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Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated / Becky Birtha ; pictures by Maja Kastelic.

Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated / Becky Birtha ; pictures by Maja Kastelic.
Children who have a parent in prison express their feelings of sadness, anger, worry, and embarrassment and suggest that talking to others and keeping in contact with the missing parent helps them deal with the situation.


Argyle Fox / Marie LeTourneau.

Argyle Fox /  Marie LeTourneau.
When the wind interferes with everything grumpy Argyle Fox tries to play outside, his mother quietly suggests he think of something made for a windy day.


There's a bug on my book! / written and illustrated by John Himmelman.

There's a bug on my book! /  written and illustrated by John Himmelman.
Made to be read by a child while lying on the grass, a variety of insects and other creatures appear on each page. Children tip, tap, and turn pages to discover how these animals move--


The tree : a fable / by Layton Neal.

The tree : a fable / by Layton Neal.
A little fable about how cutting down one tree can negatively affect the different forms of life that use the tree for their needs and protection.


Tricked / Jen Calonita.

Tricked /  Jen Calonita.
Gilly's little sister Anna lands in reform school just in time to greet the strict new headmaster.


Animal journeys / written by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle.

Animal journeys /  written by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle.
Discover how animals adapt to their environments to help them thrive and survive in this beautifully illustrated journal of amazing animal journeys.


Let's estimate : a book about estimating and rounding numbers / by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Edward Miller.

Let's estimate : a book about estimating and rounding numbers / by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Edward Miller.
This introduction to the mathematical estimating and rounding explains the difference between the two, their uses, and gives directions for estimating and rounding.--


Out of school and into nature : the Anna Comstock story / written by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan.

Out of school and into nature : the Anna Comstock story / written by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan.
A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature --


Things that grow / by Libby Walden ; illustrated by Becca Stadtlander.

Things that grow /  by Libby Walden ; illustrated by Becca Stadtlander.
Examines the processes that make our changing world so diverse and exciting, from the tiniest seed to the tallest mountain.


Tugboat bill and the river rescue / written by Calista Brill ; illustrated by Tad Carpenter.

Tugboat bill and the river rescue /  written by Calista Brill ; illustrated by Tad Carpenter.
Bill the tugboat and Mabel the barge are friends happily working together on the Hudson River, and one day when a kitten falls into the water, Bill and Mabel prove that anyone can be a hero.


Waiting for Pumpsie / Barry Wittenstein ; illustrated by London Ladd.

Waiting for Pumpsie /  Barry Wittenstein ; illustrated by London Ladd.
In 1959 Bernard is a young Red Sox fan, troubled by the lack of Black players in major league baseball, especially as there are none at all on his favorite team--but change is coming in the form of a rookie named Pumpsie Green.


The Time museum / Matthew Loux.

The Time museum /  Matthew Loux.
Science-loving Delia Bean is expecting to have a pretty boring summer vacation looking after her little brother. But when her Uncle Lyndon offers her an internship in his Earth Time Museum, everything begins to look a lot better!


Grand Canyon / Jason Chin.

Grand Canyon /  Jason Chin.
An exploration of the Grand Canyon on a grand scale, as only Jason Chin can illustrate and explain--


Guardians of the Galaxy. adapted by Joe Caramagna ; animation art produced by Marvel Animation Studios.

Guardians of the Galaxy.  adapted by Joe Caramagna ; animation art produced by Marvel Animation Studios.
The Guardians of the Galaxy become involved in an Asgardian war.


Sci-Fi Junior High / John Martin, Scott Seegert.

Sci-Fi Junior High /  John Martin, Scott Seegert.
As the new student at Sci-Fi High School on an inter-galactic space station, can Kelvin Klosmo, the unremarkable son of Earth's two most famous geniuses, save the universe from a mad scientist?


The Want Monsters : and how they stopped ruling my world / Chelo Manchego.

The Want Monsters : and how they stopped ruling my world / Chelo Manchego.
A little boy learns to calm Oskar, his Want Monster, who urges him to overeat, play video games too long, and be the center of attention.


El ruido nocturno = The nighttime noise / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.

El ruido nocturno = The nighttime noise / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.
The Garcia family has just moved into their new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen are having a hard time sleeping in their new rooms--especially when the hear a spooky noise outside.


