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Pilar Winter Hill, Olivia Duchess
Description: As she walks with her mother to a farmer's market, Penelope hears the melodies of the city from musicians, bicycle bells, and more until one instrument beckons and fills her with magic. Includes author's note about her first encounter with the violin.
Call Number: E Hil
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 21, 2021
Reem Faruqi, Fahmida Azim
Description: Amira is excited because tomorrow is Eid with special clothes, treats, gifts, and a morning party at her mosque; but then she realizes that she is going to miss class picture day at school, something she was also looking forward to--so Amira has to figure out a way to be in two places at once.
Call Number: E Far
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 12, 2021
Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Rotem Teplow
Description: After shopping for challah, chicken, and fresh fruit at the Carmel Market in Tel Aviv, Bubbe returns home to cook her Shabbat dinner, only to discover that her house is filled with unexpected furry guests.
Call Number: E Cap
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 28, 2021
Nancy Raines Day, Jane Massey
Description: Babies and toddlers delight in making a mess at mealtime.
Call Number: E Day
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2021
Jodie Patterson, Charnelle Pinkney-Barlow
Description: Just before his fifth birthday, Penelope lets his mother know he is a boy and, with her support and his ninja powers, faces the rest of his family and his classmates.
Call Number: E Pat
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 19, 2021
Tony Mitton, Ant Parker
Description: Rhyming text and illustrations describe different kinds of cranes.
Call Number: E Mit
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 19, 2021
Harry Woodgate
Description: A child who enjoys Grandad's stories of his travels and adventures with Gramps persuades him to fix up their old camper and take another trip, in honor of Gramps.
Call Number: E Woo
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 21, 2021
Nyasha Williams, Sófʹya Glushkó
Description: From A is for Afro, to J is for Justice, to R is for Rally, this alphabet book offers affirmations featuring Black children and role models to help children nurture and embrace their authentic selves and to enjoy the magic of childhood.
Call Number: E Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 28, 2021
Floyd Cooper
Description: Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.
Call Number: E Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 28, 2021
Brian Floca
Description: An ode to the essential workers keeping the country operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Call Number: E Flo
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 28, 2021
Moira Butterfield, Jesús Verona
Description: Open your senses to a world of wonder by taking a walk through the woods! Set off on an outdoor adventure and find natural treasures, from prickly pine cones to swirly snail shells, then learn more about the plants and creatures of the forest in this fact-filled guide to the outdoors.
Call Number: E But
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 21, 2021
Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh, Lauren Gallegos
Description: When Noa refuses to swap anything from her lunch one day, her friends wonder why. It's because it's Passover! But friendly Noa figures out a way to bring her friends into the holiday fun.
Call Number: E Kif
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2021
Pascale Estellon
Description: Pascale Estellon's wonderfully detailed gouache illustrations bring the many shades of red, orange, yellow, blue, green, black, and white to life and serve as a beginner's field guide to new words and new worlds. Children will expand their vocabulary and delight in seeing words they already know while learning the names of new animals, plants, and fruits and vegetables.
Call Number: E Est
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2021
Peter Mercurio, Leo Espinosa
Description: Written in direct address to the author's son Kevin, this is the moving and poignant true story about how one baby was adopted after being found on a New York City subway platform.
Call Number: E Mer
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 12, 2021
Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes
Description: A biography of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist who worked to preserve American Beach, Florida as a historical landmark.
Call Number: E Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 12, 2021
Nicki Kramar, Ashley Evans
Description: Sophie is feeling a bit worried about the world and going outside lately means wearing a mask, but she realizes she is not the only one who feels a little scared and decides to spread a small act of kindness in her neighborhood.
Call Number: E Kra
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 19, 2021
Thao Lam
Description: "Thao" seems like a simple enough name. Only four letters--all of them belonging to many other names! And yet Thao had been called everything from "Tail" to "Theo" to "Towel." At one point, completely fed up, she decided it was time to try another name. Something "easy." Something like "Jennifer." But trying to be someone else only works for so long."-- Provided by publisher.
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2021
Ruth Chan
Description: Welcome to the Alpactory! These wacky alpacas are here to help young readers get ready for any new experience ahead in this funny and inspiring picture book.
