November 20, 2019
In this playfully subversive fairytale, the ever-skeptical Cat learns wishes can come true-- just not always in the ways we expect. This clever story about friendship leaves no doubt that true magic lies in our connections with others, not just the wishes we make.
In this STEM-themed picture book, the second in a series, Cece and her Adventure Girls troop use science, technology, engineering and math to solve problems and earn their camping pin.
Young Simone, a girl from a mixed-raced family, searches for the perfect color word to describe herself and her heritage inside and out, in an inspirational story about empowerment and forging one's own unique identity.
An empowering celebration of identity, acceptance and Hawaiian culture based on the true story of a young girl in Hawaii who dreams of leading the boys-only hula troupe at her school.
An adventurous little girl encounters more difficulties than she expected when she ventures into the woods to track down an elusive red fox.
Join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.
The Book Hog cannot read, but he loves everything about how books smell, look and feel. When he accepts a kind librarian's invitation to attend storytime, he discovers the treasure that books really are.
Ransom, Candice F.
Birthday girl Amanda Panda struggles with her temper when she discovers her rival, Bitsy, has scheduled her own birthday party for the same day.
When his human best friend Sarah departs for her first day of school, Truman the turtle climbs out of his tank and embarks on an adventure.
When a proper king and queen ask their fairy godmother for a child, they find themselves gifted instead with a baby goat.
A little girl longing for a pet of her own gets a bit more than she bargained for in this cat-filled celebration.
A cranky asteroid that just wants everyone to respect his personal boundaries is knocked out of orbit by a satellite and sent on an involuntary, epic adventure through space, in a story complemented by playful illustrations and engaging space facts.
Triggering a blame game upon discovering his pants are wet in an embarrassing way, young Reuben the bear is reassured by his friends that sometimes accidents happen and there is no reason to be ashamed.
Eating too much pie causes Llama to rip his dancing pants, opening a black hole and threatening the entire universe.
A gentle story about the difficulties and promises of change follows two friends who say goodbye and hello to the transitioning seasons before facing the harder challenge of separation when one of them has to move away.
Starting kindergarten is a big milestone-- and the hero of this story is ready to make his mark! He's dressed himself, eaten a pile of pancakes and can't wait to be part of a whole new kingdom of kids.
While shopping with her two dads for supplies for her birthday party, Harriet, who is wearing a penguin costume, is carried away by a waddle of penguins and must hatch a plan in order to get herself back to the store in the city.
J 553.7 POR
A spunky little girl observes how water appears in many different shapes and forms everywhere, from nature and the weather to her home and her own body.
J 513.211 DAN
This innovative book encourages critical thinking and sparks memorable mathematical conversations. You and your child decide what to count on each page. You have many choices, and the longer you look, the more possibilities you'll notice.
J 551.46 ROS
This account of history's first successful deep-sea dive describes the creation of the Bathysphere by pioneers Otis Barton and Will Beebe, the extreme conditions that threatened every minute of the expedition and the important innovations and findings that have become their scientific legacy.
JB ROGERS FRED
Before he was the man who brought us "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood," he was just little Freddie Rogers. Though he was often sick and had trouble making friends, his mom and grandfather encouraged him to ask for help and explore the world.
I work in youth services, and love books that pack an emotional punch, coming-of-age stories and graphic novels. If I'm not at the library or reading with my spoiled cat, I'm probably out hiking— preferably someplace with pine trees and mountains— with a very large Thermos of coffee in tow.