Sheep 101 / by Richard T. Morris ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham.

  • 23 March 2019
cover image100 sheep have leapt over a fence to help a child fall asleep, but when the 101st sheep gets stuck, chaos ensues.

Tiny, perfect things / written by M.H. Clark ; illustrated by Madeline Kloepper.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageThe whole world is a treasure waiting to be found. Open your eyes and see the wonderful things all around. This is the story of a child and a grandfather whose walk around the neighborhood leads to a day of shared wonder as they discover all sorts of tiny, perfect things together. With rhythmic storytelling and detailed and intricate illustrations, this is a book about how childlike curiosity can transform ordinary days into extraordinary adventures.

We're in the wrong book! / Richard Byrne.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageWhen Bella's dog bumps Bella and Ben off the page, they land in the wrong book.

Puddle / by Richard Jackson ; illustrated by Chris Raschka.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageA puddle sits despairingly as she is trampled on by humans and animals alike until something miraculous happens that makes her feel worthwhile.

Magic ramen : the story of Momofuku Ando / written by Andrea Wang ; illustrated by Kana Urbanowicz.

  • 23 March 2019
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Brave ballerina : the story of Janet Collins / Michelle Meadows ; illustrated by Ebony Glenn.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageJanet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. From her early childhood lessons to the height of her success as the first African-American prima ballerina in the Metropolitan Opera, this is the story of a remarkable pioneer.

No boring stories / words by Julie Falatko ; pictures by Charles Santoso.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageBored with sweet, boring picture books about cute and fluffy creatures, a group of unpopular animals tries to write an adventure story featuring themselves, with unwanted help from over-eager Bunny.

Cock-a-doodle-poo! / by Steve Smallman ; illustrated by Florence Weiser.

  • 23 March 2019
cover image"There's a horrible smell down on the farm, because all the animals leave their poop wherever they go! Farmer Jill knows that all that poop is good for the land, but the chickens cannot stand having to dodge the mess covering the ground. Then one day, Farmer Jill ends up with poop in her hair! Who could it have been?"--Amazon.com.

Trees / poems by Verlie Hutchens ; trees by Jing Jing Tsong.

  • 23 March 2019
cover image"There are so many different kinds of trees in the world, and each has special qualities that make it unique. This lyrical, fanciful collection of poems celebrates the singular beauty of each tree, from the gnarled old apple tree to the tall and graceful aspen" -- from Amazon.com

Snappsy the alligator and his best friend forever! (probably) / words by Julie Falatko ; pictures by Tim Miller.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageSnappsy the alligator wants to spend a quiet evening reading, but a pesky chicken who insists he is Snappsy's best friend will not leave him alone.

Sheep dog and Sheep sheep / Eric Barclay.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageAn oblivious sheep wants to be the best sheep protector around, but unbeknownst to her, Sheep is being steadfastly guarded by a patient sheep dog.

The frog book / Steve Jenkins & Robin Page.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageNonfiction picture book explores the form, color, pattern, and nature of frogs.

What's cooking, Moo Moo? / by Tim Miller.

  • 23 March 2019
cover image"Moo Moo serves up another half-baked scheme--and loyal Mr. Quackers goes along for the ride--in this madcap follow-up to Moo Moo in a Tutu. Bon appétit!"--Page 2 of cover.

How to knit a monster / by Annemarie van Haeringen.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageWhen 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?

Twinkle, twinkle, little car / Kate Dopirak ; illustrated by Mary Peterson.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageIn this twist on the classic poem, a little red car takes a final cruise around town before going to bed, beeping good-night to all his vehicular friends.

Because / score by Mo Willems ; performance by Amber Ren.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageA series of events, some seemingly very insignificant, lead to a young girl attending a life-changing concert.

Part-time mermaid / Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Cambria Evans.

  • 23 March 2019
cover image"At night, a little girl imagines she is a mermaid, making daring rescues with the help of her animal friends. And when she wakes up, she can't help but notice that her hair still smells a bit like the sea"-- Provided by publisher.

You can't be too careful! / Roger Mello ; translated by Daniel Hahn.

  • 23 March 2019
cover image"Introduces a colorful cast of characters whose fates are connected in different ways, exploring the importance of kindness and the dangers of greed"--Provided by publisher.

