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Pete the Cat and the supercool science fair / by Kimberly & James Dean.

Pete the Cat and the supercool science fair /  by Kimberly & James Dean.
Pete the Cat's school is hosting a science fair! What should Pete and his friends do for their science experiment? A volcano! With hot lava! Supercool! What could go wrong? A lot! Despite a few snags, Pete and his team have a blast at the science fair.-- Back cover.


I love you, baby shark : doo doo doo doo doo doo / art by John John Bajet.

I love you, baby shark : doo doo doo doo doo doo / art by John John Bajet.
Wherever you swim, be it near or far, I will always love you, Baby Shark, wherever you are!


Baby Shark and the balloons.

Baby Shark and the balloons.
Baby Shark gives his friends special balloons to make them smile.--Page [4] of cover.


Baby shark : doo doo doo doo doo doo / art by John John Bajet.

Baby shark : doo doo doo doo doo doo / art by John John Bajet.
Baby Shark has become well-known and well-loved by teachers, parents, and children everywhere. And with hilarious and adorable under-the-sea art of Baby Shark, Mama Shark, Daddy Shark, Grandma Shark, and more ocean creatures, kids won't be able to get enough of this silly illlustrated story of a shark family! Children will delight in this silly sing-along story with funny, eye-popping illustrations and informative picture guides to help readers to mimic and act out the hand/foot movements and develop their fine motor skills. By the end of the singalong story, little ones will be laughing, singing, and dancing their way to fun and reading success! Are you up for the Baby Shark reading challenge?


Our planet : the one place we all call home / foreword by David Attenborough ; written by Matt Whyman ; illustrations by Richard Jones ; executive consultant editor Colin Butfield.

Our planet : the one place we all call home / foreword by David Attenborough ; written by Matt Whyman ; illustrations by Richard Jones ; executive consultant editor Colin Butfield.
The official children's book to the Netflix original documentary series, Our Planet, with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough.


Bindi baby : Jānawara = Jaanvar = Animals (Punjabi) / by Gnaana.



Brave adventures : epic encounters in the animal kingdom / Coyote Peterson.

Brave adventures : epic encounters in the animal kingdom / Coyote Peterson.


Daniel goes to the dentist / adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.

Daniel goes to the dentist /  adapted by Alexandra Cassel Schwartz ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.
Daniel Tiger is a little nervous about visiting the dentist, Dr. Plat. Mom Tiger explains that when you do something new, like going to the dentist, you should talk about what's going to happen, and Dr. Plat does just that! During his checkup, as Daniel gets his teeth brushed, checked, and polished, Dr. Plat explains what she's doing each step of the way so Daniel feels more comfortable.--Amazon.com


Anxious Charlie to the rescue / Terry Milne.

Anxious Charlie to the rescue /  Terry Milne.
Charlie did everything the same, every day. He was afraid something bad would happen if he didn't. When an emergency disrupts his routine, Charlie discovers that sometimes change can lead to something wonderful.--Pg. [4] of cover.


What color is night? / Grant Snider.

What color is night? /  Grant Snider.
Against the backdrop of the dark blue night, the text explores the colors of things, both natural and manmade, that one can see in the night, before falling asleep to dream.


Rat rule 79 : an adventure / Rivka Galchen ; illustrations by Elena Megalos.

Rat rule 79 : an adventure / Rivka Galchen ; illustrations by Elena Megalos.
Fred and her math-teacher mom are always on the move, and Fred is getting sick of it. She's about to have yet another birthday in a new place without friends. On the eve of turning thirteen, Fred sees something strange in the living room: her mother, dressed for a party, standing in front of an enormous paper lantern--which she steps into and disappears. Fred follows her and finds herself in the Land of Impossibility--a loopily illogical place where time is outlawed, words carry dire consequences, and her unlikely allies are a depressed white elephant and a pugnacious mongoose mother of seventeen. With her new friends, Fred sets off in search of her mom, braving dungeons, Insult Fish, Fearsome Ferlings, and a mad Rat Queen. To succeed, the trio must find the solution to an ageless riddle--Amazon.


Layla's happiness / written by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie ; illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin.

Layla's happiness /  written by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie ; illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin.
Seven-year-old Layla divulges many things that make her happy, especially her family and their community garden.


Little Lulu : working girl / John Stanley.

