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Bear's winter party / Deborah Hodge ; pictures by Lisa Cinar.

Bear's winter party /  Deborah Hodge ; pictures by Lisa Cinar.
Bear loves his forest home, but sometimes he gets lonely. It's hard being the biggest animal around. As the days grow shorter and autumn turns to winter, Bear springs into action and comes up with a festive plan to make friends with all the other forest creatures.--Publisher.


Build it! things that fly : make supercool models with your Lego classic set / Jennifer Kemmeter.

Build it! things that fly : make supercool models with your Lego classic set / Jennifer Kemmeter.
Presents picture-based instructions for building a variety of flying machines using a classic LEGO set.


B.U.R.P. strikes back / by Wendy Mass and Michael Brawer ; illustrated by Keith Frawley.

B.U.R.P. strikes back /  by Wendy Mass and Michael Brawer ; illustrated by Keith Frawley.
Eight-year-old Archie Morningstar, his father, and the talking cat Pockets travel to Akbar's Floating Rest Stop, where Pockets is going to receive an award for bravery. But when all the tuna fish (Pockets's favorite food) goes missing, they must discover who is behind the nefarious plot--


Noah Webster's fighting words / Tracy Nelson Maurer ; illustrated by Mircea Catusanu ; edited by Noah Webster, Esq..

Noah Webster's fighting words /  Tracy Nelson Maurer ; illustrated by Mircea Catusanu ; edited by Noah Webster, Esq..
Describes the life and times of the man made famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language.


Water's children / written by Angèle Delaunois ; illustrated by Gérard Frischeteau ; translated by Erin Woods.

Water's children /  written by Angèle Delaunois ; illustrated by Gérard Frischeteau ; translated by Erin Woods.
Around the world, water appears in many forms: a snowflake, an oasis, the stream from a faucet, monsoon rain. In Water's Children, twelve young people describe what water means to them. The descriptions are as varied as the landscapes the speakers inhabit, but each of them also expresses, in their own language, a universal truth: Water is life.--Amazon.


The street beneath my feet / Charlotte Guillain and Yuval Zommer.

The street beneath my feet /  Charlotte Guillain and Yuval Zommer.
This book, constructed on one continuous folded page, explores the layers of the Earth from human-made structures like sewers, subways and archeological finds, down through various formations of rock, to the Earth's core and back up again.


The gold leaf / Kirsten Hall ; illustration by Matthew Forsythe.

The gold leaf /  Kirsten Hall ; illustration by Matthew Forsythe.
When the forest animals find a gold leaf, they fight about who gets to have it.


The unbreakable code / Jennifer Chambliss Bertman.

The unbreakable code  /  Jennifer Chambliss Bertman.
Could the Mark Twain books hidden through Book Scavenger contain clues about the string of recent arson fires plaguing the city? And will Emily and James uncover the mystery before the arsonist comes after them?--


The door in the alley / Adrienne Kress ; illustrated by Matthew C. Rockefeller.

The door in the alley /  Adrienne Kress ; illustrated by Matthew C. Rockefeller.
A shy boy's life is sent spiraling into adventure after a fateful day when he discovers a pig in a small hat and returns it to its home at the mysterious Explorers Club.


Remy Sneakers vs. the Robo-rats / by Kevin Sherry.

Remy Sneakers vs. the Robo-rats /  by Kevin Sherry.
There has been a break in at the Science Museum, and the chief suspect is Remington Raccoon, commonly known as Remy Sneakers, so with the help of Stix the mouse, and other city critters, Remy sets out to discover the truth--and the Critter Crew finds themselves up against a criminal mastermind and his army of robo-rodents.


Share, big bear, share! / by Maureen Wright ; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.

Share, big bear, share! /  by Maureen Wright ; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.
Big bear has a pail of berries that his friends would like him to share. He doesn't pay attention well, so each time the tree tells him to share he does something different.


The Bad Guys in The furball strikes back ; Aaron Blabey.

The Bad Guys in The furball strikes back ;  Aaron Blabey.
The Bad Guys are about to have a very bad day! Mr. Wolf and his bad buddies have messed with the wrong guinea pig--one who is secretly an evil mad scientist. And, the nasty little furball wants revenge! Will they survive? Will they be heroes? And will they ever stop trying to eat each other? It's time for the Bad Guys to spring into action!


Gabriela speaks out / by Teresa E. Harris.