Aliens in underpants save the world / Claire Freedman ; illustrated by Ben Cort.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageThe Aliens in Underpants want to save the world.

Snickerdoodle takes the cake / Ethan Long.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageSnickerdoodle knows he should not touch Nana's birthday cake, but eating just a tiny crumb leads to a big problem.

What a wonderful world / based on the song by Bob Thiele & George David Weiss ; illustrated by Tim Hopgood.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageIllustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Singing in the rain / based on the song by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown ; pictures by Tim Hopgood.

  • 23 March 2019
cover imageA picture book adaptation of the song Singing in the rain, which celebrates the glory of clouds and rain.

Princess adventure stories / illustrations by the Disney Storybook Artists.

  • 22 March 2019
cover imageFeatures seventeen tales of adventure and bravery starring such favorite Disney princesses as Belle, Ariel, and Rapunzel.

The pink hat / by Andrew Joyner.

  • 22 March 2019
cover image"Follows the journey of a pink hat that is swiped out of a knitting basket by a pesky kitten, blown into a tree by a strong wind, and used as a cozy blanket for a new baby, then finally makes its way onto the head of a young girl marching for women's equality"-- Provided by publisher.

Silly Doggy! / by Adam Stower.

  • 22 March 2019
cover imageWhen Lily discovers a bear in her garden, she mistakenly thinks it is a dog and wants to keep it for her pet.

I don't want to wait! / Sue Graves ; illustrated by Emanuela Carletti and Desideria Guicciardini.

  • 22 March 2019
cover imageMaisy is never patient. She hates waiting for her birthday, waiting to talk, waiting for attention from her sister. She interrupts, scowls, and stomps around. Everyone gets mad, and Maisy feels bad. After talking with her sister about ways to make waiting easier, Maisy starts a new approach. Eventually, she learns that having patience makes life calmer—and sometimes much nicer.

Why should I? / Sue Graves ; ilustrated by Emanuela Carletti and Desideria Guicciardini.

  • 22 March 2019
cover imageArin acts careless and rude—and other people are angry and upset. His parents and teacher tell him he needs to show respect. Confused and unhappy, Arin asks Grandma for help. They talk about how he would feel if someone broke his things or laughed at what he likes. Arin makes an effort to show respect to others and learns that everyone treats him better when he does.

Divorce is the worst / written and illustrated by Anastasia Higginbotham.

  • 22 March 2019
cover image""How can you not love a children's author who sees so clearly from her reader's point of view?"--Julie Bowen, actress, Modern Family"This book provides, through honest language and evocative imagery, a uniquely realistic view of how children experience divorce. While neither softening or white-washing this difficult topic, Higginbotham offers an ultimately comforting message to parents and children experiencing separation and divorce."-Lisa Spiegel, LMHC, Soho Parenting, NYCKids are told, "it's for the best"-and one day, it may be. But right now, divorce is the worst. With honesty and humor, Anastasia Higginbotham beautifully conveys the challenge of staying whole when your entire world, and the people in it, split apart. The first children's book to tackle divorce from a child-validating point of view, Divorce Is the Worst is an invaluable tool for families, therapeutic professionals, and divorce mediators struggling to address this common and complex experience. Divorce Is the Worst is the first book in a series of feminist children's books, Ordinary Terrible Things, which deals with common childhood crises and how children themselves find their own way to cope and grow. Anastasia Higginbotham is a writer and illustrator in Brooklyn, NY, whose childhood experience of divorce inspired this book"-- Provided by publisher.

What about Harry? / by Derek Anderson.

  • 22 March 2019
cover imageBest bear friends Harry and Sam engage in a little friendly competition, but as each event intensifies, Harry's jealousy of Sam's success grows, leaving Harry to decide what is more important--being the best or having a best friend.

Be still, life / Ohara Hale.

  • 22 March 2019
cover image"Illustrations and easy-to-read text encourage the reader to be still, peaceful, and calm inside while imagining using all five senses to experience nature."-- (Source of summary not specified).

Monster boogie / Laurie Berkner ; illustrated by Ben Clanton.

  • 22 March 2019
cover imagePresents a simple song about monsters and how they like to dance.

The fox on the swing / Evelina Daciūtė ; Aušra Kiudulaitė.