Little Lulu : working girl / John Stanley.
Lulu Moppet is an outspoken and brazen young girl who doesn't follow any rules--whether they've been set by her parents, the neighborhood boys, or society itself. In spring 2019 D+Q begins a landmark reissue series of Lulu's suburban hijinks: she goes on picnics, babysits, and attempts to break into the boys' clubhouse again and again. Cartoonist John Stanley's expert timing and constant gags made these stories unbelievably enjoyable, ensuring that Marge's Little Lulu was a defining comic of the post-war period.--


Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers : the ninth epic novel / by Dav Pilkey ; with color by Jose Garibaldi and Wes Dzioba.

Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers : the ninth epic novel / by Dav Pilkey ; with color by Jose Garibaldi and Wes Dzioba.
Having changed the course of human history after unwittingly wondering what could be worse than going to prison, George and Harold are shot through time back to kindergarten, where they are subjected to bullying and a clueless school principal.


The monster hypothesis / by Romily Bernard.

The monster hypothesis /  by Romily Bernard.
While her famous-scientist parents are away, sixth-grader Kick Winter lives with her grandmother, a psychic, in Bohring, home to 453 people, 2,053 alligators, and one curse.--cProvided by Publisher.


Freedom Soup / Tami Charles ; illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara.

Freedom Soup /  Tami Charles ; illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara.
Every year, Haitians all over the world ring in the new year by eating a special soup, a tradition dating back to the Haitian Revolution. This year, Ti Gran is teaching Belle how to make the soup -- Freedom Soup -- just like she was taught when she was a little girl. Together, they dance and clap as they prepare the holiday feast, and Ti Gran tells Belle about the history of the soup, the history of Belle's family, and the history of Haiti, where Belle's family is from.--


Star pupil / Justin Eisinger.

Star pupil /  Justin Eisinger.


All about bears / Jennifer Szymanski.

All about bears /  Jennifer Szymanski.
Introduces bears, describing the different types of bears, where they live, what they eat, and how they care for their young.


Adventure time presents Marcy & Simon / created by Pendleton Ward ; written by Olivia Olson ; illustrated by Slimm Fabert ; colors by SJ Miller ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.

Adventure time presents Marcy & Simon /  created by Pendleton Ward ; written by Olivia Olson ; illustrated by Slimm Fabert ; colors by SJ Miller ; letters by Mike Fiorentino.
After surviving the Mushroom War and his time as Ice King, Simon sets out to make amends for his past by rescuing Betty from Golb with help from Marcy, Finn, Jake, and Princess Bubblegum.


Hole in the middle / Coco Simon.

Hole in the middle /  Coco Simon.
Lindsay Cooper is about to start middle school. In her free time, she works at her family's restaurant, The Park View, handing out the world's most delicious donuts at the Donut Dreams counter. Her grandmother started the counter as a way to send Lindsay's dad to college, and Lindsay wants to use her job the same way--to make her dream of going to school far away from her small town a reality. Home feels different ever since Lindsay's mom passed away two years ago. And not having her mom around to help her get through the start of middle school doesn't help her first day of school angst. But with her cousins Kelsey and Molly by her side, not to mention her BFF Casey, Lindsay soon discovers family and friends go a long way towards filling any hole in your heart. And life can still be as fun as a pink donut with rainbow sprinkles!--


Where is the sun? / Eric Carle.

Where is the sun? /  Eric Carle.
Where is the sun? Beginning readers will love learning to read and love learning about the sun's position in the sky, and the opposites between night and day--


Tiny's new flowers / adapted by Tina Gallo ; based on the screenplay 'Tiny loves flowers' written by Craig Bartlett and Jim Lang.

Tiny's new flowers /  adapted by Tina Gallo ; based on the screenplay 'Tiny loves flowers' written by Craig Bartlett and Jim Lang.
Tiny and Buddy takes a trip on the Dinosaur Train to look for pretty flowers.


Team PJ Masks / adapted by May Nakamura from the series PJ Masks.

Team PJ Masks /  adapted by May Nakamura from the series PJ Masks.
Wanting to prove that she can be a star player, Owlette must coach her friends to victory against Night Ninja and his ninjalinos.


The boss babysitter / Adapted by Maggie Testa.

The boss babysitter /  Adapted by Maggie Testa.
When Mom and Dad go out for the evening, they decide to leave Tim and Boss Baby with a babysitter. What could possible go wrong? Turns out, a lot!


Racing the waves / by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mike Moran.

Racing the waves /  by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Mike Moran.
A fish participates in a school field day--


If you love cooking, you could be ... / by Elizabeth Dennis ; illustrated by Natalie Kwee.

If you love cooking, you could be ... /  by Elizabeth Dennis ; illustrated by Natalie Kwee.
A nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read about careers in the food and cooking industry: chef, cook, recipe developer, and food stylist--


Books are the best / adapted by Maggie Testa ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.

