by Freed, Arthur, E FREED

Singing in the Rain

A picture book adaptation of the song Singing in the rain, which celebrates the glory of clouds and rain.…

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by O'Neill, Katie E ONEILL

Dewdrop

"It's time for the annual pond sports fair. Dewdrop the axolotl can't wait to cheer on his friends. But as the big day gets closer and his friends get nervous, will he be able to remind them that doing their best is the most important part?"--Back cover.…

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by Clark, Karla. E CLARK

You Be Mommy

"Mommy's too tired to be Mommy tonight. Can you be Mommy and hold me tight? In this clever, rhyming picture book, a mother tells her child that she's simply too tired to be Mommy tonight and asks her daughter to take over for her." -- Dust jacket.…

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Tiara's Hat Parade

Tiara's mother, a talented and popular hatmaker, closes her shop when a new store opens that sells cheaper hats, but Tiara finds a way to help restore Momma's dream. Includes author's note and introductions to famous black milliners.…

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by Watkins, Rowboat, E WATKINS

Mabel : a Mermaid Fable

"A picture book about a mermaid named Mabel, who unlike the rest of her family does not have a moustache, and the seven-armed octopus who becomes her friend and helps her see that she is just right the way she is"--…

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by Soman, David E SOMAN

Agent Lion

"Ms. Flamingo's cat, Fluffy, is missing...and there's only one detective who can crack the case! Meet Agent Lion--he works at Super Detective Agents Agency, wears a tiny blue hat, and loves jelly doughnuts. But most importantly, he is determined to find Fluffy. Agent Lion searches all over Mrs. Flamingo's building--fro…

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by Joy, Angela, E JOY

Black is a Rainbow Color

"A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on"--…

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by Luyken, Corinna E LUYKEN

My Heart

"From moments of great joy and exuberance to necessary times of quiet contemplation, your heart is your guide"--…

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Brown Sugar Babe

"When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother shows her all the wonderful, beautiful things brown can be! This message of self-love and acceptance uses rich, dreamy illustrations to celebrate the color using all the senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing" --…

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by Luebbe, Tara. E LUEBBE

Ronan the Librarian

Ronan was a mighty barbarian. He invaded. He raided. And back home, he traded. He always found the greatest treasures. Until one day, Ronan found something no barbarian wants: A BOOK. This humorous picture book from sister duo Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie and illustrator Victoria Maderna follows Ronan the Barbarian as …

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Princess Puffybottom...and Darryl

Princess Puffybottom has the perfect life -- her subjects serve her delicious meals, clean up her "delicate matters" and wait on her hand and foot. Life is good ... until Darryl arrives. Princess Puffybottom thinks he's disgusting, horrid and a true animal. Though she tries everything in her power to banish him (includ…

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by Grimes, Nikki E GRIMES

Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

A beloved and very sleepy little boy resists his mother's efforts to put him to bed.…

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by Banker, Ashok E BANKER

I Am Brown

"I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you" --…

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by OHora, Zachariah E OHORA

No Fits, Nilson!

Amelia must continually remind her gorilla friend, Nilson, not to have fits, especially when they are running errands with her mother, but sometimes Amelia stomps and growls, too.…

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Two Little Trains

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West.…

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by Krauss, Ruth E KRAUSS

Roar Like a Dandelion

From Ruth Krauss, the celebrated children's book author of The Carrot Seed and A Hole Is to Dig, comes this never-before-published book of witty one-liners--brought to life by Geisel Honor-winning artist Sergio Ruzzier. Dance with a leaf. Jump like a raindrop. Sit in the sun and shine. Not since A Hole Is to Dig and Op…

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by Stutzman, Jonathan E STUTZMA

Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark

Tiny T. Rex and his friend Pointy are planning a campout in the backyard, but they are both worried that the dark will be altogether too dark, so they plan on bringing a night light with them -- but when the night light does not work they bravely open their eyes and discover the stars above.…

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by Fleming, Denise, E FLEMING

Maggie and Michael Get Dressed

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.…

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by Best, Cari E BEST

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay

"Zulay is a blind girl who longs to be able to run in the race on field and track day at her school"--…

