by Ali, A. E. E ALI

Our Favorite Day Of The Year

Four kindergartners who think they have nothing in common become friends after sharing traditions of their holidays, including Eid-ul-Fitr, Rosh Hashanah, Christmas, and Pi Day.…

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by Anderson, Airlie E ANDERSO

Neither

Because Neither is unlike both the rabbits and birds of the Land of This and That, it sets out to find a new place where all kinds of creatures are welcome.…

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by Antrobus, Raymond E ANTROBU
by Barnes, Derrick E BARNES

I Am Every Good Thing

Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.…

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by Barnett, Mac E BARNETT

A Polar Bear In The Snow

"Follow a magnificent polar bear through a fantastic world of snow and shockingly blue sea. Over the ice, through the water, past Arctic animals and even a human...where is he going?"--…

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by Barton, Chris E BARTON

Fire Truck Vs. Dragon

Friends Fire Truck and Dragon demonstrate what a good team they make at campfires, cookouts, birthday parties, and more, but in unexpected and unimpressive ways.…

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by Berger, Samantha E BERGER

What If ...

A child who likes to draw and write stories imagines what would happen if there were no pencils, paper, or other tools for being creative.…

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by Bird, Betsy E BIRD
by Blackall, Sophie E BLACKAL

If You Come To Earth

In this picture book, a boy writes a letter to an imagined alien, explaining all the things he will need to know about Earth and the people who live here--and adding a postscript asking what the alien might look like.…

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by Boldt, Mike E BOLDT

Find Fergus

Fergus the bear wants to play hide and seek with the reader, but will need help--and practice--to hide well.…

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by Brett, Jan E BRETT

Cozy

The coat of a huge wooly musk ox named Cozy is the winter home for a growing number of Alaskan animals who mostly get along.…

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by Bruel, Nick E BRUEL

Poor Puppy And Bad Kitty

When Bad Kitty won't play with him, Poor Puppy has to amuse himself with an alphabetical list of toys and dreams of playing in an alphabetical list of countries.…

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by Cena, John E CENA

Fast Friends

Monster truck Elbow Grease and his brothers meet a monster-cycle, Chopper, and hope to be her friend--until she proves to be faster, smarter, and more capable than they are.…

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by Charles, Tami E CHARLES

All Because You Matter

A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and Brown children everywhere reminds them how much they matter, that they have always mattered and they always will.…

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by Copeland, Misty E COPELAN
by Dealey, Erin E DEALEY

Snow Globe Wishes

After the worst snowstorm of the year, a young girl wishes on a snow globe that everyone will come out to play and share a dream of peace.…

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by Dean, Kim E DEAN
by Denos, Julia E DENOS

Starcrossed

A young girl named Eridani and her best friend Acamar, a bright star in the sky, trade places.…

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by DePalma, Kate E DEPALMA

The Bread Pet : A Sourdough Story

"Cora promises to keep Uncle JB's Bread Pet alive but didn't anticipate its exponential growth! She needs to come up with a solution -- and fast! ... Includes sourdough starter and sourdough bread recipes."--…

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by DiCamillo, Kate E DICAMIL

A Piglet Named Mercy

When a pig named Mercy arrives at the Watsons' front door, she brings love and chaos to their lives.…

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by Diggs, Taye E DIGGS
by Dopirak, Kate E DOPIRAK

Hurry Up! : A Book About Slowing Down

"A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together"--…

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by Ehlert, Lois E EHLERT

Boo To You!

When the neighborhood cat tries to crash the mice's harvest party, the mice have a plan to scare the intruder away.…

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by English, Karen E ENGLISH
by Gaiman, Neil E GAIMAN

Pirate Stew

Pirate stew! Pirate stew! Pirate stew for me and you! Pirate stew! Pirate stew! Eat it and you won't be blue. You can be a pirate too!…

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by Gee, Kimberly E GEE

Mad, Mad Bear!

Bear is very angry that he has to leave the park, but after taking a deep breath he learns to let it go.…

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by Giang, Kristen Mai E GIANG
by Gong, Susan L. E GONG

Ming's Christmas Wishes

Ming, the daughter of Chinese immigrants in 1930s California, wants to be like other children at school and celebrate Christmas with a tree, but after her father takes her to see a wise old friend, she discovers a better way to honor her heritage.…

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by Guidroz, Rukhsanna E GUIDROZ

Leila In Saffron

Shy and unsure of herself, Leila discovers all the things that make her special with the loving help of her Naani.…

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by Hale, Christy E HALE

Out The Door

Follows a girl through her day in a busy city as she travels to school and back again.…

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by Harris J E HARRIS

Salam Alaikum : A Message Of Peace

An illustrated song celebrating life and encouraging readers to spread peace on earth.…

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by Hellman, Blake Liliane E HELLMAN

Welcome To Morningtown

"In Morningtown, animal families of all shapes and sizes are waking up, getting out of bed, washing up, eating breakfast, and looking forward to a new day." --…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Sun Flower Lion

Invites the reader to see the sun, bright as a flower, a flower on a hill that looks like a lion, a lion that dreams of flowers as big as the sun, and more.…

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by Heos, Bridget E HEOS

Arrr, Mustache Baby!