Gabriela speaks out /  by Teresa E. Harris.
Gabby runs in the school election with the hope that she can stop the tradition of older students pranking the sixth graders, but she'll have to beat the confident and popular Aaliyah in order to win.


Shine! / story by Patrick McDonnell ; art by Naoko Stoop.

Shine! /  story by Patrick McDonnell ; art by Naoko Stoop.
A starfish named Little Hoshi struggles to find happiness in her underwater ocean world and wishes she could be a star in the sky, but with the help of her ocean friends, she discovers the shine within--


Curious George plays soccer / Margaret and H.A. Rey ; written by Monica Perez ; illustrated in the style of H. A. Rey by Anna Grossnickle Hines.

Curious George plays soccer /  Margaret and H.A. Rey ; written by Monica Perez ; illustrated in the style of H. A. Rey by Anna Grossnickle Hines.
After accidentally ruining his friend's soccer game, Curious George enrolls in a soccer camp where he learns about the rules of the game and makes some mischief for the team.


Looking up! : the science of stargazing / by meteorologist Joe Rao ; illustrated by Mark Borgions.

Looking up! : the science of stargazing / by meteorologist Joe Rao ; illustrated by Mark Borgions.
Did you know that comets are sometimes called hairy stars? Or that if you saw a sunset on the moon, the sun would look white because the moon doesn't have an atmosphere? You'll learn this and much more as you become an expert on the objects in the sky--Publisher.


Louise Trapeze will not lose a tooth / by Micol Ostow ; illustrated by Brigette Barrager.

Louise Trapeze will not lose a tooth /  by Micol Ostow ; illustrated by Brigette Barrager.
A young circus performer has a habit of losing things but she is determined to keep her very loose tooth.


Macy and the king's tournament / written by Rebecca L. Schmidt.

Macy and the king's tournament /  written by Rebecca L. Schmidt.
When the biggest party of the year is organized to celebrate the king's birthday, Macy becomes discouraged by royal duties that prevent her from participating in a competition between the Nexo Knights and the Tighty Knighties.


Paddington's day off / Michael Bond ; illustrated by R.W. Alley.

Paddington's day off /  Michael Bond ; illustrated by R.W. Alley.
When Paddington and Mr. Gruber decide to take a day off, they share a day of exploration and discovery in the city with Jonathan and Judy.


Work, dogs, work : a highway tail / James Horvath.

Work, dogs, work : a highway tail / James Horvath.
Duke and his construction crew of worker dogs race to build and repair a highway from the city to the beach.


Deep in the woods : a folk tale / Christopher Corr.

Deep in the woods : a folk tale / Christopher Corr.
A retelling of the traditional Russian folk tale in which a little mouse makes a perfect home in the woods. One by one other animals are welcomed to share the home until the little house is full. All the animals live happily together until the day a bear wants to squeeze in too.


Shorty & Clem / Michael Slack.

Shorty & Clem /  Michael Slack.
Meet Shorty & Clem! Shorty is a really short dinosaur. A shortysaurus, to be exact. Clem is a blue quail. A quail is some kind of bird. While Clem is out, a package arrives at the door with his name on it. Shorty gets super excited and finds the box irresistible. What's inside? A race car&trampoline&bongos&monkeys? He REALLY wants to open it but, he knows that it's Clem's. Should he open the box? Of course not! Instead, he jumps on it like a trampolineTHUMP!and bangs on it like a drumBOOM BADA BOOM!until he finally opens it. That's when Clem comes home. Shorty is sure he's done something terrible, but Clem proves to him that best friends are the best surprises of all.


Cats in the city / by Tom Watson ; illustrations by Ethan Long based on original sketches by Tom Watson.

Cats in the city /  by Tom Watson ; illustrations by Ethan Long based on original sketches by Tom Watson.
While admiring the view of the city from his friend Edith's apartment, Stick Cat notices that Hazel, the bagel maker, is in danger across the alley, and he devises a plan to rescue her.


Project best friend / Chrissie Perry.

Project best friend /  Chrissie Perry.
Struggling with dynamic emotions and a desire to be perfect, Penelope Kingston resolves to find a best friend and discovers the importance of relaxing and not trying too hard when the task proves to be more difficult than anticipated.


Wonderful you : an adoption story / by Lauren McLaughlin, illustrated by Meilo So.