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When Spring Comes to the Dmz

Grandfather returns each year to the demilitarized zone, the barrier--and accidental nature preserve--that separates families that live in North and South Korea.…

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by Loomis, Ilima, E LOOMIS

Ohana Means Family

In this cumulative rhyme in the style of "The House That Jack Built," a family celebrates Hawaii and its culture while serving poi at a luau.…

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by Yang, Kao Kalia, E YANG

A Map into the World

"Paj Ntaub, a young Hmong American girl, spends a busy year with her family in their new home, and seeks a way to share the beauty of the world with a grieving neighbor."--Provided by publisher.…

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Cool Cuts

"An illustrated, joyful celebration of African-American boys' hairstyles"--…

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by Howard, Betsy Childs, E HOWARD

Arlo and the Great Big Cover-up

"Arlo colors on his wall during naptime, then begins a desperate attempt to hide his disobedience. His mother forgives him. Arlo learns that we cannot hide sin from God, and that confession opens the door to mercy and reconciliation"--…

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Smashy Town

"With a turn of his crane and a swing of his wrecking ball, Mr. Gilly knocks down the old buildings. He smashes through brick and wood. He crashes through stone and glass. Then, with a push from his bulldozer, Mr. Gilly cleans it all up to make room for something brand-new!" -- Amazon.…

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by DiTerlizzi, Angela E DITERLI

The Magical Yet

Each of us, from the day we're born, is accompanied by a special companion--the Yet. Can't tie your shoes? Yet! Can't ride a bike? Yet! Can't play the bassoon? Don't worry, Yet is there to help you out. The Magical Yet is the perfect tool for parents and educators to turn a negative into a positive when helping childre…

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by Khan, Hena E KHAN

Like the Moon Loves the Sky

Illustrations and prose inspired by the Quran celebrate a mother's love and hopes for her child.…

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by Perkins, Mitali E PERKINS

Between Us and Abuela : a Family Story from the Border

When Maria, Juan, and their mother go to the border between California and Mexico to visit their grandmother at Christmas, Maria must devise a way to get Juan's gift over the fence.--…

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by Smith, Sydney, E SMITH

Small in the City

A little boy offers advice to his cat, which is lost in the city, from taking shortcuts through safe alleys to finding a friend in the park.…

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by Cotterill, Samantha E COTTERI

This Beach is Loud!

"A sensitive boy gets overwhelmed by all the sights, sounds, and sensations at the beach, but his dad has a trick to help his son face these unexpected obstacles"--…

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by Laditan, Bunmi E LADITAN

The Big Bed

A young girl tries to persuade her father that he is the one who should sleep in a special, little bed while she shares the big bed with Mommy.…

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by McNamara, Margaret E MCNAMAR

Vote for Our Future!

The students of Stanton Elementary School, which is a polling place, find out all they can about voting and then encourage everyone in their neighborhoods to cast their ballots. Creative nonfiction picture book: includes additional facts and historical details.…

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by Stutzman, Jonathan E STUTZMA

Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse

Llama clones his friend Alpaca in order to avoid cleaning up after himself, but while Llama is eating the day away the Alpacas he set loose are causing pandemonium.…

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by Genhart, Michael E GENHART

Rainbow : a First Book of Pride

"Children from different kinds of families demonstrate the original meanings of the colors in the rainbow flag, and then come together at a Pride parade." --…

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by Browne, Mahogany L. E BROWNE

Woke Baby

"For all the littlest progressives, waking up to seize a new day of justice and activism. Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world. This lyrical and empowering book is both a celebration of what it means to be a baby and…

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by Simler, Isabelle E SIMLER

My Wild Cat

Illustrations and an easy-to-read story, interspersed with facts, pay tribute to a cat which finds that life as a pet offers opportunities to display his wild, predatory nature.…

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Stretchy Mchandsome

When Stretchy, a good looking street cat with an unusual personality, takes a break from his large, rambunctious family, he meets Beanie, a girl who is similarly unique.…

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by Gormley, Greg E GORMLEY

The Best Kind of Bear

When Bear sets off to discover what kind of bear he is, he meets a grizzly bear, a polar bear, a black bear, and even a spectacled bear, but none of them seem to help in his quest until Nelly convinces him that he can be her bear.…

