Tuesday, August 07, 2007

New picture books ready to be checked out

Yes by Jez Alborough
Two friends help Bobo get to sleep.

Fox by Kate Banks
Before Baby Fox can go out on his own, his parents must teach him things.

Bubble & Squeak by Louise Bonnett-Rampersaud
Bubble helps her mother practice bedtime rituals.

Silly Billy by Anthony Browne
Billy is worried about spending the night at grandma's house. Will the worry dolls help him sleep?

Mickey Moonbeam by Mike Brownlow
See how a small hero saves the day in this intergalactic-sized adventure.

Hurry! Hurry! by Eve Bunting
See why everyone is hurrying to the barn

Violet Comes to Stay by Melanie Cecka
Violet, a little cat, tries out several homes before she finds just the right one.

The Cat Who Wouldn't Come Inside by Cynthia von Buhler
A patient girl tries to gain the trust of a cat.

The Featherless Chicken by Chih-Yuan Chen
This featherless chicken has a hard time fitting in, but what happens to change that?

How to Make Friends with a Giant by Gennifer Choldenko
The other kids make fun of the new boy because he is so tall, but his short classmate, Jake, helps him fit in.

Letters From a Desperate Dog by Eileen Christelow
Feeling misunderstood and unappreciated by her owner, Emma the dog asks for advice from the local canine advice columnist.

Happy Birthday, Jamela! by Niki Daly
Jamela wants sparkly shoes to go with her birthday dress by mom makes her buy practical school shoes.

The Tattletale by Lynn Downey
This tale of two pigs captures the essence of sibling rivalry and friendship.

Burger Boy by alan Durant
A boy eats so many hamburgers he looks like one and people treat him differently. When he starts eating vegetables will he turn into a carrot?

The Extinct Files by Wallace Edwards
This is the story of a science project about a shocking truth.

This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt
This book tells all about jazz and some of the famous musicians.

The Gingerbread Girl by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Will the Gingerbread Girl be eaten like her Gingerbread Brother?

Thank You Bear by Greg Foley
Bear finds a box that he thinks is great. What will others think of it?

Love, Ruby Valentine by Laurie Friedman
Ruby misses her favorite holiday of the year, but she finds out that any day is the best day to say "I love you".

The Perfect Nest by Catherine Friend
Jack the Cat builds the perfect nest in hopes to get some eggs. Will he be successful?

Heron & Turtle by Valeri Gorbachev
Heron and Turtle are very good friends even though they are different.

Welcome Precious by Nikki Grimes
This book welcomes a new baby.

Little Chicken & Little Fox by Brigitte Sidjanski
Fox and chickens are enemies, but can a friendship occur between them?

A Good Day by Kevin Henkes
Can a good day happen on a bad day?

Cars by Patricia Hubbell
Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate different kinds of cars and what they can do.

Pancakes for Supper by Anne Isaac

Jungle Bullies by Steven Kroll
This book shows how you have to stand up to bullies.

Theo and the Blue Note by Peter Kuper
This book is all about playing jazz.

The Most Precious Thing by Gill Lewis
What is the most precious thing?

Little Elephant's Trunk by Hazel Lincoln
Little Elephant learns why he has a trunk.

How to be a Baby by Me the Big Sister by Sally Lloyd Jones and Sue Heap
The big sister shows her sibling how to be a baby.

Little Honey Bear and the Smiley Moon by Tim Warnes
Little Honey Bear and his friends follow a pathway to visit the bright and smiley moon.

Pumpkin Town! by Katie McKy
What do Jose and his brothers do with a mountain of pumpkins?

The Scallywags by David Melling
Will the Scallywags lose of their friends by annoying them?

Imarimba! Animales from A to Z by Pat Mora
Rhyming text reveals the antics of an alphabet full of zoo animals.

Building With Dad by Carol Nevius
A dad is helping to build a school and takes his son with him. They see many different kinds of trucks.

Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash! by Barbara Odanaka
This book is a rhyming imitation of all the sights and sounds of the neighborhood on trash day.

Ninety-Three in my Family by Erica S. Perl
A boy tries to explain to the mailman that there are 93 in his family including his family and his animals.

Find Anthony Ant by Lorna and Graham Philpot
Can you find Anthony in the underground pictures?

Snow Leopards by Nicole Poppenhager
An avalanche separates two snow leopard cubs. Will they be able to find each other?

The First Music as told by Dylan Pritchett
Everything in the jungle has a place to make its own music.

The Love for Three Oranges by Sergei Prokofiev
This book is adapted from an opera to create an awareness of classical music to children.

Night Boat to Freedom by Margot Theis Raven
This book is based on slave narratives recorded in the 1930s.

Epossumondas Saves the Day by Coleen Salley
Epossumonda's friends disappear and it's up to him to save them.

Carl's Nose by Karen Lee Schmidt
Carl is a famous weather dog because he can predict bad weather. What will he do when good weather comes along?

Black? White! Day? Night! a book of opposites by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

The Deaf Musicians by Pete Seeger
Deaf musicians form a band together.

The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School by Judy Sierra
Will the "super slime" cause disaster at the school?

What Does the Wind Say? by Wendi Silvano
This is a rhyming book of questions.

Winter is the Warmest Season by Lauren Stringer
A child describes pleasant ways to stay warm during the winter.

Mouse's First Fall by Lauren Thompson
Mouse and Minka have an adventure with the fallen leaves.

How Do You Know? by Deborah W. Trotter
Polly and her mother take a walk in the fog, and she learns that things are still there even though she can't see them.

Alphabet House by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Can you find the objects hidden for each letter?

The Valentine Express by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Minna and Pip give their neighbors Valentine cards.

Dear Mr. Rosenwald by Carole Boston Weatherford
This book is based on the schools of Julius Rosenwald.

Max Counts His Chickens by Rosemary Wells
A counting Easter book

One For All - All For One by Brigitte Weninger
This book is a reminder that working together can make anything possible.

A Ball For All by Brigitte Weninger
This book is a reminder that a little kindness can make a big difference.

Alphabet Rescue by Audrey Wood
You have to find the little letters on these pages.

Sleepyhead by Karma Wilson
A kitten helps her favorite teddy bear get ready for bed.

My Mei Mei by Ed Young
Antonia gets her wish when her parents return to China to bring home a little sister for her.

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