Books are the best /  adapted by Maggie Testa ; poses and layouts by Jason Fruchter.
Daniel and O are at the library with Uncle X, who is going to read a book for story time, but O gets distracted by all of the other books in the room.


Angelina Ballerina and the tea party / Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig ; illustrations by Mike Deas.

Angelina Ballerina and the tea party /  Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig ; illustrations by Mike Deas.
Angelina is hosting a tea party for all her friends from the ballet academy! There are cookies, cakes, and beautiful decorations. Will it be the best tea party ever?--


My first puppy / by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; photographs by Jill Wachter.

My first puppy /  by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; photographs by Jill Wachter.
Find out what it is like to get a new puppy in this beginning reader by Biscuit creator Alyssa Satin Capucilli. What will it be like? You will teach your puppy to sit, take it on walks, feed it, pick up after it, learn to pet it gently, and most of all, love it very much! Young readers will love seeing photographs of kids their age take care of puppies in this adorable introduction to pet ownership that includes a special section in the back with even more information about having a pet!--


Kat Wolfe takes the case / Lauren St. John.

Kat Wolfe takes the case /  Lauren St. John.
Join brave Kat Wolfe and her animal sidekicks in this second mysterious adventure filled with friendship, freedom and a fierce wild cat! When a landslide on the Jurassic Coast reveals a rare 'dragon' dinosaur, best friends Kat Wolfe and Harper Lamb are thrilled, especially when stars and scientists come flocking to sleepy Bluebell Bay. But after they begin investigating a suspicious death, events spiral quickly out of control for detectives Wolfe and Lamb. Worse still, Kat's wild cat is in trouble. Can they solve the mystery - and save the cat's life - before it's too late?--FantasticFiction.com.


Dog man : fetch-22 / written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey as George Beard and Harold Hutchins with color by Jose Garibaldi.

Dog man : fetch-22 / written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey as George Beard and Harold Hutchins with color by Jose Garibaldi.
Petey the Cat is out of jail, and he has a brand-new lease on life. While Petey's reevaluated what matters most, Li'l Petey is struggling to find the good in the world. Can Petey and Dog Man stop fighting like cats and dogs long enough to put their paws together and work as a team? They need each other now more than ever -- Li'l Petey (and the world) is counting on them!


Good night, Buckeye / by Dan Wurm ; illustrated by Danielle Deley.

Buckeye, a service dog in training, tells his brother about his busy week.


Where's Waldo? Double trouble at the museum : the ultimate spot-the-difference book / Martin Handford.

Where's Waldo? Double trouble at the museum : the ultimate spot-the-difference book / Martin Handford.
Maybe you're good at spotting Waldo. But can you spot the difference? Head to the museum, where even the sharpest eyes are seeing double. Waldo is wandering through the museum, where there are some devilishly difficult differences to decipher. Finding Waldo and his buddies is hard enough, but who can spot the minutiae that separate one Egyptian tablet from another? The dastardly details that make two maritime scenes unalike? The itty-bitty discrepancies between the vintage books and scrolls? With more than five hundred differences to be delineated, this brand-new spin on the art of spotting Waldo will have fans of all ages lining up to take a look.--Amazon.com


Bedtime for sweet creatures / words by Nikki Grimes ; pictures by Elizabeth Zunon.

Bedtime for sweet creatures /  words by Nikki Grimes ; pictures by Elizabeth Zunon.
A beloved and very sleepy little boy resists his mother's efforts to put him to bed.


Clotho the Fate / Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams.

Clotho the Fate /  Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams.
During a secret trip to the Immortal Marketplace, Clotho, one of the three Fates, risks revealing her identity and if that were not enough, she must face up to an old mistake she made several years ago that could mess up a mortal's whole life.


Hercules and the nine-headed Hydra / by Tracey West ; created by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams ; illustrations by Craig Phillips.

Hercules and the nine-headed Hydra /  by Tracey West ; created by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams ; illustrations by Craig Phillips.
When Hercules vandalizes Eurythseus' temple and Eurythseus threatens war with the Olympians, the Oracle Pythia decides that Hercules must present him with a scale from the nine-headed serpent, Hydra, to make amends.


Plants vs. zombies. written by Paul Tobin ; art by Jacob Chabot ; colors by Heather Breckel ; letters by Steve Dutro ; cover by Jacob Chabot.

Plants vs. zombies.  written by Paul Tobin ; art by Jacob Chabot ; colors by Heather Breckel ; letters by Steve Dutro ; cover by Jacob Chabot.
When Zomboss creates kid robots to mimic Nate and Patrice and lead the plants astray, Crazy Dave unleashes some new inventions-and introduces some surprising additions to the Neighborville team!--


Unseen worlds : real-life microscopic creatures hiding all around us / [illustrations and text by] Hélène Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt ; scientific consultants: Cédric Hubas and Christine Rollard.