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by Lindstrom, Carole, E LINDSTR

We Are Water Protectors

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical pictur…

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by Schmidt, Gary D. E SCHMIDT

Almost Time

Ethan eagerly anticipates making maple syrup with his father, but it will not be time until the days are warmer, the nights shorter, and Ethan's loose tooth falls out.…

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by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse E ROSENTH

Straw

A bendy drinking straw loves to speed through life, but he learns to appreciate taking it slow with the help of a friend.…

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by Bailey, Jenn, E BAILEY

A Friend for Henry

"Henry 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." --…

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by Zachariah, Abdul-Razak E ZACHARI

The Night is Yours

From a vantage point high in their apartment, a parent narrates as Amani plays hide-and-seek at night with her friends in the neighborhood.…

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by Brown, Karamo E BROWN

I Am Perfectly Designed

Told in two voices, as a father and son share a nostoligic day, the father reminds his son he has all that it takes to explore and succeed in the world.…

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by Cyrus, Kurt E CYRUS

Fix That Clock

A construction crew rebuilds an old clock tower that has become home to rats, bats, mice, and an assortment of birds.…

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by Schertle, Alice E SCHERTL

Good Night, Little Blue Truck

A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket? It's not long before other friends show up seeking safety from the storm. Thunder and lightening sure can be scary, but it's easy to be brave together. When the clouds roll on and the sky…

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by Deenihan, Jamie L. B. E DEENIHA

When Grandpa Gives You a Toolbox

In this companion to When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree, a boy is disappointed with his grandfather's gift--until he learns he can use it to build exactly what he wanted with his own two hands, and a little help from grandpa, of course! You asked for a special house for your dolls; but instead Grandpa gives you a tool…

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by Rose, Tiffany A. E ROSE

M is for Melanin : a Celebration of the Black Child

An alphabet book empowers young African Americans to love themselves and their culture.…

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by Brown, Tameka Fryer E BROWN

Brown Baby Lullaby

"An illustrated lullaby featuring a busy, independent, beloved brown baby being prepared for bedtime." --…

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by Helakoski, Leslie E HELAKOS

Are Your Stars Like My Stars?

"Helps children consider the colors of their everyday lives . . . and imagine how others around the world experience the very same things"--…

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by Maillard, Kevin Noble E MAILLAR

Fry Bread : a Native American Family Story

Using illustrations that show the diversity in Native America and spare poetic text that emphasizes fry bread in terms of provenance, this volume tells the story of a post-colonial food that is a shared tradition for Native American families all across the North American continent. Includes a recipe and an extensive au…

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by Pak, Kenard E PAK

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring

In simple text, a young boy watches how nature changes from winter into spring.…

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by Mercurio, Ishta E MERCURI

Small World

First, Nanda's entire world is the circle of her mother's arms but as she grows, she sees the wonder of whirligigs, fractals in the snow, and even the circle of the Earth, itself.…

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by Davies, Benji E DAVIES

Tad

"Meet Tad. She's the smallest tadpole in a big pond. And she's not frightened of Big Blub. Not. At. All. But when her tadbrothers and tadsisters start to get bigger and disappear, Tad worries that she'll be left all alone. All alone in the dark, with Big Blub. Growing up might take longer when you start at the bottom, …

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by Denhollander, Rachael, E248.82 DENHOLL

How Much is a Little Girl Worth?

How Much Is a Little Girl Worth? is Rachael Denhollander's tender-hearted anthem to little girls everywhere, teaching them that they have immeasurable worth because they are made in the image of God. Armed with this understanding, girls will develop confidence in their own value and blossom into women who can face any …

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by Tutu, Desmond E TUTU

Desmond and the Very Mean Word : a Story of Forgiveness

When Desmond takes his new bicycle out for a ride, his pride and joy turn to hurt and anger when some boys shout a very mean word at him causing Desmond to seek the advice of Father Trevor, who teaches him about the power of forgiveness.…

