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Suzanne Slade, Veronica Miller Jamison
Description: Shares the story of the pioneering African American mathematician, Katherine Johnson, who helped calculate America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon.
Call Number: E Sla
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Paolo Domeniconi
Description: In this whimsically illustrated board book, a poem expresses the joys of being out in the natural world as "the gladdest thing under the sun.
Call Number: E Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 8, 2019
Eva Byrne
Description: There was once a little French girl with a big imagination. She dreamed of a glamorous life filled with beautiful clothes. Ooh-la-la! But life for young Coco was strict and stark. Growing up in an orphanage, there were lots of rules to follow--but Coco wanted to do things differently. So she did!
Call Number: E Byr
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 1, 2019
Caroline Arnold
Description: In 4 weeks there will be butterflies in room 6! Mrs. Best brought butterfly eggs to school. Tiny caterpillars hatched out of them. The kindergartners gave the caterpillars food and watched them grow... and grow... and grow... until finally they became chrysalises. Now butterflies are growing inside. The children watch and wait. When will the butterflies come out?
Call Number: FIC Arn
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 8, 2019
Sherri Duskey Rinker, A. N. Kang
Description: This charming new picture book celebrates all the small but important milestones on the way to growing up, from the first wobbly baby steps to the time when they're ready to leave the nest.
Call Number: E Rin
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Jessica M. Rinker, Daria Peoples-Riley
Description: From an unconventional childhood, to Smith College, to Ms. magazine, to the women's liberation movement, to feminist icon, this book brings to the page a spirited look at Gloria Steinem's influential life, engergizing a new generation of feminists to stand up and demand equal rights for all people.
Call Number: E Rin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 8, 2019
David Soman
Description: A child's solitary day at the playground turns into a park-wide adventure as he learns how to play with nine new friends.
Call Number: E Som
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2019
David McPhail
Description: A boy who is too big for his crib, his tricycle, and being picked up by his grandfather is just the right size for his bed, bicycle, and Grandpa's hugs.
Call Number: E McP
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2019
Mikela Prevost
Description: Kate throws her dog Frank a festive birthday party, but he'd rather have a quiet day with her.
Call Number: E Pre
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2019
Roseanne Thong, John Parra
Description: In rhyming text, Hispanic children count the things, like pinatas and maracas, that can be seen in their neighborhood.
Call Number: E Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Marianne Dubuc
Description: Otto the squirrel reluctantly becomes a foster parent when a strange, furry creature hatches outside his home, saying nothing but "Pio" and growing very, very quickly.
Call Number: E Dub
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 1, 2019
Heidi Smith Hyde, Elisa Vavouri
Description: As they plant trees and do other environmental projects for the Civilian Conservation Corps, Russian immigrants Pavel and Anatoly are happy to find employment during the Great Depression, but when other workers accuse them of not being "real Americans," Pavel and Anatoly learn the words to the Star Spangled Banner, newly designated by Congress as the national anthem.
Call Number: E Hyd
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Heidi Roemer, Mike Wohnoutka
Description: Rhyming text follows a toddler's bedtime routine, from an energetic bath to choosing jammies, reading a book, cuddling with a favorite toy, and snuggling with loved ones before gently falling asleep.
Call Number: E Roe
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 1, 2019
Shauna LaVoy Reynolds, Shahrzad Maydani
Description: A shy girl celebrates winter's end by writing a poem to a tree and is surprised when the tree writes back.
Call Number: E Rey
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 1, 2019
Hope Vestergaard, Valeria Petrone
Description: With rhyming text and colorful illustrations, the potty animals from Sycamore Preschool explain proper bathroom-related etiquette.
Call Number: E Ves
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 22, 2019
David Litchfield
Description: Hugo the dog becomes the star of an all-animal band after learning to play his best friend Hector's fiddle, and despite Hector's jealousy, remains grateful to the man who gave him his start.
Call Number: E Lit
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Barbara Samuels
Description: Sophie and Winston are excited about raising chickens in their backyard in the city, but when will there be eggs?
Call Number: E Sam
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 8, 2019
Sarah McIntyre
Description: As young rabbit siblings excitedly share the news that rats have moved into their building, worried neighbors inform them that rats are dirty, thieving, and destructive--but are they?
Call Number: E McI
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 8, 2019
Virginia Howard, Charlene Chua
Description: When a storm mixes up all the animal's voices, they must find a way to swap sounds!
Call Number: E How
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2019
Verlie Hutchens, Jing Jing Tsong
Description: Each tree offers a story, a clue, a dance, that makes it its very own self. Which tree is your favorite tree of all?
Call Number: E Hut
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen, Akin Düzakin
Description: As a young refugee girl takes shelter for the night, the world appears bleak. But as she starts thinking about her happy memories, she finds the courage to hope for a better future.
Call Number: E Orb
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 22, 2019
Amy-Jill Levine, Denise Turu, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Description: Blues and Yellows just don't mix, and that's how it's always been. No one remembers why. But then comes the day Midnight Blue takes a tumble along the road. His friends Navy and Powder Blue don't even stop to help! It's only when a Yellow comes along that everything changes--forever.
Call Number: E Lev
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2019
Cheryl B. Klein, Tomie DePaola
Description: Follows a baby bird on its first flight, one that starts cautiously and ends with delight.
Call Number: E Kle
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 25, 2019
Lucy Knisley
Description: When you are a brand new baby there are many things you can do in the world--and when you get bigger there are even more new experiences.
Call Number: E Kni
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 2, 2019
Raul Gonzalez, Elaine Bay
Description: Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernabe, his dog, deliver supplies to vendors at the Mercado, a busy border town market.
Call Number: E Gon
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 22, 2019
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A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America On The Moon
Suzanne Slade, Veronica Miller Jamison
E Sla
Poetree
Shauna LaVoy Reynolds, Shahrzad Maydani
E Rey
Afternoon On A Hill
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Paolo Domeniconi
E Mil
Potty Animals: What To Know When You've Gotta Go!
Hope Vestergaard, Valeria Petrone
E Ves
Along Came Coco: A Story About Coco Chanel
Eva Byrne
E Byr
The Bear, The Piano, The Dog, And The Fiddle
David Litchfield
E Lit
Butterflies In Room 6: See How They Grow
Caroline Arnold
FIC Arn
The Chickens Are Coming!
Barbara Samuels
E Sam
Celebrate You!
Sherri Duskey Rinker, A. N. Kang
E Rin
The New Neighbors
Sarah McIntyre
E McI
Gloria Takes A Stand: How Gloria Steinem Listened, Wrote, And Changed The World
Jessica M. Rinker, Daria Peoples-Riley
E Rin
The Wind Plays Tricks
Virginia Howard, Charlene Chua
E How
How To Two
David Soman
E Som
Trees
Verlie Hutchens, Jing Jing Tsong
E Hut
I Am Just Right
David McPhail
E McP
Vanishing Colors
Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen, Akin Düzakin
E Orb
Let's Have A Dog Party!
Mikela Prevost
E Pre
Who Is My Neighbor?
Amy-Jill Levine, Denise Turu, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
E Lev
One Is A Piñata: A Book Of Numbers
Roseanne Thong, John Parra
E Tho
Wings
Cheryl B. Klein, Tomie DePaola
E Kle
Otto And Pio
Marianne Dubuc
E Dub
You Are New
Lucy Knisley
E Kni
Pavel And The Tree Army
Heidi Smith Hyde, Elisa Vavouri
E Hyd
¡Vamos! Let's Go To The Market
Raul Gonzalez, Elaine Bay
E Gon
Peekity Boo What You Can Do!
Heidi Roemer, Mike Wohnoutka
E Roe