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Natalie Reif Ziarnik, Madeline Valentine, illustrator
Description: Sights and sounds of a summer twilight mingle with recollections of a lovely day at the beach as a household settles in for the night.
Call Number: E Zia
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Aaron Becker
Description: A young girl, still reeling from her dog's death, finds solace while picking up stones on the beach during her family's vacation.
Call Number: E Bec
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Kyle Lukoff, Natalie Nelson, illustrator
Description: Introduces the collective names used for various animal groups, including a bloat of hippopotamuses, a tower of giraffes, and a business of ferrets.
Call Number: E Luk
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2018
Carin Berger
Description: Simple text and collage illustrations remind the reader that we are stronger together than alone.
Call Number: E Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2018
Debbie Wagenbach, Jamie Tablason, illustrator
Description: When little Sergio realizes that the Snapper gang bullies others, he breaks away from them and makes new friends, only to become the new target of the gang's bullying.
Call Number: E Wag
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Robie H. Harris, Chris Chatterton, illustrator
Description: Build, balance, count - question, estimate, measure - predict, crash, and build again with Elephant and a bucket full of blocks. Follow along as Elephant goes through the ups and downs of creating something new and finally celebrates the job of pride and success.
Call Number: E Har
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Lezlie Evans, Elisa Ferro
Description: In rhyming text, animal children share all the things their fathers do for them.
Call Number: E Eva
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 13, 2018
Kate Prendergast
Description: Dog has a very important job on a construction site, but when his puppy friend goes missing, Dog has to be very brave and resourceful. He comes up with a plan for an ingenious rescue, but he needs the help of everyone's favorite piece of heavy machinery - the excavator.
Call Number: E Pre
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz
Description: Although many things go wrong when Froggy decides to make money by setting up a lemonade stand, he still has fun with his friends.
Call Number: E Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 11, 2018
Jackie Clark Mancuso
Description: Hudson, an American dog living in Paris, takes a lost puppy on a whirlwind tour of the city, hoping the pup will recognize his neighborhood.
Call Number: E Man
Format: Book
Date Added: May 21, 2018
Jonathan Allen
Description: Baby Owl meets Rabbit, Squirrel, and Fox in the woods and is upset when they tell him how cute he is but when Mama tells him that he is not cute, surprisingly his attitude changes.
Call Number: E All
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Priscilla Tey
Description: Between inside and outside, between upstairs and down, a world of in-between things can be found.
Call Number: E Tey
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Jessica Love
Description: While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes -- and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?
Call Number: E Lov
Format: Book
Date Added: May 21, 2018
Margaret Cardillo, Julia Denos, illustrator
Description: Jackie Kennedy was an American icon of style and grace but there was steel under that style. Her poise under fire, intelligence, and tireless work as First Lady earned her the respect of leaders worldwide and made her beloved by generations. Jackie's legacy also extended beyond her time in public life. She was a talented journalist, a preservationist who secured the legacy of national landmarks, and an editor of award-winning books.
Call Number: E Car
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Lisen Adbåge, Annie Prime, translator
Description: Little Koko does not want to do anything Bo tells him he should, but each time Bo lets him do as he pleases, Koko learns a lesson.
Call Number: E Adb
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Rhonda Gowler Greene, Daniel Kirk, illustrator
Description: Introduces the alphabet using a vehicle for each letter, from airplane to zeppelin. A big, boxy bus drives up for letter B, a kayak floats by for letter K, and a rocket blasts off for letter R. A fun range of planes, trains, automobiles, and more take readers on a ride through this early-learning book.
Call Number: E Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2018
Gwendolyn Zepeda, Thelma Muraida, illustrator, Gabriela Baeza Ventura, translator
Description: Told in two voices and languages, Vietnamese American Annie and Hispanic American Maya attend different schools but spend nearly every weekend together, until something special happens to bring them closer together.
Call Number: E Zep Spanish
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Valeri Gorbachev
Description: Nelly loves to wear her swimsuit but the thought of swimming scares her, that is until Grandma, who just so happens to be a swimming champion, helps Nelly realize she has nothing to fear.
