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Out of this world: the surreal art of Leonora Carrington / written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Amanda Hall.

Out of this world: the surreal art of Leonora Carrington /  written by Michelle Markel ; illustrated by Amanda Hall.
Chronicles the life and works of the surrealist artist, who created some of the most enigmatic and startling works of the twentieth century.


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.


A circle of elephants / by Eric Dinerstein.

A circle of elephants /  by Eric Dinerstein.
Thirteen-year-old Nanda Singh, the youngest elephant driver in Nepal, enjoys a very special relationship with his tusker, Hira Prashad, through which he grows in understanding and compassion with all animals, including humans.


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.


They call me Güero : a border kid's poems / by David Bowles.

They call me Güero : a border kid's poems / by David Bowles.
Twelve-year-old Güero, a red-headed, freckled Mexican American border kid, discovers the joy of writing poetry, thanks to his seventh grade English teacher.


Fairies hate ponies / by Matthew K. Manning ; illustrated by Joey Ellis.

Fairies hate ponies /  by Matthew K. Manning ; illustrated by Joey Ellis.
A swarm of insects threatens the Montgomery Orchard and Xander's fruitful summer job. Luckily, the so-called bugs aren't actually bugs. Unluckily, they're unicorn-hating fairies from Pegasia! If Xander and his unicorns can't rid the orchard of these pests, their secret will be blown like a stomach-load of multi-colored chunks--Back cover.


Lumberjanes 10 : Parents' Day / Shannon Walters, Kat Leyh ; Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen.

Lumberjanes 10 : Parents' Day / Shannon Walters, Kat Leyh ; Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen.
Yetis, greek gods and grootslangs are old news to the Roanoke cabin but now the Lumberjanes face their most harrowing experience yet: their parents! It?s PARENTS? DAY at the camp, and with all the fun they?ve been having, the Lumberjanes realize that maybe their parents might not understand! Now the Lumberjanes must try to keep their parents away from the supernatural, even as a mysterious force tries to intervene!


Avatar, the last airbender : Imbalance. script, Faith Erin Hicks ; art, Peter Wartman ; colors, Ryan Hill ; lettering, Richard Starkings & Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt.

Avatar, the last airbender : Imbalance. script, Faith Erin Hicks ; art, Peter Wartman ; colors, Ryan Hill ; lettering, Richard Starkings & Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt.
When Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph return to Earthen Fire Industries--the factory owned by Toph's father--Team Avatar finds that the once small town is now booming. Expecting a warm welcome, Aang is surprised when their arrival is met with unimpressed, cold-shouldered spectators. As soon as the team is asked for help at a business council meeting, the reason for the slight becomes clear--a massive bender versus non-bender conflict has gripped the town and is threatening to turn violent.


Over the garden wall. created by Pat McHale ; written by Jonathan Case ; illustrated by Jim Campbell ; colors by SJ Miller ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.

Over the garden wall.  created by Pat McHale ; written by Jonathan Case ; illustrated by Jim Campbell ; colors by SJ Miller ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.
When Wirt and Greg find themselves back home from The Unknown, they can't believe it's real. But their victory is bittersweet when they realize Beatrice is still with them. Now, it's up to these half-brothers to help Beatrice return safely to the Unknown before anyone realizes she isn't a normal bird. As the brothers juggle keeping Beatrice's secret safe they find their road filled with surprises as Sara expresses a newfound interest in Wirt...but it's not long before Beatrice notices that not everything is what it seems


The end of the world and beyond : continues The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortune & fate written by himself / Avi.

The end of the world and beyond : continues The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortune & fate written by himself / Avi.
After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colonies on a different ship.


Geronimo on ice! / Geronimo Stilton ; illustrations by Danilo Loizedda and Daria Cerchi ; translated by Andrea Schaffer.

Geronimo on ice! /  Geronimo Stilton ; illustrations by Danilo Loizedda and Daria Cerchi ; translated by Andrea Schaffer.
When Geronimo Stilton learns someone wants to steal the antique silver skates being offered as a prize in Mouse Island's annual winter Ice Skating Championships, he races to uncover the mysterious thief and save the prize.


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.


Pandora's legacy / written by Kara Leopard ; illustrated by Kelly & Nichole Matthews ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.

Pandora's legacy /  written by Kara Leopard ; illustrated by Kelly & Nichole Matthews ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.
When siblings Charlie, Janet, and Trevor accidentally break an old jar hidden in the woods, they release a cadre of monsters and must find a way to recapture them and uncover the truth about their family's history.


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. --


Captain Underpants and the big, bad battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, part 2 : the revenge of the ridiculous Robo-Boogers / by Dav Pilkey ; with color by Jose Garbaldi, Wes Dzioba, and Corey Barba.

