by Loomis, Ilima E LOOMIS

Ohana Means Family

In this cumulative rhyme in the style of "The House That Jack Built," a family celebrates Hawaii and its culture while serving poi at a luau.…

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by Stein, Joshua David E STEIN

The Invisible Alphabet

Illustrations and simple text for each letter of the alphabet represent invisible items, some that are gone and some that have not arrived, such as a bus that has been delayed--or missed.…

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by Deenihan, Jamie L. B. E DEENIHA

When Grandpa Gives You a Toolbox

In this companion to When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree, a boy is disappointed with his grandfather's gift--until he learns he can use it to build exactly what he wanted with his own two hands, and a little help from grandpa, of course! You asked for a special house for your dolls; but instead Grandpa gives you a tool…

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by Meloy, Colin E MELOY

Everyone's Awake

"In this house, when everyone stays awake at night, things get very strange, what with Mom on the roof, and Grandma playing cards with the ghost of long-dead Grandpa Paul, and even the dog and cat are acting weird; as the family's doings become more and more bizarre, the narrator starts to wonder--what on earth will ha…

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by Wellins, Candy, E WELLINS

Saturdays Are for Stella

George loves spending Saturdays with his grandmother, Stella. One day, Stella is gone and George is ready to cancel Saturdays--until a new addition to the family arrives and George finds a way to honor the memories of his beloved grandmother.…

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by Cyrus, Kurt E CYRUS

Fix That Clock

A construction crew rebuilds an old clock tower that has become home to rats, bats, mice, and an assortment of birds.…

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by Young, Amy E YOUNG

A Unicorn Named Sparkle and the Pumpkin Monster

Lucy and Sparkle are excited to carve their Halloween pumpkins, but things suddenly take a spooky turn.…

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Brown Sugar Babe

"When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be! This message of self-love and acceptance uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing" --…

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by Manushkin, Fran E MANUSHK

Plenty of Hugs

Illustrations and gently rhyming text follow two mothers and their toddler on a sunny day.…

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by Vaught, Susan, E VAUGHT

Together We Grow

When a bad storm drives all of the farm animals into the barn, can they set aside their fears and welcome wild animals, too?…

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by Khan, Hena E KHAN

Like the Moon Loves the Sky

Illustrations and prose inspired by the Quran celebrate a mother's love and hopes for her child.…

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by Charles, Tami E CHARLES

All Because You Matter

A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and Brown children everywhere reminds them how much they matter, that they have always mattered and they always will.…

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by White, Dianne E WHITE

Green on Green

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text highlight the animals, fruits, feelings, and colors that characterize each season of the year.…

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by Harris J, E HARRIS

Salam Alaikum : a Message of Peace

An illustrated song celebrating life and encouraging readers to spread peace on earth.…

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by Johnson, Angela, E JOHNSON

A Girl Like Me

"Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color" --…

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by Zachariah, Abdul-Razak E ZACHARI

The Night is Yours

From a vantage point high in their apartment, a parent narrates as Amani plays hide-and-seek at night with her friends in the neighborhood.…

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by Barnes, Derrick E BARNES

I Am Every Good Thing

Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.…

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by Byers, Grace, E BYERS

I Believe I Can

An empowering follow-up that celebrates every child's limitless potential. An affirmation for boys and girls of every background to love and believe in themselves.…

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by Langeland, Deirdre, E LANGELA

Margret & H.a. Rey's Curious George Votes

It's election day, and Curious George is ready to cast his vote! On election day at the elementary school, Curious George and his friend the Man with the Yellow Hat are visiting just in time to see the kids voting for their new school mascot. George can't resist getting in on the fun. He learns about the candidates, co…

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by Broach, Elise E BROACH

My Pet Wants a Pet

A boy's mother, reluctant to allow him even one pet, is increasingly unhappy as each pet wants a pet of its own.…

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by Duncan, Alice Faye E DUNCAN

Just Like a Mama

Carol Olivia Clementine lives with Mama Rose. Mama Rose is tender and sweet. She is also as stern and demanding as any good parent should be. Though Carol Olivia misses her mother and father, Mama Rose becomes her "home." And Carol Olivia concludes that she loves her "just like a mama."…

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by Knisley, Lucy E KNISLEY

You Are New

"A world of being new is waiting--exciting, cool, and fascinating! Napping, crying, cuddling, playing, making friends, exploring--such a wealth of experiences await each new life."--Page 2 of cover.…

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by Reynolds, Peter H. E REYNOLD

Be You!

"Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from the beloved creator of The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and New York Times bestseller, The Word Collector. Here, Reynolds reminds readers to "be your own work of art." To be patient, persistent, and true. Because there is one, and only one, YOU…

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Welcome to Morningtown

"In Morningtown, animal families of all shapes and sizes are waking up, getting out of bed, washing up, eating breakfast, and looking forward to a new day." --…

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by Beaty, Andrea E BEATY

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

When her abuelo is injured at the local landfill, second-grader Sofia is determined to transform the dangerous Mount Trashmore into a park, taking on City Hall in the process.…

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by Watkins, Rowboat, E WATKINS

Mabel : a Mermaid Fable

"A picture book about a mermaid named Mabel, who unlike the rest of her family does not have a moustache, and the seven-armed octopus who becomes her friend and helps her see that she is just right the way she is"--…

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by Browne, Mahogany L. E BROWNE

Woke Baby

"For all the littlest progressives, waking up to seize a new day of justice and activism. Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world. This lyrical and empowering book is both a celebration of what it means to be a baby and…

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by Lindstrom, Carole, E LINDSTR

We Are Water Protectors

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical pictur…

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by Clark, Karla E CLARK

You Be Mommy

"Mommy's too tired to be Mommy tonight. Can you be Mommy and hold me tight? In this clever, rhyming picture book, a mother tells her child that she's simply too tired to be Mommy tonight and asks her daughter to take over for her." -- Dust jacket.…

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Bedtime Bonnet

As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.…

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by Voake, Charlotte E VOAKE

Some Dinosaurs Are Small

Presents the story of three big, fast, thieving dinosaurs hungrily encountering a slower dino who uses his smaller teeth to eat fruit and leaves.…

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by Stutzman, Jonathan E STUTZMA

Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark

Tiny T. Rex and his friend Pointy are planning a campout in the backyard, but they are both worried that the dark will be altogether too dark, so they plan on bringing a night light with them -- but when the night light does not work they bravely open their eyes and discover the stars above.…

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by Laditan, Bunmi E LADITAN

The Big Bed

A young girl tries to persuade her father that he is the one who should sleep in a special, little bed while she shares the big bed with Mommy.…

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by DiTerlizzi, Angela E DITERLI

The Magical Yet

Each of us, from the day we're born, is accompanied by a special companion--the Yet. Can't tie your shoes? Yet! Can't ride a bike? Yet! Can't play the bassoon? Don't worry, Yet is there to help you out. The Magical Yet is the perfect tool for parents and educators to turn a negative into a positive when helping childre…

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by Krampien, Celia, E KRAMPIE

Sunny

Most people would say there is nothing good about trudging to school on a rainy day. Most people would say that being carried away by the wind and dropped into the middle of a tumultuous sea is a very bad sort of situation. No, most people wouldn't like that at all. But, Sunny isn't most people. Sunny likes to look on …

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by Soman, David E SOMAN

Agent Lion

"Ms. Flamingo's cat, Fluffy, is missing...and there's only one detective who can crack the case! Meet Agent Lion--he works at Super Detective Agents Agency, wears a tiny blue hat, and loves jelly doughnuts. But most importantly, he is determined to find Fluffy. Agent Lion searches all over Mrs. Flamingo's building--fro…

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by Ali, A. E., E ALI

Our Favorite Day of the Year

Four kindergartners who think they have nothing in common become friends after sharing traditions of their holidays, including Eid-ul-Fitr, Rosh Hashanah, Christmas, and Pi Day.…

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by Godwin, Jane, E GODWIN

Baby Day

Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate a baby's first birthday and all of the different babies who attend the party, whether friendly, sleepy, or wriggly.…

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by Wheeler, Eliza E WHEELER

Home in the Woods

During the Great Depression six-year-old Marvel, her seven siblings, and their mother find a tar-paper shack in the woods and, over the course of a year, turn it into a home. Based on the author's grandmother's childhood; includes historical notes.…

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by Ehrenberg, Pamela E EHRENBE