Unseen worlds : real-life microscopic creatures hiding all around us / [illustrations and text by] Hélène Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt ; scientific consultants: Cédric Hubas and Christine Rollard.
Offers an illustrated exploration of the microscopic and small-scale animal world, with large fold-out illustrations that depict diverse ecosystems and their tiny inhabitants to scale.


Finding Narnia : the story of C.S. Lewis and his brother / Caroine McAlister ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan.

Finding Narnia : the story of C.S. Lewis and his brother / Caroine McAlister ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan.
Before C.S. Lewis wrote The Chronicles of Narnia, he was a young boy named Jack who spent his days dreaming up stories of other worlds filled with knights, castles, and talking animals. His brother, Warnie, spent his days imagining worlds filled with trains, boats, and technology. One rainy day, they found a wardrobe in a little room next to the attic, and they wondered, What if the wardrobe had no end? Years later, Jack began to think about what could be beyond that wardrobe, and about a girl named Lucy and her siblings. This picture book biography introduces the beloved creator of The Chronicles of Narnia to a new generation of children who see hidden magic in the world around them.


This is a sea cow / by Cassandra Federman.

This is a sea cow /  by Cassandra Federman.
As a young child writes a school report about sea cows, or manatees, her subject tries to defend herself against unflattering comparisons to a land cow. Includes facts about manatees and links to sites where one can adopt a manatee.


Telling time / by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Edward Miller.

Telling time /  by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Edward Miller.
This picture book offers explanations of how to tell time, the difference between digital and analog time and AM and PM--


Princess Arabella is a big sister / Mylo Freeman ; translated from Dutch by Laura Watkinson.

Princess Arabella is a big sister /  Mylo Freeman ; translated from Dutch by Laura Watkinson.
Princess Arabella can't wait to have a younger sibling to play with. But what would be most fun, a brother or a sister? Sisters seem great, until she meets Prince Mimoen's sister. A brother then? Princess Ling's brothers seem like too much trouble! What do Mum and Dad have in store for Princess Arabella?


Who wants to be a pirate? : what it was really like in the golden age of piracy / Bridget Heos ; Illustrated by Daniel Duncan.

Who wants to be a pirate? : what it was really like in the golden age of piracy / Bridget Heos ; Illustrated by Daniel Duncan.
Have you ever wanted to be a pirate? To sail the high seas in search of adventure--and maybe some buried treasure? ... Captain Parrot is here to tell you about the life of a real swashbuckler from the Golden Age of Piracy (1650-1730). From danger to the doldrums, [this book] has all the need-to-know facts. And don't worry about walking the plank--strap in for fun and join Captain Parrot's pirate crew!--Provided by publisher.


Fergal and the bad temper / Robert Starling.

Fergal and the bad temper /  Robert Starling.
Fergal the dragon has trouble controling his temper, but after one really fiery day, his mom shows him a trick on how to cool down.


Reading Beauty / by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Meg Hunt.

Reading Beauty /  by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Meg Hunt.
In this version of Sleeping Beauty, told in verse, the Princess is threatened with a curse which will start with a paper cut; devastated that all her books have been taken away, she sets out with her dog, Prince, to find the fairy who cast the curse and make her reverse it.


How to code a rollercoaster / written by Josh Funk ; illustrated by Sara Palacios ; foreword by Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code.

How to code a rollercoaster /  written by Josh Funk ; illustrated by Sara Palacios ; foreword by Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code.
Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, are enjoying a day out at the amusement park and learning more about coding--


When the snow is deeper than my boots are tall / Jean Reidy ; illustrations by Joey Chou.

When the snow is deeper than my boots are tall /  Jean Reidy ; illustrations by Joey Chou.
A child enjoys playing in snow with their family.


Hobgoblin and the seven stinkers of Rancidia / by Kyle Sullivan ; illustrated by Derek Sullivan.

Hobgoblin and the seven stinkers of Rancidia /  by Kyle Sullivan ; illustrated by Derek Sullivan.
Set in the faraway (and terrible-smelling) land of Rancidia, where it's good to smell bad and bad to smell good, this uproarious send-up of Snow White follows the adventures of the profoundly stinky Hobgoblin as he flees the jealous wrath of a monstrous, democracy-hating ogre tyrant named Fiddlefart. Along the way, he joins forces with the Seven Stinkers--an outcast band of foul-smelling creatures (Grody the bog monster, Yucky the skunk ape, Icky the sloth, Musty the mummy, Fusty the moldy pirate skeleton, Poot the sentient dung ball, and Toot, the dung beetle), the adorable barking spiders, and a mysterious squirrel known only as The Huntress. Hobgoblin and The Seven Stinkers of Rancidia modernizes (and stinks up) the themes of the classic fairy tale to serve as a timely parable of the virtues of democracy and diversity versus the evils of corrupt regimes.