Hilo : The great big boom / by Judd Winick ; color by Steve Hamaker.

Hilo : The great big boom / by Judd Winick ; color by Steve Hamaker.
Hilo and DJ, with the help of Polly, the magical warrior cat, travel through a mysterious portal and battle bad guys, face disgusting food, an angry mom, and powerful magic to save their friend Gina.


La casa de una llanta = The one-tire house / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.

La casa de una llanta = The one-tire house / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.
The Garcia family is moving to a new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen do not want to leave their small, familiar home--especially since they do not understand why their father describes the new place as a one-tire house.


La sorpresa verde = The green surprise / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.

La sorpresa verde = The green surprise / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.
For twins Carlos and Carmen, Uncle Alex's big green surprise turns into the best backyard camping experience ever.


La lluvia torrencial = The big rain / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.

La lluvia torrencial = The big rain / por Kirsten McDonald ; ilustrado por Erika Meza.
After a three-day rainstorm, twins Carlos and Carmen go out to play in their wet and muddy backyard--and soon their parents join in the fun.


Steppin' out : jaunty rhymes for playful times / poems by Lin Oliver ; illustrated by Tomie dePaola.

Steppin' out : jaunty rhymes for playful times / poems by Lin Oliver ; illustrated by Tomie dePaola.
A collection of nineteen original poems featuring toddlers exploring their world--


Animales fantásticos y dónde encontrarlos : guión original de la película / J.K. Rowling ; cubierta y diseño del libro de Minalima.

Animales fantásticos y dónde encontrarlos : guión original de la película / J.K. Rowling ; cubierta y diseño del libro de Minalima.
When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...Inspired by the original Hogwart's textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay.


Los fantastibulosos mundos de Roald Dahl : un libro increíble, lleno de historias, personajes y creaciones / ilustraciones de Quentin Blake ; texto de Stella Caldwell.

Los fantastibulosos mundos de Roald Dahl : un libro increíble, lleno de historias, personajes y creaciones / ilustraciones de Quentin Blake ; texto de Stella Caldwell.
Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations are combined with previously unpublished reproductions of imagined letters, artefacts and posters, and editing notes from Dahl himself, to bring all of Roald Dahl's characters alive. Whether you have read all of Roald Dahl's stories, or are just beginning to enjoy them, this is a great companion book that will help you delve even deeper into Roald Dahl's worlds.


Baby dinosaurs / written by: Dawn Sirett ; digitally illustrated by: Peter Minister, design and additional illustrations: Charlotte Milner.

Baby dinosaurs /  written by: Dawn Sirett ; digitally illustrated by: Peter Minister, design and additional illustrations: Charlotte Milner.
Invites young readers to move their fingers along trails on each page of the book to discover facts about four different baby dinosaurs.


Como te sientes hoy? = How are you feeling today? / texto, Molly Potter ; ilustraciones, Sarah Jennings ; traduccion, Joana Delgado.

Como te sientes hoy? = How are you feeling today? / texto, Molly Potter ; ilustraciones, Sarah Jennings ; traduccion, Joana Delgado.
Provides children with several straightforward, entertaining and appropriate interactive ideas to help them deal with a selection of emotions. Parent notes at the back of the book provide more ideas for parents to use with their child.


King and Kayla and the case of the secret code / written by Dori Hillestad Butler ; illustrated by Nancy Meyers.

King and Kayla and the case of the secret code /  written by Dori Hillestad Butler ; illustrated by Nancy Meyers.
When a mysterious letter written in code arrives at King's house for his human, Kayla, he follows the trail of the person who left it.


Innocent heroes : stories of animals in the first World War / Sigmund Brouwer.

Innocent heroes : stories of animals in the first World War / Sigmund Brouwer.
Provides fictional accounts of animals and their heroic exploits in World War I, including a dog who warns soldiers of a gas attack, a cat who saves soldiers from rat bites, and a pigeon who saves an entire platoon.


A book of bridges : here to there and me to you / written by Cheryl Keely ; illustrated by Celia Krampien.

