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Steve Jenkins, Robbin Gourley, illustrator
Description: Dual layers of text explain how and why diverse animals make homes specific to their needs. From the turtle's shell, the beaver's lodge, or the seal's cave, each animal requires a special kind of home.
Call Number: E Jen
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Celeste Delaney, Stephanie Fizer Coleman, illustrator
Description: C is for cooperate. G is for grow. P is for play. This alphabet book helps young children consider, explore, and discuss a wide range of skills related to school readiness. Kids preparing for kindergarten or preK will learn social skills from A to Z, building or reinforcing their knowledge of the alphabet at the same time. A special section for adults presents ideas for helping children get ready for this big change and have a successful start to school-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Del
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 29, 2018
Baptiste Paul, Miranda Paul, Isabel Muñoz, illustrator
Description: Children all around the world go to school. Whether they're from Japan, Ukraine, Pakistan, or the United States, all students have the desire to learn about our world and shape the future. Some children walk for three hours while others take a bus or walk over a wire bridge. The treks of these students are unique, extraordinary, and even dangerous, and it emphasizes the common determination, perseverance, and sense of adventure shared by young people around the world. Read along as students from fifteen different nations embark on their journeys to get to school in the morning, and learn about the diverse landscapes and cultures of these countries along the way.
Call Number: E Pau
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 12, 2018
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman, illustrator
Description: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, and talents are shared.
Call Number: E Pen
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Adam Rex
Description: Although he professes to fear nothing, it turns out that the most-feared villain in the Star Wars universe may not be so fearless after all.
Call Number: E Rex
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Jennifer Gordon Sattler
Description: When a selfish bullfrog takes over a lily pond, the other residents decide to unite and take action.
Call Number: E Sat
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin, illustrator
Description: When Farmer Brown and the animals are invited to Farm Day at school, he instructs them to be on their best behavior, forgetting that school can be like a barnyard.
Call Number: E Cro
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Laura Krauss Melmed, Sarita Rich, illustrator
Description: A father and son enjoy a quiet walk through their neighborhood and some fun at the park between supper and bedtime.
Call Number: E Mel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Bridget Heos, Sara Not, illustrator
Description: A young fairy is enlightened on what to expect on the first day of school.
Call Number: E Heo
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome, illustrator
Description: Shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.
Call Number: E Cli
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Jeffrey Ebbeler
Description: When a family from the city moves to his farm, hound dog George tries to help them with the chores, but they don't understand his job on the farm until the day their daughter goes missing and George shows everyone what it means to be a hero hound.
Call Number: E Ebb
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Elizabeth Lilly
Description: Struggling to fit in as the only giraffe in a school of children, reluctant newcomer Geraldine meets fellow outcast Cassie and learns how to stand out by being herself, playing by her own rules, and staying true to her new friend.
Call Number: E Lil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Dianne White, Daniel Wiseman
Description: Transitions in a child's life--getting a hair cut, learning to ride a bike, and making friends on the first day of school--bring opportunities for new, different, and exciting experiences.
Call Number: E Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Priscilla Burris
Description: Children have fun at school experiencing familiar classroom activities for the first time.
Call Number: E Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Christy Mihaly, Joe Cepeda, illustrator
Description: A girl tells the tale of making hay as Mom uses a mower for mowing grass, then a tedder for aerating the grass, and eventually a baler. Eeach part of the process is a celebration of summer, farming, and the mother-daughter relationship.
Call Number: E Mih
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2018
Annemarie van Haeringen
Description: When mean Mrs. Sheep insults Greta the goat's knitting, Greta quickly knits a wolf that swallows Mrs. Sheep whole, but how will she get rid of the wolf?
Call Number: E Hae
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2018
Lauren Rille, Aimée Sicuro, illustrator
Description: Encourages the reader to enjoy all of the colors, representing feelings, that may be experienced in the course of a day.
Call Number: E Ril
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 2, 2018
Kristin F. Johnson, Mike Byrne, illustrator
Description: Sophie can't wait to share some great news with her friend. But she's so excited that she doesn't notice he has something to tell her too. Find out how Sophie learns about empathy.
Call Number: E Joh
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 9, 2018
Jody Jensen Shaffer, Claire Messer, illustrator
Description: Today is the very first day of school. Busy Bus is excited, but he also has some first-day jitters. Luckily, bus driver Ben knows just what to do to make sure that the school year gets off to a great start.
