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Ada Twist, Scientist


Ada Twist, Scientist - 2016

by Andrea Beaty

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller

The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are back with a story about the power of curiosity in the hands of a child who is on a mission to use science to understand her world. Ada Twist, Scientist, from powerhouse team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, is a celebration of STEM, perseverance, and passion.
Like her...  read more »

Adventures in VeggieTown


Adventures in VeggieTown - 2012

by Zondervan

Come join the VeggieTales gang in fun and adventure in VeggieTown. This three-book collection of stories from the VeggieTown Values series provides children with an ideal gift they will enjoy for years to come. - Amazon

All About Shapes


All About Shapes - 1987

by Ruth Thomson

Presto the magician performs a number of tricks with circles, triangles, and other shapes. - Amazon

Almost Everybody Farts


Almost Everybody Farts - 2017

by Marty Kelley

Grandmas fart. Teachers fart. Terrifying creatures fart. But . . . is there someone who DOESN'T fart?
With sly humor, this fun picture book looks at a subject that's sure to make children laugh: farting. With silent farts, farts like horns, and rainbow farts from unicorns, Almost Everybody Farts comically captures the gassy scene. And only one person insists she's fart-free: MOM! But is she? Kids will insist on reading this rhyming story again and again. - Amazon



Antoinette - 2017

by Kelly DiPucchio

"Fans of Gaston (2014) rejoice! Now it's Antoinette's turn to shine." -Booklist (starred review)
"Delightful...an action-packed romp." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Three cheers for the winning Antoinette!" -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Meet Gaston's friend Antoinette!

Antoinette-a very special poodle-learns to follow her heart and be herself in this charming companion to Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson's beloved Gaston.

Antoinette's three burly...  read more »

Anywhere Farm


Anywhere Farm - 2017

by Phyllis Root

For any anywhere farm, here's all that you need: soil and sunshine, some water, a seed.

You might think a farm means fields, tractors, and a barnyard full of animals. But you can plant a farm anywhere you like! A box or a bucket, a boot or a pan - almost anything can be turned into a home for green, growing things. Windows, balconies, and front steps all make wonderful spots to start. Who knows what plants you may choose to grow and who will come to see your new garden? Phyllis Root...  read more »

Ballet Cat What's Your Favorite Favorite?


Ballet Cat What's Your Favorite Favorite? - 2017

by Bob Shea

Ballet Cat and her cousin Goat are preparing a show for Grandma. Each is trying to outdo the other--Ballet Cat with an elaborate dance routine (of course), and Goat with his amazing (amazingly lame, that is) magic tricks. Neither act goes off quite as planned, but it doesn't matter . . . because Grandma falls asleep during the performance! Oh well, at least Ballet Cat and Goat learn how to cooperate. (But Ballet Cat cooperates better!)
Praise for THE TOTALLY SECRET SECRET: *"This early...  read more »

Bea and Mr. Jones


Bea and Mr. Jones - 1983

by Amy Schwartz

Tired of kindergarten, Bea Jones trades "jobs" with her father, who works in an office. - Amazon

Bear and Squirrel Are Friends . . . Yes, Really!


Bear and Squirrel Are Friends . . . Yes, Really! - 2015

by Deb Pilutti

Yes, bears sometimes eat squirrels. But can they still be friends? Find out in this clever picture book that's perfect for preschoolers.

The other bears said, "Squirrel would make a good midnight snack!"
Bear said, "Squirrel's my friend. I would never eat a friend."

But what happens if Bear gets really, really hungry? Squirrel has just the solution! This story about the power and bond of friendship will warm the hearts-and tickle the funny bones-of everyone who reads it. - Amazon

The Berenstain Bears 5-Minute Inspirational Stories: Read-Along Classics


The Berenstain Bears 5-Minute Inspirational Stories: Read-Along Classics - 2017

by Stan and Jan Berenstain w/ Mike Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears 5-Minute Read-Along Stories is the perfect companion for young readers at bedtime or anytime. With classic stories from the Berenstain Bears Living Lights series, join the Bear family and all their friends in Bear Country as they learn how to be good friends, how to play fairly, where to find courage, and much more. This oversize padded storybook is sure to become a lap time favorite for Berenstain fans, both young and old, as they read these stories in 5 minutes.
...  read more »

Best Friends


Best Friends - 2015

by Scholastic

A friendship-themed, shiny foil hardcover storybook featuring Peppa--a lovable, slightly bossy little piggy!

Peppa Pig loves her best friend, Suzy Sheep. One day, Mummy Pig says that Peppa and Suzy were best friends even when they were babies! What were little Peppa and Suzy like in the olden days?