  • 21 March 2019
cover imageLearn about family, happiness, and friendship in this hope-filled children's book. Our story starts with a boy named Paul, who lives in a cozy treehouse in a big city with his family. And then something unexpected happens--Paul befriends a wise, friendly fox on a walk home from the bakery. The fox gives Paul a space to think about what makes him happy and what friendship means--all in the pages of a bright and quirky storybook. Join Paul and the fox while helping young readers decide what makes them happy. Illustrated in color throughout.

Max and Marla are having a picnic / Alexandra Boiger.

  • 21 March 2019
cover image"As Max and Marla set out for the perfect picnic, they learn getting along isn't always easy, but best friends can't stay mad for long"-- Provided by publisher.

Lions and tigers and bears and friends / Elizabeth Allgood.

  • 21 March 2019
cover imageAn alphabet book focused on verbs, this work is filled with colorful, original art and slightly advanced vocabulary that stirs the imagination and inspires a love of learning.

The donkey egg / by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel ; illustrated by Janet Stevens.

  • 21 March 2019
cover imageAfter fast-talking Fox leaves him with a large, green egg, Bear spends minutes, hours, days, and weeks lovingly caring for it with the help of his neighbor Hare.

Dogs in space / written by Vix Southgate ; illustrated by Iris Deppe.

  • 21 March 2019
cover imageMeet Belka and Strelka, the two dogs who changed the face of space history and became international celebrities in the process! In 1960, two stray dogs were plucked from the streets of Moscow to become space pioneers. This quirky and delightful picture book tells the incredible true story of these heroic strays. Selected from a number of potential canine cosmonauts, Belka and Strelka are put through their paces on the ground, as they practice rocket simulations and wearing spacesuits, before being launched into outer space as the first ever living creatures to successfully orbit the Earth. Miraculously, the dogs survive the mission and upon their return embark on a tour of the USSR, clad in their carefully tailored jumpsuits - one red, one green - becoming international celebrities in the process. As for their legacy, less than a year after their safe return the Soviet space programme felt confident enough to send the first human into space.

Remarkably you / written by Pat Zietlow Miller ; illustrated by Patrice Barton.

  • 21 March 2019
cover imageRhyming text encourages young readers to discover what they are good at and use it to make a difference in big ways or in small ones.

The secret cat / written and illustrated by Katarina Strömgård ; English-language translation, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.

  • 21 March 2019
cover imageLucy yearns for a pet, so when a mysterious cat named Silvring appears one night, Lucy follows her on an amazing adventure.

Fish for Jimmy : inspired by one family's experience in a Japanese American internment camp / Katie Yamasaki.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageWhen brothers Taro and Jimmy and their mother are forced to move from their home in California to a Japanese internment camp in the wake of the 1941 Pearl Harbor bombing, Taro daringly escapes the camp to find fresh fish for his grieving brother.

This book is red / Beck & Matt Stanton.

  • 20 March 2019
cover image"In this humorous concept book, readers are asked to question their logic for naming colors"-- Provided by publisher.

Bloom boom! / April Pulley Sayre.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imagePhoto illustrations capture a boom of blooming flowers in the springtime.

The bug girl : Maria Merian's scientific vision / Sarah Glenn Marsh ; illustrated by Filippo Vanzo.

  • 20 March 2019
cover image"A biography about Maria Sibylla Merian, one of the first entomologists and scientific illustrators"--Provided by publisher.

Stand up for yourself : the kids' book of courage / Anders Hanson ; Consulting Editor, Diane Craig, M.A./ Reading Specialist.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageLearn about courage and what you can do.

Wings / written by Cheryl B. Klein ; illustrated by Tomie dePaola.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageFollows a baby bird on its first flight, one that starts cautiously and ends with delight.

Fly, chick, fly! / Jeanne Willis ; [illustrated by] Tony Ross.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageA chick that is reluctant to leave the nest finally learns how to fly.

The Passover lamb / by Linda Elovitz Marshall ; illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageMiriam has especially looked forward to the Passover seder at her grandparents' home because it is her first year to ask the four questions, but the unexpected arrival of triplet lambs complicates her family's plans.

Little Larry goes to school : the true story of a timid chimpanzee who learned to reach new heights / Gerry Ellis with Mary Rand Hess.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageNonfiction picture book about a young, orphaned chimpanzee who must start at a new school, where he will learn how to climb and build his confidence. Will the sanctuary keepers and other chimpanzees be able to teach Little Larry how to climb so he can graduate from forest school?