Call Number: E Gor
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 13, 2018
Aaron Meshon
Description: A little boy describes what his parents' lives were like before he was born ... and how much more fun-filled they are now that he's here.
Call Number: E Mes
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Tim Kubart, Lori Richmond, illustrator
Description: Mistakes can happen and get in your way, but that doesn't mean they should ruin your day. Everyone makes them, and that's okay. Here is what to do when you make a mistake and what to say.
Call Number: E Kub
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Wade Bradford, Mary Ann Fraser, illustrator
Description: As a narrator begins telling the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Papa develops Page Fright, is unable to say his lines, and runs away through other books.
Call Number: E Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2018
Cate Berry, Charles Santoso, illustrator
Description: Penguin and Tiny Shrimp DO NOT have a bedtime story to share with you. There are no soft beds or cozy covers here. There are fireworks! And shark-infested waters!! This book will never make you sleepy! Not at all. Not even a little.
Call Number: E Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: May 21, 2018
Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, Jason Chin
Description: You're invited to a glorious Fourth of July picnic where you'll learn all about sharing, the good things along with the bad.
Call Number: E Led
Format: Book
Date Added: May 21, 2018
Erik Brooks
Description: Ambrose, a polar bear, and Zina, a penguin, are very different but they can still find ways to meet in the middle.
Call Number: E Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 7, 2018
Susan Eaddy, Rosalinde Bonnet, illustrator
Description: At first Poppy is thrilled by her twin baby sisters, and delighted that her grandmother has come to help--but soon she finds that the two babies are taking up all the adult's time and energy, and she starts to feel angry and neglected.
Call Number: E Ead
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Anne Hunter
Description: After their home is swept away in a summer flood, Possum and his children build a new home with the help of the other animals.
Call Number: E Hun
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis, illustrator
Description: A prince and a knight in shining armor find true love in each other's embrace after fighting a dragon together.
Call Number: E Haa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 12, 2018
Michael-Paul Terranova
Description: Simple text and bold illustrations take young readers on a tour through the time of the dinosaurs.
Call Number: E Ter
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2018
Susan Verde, Matthew Cordell, illustrator
Description: A young music lover steps onto the school talent show stage determined to be herself and sing her own unique song.
Call Number: E Ver
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2018
Chris Ferrie
Description: Various scientists whose scientific achievements are described in rhyme."Einstein, Einstein, who do you see? I see Marie Curie looking at me. Full of scientific fun, this book features appearances from real-life scientists including Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Ada Lovelace, and more. Young readers will learn about scientists who changed the world.
Call Number: E Fer
Format: Book
Date Added: May 15, 2018
Jeremy Tankard
Description: Bird wants to play, but all his animal friends tell him that it is bedtime, and only when they tuck him in and sing a lullaby does he finally fall asleep--briefly.
Call Number: E Tan
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2018
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen, illustrator
Description: When his friend Circle asks him to do her portrait after praising him as a sculptor and genius, Square struggles to carve her likeness from a stone block.
Call Number: E Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Diana Murray, Zoe Persico, illustrator
Description: Two children notice all the beautiful colors that surround them on a rainy summer day out in the country.
Call Number: E Mur
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2018
Rubin Pfeffer, Mike Austin, illustrator
Description: Follow the creation of a family meal from the farm to the picnic table on a warm sunny day. Told entirely in words beginning with S, this lively book will help children appreciate where their food comes from.
Call Number: E Pfe
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Deborah Underwood, Ned Young, illustrator
Description: Arnold's imaginary adventures as Super Saurus are interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious egg which could contain a horrible villain for Super Saurus to vanquish or a new baby brother or sister.
Call Number: E Und
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Sylvia Long
Description: A compendium of concepts like numbers, colors and opposites, together with poems, stories, and hands-on activities like making pancakes and mud pies.