Call Number: E Sha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Mike Ornstein, Kevin Barry, illustrator
Description: After his parrot companion flies away, a rough and tough pirate experiences anxiety on his first day as a school bus driver, echoing some of the concerns expressed by the young students in his care.
Call Number: E Orn
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Tammi Sauer, Guy Francis, illustrator
Description: Bear settles down for his long winter nap, but his friends have other ideas.
Call Number: E Sau
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 3, 2018
Keith Calabrese, Juana Medina, illustrator
Description: Lena is excited about starting kindergarten but her favorite shoes are not until, with the help of her father and a very special headband, she convinces the shoes--and herself--to be brave.
Call Number: E Cal
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Tish Rabe, Sarah Jennings, illustrator
Description: On the first day of first grade I had fun right away. Count twelve fun-filled firsts of first grade!
Call Number: E Rab
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Description: Peppa and her family are going on a trip to Italy. There is so much to see and do that Peppa keeps leaving poor Teddy behind. Will he make it home in the end?
Call Number: E Pep
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Leslie Helakoski, Lee Harper, illustrator
Description: Tomorrow is Woolbur's first day of school. Woolbur can fix his own wool, write his name, and color outside the lines. And most important, he never follows the crowd. Woolbur is ready for school, but is school ready for Wilbur?
Call Number: E Hel
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 2, 2018
Alena Pitts, Wynter Pitts
Description: Lena met new friends at a children's hospital while on tour, and later finds out they need help. One of them is a young girl she sees as a little sister.
Call Number: J FIC Pit
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 6, 2018
Jeff Smith, Tom Gaadt, colorist
Description: Smiley Bone goes to fantastical lengths while counting birds in the forest.
Call Number: E Smi
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 3, 2018
Blake Liliane Hellman, Steven Henry, illustrator
Description: When Elliot wakes up to a terrible smell, he is determined to find the source.
Call Number: E Hel
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 3, 2018
Kelly DiPucchio, Stephanie Graegin, illustrator
Description: Manny and his friend Gertie join forces to clean up their local park--because every superhero needs a planet worth saving.
Call Number: E DiP
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Travis Foster, Ethan Long, illustrator
Description: Two friends embark on a hike together, and learn about getting along with others in the process.
Call Number: E Fos
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2018
Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson, PBS for Kids
Description: Peg and Cat are visiting their friends Ysamina and Amir during a very special holiday, Eid al-Adha. Everyone is excited to don their best duds, exchange presents, and eat a yummy feast divided into equal parts--one-third for family, one-third for friends and neighbors, and one-third for those in need. but Cat isn't so sure about giving all that deliciousness away. Can more generosity and less honey cake equal happiness for Cat? Eid Mubarak!
Call Number: E Oxl
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2018
Tom Angleberger, Dan Santat, illustrator
Description: When a Princess learns from her Fairy Godmother that she is in last place in a car race against such fairy tale notables as Humpty Dumpty, the Three Bears, and Rumpelstiltskin, she boldly rebuffs defeat and steps on the gas.
Call Number: E Ang
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 18, 2018
Davide Calì, Benjamin Chaud, illustrator
Description: Henry takes his new classmate on an imaginative tour of his somewhat weird school.
Call Number: E Cal
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2018
Richard Collingridge
Description: 5 4 3 2 1... BLAST OFF! There's a tiny little rocket that will take you to the stars, It only flies there once a year, but zips you out past Mars. Jump in for a journey that is out of this world.
Call Number: E Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 3, 2018
Jim Averbeck, Amy Hevron, illustrator
Description: Trevor is lonely and looking for a friend. He stretches his wings the length of his boring cage and notices the tree outside stretching its branch. And on the end of that branch? Perhaps a new friend. But one that is quiet and shy. Trevor knows just how to make him feel comfortable.Trevor knows just how to make him feel comfortable. This is an elegantly told, truly unique tale of a canary who befriends a lemon and finds that you don't have to be two of a kind to form a meaningful and lasting friendship.
Call Number: E Ave
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2018
Aura Parker
Description: Heidi, a tall, twig-like stick insect, does everything she can to make friends on her first day at Bug School, but even her teacher, Miss Orb, fails to notice her.
Call Number: E Par
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Lucy Volpin
Description: Big, small, fast, or slow, there are so many types of dinosurs. And we love them all.