Join Peppa on an adorable friendship-themed tale in this special hardcover storybook based on the hit Nick Jr. show! - Amazon

Big Jeremy


Big Jeremy - 1989

by Steven Kroll

When his clumsiness causes problems for his small neighbors, Jeremy, a friendly giant, decides to run away. - Amazon

Blue Sky White Stars


Blue Sky White Stars - 2017

by Sarvinder Naberhaus

An inspiring and patriotic tribute to the beauty of the American flag, a symbol of America's history, landscape, and people, illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson

Wonderfully spare, deceptively simple verses pair with richly evocative paintings to celebrate the iconic imagery of our nation, beginning with the American flag. Each spread, sumptuously illustrated by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson, depicts a stirring tableau, from the...  read more »

Bobby bear at the fair


Bobby bear at the fair - 1989

by Marilue

Bobby bear at the fair - Amazon

Busy Builders, Busy Week!


Busy Builders, Busy Week! - 2016

by Jean Reidy

In this bright, bold picture book, a cast of animal characters are building a brand-new playground in a local park for their community! Each day of the week contains a different construction plan as the steam-rolling, digging, and planting gets underway.

Tuesday! Mix day!
Pipe and boards and bricks day.
Stack, spin, pour it in.
Give the fence a fix day.

Wednesday! Load day!
Take it on the road day.
Hoist, haul, pull it all.
Something being towed day!

The...  read more »

Chuck Wood and the Woodchucks in The Big Game


Chuck Wood and the Woodchucks in The Big Game - 1988

by Marilyn Sadler

The Woodchucks are a challenge for coach Chuck Wood - the entire team wants to be the pitcher! A long - but fun! - season looms. - Amazon

Come Back Snoopy


Come Back Snoopy - 1987

by Golden Books

When Charlie Brown decides to make Snoopy earn his keep by giving him a job, Snoopy packs his bag and heads out west to live with Brother Spike in the desert. - Amazon

Cranberry Birthday


Cranberry Birthday - 1988

by Devlin

The jaunty Cranberryport characters return in this cheerful celebration, as Mr. Whiskers attempts to prepare dinner for his birthday. What looks like a disaster turns into a wonderful surprise. Full-color illustrations. - Amazon

Danny's Christmas Star


Danny's Christmas Star - 1989

by Edith Kunhardt

Don't Get Me in Trouble R


Don't Get Me in Trouble R - 1987

by Steven Kroll

Whenever Mickey thinks up fun things to do, it is his friend Jake who gets into trouble, until Mickey finds out that this situation might change. - Amazon

Dragon Was Terrible


Dragon Was Terrible - 2016

by Kelly DiPucchio

We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books. He steals candy from baby unicorns. He even burps in church. Seriously, who does that? Dragon, that's who. The king, the knights, and the villagers are desperate to take down this beast once and for all. But sometimes it's up to the unlikeliest of heroes to tame a dragon this terrible. - Amazon



Easter - 1989

by Miriam Nerlove

Rhyming text follows two children as they celebrate Easter with their family by decorating eggs, enjoying Easter baskets, going to church, and returning home to an egg hunt and Easter dinner. - Amazon

An Elephant & Piggie Biggie!


An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! - 2017

by Mo Willems

Mo Willems, a #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, celebrates ten years of Elephant & Piggie in this special bind-up collection: Today I Will Fly!; Watch Me Throw the Ball!; Can I Play Too?; the award-winning Let's Go For a Drive!; and I Really Like Slop! - Amazon

Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! The Good for Nothing Button


Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! The Good for Nothing Button - 2017

by Mo Willems

Yellow Bird has a button. It does . . . nothing! It is a good for nothing button. Red Bird and Blue Bird are excited to try the button. But when they press it, they discover that the button makes them happy. Happy is something! A flabbergasted Yellow Bird insists the button does nothing. But it sure does seem to be making him mad. Mad is something!
The hilarious debate that follows takes readers on an emotional roller coaster that pokes at the power of imaginative play.
- Amazon



Fables - 1983

by Arnold Lobel

Winner of the Caldecott Medal
A pig flying through marshmallow clouds? A camel pirouetting through the desert? Where else could a reader find such marvelous things but in a fable? From the author-illustrator behind beloved Frog and Toad, Arnold Lobel, comes a collection of humorous, silly fables that will delight readers young and old.
"The most remarkable of the author-illustrator's 60-plus bestselling award winners." -Publishers Weekly
"There is enough cheerful nonsense in Mr....  read more »

Follow Me!


