by Cherry, Matthew A. E CHERRY

Hair Love

Zuri's hair has a mind of its own. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Zuri knows it's beautiful. When Daddy steps in to style it for an extra special occasion, he has a lot to learn. But he LOVES his Zuri, and he'll do anything to make her--and her hair--happy.…

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by Murphy, Frank, E MURPHY

A Boy Like You

Encourages every boy to embrace all of the things that make him unique, and to be curious, brave, kind, thoughtful, and more.…

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by Nyong'o, Lupita E NYONGO

Sulwe

When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself to no avail, but a shooting star's tale of the sisters Night and Day helps her understand there is beauty and worth in every shade.…

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by Jeffers, Oliver E JEFFERS

The Fate of Fausto : a Painted Fable

A selfish man sets out to prove that he is the boss of everything he surveys.…

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by Kuhlmann, Torben, E KUHLMAN

Edison : the Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure

"When two unlikely friends build a vessel capable of taking them to the bottom of the ocean and find a missing treasure, the truth turns out to be far more amazing. A mixture of STEM and animal adventure recommended for kids fascinated by engineering or invention"--Jacket.…

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by Bell, Cece E BELL

You Loves Ewe!

Homonyms cause great confusion as an increasingly cranky yam tries to make introductions and provide explanations to a newly-arrived and rather silly donkey.…

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by Barnett, Mac E BARNETT

Just Because

When a child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep, her patient father offers up increasingly creative responses to his child's nighttime wonderings.…

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by Ward, Jennifer, E WARD

The Busy Tree

Many different types of wildlife live in and around a tree that is their home, from chipmunks and woodpeckers to ants and spiders.…

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by Gravett, Emily E GRAVETT

Old Hat

After buying one outrageous hat after another in an attempt to keep up with the latest fashions set by his teasing animal friends, Harbet the dog learns that true happiness comes from being yourself.…

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by McClintock, Barbara E MCCLINT

Vroom!

Follows a young girl's imaginary journey as she zooms in a race car past fields and forests to faraway lands before returning home to her own safe bed.…

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by Reidy, Jean E REIDY

Truman

He may be slow but Truman the turtle is determined to find his girl Sarah, who has boarded a city bus on her way to preschool.…

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by Steele, K-Fai E STEELE

A Normal Pig

"Pip is a normal pig who does normal stuff: cooking, painting, and dreaming of what she'll be when she grows up. But one day a new pig comes to school and starts pointing out all the ways in which Pip is different. Suddenly she doesn't like any of the same things she used to...the things that made her Pip. A wonderful …

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by Cenko, Doug E CENKO

My Mama is a Mechanic

View a mother through the eyes of her son as they play, cook, and imagine together.…

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We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands

An illustrated text for the adapted spiritual song with pictures of children from different lands.…

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by Rinker, Sherri Duskey E RINKER

Mighty, Mighty Construction Site

Told in rhyming text, Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane Truck, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer will all need to work together as they tackle their biggest job yet--a massive building.…

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by Fadipe, Sade E FADIPE

A Visit to Grandad : an African Abc

"Join Adanah on an alphabetical adventure as she goes to visit her grandfather in Modakeke, Nigeria. Every letter, from A to Z, is featured in this African alphabet book, including C for a camera to take pictures, E for an eagle spied above the trees, P for a pump for fetching water, and S for stories told by Auntie Su…

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by Shannon, David, E SHANNON

Mr. Nogginbody Gets a Hammer

After buying a hammer to fix a loose floorboard, Mr. Nogginbody learns a lot about home repairs--and what is, and is not, a nail.…

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by Underwood, Deborah E UNDERWO

Bearnard's Book

"When Bearnard gets an invitation to be in a book, it's a dream come true! But as he reads up on what starring in a book might actually entail, he's concerned if he's not quite the right bear for the part. With the help of his friend Gertie, Bearnard discovers that to shine in his story, he just needs to be himself"--P…

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by De Anda, Diane E DE ANDA

Mango Moon

"Ten-year-old Maricela, her brother Manuel, and mother face many challenges when her father is taken away to face deportation, but love binds them close." --…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E JENKINS

Look at Me! : How to Attract Attention in the Animal World

"The latest offering from the award-winning team of Robin Page and Steve Jenkins focuses on the most unique and exciting animal displays in the natural world, used by creatures to stand out. This eye-catching, high-interest material is ideal for nature lovers, Jenkins fans, and even the most reluctant readers."--…

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by Faruqi, Reem E FARUQI

Lailah's Lunchbox : a Ramadan Story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.…

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by OHora, Zachariah E OHORA

No Fits, Nilson!

Amelia must continually remind her gorilla friend, Nilson, not to have fits, especially when they are running errands with her mother, but sometimes Amelia stomps and growls, too.…

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by Davis, Linsey E DAVIS

The World is Awake : a Celebration of Everyday Blessings

The World Is Awake, A celebration of everyday blessings, written by Emmy Award winner and ABC News correspondent Linsey Davis with Joseph Bottum, is a lyrical, rhyming story for young children intended to make them feel safe and joyful, cradled in the hands of God. Paired with bright and engaging illustrations by Lucy …

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by Ghosh, Ronojoy E GHOSH

No Place Like Home

George the polar bear, unhappy living in a city, sets out to find where he belongs but the jungle, a mountain, the desert, and even the sea feel uncomfortable.--…

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by Underwood, Deborah E UNDERWO

Reading Beauty

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.…

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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 Pinkney, J. Brian E PINKNEY

