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Fiona saves the day / New York Times bestselling illustrator, Richard Cowdrey ; with Donald Wu.

Fiona saves the day /  New York Times bestselling illustrator, Richard Cowdrey ; with Donald Wu.
Fiona the Hippo and her friends at the zoo come together to help Mango, a little blue penguin who is stuck on a ledge.


Alligators and crocodiles can't chew! : and other amazing facts / by Thea Feldman ; illustrated by Lee Cosgrove.

Alligators and crocodiles are strong enough to bite through bone, but did you know that they can't chew their food? Readers will love learning about what makes alligators and crocodiles super, as well as how to tell the two animals apart. The backmatter discusses the conservation success story of the previously endangered American alligator. -- Amazon.com.


The mystery of the dragon eggs / adapted by Maggie Testa.

The mystery of the dragon eggs /  adapted by Maggie Testa.
When Dak and Leyla find dragon eggs they can't identify, they vow to take extra special care of them until they hatch.--


Pinkalicious, happy birthday! / by Victoria Kann.

Pinkalicious, happy birthday! /  by Victoria Kann.
Pinkalicious wants the most pinkatastic birthday party ever, and all she needs is some extra pink pizzazz. When she ties more and more balloons to her chair, she accidentally goes on a pinkamazing birthday adventure!


Sloths / by Karen Latchana Kenney.

Sloths /  by Karen Latchana Kenney.
Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to sloths. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade--


I am Mary Anning / adapted by Brooke Vitale.

Xavier, Brad, and Yadina are off on a fossil hunt with paleontologist Mary Anning! She helps them learn that when you start something it feels good to finish it--


Dance party. / Pip Bird ; illustrated by David O'Connell.

Dance party. /  Pip Bird ; illustrated by David O'Connell.
Everyone at Unicorn School is excited for the upcoming dance party, including Mira--even though her unicorn, Dave, loves doughnuts more than prancing. But before the dance, Mira and Dave have to go on a very special quest with their classmates--a quest that threatens to get wildly out of control. Will Mira and Dave make it out of the Crystal Maze Mine in time to hit the dance floor? This third book in the hilarious new chapter book series Dave the Unicorn: Dance Party continues the story of Mira at Unicorn School and her unicorn Dave, who's not the statuesque stallion we're trained to expect. But Dave also has a few tricks up his sleeve that remind Mira--and all of us--that friendship is more important than conquering any quest.


Camila the baking star / by Alicia Salazar ; illustrated by Thais Damião.

Camila the baking star /  by Alicia Salazar ; illustrated by Thais Damião.
Camila and her Papá enter a televised baking competition, but trying to do everything herself results in a mess so Papá helps to bake strawberry-iced cake pops that could make them stars.


Camila the stage star / by Alicia Salazar ; illustrated by Thais Damião.

Camila the stage star /  by Alicia Salazar ; illustrated by Thais Damião.
When Camila tries out for a play, she practices hard to get ready for auditions. So she's extra disappointed when she doesn't get the starring role. But as she learns her part and works with the rest of the cast, Camila discovers there is more than one way to be a star--


Patrick's polka-dot tights / written by Kristen McCurry ; illustrated by MacKenzie Haley.

Patrick's polka-dot tights /  written by Kristen McCurry ; illustrated by MacKenzie Haley.
Patrick loves his sister's tights, using them as a slingshot or dog leash, or wearing them to feel comfortable and warm, so when his sister accidentally ruins them, he is brokenhearted.


Last dance / Hanna Schroy.

Last dance /  Hanna Schroy.
An injured dancer uses the aid of a dark spirit to regain her title as prima ballerina, but it comes with a cost!--


Biscuit and the little llamas / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Rose Mary Berlin in the style of Pat Schories.

Biscuit and the little llamas /  story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Rose Mary Berlin in the style of Pat Schories.
It's spring on the farm. Join the beloved and bestselling little yellow puppy, Biscuit, as he makes friends with the piglets, the lambs, the chicks, and even the little llamas!--


I am not a penguin : a pangolin's lament / by Liz Wong.

I am not a penguin : a pangolin's lament / by Liz Wong.
Poor Pangolin! He's trying to explain who he is, but the other animals keep getting confused. A pangolin might be a very unusual animal, but in this very funny story of mix-ups and misunderstandings, he discovers the rarest creature of all: a friend who really listens and likes you for who you are. Includes some interesting facts about pangolins.


