Wednesday, April 04, 2012

New Picture Books!

Mary and Her Little Lamb -In 1810s Massachusetts, young Mary Elizabeth Sawyer nurses a sickly lamb back to health and becomes the subject of a famous nursery rhyme. Includes facts about the real Mary, John Roulstone who wrote the rhyme, and Lowell Mason who set it to music.  

Chopsticks -Following some traumatic moments when a pair of chopsticks get separated, the two friends eventually learn to stand on their own.

One Cool Friend - Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him. 

Extra Yarn - 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. 

Ruth's Pink Pajamas -Against her mother's wishes, Ruth wears her favorite pajamas to school but soon regrets her choice.

Georgia in Hawaii -  1939, artist Georgia O'Keeffe creates nearly twenty paintings as she tours the Hawaiian islands, but refuses to paint pictures of pineapples the way her sponsors tell her to.     

Penny and Her Song - Penny comes home from school eager to share her very own song, but must wait until the time is right to teach it to her parents and the babies.

Lacey Walker, Non-Stop Talker - Lacey Walker talks constantly, but when she loses her voice one day she learns that being quiet and listening can be good too.

You Get What You Get - Melvin likes to throw a tantrum when he does not get what he wants, but he learns that the classroom rule, "you get what you get and you don't throw a fit" applies at home as well.

Terrible Awful, Horrible Manners! -: Pete is terribly rude, but when his family begins acting just like him, he begins to realize that manners are important.

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