Wonderful you : an adoption story / by Lauren McLaughlin, illustrated by Meilo So.
Adoptive parents promise to fill their new baby girl's life with love, security, and adventure.


Hand over hand / by Alma Fullerton ; illustrated by Renné Benoit.

Hand over hand /  by Alma Fullerton ; illustrated by Renné Benoit.


Holly's day at the pool / concept and pictures by Benson Shum ; words by Carol Arrow.

Holly's day at the pool /  concept and pictures by Benson Shum ; words by Carol Arrow.
Holly the hippo is fearful about going to the pool with her father and sister, but when Dottie's toy pig sinks to the bottom, Holly comes to the rescue.


Kings of the castle / Victoria Turnbull.

Kings of the castle /  Victoria Turnbull.
George wants to build a sand castle that would turn any monster green, but when he meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn.


Sea Monkey & Bob / Aaron Reynolds ; illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi.

Sea Monkey & Bob /  Aaron Reynolds ; illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
A seamonkey who is afraid of sinking and a pufferfish afraid of floating to the surface conquer their fears by sticking together.


Hello stars / Alena Pitts with Wynter Pitts.

Hello stars /  Alena Pitts with Wynter Pitts.
Discovering that the life in the spotlight she always desired is harder than anticipated, Lena struggles to enjoy everyday activities with her younger sisters and trusts in faith and family to see her through.


Ugly cat & Pablo / Isabel Quintero ; with illustrations by Tom Knight

Ugly cat & Pablo /  Isabel Quintero ; with illustrations by Tom Knight
Ugly cat and Pablo couldn't be more different, but when these two mejor amigos come together, there are loads of laughs, slithery misunderstandings, and tasty treats.


Moo moo in a tutu / by Tim Miller.

Moo moo in a tutu /  by Tim Miller.
A cow who wants to be a ballerina? Are you for real? This is a hilarious, one-of-a-kind friendship story between an adventurous cow and a very loyal duck that will have you quacking up all the way through and applauding for more.


Shawn loves sharks / Curtis Manley ; pictures by Tracy Subisak.

Shawn loves sharks /  Curtis Manley ; pictures by Tracy Subisak.
Shawn loves sharks with all his heart, so when his nemisis, Stacy, is assigned sharks for the big class project, Shawn is not happy--


Quest for the golden arrow / by Carrie Jones.

Quest for the golden arrow /  by Carrie Jones.
In the enchanted town of Aurora, Annie, one of the last of a magical line of humans who can control time, and her mystical creature friends must save Annie's beloved new guardian, Miss Cornelia, from the wicked Raiff.


The cat book / Silvia Borando.

The cat book /  Silvia Borando.
Say hello to your new cat. You can tickle his chin and hear him purr. But wait - was that a raindrop? Don't let him get wet! -- Page 4 of cover.


The dog book / Lorenzo Clerici

The dog book /  Lorenzo Clerici
Say hello to your new dog. You can rub his belly and teach him to play fetch. Uh-oh! Where's he been? What a muddy mess! -- Page [4] of cover.


The treasure box / Margaret Wild ; illustrated by Freya Blackwood.

The treasure box /  Margaret Wild ; illustrated by Freya Blackwood.
When war forces people to flee their homes, young refugee Peter carries a cherished family possession throughout a difficult period of survival before reflecting on its importance years later.


Double or nothing : with the two and only Kelly twins / Johanna Hurwitz ; illustrated by Tuesday Mourning.

Double or nothing : with the two and only Kelly twins / Johanna Hurwitz ; illustrated by Tuesday Mourning.
Cherishing everything about being identical twins, Arlene and Ilene are astonished when they discover that they do not share everything in like manner, from ice cream preferences to favorite nail polish colors.


The thing Lou couldn't do / written and illustrated by Ashley Spires.

The thing Lou couldn't do /  written and illustrated by Ashley Spires.


Genevieve's war / by Patricia Reilly Giff.

Genevieve's war /  by Patricia Reilly Giff.
In August 1939 Genevieve makes an impulsive decision not to get on train to take her to boat back New York and must spend the duration of World War II with her grandmother in a small village in Alsace, France, where she becomes involved with the French resistance--


Give bees a chance / words & pictures by Bethany Barton.