I wish I was a flamingo / by Jennifer Bové.

I wish I was a flamingo /  by Jennifer Bové.
What if you wished you were a flamingo and then you became one? Could you eat like a flamingo? Talk like a flamingo? Grow up in a flamingo family? And would you want to? Find out! Ranger Rick explorers can learn all about Flamingos in this reader full of fascinating facts, vivid wildlife photographs, a Wild Words glossary, and a hands-on activity.--Amazon.


A very big problem / Amy-Jill Levine & Sandy Eisenberg Sasso ; illustrated by Annie Bowler.

A very big problem /  Amy-Jill Levine & Sandy Eisenberg Sasso ; illustrated by Annie Bowler.
In the beginning, God's garden is beautiful and peaceful, but it doesn't stay that way. Everyone has something to say! Rain brags that it s the most refreshing. Birds boast that they are the most splendid. Earthworms bluster about their busyness. Then Children come along, claiming to be the best of all. And it s only fair that the best is loved most, isn t it? Includes note to parents and educators.


Watch me : a story of immigration and inspiration / Doyin Richards ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda.

Watch me : a story of immigration and inspiration / Doyin Richards ; illustrated by Joe Cepeda.
When Joe came to America from Africa, he worked hard in school, made friends, and embraced his new home, but many did not believe he would succeed.


Early one morning / Mem Fox ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

Early one morning /  Mem Fox ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.
A little boy takes a walk to fetch something for his breakfast before sitting down for a meal with his grandmother--


Professor Renoir's collection of oddities, curiosities, and delights / Randall Platt.

Professor Renoir's collection of oddities, curiosities, and delights /  Randall Platt.
In 1896, fourteen-year-old giant Fern Babe Killingsworth joins a travelling carnival where she befriends a dwarf and some animals, with whom she escapes the clutches of a corrupt businessman.


Spin with me / Ami Polonsky.

Spin with me /  Ami Polonsky.
Essie is not excited about moving to North Carolina for her dad's visiting professorship, and counts the days until she can return home. Then she meet Ollie, who is nonbinary. Ollie is smart and confident, and begins to juggle their passion for queer advocacy with their other interest. Can the two untangle their feelings before their time together is done? -- adapted from jacket


Sloth wasn't sleepy / Kate Messner ; illustrated by Valentina Toro.

Sloth wasn't sleepy /  Kate Messner ; illustrated by Valentina Toro.
A tough day, a bad dream, a scary noise ... these are just a few of the things that can keep kids wide awake and frightened after dark. But Mama Sloth knows the secrets for calming worried minds and getting to sleep--and as she shares them with her daughter, young readers will learn valuable relaxation skills that last a lifetime.


Oona / words by Kelly DiPucchio ; pictures by Raissa Figueroa.

Oona /  words by Kelly DiPucchio ; pictures by Raissa Figueroa.
Oona and her best friend Otto love to search for treasure...and often find trouble instead. Messy trouble. Tricky trouble. Even shark-related trouble. That's never stopped them before, though! After all, no proper treasure hunt is without some adventure. But when the grandest treasure yet is stuck in a deep, dark rift, Oona's not sure if she can dive right in. What might be waiting for her in those unknown waters?


Slime for dinner / Geronimo Stilton with Tom Angleberger ; story by Elisabetta Dami ; color by Corey Barber ; story by Elisabetta Dami ; translated by Emily Clement ; lettering by Kristin Kemper.

Slime for dinner /  Geronimo Stilton with Tom Angleberger ; story by Elisabetta Dami ; color by Corey Barber ; story by Elisabetta Dami ;  translated by Emily Clement ; lettering by Kristin Kemper.
Geronimo receives a mysterious package. It was a coffin. And it was gift-wrapped! It was an invitation to a spine-tingling mystery dinner at Cacklefur Castle. Geronimo, Thea, and Trap find spiders, bats, and ... something slimy. Can Geronimo solve the mystery before he is frightened out of his fur?--Amazon.com


Kingston and the magician's lost and found / Rucker Moses and Theo Gangi ; map and interior illustrations by Sienne Josselin.