The perfect seat / by Minh Lê & [illustrations by] Gus Gordon.

The perfect seat /  by Minh Lê & [illustrations by] Gus Gordon.
Eager to read together, a parent and child search for the perfect seat.


Ada Lovelace cracks the code / text, Corinne Purtill ; cover and illustrations, Marina Muun.

Ada Lovelace cracks the code /  text, Corinne Purtill ; cover and illustrations, Marina Muun.
Growing up in nineteenth century London, England, Ada is curious about absolutely everything. She is obsessed with machines and with creatures that fly. She even designs her own flying laboratory! According to her mother, Ada is a bit too wild, so she encourages Ada to study math. At first Ada thinks: Bleh! Who can get excited about a subject without pictures? But she soon falls in love with it. One day she encounters a mysterious machine, and from that moment forward Ada imagines a future full of possibility.--Page [4] of cover.


Madam C.J. Walker builds a business / text, Denene Millner ; cover and illustrations, Salini Perera.

Madam C.J. Walker builds a business /  text, Denene Millner ; cover and illustrations, Salini Perera.
Sarah is the first in her family to be born free in Delta, Louisiana. But being free doesn't mean that Sarah doesn't have to work. She cooks, she cleans, she picks cotton, she does laundry, and she babysits. And when she works, she wraps up her hair. One day, Sarah's hair starts to fall out! It's itchy, crunchy, patchy, and won't grow. Instead of giving up, Sarah searches for the right products. And then she invents something better than any shampoo or hair oil she's used before. Her hair grows and grows, so she decides to start her own business.--Back cover


Wild honey from the moon / Kenneth Kraegel.

Wild honey from the moon /  Kenneth Kraegel.
On a cold winter's eve, deep in the woods, a mother shrew frets about her sick young son. His head is cold and his feet are hot, and there is only one thing that can cure him: wild honey from the moon. Mother Shrew does not stop to wonder how she will make such an impossible journey. Instead, she grabs her trusty red umbrella, gives her darling son a kiss, and sets out into the unknown. Along the way, Mother Shrew encounters one obstacle after another, from a malevolent owl to a herd of restless night mares to an island humming with angry bees. But each can prove no match for a mother on a mission. From the mind of the uniquely talented Kenneth Kraegel comes an utterly original ode to the limitlessness of maternal love. In an epic adventure like no other, an unflappable mother will stop at nothing to find a cure for her ailing young son -- even if it means traveling to the moon itself.--


Encounter / written by Brittany Luby ; illustrated by Michaela Goade.

Encounter /  written by Brittany Luby ; illustrated by Michaela Goade.
Awakened gently by Sun, Sailor sets off to explore new lands where he meets Fisher, and although they speak and dress differently, they find they have much in common. Includes author's note about the first encounter between a European explorer and a Native North American.


Parker looks up : an extraordinary moment / by Parker Curry & Jessica Curry ; illustrated by Brittany Jackson.

Parker looks up : an extraordinary moment / by Parker Curry & Jessica Curry ; illustrated by Brittany Jackson.
This book is based on the viral photograph of African American toddler Parker Curry, who, during a visit to the National Portrait Gallery, became mesmerized by Amy Sherald's portrait of Michelle Obama, who she thought was a queen. One rainy afternoon, Parker's mother (co-author Jessica Curry) makes the suggestion that they visit the museum, little sister Ava in tow. At the museum, they see Parker's friend Gia and her mother. The three girls dance through the halls of the museum noticing horses, flowers, and feathers in the famous works of art. Just before they leave, Parker notices the portrait of Michelle Obama, stops in her tracks, and that viral photographic moment is born. Parker's thoughts about what she sees when she looks at Michelle Obama are assumed by her expressive gaze, well captured by illustrator Jackson. The reimagined images of the paintings are brilliant. In one, Einstein seems to be looking down on Parker and Gia, who laugh at his bushy mustache, and ballerinas in frilly white tutus step out of the frame to join the girls as they dance down a hall. (The actual titles of the paintings are included in the backmatter.) One illustration shows a diverse group of children engaging in various activities, which invites young readers to imagine a world of possibilities for themselves, the way Parker does.--Kirkus


The Skeleton Coast / Mardi McConnochie.