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

A boy is worried that his little sister's climbing will spoil the first night of Hanukkah, when his family combines his father's Jewish traditions with his mother's East Indian cooking.…

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by Greenley, Wendy E GREENLE

Lola Shapes the Sky

"A cloud with a mind of her own and a gift for making awe-inspiring shapes encourages her friends to go beyond their practical functions and expand their imaginative horizons"--…

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by Guidroz, Rukhsanna, E GUIDROZ

Leila in Saffron

Shy and unsure of herself, Leila discovers all the things that make her special with the loving help of her Naani.…

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by Twiss, Jill E TWISS

Everyone Gets a Say

"Pudding the snail and his friends can't seem to agree on anything. Whatever Jitterbug the chipmunk wants, Geezer the goose does not. Whatever Toast the butterfly wants, Duffles and Nudge the otters are absolutely against. And if somehow Toast and Duffles and Jitterbug and Nudge all agree on something, then Geezer is n…

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A Little Space for Me

Overwhelmed by a sibling's snores, a friend's smelly lunch and a crowded, noisy playground, a little girl embarks on a search for a space of her own where she can breathe, rest, dream and think.…

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by Stutzman, Jonathan E STUTZMA

Don't Feed the Coos!

A cautionary tale in which a little girl must find a way to escape an insatiable flock of pigeons after sharing some bread with one.…

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by Wahl, Phoebe E WAHL

The Blue House

Both Leo and his father are angry and sad when their landlord says their old house will be torn down, but soon they find a way to make their new house feel like home.…

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by Rhee, Helena Ku E RHEE

The Paper Kingdom

Accompanying his parents to their night-shift jobs as office cleaners, young Daniel reluctantly joins in as they use their imaginations to transform the deserted building into a magnificent paper kingdom where he might one day rule.…

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by Freed, Arthur, E FREED

Singing in the Rain

A picture book adaptation of the song Singing in the rain, which celebrates the glory of clouds and rain.…

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by Banker, Ashok E BANKER

I Am Brown

"I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you" --…

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by Best, Cari E BEST

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay

"Zulay is a blind girl who longs to be able to run in the race on field and track day at her school"--…

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by Cho, Tina M. E CHO

The Ocean Calls : a Haenyeo Mermaid Story

Wanting to follow in the footsteps of her free-diving haenyeo grandmother, a young Korean girl dutifully consumes her grandmother's strength-building abalone porridge and practices her breath control before suiting up and overcoming fears to make remarkable discoveries.…

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by DiCamillo, Kate E DICAMIL

A Piglet Named Mercy

When a pig named Mercy arrives at the Watsons' front door, she brings love and chaos to their lives.…

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by Kang, Anna E KANG

We Are (not) Friends

"Being friends is so much fun. But when a new pal shows up, everything changes...Suddenly three's a crowd..."--Dust jacket front flap.…

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by Jayawardhana, Ray E JAYAWAR

Child of the Universe

A father communicates his love for his daughter by telling about her connections with the greater universe.…

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by Sima, Jessie E SIMA

Jules Vs. the Ocean

Determined to build "the biggest, fanciest, most excellent sandcastle" to impress her sister, Jules is foiled again and again by the ocean.…

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by McQuinn, Anna E MCQUINN

Lola Goes to School

Lola meets new friends and tries many new things on her fun but exhausting first day of school.…

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by Reul, Sarah Lynne E REUL

The Breaking News

When devastating news rattles a young girl's community, her normally attentive parents and neighbors are suddenly exhausted and distracted. At school, her teacher tells the class to look for the helpers-the good people working to make things better in big and small ways. She wants more than anything to help in a BIG wa…

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Peppa Pig Story Treasury.

Pass the time with plenty of Peppa! Celebrate every little one's favorite pig with a treasury of six much-loved stories. Join Peppa Pig, George, and all their friends and family for six separate stories -- all in one book! Perfect for curling up with during story hour or bedtime, this collection whisks readers away on …

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by Joy, Angela, E JOY

Black is a Rainbow Color

"A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on"--…

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Layla's Happiness

Seven-year-old Layla divulges many things that make her happy, especially her family and their community garden.…

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by Patchett, Ann E PATCHET

Escape Goat

From the creators of Lambslide, comes a hilarious children's story about a scapegoat who escapes blame just in time. The Farmer family has a big problem! Every day their goat escapes, and every day, Mr. Farmer brings him back. So when things start to go awry on the farm, it must be the goat's fault. Who's to blame when…