Give bees a chance /  words & pictures by Bethany Barton.
In this nonfiction picture book an enthusiastic bee-loving narrator tries to convince a bee-phobic friend that our fuzzy, flying neighbors are our friends--we should all give bees a chance!--


Respect your ghosts : a Sergio story / John Bemelmans Marciano and Sophie Blackall.

Respect your ghosts : a Sergio story / John Bemelmans Marciano and Sophie Blackall.
It's Sergio's job to take care of Bis Bis, the ancestor spirit who lives upstairs. Unfortunately, it's hard to satisfy all the ghost's demands and still keep Sergio's mother happy--Provided by publisher.


Different? Same! / written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick.

Different? Same! /  written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick.


Daddy cuddle / written by Kate Mayes ; illustrated by Sara Acton.

Daddy cuddle /  written by Kate Mayes ; illustrated by Sara Acton.
Young bunny rises early and is eager to start the day, but will Daddy ever wake up?--


Hug me, please! / Przemyslaw Wechterowicz ; [illustrations], Emilia Dziubak.

Hug me, please! /  Przemyslaw Wechterowicz ; [illustrations], Emilia Dziubak.
While on a walk through the forest, Daddy Bear and Little Bear decide it would be nice to give hugs to all the other animals they meet.


If my love were a fire truck : a daddy's love song / by Luke Reynolds ; illustrated by Jeff Mack.

If my love were a fire truck : a daddy's love song / by Luke Reynolds ; illustrated by Jeff Mack.
A rhyming celebration of the love between a father and son--


You and me, me and you / Miguel Tanco.

You and me, me and you /  Miguel Tanco.
The wonder of being a dad is on display in this touching tribute to fathers. After all, the connection between a father and child yields a lifetime of learning and love. In You and Me, Me and You, that special bond is honored through poignant, tenderly rendered illustrated vignettes: a father and son walk together, discuss life amid a city's bustle, play, and, perhaps most profoundly, grow, side by side. Bright pops of Pantone yellow infuse each spread with joy, and a cloth spine adds an irresistible specialness. At once a treasured Father's Day gift and a year-round I love you, parents and children will delight in this celebration of a supremely meaningful relationship.--


Animals, do too! : how they behave just like you / written by Etta Kaner ; illustrated by Marilyn Faucher.

Animals, do too! : how they behave just like you / written by Etta Kaner ; illustrated by Marilyn Faucher.


Lands of long ago / Amanda Wood & Mike Jolley ; illustrated by Frances Castle.

Lands of long ago /  Amanda Wood & Mike Jolley ; illustrated by Frances Castle.
Encourages readers to learn about world history from the Stone Age to the pirates of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by searching for anachronisms in each historical scene.


The magnificent book of animals / illustrated by Val Walerczuk ; written by Tom Jackson.

The magnificent book of animals /  illustrated by Val Walerczuk ; written by Tom Jackson.


Fearless food : allergy-free recipes for kids / by Katrina Jorgensen.

Fearless food : allergy-free recipes for kids / by Katrina Jorgensen.
Presents easy-to-make recipes for children with food allergies, including breakfasts, desserts, and snacks.


Welcome to Bear Country / Mike Berenstain.

Welcome to Bear Country /  Mike Berenstain.
Take a tour of Bear Country with the Berenstain Bears as they show Cousin Tex around all the wonderful sights in this bargain-priced paperback storybook. They visit everything from Bear Town, museums, caves, and even Bear Country's most prized highlightthe Old Honey Tree!--


A river / by Marc Martin.

A river /  by Marc Martin.
Gazing at the river outside her window, a child imagines all the places the river could take her from the city all the way to the ocean, and dreams of all that she would see.


The Tapper twins go viral / Geoff Rodkey.

The Tapper twins go viral /  Geoff Rodkey.
Twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper race to become more popular on social media sites in order to win a high-stakes bet--


Lumberjanes Volume 6, Sink or swim / written by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh ; illustrated by Carey Pietsch ; colors by Maarta Laiho ; letters by Aubrey Aiese.

Lumberjanes Volume 6, Sink or swim /  written by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh ; illustrated by Carey Pietsch ; colors by Maarta Laiho ; letters by Aubrey Aiese.
A crazy storm is coming and the Lumberjanes have to help their counselor Seafarin' Karen get her boat back from some renegade selkies.


Big Nate : what's a little noogie between friends? / by Lincoln Peirce.