A book of bridges : here to there and me to you / written by Cheryl Keely ; illustrated by Celia Krampien.
Bridges are some of the most fascinating structures in our landscape. From towering suspension bridges to humble stone crossings, this book visits them all in sweet, bouncing text with expository sidebars. But while bridges can be quite grand, this reminds us that their main purpose is bringing people together--


Witch switch / by Sibéal Pounder ; illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.

Witch switch /  by Sibéal Pounder ; illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.
Tiga Whicabim is settling in to the witchy, glitzy world of Ritzy City where Peggy is Top Witch, but when Fran the Fabulous Fairy visits Linden House, the girls realize that witches all across town are starting to disappear.


Journey on a runaway train / story by Dee Garretson and JM Lee ; illustrated by Anthony VanArsdale.

Journey on a runaway train /  story by Dee Garretson and JM Lee ; illustrated by Anthony VanArsdale.
After finding a statue in an old trunk, the children travel across the country with the statue and six mysterious boxes in an attempt to make sure the treasures all stay where they belong.


Watersong / Tim McCanna ; illustrated by Richard Smythe.

Watersong /  Tim McCanna ; illustrated by Richard Smythe.
A fox's journey to take shelter from a rainstorm, told entirely in onomatopoeia--


Found / S. A. Bodeen.

Found /  S. A. Bodeen.
Sarah, Marco, their families, friend Leo, and his grandfather continue to strive to outwit treasure-seeker Fox and escape the mysterious island and its strange inhabitants.


Pokémon. adapted by Tracey West.

Pokémon.  adapted by Tracey West.
The Orange Islands are weird! Ash and the gang discover Pokémon they've never seen before. Onix is made of crystal. Rhyhorn has turned pink. Marill has super sonar. And Snorlax is on a feeding frenzy! There is one thing Ash can count on. Team Rocket is setting their usual traps to swipe rare Pokémon -- and Pikachu, of course. Can Ash stop them before Pikachu becomes Pink-achu?


King and Kayla and the case of the missing dog treats / written by Dori Hillestad Butler ; illustrated by Nancy Meyers.

King and Kayla and the case of the missing dog treats /  written by Dori Hillestad Butler ; illustrated by Nancy Meyers.
King's human, Kayla, has baked some treats for a friend's new puppy, Thor, but some go missing and it is up to King to find the culprit.


Slurp monster showdown / Geronimo Stilton.

Slurp monster showdown /  Geronimo Stilton.
Geronimo Stiltonix and his spacemice crewmates travel to a planet where delicious mozzarella grows in order to restore harmony between its alien inhabitants and the cheese-loving slurp monster.


The amazing book of Disney princess / written by Eleanor Rose.

The amazing book of Disney princess /  written by Eleanor Rose.


Bear's house of books / Poppy Bishop; illustrated by Alison Edgson.

Bear's house of books /  Poppy Bishop; illustrated by Alison Edgson.
Friends Fox, Rabbit, Hedgehog, and Mouse all love to read. One day, they find a book in the woods and set off to return it to its owner, Bear. When they arrive at Bears house, they discover shelves and shelves of books. A dream come true as they read story after story until Bear comes home! -- Amazon.com.


Birds make nests / Michael Garland.

Birds make nests /  Michael Garland.
Describes the different kinds of nests that birds build to keep their eggs and chicks safe.


Black and white Rabbit's ABC / alan Baker.

Black and white Rabbit's ABC /  alan Baker.
The story of a rabbit's exhausting efforts to paint a picture presents the letters of the alphabet.


Brown Rabbit's shapes / Alan Baker.

Brown Rabbit's shapes /  Alan Baker.
Brown Rabbit finds a box of balloons and creates various shapes from them.


Bug Bear / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Carmen Saldaña.

Bug Bear / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Carmen Saldaña.
This bothersome bug wants a warm place to stay. Look out, grumpy bear-he might ruin your day! A hilarious tale of an uninvited guest--Back cover.


Caroline's comets : a true story / Emily Arnold McCully.

Caroline's comets : a true story / Emily Arnold McCully.
Caroline Herschel was the first woman to discover a comet and the first woman to be paid as a scientist.--


Cleo Edison Oliver in Persuasion power / Sundee T. Frazier.

