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  • Fly

    Fly2022

    by Brittany Thurman

    (215)

    Summary: When Africa signs up for a double Dutch competition, her brother laughs -- how can she be in a competition when she's never double Dutched before? But Africa's going to prove to the world what she's...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT THURMAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • One springy, singy day

    One springy, singy day2021

    by Renee Kurilla , illustrator

    (95)

    Summary: A joyful ode to toddlerdom that follows a group of little ones through one buzzy, busy day. This is a vibrant, joyful story that follows a diverse cast of young children as they play throughout their day.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT KURILLA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Llama Glamarama

    Llama Glamarama2021

    by Simon James Green

    (178)

    Summary: Larry lives a slow and quiet life at the barn with all the other llamas, just the way they like it. But at night when everyone has gone to bed, Larry loves to dress up in bright costumes and dance!...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT GREEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • When Nana dances

    When Nana dances2021

    by Jane Yolen

    (49)

    Summary: Nana shimmies, bops, taps, and twirls her way to a shindig with her grandchildren, who love dancing with their grandmother.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT YOLEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Tea time

    Tea time2021

    by Beth Ferry

    (87)

    Summary: When Grandy invites Frannie to tee off with him at the golf course, Frannie and her mother misunderstand and pack a picnic basket for a lovely tea time.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT FERRY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • The in-between book

    The in-between book2021

    by Christopher Willard

    (60)

    Summary: Did you ever notice the space between the many things around you? Feel the space between breathing in and breathing out? Enjoy the moment between jumping up and coming back down? Trace the shapes...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT WILLARD

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Bedtime ballet

    Bedtime ballet2021

    by K. George

    (100)

    Summary: When the sun sets, the ballet can begin! From the first notes of the crickets' outdoor orchestra to her grand finale indoors, one little girl glisses and jetes her way to bedtime. Rhyming verse, fun...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT GEORGE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Sit with me : meditation for kids in seven easy steps

    Sit with me : meditation for kids in seven easy steps2020

    by Carolyn Kanjuro

    (62)

    Summary: You can squat like a frog or lounge like a cat -- but if you want to sit like a Buddha easy and free, there are seven key steps for taking your seat. This book invites kids of all ages to learn...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT KANJURO

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Peanut goes for the gold

    Peanut goes for the gold2020

    by Jonathan Van Ness

    (503)

    Summary: Peanut just has their own unique way of doing things. Whether it's cartwheeling during basketball practice or cutting their own hair, this little guinea pig puts their own special twist on life. So...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT VAN NESS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Cannonball

    Cannonball2020

    by Sacha Cotter

    Summary: Determined to execute the perfect cannonball dive, a boy tries to follow everyone's advice but finally hears Nan, an expert and former champion, who advises doing it his own way.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT COTTER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Friday Night Wrestlefest

    Friday Night Wrestlefest2020

    by Jennifer Fox

    (424)

    Summary: Ladies and Gentlemen, it's Friday night, and these kids are ready to wrestle! Join Dangerous Daddoo as he dishes out some serious moves to get the kids ready for bed. But what happens when Flying Mom Bomb gets home from work? Are the kids toast?

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT FOX

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Let's dance

    Let's dance2020

    by David Bowie

    (103)

    Summary: Since appearing on the 1983 album of the same name, "Let's Dance" has become one of David Bowie's best-selling singles. Illustrator Hannah Marks has breathed life into the playful lyrics of Bowie's...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT BOWIE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Boys dance!

    Boys dance!2020

    by John Robert Allman

    (299)

    Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate boys who dance, from their very first day of stretching at the barre while dreaming of the exciting roles they might one day play.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT ALLMAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Breathe deep, little sheep : a calm-down book for kids

    Breathe deep, little sheep : a calm-down book for kids2020

    by Jessica Lee

    (67)

    Summary: A kid-friendly introduction to self-soothing and mindfulness with adorable animal friends. A child's "very first step" into mindfulness where the story's short rhymes can be used as soothing mantras,...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT LEE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Ready, set, go! : sports of all sorts

    Ready, set, go! : sports of all sorts2020

    by Celeste Cortright

    (11)

    Summary: Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text introduce the basics of eight sports popular around the world, from track to gymnastics and baseball to karate. Includes endnotes on the different sports.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT CORTRIGHT

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Hike

    Hike2020

    by Pete Oswald , illustrator

    (1,457)

    Summary: A father and child head out on a hike, keeping a cherished family tradition alive.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT OSWALD

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Plinka Plinka shake shake

    Plinka Plinka shake shake2019

    by Emma Garcia

    (100)

    Summary: Ting ting, boom boom, and a kazoo that goes WHA WOO! Look what's in the music box: lots of instruments to bang, beat, and pluck. Can we play a tune? Every child will want to join this fun rhythm band.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT GARCIA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • How do you dance?

    How do you dance?2019

    by Thyra Heder , illustrator

    (643)

    Summary: There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts. You can dance at the market or the bus stop, with your fingers or your face. You can...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT HEDER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • High five

    High five2019

    by Adam Rubin

    (1,035)

    Summary: Animals present hand slapping skills to readers, just in time for the annual high five contest.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT RUBIN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • 1, 2, 3, jump!