Big Nate : what's a little noogie between friends? / by Lincoln Peirce.
Nate counts on his friends Teddy, Francis, and Chad to cheer him up when things don't go his way, including when his soccer team loses to a team with a sixty-game winless streak and his crush suddenly moves across the country.


Five little ducks / by James Dean.

Five little ducks /  by James Dean.
Sing along with Pete the Cat in his groovy adaptation of the classic children's song Five Little Ducks.--Page 4 of cover.


Fruits in suits / Jared Chapman.

Fruits in suits /  Jared Chapman.
Different types of fruits going to the pool look at some of the different types of suits a fruit can wear.


If I were a kangaroo : a bedtime tale / by Mylisa Larsen ; illustrated by Anna Raff.

If I were a kangaroo : a bedtime tale / by Mylisa Larsen ; illustrated by Anna Raff.
This bedtime book envisions the bedtime rituals of different animals.


Splatypus / by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen ; illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic.

Splatypus /  by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen ; illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic.
Lonely Platypus tries looking for animals to play with, but he cannot find where he belongs until he happens upon the seashore.


Waiting for Sophie / Sarah Ellis ; illustrated by Carmen Mok.

Waiting for Sophie /  Sarah Ellis ; illustrated by Carmen Mok.


I like, I don't like / written by Anna Baccelliere ; illustrated by Ale+Ale.

I like, I don't like /  written by Anna Baccelliere ; illustrated by Ale+Ale.
Children have different reactions to the same object due to their circumstances--


Bloom / Deborah Diesen ; pictures by Mary Lundquist.

Bloom /  Deborah Diesen ; pictures by Mary Lundquist.
A mother and child plant flower bulbs in the fall, wait through the winter, and see them bloom in the spring.


Why did the farmer cross the road? / written by Brooke Herter James ; illustrated by Mike Herrod.

Why did the farmer cross the road? /  written by Brooke Herter James ; illustrated by Mike Herrod.
While Donkey tries to convince Farmer that all the other animals have left the farm, chickens, goats, and even a cow are enjoying rides and contests at a fair.


The Nuts : keep rolling! / by Eric Litwin ; illustrated by Scott Magoon.

The Nuts : keep rolling! / by Eric Litwin ; illustrated by Scott Magoon.
Hazel and Wally want to be big and tall so they start rolling, picking up mud and goo that makes them seem bigger but leads to a series of problems they can avoid only if they keep rolling.


Andrew the seeker : a graphic novel / Lee Nordling & Scott Roberts.

Andrew the seeker : a graphic novel / Lee Nordling & Scott Roberts.
In this wordless graphic novel, Andrew sets out on a game of hide-and-seek with a friendly forest monster. Andrew is so focused--and the monster is so tricky--that Andrew cannot find it even when it is hiding in plain sight--


The blue hour / by Isabelle Simler.

The blue hour /  by Isabelle Simler.
Animals, birds, and even flowers of blue hues color their landscapes, from the Arctic to the jungle, as they enjoy a moment of peace in the hour between day and night.


My kicks : a sneaker story! / words by Susan Verde ; pictures by Katie Kath.

My kicks : a sneaker story! / words by Susan Verde ; pictures by Katie Kath.
Unable to convince his mother that his torn, stained, and smelly sneakers are irreplaceable, a young boy realizes that new sneakers have advantages, too.


Peeper and Zeep / Adam Gudeon.

Peeper and Zeep /  Adam Gudeon.
Peeper, a chick who has injured his wing, and Zeep, an alien who has crashed his spaceship, hope Frog, an inventor can help them return to their homes--


Harper and the scarlet umbrella / Cerrie Burnell ; illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.

Harper and the scarlet umbrella /  Cerrie Burnell ; illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.
Harper lives in the City of Clouds with her Great Aunt Sassy and her beloved cat Midnight. When Midnight goes missing, together with all the cats of the neighborhood, Harper realizes that only her magical scarlet umbrella can help her find him...


The amazing crafty cat / Charise Mericle Harper.

The amazing crafty cat /  Charise Mericle Harper.
Sometimes school can be scary and even embarrassing, but not today. Today is Birdie's birthday, and everything will be perfect! Birdie's panda-riffic cupcakes are beautiful, and there's one for everyone. She will be the star of the class. But then . . . disaster! A trip and fall on the way to school means no more cupcakes! Who can save the day? Who can make the class smile again? This is a job for Birdie's alter ego . . . the Amazing Crafty Cat! After a quick transformation, Birdie is ready. She's not afraid of sticky paws or paper cuts. She's not afraid of anything, even Anya, the class bully. It's time to get crafting! Includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities--Provided by publisher.


