Two dogs in a trench coat enter stage left / by Julie Falatko ; illustrated by Colin Jack.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageSassy and Waldo have been cast in the school play and they couldn't be more excited. They love to play! Only this isn't that kind of play. Sassy and Waldo are good dogs. They will do anything for their boy, Stewart. That includes putting on a trench coat and pretending to be a new student named Salty in his class just to make sure he is happy. But this month Stewart's class is going to put on a play. PLAY! There's nothing that dogs love more than to play. Well, except maybe eating hamburgers, napping, and chasing squirrels. But they're all equal. It's a four-way tie! Sassy and Waldo are in for a big surprise when they learn what a school play really is!

Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to not growing up / Tommy Greenwald ; illustrations by J.P. Coovert.

  • 23 February 2020
cover image"As graduation day approaches, Charlie Joe is starting to realize being a kid isn't so bad after all"-- Provided by publisher.

Charlie Joe Jackson's guide to planet girl / Tommy Greenwald ; illustrations by J. P. Coovert.

  • 23 February 2020
cover image"There's a crisis at Eastport Middle School! It appears that everyone has a boyfriend or girlfriend except... Charlie Joe Jackson??!? Yup -- he's the only single guy out of all his friends. How is this possible? Even Pete Milano has a date! Well, Charlie Joe refuses to be left out. He quickly goes looking for help in the last place anyone would think to find him -- the library. And what he finds is the gem of all gems, the guidebook of all guidebooks, the key to finally getting a girl! Now, everyone is suddenly coming to him for love advice. (Oh, how the tables have turned.) But Charlie Joe's world is swiftly turned upside down when he realizes the girl he actually likes... might not actually be the girl he likes." -- From publisher's description.

Listening for Lucca / by Suzanne LaFleur.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageThirteen-year-old Siena's visions of the past intensify when her family moves to the Maine coast hoping her little brother will begin speaking, and she connects with residents of the house from many years earlier who faced a similar problem.

Jack Strong takes a stand / Tommy Greenwald ; illustrated by Melissa Mendes.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageTired of being forced to participate in sports and take extra lessons and tutoring to become well-rounded in anticipation of college, middle-schooler Jack Strong stages a sit-in on his couch until his parents ease up.

The light jar / Lisa Thompson.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageNate and his mother are escaping from his emotionally abusive step-father, Gary, but the run-down and abandoned cottage in the woods that his mother takes them to does not seem like much of a refuge; but when his mother goes off to buy provisions and does not come back, Nate is left alone (except for his imaginary friend Sam) and afraid--until a mysterious girl trying to solve the clues of a long-ago treasure hunt turns up.

Piper Reed, forever friend / Kimberly Willis Holt ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageTen-year-old Piper moves yet again when her father, who is a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy, gets assigned to Norfolk, Virginia, and although the move takes a bit of adjustment, she soon makes friends with the girl next door and catches up with old friends too.

Piper Reed campfire girl / Kimberly Willis Holt ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageFifth-grader Piper and her sisters are thrilled about their first-ever camping trip until they learn it will be at Halloween, but other Navy families join them, including an annoying new member of the Gypsy Club.

Piper Reed, rodeo star / Kimberly Willis Holt ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageAfter bidding goodbye to her friends Michael and Nicole, who are moving away, Piper and her sisters spend winter break with their two sets of grandparents in Piney Woods, Louisiana, where Piper learns that the best adventures are the unexpected ones.

Diary of a 5th grade outlaw / Gina Loveless ; illustrations by Andrea Bell.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageRobin Loxley, the 5th grade outlaw of Nottingham Elementary, tells all! From Epic! Originals comes a comic-inspired illustrated novel series that treats growing up as an adventure. Fifth grade has just started, and the school bully, Nadia, already rules recess with an unfair Playground Tax. Robin refuses to be pushed around, but all she can think about is winning back her best friend, Mary Ann, after a disastrous fallout over the summer. To do so, she will have to stand up to Nadia, face the wrath of Assistant Principal Johnson, and become a legendary outlaw at Nottingham Elementary--all while forming a merry band of new friends along the way.