The Skeleton Coast /  Mardi McConnochie.
In a future where a botched scientific experiment has flooded the planet, twins Will and Annalie finally set a course to intercept their father. He is protecting research about the flood's origins that the corrupt Admiralty is bent on turning to their own sinister purposes.--


Sisterland / Salla Simukka ; translated from the Finnish by Owen F. Witesman.

Sisterland /  Salla Simukka ; translated from the Finnish by Owen F. Witesman.
From a world where winter never seems to end, eleven-year-old Alice falls into a land of summer, meets her soul-sister Marissa, and works with her to overcome powerful Queen Lili.


Child of Glass / Beatrice Alemagna ; translated from the French by Claudia Zoe Bedrick.

Child of Glass /  Beatrice Alemagna ; translated from the French by Claudia Zoe Bedrick.
A story about difference, exclusion, and ultimately self-acceptance, Child of Glass explores the interplay between inner and outer and the journey we have to go on to become ourselves. Child of Glass is about Gisele, a fragile, strong, transparent girl who denounces the meanness that can mark life in the world. In sparse, poetic language that all of us, however young or old, can understand, Child of Glass reminds us of our birthright to become ourselves. Freedom isn't about accepting what is; it's about asking the questions and taking the actions that allow us to be at home in the world.


Wait, rest, pause : dormancy in nature / Marcie Flinchum Atkins.

Wait, rest, pause : dormancy in nature / Marcie Flinchum Atkins.
Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which animals do what. Featuring creatures like ladybugs, chickadees, squirrels, and even alligators, this book won't put curious kids to sleep!


The wooden fish / written by Wenxuan Cao ; illustrated by Yanling Gong.

The wooden fish /  written by Wenxuan Cao ; illustrated by Yanling Gong.
In the middle of a great big river stands a single wooden post. It appears useless because the lone post cannot form a bridge by itself. The wooden post yearns for freedom and friendship. Its days are brightened when a shepherd boy sits by the riverbank, keeping it company. When danger befalls its new friend, will the wooden post be able to help despite being stuck in one spot?--Publisher's description.


Rabbit and the motorbike / by Kate Hoefler ; art by Sarah Jacoby.

Rabbit and the motorbike /  by Kate Hoefler ; art by Sarah Jacoby.
Rabbit lives, happy and content, in a wheat field, never venturing outside its bounds; but he enjoys old Dog's stories of life on the road with his motorbike--so when Dog dies and leaves Rabbit his bike, Rabbit starts to feel the powerful pull of the open road.


A talent for trouble / Natasha Farrant.

A talent for trouble /  Natasha Farrant.
Eleven-year-old Alice Mistlethwaite persuades her boarding school friends, Jesse and Fergus, to set out on an off-the-grid adventure in which they face storms, illness, injury, and international jewel thieves.~Originally published: London : Faber & Faber Limited, 2018, as Children of Castle Rock.


Red house, tree house, little bitty brown mouse / by Jane Godwin ; illustrated by Blanca Gómez.

Red house, tree house, little bitty brown mouse /  by Jane Godwin ; illustrated by Blanca Gómez.
In this rhyming story, a young mouse makes her way around the world, introducing colors.


Mephisto / Bernard Villiot ; Antoine Guilloppé ; english text adaptation by Kathryn Bishop.

Mephisto /  Bernard Villiot ; Antoine Guilloppé ; english text adaptation by Kathryn Bishop.
Mephisto the black cat lives apart from other cats. Shunned by the townspeople for being a harbinger of bad luck, he never gets to sit inside by the fireplace like the tomcats do. Instead he dodges constant insults and abuse. He decides to leave behind the world of humans for a peaceful life in the country, but once winter comes and he returns to the city, the townspeople find that they need him, after all. Still, nothing is as important to Mephisto as his freedom. This moving and poetic story, stunningly illustrated with lasercut paper, makes for a thought-provoking parable about the nature of intolerance--


I'm not Millie! / Mark Pett.

I'm not Millie! /  Mark Pett.
Someone is causing a lot of trouble during and after supper, but Millie is certainly not the guilty one.


Snowy race / April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

Snowy race /  April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.
A girl and her father set out in his snowplow to pick up someone special at the train station during a snow storm--


Off I go! / by Kelly Greenawalt ; illustrated by Amariah Rauscher.

Off I go! /  by Kelly Greenawalt ; illustrated by Amariah Rauscher.
Told in rhyming text, Princess Truly uses her super powers to explore the world, whether it is visiting penguins with her brother in Antarctica, or taking her timid pug Sir Noodles on a vacation in a rain forest.


