December 4, 2018
A young knight, confident the wall in the middle of the book protects his side from the dangers of the other side, doesn't seem to notice the danger looming on his side of the wall, too.
In this playfully subversive fairy tale, the ever-skeptical Cat learns wishes can come true-- just not always in the ways we expect. At turns sly and sweet, this clever story about friendship will leave no doubt that true magic lies in our connections with others, not just the wishes we make.
A boy's mother, reluctant to allow him even one pet, is increasingly unhappy as each new pet wants a pet of its own.
The reds, the yellows and the blues all think they're the best in this vibrant, thought-provoking picture book, with a message of acceptance and unity.
When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling.
A hungry seal attempts the impossible task of waiting until his sister's party to eat a delicious birthday cupcake, a temptation he tries to ignore by imagining other yummy foods and watching a magician's performance.
Adopted into a cozy home she will do anything to keep, a clever pup impersonates everything her lonely human needs, including a pillow, a footstool and a jacket, before discovering being herself works best.
The Lagos really love their couch, but all good things come to an end, and, one day, the family must replace it. When their new couch falls off their car and into a field, a llama adopts it. Can the Lagos get their furniture back-- and keep llama happy?
Circle likes to jump, but Box can't jump. Box likes to sit, but Circle just rolls away. Will they ever find a way to play together?
Buggy the horsefly is confused when he sees his best friend Horse dancing to music only he can hear. Can Horse convince the reluctant Buggy to join in the fun?
Charest, Emily MacLachlan
Little Robot's life is peaceful-- yet maybe it's a little too peaceful. But wait! He has an idea. With a little hard work, perseverance and resourceful thinking, can Little Robot build his way to the perfect cure for loneliness?
Miller, Pat Zietlow
From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving and thoughtful story explores what a child can do to be kind, and how each act, big or small, can make a difference or at least help a friend.
Murguia, Bethanie Deeney
When Grace asks for a super-scary bedtime story at the same time her little brother Walter asks to hear a not-too scary story, Papa invents the tale of two children who take a walk in the woods, encountering potentially scary elements that the children correct as the story progresses.
Girls and boys are encouraged to do what they love-- whether it's racing cars and playing baseball or loving unicorns and dressing up-- and to express themselves in every color of the rainbow.
Follow a group of children through a day in their welcoming school, where kids in patkas, hijabs and yarmulkes play side-by-side with friends in baseball caps, and where students grow and learn from each other's traditions.
Reynolds, Peter H.
Jerome enjoys collecting and using words he hears, reads or sees, and then decides to share his collection with others.
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse
If you can avoid getting to the end of this book, you can avoid bedtime, simple as that. But each time you blink, you have to turn a page. Those are just the rules. So whatever you do, don't blink!
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
In this dual celebration of blue's myriad shades and of the bond between children and their pets, enjoy scenes of a boy and puppy snuggling on a cherished blanket, splashing in ocean waves and sharing a wintry walk.
Harriet loves costumes and wears them everywhere. While out shopping for party hats in her special penguin errand-running costume, she is carried away by a flock of real penguins! Can she make her way back to her dads in time for her super-special dress-up birthday party?
One morning, something truly awful happens and there's only one woman fierce enough to save the day. Can Teddy's mom reunite him with his favorite toy?
Errol's best friend and teddy, Thomas, is sad because he wishes he was a girl, not a boy, teddy, but what only matters to both of them is that they are friends.
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See how baby animals get around in this awww-inducing book.
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A hilarious, yet fact-filled, picture book about the formation and history of the Earth-- uniquely told from the perspective of Earth herself!
I work in Youth Services and I love assisting kids of all ages, those who enjoy reading and those who need a little prodding. When I’m not at the library, you can find me hiking, playing guitar or watching movies.