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by Drago, Flavia Z. E DRAGO

Gustavo, the Shy Ghost

Gustavo is good at doing all sorts of ghostly things: walking through walls, making objects fly, and glowing in the dark. And he loves almost nothing more than playing beautiful music on his violin. But Gustavo is shy, and some things are harder for him to do, like getting in a line to buy eye scream or making friends …

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by Haughton, Chris E HAUGHTO

Don't Worry, Little Crab

"Little Crab and Very Big Crab live in a tiny rock pool near the sea. Today they're going for a dip in the big ocean. 'This is going to be so great, ' says Little Crab, splish-splashing and squelch-squelching along, all the way to the very edge. Then comes a first glance down at the waves. WHOOSH! Maybe it's better if …

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by Ward, Jennifer, E WARD

The Busy Tree

Many different types of wildlife live in and around a tree that is their home, from chipmunks and woodpeckers to ants and spiders.…

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by Cabrera, Jane E CABRERA

Old Macdonald Had a Farm

The inhabitants of Old MacDonald's farm are described, verse by verse.…

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by Ashman, Linda E ASHMAN

Ways to Welcome

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text show how to give a friendly welcome at school, in the neighborhood, or at home.…

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by Doyon, Samara Cole, E DOYON

Magnificent Homespun Brown : a Celebration

Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.…

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by Anna, Holly E ANNA

The Great Bunny Escape

While bunny-sitting for her friend Lily, Daisy's imaginary friend Posey accidentally leaves a door to the world of make-believe open, and Daisy must act fast when the bunny runs through the door.…

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by Johnson, Angela, E JOHNSON

A Girl Like Me

"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" --…

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by Pizzoli, Tamara, E PIZZOLI

Tallulah the Tooth Fairy Ceo

Tallulah the Tooth Fairy, a black businesswoman who runs one of the most successful tooth collecting organizations in the world, finds herself unexpectedly stumped when six-year-old Ballard Burchell leaves a note instead of his tooth under his pillow.…

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by Broach, Elise E BROACH

My Pet Wants a Pet

A boy's mother, reluctant to allow him even one pet, is increasingly unhappy as each pet wants a pet of its own.…

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by Krampien, Celia, E KRAMPIE

Sunny

Most people would say there is nothing good about trudging to school on a rainy day. Most people would say that being carried away by the wind and dropped into the middle of a tumultuous sea is a very bad sort of situation. No, most people wouldn't like that at all. But, Sunny isn't most people. Sunny likes to look on …

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by Donnelly, Rebecca E DONNELL

Cats Are a Liquid

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text pay tribute to cats and their resemblance to a liquid. Includes facts about states of matter and directions for making oobleck.…

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Going Down Home with Daddy

Alan looks forward to the annual family reunion at the farm where Daddy grew up, but everyone is supposed to share something special and Alan worries about arriving with empty hands.…

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by Godwin, Jane, E GODWIN

Baby Day

Illustrations 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.…

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by Larkin, Shabazz E LARKIN

The Thing About Bees : a Love Letter

"A love poem from a father to his two sons, and a tribute to the bees that pollinate the foods we love to eat."--Amazon.com.…

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by Brockington, Drew E BROCKIN

Hangry

"A young monster takes the train into the big city, only to find his favorite hot dog vendor is closed and he's unable to satiate his hunger, leading to an epic case of destructive crankiness"--…

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by Atteberry, Kevan E ATTEBER

Ghost Cat

A boy who used to have a cat believes that its ghost is darting through his house by day and purring in his bed at night.…

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by Hager, Jenna Bush, E HAGER

Sisters First

A young girl receives her wish of getting a baby sister, and as the siblings become inseparable, playing and dancing together, they make one another smarter and braver.…

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by Fogliano, Julie E FOGLIAN

Just in Case You Want to Fly

Offers encouragement and supplies, from a snack and a blanket to a map for finding the way home, to a loved one who may be facing a new challenge.…

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by James, LeBron E JAMES

I Promise

"...[an] inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today."--…

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by Jayawardhana, Ray E JAYAWAR

Child of the Universe

A father communicates his love for his daughter by telling about her connections with the greater universe.…