Baby day / words by Jane Godwin & Davina Bell ; pictures by Freya Blackwood.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageIllustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate a baby's first birthday and all of the different babies who attend the party, whether friendly, sleepy, or wriggly.

Hedy Lamarr's double life / written by Laurie Wallmark ; illustrated by Katy Wu.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageHedy Lamarr became a movie legend, but her true loves were always science and engineering. During World War II, Hedy collaborated with another inventor on an innovative technology called frequency hopping. It was designed to prevent the enemy from jamming torpedo radio signals and commanding weapons to go off course. Frequency hopping is still used today to keep our cell phone messages private and defend our computers from hackers. In this biography, meet the real Hedy Lamarr : not only a beloved film star, but a visionary scientist who helped create the world we live in today.

William wakes up / words by Linda Ashman ; pictures by Chuck Groenink.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageWilliam asks his animal friends, one after another, to awake from hibernation and prepare a celebration for a special friend who has been away all winter.-- Provided by Publisher.

The wolf in underpants / Wilfrid Lupano, Mayana Itoïz and Paul Cauuet.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageAfter living in fear of the wolf with crazy eyes and fangs like ice picks, a forest community is stunned when he shows up looking calm and wearing striped underpants, leaving them wondering why they were so afraid of him.

The amazing idea of you / Charlotte Sullivan Wild ; illustrated by Mary Lundquist.

  • 20 March 2019
cover image"What ideas are inside of you? Hidden inside every living thing is an idea. That idea can sprout, sing, wriggle, take wing...into something amazing! Exploring beginnings both small and great, The AMazing Idea of You bonds the human and natural worlds in a lyrical burst of celebration. So dig deep, fly high, look around, and find the extraordinary inside everything...including YOU!"--Page [2] of cover.

When spring comes to the DMZ / Uk-Bae Lee ; translated from the Korean by Chungyon Won and Aileen Won.

  • 20 March 2019
cover imageGrandfather returns each year to the demilitarized zone, the barrier--and accidental nature preserve--that separates families that live in North and South Korea.

Peach Boy and other Japanese children's favorite stories / compiled by Florence Sakade ; illustrated by Yoshisuke Kurosaki.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageA collection of traditional Japanese folktales, including "Peach Boy," "The magic teakettle," and "The tongue-cut sparrow."

Just right : searching for the Goldilocks planet / Curtis Manley ; illustrated by Jessica Lanan.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageFollow a young girl as she explores questions about the wondrous search for another Goldilocks planet: a planet outside of our solar system that can support life.

Regina persisted : an untold story / by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso ; illustrated by Margeaux Lucas.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"This true story of the first woman ever ordained as a rabbi -- in Germany in 1935 -- will inspire children to pursue their dreams and to persist in the face of challenges. Written by Rabbi Sandy Sasso, the first Reconstructionist woman rabbi in the United States, the book also features an Afterword with historical context about the Nazi Germany setting and about the female ordinations in the various Jewish movements."--Provided by publisher.

The boy and the blue moon / Sara O'Leary ; illustrated by Ashley Crowley.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageWhen there's a blue moon, magical things can happen and in this enchanting picture book about a boy and his cat, they do.

Superheroes are everywhere / Kamala Harris ; illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"Senator Kamala Harris's picture book memoir in which she tells her life story and shows how everyone can be a superhero"-- Provided by publisher.

No bullies allowed! : the kids' book of dealing with bullies / Anders Hanson ; Consulting Editor, Diane Craig, M.A., Reading Specialist.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageHelp stop bullies! No Bullies Allowed!: the Kids Book of Dealing with Bullies will teach kids stay in control, walk away, get help, share their feelings and be proud in the face of bullying. This book will show kids how to use compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty with those around them. Simple text and charming pictures will keep kids interested while they learn. It s never too early to help kids stand up for what is right. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.

Keeping the peace : the kids' book of peacemaking / Anders Hanson ; consulting Editor, Diane Craig, M.A., Reading Specialist.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageHelp make the world a more peaceful place. Learn how to stop conflict in its tracks. Keeping the Peace: the Kids book of Peacemaking will teach kids to solve conflicts by first finding out what each person wants, and ending with a solution. This book will show kids how to use compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty with those around them. Simple text and charming pictures will keep kids interested while they learn. Its never too early to help kids stand up for what is right.