Treasure / Mireille Messier and Irene Luxbacher.

Treasure /  Mireille Messier and Irene Luxbacher.
When two siblings go on a treasure hunt, they aren't sure exactly what kind of treasure they are looking for. What they do know is that treasures are shiny, mysterious and precious--and that all the best treasures are hard to find! As they explore the forest together, the pair learns that the most special treasures are not always something we can pick up in our hands--


Fix that clock! / Kurt Cyrus.

Fix that clock! /  Kurt Cyrus.
A construction crew rebuilds an old clock tower that has become home to rats, bats, mice, and an assortment of birds.


Greta and the giants : inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world / Zoë Tucker, Zoe Persico.

Greta and the giants : inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world / Zoë Tucker, Zoe Persico.
Greta is a little girl who lives in a beautiful forest threatened by Giants. When the Giants first came to the forest, they chopped down trees to make houses. Then they chopped down more trees and made even bigger homes. The houses grew into towns and the towns grew into cities, until now there is hardly any forest left. Greta knows she has to help the animals who live in the forest, but how? Luckily, Greta has an idea... -- back cover.


The hike / Alison Farrell.

The hike /  Alison Farrell.
The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest. Here is the best and worst of any hike: from picnics to puffing and panting, deer-sighting to detours. This spirited picture book is filled with lyrical language that captures the majesty of the natural world, coupled with a fun narrative throughout. Features a glossary and scientific backmatter. Includes a sketchbook by one of the characters that highlights aspects of the hike. Abundant labels throughout for scientific learning. The Hike is about how fun it can be to explore nature in your own backyard. This book is a must-have for budding scientists, best friends, and all adventurers in preschool and kindergarten. --


American Girl holiday baking / photography by Nicole Hill Gerulat ; conceived and produced by Weldon Owen International.

American Girl holiday baking /  photography by Nicole Hill Gerulat ; conceived and produced by Weldon Owen International.
From Christmas cookies and pecan pie to winter-themed cupcakes and sweet giftable confections, there's a special treat to help celebrate your favorite festive occasion. In these colorful, inspirational pages, you'll find recipes for beloved baked sweets to mark holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, as well as ideas for entertaining and gift giving. The more than 50 enticing recipes include everything from cookies, candies, cakes, pies, and cupcakes, to muffins, sweet breads, rolls, and waffles. -- Amazon.


Dog driven / by Terry Lynn Johnson.

Dog driven /  by Terry Lynn Johnson.
McKenna, fourteen, is losing her vision to Stargardt's disease, but that will not stop her from competing in a rigorous new sled dog race through the Canadian wilderness.--


What John Marco saw / by Annie Barrows ; illustrated by Nancy Lemon.

What John Marco saw /  by Annie Barrows ; illustrated by Nancy Lemon.
Little John Marco is a keen observer of his world, but nobody--not his big brothers and sisters, not his parents, or his neighbors--listens to him; and only the fat orange cat in the front yard agrees with him that the tree in the yard is falling down.


Griffith's guide for dragon masters / by Tracey West ; illustrated by Matt Loveridge.

Griffith's guide for dragon masters /  by Tracey West ; illustrated by Matt Loveridge.
Congratulations! You have been chosen by the Dragon Stone! Here is your official Dragon Master guide. Inside you will find facts about the Dragon Masters and their powerful dragons, review secret notes from me and other wizards, study world maps, learn the history of the Dragon Masters, and more! - Griffith of the Green Fields, Royal Wizard to King Roland of Bracken. --


I see / Joe Cepeda.

I see /  Joe Cepeda.
An easy reader where a boy sees insects and animals--


Don't tell the Nazis : a novel / by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch.

Don't tell the Nazis : a novel / by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch.
It is June 1941 and after the brutal rule of the Soviets the people of Krystia's small Ukrainian village are inclined to look on the German invaders as liberators; but soon the Nazis start rounding up Jewish Ukrainians, and Krystia is faced with a terrible choice--risk everything by helping her Jewish friends and neighbors to hide, or save herself and her family by doing nothing.


The cool bean / written by Jory John ; illustrations by Pete Oswald.

The cool bean /  written by Jory John ; illustrations by Pete Oswald.
Everyone knows the cool beans. They're sooooo cool. And then there's the uncool has-bean . . . Always on the sidelines, one bean unsuccessfully tries everything he can to fit in with the crowd--until one day the cool beans show him how it's done.


Angryman / Gro Dahle ; [illustrated by] Svein Nyhus ; translated by Tara Chace.

