December 14, 2021
When two curious kids embark on a "wonder walk," they let their imaginations soar as they look at the world in a whole new light.
When his busy father prompts him to get ready for an exciting family cookout, an exuberant young Pablo decides he would rather not wear his pants and would have more fun finding other ways to use them.
A tour of the busy work that takes place at post offices is depicted through the journey of a lost package that receives a little help reaching its destination, proving distance cannot keep loved ones apart.
Tired of being treated like a child, a young girl sets out to prove herself capable to her multi-generational Indian-American family, but an ill-fated attempt at putting on a sari has an unexpected outcome.
As Neela and her mother cook together, they find a way for Neela's grandmother, who lives in India, to share in both the love and the flavors of the day.
A fox traverses a forest in winter and comes across other inhabitants there.
Curtis Manley and Lucy Ruth Cummins
Roberta rescues tiny creatures, which, a lot of the time, earns her funny looks from kids in school. But when a swarm of baby spiders finds its way into the classroom, Roberta will save the day and show everybody that tiny creatures aren't so scary after all.
A self-assured cat, who acknowledges his important role in helping his human boy during reading time, diligently curls up while the boy reads books that become gradually smaller and quieter over time, confusing the cat about why things are changing.
Struggling with indecision over everything, from what ice cream flavor he wants to which pair of underwear to wear, young Charlie resolves to pick the best dog for his birthday present, before an unlikely companion chooses him instead.
Join an exuberant, boundary-pushing pup and her exasperated boy in this reassuring story about unconditional love and the challenges of trying to always be on your best behavior.
This tasty tale proves anyone, even hungry alligators, can have a change of heart and learn to be a good friend.
As families cook dumplings in their homes for a neighborhood potluck, adding dumplings to plates one by one, readers are encouraged to count along.
When little narwhal sets off on an adventure, he strays too far away to return home on his own. Scared and alone, he finds a pod of belugas and, although they don’t speak his language or eat the same foods, when they begin to play-- little narwhal knows just what to do!
Bear is a new friend, a fellow mischief-maker, a protector and a dreamer. Through all the many ups and downs of a little girl's childhood, Bear is there to provide love and support. Until it is time to say goodbye, and hello again.
This tribute to the people who construct our world depicts laborers who use their skills and hard work to build homes, farms, amusement parks and other structures.
J 582.13 IGN
Budding backyard scientists can start exploring their world with this stunning introduction to these flowery show-stoppers-- from seeds to roots to blooms. Learning how flowers grow gives kids beautiful building blocks of science and inquiry.
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.