Cleo Edison Oliver in Persuasion power /  Sundee T. Frazier.
Successful businesswoman Fortune A. Davies has announced a new website where kidpreneurs can upload ads for their businesses and Cleo and her friend Caylee are sure this is the their big break to get funding for their personalized barrettes, Passion Clips--but producing an internet ad using their classmates is proving difficult, and Cleo is further distracted by her desire to find her birth parents.


D is for dump truck : a construction alphabet / written by Michael Shoulders and illustrated by Kent Culotta.

D is for dump truck : a construction alphabet / written by Michael Shoulders and illustrated by Kent Culotta.
Construction equipment is a favorite of little readers and D is for Dump Truck takes children on an A to Z exploration of a backyard construction site. With bouncy poems for each letter and a glossary in the back, this book brings the thrill of construction up close and personal--


Gray Rabbit's 1, 2, 3 / Alan Baker.

Gray Rabbit's 1, 2, 3 /  Alan Baker.
Gray Rabbit finds some clay and makes different kinds of animals, from one wiggly worm to ten scurrying mice.


Jack & Louisa. by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead.

Jack & Louisa.  by Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead.
Two weeks at Camp Curtain-Up is just what Jack and Louisa need to fuel their passion for theater: Broadway musical sing-alongs, outdoor rehearsals, and tons of new MTNs (musical theater nerds) to meet... maybe even a special someone. It almost feels like fate when the two friends return home to find local auditions for The Sound of Music. But as Louisa fantasizes about frolicking in the Alps, Jack gets tempted by a student-run drama competition that would reunite the two with their camp friends. Will Jack get Louisa to skip an audition? Can Lou handle Jack as her director? And will someone finally get a big, Broadway happy ending?


The Batman movie : the making of the movie / written by Tracey Miller-Zarneke.

The Batman movie : the making of the movie / written by Tracey Miller-Zarneke.
Go behind the cowl! With exclusive insights from the filmmakers, animators, and LEGO designers, The LEGO Batman Movie: The Making of the Movie tells the inside story of how Warner Bros. and the LEGO Group joined creative forces to bring Batman's brick world to life--Provided by publisher.


Me too, grandma! / by Jane Chapman.

Me too, grandma! /  by Jane Chapman.
Grandma has a surprise for Ollie, a visit from his baby cousin, Lily! But Ollie feels jealous. Why does Lily get all the tickles and cuddles? And why won't Grandma play Ollie's favorite game? Ollie used to be Grandma's special owlet. Is it possible for Grandma to have room in her heart for two?--


The three little pugs and the big, bad cat / by Becky Davies ; illustrated by Caroline Attia.

The three little pugs and the big, bad cat /  by Becky Davies ; illustrated by Caroline Attia.
Three pugs set out to build homes strong enough to stop the big bad cat, who is not far behind them, from eating their treats.


Tiger tiger / by Jonny Lambert.

Tiger tiger /  by Jonny Lambert.
Old Tiger is left in charge of Cub, and Cub wants to play.


We are family / by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft.

We are family /  by Patricia Hegarty ; illustrated by Ryan Wheatcroft.
Rhyming text and illustrations of families explore how all families are different, but also the same.


Wolfie and Fly / Cary Fagan ; illustrated by Zoe Si.

Wolfie and Fly /  Cary Fagan ; illustrated by Zoe Si.
Wolfie, a lone wolf who does not like using her imagination, reluctantly befriends Fly, a slightly weird and wordy boy, and soon they find themselves navigating through deep water in a submarine made from a cardboard box.


The wolves return : a new beginning for Yellowstone National Park / Celia Godkin.

The wolves return : a new beginning for Yellowstone National Park / Celia Godkin.
In 1995--96 twenty-three grey wolves were released in Yellowstone National Park where, due to over-hunting, there had been no wolves at all for almost seventy years. This reintroduction project was an overwhelming success. Over twenty years later we can still see the changes the grey wolves brought to Yellowstone National Park. Now that the elk graze higher ground, seedlings are growing tall, rivers are getting deeper as beavers return, and a lively pond ecosystem is developing. This true story offers an important lesson about the difference one creature can make in creating a healthy, thriving world. -- Amazon.com.


A perfect day / Lane Smith.

A perfect day /  Lane Smith.
A perfect day means different things to different animals in Bert's backyard--


One amazing elephant / Linda Oatman High.