Romeo and Juliet : a Shakespeare story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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The taming of the shrew : a Shakespeare story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageLovely Bianca has a queue of admirers anxious to marry her. But her older sister, Katharina, must get married first. Katharina has such a fiery temper she is known as the "shrew," and no man is brave enough to propose. Can Petruchio tame her with his outrageous behavior?

The tempest : a Shakespeare story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Twelfth night : a Shakespeare story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Macbeth : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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The merchant of Venice : a Shakespeare story / Retold by Andrew Matthews; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Othello : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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As you like it / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Antony and Cleopatra : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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A midsummer night's dream / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Much ado about nothing / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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King Lear : a Shakespeare story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageFoolish and bad-tempered, King Lear divides the kingdom between his two wicked daughters, disowns his honest youngest daughter and banishes his friends. As the kingdom falls apart and Lear's humiliation turns him mad, will he finally realize what he's done.

Henry V : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Julius Caesar : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Hamlet : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Richard III : a Shakespeare Story / retold by Andrew Matthews ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

  • 23 February 2020
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Bonnie & Ben rhyme again / Mem Fox ; illustrated by Judy Horacek.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageSiblings Bonnie and Ben impress Skinny Doug with their ability to recite nursery rhymes.-- Provided by Publisher.

Dandelion's dream / Yoko Tanaka.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageIn a meadow filled with dandelion buds just about to flower, one dandelion blooms into a real lion! Roots and leaves unfurl into four tiny paws and a long tail, complete with a fluffy yellow tuft. What a great wide world there is to explore when you have paws instead of roots-- there are fast trains to ride, regal ships to sail, and cities with lights as bright as Dandelion's field in full bloom. A happy little dandelion views the world with wonder in this wordless story about enjoying life to the fullest.

The oldest student : how Mary Walker learned to read / wriiten by Rita Lorraine Hubbard ; illustrated by Oge Mora.

  • 23 February 2020
cover image"A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's oldest student, Mary Walker, who learned to read at the age of 116"-- Provided by publisher.

Child of glass / Beatrice Alemagna ; translated from the French by Claudia Zoe Bedrick.

  • 23 February 2020
cover image"A story about difference, exclusion, and ultimately self-acceptance, Child of Glass explores the interplay between inner and outer and the journey we have to go on to become ourselves. Child of Glass is about Gisele, a fragile, strong, transparent girl who denounces the meanness that can mark life in the world. In sparse, poetic language that all of us, however young or old, can understand, Child of Glass reminds us of our birthright to become ourselves. Freedom isn't about accepting what is; it's about asking the questions and taking the actions that allow us to be at home in the world."--Provided by publisher.

Chirri & Chirra : on the town / Kaya Doi ; translated from Japanese by David Boyd.

  • 23 February 2020
cover image"Chirri and Chirra bike through town and discover all sorts of personalities and treats along the way"-- Provided by publisher.

A girl like me / Angela Johnson ; illustrations by Nina Crews.

  • 23 February 2020
cover image"Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color" -- Amazon.com

Welcoming Elijah : a Passover tale with a tail / Lesléa Newman ; illustrated by Susan Gal.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageInside the house, a boy prepares for the Passover ritual of welcoming Elijah--meanwhile, outside the house, a kitten lingers in the cold.

Grama's hug / Amy Nielander.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageMay and her grandmother are a team, especially in anything related to science and flight, but when May becomes the first child astronaut, Grama fears she will leave Earth without a goodbye hug.

Bad dog / by Mike Boldt.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageA little girl gets a cat as a new pet but insists it's a dog, even if it doesn't act very dog-like.

All of a sudden and forever : help and healing after the Oklahoma City bombing / Chris Barton ; illustrations by Nicole Xu.