Captain Underpants and the big, bad battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, part 2 : the revenge of the ridiculous Robo-Boogers / by Dav Pilkey ; with color by Jose Garbaldi, Wes Dzioba, and Corey Barba.
George, Harold, Captain Underpants, and Sulu the bionic hamster battle the three ridiculous Robo-Boogers in an attempt to turn the Bionic Booger Boy back into Melvin Sneedly.


Warriors in winter / by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by AG Ford.

Warriors in winter /  by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by AG Ford.
Jack and Annie are about to meet the fiercest warriors of all--the soldiers of the ancient Roman legion! When the magic tree house whisks them back to a ROman army camp, they learn their mission: Be like warriors. That is easier said than done--Roman soldiers are the best fighters in the world! When Jack and Annie find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, they're in big trouble. Who will save Jack and Annie?--Page [2] of cover.


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.


Dr. Snow has got to go! / Dan Gutman ; pictures by Jim Paillot.

Dr. Snow has got to go! /  Dan Gutman ; pictures by Jim Paillot.
When Ella Mentry School holds a science fair, Dr. Snow arrives to help A.J. and his friends conduct their experiments.


The Storm Keeper's Island / by Catherine Doyle.

The Storm Keeper's Island /  by Catherine Doyle.
Fionn Boyle, terrified of the sea, must spend the summer with this older sister, Tara, and their grandfather on Arranmore, an island that has been known to make people disappear, and seems to be restless again.


Sarai in the spotlight / Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown ; [illustrations by Christine Almeda].

Sarai in the spotlight /  Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown ; [illustrations by Christine Almeda].
When Sarai's best friend suddenly moves away, Sarai has to navigate school- and the unfriendly girls in the cafeteria--all by herself. Then new girl Christina moves to town and the teacher volunteers Sarai to show her around. But Sarai thinks Christina is not at all like her-- she never wants to play at recess, she's always got her head in a notebook, and she's so shy! But when Christina writes Sarai a spoken-word poem for her to recite at the class talent show, Sarai learns that sometimes winning teams are made from unlikely pairs!


The hive queen / by Tui T. Sutherland.

The hive queen /  by Tui T. Sutherland.
Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings, speaking through their mouths and seeing through their eyes, Cricket has to hide, terrified of being discovered. Now she's hiding again, wanted for stealing the Book of Clearsight along with her new SilkWing friends, Blue and Swordtail, and the fierce LeafWing, Sundew. The fugitives need answers, and fast, in order to prevent a LeafWing attack. But Cricket has more questions than ever. How can she stay hidden and discover the queen's deadliest secret? And if she does succeed--can a powerless dragonet really do anything to topple a regime and stop a war?


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.


Fuzzy fights back / Bruce Hale.

Fuzzy fights back /  Bruce Hale.
When Fuzzy accidentally gets a kid hurt in class 5-B, the president of the PTA demands to get rid of all class pets, and Fuzzy and his friends must take drastic measures to stay in the classroom.


Treasure of the Gold Dragon / by Tracey West ; illustrated by Sara Foresti.

Treasure of the Gold Dragon /  by Tracey West ; illustrated by Sara Foresti.
Having taken the silver key, the evil wizard Maldred is after the gold key, which is protected by the Gold Dragon and her Dragon Master, Darma, but by the time Drake and Rori get there, Eko and her Thunder Dragon have seized the gold key--so together the three dragon masters, follow her through the portal to Maldred's tower, but without their dragons will they be able to stop Maldred and his deluded helper, or even save themselves?


Out of bounds / Elena Delle Donne.

Out of bounds /  Elena Delle Donne.
Elle begins to question whether basketball is worth the time and effort she is putting in, and who she would be if not a basketball star.


Blizzard besties / Yamile Saied Méndez.

Blizzard besties /  Yamile Saied Méndez.
When her little brother Hunter gets lost in a blizzard while on a family vacation, Vanesa sets out with her friends and a giant dog to rescue him.


Trailblazer / by Austin Aslan.

Trailblazer /  by Austin Aslan.
The roar of the crowd, the glow of the spotlight, the thrill of the race--Mace Blazer dreams of going TURBO. TURBOnauts thrive on the thrum of trimorphers's rocket engines as the vehicles morph from super-powered race cars to speeding jet aircrafts to torpedo-fast submarines, while they race full-throttle around every bend. And Mace believes he's got what it takes to join their ranks--he only needs the chance to prove it. So when a reclusive retired racer chooses Mace to try out to be part of the next generation of TURBOnauts, Mace knows that this is his moment to show what he can do. But the path to his big shot means facing down the best and the brightest from around the world. Mace will have to live more fearlessly, hone quicker reflexes, be revolutionary--but will it be enough? Mace quickly realizes that everything he's ever hoped for comes at a price. He'll have to decide between what is right and what is easy. Every morph counts in the first book in this exhilarating new adventure series by the acclaimed author of The Islands at the End of the World, Austin Aslan--Jacket.