One amazing elephant /  Linda Oatman High.
Loving her family but disliking the circus that is her grandparents' life, Lily is devastated when her grandfather passes away, a loss that leads her to develop an unexpected bond with her grandfather's equally grieving elephant.


What will grow? / by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.

What will grow? /  by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Susie Ghahremani.
Seeds can be big and small, round and pointy, and all sorts of colors. But they all have one thing in common--inside waits a new plant life, waiting to emerge! This lush journey through an entire year follows seeds that bloom in the very beginning of spring, all the way through ones that sprout in winter. This jacketed companion picture book to What Will Hatch? features all kinds of seeds, from flowers and trees to fruits and vegetables. Along with lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, the book includes 4 pull-out gate-folds and fascinating back matter about plants!--~Seeds can be big or small, round or pointy, and all sorts of colors. They can become flowers, trees, fruits, or vegetables, and they grow all times of year, during spring, summer, fall, and winter. But all seeds have one thing in common--inside each is a new plant life waiting to emerge. What kind of plant will bloom? Wait and see what will grow! This jacketed companion picture book to What Will Hatch? features all kinds of seeds, from flowers and trees to fruits and vegetables. Along with lyrical text and beautiful illustrations, the book includes four pull-out gate-folds and fascinating back matter about plants!--


My Little Pony Volume 8, Friends forever / written by Ted Anderson, Christina Rice, Tony Fleecs ; art by Brenda Hickey, Agnes Garbowska, Tony Fleecs, Sara Richard, Jay Fosgitt ; colors by Heather Breckel, Lauren Perry ; letters by Neil Uyetake, Christa Miesner.

My Little Pony Volume 8, Friends forever /  written by Ted Anderson, Christina Rice, Tony Fleecs ; art by Brenda Hickey, Agnes Garbowska, Tony Fleecs, Sara Richard, Jay Fosgitt ; colors by Heather Breckel, Lauren Perry ; letters by Neil Uyetake, Christa Miesner.


You can read / Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Mark Hoffman.

You can read /  Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Mark Hoffman.


Last day on Mars / Kevin Emerson.

Last day on Mars /  Kevin Emerson.
While waiting to leave Mars before it burns up just like the Earth before it, Liam and his friend Phoebe discover some facts about time and space and realize that the human race is just one of the races trying to survive in space.


I am not a chair! / by Ross Burach.

I am not a chair! /  by Ross Burach.
A giraffe's day goes from bad to worse when every animal he encounters mistakes him for a chair.


The Pants Project / Cat Clarke.

The Pants Project /  Cat Clarke.
Eleven-year-old Liv fights to change the middle school dress code requiring girls to wear a skirt and, along the way, finds the courage to tell his moms he is meant to be a boy.


Con Tango son tres / de Justin Richardson y Peter Parnell ; ilustrado por Henry Cole ; traducción, Sandra Senra Gómez y Óscar Senra Gómez.

Con Tango son tres /  de Justin Richardson y Peter Parnell ; ilustrado por Henry Cole ; traducción, Sandra Senra Gómez y Óscar Senra Gómez.
At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches. Based on a true story.


¡Mi maestra es un monstruo! (no es cierto) / Peter Brown ; [traducción, Luis Bernardo Pérez].

¡Mi maestra es un monstruo! (no es cierto) /  Peter Brown ; [traducción, Luis Bernardo Pérez].
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.


Creekfinding : a true story / Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by Claudia McGehee.

Creekfinding : a true story / Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by Claudia McGehee.
Once upon a time a creek burbled up and tumbled across a prairie valley. It was filled with insects and brook trout that ate them, frogs that chirruped and birds watching for bugs and fish. This is a true story about a man named Mike who went looking for that creek long after it was buried under fields of corn. It is the story of how a creek can be brought back to life, and with it a whole world of nature. In the words of award-winning author Jacqueline Briggs Martin and the enchanting illustrations by Claudia McGehee, this heartening tale of an ecosystem restored in the Driftless Area of northeast Iowa unfolds in a way that will charm and inform young readers who are drawn to a good mystery, the wonders of nature--and, of course, big earth-moving machines--


Mayday mouse / Seb Braun.

