by Martha Maker; illustrated by Xindi Yan
Best friends Emily and Maddie spend all their time together making crafts, but when Maddie begins spending more time with gadget whiz Bella, Emily worries that she is losing her best friend.
by Angie Sage
After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412 — pursued ...
by Jonathan Adolph
Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up. Using just a jar and a few ordinary household items...
by Hanna Milner; illustrated by Jarom Vogel
Since horses were first domesticated thousands of years ago, these iconic animals have been a part of human history — they've plowed our fields, pulled our carts, fought in our wars and been our beloved...
by Jack Prelutsky; pictures by Peter Sis
A collection of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been scrambled together to create never-seen-before creatures.
by Asia Citro; pictures by Marion Lindsay
An earthquake shakes Zoey's house. Or maybe it's a unicorn-quake? An enormous new friend arrives in a lot of pain, and it's getting worse every day. Zoey must work with her mom and Sassafras to find a cure &mda...
by Sean Rubin
What would you do if your neighbor was a dinosaur? Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can't seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New Yo...
by Deborah Blumenthal; illustrated by Laura Freeman
As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn al...
by Kevin Crossley-Holland; illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love
Long-recognized master of Norse mythology Kevin Crossley-Holland pairs with award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love for an exceptional look at the Viking gods.
by Bonnie Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.
by Christie Matheson
Plant a seed to watch it grow. Press on the cloud to make it rain. Jiggle the book to scatter the seeds. Interactive text teaches very young children how flowers sprout and mature. Contains watercolor depictions of a flower in various ...
by Martin Jenkins; illustrated by Richard Jones
It's time for bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh! One of the twigs falls to the gro...
by Linda Ashman; pictures by Christian Robinson
As an old man grumbles his way through a rainy morning, spreading gloom, his neighbor, a young child, spreads cheer while hopping through puddles in frog-themed rainwear.
by Julie Fogliano; illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
by Alexis Deacon
When two eggs in the sand hatch at the same time, the two young creatures grow up as brothers, even though one is a bird and the other is a crocodile. (In Spanish)
by Drew Weing
After moving to Echo City, Charles finds himself at the mercy of the town's monsters, but lucky for him there is Margo Maloo, monster mediator.
by Helen Ahpornsiri
An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna. Helen Ahpornsiri's intricate artwork transforms leaves, petals, and seeds into bounding hares, swooping swallows, and blossoming trees. Using nothing but pressed pl...
by Janey Jones; illustrated by Jennie Poh
It is autumn in Peaseblossom Woods and time for the arrival of the Copper Queen and her masked dance — but when Basil the bear cub falls down a hole and the wind covers the forest in falling leaves, it is...
by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead; illustrated by Nicholas Gannon
Visiting her grandmother in Australia, Livy, ten, is reminded of the promise she made five years before to Bob, a strange, green creature who cannot recall who or what he is.
by Michelle Edwards; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman.
by Lynn Plourde; illustrated by Susan Gal
A story about Bella, a little girl who has outgrown but does not want to give up her favorite coat made by her grandmother, and how she deals with the inevitable change to something new.
by Kazuno Kohara
Once there was a library that only opened at night. Step inside and meet the little librarian and her three assistant owls.
by Philip Christian Stead; illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Bear, with the help of his animal friends, remembers the story he had hoped to tell before the onset of winter.
by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Jon Klassen
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.
by Angela McAllister; illustrated by Christopher Corr
This treasury of 52 stories collects together a rich resource of myths, fairy tales, and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year.
by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Preston McDaniels
Pandora the cat becomes a lighthouse keeper and saves the life of Seabold the dog, and together the two of them create a family with three young mice rescued from the sea.
by Gail Lewis; illustrated by Yuta Onoda
Callum becomes friends with Iona, a practically feral classmate who has discovered an osprey, thought to be gone from Scotland, on Callum's family farm. They eventually share the secret with others, including Jeneba...
by Sandra Markle; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez
On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.
by Dianna Hutts Aston; illustrated by Sylvia Long
An informative and beautiful introduction to seeds.
by Jim Averbeck; illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail
All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she fi...
by Kate Messner; art by Christopher Silas Neal
This book celebrates the forms of life that live above and under a pond, including turtles, red-winged blackbirds, blue herons, minnows, frogs, and catfish.
by Anne Isaacs; illustrated by Mark Teague
In the backwoods of New England, a young girl cleverly fends off the threats of wild animals by trading her clothes for her safety.
by Jorey Hurley
This book describes how to make a colorful, delicious vegetable soup — and includes a recipe.
by Joseph Coelho; illustrated by Fiona Lumbers
Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery, and even start to mend their own history. An inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and...
by Michael James Mahin; illustrated by Evan Turk
Presents the life of blues legend Muddy Waters, describing how he persisted with his interest in music despite a lack of encouragement from his family and record producers, leading him to Chicago where he wa...
by Naoko Stoop
With the help of their forest friends and the advice of wise Mr. Owl, Red Knit Cap Girl and White Bunny, who are on a quest to find a way to talk to the Moon, learn that they need only to wait and listen quietly to make their wish come true....
by Jory John; illustrations by Pete Oswald
The bad seed changes his mind about being bad and decides that he wants to be happy.
by Maryrose Wood
The Mysterious Howling (Book 1): Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to...
by Ulf Nilsson; illustrated by Gitte Spee
When Vladimir the squirrel's stockpile of nuts disappears, the portly Detective Gordon deputizes his young, enthusiastic friend Buffy the mouse to help him discover the identity of the thieves.
by Edith Pattou
A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.
by Kate Banks; illustrated by Naoko Stoop
A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear, and years later when he is grown into a wolf and on his own, he comes upon a lost polar bear cub, and the cycle begins again.
by Jill Barklem
The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than thirty years. All eight of the classic picture books are brought together in this volume.
adapted by Astrid Lindgren from a poem by Viktor Rydberg; illustrated by Harald Wiberg
The story of a Swedish troll who protects farm animals from a hungry fox.
by Erica Silverman; illustrated by Susan Gaber
A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" — a rabbi's son — at a Purim ball.
by Mary Ann Hoberman; illustrated by Marla Frazee
Seven fussy eaters find a way to surprise their mother.
by Lane Smith
A donkey with a laptop computer and a gorilla with a printed book discuss the merits of their preferred formats.
by Sara O'Leary; illustrated by Julie Morstad
Henry's mother tells him a story about when she was small.
by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
Bear's efforts to keep out visitors to his house are undermined by a very persistent mouse.
by Arnold Lobel
Tales recounting the adventures of two best friends — Frog and Toad.
by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Arthur Howard
After a small setback, Mr. Putter and his favorite companions enjoy the best train ride of their lives.
by Robert McCloskey
Further adventures of Homer Price, including those in which a jukebox sets the whole town singing against its will and in which a mad scientist develops weeds that overrun the town.
by Astrid Lindgren
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey — but without any parents — at the edge of a Swedish village.
by Antonia Barber; illustrated by P.J. Lynch
When a tiny, magical cat carelessly allows a young girl to be captured by the Little People, he must confront her captors and solve three cunning riddles in order to rescue her.