Mustache Baby and his first mate, Beard Baby, set out to be heroes on the high seas, but soon the lure of pirate treasure takes hold.…

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by Higgins, Ryan T. E HIGGINS

We Will Rock Our Classmates

Penelope the T. Rex was born to be a rock star. But playing her heart out is hard when her friends only see her as a dinosaur!…

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Around The Table That Grandad Built

A family gathers with friends and neighbors to share a meal around a table that is full of associations of how every member contributed to the meal.…

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by Hoffman, Sarah E HOFFMAN

Jacob's Room To Choose

After kindergarteners Jacob and Sophie are prevented from using their school's bathrooms, their teacher helps her students write new rules about who can use which bathroom.…

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by Jackson, Richard E JACKSON

All Ears, All Eyes

As darkness falls in the forest, animals hoot, chirp, whirr, and bark, lulling drowsy children to sleep.…

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by Jeffers, Oliver E JEFFERS

What We'll Build : Plans For Our Together Future

A father and his young daughter gather their tools and begin building a future where love can be set aside until it is needed, enemies become friends, and exploration is key.…

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by Kendi, Ibram X. E KENDI

Antiracist Baby

Illustrations and rhyming text present nine steps Antiracist Baby can take to improve equity, such as opening our eyes to all skin colors and celebrating all our differences.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E KIMMEL

Hanukkah Bear

On the first night of Hanukkah, Old Bear wanders into Bubba Brayna's house and receives a delicious helping of potato latkes when she mistakes him for the rabbi. Includes a recipe for latkes.…

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by Kurpiel, Sarah E KURPIEL
by Lam, Thao E LAM
by Lappano, Jon-Erik E LAPPANO
by Liu, Chingyen E LIU
by Loney, Andrea J. E LONEY
by Love, Jessica E LOVE
by Lumbard, Rabiah York E LUMBARD

The Gift Of Ramadan

Sophie tries to fast for Ramadan for the first time, but her grumbling stomach and her little brother's cookies are too much and she must find a different way to celebrate.…

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by Manushkin, Fran E MANUSHK

Plenty Of Hugs

Illustrations and gently rhyming text follow two mothers and their toddler on a sunny day.…

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by Marino, Gianna E MARINO

We Will Live In This Forest Again

When a thriving forest is swallowed by wildfire, its residents brace themselves and look to new beginnings.…

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by Meddour, Wendy E MEDDOUR
by Medina, Meg E MEDINA
by Minnema, Cheryl E MINNEMA

Hungry Johnny

"At the community feast, observing the bounty of festive foods and counting the numerous elders yet to be seated, Johnny learns to be patient and respectful despite his growling tummy"--…

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by Moore, Katrina E MOORE

Grandpa Grumps

When Daisy's grandfather, Yeh-Yeh, visits from China, she does everything she can think of to make him smile and finally finds a way. Includes glossary of Chinese words and recipe for fried rice.…

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by Muhammad, Ibtihaj E MUHAMMA

The Proudest Blue : A Story Of Hijab And Family

Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to school.…

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by Neal, Trinity E NEAL

My Rainbow

"A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter, based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal"--…

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by Neilson, Emily E NEILSON

Can I Give You A Squish?

Kai, a merboy, loves to share hugs with his mother, but learns that some friends prefer fin bumps, tail claps, tentacle shakes, or claw pinches.…

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by Nelson, Marilyn E NELSON

Lubaya's Quiet Roar

The drawings of an introverted young girl make a powerful impression at a peaceful protest her family engages in.…

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by Osada, Hiroshi E OSADA

Every Color Of Light

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text depict nature darkened by a brief rainstorm then, at sunset, colors brighten, rain drips like crystals, and the bright white moon shines as we fall asleep.…

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by Patchett, Ann E PATCHET
by Paul, Miranda E PAUL
by Phelan, Matt E PHELAN

Turtle Walk

"A family of turtles goes for a long, long walk that has an unexpected and very fun ending"--…

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by Pinkney, Jerry E PINKNEY

The Little Mermaid

"In this reinvention of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, a little mermaid trades her voice for legs and makes a new friend on land, but must return to the sea to save her family"--…

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by Ramadan, Ahmad Danny E RAMADAN
by Redd, Nancy Amanda E REDD

Bedtime Bonnet

As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.…

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by Relth, Michael E RELTH

Picture Book By Dog

"A dog writes the story of its adoption-and learning to live in a loving home"--…

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by Rex, Adam E REX

On Account Of The Gum

Improbable, ridiculous remedies accumulate when there is gum stuck in your hair.…

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by Robbins, Rose E ROBBINS

Talking Is Not My Thing

A girl with autism who almost never speaks demonstrates how easily she communicates with her brother and grandmother through facial expressions, gestures, flashcards, and drawings.…