Call Number: E Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2018
Andrew Larsen, Sandy Nichols, illustrator
Description: Every Sunday in winter, spring, summer and fall - through snow, rain, heat and gloom - Zaida delivers bagels to his neighbors and to his grandson, Eli. Warm, chewy, salty bagels. But their Sunday tradition comes to a halt when a slip on some schmutz leaves Zaida flat on his tuches and bedridden - and bagel-less. Who will bring the bagels if Zaida's not well in time for next Sunday's delivery? Told with a schmear of love and baked with humor, The Bagel King celebrates family tradition and the special bond between grandparent and grandchild.
Call Number: E Lar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, illustrator
Description: When Detective Dog Nell puts her nose to the task, there's no mystery she can't solve. Whether she's tracking the missing shoe of her human, Peter, or locating some lost honeycomb, all Nell has to do is sniff, sniff, sniff and she's hot on the trail. Besides solving mysteries, there's something else Nell loves--listening to children read. Every Monday, Peter takes her to school where children tell her stories. One day, Nell and Peter arrive to find that all the books are gone. Who could have taken them? And why? There's only one dog for the job, and Detective Dog Nell is ready to sniff out the thief.
Call Number: E Don
Format: Book
Date Added: May 16, 2018
Benjamin Flouw, Christelle Morelli, translator, Susan Ouriou, translator
Description: When Fox discovers that there is no description for the golden plant, he sets out to find out for himself.
Call Number: E Flo
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Kirsten Hall, Isabelle Arsenault, illustrator
Description: Illustrations and rhyming text follow endangered honeybees through the year as they forage for pollen and nectar, communicate with others at their hive, and make honey.
Call Number: E Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Maria Dismondy, P.S. Brooks, illustrator
Description: Leah and Dexter are brother and sister. They don't always get along. In fact, there are times they can be downright mean to each other. The ooey, gooey jelly donuts in this story are a testament to the power of kindness, caring and generosity. Find out if Leah and Dexter will ever learn to get along.
Call Number: E Dis
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
Margery Cuyler, Bob Kolar, illustrator
Description: Everyone smiles when the little ice cream truck, loaded up with tasty treats, shows up at parties, baseball games, parks, and zoos.
Call Number: E Cuy
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Megan Maynor, Kate Berube
Description: As Lola builds a sandcastle, she is joined by Frisbee Dude, Little Guy, and Minnesota Girl in a story reminscent of "The House that Jack Built."
Call Number: E May
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 4, 2018
Qian Shi
Description: Stanley the spider must make a new start after rain comes and collapses the home he has spun and filled with his collection of seeds, twigs, leaves, and other precious items.
Call Number: E Shi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2018
Lucille Colandro, Jared D. Lee, illustrator
Description: In this adaptation of the traditional nursery rhyme, a pirate swallows a treasure map, while two children lead the reader through the adventure which becomes a ride at the amusement park.
Call Number: E Col
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 6, 2018
Amy E. Sklansky
Description: Following the rhythm of rhyme scheme of the original rhyme (This little piggy went to market..), young children get to follow along as the five piggies pack the car, arrive at the beach, build a sand castle, swim and explore, and play with a beach ball.
Call Number: E Skl
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 8, 2018
Remy Charlip, author and illustrator, Jerry Joyner, author and illustrator
Description: Thirteen picture stories of a magic show, a sea disaster, and other dramas develop separately but simultaneously.
Call Number: E Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 5, 2018
Joy Murphy, Lisa Kennedy, illustrator
Description: Welcome to the lands of the Wurundjeri people. The people are part of the land, and the land is part of them. Aboriginal communities across Australia have boundaries that are defined by mountain ranges and waterways. Traditionally, to cross these boundaries, permission is required. Each community has its own way of greeting, but the practice shares a common name: a Welcome to Country.Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin, the senior Aboriginal elder of the Wurundjeri people, channels her passion for storytelling into a picture book that invites readers to discover some of the history and traditions of her people. Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy gives the Wurundjeri Welcome to Country form in paintings rich with blues and browns, as full of wonder and history as the tradition they depict.
