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We Don't Eat Our Classmates

by Ryan Higgins

It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . <P><P>Lexile Measure: AD500L

When God Made Light

by David Catrow Matthew Paul Turner

From the author and illustrator of the best-selling When God Made You comes a new illuminating message about God's design affirming young readers.'Let there be light!' that's what God said. And light began shining and then started to spread." Wild and creative illustrations from top children's illustrator David Catrow pair with Matthew Paul Turner's lyrical verse in this message of a God-made light that cuts through darkness to bring vision and hope to all young readers. This light radiates, chasing away the shadows, providing the wonder and fun of stargazing or firefly chasing. Most important, this light appears in each child--an inner God-given spark that grows and will be used to change the world.

When Pigs Fly

by James Burks

Henry is ready to do what no pig has done before. "But pigs can't fly," says his sister, Henrietta. Nothing will stop Henry from trying, until it looks as though gravity might finally get the better of him. Fortunately, Henrietta has an idea that gives both of them a lift. Henry's determination and Henrietta's imagination combine to make a positive sibling story about creative play and teamwork.

The Book Hog

by Greg Pizzoli

The Book Hog loves books-the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell-and he'll grab whatever he can find. There's only one problem: he can't read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving pig discovers the treasure that books really are.Geisel Medalist Greg Pizzoli presents a new character who is sure to steal your heart in this picturebook full of humorous charm and vivid illustrations.

The Color Monster Goes to School (The Color Monster)

by Anna Llenas

This fun and inviting back-to-school story stars the lovable, mischievous hero from the international bestseller The Color Monster.The Color Monster feels a little nervous. Today is his first day at school . . . and he doesn't even have a clue what school is! But, guided by his young friend, the Color Monster has lots of new adventures and makes new friends -- and looks forward to tomorrow.With bold colors and child-friendly art for young readers -- and an adorable, shaggy rainbow critter as the star -- The Color Monster Goes to School is a showstopping introduction to the joy and wonder of first school days.

Danny Bundy and the Search for the Butterfly

by Gilbert M. Balderrama

A little boy&’s search for a butterfly takes him on an epic adventure through the woods behind his house in this illustrated children&’s story.Young adventurer Danny Bundy loves to explore the forest behind his house. There is so much to see in there! The other boys in his class like to trap bullfrogs and other animals, but for show-and-tell on Monday, Danny is looking for something much more beautiful: a monarch butterfly. But this forest has more in store for Danny—and now he's in for a real adventure.As readers travel through the woods with Danny, they learn about the different plants and animals that live there. Along with informative vocabulary, Danny learns how to respect our environment and fellow creatures, including Bernie the Bullfrog, Lady Sue the Squirrel, and more!

The Great Indoors

by Julie Falatko

When the humans head out to go camping, the animals settle in for a relaxing holiday of their own! Teen bear takes over the bathroom with her curling iron, the beavers prepare their fanciest recipes, and the deer kick up their feet for a dance party. What starts as a little unwinding soon escalates to a big mess, just in time for everyone to head home. . . .Julie Falatko and Ruth Chan's quirky humors shine in this hilarious take on family trips that will have kids wondering what exactly goes on back at home when they're on vacation.

Harbor Bound

by Catherine Bailey

Seal the hatches.Lock the boom.Looming waves.Up . . . up . . . ZOOM!Daylight is fading, so it's time for boats of all kinds to wrap up their work and navigate back to harbor. As a tugboat and its crew of father and child steer toward home, it's a race to get there before the storm does! Harbor Bound traces their energetic journey, finally culminating with a gentle lullaby as they reach the shore.This picturebook is a natural choice for children who love vehicle stories, and its steady, lilting rhythm makes it perfect for bedtime reading.

Hope

by Matthew Cordell

As a family grows, so does its capacity for love, for dreams, and for hope. Two lions celebrate their grandchild and express all the ways this new life has expanded their world, and the hope they hold for his future.A companion to Matthew Cordell's stunning Wish and Dream, this picturebook picks up with a new animal family celebrating their little one.