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by Mora, Oge E MORA

Saturday

When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together.…

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by Loney, Andrea J. E LONEY

Double Bass Blues

After school orchestra practice, young Nic carries his double bass through rough neighborhoods to his grandfather's home, where he and Grandaddy Nic play jazz music with friends, delighting the neighbors.…

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by Cho, Tina M., E CHO

The Ocean Calls : a Haenyeo Mermaid Story

Wanting to follow in the footsteps of her free-diving haenyeo grandmother, a young Korean girl dutifully consumes her grandmother's strength-building abalone porridge and practices her breath control before suiting up and overcoming fears to make remarkable discoveries.…

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by Cole, Henry, E COLE

Nesting

Two robins build a nest together and raise their chicks, navigating a year of changing seasons and serpentine predators.…

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by Bell, Cece E BELL

You Loves Ewe!

Homonyms cause great confusion as an increasingly cranky yam tries to make introductions and provide explanations to a newly-arrived and rather silly donkey.…

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by Beaty, Andrea E BEATY

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

When her abuelo is injured at the local landfill, second-grader Sofia is determined to transform the dangerous Mount Trashmore into a park, taking on City Hall in the process.…

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by Matheson, Christie E MATHESO

The Hidden Rainbow

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to uncover the rainbow of colors hidden in a garden, which helps flowers bloom and bees find food. Includes facts about bees and their importance.…

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by Wheeler, Eliza E WHEELER

Home in the Woods

During the Great Depression six-year-old Marvel, her seven siblings, and their mother find a tar-paper shack in the woods and, over the course of a year, turn it into a home. Based on the author's grandmother's childhood; includes historical notes.…

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by Klein, Cheryl B., E KLEIN

Wings

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a baby bird on its first flight, which starts cautiously, but ends with delight.…

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by Kuhlmann, Torben, E KUHLMAN

Edison : the Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure

"When two unlikely friends build a vessel capable of taking them to the bottom of the ocean and find a missing treasure, the truth turns out to be far more amazing. A mixture of STEM and animal adventure recommended for kids fascinated by engineering or invention"--Jacket.…

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by Lam, Thao E LAM

My Cat Looks Like My Dad

"A narrator describes all the ways in which her cat and father are--or are not--alike. They both love milk (we see them with milk mustaches) and sardines (ew!). They both start their mornings with stretches (yoga routine) and their afternoons with naps. What starts out as a humorous series of comparisons and visual gag…

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by Byers, Grace, E BYERS

I Believe I Can

An empowering follow-up that celebrates every child's limitless potential. An affirmation for boys and girls of every background to love and believe in themselves.…

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by Cabrera, Jane E CABRERA

The Thank You Letter

Grace's thank-you notes for her birthday presents appear all over town, bringing love and happiness into everyone's lives.…

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by Pilutti, Deb E PILUTTI

Old Rock (is Not Boring)

Tall 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.…

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by Meloy, Colin E MELOY

Everyone's Awake

"In this house, when everyone stays awake at night, things get very strange, what with Mom on the roof, and Grandma playing cards with the ghost of long-dead Grandpa Paul, and even the dog and cat are acting weird; as the family's doings become more and more bizarre, the narrator starts to wonder--what on earth will ha…

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by Murphy, Frank, E MURPHY

A Boy Like You

Encourages every boy to embrace all of the things that make him unique, and to be curious, brave, kind, thoughtful, and more.…

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by Bernstrom, Daniel E BERNSTR

Big Papa and the Time Machine

Discover 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.…

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by Boldt, Mike, E BOLDT

Bad Dog

A little girl gets a cat as a new pet but insists it's a dog, even if it doesn't act very dog-like.…

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by Knisley, Lucy E KNISLEY

You Are New

"A world of being new is waiting--exciting, cool, and fascinating! Napping, crying, cuddling, playing, making friends, exploring--such a wealth of experiences await each new life."--Page 2 of cover.…

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by Reul, Sarah Lynne, E REUL

The Breaking News

When devastating news rattles a young girl's community, her normally attentive parents and neighbors are suddenly exhausted and distracted. At school, her teacher tells the class to look for the helpers-the good people working to make things better in big and small ways. She wants more than anything to help in a BIG wa…

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by Ashman, Linda E ASHMAN

William Wakes Up

William 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.--…

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by Rex, Adam E REX

Pluto Gets the Call

Just after learning that Earth's scientists no longer consider him a planet, an unhappy Pluto takes a visitor from Earth on a tour of the solar system, sharing facts along the way.…

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by Birdsong, Bea, E BIRDSON

I Will Be Fierce!