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by Fleming, Denise, E FLEMING

Maggie and Michael Get Dressed

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.…

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by Springstubb, Tricia E SPRINGS

Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures

Khalil lives in the upstairs apartment with his family, which is big and busy and noisy. Downstairs lives Mr. Hagerty, who is quiet. Khalil and Mr. Hagerty don't appear to have a lot in common, but hot summer days have a way of bringing people together. As Khalil looks for buried treasure in the yard, Mr. Hagerty tends…

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by Kendi, Ibram X. E KENDI

Antiracist Baby

Illustrations and rhyming text present nine steps Antiracist Baby can take to improve equity, such as opening our eyes to all skin colors and celebrating all our differences.…

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by Klein, Cheryl B., E KLEIN

Wings

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a baby bird on its first flight, which starts cautiously, but ends with delight.…

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by Arena, Jen E ARENA

Marta! Big & Small

In this story that incorporates Spanish words, Marta explores the world of opposites and animals.…

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by Sorell, Traci E SORELL

At the Mountain's Base

"At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a family -- loving, weaving, cooking, and singing. The strength in their song sustains them through trials on the ground and in the sky, as they wait for their loved one, a pilot, to return from war."--Amazon.…

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by Luebbe, Tara E LUEBBE

Ronan the Librarian

Ronan was a mighty barbarian. He invaded. He raided. And back home, he traded. He always found the greatest treasures. Until one day, Ronan found something no barbarian wants: A BOOK. This humorous picture book from sister duo Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie and illustrator Victoria Maderna follows Ronan the Barbarian as …

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by Cline-Ransome, Lesa E CLINE

Overground Railroad

"A girl named Ruth Anne tells the story of her family's train journey from North Carolina to New York City as part of the Great Migration"--…

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by Dopirak, Kate E DOPIRAK

Hurry Up! : a Book About Slowing Down

"A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together"--…

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by Davies, Benji E DAVIES

Tad

"Meet Tad. She's the smallest tadpole in a big pond. And she's not frightened of Big Blub. Not. At. All. But when her tadbrothers and tadsisters start to get bigger and disappear, Tad worries that she'll be left all alone. All alone in the dark, with Big Blub. Growing up might take longer when you start at the bottom, …

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by Haughton, Chris E HAUGHTO

Don't Worry, Little Crab

"Little Crab and Very Big Crab live in a tiny rock pool near the sea. Today they're going for a dip in the big ocean. 'This is going to be so great, ' says Little Crab, splish-splashing and squelch-squelching along, all the way to the very edge. Then comes a first glance down at the waves. WHOOSH! Maybe it's better if …

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by Sammurtok, Nadia E SAMMURT

In My Anaana's Amautik

"Nadia Sammurtok lovingly invites the reader into the amautik--the pouch in the back of a mother's parka used to carry a child--to experience everything through the eyes of the baby nestled inside, from the cloudlike softness of the pouch to the glistening sound of Anaana's laughter."--…

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by Muhammad, Ibtihaj, E MUHAMMA

The Proudest Blue : a Story of Hijab and Family

The first day of wearing hijab is important. It means being strong. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It's the start of a brand-new year, and best of all, it's her older sister Asiya's first day of hijab - made of a fabric of beautiful blue, like the …

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by Pumphrey, Jarrett E PUMPHRE

The Old Truck

"On a small family farm, an old truck falls into disrepair and lies nearly forgotten, except by the family's daughter. The truck is been part of her daydreams as she grows up and develops strength and independence. As an industrious young woman, she pulls the rusted and overgrown vehicle from its almost-grave and resto…

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by Birdsong, Bea E BIRDSON

I Will Be Fierce!