How to Potty Train Your Porcupine

by Tom Toro

This laugh-out-loud picture book is a hilarious take on potty training by a talented New Yorker cartoonist -- perfect for fans of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and How to Babysit a Grandma. Two children bring home a pet porcupine, but they can only keep her if she's house-trained! After a whirlwind of increasingly zany approaches, the kids learn that sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to ask nicely. With Tom's wit and dynamic artwork, this delightful story about learning to pee will bring joy and heart to young readers.

I Am a Beaver

by Paul Covello

A day in the life of one of Canada’s most iconic animals, from nationally celebrated and bestselling creator Paul Covello I am a beaver, and I do what beavers do.Come along and spend the day with an adorable beaver kit! Can you chomp through a tree, swim in a stream and help your family build a lodge? You could, if you were a beaver!This bright and joyful board book is perfect for young animal lovers and book lovers alike.

I Am a Polar Bear

by Paul Covello

A day in the life of one of Canada’s most iconic animals, from nationally celebrated and bestselling creator Paul Covello I am a polar bear, and I do what polar bears do.Come along and spend the day with an adorable polar bear cub! Can you hide in the snow, jump on an ice floe and swim through icy cold water? You could, if you were a polar bear!This bright and joyful board book is perfect for young animal lovers and book lovers alike.

If I Could Give You Christmas

by Lynn Plourde

Skating on a frozen pond, decorating the fanciest gingerbread house ever, re-reading a favorite story . . . these activities and more are brought to life through a variety of animal pairs. The tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of the holiday are evoked in universal scenes showing special moments being shared by parent and child. Adults will appreciate the theme of passing on traditions and the message that it doesn't take a lot of stuff to celebrate Christmas. Kids will enjoy the playful, loving scenes. Sharing this book could become a brand new family tradition!

The Invisible Leash: A Story Celebrating Love After the Loss of a Pet (The Invisible String)

by Patrice Karst

From the author of the modern classic and bestselling phenomenon The Invisible String comes a tender story about permanent loss that also celebrates the joy that animals give us in this life and beyond."When our pets aren't with us anymore, an Invisible Leash connects our hearts to each other. Forever." That's what Zack's friend Emily tells him after his dog dies. Zack doesn't believe it. He only believes in what he can see. But on an enlightening journey through their neighborhood--and through his grief--he comes to feel the comforting tug of the Invisible Leash. And it feels like love.Accompanied by tender. uplifting art by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, bestselling author Patrice Karst's gentle story uses the same bonding technique from her classic book The Invisible String to help readers through the experience of the loss of a beloved animal.

Linus The Little Yellow Pencil

by Scott Magoon

Linus and his eraser, Ernie, don't always see eye to eye. But with the family art show drawing near, these two will have to sharpen their collaboration to make something neither one could do on their own!This ode to art by the illustrator of Spoon and Chopsticks points out the power of sharing the creative process and sticking with it.

My Big Bad Monster

by A. N. Kang

Have you ever met your monster of self-doubt? This girl has. When she's had enough of his negativity, she discovers that with a little help from new friends and a lot of boisterous music, he'll disappear for good!This sweet picturebook with energetic art by A. N. Kang will strike a chord in readers both big and small.

Nyas Long Walk: A Step at a Time

by Linda Park

In this picture book companion to the bestseller A Long Walk to Water, a young South Sudanese girl goes on a journey that requires determination, persistence, and compassion. <P><P>Young Nya takes little sister Akeer along on the two-hour walk to fetch water for the family. But Akeer becomes too ill to walk, and Nya faces the impossible: her sister and the full water vessel together are too heavy to carry. As she struggles, she discovers that if she manages to take one step, then another, she can reach home and Mama’s care. Bold, impressionistic paintings by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brian Pinkney evoke the dry, barren landscape and the tenderness between the two sisters. An afterword discusses the process of providing clean water in South Sudan to reduce waterborne illness. Lexile Measure: 530