Kingston and the magician's lost and found /  Rucker Moses and Theo Gangi ; map and interior illustrations by Sienne Josselin.
Returning to Brooklyn, where his magician-father disappeared years before, twelve-year-old Kingston learns that magic is real and that if he enters the Realm, he might get his father back.


Field trip/ Pip Bird ; illustrated by David O'Connell.

Field trip/  Pip Bird ; illustrated by David O'Connell.
Unicorn School is a magical place of quests, adventure, and fun. And field trips! Mira and her unicorn best friend, Dave, can't wait to visit a bunch of adorable baby animals. But then Dave eats all of his food right away. And some other people's food, too. Some of Mira's friends take the field trip rules a little too seriously. And Mira becomes fixated on finding a super-rare, super-cute kitticorn. But does it even exist? This fourth book in the hilarious chapter book series continues the story of Mira and her unicorn Dave, who's not the statuesque stallion you'd expect. But Dave has a few tricks up his sleeve that remind Mira--and all of us--that no matter where you go, home is where your friends are.


Albert Hopper, science hero : Blasting through the solar system! / John Himmelman.

Albert Hopper, science hero : Blasting through the solar system! / John Himmelman.
Professor Albert Hopper, frog and Science Hero, travels with his niece Polly and nephew Tad throughout the solar system, exploring the sun, asteroids and comets, and the planets.


I see you see / Richard Jackson ; illustrated by Patrice Barton.

I see you see /  Richard Jackson ; illustrated by Patrice Barton.
Jonah tags along when Maise takes the dog, Tinker, out, and he turns their walk into an exercise in imagination.


The world between blinks / Amie Kaufman & Ryan Graudin.

The world between blinks /  Amie Kaufman & Ryan Graudin.
Whenever Jake and Marisol get together, adventure follows. They have their late Nana to thank for that. Her epic trips and treasure hunts were legendary. With the whole family reuniting for one last summer vacation at Nana's home, the cousins are prepared for an extraordinary trip of their own. Following a map Nana left behind, Jake and Marisol sneak out to a nearby lighthouse, then accidentally slip into another world! The World Between Blinks is a magical place, where all sorts of lost things and people wind up. Everywhere they turn, the cousins find real mysteries from history and a few they thought were just myths, from pilot Amelia Earhart to the fabled city of Atlantis. But the man who holds the key to Jake and Marisol's journey home doesn't want to be found . . . and if the cousins don't catch him fast, they could end up lost in this world forever.--


Eat bugs / by Heather Alexander with Laura D'Asaro and Rose Wang, the founders of Chirps ; illustrated by Vanessa Flores.

Eat bugs /  by Heather Alexander with Laura D'Asaro and Rose Wang, the founders of Chirps ; illustrated by Vanessa Flores.
Hallie and Jaye are both sixth graders at Brookdale Middle School, but they couldn't be more different. Jaye is one of the popular kids who'll do almost anything to maintain her status. Hallie's only friend has moved away, and she couldn't care less what anyone thinks of her. So when the two girls are paired up as partners for a pitch competition held by their Business Education and Entrepreneurship class, it's not exactly a perfect match. After all, Jaye doesn't want to be seen with the kid who was dubbed Bug Girl after eating a fried cricket during a class trip to the zoo! But the pair are stuck together, and soon enough Jaye is also stuck with Hallie's idea: finding creative ways to sell bugs as food. Jaye's not thrilled but is willing to give it a shot, since winners get to compete in the county competition, potentially followed by states and nationals. And Jaye wants to win.--Amazon.


Treasure of the world / Tara Sullivan.

Treasure of the world /  Tara Sullivan.
A twelve-year-old girl must find a way to help her family survive in a desolate and impoverished Bolivian silver mining community-- Provided by publisher.


That girl on TV could be me! : the journey of a Latina news anchor = Yo podría ser esa chica en la tele! : el camino de una noticiera latina / by Leticia Ordaz ; illustrated by Juan Calle.

That girl on TV could be me! : the journey of a Latina news anchor = Yo podría ser esa chica en la tele! : el camino de una noticiera latina / by Leticia Ordaz ; illustrated by Juan Calle.
This is an autobiography of a Latina TV news anchor. Growing up near Sacramento, CA, little Leticia dreams of being a TV newscaster. But no one on TV looks like her. This shy, small-town girl overcomes barriers, like her fear of public speaking, to become the first in her hardworking Mexican family to attend college. Then, starting as an intern, she climbs the ladder, travels to different cities, and reports on a rainbow of stories. Eventually she lands her dream job: working at her hometown Channel 3.--


Sylvie / Sylvie Kantorovitz.