From ant to eagle / Alex Lyttle.

From ant to eagle /  Alex Lyttle.
My name is Calvin Sinclair, I'm eleven years old and I have a confession...I killed my brother. It's the summer before grade 6 and Calvin Sinclair is bored to tears. He's recently moved from a big city to a small town and there's nothing to do. It's hot, he has no friends and the only kid around is his six-year-old brother Sammy who can barely throw a basketball as high as the hoop. So Cal occupies his time by getting his brother to do almost anything: from chasing wasps to tromping through rose bushes. And Sammy is all too eager-- as long as it means getting a Level and moving one step closer to his brothe''s Eagle status. But when Cal meets Aleta Alvarado, a new girl who shares his love for Goosebumps books and adventure, Sammy is pushed aside. Cal feels guilty but not guilty enough to change. At least not until things at home start falling apart and he's left wondering whether Sammy will ever complete his own journey...From Ant, To Eagle.--


Hard rock / Ginger Rue.

Hard rock /  Ginger Rue.
After starting an all-girl rock band with her middle-school friends, thirteen-year-old Tig Ripley struggles to maintain control as leader amid band member crises and boy trouble--


Adventures in Asian art : an afternoon at the museum / by Sue DiCicco with Deborah Clearwaters and the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.

Adventures in Asian art : an afternoon at the museum / by Sue DiCicco with Deborah Clearwaters and the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
Follow three kids as they take an imaginative tour of Asian art through examples found in the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. As the kids wander from exhibit to exhibit, they picture themselves in another time and place as they explore textiles, ceramics, statues, armor, and more. Along the way, they learn a little bit about the cultures, beliefs, and daily life that resulted in these wonderful works of art.


Mapping my day / by Julie Dillemuth, PhD ; illustrated by Laura Wood.

A little girl loves drawing maps -- of her buried treasure, the breakfast table, the route to school, and more -- taking the reader on a journey through her day; a story told in maps. This book inspires readers to create their own maps and diagrams, gaining practice in making drawings with meaningful spatial relationships. Includes note to parents and mapping activities--


The adventures of Kung Fu Robot Volume 1, How to make a peanut butter, jelly & kung fu sandwich / art & story by Jason Bays.

The adventures of Kung Fu Robot Volume 1, How to make a peanut butter, jelly & kung fu sandwich /  art & story by Jason Bays.
Kung Fu Robot is an international machine of mystery and the savior of all things awesome and cool. He's the world record holder for ice cream sandwiches eaten in one sitting, the reigning champion of continuous nunchucking, and once won a bronze medal for the simultaneous stomach rubbing and head patting. Together with his 9-year old sidekick, Marvin, he faces his arch-nemesis, Kung Pow Chicken: a robotically-enhanced, foul fowl bent on destroying the city's peanut butter and jelly supply. Kung Fu Robot and Marvin must save the day ... and their lunches!


Batgirl : new hero of the night / by Matthew K. Manning ; illustrated by Patrick Spaziante.

Batgirl : new hero of the night / by Matthew K. Manning ; illustrated by Patrick Spaziante.
Barbara Gordon grew up idolizing Batman, the masked vigilante who protected her home of Gotham City. As she got older, she realized that one person wasn't enough to protect all the people of Gotham from the city's widespread crime-and she was ready to step up and help. Readers will find out how Barbara became Batgirl, how she uses technology to fight crime, and what super-villains she has encountered.


Musnet Volume 3, the flames of the limelight / Kickliy.

Musnet Volume 3, the flames of the limelight /  Kickliy.
Musnet must deal with his adoptive family's possible eviction, the illness of his old teacher, and the challenge of a new commission all at the same time.


The giant jumperee / written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.

The giant jumperee /  written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
A baby frog scares the other animals.


Forest's first home / Tara Zann ; [illustrations by Naomi Romero].

Forest's first home /  Tara Zann ; [illustrations by Naomi Romero].
A shy girl teaches a wild boy everything about modern living so he can impress Gam Gam at a family dinner--


Guardians of the Galaxy : collect them all / Corinne Duyvis.