Follow Me! - 1990

by Nancy Tafuri

Tafuri expresses emotion simply and directly using the story of a baby sea lion and his watchful, loving mother. Color illustrations. - Amazon

Fourth of July Bear


Fourth of July Bear - 1991

by Kathryn Lasky

Spending summer vacation on a Maine island, Rebecca misses her best friend Emily until she meets Amanda, who invites Rebecca to be in the Fourth of July parade. - Amazon

Fox's Dream


Fox's Dream - 1987

by Keizaburo Tejima

Wandering through a winter forest, a lonely fox has an enchanting vision and then finds the companionship for which he has been longing. - Amazon



Frankencrayon - 2016

by Michael Hall

Ingenuity and surprise rule in this funny and colorful companion to Red: A Crayon's Story written and illustrated by Michael Hall, the New York Times-bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo.
The crayons are ready to tell the thrilling tale of Frankencrayon. The costumes are made, the roles are cast, the pages are all set-but then disaster strikes. Someone has scribbled on the page! Hideous! Horrifying! The story can't go on! Try as they might, the crayons can't erase the scribble, and...  read more »

Fright Club


Fright Club - 2015

by Ethan Long

Each year, on Halloween eve, Fright Club meets to go over their plan: Operation Kiddie Scare. Only the scariest of monsters can join Fright Club-Vladimir the Vampire, Fran K. Stein, Sandy Witch, and Virginia Wolf have all made the cut. They've been practicing their ghoulish faces, their scary moves, and their chilling sounds. But when a band of cute little critters comes along asking to join in the fun, the members of Fright Club will find out who really is the scariest of all!
This clever,...  read more »

Frog Went A-Courtin'


Frog Went A-Courtin' - 1955

by John Langstaff

"A favorite old nursery ballad now appears in resplendent new dress. . . . Illustrator Feodor Rojankovsky somehow manages to combine quaintness with sophistication and his doughty frog, the coy mouse . . . and others make charming company."--The New York Times Book Review
- Amazon

Froggy Goes to Grandma's


Froggy Goes to Grandma's - 2017

by Jonathan London

Froggy has a ball visiting Grandma!

When Froggy and his family go to visit Grandma, they look forward to all kinds of fun: a baseball game, a trip to the amusement park, a visit to the museum to see the Frogga Lisa.

But best of all is cooking with Grandma and learning to make her specialty, spaghetti with fly sauce.

Froggy's antics everywhere he goes will delight his many fans. - Amazon

Go Sleep in Your Own Bed


Go Sleep in Your Own Bed - 2017

by Candace Fleming

From bestselling, award-winning author Fleming and beloved illustrator of the Maple books Nichols comes a giggle-inducing read-aloud starring a cast of comically grumpy barnyard animals. Sure to become a bedtime favorite.
This funny and irresistible picture book feels like a classic in the making. When Pig plops into his sty at bedtime, he finds Cow fast asleep in his spot. "Go sleep in your own bed!" he squeals, and sends her packing. But when Cow finally snuggles down into her...  read more »

Grandpa's Too-Good Garden


Grandpa's Too-Good Garden - 1989

by James Stevenson

Grandpa tells Mary Ann and Louie about a garden he had years ago that his brother Wainey "helped" him plant. - Amazon

The Great White Man-Eating Shark


The Great White Man-Eating Shark - 1990

by Margaret Mahy

Norvin has just two talents: acting and swimming. But there's a problem--he looks like a shark! He devises a fiendish plan, and soon has the water to himself; or does he? A perfect beach book for all year round. Illustrated. - Amazon

How the Trollusk Got His Hat


How the Trollusk Got His Hat - 1979

by Mercer Mayer

When a Stamp-Collecting Trollusk returns Reggie McLeod's new Squeezle skin hat, they become friends. - Amazon

I Am Yoga


I Am Yoga - 2015

by Susan Verde

An eagle soaring among the clouds, a star twinkling in the night sky, a camel in the desert, or a boat sailing across the sea . . . Yoga has the power of transformation. Not only does it strengthen bodies and calm minds, but with a little imagination, it can show us that anything is possible. New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds teams up with author and certified Yoga instructor Susan Verde in this book about creativity and the power of self-expression. I Am Yoga encourages children to explore the world of Yoga and make room in their hearts for the world beyond it. - Amazon




by Harriet Ziefert

A girl enumerates the things she can find and tasks she can perform in her kitchen. - Amazon

Independence Cake: A Revolutionary Confection Inspired by Amelia Simmons, Whose True History Is Unf


Independence Cake: A Revolutionary Confection Inspired by Amelia Simmons, Whose True History Is Unf - 2017

by Deborah Hopkinson

Celebrate American independence with this delightful picture book as you travel to Revolutionary America and meet the amazing Amelia Simmons: mother's helper, baker of delectable cakes, and soon-to-be authoress of the first American cookbook!
Master of the historical fiction picture book Deborah Hopkinson takes us back to late eighteenth-century America and the discombobulated home of Mrs. Bean, mother of six strapping sons, who simply can't manage-until Amelia Simmons arrives and...  read more »

Introducing Teddy: A gentle story about gender and friendship


Introducing Teddy: A gentle story about gender and friendship - 2016

by Jess Walton

Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party, or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do.
One sunny day, Errol finds that Thomas is sad, even when they are playing in their favorite ways. Errol can't figure out why, until Thomas finally tells Errol what the teddy has been afraid to say: "In my heart, I've always known that I'm a girl teddy, not a boy teddy. I wish my name...  read more »

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