  • 23 February 2020
cover imageA profoundly moving nonfiction picture book about tragedy, hope, and healing from the award-winning author. Sometimes bad things happen, and you have to tell everyone. Sometimes terrible things happen, and everybody knows. On April 19, 1995, something terrible happened in Oklahoma City: a bomb exploded, and people were hurt and killed. But that was not the end of the story. Those who survived--and those who were forever changed--shared their stories and began to heal. Near the site of the bomb blast, an American elm tree began to heal as well. People took care of the tree just as they took care of each other. The tree and its seedlings now offer solace to people around the world grappling with tragedy and loss. Released to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, this book commemorates what was lost and offers hope for the future.

Such a good boy / by Marianna Coppo.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageBuzz is a very good boy, who lives in a fancy house, eats well, and has equally well-behaved (boring) friends--but sometimes he would really like to break free, run fast, dig holes, and play with the other dogs.

Such a good boy / by Marianna Coppo.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageBuzz is a very good boy, who lives in a fancy house, eats well, and has equally well-behaved (boring) friends--but sometimes he would really like to break free, run fast, dig holes, and play with the other dogs.

The bug girl : a true story / by the Bug Girl herself, Sophia Spencer with Margaret McNamara ; illustrated by Kerascoët.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageSophia Spencer has loved bugs ever since a butterfly landed on her shoulder--and wouldn't leave!--at a butterfly conservancy when she was only two-and-a-half years old. In preschool and kindergarten, Sophia was thrilled to share what she knew about grasshoppers (her very favorite insects), as well as ants and fireflies . . . but by first grade, not everyone shared her enthusiasm. Some students bullied her, and Sophia stopped talking about bugs altogether. When Sophia's mother wrote to an entomological society looking for a bug scientist to be a pen pal for her daughter, she and Sophie were overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response--letters, photos and videos came flooding in. Using the hashtag BugsR4Girls, scientists tweeted hundreds of times to tell Sophia to keep up her interest in bugs--and it worked!

The cool bean / written by Jory John ; illustrations by Pete Oswald.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageEveryone knows the cool beans. They're sooooo cool. And then there's the uncool has-bean ... Always on the sidelines, one bean unsuccessfully tries everything he can to fit in with the crowd--until one day the cool beans show him how it's done.

The lost kitten / by Leyla Torres ; illustrated by Ángeles Ruiz.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageA little girl discovers a lost kitten.

Dragon's hometown / by Dong Hongyou ; illustrated by Hechen Yu.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageA girl longs to return to the Chinese island where she was born to look for dragons. Her dream finally comes true when her family returns to celebrate Chinese New Year. The girl helps her grandparents prepare for the holiday and then joins in on the big holiday parade. When night falls, she goes out with her grandfather in a boat and finally learns about the secet of dragons.

What will these hands make? / Nikki McClure.

  • 22 February 2020
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Earth hour : a lights-out event for our planet / Nanette Heffernan ; illustrated by Bao Luu.

  • 22 February 2020
cover image"From famous monuments to family homes, it's lights out for everyone around the world who participates in Earth Hour--the annual event that honors energy conservation and addresses climate change by encouraging everyone to turn off their lights for one hour on a specific date each March."-- Provided by publisher.

Fred's big feelings : the life and legacy of Mister Rogers / written by Laura Renauld ; illustrated by Brigette Barrager.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageFred Rogers was a quiet boy with big feelings. Sometimes, he felt scared or lonely; at other times, he was playful and joyous. But when Fred’s feelings felt too big, his Grandfather McFeely knew exactly what to say to make him feel better: I like you just the way you are. Fred grew up and created Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the television program that would go on to warm the hearts and homes of millions of Americans. But one day, the government threatened to cut funding for public television, including Fred’s show. So, Fred stepped off the set and into a hearing on Capitol Hill to make his feelings known.

Snakes on the job / Kathryn Dennis.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageIllustrations and easy-to-read text follow a crew of snakes as they slide into trucks, operate a crane, and line up at the lunch truck, working together to reach their goal.