Puppy Truck

Carter gets a truck instead of a much wanted puppy, but he soon discovers his new toy is just as fun and rascally as a pet.…

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by Oh, Joowon E OH

Our Favorite Day

Follows Papa and his granddaughter as they spend another Thursday together.…

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by Wilson-Max, Ken E WILSON

Astro Girl

After Astrid tells her father that she wants to be an astronaut, he tells her of all the things that astronauts have to do.…

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by Higgins, Ryan T. E HIGGINS

Bruce's Big Storm

Grumpy Bruce the bear does not like neighbors, but is forced to help when a big storm draws them all to his home.…

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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 Eland, Eva E ELAND

When Sadness is at Your Door

A young child experiences sadness as if it were a visitor, acknowledging the emotion and suggesting activities to do with it.…

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by Mora, Oge E MORA

Saturday

When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together.…

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by Ferry, Beth E FERRY

The Scarecrow

After a lonely scarecrow saves a small, scared crow that falls from midair, the pair forge an unlikely friendship that is tested by the changing of the seasons.…

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by Berger, Carin E BERGER

A Curious Menagerie

"Introduces readers to sixty unusual and engaging collective nouns ranging from a flamboyance of flamingos to a mischief of mice. Includes a note about the origin of the collective nouns featured in the book"--…

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by Chitra Soundar E CHITRA

Farmer Falgu Goes Kite Flying

When his daughter loses her kite on the way to the annual kite-flying festival, Farmer Falgu must come up with a clever solution.…

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We've Got the Whole World in Our Hands

"Join in a multicultural celebration of unity and diversity friendships all around the world as we read and sing along with joy, love, and peace!"--Jacket.…

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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 Cole, Henry, E COLE

Nesting

Two robins build a nest together and raise their chicks, navigating a year of changing seasons and serpentine predators.…

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by Addasi, Maha, E ADDASI

Overview: I heard the voice of the muezzin calling, "Come to pray, come to pray." Yasmin is visiting her grandmother, who lives in a country somewhere in the Middle East. On her first night, she's wakened by the muezzin at the nearby mosque calling the faithful to prayer, and Yasmin watches from her bed as her grandmot…

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by Cooper, Susan, E COOPER

The Shortest Day

"A celebration of the winter solstice and the Yuletide season. As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkness, while wondering if the sun would ever rise again"--…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

This Book of Mine

Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate the connection between diverse readers of all ages and the books they enjoy.…

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Two Little Trains

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West.…

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by Sima, Jessie E SIMA

Spencer's New Pet

Spencer excitedly takes his new pet to the park, the veterinarian's office, and a birthday party, but for a pet balloon, those places are full of danger.…

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by Krauss, Ruth E KRAUSS

Roar Like a Dandelion

From Ruth Krauss, the celebrated children's book author of The Carrot Seed and A Hole Is to Dig, comes this never-before-published book of witty one-liners--brought to life by Geisel Honor-winning artist Sergio Ruzzier. Dance with a leaf. Jump like a raindrop. Sit in the sun and shine. Not since A Hole Is to Dig and Op…

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by Gormley, Greg E GORMLEY

The Best Kind of Bear

When Bear sets off to discover what kind of bear he is, he meets a grizzly bear, a polar bear, a black bear, and even a spectacled bear, but none of them seem to help in his quest until Nelly convinces him that he can be her bear.…

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by Morris, Richard T., E MORRIS

Bear Came Along

An assortment of animals living separate lives discover they need each other when they have a chance encounter on a river.…

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by Emberley, Rebecca E EMBERLE

If You're a Monster and You Know It

Monsters sing their own version of this popular song that encourages everyone to express their happiness through voice and movement.…

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by Blabey, Aaron E BLABEY

Don't Call Me Bear!

Warren, a feisty little koala, is frustrated and annoyed because since the days of Captain Cook, people have called koalas bears, and he really wants everyone to know that koalas are NOT BEARS--unfortunately even Kangaroo and Platypus are not impressed by his argument.…

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by Barnes, Derrick E BARNES

The King of Kindergarten

Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great first day of kindergarten.…

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Hip-hop Lollipop

"Follow a little girl as she moves, swings, and grooves her way through her bedtime routine, dancing all the while, until she finally closes her eyes and dances through her dreams"--…

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by Holm, Jennifer L. E HOLM

The Evil Princess Vs. the Brave Knight

Meet the Evil Princess and the Brave Knight. She casts terrible spells, while he fights dragons. He rescues cats in distress, while she makes mischief. No wonder there isn't much peace in this kingdom! But is the Evil Princess really so evil? And is the Brave Knight truly as chivalrous as he seems?…

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by Maillard, Kevin Noble E MAILLAR

Fry Bread : a Native American Family Story

Using illustrations that show the diversity in Native America and spare poetic text that emphasizes fry bread in terms of provenance, this volume tells the story of a post-colonial food that is a shared tradition for Native American families all across the North American continent. Includes a recipe and an extensive au…

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by Barlow, Donell E BARLOW

Bigfoot and Lightning Bug

The story of a little girl, Lightning Bug, her friendship with Benny the Bigfoot, and their efforts to cleanup and protect the forest.…

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by Willems, Mo E WILLEMS

The Pigeon Has to Go to School!

The pigeon must go to school, but frets about math, learning the alphabet, heavy backpacks, and what the teacher and other birds will think of him.…

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by Blabey, Aaron E BLABEY

Thelma the Unicorn

Told in rhyme, Thelma the pony wants to be a unicorn--but when her wish comes true she discovers that there is a downside to fame, and realizes that she was happier at home with her friend.…

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