Sylvie /  Sylvie Kantorovitz.
When a teacher asks Sylvie's class what they want to be when they grow up, Sylvie is the only one without an answer. In this funny, perceptive graphic memoir, a girl who works very hard to be the perfect student, daughter, and friend must figure out who she is to the least demanding person in her life: herself.--Book jacket flap.


When Cloud became a cloud / Rob Hodgson.

When Cloud became a cloud /  Rob Hodgson.
Meet Cloud! Follow along as she moves, transforms, precipitates, and more in this charming and humorous portrayal of the water cycle.--Provided by publisher.


The last straw : kids vs. plastics / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Christiane Engel.

The last straw : kids vs. plastics / written by Susan Hood ; illustrated by Christiane Engel.
Hood's poems highlight the threat of plastic and shows how it is hurting the health of our planet. You'll discover how scientists are using jellyfish snot and other methods to break down plastic pollution faster. Hood then introduces readers to young activists who are standing up and speaking out for change-- and inspires you to change the way you think about plastic! -- adapted from jacket~This collection of brilliant, lyrical nonfiction poems with bright, colorful illustrations highlights the threat of plastic and the kids who are fighting for change to save our planet.


Tales of the rails : legendary train routes of the world / written by Nathaniel Adams ; illustrated by Ryan Johnson.

Tales of the rails : legendary train routes of the world / written by Nathaniel Adams ; illustrated by Ryan Johnson.
Jump on board a visual journey that will draw readers young and old into the magic of traveling by train, the sense of adventure and discovery as you look around at the world passing by. Learn about the trains like the bullet train Shinkansen and the most ambitious, daring and important train routes ever constructed. From Australia to Wales, each route is unique. Find out why as we travel the globe and explore the stories of the people who built, designed and ride the railways. Discover how these routes came to be and the impact they have had on history and people's lives today. --Amazon.com.


Lumberjanes Volume 17, Smitten in the stars / written by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh ; illustrated by Kanesha C. Bryant ; colors by Maarta Laiho ; letters by Aubrey Aiese.

Lumberjanes Volume 17, Smitten in the stars /  written by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh ; illustrated by Kanesha C. Bryant ; colors by Maarta Laiho ; letters by Aubrey Aiese.
Jen and Rosie plan to take the Lumberjane scouts to see an amazing astronomical event. But their night of star-gazing is thrown off course when half of the Roanoke and Zodiac cabins sneak away into the night in search of aliens, leaving everyone else to deal with a gatecrashing goddess who throws the entire camp into a tizzy. Not to mention there's a nefarious kitten-napping and a super-secret crush to contend with!


Fly Guy presents : weird animals / Tedd Arnold.

Fly Guy is buzzing to learn all about the world's weirdest animals!--~While on a field trip to the zoo, Buzz and Fly Guy discover the world is filled with weird and unusual animals! From blobfish to naked mole rats, there's plenty for the best friends to explore. -- Amazon.com.


Food play! / Amy Palanjian.

Food play! /  Amy Palanjian.
Preschoolers learn how to prepare their own food with activities that foster fun in the kitchen and promote healthy eating habits. Colorful photo-driven recipes for making fruit wands, noodle bowls, chocolate smoothies, and more encourage kids to discover and expand their tastes and experience the joy and pride that come from making with their own hands the foods they eat. -- Amazon.com.


Roger and Matthew / by Michel Thériault ; illustrations by Magali Ben ; English translation by Pamela Doll.

Roger and Matthew /  by Michel Thériault ; illustrations by Magali Ben ; English translation by Pamela Doll.
Discusses the friendship of two boys that learn the beauty of love, and eventually grow, and age together as a same-sex couple.


Hard-boiled bugs for breakfast : and other tasty poems / Jack Prelutsky ; drawings by Ruth Chan.

Hard-boiled bugs for breakfast : and other tasty poems / Jack Prelutsky ; drawings by Ruth Chan.
More than 100 funny new poems from Jack Prelutsky, the nation's first children's poet laureate, in a wide array of poetic forms, from haiku to concrete poems and everything in between, and hilariously illustrated in black-and-white on every page--


 

 

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