Call Number: E Mur
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2018
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A Lullaby Of Summer Things
Natalie Reif Ziarnik, Madeline Valentine, illustrator
E Zia
Poppy's Best Babies
Susan Eaddy, Rosalinde Bonnet, illustrator
E Ead
A Stone For Sascha
Aaron Becker
E Bec
Possum And The Summer Storm
Anne Hunter
E Hun
A Storytelling Of Ravens
Kyle Lukoff, Natalie Nelson, illustrator
E Luk
Prince & Knight
Daniel Haack, Stevie Lewis, illustrator
E Haa
All Of Us
Carin Berger
E Ber
Roar : A Dinosaur Tour
Michael-Paul Terranova
E Ter
Big Brave Bold Sergio
Debbie Wagenbach, Jamie Tablason, illustrator
E Wag
Rock 'N' Roll Soul
Susan Verde, Matthew Cordell, illustrator
E Ver
Crash! Boom! : A Math Tale
Robie H. Harris, Chris Chatterton, illustrator
E Har
Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See? : A Scientific Parody
Chris Ferrie
E Fer
Daddies Do
Lezlie Evans, Elisa Ferro
E Eva
Sleepy Bird
Jeremy Tankard
E Tan
Dog On A Digger
Kate Prendergast
E Pre
Square
Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen, illustrator
E Bar
Froggy's Lemonade Stand
Jonathan London, Frank Remkiewicz
E Lon
Summer Color!
Diana Murray, Zoe Persico, illustrator
E Mur
Hudson And The Puppy : Lost In Paris
Jackie Clark Mancuso
E Man
Summer Supper
Rubin Pfeffer, Mike Austin, illustrator
E Pfe
I'm Not Cute!
Jonathan Allen
E All
Super Saurus And The Egg
Deborah Underwood, Ned Young, illustrator
E Und
In-between Things
Priscilla Tey
E Tey
Sylvia Long's Big Book For Small Children
Sylvia Long
E Lon
Julián Is A Mermaid
Jessica Love
E Lov
The Bagel King
Andrew Larsen, Sandy Nichols, illustrator
E Lar
Just Being Jackie
Margaret Cardillo, Julia Denos, illustrator
E Car
The Detective Dog
Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, illustrator
E Don
Koko And Bo
Lisen Adbåge, Annie Prime, translator
E Adb
The Golden Glow
Benjamin Flouw, Christelle Morelli, translator, Susan Ouriou, translator
E Flo
Let's Go ABC! : Things That Go From A To Z
Rhonda Gowler Greene, Daniel Kirk, illustrator
E Gre
The Honeybee
Kirsten Hall, Isabelle Arsenault, illustrator
E Hal
Maya And Annie On Saturdays And Sundays = Los Sábados Y Domingos De Maya Y Annie
Gwendolyn Zepeda, Thelma Muraida, illustrator, Gabriela Baeza Ventura, translator
E Zep Spanish
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness With The World
Maria Dismondy, P.S. Brooks, illustrator
E Dis
No Swimming For Nelly
Valeri Gorbachev
E Gor
The Little Ice Cream Truck
Margery Cuyler, Bob Kolar, illustrator
E Cuy
Now That I'm Here
Aaron Meshon
E Mes
The Sandcastle That Lola Built
Megan Maynor, Kate Berube
E May
Oopsie-do!
Tim Kubart, Lori Richmond, illustrator
E Kub
The Weaver
Qian Shi
E Shi
Papa Bear's Page Fright
Wade Bradford, Mary Ann Fraser, illustrator
E Bra
There Was An Old Pirate Who Swallowed A Map!
Lucille Colandro, Jared D. Lee, illustrator
E Col
Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime!
Cate Berry, Charles Santoso, illustrator
E Ber
These Little Piggies Go To The Beach
Amy E. Sklansky
E Skl
Pie Is For Sharing
Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, Jason Chin
E Led
Thirteen
Remy Charlip, author and illustrator, Jerry Joyner, author and illustrator
E Cha
Polar Opposites
Erik Brooks
E Bro
Welcome To Country
Joy Murphy, Lisa Kennedy, illustrator
E Mur