Snakes on the job / Kathryn Dennis.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageIllustrations and easy-to-read text follow a crew of snakes as they slide into trucks, operate a crane, and line up at the lunch truck, working together to reach their goal.

The girl who spoke to the Moon : a story about friendship and loving our Earth / words by Land Wilson ; pictures by Sue Cornelison.

  • 22 February 2020
cover image"Little Sofia befriends the Moon and sets off on a dreamy adventure to visit her friend. She sees our planet from the Moon's point of view and is inspired to do whatever she can to protect our Earth. When she wakes, Sofia encourages others to do the same"-- Provided by publisher. Includes activities.

The bold, brave bunny / by Beth Ferry ; illustrations by Chow Hon Lam.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageAfter his brothers and sisters ruin his favorite alphabet book, Teetu the bunny has had enough of his big bunny family! When he sneaks off into the night, what he discovers is more marvelous than he ever dreamed. He sees animals and trees and beauty and moonlight, and puts his adventures into a new book he creates all by himself. But soon Teetu tires of being alone, and just as it gets to be too much...a big fluffy surprise comes to save the day!-- Publisher's description.

The bold, brave bunny / by Beth Ferry ; illustrations by Chow Hon Lam.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageAfter his brothers and sisters ruin his favorite alphabet book, Teetu the bunny has had enough of his big bunny family! When he sneaks off into the night, what he discovers is more marvelous than he ever dreamed. He sees animals and trees and beauty and moonlight, and puts his adventures into a new book he creates all by himself. But soon Teetu tires of being alone, and just as it gets to be too much...a big fluffy surprise comes to save the day!-- Publisher's description.

Snail crossing / Corey R. Tabor.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageDetermined to make his way to a plump, crisp cabbage across the road, Snail risks speeding cars and hungry crows during a long and slow journey, before getting lost while helping a crew of ants escape a rainstorm.

Snail crossing / Corey R. Tabor.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageDetermined to make his way to a plump, crisp cabbage across the road, Snail risks speeding cars and hungry crows during a long and slow journey, before getting lost while helping a crew of ants escape a rainstorm.

Magnificent homespun brown : a celebration / written by Samara Cole Doyon ; illustrated by Kaylani Juanita.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageJoyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.

Magnificent homespun brown : a celebration / written by Samara Cole Doyon ; illustrated by Kaylani Juanita.

  • 22 February 2020
cover imageJoyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.

Beehive / Jorey Hurley.

  • 21 February 2020
cover image"An exploration of the life cycle of bees and how they construct hives and make honey."-- Provided by publisher.

Beehive / Jorey Hurley.

  • 21 February 2020
cover image"An exploration of the life cycle of bees and how they construct hives and make honey."-- Provided by publisher.

Gloria's big problem / words by Sarah Stiles Bright ; pictures by Mike Deas.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageGloria loves to sing and play with her friends, but her Big Problem follows her around and tells her that she can't.

Gloria's big problem / words by Sarah Stiles Bright ; pictures by Mike Deas.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageGloria loves to sing and play with her friends, but her Big Problem follows her around and tells her that she can't.

Where Lily isn't / Julie Paschkis ; illustrations by Margaret Chodos-Irvine.

  • 21 February 2020
cover image"Lily ran and jumped and barked and whimpered and growled and wiggled and wagged and licked and snuggled. But not now. It is hard to lose a pet. There is sadness, but also hope--for a beloved pet lives on in your heart, your memory, and your imagination"--Dust jacket flap.

Where Lily isn't / Julie Paschkis ; illustrations by Margaret Chodos-Irvine.

  • 21 February 2020
cover image"Lily ran and jumped and barked and whimpered and growled and wiggled and wagged and licked and snuggled. But not now. It is hard to lose a pet. There is sadness, but also hope--for a beloved pet lives on in your heart, your memory, and your imagination"--Dust jacket flap.

Big Papa and the time machine / by Daniel Bernstrom ; pictures by Shane W. Evans.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageDiscover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalytus, Eucalyptus Tree) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson who travel through time in a beloved 1952 Ford.