Call Number: E Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2021
Christian Trimmer, Kaylani Juanita
Description: A little girl's small act of kindness after a storm spreads throughout her town so that the next time there is a storm, her community comes together to make a big difference.
Call Number: E Tri
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 26, 2021
Stephen Michael King
Description: Three, a homeless three-legged dog, skips and hops about the city until he befriends a little girl who accepts him as he is.
Call Number: E Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 21, 2021
Lisa Westberg Peters, Victoria Tentler-Krylov
Description: The wind blows in newcomers from all directions. "They" become "we," and we become a garden.--back cover.
Call Number: E Pet
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 19, 2021
Layla Ahmad, Farida Zaman
Description: A children's fiction picture book about the Covid-19 pandemic. There is a little girl whose mom is a busy doctor. When her mom has to be in quarantine -- sleeping on a cot in their garage to keep the family safe from the virus -- the little girl does her best to be brave. She and her dad make dinner together, and she helps bring groceries to her grandparents, making sure to wave so they know it's her! In the evening they join their neighbors, banging pots and pans on the doorstep to thank doctors and nurses for their hard work. But the highlight of the day is when Mom comes home, and they wave to each other through the window.
Call Number: E Ahm
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 28, 2021
Tiffany Stone, Mike Lowery
Description: An imaginative girl spies a piece of wood and tries to get it to play with her, but the piece of wood would rather be napping.
Call Number: E Sto
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 19, 2021
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48 Grasshopper Estates
Sara De Waal, Erika Medina
E De W
Keeping The City Going
Brian Floca
E Flo
A Neighborhood Walk, A Musical Journey
Pilar Winter Hill, Olivia Duchess
E Hil
Look What I Found In The Woods
Moira Butterfield, Jesús Verona
E But
Amira's Picture Day
Reem Faruqi, Fahmida Azim
E Far
Lucy's Umbrella
Sara Madden, Hayley Helsten
E Mad
And A Cat From Carmel Market
Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Rotem Teplow
E Cap
Matzah Craze
Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh, Lauren Gallegos
E Kif
Applesauce Is Fun To Wear
Nancy Raines Day, Jane Massey
E Day
Orange Is An Apricot, Green Is A Tree Frog : Explore The Natural World Through Color
Pascale Estellon
E Est
Be Your Own Best Friend Forever!
Gary Robinson
E Rob
Our Subway Baby
Peter Mercurio, Leo Espinosa
E Mer
Bear Can't Wait
Karma Wilson, Jane Chapman
E Wil
Saving American Beach : The Biography Of African American Environmentalist Mavynee Betsch
Heidi Tyline King, Ekua Holmes
E Kin
Born Ready : The True Story Of A Boy Named Penelope
Jodie Patterson, Charnelle Pinkney-Barlow
E Pat
Sharing A Smile
Nicki Kramar, Ashley Evans
E Kra
Butterflies Are Pretty ... Gross!
Rosemary Mosco, Jacob Souva
E Mos
Thao
Thao Lam
Colossal Cranes
Tony Mitton, Ant Parker
E Mit
The Alpactory : Ready, Pack, Go!
Ruth Chan
E Cha
David Attenborough
Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara, Mikyo Noh
E San
The Little Things : A Story About Acts Of Kindness
Christian Trimmer, Kaylani Juanita
E Tri
Game, Set, Sisters! : The Story Of Venus And Serena Williams
Jay Leslie, Ebony Glenn
E Les
The Lost Little Bird
David McPhail
E McP
Grandad's Camper
Harry Woodgate
E Woo
Three
Stephen Michael King
E Kin
I Affirm Me : The Abcs Of Inspiration For Black Kids
Nyasha Williams, Sófʹya Glushkó
E Wil
We Are A Garden : A Story Of How Diversity Took Root In America
Lisa Westberg Peters, Victoria Tentler-Krylov
E Pet
Jayden's Impossible Garden
Mélina Mangal, Ken Daley
E Man
When Mom's Away
Layla Ahmad, Farida Zaman
E Ahm
Juneteenth For Mazie
Floyd Cooper
E Coo
Wood Could
Tiffany Stone, Mike Lowery
E Sto