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I Got The School Spirit

As a new school year begins, a young girl is filled with school spirit as she zips her book bag shut, rides the bus, enjoys her classes, and eagerly anticipates the next day.…

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by Schwartz, Amy E SCHWART

13 Stories About Harris

Thirteen vignettes reveal the everyday life of Harris, who makes butter with his mother, attends the birthday party of his best friend, Ayana, and begins preschool in their city neighborhood.…

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by Scott, Jordan E SCOTT

I Talk Like A River

When a child has a "bad speech day" at school, his father gives him a new perspective on his stuttering.…

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by Sehgal, Kabir E SEHGAL
by Sima, Jessie E SIMA

Jules Vs. The Ocean

Determined to build "the biggest, fanciest, most excellent sandcastle" to impress her sister, Jules is foiled again and again by the ocean.…

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by Soundar, Chitra E SOUNDAR

Shubh Diwali!

"One family celebrates the Hindu festival of lights"--…

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by Stein, Joshua David E STEIN

The Invisible Alphabet

Illustrations and simple text for each letter of the alphabet represent invisible items, some that are gone and some that have not arrived, such as a bus that has been delayed--or missed.…

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by Sterer, Gideon E STERER

From Ed's To Ned's

Children whirl, climb, slide, float, and jump as they go from house to house for playdates.…

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by Sullivan, Kyle E SULLIVA

The Cyclops Witch And The Heebie-Jeebies

The Cyclops Witch never backs down from adventure or the medley of monsters she meets along the way. But one spooky night, the only thing in the world that gives her the heebie-jeebies walks right up to her door--and it's not what you're expecting.…

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Layla's Happiness

Seven-year-old Layla divulges many things that make her happy, especially her family and their community garden.…

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by Tamaki, Jillian E TAMAKI

Our Little Kitchen

"A crew of resourceful neighbors comes together to prepare a meal for their community. Includes a recipe and an author's note about the volunteering experience that inspired the book"--…

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by Tan, Shaun E TAN
by Teague, Mark E TEAGUE

Fly!

Mama bird wants Baby bird to learn to fly so he can migrate with the rest of the flock, but Baby bird would rather go by hot air balloon or car, instead.…

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by Twiss, Jill E TWISS
by Uegaki, Chieri E UEGAKI

Ojiichan's Gift

"A young girl finds a way to give the gift of a traditional Japanese garden back to her beloved grandfather and accept a difficult change."--…

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by Umrigar, Thrity N. E UMRIGAR
by Underwood, Deborah E UNDERWO
by Velasquez, Eric E VELASQU

Octopus Stew

Ramsey dons his superhero cape to rescue Grandma from the huge octopus she is trying to cook--or is he simply telling a story? Includes author's note on the story's origin and a recipe for Octopus stew.…

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by Venable, Colleen A. F. E VENABLE

The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom

"The band is assembled and the band director is ready to tell you all about the instruments, but an enthusiastic little drummer girl keeps interrupting"--…

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by Wahl, Phoebe E WAHL

The Blue House

Both Leo and his father are angry and sad when their landlord says their old house will be torn down, but soon they find a way to make their new house feel like home.…

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by Walker, Tricia Elam E WALKER

Nana Akua Goes To School

Zura is worried about how her classmates will react to her Ghanaian Nana's tattoos on Grandparents Day, but Nana finds a way to show how special and meaningful they are.…

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by Wellington, Monica E WELLING

Ana Cultiva Manzanas = Apple Farmer Annie

Annie the apple farmer saves her most beautiful apples to sell fresh at the farmers' market.…

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by Wellins, Candy E WELLINS

Saturdays Are For Stella

George loves spending Saturdays with his grandmother, Stella. One day, Stella is gone and George is ready to cancel Saturdays--until a new addition to the family arrives and George finds a way to honor the memories of his beloved grandmother.…

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by Wiesner, David E WIESNER

Robobaby

Excited by the arrival of a new baby, a family of robots is nearly undone by technical difficulties until big sister steps in and repairs the situation.…

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by Woodruff, Liza E WOODRUF

Once Upon A Winter Day

"Milo's mother is too busy to read him a story so she sends him outside to play in the snow where he discovers a story of his own"--…

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by Zhang, Kat E ZHANG

Amy Wu And The Perfect Bao

Amy is determined to make a perfect dumpling like her parents and grandmother do, but hers are always too empty, too full, or not pinched together properly.…

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by Zollars, Jaime E ZOLLARS

The Truth About Dragons

"A girl's frightening and exciting first day of school is full of prowling dragons that aren't quite what they seem"--…

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by Gaines, Joanna E155.4191 GAINES
by Portis, Antoinette E508 PORTIS
by Page, Robin E598.14 PAGE

The Beak Book

"A non-fiction exploration of the different kinds of beaks birds have and what they use them for"--…

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by Taylor, Jane E821.7 TAYLOR