Call Number: E Vol
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 3, 2018
Eric Carle, Denise Fleming, Teagan White, Beth Krommes
Description: Eric Carle and fourteen other beloved children's book artists illustrate their favorite bugs and explain why they love them. Everybody has a favorite bug. Some like shiny, colorful beetles or busy ants or soft pale moths best. Others prefer spindly walking sticks or fuzzy caterpillars that turn into bright butterflies. With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 15 children's book artists share their favorite bugs and why they love them. Featuring words and pictures by: Eric Carle, Joey Chou, Eric Fan, Denise Fleming, Ekua Holmes, Tim Hopgood, Molly Idle, Beth Krommes, Scott Magoon, Kenard Pak, Maggie Rudy, Britta Teckentrup, Brendan Wenzel, Teagan White, and Eugene Yelchin.
Call Number: E Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 14, 2018
Katie Yamasaki
Description: Even though Lila's cousins do some things differently, Lila loves when they come to visit.
Call Number: E Yam
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 11, 2018
Dianne White, Robin Page, illustrator
Description: A unique exploration of different animals' favorite foods and what color those foods are.
Call Number: E Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2018
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A House In The Sky : And Other Uncommon Animal Homes
Steve Jenkins, Robbin Gourley, illustrator
E Jen
Knock Knock
Tammi Sauer, Guy Francis, illustrator
E Sau
ABC Ready For School: An Alphabet Of Social Skills
Celeste Delaney, Stephanie Fizer Coleman, illustrator
E Del
Lena's Shoes Are Nervous : A First-day-of-school Dilemma
Keith Calabrese, Juana Medina, illustrator
E Cal
Adventures To School : Real-Life Journeys Of Students From Around The World
Baptiste Paul, Miranda Paul, Isabel Muñoz, illustrator
E Pau
On The First Day Of First Grade
Tish Rabe, Sarah Jennings, illustrator
E Rab
All Are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman, illustrator
E Pen
Peppa Pig. Family Trip.
E Pep
Are You Scared, Darth Vader?
Adam Rex
E Rex
Ready Or Not, Woolbur Goes To School
Leslie Helakoski, Lee Harper, illustrator
E Hel
Bully
Jennifer Gordon Sattler
E Sat
Shining Night
Alena Pitts, Wynter Pitts
J FIC Pit
Click, Clack, Quack To School!
Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin, illustrator
E Cro
Smiley's Dream Book
Jeff Smith, Tom Gaadt, colorist
E Smi
Daddy, Me, And The Magic Hour
Laura Krauss Melmed, Sarita Rich, illustrator
E Mel
Something Smells!
Blake Liliane Hellman, Steven Henry, illustrator
E Hel
Fairy's First Day Of School
Bridget Heos, Sara Not, illustrator
E Heo
Super Manny Cleans Up!
Kelly DiPucchio, Stephanie Graegin, illustrator
E DiP
Game Changers : The Story Of Venus And Serena Williams
Lesa Cline-Ransome, James Ransome, illustrator
E Cli
Take A Hike, Miles And Spike!
Travis Foster, Ethan Long, illustrator
E Fos
George The Hero Hound
Jeffrey Ebbeler
E Ebb
The Eid Al-adha Adventure
Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson, PBS for Kids
E Oxl
Geraldine
Elizabeth Lilly
E Lil
The Princess And The Pit Stop
Tom Angleberger, Dan Santat, illustrator
E Ang
Goodbye Brings Hello
Dianne White, Daniel Wiseman
E Whi
The Truth About My Unbelievable School ...
Davide Calì, Benjamin Chaud, illustrator
E Cal
Hello School!
Priscilla Burris
E Bur
Tiny Little Rocket
Richard Collingridge
E Col
Hey, Hey, Hay!
Christy Mihaly, Joe Cepeda, illustrator
E Mih
Trevor
Jim Averbeck, Amy Hevron, illustrator
E Ave
How To Knit A Monster
Annemarie van Haeringen
E Hae
Twig
Aura Parker
E Par
I Feel Teal
Lauren Rille, Aimée Sicuro, illustrator
E Ril
We Love Dinosaurs
Lucy Volpin
E Vol
In Your Shoes : A Story Of Empathy
Kristin F. Johnson, Mike Byrne, illustrator
E Joh
What's Your Favorite Bug?
Eric Carle, Denise Fleming, Teagan White, Beth Krommes
E Car
It's Your First Day Of School, Busy Bus!
Jody Jensen Shaffer, Claire Messer, illustrator
E Sha
When The Cousins Came
Katie Yamasaki
E Yam
Kindergarrrten Bus
Mike Ornstein, Kevin Barry, illustrator
E Orn
Who Eats Orange?
Dianne White, Robin Page, illustrator
E Whi