she happily gives things away to people who need them; when Zoey realizes Miss Pinkeltink sleeps in the park she decides to change that.


Chicken talk / words by Patricia MacLachlan ; pictures by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.

Chicken talk /  words by Patricia MacLachlan ; pictures by Jarrett J. Krosoczka.
From Newbery Medalist MacLachlan and New York Times-bestselling illustrator Krosoczka comes a cheeky and heartwarming picture book about chickens who scratch messages around the farm for their humans to find--resulting in surprise, chaos, and plenty of fun.--Publisher's description.


I wish it would snow! / Sarah Dillard.

I wish it would snow! /  Sarah Dillard.
When a small rabbit becomes impatient wishing for the winter season and some snow, he gets much more than expected.


Operation Rescue Dog / by Maria Gianferrari ; illustrated by Luisa Uribe.

Operation Rescue Dog /  by Maria Gianferrari ; illustrated by Luisa Uribe.
At the same time seven-year-old Alma, lonely and desperately missing her mother, decides to rescue a dog as a surprise for Mami's return, a scared pup named Lulu is rescued by volunteers from the side of the highway, and is eagerly awaiting a place to call home.


I can fly / Fifi Kuo.

I can fly /  Fifi Kuo.
Little Penguin wants to fly like the other birds but cannot, no matter how hard he tries, until his father helps him see what makes penguins special.


Love you more / by Gary Urda ; illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell.

Love you more /  by Gary Urda ; illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell.
Parents tell their child that, although they once thought they knew about love, their child's presence in their lives has taught them what true love is.


Twinkle / Katharine Holabird and Sarah Warburton.

Twinkle /  Katharine Holabird and Sarah Warburton.
It's Twinkle's first day at The Fairy School of Magic and Music, and she can't wait to make spells like all the other fairies. But Twinkle keeps forgetting the magic words, and her spells go from bad to worse!--Publisher description.


Loving hands / Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Amy June Bates.

Loving hands /  Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Amy June Bates.
Hands wave hello, hands hold, hands heal. Hands say, I am here for you always. In simple, stirring rhymes, author Tony Johnston pens a timeless ode to parenthood. The small moments and quiet scenes that make up childhood--learning to clap, planting a garden, waving good-bye on the first day of school--fill the pages of this gentle tale, capturing the reassurance and love that parents hand their children every day. Warm illustrations by Amy June Bates show a young boy reaching for his mother's hand as he grows older and more independent . . . until, perhaps, he can be the one to offer love and support with hands that say, I am here for you always. An eloquent look at the passage of time and the power of connection and care, this book is a heartfelt gift for loved ones at any and all milestones in life--Provided by publisher.


If da Vinci painted a dinosaur / written by Amy Newbold ; pictures by Greg Newbold.

If da Vinci painted a dinosaur /  written by Amy Newbold ; pictures by Greg Newbold.
Amy Newbold writes on nineteen artists' styles while Greg Newbold illustrates the different artists such as Edgar Degas' dinosaur ballerinas, Cassius Coolidge's dinosaurs playing Go Fish, and Hokusai's dinosaurs surfing a giant wave.


Mia and Luis. = Luis y Mia / L.J. Zimmerman & Monica Reyna; Illustrated by Marce Gomez

Mia and Luis. = Luis y Mia / L.J. Zimmerman & Monica Reyna; Illustrated by Marce Gomez


How do you do? / Larissa Theule ; illustrated by Gianna Marino.

How do you do? /  Larissa Theule ; illustrated by Gianna Marino.
All Water Buffalo and Crane can think about is how hot it is, day after day, until Goat arrives, dancing and leading them on an adventure.


Isle of you / David LaRochelle ; illustrated by Jaime Kim.

Isle of you /  David LaRochelle ; illustrated by Jaime Kim.
Some days are harder to get through than others, but when you're sad, or lonely, or angry, it helps to remember these words: the Isle of You. Take a moment to shake off your worries, then set sail to a land where your dreams can come true. Soar on the back of an eagle, hunt for treasure, watch dancing polar bears on roller skates -- anything you can imagine is yours. Hopeful and dreamlike, Jaime Kim's paintings illuminate a way for young readers to visualize a brighter, happier mood in this compassionate story by David LaRochelle.--Provided by publisher.


The boy and the giant / David Litchfield.

The boy and the giant /  David Litchfield.
Supposedly, a giant lives in secret in Billy's town, but he thinks it is a tall tale his Grandad likes to tell, until the day he finds himself face-to-face with the giant and Billy must decide if he'll let fear stop him from making a new friend.


Words to love by / by Rick Warren ; illustrations by Ag Jatkowska.

Words to love by /  by Rick Warren ; illustrations by Ag Jatkowska.


Bread lab! / by Kim Binczewski and Bethany Econopouly ; illustrated by Hayelin Choi.

Bread lab! /  by Kim Binczewski and Bethany Econopouly ; illustrated by Hayelin Choi.
Iris's kitchen is transformed into a busy bread lab one Saturday thanks to her favorite aunt, a plant scientist who helps farmers grow grain. Together they make whole wheat sourdough bread with just four ingredients, beginning with a mysterious goo called a starter that's teeming with invisible microbes. To Iris, bread making seems like magic, but it's really science!--


Scout's heaven / Bibi Dumon Tak & Annemarie van Haeringen ; translated by Laura Watkinson.

Scout's heaven /  Bibi Dumon Tak & Annemarie van Haeringen ; translated by Laura Watkinson.
Family members try to answer Little Brother's many questions after their beloved dog, Scout, dies, which brings them all some peace.


Inside the villains / Clotilde Perrin.

Inside the villains /  Clotilde Perrin.
An extraordinary pop-up book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains--the giant, the wolf and the witch--with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and personality cards for each villain. Lift the flaps to see the diabolical thoughts inside the villains' heads, what hides beneath their disguises, or the victims of their last meals (now comfortably settled inside their stomachs!). Read all about each villain on their personality card, which shows strengths and weaknesses, pastimes, physical characteristics, their best meal and--of course--their favorite books. And if the wolf bites your fingers while you're reading, you can always pull his tail ...


Who eats orange? / written by Dianne White ; illustrated by Robin Page.

Who eats orange? /  written by Dianne White ; illustrated by Robin Page.
A unique exploration of different animals' favorite foods and what color those foods are.--


The duchess and Guy : a rescue-to-royalty puppy love story / Nancy Furstinger ; illustrated by Julia Bereciartu.

The duchess and Guy : a rescue-to-royalty puppy love story / Nancy Furstinger ; illustrated by Julia Bereciartu.
Guy the beagle, adopted from a shelter, must find a place for himself in an English palace when his mother marries Prince Harry, whose grandmother is very fond of dogs.


Planting stories : the life of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré / words by Anika Aldamuy Denise ; illustrations by Paola Escobar.

Planting stories : the life of librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré / words by Anika Aldamuy Denise ; illustrations by Paola Escobar.
From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a gorgeous and lyrical story about Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who changed the world--


The bell rang / James E. Ransome.

The bell rang /  James E. Ransome.
A slave family is distressed when they discover their son Ben has run away.


 

 

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