It is a brand-new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest.…

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by Grimes, Nikki E GRIMES

Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

A beloved and very sleepy little boy resists his mother's efforts to put him to bed.…

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by Pilutti, Deb E PILUTTI

Old Rock (is Not Boring)

Tall Pine, Spotted Beetle, and Hummingbird are certain that being a rock is boring until Old Rock shares what he has seen and done since he first flew out of a volcano.…

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by O'Neill, Katie E ONEILL

Dewdrop

"It's time for the annual pond sports fair. Dewdrop the axolotl can't wait to cheer on his friends. But as the big day gets closer and his friends get nervous, will he be able to remind them that doing their best is the most important part?"--Back cover.…

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by Marcero, Deborah E MARCERO

In a Jar

When Llewellyn, a little rabbit who collects ordinary things in jars, meets a young girl named Evelyn, he joins with her to capture the extraordinary.…

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by Anderson, Airlie E ANDERSO

Neither

Because Neither is unlike both the rabbits and birds of the Land of This and That, it sets out to find a new place where all kinds of creatures are welcome.…

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by Rex, Adam E REX

On Account of the Gum

Improbable, ridiculous remedies accumulate when there is gum stuck in your hair.…

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by Smith, Sydney, E SMITH

Small in the City

A little boy offers advice to his cat, which is lost in the city, from taking shortcuts through safe alleys to finding a friend in the park.…

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by Doyon, Samara Cole E DOYON

Magnificent Homespun Brown : a Celebration

Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.…

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Tiara's Hat Parade

Tiara's mother, a talented and popular hatmaker, closes her shop when a new store opens that sells cheaper hats, but Tiara finds a way to help restore Momma's dream. Includes author's note and introductions to famous black milliners.…

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by John, Jory E JOHN

First Day Critter Jitters

"It's almost the first day of school, and the animals are nervous. Sloth worries about getting there on time, snake can't seem to get his backpack fastened onto his body, and bunny is afraid she'll want to hop around instead of sitting still. When they all arrive at their classroom, though, they're in for a surprise: S…

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by Muhammad, Ibtihaj, E MUHAMMA

The Proudest Blue : a Story of Hijab and Family

Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to school.…

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by Jane, Lillian, E JANE

Heroes Wear Masks : Elmo's Super Adventure

"Today is a very exciting day--it's Elmo is heading off to school, and he wants to be a School Superhero! Join Elmo as he gets ready like a hero and learns about wearing masks and hand washing. It's going to be a SUPER day! With the help of Elmo and his mommy, this all new story from world-renowned education brand Sesa…

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by Doctorow, Cory E DOCTORO

Poesy the Monster Slayer

Once her parents are off to bed, Poesy excitedly awaits the monsters that creep into her room. With the knowledge she's gained from her trusty Monster Book and a few of her favorite toys, Poesy easily fends off a werewolf, a vampire, and much more.…

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Goodnight, Sleepyville

While the sun goes down in Sleepyville, animals of all kinds are choosing pajamas, snuggling into bed, and enjoying a lullaby or story as they look forward to sweet dreams.…

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by Brown, Tameka Fryer E BROWN

Brown Baby Lullaby

"An illustrated lullaby featuring a busy, independent, beloved brown baby being prepared for bedtime." --…

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by Brockington, Drew E BROCKIN

Hangry

"A young monster takes the train into the big city, only to find his favorite hot dog vendor is closed and he's unable to satiate his hunger, leading to an epic case of destructive crankiness"--…

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by Ashman, Linda E ASHMAN

Ways to Welcome

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show how to give a friendly welcome at school, in the neighborhood, or at home.…

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by Adams, Jennifer, E ADAMS

Goodnight, Little Dancer

In this soothing, gentle rhyming picture book, author Jennifer Adams bids sweet dreams to the youngest readers who identify as ballerinas by day and tender, sleepy children by night. With luminous art from illustrator Alea Marley, Goodnight, Little Dancer is sure to send little ones to sleep with twirling, dancing drea…

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by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse E ROSENTH

Straw

A bendy drinking straw loves to speed through life, but he learns to appreciate taking it slow with the help of a friend.…

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by Brown, Karamo E BROWN

I Am Perfectly Designed

Told in two voices, as a father and son share a nostoligic day, the father reminds his son he has all that it takes to explore and succeed in the world.…

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by Wiesner, David E WIESNER

Robobaby

Excited by the arrival of a new baby, a family of robots is nearly undone by technical difficulties until big sister steps in and repairs the situation.…

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by English, Karen E ENGLISH

Red Shoes

Malika loves her new red shoes and wears them everywhere, but eventually she outgrows them, and her grandmother takes them to a second-hand shop--where they will become a special present for Amina (who fasted half the month of Ramadan) in Africa, who will enjoy her special red shoes every bit as much as Malika did.…

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by Magruder, Nilah E MAGRUDE

How to Find a Fox

"Equipped with a camera and determination, an adventurous little girl tries to track down an elusive red fox, which proves more difficult than she thought"--…

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by Moore, Katrina, E MOORE

Grandpa Grumps

When Daisy's grandfather, Yeh-Yeh, visits from China, she does everything she can think of to make him smile and finally finds a way. Includes glossary of Chinese words and recipe for fried rice.…

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Where Are You From?