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 wishbreaker / Tyler Whitesides ; illustrated by Jessica Warrick.

The wishbreaker /  Tyler Whitesides ; illustrated by Jessica Warrick.
To rescue his friend, Tina, who was abducted by a rogue genie, Ace teams up with his genie, Ridge, and together with an unlikely ally, they work to save the world.


How to properly dispose of Planet Earth / Paul Noth.

How to properly dispose of Planet Earth /  Paul Noth.
With Squeep's help, Hap Conklin, eleven, faces his fear of talking to the new girl at school but also opens a black hole and uncovers information about his grandmother's next evil plan.


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.


The whispers / Greg Howard.

The whispers /  Greg Howard.
Eleven-year-old Riley's mom has disappeared and Riley knows that if he leaves tributes for the whispers, magical fairies that grant wishes, his mom will come back to him--


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 transparency tonic / Frank L. Cole.

The transparency tonic /  Frank L. Cole.
The secrets of the potion-making world are at stake when Gordy has to unravel a mystery at B.R.E.W. headquarters and defeat the threat of a powerful new group of potion masters.


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.


Superheroes are everywhere / Kamala Harris ; illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.

Superheroes are everywhere /  Kamala Harris ; illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.
The United States senator recounts how she looked for superheroes in her everyday life as a child, finding them in her parents, her teachers, and her friends.


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.


Jane Goodall / written by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi.

Jane Goodall /  written by Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi.
When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could. Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the primatologist's life.--Publisher's website.


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.


Audrey's magic nine Book 2, The pencil and the dream / created by Courtney Huddleston ; written by Michelle Wright ; art by Courtney Huddleston & Francesco Gerbino ; colors by Tracy Bailey ; letters by André McBride.

... The unwavering Audrey Hinkle proves that an extraordinary imagination cannot be easily vanquished. Even as she continues her quest to discover all nine magic puppets and defeat an evil queen in another realm, she finds that Earth provides its own set of challenges ... As she faces bullies, posers, carnies, and a terrifying enchanted dog, Audrey transforms hardship into unconditional love and acceptance through the power of her art. In the process, the truths of her time in foster care reveal themselves ... --


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.


Hex vet : witches in training / written & illustrated by Sam Davies ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.

Hex vet : witches in training / written & illustrated by Sam Davies ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.
Nan and Clarion, apprentice veterinarian witches, pursue their dreams of caring for supernatural creatures.


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.


Counting birds : the idea that helped save our feathered friends / by Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Clover Robin.

Counting birds : the idea that helped save our feathered friends / by Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Clover Robin.
Everyday kids learn how they can help protect bird species, near and far, with Counting Birds - the real-life story of bird counting and watching. What can you do to help endangered animals and make a positive change in our environment? Get counting! Counting Birds is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces kids to the idea of bird counts and bird watches. Along the way, they will learn about Frank Chapman, who used his bird knowledge and magazine Bird-Lore to found the first annual bird count.Bird counting helps professional researchers collect data, share expertise, and spread valuable information to help all kinds of birds around the world, from condors to hawks to kestrels and more.


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.


Watch that witch! / by Nancy Krulik ; art by Justin Rodrigues ; based on original character designs by Ben Balistreri.

Watch that witch! /  by Nancy Krulik ; art by Justin Rodrigues ; based on original character designs by Ben Balistreri.
Impatient to end her Quest of Kindness and finally become a knight, Princess Pulverizer falls under the spell of an evil witch.


Dragon Pearl / by Yoon Ha Lee.

Dragon Pearl /  by Yoon Ha Lee.
Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces.


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.


China : a history / by Cheryl Bardoe.

China : a history / by Cheryl Bardoe.
Discover the history of one of the world's most influential civilizations. Based on the Cyrus Tang Hall of China exhibit at The Field Museum, China: A History traces the 7,000-year story of this diverse land. Full-color maps, photos, and illustrations of the people, landscape, artifacts, and rare objects bring the history of this nation to life! Young readers learn about prehistoric China, follow the reign of emperors and dynasties, and come to understand how China became the world power that it is today. The book also explores the role of children and women in everyday life as well as how religion, politics, and economics shaped the deep traditions and dynamic changes of modern China. This book stands alone from the exhibition and is a go-to resource for young readers looking to learn more about this powerful nation. It includes a timeline, bibliography, and index.--


Sprinkles before sweethearts / Coco Simon.

Sprinkles before sweethearts /  Coco Simon.
While everyone around her seems to be in love, Tamiko is more interested in her own creative projects and does not see what all the fuss is about.


 

 

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