Guardians of the Galaxy : collect them all / Corinne Duyvis.
It's an identity crisis for the Guardians of the Galaxy: Someone has stolen pieces of Groot and grown doubles of the leafy hero! More Groots, more fun, right? Wrong--with each new Groot, the homegrown original weakens. Now the Guardians must hunt down his missing pieces before his memories--and his life--fade away forever. The search takes them to the heart of the warlike Kree Empire, where they find the thief: a kid named Kiya, whose secret may change Gamora's life forever. --


I am Fartacus / by Mark Maciejewski.

Meet Chub. He's a lot like you ... if you're a short, (accidentally) bald kid who spends your life plotting to take down your middle-school nemesis. Chub knows he'll never be one of the cool kids--and he doesn't care. All he wants is to show everyone that class hero Archer 'The Arch' Norris isn't the great guy everyone thinks he is. Armed with embarrassing photos, a pair of the Arch's dirty underwear, and a talent for mischief that would make any supervillain proud, Chub sets out to bring down the Arch's empire of lies in a winner-takes-all final showdown. The one thing that's not part of the plan? Becoming the most unlikely hero that Alanmoore Middle School's ever seen--Page 4 of cover.


Rulers of the playground / Joseph Kuefler.

Rulers of the playground /  Joseph Kuefler.
One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom . . . Everyone except for Lennox . . . because she wanted to rule the playground, too. A gloriously rendered, hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics.


The song of glory and ghost / N. D. Wilson ; illustrations by Forrest Dickison.

The song of glory and ghost /  N. D. Wilson ; illustrations by Forrest Dickison.
Sam Miracle never thought that his future could lie in the past. But after leaping through centuries at the side of a mystical time walker, Sam and his best friend, Glory, know that the next morning's sun could belong to yesterday as easily as tomorrow. But no day is safe. Since the Vulture escaped, Sam and Glory's greatest nemesis has left no time nor place unmarked by his path of destruction. At least Sam and Glory have Peter, the youngest version of their mentor, Father Tiempo, to help repair the sands of time... until they don't. Determined to save their friend from the Vulture's clutches, Sam and Glory put their trust in Ghost, a creature from before time itself. But now, the sidekick must fill the legend's shoes, the hero must play backup, and the powers they have yet to discover might just hold the key to protecting every last second for eons to come. --


Fair ball / Derek Jeter with Paul Mantell.

Fair ball /  Derek Jeter with Paul Mantell.
Derek is juggling finals and a baseball tournament during the last few weeks of school, but when his friend Dave starts ignoring him, Derek's perfect summer starts to look less fun--


Under locker and key / by Allison K. Hymas.

Under locker and key /  by Allison K. Hymas.
Eleven-year-old Jeremy Wilderson teams up with his rival crime fighter to stop the stealing spree that's wreaking havoc on Scottsville Middle School--


Rosie and Crayon / Deborah Marcero.

Rosie and Crayon /  Deborah Marcero.


Ellie in concert / by Mike Wu.

Ellie in concert /  by Mike Wu.
Since Ellie the elephant saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organize the animals into an orchestra--


Out of the box / Jemma Westing ; illustrator, Edward Byrne.

Out of the box /  Jemma Westing ; illustrator, Edward Byrne.
Provides step-by-step instructions for creating objects out of such cardboard materials as boxes and tubes, including a zebra mask, a theater, a penguin family, and a pirate ship.


The book of mistakes / Corinna Luyken.

The book of mistakes /  Corinna Luyken.
As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress--


A horse named Steve / written and illustrated by Kelly Collier.

A horse named Steve /  written and illustrated by Kelly Collier.
Steve is a fine horse, begins Kelly Collier s clever picture book. But he thinks he could be finer. He wants to be EXCEPTIONAL. When Steve finds a beautiful gold horn lying on the ground in the forest, he realizes he has found his path to the exceptional! He immediately ties the horn to the top of his head and prances off to show his friends. Not everyone is impressed, but most of his friends agree Steve and his horn are indeed exceptional. In fact, many of his friends are so inspired, they decide to tie items to the tops of their heads as well. So when Steve discovers his horn has suddenly gone missing, he s devastated and frantically searches everywhere to find it. He won t be exceptional without his horn! Or will he?--


Kitchen disco / written by Clare Foges ; illustrated by Al Murphy.