Angryman /  Gro Dahle ; [illustrated by] Svein Nyhus ; translated by Tara Chace.
There's someone in the living room. It's Dad. It is Angryman. Boj's father can be very angry and violent. Boj calls this side of his father's personality Angryman. When Angryman comes no one is safe. Until something powerful happens... Gro Dahle's astute text and Svein Nyhus's bold, evocative art capture the full range of emotions that descend upon a small family as they grapple with Angryman. With an important message to children who experience the same things as Boj: You are not alone. It's not your fault. You must tell someone you trust. It doesn't have to be this way!--Jacket.


The Princess in Black and the bathtime battle / Shannon Hale & Dean Hale ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham.

The Princess in Black and the bathtime battle /  Shannon Hale & Dean Hale ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham.
When the goat pasture is plagued with a foul stench, the Princess in Black and her friends must take on a stinky beast.


Major Impossible / Nathan Hale.

Major Impossible /  Nathan Hale.
John Wesley Powell always had the spirit of adventure in him. As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring. When the Civil War began, Powell went to fight for the Union, and even after he lost most of his right arm, he continued to fight until the war was over. In 1869, he embarked with the Colorado River Exploring Expedition-- ten men in four boats-- to float through the Grand Canyon. Ten explorers went in, but only six came out. Powell would come to be known as one of the most epic explorers in history!


The little snowplow wishes for snow / Lora Koehler ; illustrated by Jake Parker.

The little snowplow wishes for snow /  Lora Koehler ; illustrated by Jake Parker.
The little snowplow loves his job on the Mighty Mountain Road Crew, but the work he loves best is plowing snow. Throughout the year, he wishes for snow to come, but winter begins without a single flake in sight. As the weeks pass and the little snowplow's birthday approaches, he starts to wonder whether it will snow at all. Will the little snowplow's birthday dreams come true?--Amazon.com.


You loves Ewe! / story, pictures, and wacky wordplay by Cece Bell.

You loves Ewe! /  story, pictures, and wacky wordplay by Cece Bell.
Homonyms cause great confusion as an increasingly cranky yam tries to make introductions and provide explanations to a newly-arrived and rather silly donkey.


Hello / Aiko Ikegami.

Hello /  Aiko Ikegami.
In this wordless picture book, an alien visits Earth, makes friends with a little girl, and returns to his home planet to share his experiences.


The bear and the star / by Lola M. Schaefer ; illustrated by Bethanne Andersen.

The bear and the star /  by Lola M. Schaefer ; illustrated by Bethanne Andersen.
On a cold winter morning, Bear welcomes a new star to the sky and searches for the perfect treea majestic evergreenunder which to host a holiday celebration for everyone to enjoy. Bear roars to the East, the West, the North, and the South; his invitation echoing around the world. Guests start to arrive. They are feathered, furry, scaledon the wing, on four paws, on two feet. They are young and old. They bring gifts. They bring love. They bring hope for peace.


The lost cousins / B.B. Cronin.

The lost cousins /  B.B. Cronin.
Grandad realizes the children have never met their cousins who are scattered across the globe. It's time to head off on an adventure to go visit them--but finding the long-lost cousins is harder than it sounds! --


Mia Mayhem vs. the mighty robot / by Kara West ; illustrated by Leeza Hernandez.

Mia Mayhem vs. the mighty robot /  by Kara West ; illustrated by Leeza Hernandez.
Mia's best friend, Eddie, has built an awesome robot that's supposed to be a mighty cleaning machine! And at first, everything runs smoothly as the robot helps around the house and at regular school! But things quickly go haywire when Mia accidentally makes the robot grow three times its normal size. Does Mia have what it takes to go up against a mighty, big robot? --


Monster trucks / Tedd Arnold.

Monster trucks /  Tedd Arnold.
Buzz and Fly Guy learn about monster truck technology, tricks, events, and safety.--


Bindi baby : gintee = numbers (Punjabi) / by Gnaana ; illustrations prepared in coordination with Kate Armstrong, Madison & Mi Design Boutique ; text translation by Tejinder Soodan ; [text by Aruna K. Hatti]

Learn numerals in Punjabi.


Bindi baby : rang = colors (Punjabi) / by Gnaana ; [illustrations prepared in coordination with Kate Armstrong, Madison & Mi Design Boutique ; text translation by Baldev Singh ; text by Aruna K. Hatti].



Maisha ni mazuri! / Ana Eulate, Nívola Uyá ; Swahili translation by Calamo & Cran.

Maisha ni mazuri! /  Ana Eulate, Nívola Uyá ; Swahili translation by Calamo & Cran.
A tale of solidarity and the beauty that lies within us. A journey into the heart of Africa and into the heart and hope of our inner child.


 

 

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