Mayday mouse /  Seb Braun.
When Captain Mouse sets sail on a bright, sunny day with a birthday present for her brother, little does she know the sea-going perils she will have to face! Her cheerful, optimistic nature refuses to be downcast by storms, caves, rocks and shipwrecks. Resourceful and inventive, she's able to save the day - with just a little help from her friends!--Provided by publisher.


Yokki and the Parno Gry / Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby ; illustrated by Marieke Nelissen.

Yokki and the Parno Gry /  Richard O'Neill, Katharine Quarmby ; illustrated by Marieke Nelissen.
When a Traveller family experiences a run of bad luck, an imaginative boy called Yokki lifts their spirits with tales of a magical white horse. A traditional Traveller-family folk tale which inspires hope and celebrates creativity. Told by a Romani storyteller together with a picture book author to positively reflect Travelling cultures.


Saturdays at sea / Jessica Day George.

Saturdays at sea /  Jessica Day George.
After traveling to the seaside kingdom of Lilah's betrothed prince, Lulath, Celie and her companions are busy training griffins, enjoying wedding festivities, and finishing construction of a grand ship built from parts of the Castle. But on their maiden voyage, the Ship steers them far off course into uncharted waters--


Journey to the Orange Islands / adapted by Tracey West.

Journey to the Orange Islands /  adapted by Tracey West.
Professor Oak sends Ash on a mission to the Orange Islands, where surprises await the young Pokeḿon trainer at every turn.


Agatha Christie / written by Ma Isabel Sa̹nchez Vegara ; illustrated by Elisa Munso̹ ; translated by Raquel Plitt.

Agatha Christie /  written by Ma Isabel Sa̹nchez Vegara ; illustrated by Elisa Munso̹ ; translated by Raquel Plitt.


Marie curie / written by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Frau Isa ; translated by Emma Marinez.

Marie curie /  written by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Frau Isa ; translated by Emma Marinez.


My first baby signs / Phil Conigliaro and Tae Won Yu.

My first baby signs /  Phil Conigliaro and Tae Won Yu.
Simple sign language is a proven bridge between baby talk and first English, and here's the clearest way to learn it. With pull tabs that demonstrate exactly how to make each sign, My First Baby Signs teaches parents and babies eight essential words: all done, milk, eat, more, thank you, bath, help, and bed. Just pull the tab, point to the moving sign, and say the word. Your baby will be signing in no time.


Outside shot / Fred Bowen.

Outside shot /  Fred Bowen.
Richie Mallon has always known he was a shooter. Now that he is facing basketball tryouts under a tough new coach, will his amazing shooting talent be enough to keep him on the team?--


I love pink! / by Frances Gilbert ; illustrated by Eren Unten.

I love pink! /  by Frances Gilbert ; illustrated by Eren Unten.
When her pets turn pink, a young girl has a hard time finding them in her pink bedroom.


Farm babies / H.A. Rey.

Farm babies /  H.A. Rey.
Mother animals' babies are shown when the reader lifts a flap that reveals the rest of the illustration.


How to be a boss / adapted by Tina Gallo ; illustrated by Elsa Chang.

How to be a boss /  adapted by Tina Gallo ; illustrated by Elsa Chang.
The boss baby shares twelve different lessons on how he gets exactly what he wants.


Whose house? / H.A. Rey.

Whose house? /  H.A. Rey.


Mighty, mighty construction site / Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld.

Mighty, mighty construction site /  Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld.
Told in rhyming text, Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane Truck, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer will all need to work together as they tackle their biggest job yet--a massive building.


Not quite narwhal / Jessie Sima.

Not quite narwhal /  Jessie Sima.
Born deep in the ocean, Kelp is not like the other narwhals and one day, when he spies a creature on land that looks like him, he learns why.


Mama, look! / by Patricia Murphy ; illustrated by David Diaz.

Mama, look! /  by Patricia Murphy ; illustrated by David Diaz.
Baby creatures and their mothers discover the world around them.


You don't want a unicorn! / written by Ame Dyckman ; illustrated by Liz Climo.

You don't want a unicorn! /  written by Ame Dyckman ; illustrated by Liz Climo.
A child wishes for a unicorn without knowing how unruly they are as pets--


The bone snatcher / Charlotte Salter.