Kitchen disco /  written by Clare Foges ; illustrated by Al Murphy.


Mr. Postmouse takes a trip / written and illustrated by Marianne Dubuc.

Mr. Postmouse takes a trip /  written and illustrated by Marianne Dubuc.
The post office is closed, and that means it's time for Mr. Postmouse and his family to take a vacation. Of course, he'll need to bring along a few parcels -- a postmouse's rounds are never done! -- as he and Mrs. Mouse, Milo, Lulu and Pip set off on an around-the-world tour. Doing whatever it takes to reach their destinations (including traveling by hot-air balloon, cruise ship and camel!), the intrepid mouse family treks from the forest to the sea, the desert to the ice field, finding adventure, new discoveries and animal friends at every far-flung stop. And all along the way, Mr. Postmouse never misses a delivery!--


The official DC super hero joke book / by Sarah Parvis, Michael Robin, and Noah Smith.

The official DC super hero joke book /  by Sarah Parvis, Michael Robin, and Noah Smith.
Knock knock. Who's there? It's your favorite DC super heroes sharing more than 600 puns, knock-knocks, one-liners, riddles, gags, tongue twisters, and more!


Reformed / Justin Weinberger.

Reformed /  Justin Weinberger.
Ian Hart has always been the kid most likely to be bullied, which is why he appreciates having agressive Devon as a friend--but when one of Devon's pranks goes terribly wrong Ian finds himself the youngest student in the Juvenile Academy for Noncompliant and Underachieving Students, otherwise know as reform school, and somehow he is going to have to learn how to stand up for himself.


You are three / Sara O'Leary ; artwork by Karen Klassen.

You are three /  Sara O'Leary ; artwork by Karen Klassen.
So much changes in the third year of life! This charming read-aloud-the final in the You Are series-touches on the remarkable milestones in a baby's third year, giving a whimsical and imaginative look at the many discoveries and achievements toddlers experience. From playing make-believe to their saying their ABCs to chatting up a storm, You Are Three takes the reader on a delightful journey of exploration.--


Newton's rainbow : the revolutionary discoveries of a young scientist / Kathryn Lasky ; pictures by Kevin Hawkes.

Newton's rainbow : the revolutionary discoveries of a young scientist / Kathryn Lasky ; pictures by Kevin Hawkes.
A picture-book biography of young Isaac Newton, who discovered gravity, developed calculus, and uncovered the secrets of light and color--


CatStronauts : race to Mars / by Drew Brockington.

CatStronauts : race to Mars / by Drew Brockington.
With national pride and valuable scientific research on the line, the CatStronauts race against the CosmoCats and others to be the first cats to Mars--


The big book of beasts / words and pictures, Yuval Zommer ; beast expert, Barbara Taylor.

The big book of beasts /  words and pictures, Yuval Zommer ; beast expert, Barbara Taylor.
An animal fact book includes trivia on creatures from around the world, detailing their behaviors, physical characteristics, and life cycles.


The music of life : Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano / by Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.

The music of life : Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano / by Elizabeth Rusch ; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.
Presents the life of the inventor of the piano, explaining why, how, and when he created the musical instrument.


When I grow up, I want to be myself / written by A. Cole ; illustrated by Lea Embeli.

When I grow up, I want to be myself /  written by A. Cole ; illustrated by Lea Embeli.


Find Mom's wok / written by Hung Hee Kim ; illustrated by Jung Ah Noh.

Find Mom's wok /  written by Hung Hee Kim ; illustrated by Jung Ah Noh.
Shao Ming is given the responsibility of bring her mother's favorite wok to her uncle's house for a feast. Along the way, she stops to watch a dragon festival dance--and soon realizes that she has lost the wok. Includes information about China and its cuisine.


Noodleheads see the future / by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss ; illustrated by Tedd Arnold.

Noodleheads see the future /  by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss ; illustrated by Tedd Arnold.
Inspired by folktales about fools from around the world, brothers Mac and Mac Noodlehead exasperate Uncle Ziti, are fooled by their friend Meatball, and make a garden for their mother.


Bees : a honeyed history / by Piotr Socha.

Bees : a honeyed history / by Piotr Socha.
One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the debt that humans owe this vital species. With beautifully accessible illustrations depicting everything from bee anatomy to the essentials of honey making, readers will be captivated by the endless wonders of this seemingly small speck of the animal kingdom.--


 

 

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