Do something for others : the kids' book of citizenship / Anders Hanson ; Consulting Editor, Diane Craig, M.A., Reading Specialist.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageThis book will show kids how to use compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty with those around them.

Everyone is equal : the kids' book of tolerance / Anders Hanson ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A., Reading Specialist.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageShows how to be tolerant and respectful of the differences in others.

If I built a car / Chris Van Dusen.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageJack describes the kind of car he would build--one with amazing accessories and with the capability of traveling on land, in the air, and on and under the sea.

The tall man and the small mouse / Mara Bergman ; illustrated by Birgitta Sif.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"On a tall hill, in a tall house, live a tall man and a small mouse. All day the man does tall things, like untangling swings and rescuing cats from trees. All night the mouse does small things, like finding pins and pens, corks and long-lost forks. The two never see each other until the day the mouse takes a snooze in the man's long shoes...SQUEAK! EEK! Can this duo get along -- and maybe even become the perfect mix? A rhythmic, rhyming narration pairs with charming illustrations to celebrate the tall and short of an unlikely friendship -- and the surprising benefits of working together." -- Publisher's description.

Hair! : animal fur, wool, and more / Marilyn Singer ; illustrations by Julie Colombet.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"Why are humans and other mammals covered in hair, and why are there so many different types of it? Vivid photographs paired with a duo of quirky, illustrated hair guides serve to illuminate the fascinating facts about mammal hair: why it exists, what it's good for, and more. Readers will learn about different types of animal coats, such as fur and down, and explore the many different forms guard hairs take, such as the quills on a porcupine."--Amazon.

Maria the matador / Anne Lambelet.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageWhen a young girl learns that the bullfight prize is her favorite food, churros, she decides to become a matador.

Fear the bunny / Richard Morris and Priscilla Burris.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageIn a forest where everyone fears rabbits, a fierce tiger tries to persuade the animals that they should fear him, instead.

The lost book / Margarita Surnaite.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"All rabbits love books, except for Henry - he prefers games and adventures. But then he finds one very special book, and when he reads it, someone very special finds him"-- Provided by publisher.

The very impatient caterpillar / by Ross Burach.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageA caterpillar learns to be patient while trying to metamorphosize.

My heart / Corinna Luyken.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"From moments of great joy and exuberance to necessary times of quiet contemplation, your heart is your guide"-- publisher description.

A friend for Henry / by Jenn Bailey ; illustrated by Mika Song.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageHenry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with.

Beware of the crocodile / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"All is quiet on the water. Then, in a flash, there's a sudden lunge and a tremendous splash. And then? Oh dear. There's a lot of twirling and thrashing: a hungry crocodile has found something to eat. But crocodiles also love to nap on warm sandbanks and cool off in calm waters. And they're very gentle with their babies. There's a lot to learn about crocodiles in this captivating look at one of the world's deadliest and toothiest animals. Beware!"--Dust jacket front flap.

Max explains everything : soccer expert / Stacy McAnulty ; illustrated by Deborah Hocking.

  • 19 March 2019
cover imageNearly three weeks after starting to play soccer, Max shares his "expert" knowledge of clothing, warm-ups, cheering for his teammates--everything but actually kicking the ball.

Noah builds an ark / Kate Banks ; illustrated by John Rocco.

  • 19 March 2019
cover image"While his family readies his townhouse for an approaching storm, boarding up windows and laying in groceries, Noah heads to the back garden, where beetles are burrowing deeper into the bark and mice are stuffing their hole with moss. Quickly and efficiently, Noah sets to work building an ark for them and other backyard creatures - salamanders and toads, snakes and spiders, even brightly colored hummingbirds. Setting out fistfuls of nuts and leaves, berries and seeds, the boy props a flashlight inside and arranges some miniature furniture for the animals to sit or sleep on. "Come," Noah whispers to his friends just as his mother calls him inside and the dark storm roars in."--Amazon.com.

The good egg / from the creators of The bad seed Jory John and Pete Oswald.

  • 18 March 2019
cover imageWhen the other eggs in his carton behave badly, the good egg feels like he needs to be perfect.
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