    1, 2, 3, jump!2019

    by Lisl H. Detlefsen

    (156)

    Summary: From what to wear (a bathing suit, of course!) to what to expect (no, your teacher will not be a mermaid), this book covers the what ifs and how tos of getting in the pool for the first time. There's...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT DETLEFSEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Hello, sun! : a yoga sun salutation to start your day

    Hello, sun! : a yoga sun salutation to start your day2019

    by Sarah Jane Hinder , illustrator

    (61)

    Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a sun salutation yoga sequence for children. Includes step-by-step directions, facts about sun salutations, and directions for a sunshine meditation.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT HINDER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Dinosaur yoga

    Dinosaur yoga2019

    by Mariam Gates

    (69)

    Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text portray a variety of dinosaurs as they lift spiky frills, bend bumpy knees, and breathe through snouts while trying yoga poses.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT GATES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Salsa lullaby

    Salsa lullaby2019

    by Jen Arena

    (212)

    Summary: Parents put their young child to sleep with the help of some music and dancing.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT ARENA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Play this book

    Play this book2018

    by Jessica Young

    (386)

    Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to try various instruments and join a band.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT YOUNG

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • The patchwork bike

    The patchwork bike2018

    by Maxine Beneba Clarke

    (743)

    Summary: When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT CLARKE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Rock 'n' roll soul

    Rock 'n' roll soul2018

    by Susan Verde

    (253)

    Summary: A young music lover steps onto the school talent show stage determined to be herself and sing her own unique song.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT VERDE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Jack B. Ninja

    Jack B. Ninja2018

    by Tim McCanna

    (395)

    Summary: Inspired by the classic nursery rhyme, Jack employs his marital arts training to complete a secret mission that ends with a surprise.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT MCCANNA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • I got it!

    I got it!2018

    by David Wiesner , illustrator

    (672)

    Summary: In this wordless picture book, a young outfielder imagines all the terrifying ways he might not catch the baseball, and one way that he can.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT WIESNER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Everybunny dance!

    Everybunny dance!2017

    by Ellie Sandall , illustrator

    (462)

    Summary: Bunnies dance, play, sing, and learn to include everyone in their games.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT SANDALL

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Jabari jumps

    Jabari jumps2017

    by Gaia Cornwall , illustrator

    (4,281)

    Summary: Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. "Looks easy," says Jabari,...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT CORNWELL

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Go go gorillas : a romping bedtime tale

    Go go gorillas : a romping bedtime tale2017

    by Patrick Wensink

    (155)

    Summary: Tour guide Jungle Jed tells the gorillas to go to bed, but they can't seem to stop playing.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT WENSINK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Goodnight, hockey fans

    Goodnight, hockey fans2017

    by Andrew Larsen

    (124)

    Summary: A young boy doesn't want to go to bed. The hockey game is on! After his parents have tucked him in and turned out the light, he shines a flashlight on his prized hockey possessions around his room:...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT LARSEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • When the moon comes

    When the moon comes2017

    by Paul Harbridge

    (372)

    Summary: The beaver flood has finally frozen perfect ice, without a bump or a ripple. For the kids in town, it's Christmas in November. They wait, impatiently, for the right moment. Finally, it arrives: the...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT HARBRIDGE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Zoo zen : a yoga story for kids

    Zoo zen : a yoga story for kids2017

    by Kristen Fischer

    (242)

    Summary: Lyla learns yoga poses and gets some tips from the animals at the zoo as she observes one bear, two snakes, and more. Includes step-by-step instructions for doing each pose.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT FISCHER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Yoga bunny

    Yoga bunny2017

    by Brian Russo

    (507)

    Summary: It's a perfect day for yoga, and Bunny is practicing his poses and wishes his friends would do yoga with him! But Lizard is too tired, Fox is in a rush, and Bird has the hiccups. Will Bunny ever be...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT RUSSO

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Peaceful piggy yoga

    Peaceful piggy yoga2016

    by Kerry Lee MacLean , illustrator

    (125)

    Summary: Learn how to do yoga poses as these kids and piggies do!

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT MACLEAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Yoga for kids : simple animal poses for any age

    Yoga for kids : simple animal poses for any age2015

    by Lorena Pajalunga V

    (88)

    Summary: A little boy begins taking yoga lessons at the zoo, where he learns that he can mimic the animals there with simple yoga poses.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT PAJALUNGA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Good night yoga : a pose-by-pose bedtime story

    Good night yoga : a pose-by-pose bedtime story2015

    by Mariam Gates

    (973)

    Summary: Good Night Yoga is both a bedtime story and a series of simple poses for following the natural world as it comes to rest at day's end.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT GATES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • On the ball

    On the ball2015

    by J. Brian Pinkney , illustrator

    (277)

    Summary: Owen loves soccer, but isn't the best at playing it. After a particularly disastrous day on the field, Owen is benched. He is feeling so low that he doesn't notice the ball rolling away from him...  more »

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT PINKNEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Nose to toes, you are yummy

    Nose to toes, you are yummy2015

    by Tim Harrington

    (335)

    Summary: Sing and dance along with tigers, pandas, giraffes, and more in this book. "Wave your hands! Tap your feet! Tug your ears!" Final page teaches you how to do the Yummy Dance.

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    Call #: J P MOVEMENT HARRINGTON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Movement

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  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More