Big Papa and the time machine / by Daniel Bernstrom ; pictures by Shane W. Evans.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageDiscover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalytus, Eucalyptus Tree) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson who travel through time in a beloved 1952 Ford.

Batting order / Mike Lupica.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageTwelve-year-old Matt Baker is the best all-rounder on his baseball team, but can he help Big Ben Roberson improve his hitting and stand up to his father?

Batting order / Mike Lupica.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageTwelve-year-old Matt Baker is the best all-rounder on his baseball team, but can he help Big Ben Roberson improve his hitting and stand up to his father?

Summer at Forsaken Lake / Michael D. Beil.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageTwelve-year-old Nicholas and his ten-year-old, twin sisters, Hetty and Haley, spend the summer with their Great-Uncle Nick at Forsaken Lake, where he and their new friend Charlie investigate the truth about an accident involving their families many years before.

Summer at Forsaken Lake / Michael D. Beil.

  • 21 February 2020
cover imageTwelve-year-old Nicholas and his ten-year-old, twin sisters, Hetty and Haley, spend the summer with their Great-Uncle Nick at Forsaken Lake, where he and their new friend Charlie investigate the truth about an accident involving their families many years before.

Honeybee : the busy life of Apis mellifera / Candace Fleming ; [illustrated by] Eric Rohmann.

  • 20 February 2020
cover imageDescribes the life cycle of the hard-working honeybee.

Leave it to Abigail! : the revolutionary life of Abigail Adams / written by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Elizabeth Baddeley.

  • 20 February 2020
cover imageEveryone knew Abigail was different. Instead of keeping quiet, she blurted out questions. Instead of settling down with a wealthy minister, she married a poor country lawyer named John Adams. Instead of running from the Revolutionary War, she managed a farm and fed hungry soldiers. Instead of leaving the governing to men, she insisted they "Remember the Ladies." Instead of fearing Europe's kings and queens, she boldly crossed the sea to represent her new country. And when John become President of the United States, Abigail became First Lady, and a powerful advisor. Leave it to Abigail--an extraordinary woman who surprised the world.

Old Rock (is not boring) / Deb Pilutti.

  • 20 February 2020
cover imageTall Pine, Spotted Beetle, and Hummingbird are certain that being a rock is boring until Old Rock shares what he has seen and done since he first flew out of a volcano.

Fly high, John Glenn : the story of an American hero / by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Maurizio A. C. Quarello.

  • 20 February 2020
cover image"John was a boy who lived for adventure, but as he grew older, he became interested in everything--chemistry, music and writing, government and politics. However, his adventurous spirit never went away. All he wanted to do was fly." -- back cover.

Snowy race / April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

  • 20 February 2020
cover image"A girl and her father set out in his snowplow to pick up someone special at the train station during a snow storm"-- Provided by publisher.

Camilla, cartographer / by Julie Dillemuth ; illustrated by Laura Wood.

  • 20 February 2020
cover image"When a heavy snowfall leads Camilla, a boar, and her porcupine friend, Parsley, into uncharted territory, Camilla's love of maps and cartography helps them find the path to the creek."--Provided by publisher.

The old truck / Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey.

  • 20 February 2020
cover image"On a small family farm, an old truck falls into disrepair and lies nearly forgotten, except by the family's daughter. The truck is been part of her daydreams as she grows up and develops strength and independence. As an industrious young woman, she pulls the rusted and overgrown vehicle from its almost-grave and restores it"-- Provided by publisher.

Chinese New Year colors = Chun jie de yan se / Rich Lo.

  • 20 February 2020
cover imageUses various items associated with Chinese New Year celebrations to introduce young readers to both the English and Chinese words for colors. Back matter includes explanations of the significance of the pictured items.

Chinese New Year colors = Chun jie de yan se / Rich Lo.

  • 20 February 2020
cover imageUses various items associated with Chinese New Year celebrations to introduce young readers to both the English and Chinese words for colors. Back matter includes explanations of the significance of the pictured items.
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