The Perfect Seat

by Minh Lê

This child and their parent are almost ready for story time--but first, they must find the perfect seat! This cozy picturebook by Drawn Together author Minh Lê takes readers through various opposites ("Too rough! Too slippery!") as his characters search for just the right spot. Adorable art by acclaimed illustrator Gus Gordon invites adults and children to giggle all the way through to the heartwarming ending, when the answer falls right into their laps.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Colors in Music

by Running Press Mike Byrne

A whimsical color concept board book that shares a some fun pop music history while teaching children all the colors of the rainbow.Preschoolers learning to identify colors will love this whimsical book, while music-savvy parents will love the artistic representation of some of their favorite song titles, including Little RED Corvette, BLUE Suede Shoes, and PINK Moon, just to name a few.

A Songbird Dreams of Singing: Poems about Sleeping Animals

by Kate Hosford

Learn more about the variety of fascinating ways animals sleep: from upside down and holding hands, to sleeping while swimming or flying!Did you know otters sleep while holding hands; zebra finches rehearse their songs while dreaming; ducks and dolphins sleep with one half of their brains at a time; and, frigate birds sleep while flying? A Songbird Dreams of Singing: Poems about Sleeping Animals is a book of poetry with a scientific-and child-friendly-underpinning. With a poem for every animal, followed by a paragraph explaining the fascinating science behind how that animal sleeps, this artfully compiled book captures the wonder of our ecosystem. Designed with the look of a classic storybook/collection, with special effects on the cover, the book makes the perfect gift for young children!

This Beach is Loud!: LITTLE SENSES series (Little Senses)

by Samantha Cotterill

This Beach Is Loud! gently offers practical advice for coping with new experiences to sensitive children on and off the autism spectrum.

This is the Construction Worker

by Laura Godwin

Young readers will delight in this step-by-step journey as a construction worker goes about her day on the job. With compelling details, vibrant color, and a driving rhythm, This is the Construction Worker builds up excitement as the high rise project in the illustrations grows taller and taller. Emphasizing teamwork and camaraderie, this story is a great read for home and the classroom, perfect for vehicle lovers and all young fans of busy activity!

Thunder Trucks

by Cheryl Klein

Was that a flash of lightning? A rumble of thunder?Better get ready--there's a new crew in town!As Bulldozer piles up clouds and Tanker Truck hauls the rain, the whole Thunder Truck gang works together to build a tremendous storm.Brimming with energy and fun, this cheerful bedtime story is perfect for snuggling, no matter the weather.

Underwear

by Jenn Harney

Bare bear! Stop right there! Underwear!Under where?So begins the dialogue between a tired bear dad and a rambunctious bear cub who would rather play with his tighty whities than get into bed. Underwear makes great hair. It can even turn one into a superber, or a goggle-wearing swimming bear. But beware of a big scare! Rhymes, homonyms, and conjunctions abound in this book that could be used to teach reading, but its primary purpose is to make bedtime fun.

When I Pray for You

by Matthew Paul Turner

From the author and illustrator of the best-selling When God Made You comes a new illuminating message about God's design affirming young readers.With lyricism, whimsy, and heartfelt emotion, Matthew Paul Turner reveals the tender emotions connected with watching a beloved child grow up and experience the world. Paired with Kimberley Barnes's vivid and playful illustrations, When I Pray for You is a beautifully affirming book, in which children and parents will see their own stories come to life. When I Pray for You celebrates the dreams, hopes, and longings parents pray over their children, and shares with the little ones how much care and concern a loved one feels for them. This is a book you will read to your child again and again. Perfect for any occasion, as well as for milestones including baby showers, birthdays, and graduations. From the moment I saw you, I started to pray.Big prayers and small ones I have sent God's way.I prayed you felt safe,full of joy and content.When I whispered "I love you,"you knew what I meant.

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