The bone snatcher /  Charlotte Salter.
Stuck in a decaying mansion surrounded by sea monsters, Sophie Seacove's only hope for escape is to find the mysterious Monster Box before the other inhabitants of the house get to her first--


Addie Bell's shortcut to growing up / Jessica Brody.

Addie Bell's shortcut to growing up /  Jessica Brody.
Seventh grader Addie Bell can't wait to grow up. Her parents won't let her have her own phone, she doesn't have any curves, and her best friend, Grace, isn't at all interested in makeup or boys. Then, on the night of her twelfth birthday, Addie makes a wish on a magic jewelry box to be sixteen ... and wakes up to find her entire life has been fast-forwarded four years!--


The basketball blowout / David A. Kelly ; illustrated by Scott Brundage.

The basketball blowout /  David A. Kelly ; illustrated by Scott Brundage.
The MVP club decides to sell popcorn for their basketball tournament fundraiser, but the friends' plan changes when they realize that they have a friend who may need the money more than they do.


Bob, not Bob! / by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick ; illustrated by Matthew Cordell.

Bob, not Bob! /  by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick ; illustrated by Matthew Cordell.
When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob, ' who happens to be the family dog--


Antoinette / words by Kelly DiPuccio ; pictures by Christian Robinson.

Antoinette /  words by Kelly DiPuccio ; pictures by Christian Robinson.
Raised in a family of talented bulldogs, Antoinette the poodle wonders what makes her special. She gets the chance to prove herself and find what she's good at when puppy Ooh-la-la goes missing--


Great, now we've got barbarians! / Jason Carter Eaton ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.

Great, now we've got barbarians! /  Jason Carter Eaton ; illustrated by Mark Fearing.
HUMOROUS STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). An untidy kid sets off a pest invasion like no other in this boisterously fun picture book about the perils of messy habits. Playing and having fun is a kid s job, right? Cleaning up is a parent's job, right? Why do grown-ups make such a fuss about tidiness and cleanliness, anyway? What s the worst that could happen? A couple of ants pass through? A lone little mouse pays a midnight call? No big deal, right? Right? Author Jason Carter Eaton and illustrator Mark Fearing are here to caution you that being a slob might in fact be a big deal a really big deal. Maybe even a BARBARIAN-size deal! This outrageously absurd cautionary tale might just make you think twice about the cupcake crumbs in your bed and the half-eaten cheese curls behind the sofa. After all, you could end up with an infestation of barbaric proportions!. Ages 5+


Animal ark : celebrating our wild world in poetry and pictures / photographs by Joel Sartore, Photo Ark creator ; words by Kwame Alexander ; with Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Nikaido.

Animal ark : celebrating our wild world in poetry and pictures / photographs by Joel Sartore, Photo Ark creator ; words by Kwame Alexander ; with Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Nikaido.
A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird--pairing the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate poetry of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander, this lush picture book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world. Featuring more than 40 unique animal portraits, the pages invite kids to explore each creature's markings, textures, and attributes in stunning detail, while calling on all of us to help protect each and every one. Three picture-packed gatefolds inside showcase even more familiar and exotic species. These images are part of Sartore's lifelong project to photograph every animal in the world, with special attention given to disappearing and endangered species--


Bear likes jam / Ciara Gavin.

Bear likes jam /  Ciara Gavin.
In their blended family, Mama Duck worries when Bear eats too much jam, but when the ducklings play a game with their vegetables, Bear starts to eat the strange green things on his plate.


Sam the Man & the rutabaga plan / Frances O'Roark Dowell ; illustrated by Amy June Bates.

Sam the Man & the rutabaga plan /  Frances O'Roark Dowell ; illustrated by Amy June Bates.
Sam the Man is not a vegetable man. But when a school project has him paired up with the worst of all the vegetables -- the rutabaga-- he soon will learn that it's not half bad. And as he grows fond of his new little friend, Sam the Man will have to come up with plan on how to keep him happy before he rots!--


Calico Girl / Jerdine Nolen.

Calico Girl /  Jerdine Nolen.
Callie struggles to understand slavery when her stepbrother is sold away at the start of the Civil War, but is determined her whole family will be free one day. Includes historical notes.


Carnival in a fix / by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre.

Carnival in a fix /  by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre.
Emily must save her outer space amusement park home from being shut down by the funfair inspector--


 

 

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