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La BIBLIA contada a los niños (Clásicos contados a los niños)

by Rosa Navarro Durán Francesc Rovira Francesc Rovira i Jarqué

LA BIBLIA es el libro de los libros, son las Sagradas Escrituras, es un tesoro que sobrepasa su extraordinario valor literario, de una belleza y una fuerza innegables. A lo largo de breves capítulos, los niños y niñas recorrerán las historias que componen tanto el Antiguo Testamento como el Nuevo Testamento. Las expresivas ilustraciones llenan de emoción y ternura los pasajes, y les permitirán disfrutar como nunca con esta lectura.

The Biggest Cookie in the World (Sesame Street)

by Linda Hayward

Some butter. Some sugar. Some eggs. Some flour. Can Cookie Monster bake the biggest cookie in the world? He's sure going to try in this mouth-watering tale.

A Boy Called Dickens

by Deborah Hopkinson John Hendrix

For years Dickens kept the story of his own childhood a secret. Yet it is a story worth telling. For it helps us remember how much we all might lose when a child's dreams don't come true . . . As a child, Dickens was forced to live on his own and work long hours in a rat-infested blacking factory. Readers will be drawn into the winding streets of London, where they will learn how Dickens got the inspiration for many of his characters. <P><P>The 200th anniversary of Dickens's birth is February 7, 2012, and this tale of his little-known boyhood is the perfect way to introduce kids to the great author. Here is historical fiction at its ingenious best.

Chloe and the Lion

by Mac Barnett

Meet Chloe: Every week, she collects loose change so she can buy tickets to ride the merry-go-round. But one fateful day, she gets lost in the woods on her way home, and a large dragon leaps out from-"Wait! It's supposed to be a lion," says Mac Barnett, the author of this book. But Adam Rex, the illustrator, thinks a dragon would be so much cooler (don't you agree?). Mac's power of the pen is at odds with Adam's brush, and Chloe's story hangs in the balance. Can she help them out of this quandary to be the heroine of her own story? Mac Barnett and Adam Rex are a dynamic duo, and two of the strongest contemporary voices in picture books today. In an accessible and funny way, Chloe and the Lion talks about the creative process and the joys and trials of collaboration.

Colors and Shapes: Touch-and-Trace Early Learning Fun! (Little Groovers)

by Angie Hewitt

Presenting a fun and engaging way to introduce early learning concepts to young children! Kids can use their finger to follow the grooves on each page to learn about basic shapes and colors. Practice tracing squares, circles, triangles, and more, all while learning to identify the color of each shape.The Little Groovers series is an excellent way for children to:Develop hand-eye coordinationEncourage motor skills developmentBoost learning through interactive playColors and Shapes is an engaging and fun-filled way to introduce early concepts to toddlers. Practice again and again with this new board book series to get children ready for preschool and prewriting.

Dinosaur Train Little Golden Book Favorites (Dinosaur Train)

by Golden Books Andrea Posner-Sanchez

Buddy and his Pteranodon siblings from the hit PBS KIDS show Dinosaur Train are featured in this Little Golden Book hardcover treasury. Boys and girls ages 2-5 will love reading three stories--Triceratops for Lunch; Hooting, Tooting Dinosaurs; and The Spiky Stegosaurus.

Extra Yarn

by Mac Barnett

With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself. This looks like an ordinary box full of ordinary yarn. But it turns out it isn't.

A Fairy-Tail Adventure (Barbie)

by Mary Man-Kong

A story about Barbie.

Fairytale Favorites (Barbie)

by Mary Man-Kong Random House

Girls 3-7 will love this beautiful 8x8 hardcover collection of Barbie's favorite DVD fairytales featuring: Barbie (TM) in Princess Charm School, Barbie (TM) in A Fairy Secret, Barbie (TM) in A Fashion Fairytale, Barbie (TM) in A Mermaid Tale, and Barbie (TM) And The Three Musketeers.

Fancy Nancy: Fancy Day in Room 1-A (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Jane O'Connor

After a gloomy week stuck inside at school, Nancy comes up with a great idea to cheer up her friends: Fancy Day! Everyone begins preparations right away, planning posh outfits and practicing their most sophisticated manners. But on the day of the party, Ms. Glass runs in late . . . looking quite plain.

Fancy Nancy and the Too-Loose Tooth (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Jane O'Connor

Nancy is about to lose her first tooth, but if she can prevent it from falling out until she arrives at school she will get a special necklace from the nurse.

Fifty Cents and a Dream

by Jabari Asim Bryan Collier

Booker dreamed of making friends with words, setting free the secrets that lived in books. Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his first of many steps towards a college degree. When he arrived, he had just fifty cents in his pocket and a dream about to come true. The young slave who once waited outside of the schoolhouse would one day become a legendary educator of freedmen. Award-winning artist Bryan Collier captures the hardship and the spirit of one of the most inspiring figures in American history, bringing to life Booker T. Washington's journey to learn, to read, and to realize a dream.

Gem

by Holly Hobbie

Look carefully. There may be a gem in your garden.For nearly four decades, watercolorist Holly Hobbie has drawn inspiration from the wonders of nature. During one especially hard winter, she found herself imagining the story of a determined toad's spring journey. Her vivid depiction of this endearing creature's glorious yet fragile world is a sparkling celebration of survival and renewal. From the muddy brown road outside a farmhouse to the sweet-smelling garden to the cool lily pads in the pond, readers will feel their senses rejuvenated by Holly Hobbie's gemlike, detailed paintings in this nearly wordless work.