"When a young girl is asked where she's from--where she's really from--she's no longer as she was. She decides to turn to her dear abuelo for some help with this ever-persistent question. But he doesn't quite give her the answer she expects."--Page [2] of cover.…

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Smashy Town

"With a turn of his crane and a swing of his wrecking ball, Mr. Gilly knocks down the old buildings. He smashes through brick and wood. He crashes through stone and glass. Then, with a push from his bulldozer, Mr. Gilly cleans it all up to make room for something brand-new!" -- Amazon.…

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by Loney, Andrea J. E LONEY

Bunnybear

"Although Bunnybear was born a bear, he feels more like a bunny. He loves to bounce through the forest, wiggle his nose, and munch on strawberries. The other bears don't understand him, and neither do the bunnies. Will Bunnybear ever find a friend who likes him just the way he is?"--…

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by Walker, Tricia Elam E WALKER

Nana Akua Goes to School

Zura is worried about how her classmates will react to her Ghanaian Nana's tattoos on Grandparents Day, but Nana finds a way to show how special and meaningful they are.…

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by James, LeBron E JAMES

I Promise

"...[an] inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today."--…

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by Robinson, Christian E ROBINSO

You Matter

Illustrations and easy-to-read text remind the reader that no matter what happens or how one feels, he or she matters.…

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by Loney, Andrea J. E LONEY

Double Bass Blues

After school orchestra practice, young Nic carries his double bass through rough neighborhoods to his grandfather's home, where he and Grandaddy Nic play jazz music with friends, delighting the neighbors.…

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by Drago, Flavia Z. E DRAGO

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost

Gustavo is good at doing all sorts of ghostly things: walking through walls, making objects fly, and glowing in the dark. And he loves almost nothing more than playing beautiful music on his violin. But Gustavo is shy, and some things are harder for him to do, like getting in a line to buy eye scream or making friends …

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by Schmidt, Gary D. E SCHMIDT

Almost Time

Ethan eagerly anticipates making maple syrup with his father, but it will not be time until the days are warmer, the nights shorter, and Ethan's loose tooth falls out.…

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by McNamara, Margaret E MCNAMAR

Vote for Our Future!

The students of Stanton Elementary School, which is a polling place, find out all they can about voting and then encourage everyone in their neighborhoods to cast their ballots. Creative nonfiction picture book: includes additional facts and historical details.…

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Princess Puffybottom...and Darryl

Princess Puffybottom has the perfect life -- her subjects serve her delicious meals, clean up her "delicate matters" and wait on her hand and foot. Life is good ... until Darryl arrives. Princess Puffybottom thinks he's disgusting, horrid and a true animal. Though she tries everything in her power to banish him (includ…

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by Lichtenheld, Tom E LICHTEN

Moo-moo, I Love You!

Udderly perfect expressions of affection to share between any cow and calf: I love you no matter your moo-d. I love giving you a big s-moo-ch. My love for you is as big as . . . a MOO-SE! With a universal message and warm, funny text that families will read and reread together.…

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by Tutu, Desmond E TUTU

Desmond and the Very Mean Word : a Story of Forgiveness

When Desmond takes his new bicycle out for a ride, his pride and joy turn to hurt and anger when some boys shout a very mean word at him causing Desmond to seek the advice of Father Trevor, who teaches him about the power of forgiveness.…

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by Helakoski, Leslie E HELAKOS

Are Your Stars Like My Stars?

"Helps children consider the colors of their everyday lives . . . and imagine how others around the world experience the very same things"--…

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by Gee, Kimberly, E GEE

Mad, Mad Bear!

Bear is very angry that he has to leave the park, but after taking a deep breath he learns to let it go.…

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by Curry, Parker, E CURRY

Parker Looks Up : an Extraordinary Moment

"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"--…

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