It is a brand-new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest.…

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by Haack, Daniel E HAACK

Maiden & Princess

When a maiden reluctantly attends a ball for her friend, the prince, everyone considers her his perfect match until she surprises them--and herself--by finding true love with someone else.…

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by White, Dianne E WHITE

Green on Green

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text highlight the animals, fruits, feelings, and colors that characterize each season of the year.…

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by Reynolds, Peter H. E REYNOLD

Be You!

"Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from the beloved creator of The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and New York Times bestseller, The Word Collector. Here, Reynolds reminds readers to "be your own work of art." To be patient, persistent, and true. Because there is one, and only one, YOU…

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by Biddulph, Rob E BIDDULP

Odd Dog out

In a busy city where all the dogs act and dress in a similar fashion, what would you do if you felt like you didn't fit in? In this rhyming story about acceptance and self-esteem, a unique dog ventures out to find her place in the world, only to discover that it's okay to be different and your friends and family will l…

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by Robinson, Christian E ROBINSO

You Matter

Illustrations and easy-to-read text remind the reader that no matter what happens or how one feels, he or she matters.…

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by Ehrenberg, Pamela, E EHRENBE

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

A boy is worried that his little sister's climbing will spoil the first night of Hanukkah, when his family combines his father's Jewish traditions with his mother's East Indian cooking.…

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by Pumphrey, Jarrett E PUMPHRE

The Old Truck

"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 resto…

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by Stutzman, Jonathan E STUTZMA

Don't Feed the Coos!

A cautionary tale in which a little girl must find a way to escape an insatiable flock of pigeons after sharing some bread with one.…

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by Charles, Tami E CHARLES

Freedom Soup

"Every year, Haitians all over the world ring in the new year by eating a special soup, a tradition dating back to the Haitian Revolution. This year, Ti Gran is teaching Belle how to make the soup -- Freedom Soup -- just like she was taught when she was a little girl. Together, they dance and clap as they prepare the h…

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by Grabenstein, Chris E GRABENS

No More Naps! : a Story for when You're Wide-awake and Definitely Not Tired

The author of the Mr. Lemoncello books brings his wit and humor to a pint-sized audience in this picture book debut that turns the universal dilemma of getting kids to sleep on its head. It's time for a nap but, just like stubborn toddlers everywhere, Annalise Devin McFleece won't have anything to do with bedtime. Dad …

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by Magruder, Nilah E MAGRUDE

How to Find a Fox

"Equipped with a camera and determination, an adventurous little girl tries to track down an elusive red fox, which proves more difficult than she thought"--…

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by Tanaka, Yoko E TANAKA

Dandelion's Dream

In 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 ship…

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by Marcero, Deborah E MARCERO

In a Jar

When Llewellyn, a little rabbit who collects ordinary things in jars, meets a young girl named Evelyn, he joins with her to capture the extraordinary.…

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by Cline-Ransome, Lesa E CLINE

Overground Railroad

"A girl named Ruth Anne tells the story of her family's train journey from North Carolina to New York City as part of the Great Migration"--…

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by Bryon, Nathan E BRYON

Rocket Says Look Up!

Aspiring astronaut Rocket draws her community together to see a rare appearance of the Phoenix Meteor Showers, hoping especially that her big brother, Jamal, will look up from his phone.…

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by Young, Amy E YOUNG

A Unicorn Named Sparkle and the Pumpkin Monster

Lucy and Sparkle are excited to carve their Halloween pumpkins, but things suddenly take a spooky turn.…

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by Pitman, Gayle E. E PITMAN

A Church for All

"Celebrates a diverse community on a Sunday morning at an inclusive church that welcomes all people regardless of age, class, race, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Come to the church for all!"--…

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