Geraldine, The Music Mouse

by Leo Lionni

The cheerful celebration of art, music, and cheese from beloved four-time Caldecott Honor-winner Leo Lionni. <P><P>While nibbling at a huge hunk of parmesan cheese, Geraldine uncovers a cheese statue of a mouse playing what seems to be a flute but on closer inspection is really its tail. That night Geraldine is woken by silver and gold sounds. “This must be music!” she says. And every night the cheese mouse fills Geraldine’s hideaway with beautiful music. Then one day her hungry mice friends ask her to share her cheese with them. Geraldine’s new love of music infuses her with a magic of her own and provides a satisfying conclusion to this delightful tale. <P><P>Lexile Measure: 0630

Goldilocks And The Three Dinosaurs

by Mo Willems

Once upon a time, there were three hungry Dinosaurs: Papa Dinosaur, Mama Dinosaur... and a Dinosaur who happened to be visiting from Norway. One day--for no particular reason--they decided to tidy up their house, make the beds, and prepare pudding of varying temperatures. And then--for no particular reason--they decided to go... someplace else. They were definitely not setting a trap for some succulent, unsupervised little girl. Definitely not! This new take on a fairy-tale classic is so funny and so original--it could only come from the brilliant mind of Mo Willems.

Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books

by Susan L. Roth Karen Leggett Abouraya

The inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library, from a New York Times bestselling illustrator <P><P>In January 2011, in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt's students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined hands, forming a human chain to protect the building. They chanted "We love you, Egypt!" as they stood together for the freedom the library represented. <P><P>Illustrated with Susan L. Roth's stunning collages, this amazing true story demonstrates how the love of books and libraries can unite a country, even in the midst of turmoil.

I Can Be a Pastry Chef/I Can Be a Lifeguard (Barbie)

by Susan Marenco Freya Woods

Barbie can be a pastry chef and a lifeguard! Barbie bakes cute cakes and pretty pies--then changes into her swimsuit and saves lives at the beach. With two great all-new stories and over 50 stickers, girls 3-7 will love this book!

I Spy (Sesame Street): A Game to Read and Play

by Caitlin Haynes

The reader is asked to guess what is being described in different illustrations featuring Sesame Street characters.

If All the Animals Came Inside

by Eric Pinder

The walls would tremble. The dishes would break.Oh, what a terrible mess we would make! If all the animals came inside, bears would run down the stairs, kangaroos would bounce on the couch, and hippos would play hide-and-seek through the halls! Join one family's wild romp as animals of all shapes and sizes burst through the front door and make themselves right at home.Extraordinary collage artwork from beloved illustrator Marc Brown (Arthur series) pairs with Eric Pinder's hilarious rhyming verse to make this the perfect book to read aloud again and again.<P><P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

Infinity and Me

by Kate Hosford Gabi Swiatkowska

Uma can't help feeling small when she peers up at the night sky. She begins to wonder about infinity. Is infinity a number that grows forever? Is it an endless racetrack? Could infinity be in an ice cream cone? Uma soon finds that the ways to think about this big idea may just be . . . infinite.

Larry Gets Lost In Portland

by John Skewes Michael Mullin

In Larry the adorable pooch's latest adventure, he goes on vacation with Pete and the family to Portland, Oregon. As usual, in hot pursuit of a tempting treat, he gets separated from the family and frantically tries to find them again. Along the way he discovers some of the city's most fun and interesting landmarks and cultural attractions, including the waterfront, the zoo, the Portland Art Museum, Hawthorne Bridge, Old Town, and the Park Blocks.

Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words

by Leda Schubert Gérard Dubois

Marcel Marceau, the world's most famous mime, enthralled audiences around the world for more than fifty years. When he waved his hand or lifted his eyebrow he was able to speak volumes without ever saying a word. But few know the story of the man behind those gestures... Distinguished author Leda Schubert and award-winning artist Gerard DuBois bring their own artistry to this gorgeously written and illustrated picture book biography.

The Monsters' Monster

by Patrick Mcdonnell

Once upon a time, there were three little rascals who thought they were the BIGGEST, BADDEST monsters around. But when they decide to build a huge monster of their own, he isn't exactly what the creatures were expecting. He's happy. He giggles. He's just grateful to be alive. And he has a lesson for his grouchy creators that only takes two little words.In this playful tale from bestselling picture book author Patrick McDonnell, a very BIG monster shows three very BAD little monsters the power of boundless gratitude.

Nighttime Ninja

by Ed Young Barbara Dacosta

Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure. Soon he reaches his ultimate goal...and gets a big surprise! Will the nighttime ninja complete his mission?With spare text and lush illustrations, Nighttime Ninja is a fun, adventure-filled story about the power of play and imagination.<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

Part-time Princess

by Deborah Underwood

At night, a normal little girl imagines she is a princess, but not just a princess who wears pretty gowns and goes to balls. She also gets to fight dragons and tame trolls. But one morning she wakes up and begins to think maybe her royal adventures aren't so imaginary after all... From the best-selling author of The Quiet Book, this jacketed picture book is perfect for every little girl who dreams of being a princess.

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