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A Hundred Thousand Welcomes by
Call Number: E DONOVAN
Publication Date: 2021-10-12
Welcome, come in! You are invited to travel to homes around the world in this beautifully illustrated picture book about hospitality and acceptance, which features the word "welcome" from more than fourteen languages. Fans of Here We Are and The Wonderful Things You Will Be will enjoy this timeless story about family, friendship, empathy, and welcoming others. Welcome, friend. Welcome. There are almost as many ways of making someone feel welcome as there are people on our planet. To welcome another is to give that person and yourself a chance at a new connection, a new friendship, and maybe even new eyes through which to view the world. Journey around the globe as A Hundred Thousand Welcomes introduces the word for "welcome" in fourteen languages to illuminate a universal message of hope and acceptance. Mary Lee Donovan's spare text is brought to life by Lian Cho's boisterous, richly detailed illustrations. Includes a pronunciation guide, a note from the artist, a note from the author, and information about the languages featured in the book.
Driving School (Elbow Grease) by
Call Number: RDR CENA
Publication Date: 2021-06-29
In this fresh take on "back to school," the little blue monster truck who never gives up learns the rules of the road! This is the latest installment in the fun-filled Elbow Grease franchise from superstar entertainer and New York Times bestselling author John Cena. Elbow Grease and his monster-truck brothers love to race--but even the fastest racers have to slow down once in a while. This time, the trucks learn the value of being safe and following the rules. Young readers will love seeing Elbow Grease go to driving school in this Step 1 reader based on John Cena's picture book series! Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired picture clues help children intuit the story.
Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by
Call Number: E HO
Publication Date: 2021
A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future. Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self love and empowerment.
I Am Brave! by
Publication Date: 2022-01-04
Princess Truly is not afraid of anything, in these rhyming stories perfect for early readers! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow! Princess Truly knows how to be brave! She is going on a camping trip with her little brother Ty and her trusty dog, Sir Noodles. Nothing can scare Princess Truly: She is not afraid of the dark cave, the bugs and spiders, or even when something goes "bump" in the middle of the night. But when Princess Truly gets the hiccups, will Ty be able to find a way to scare his fearless big sister? These funny and empowering short stories promote believing in yourself, building confidence, and having a positive self-image, and foster imagination and curiosity. With full-color artwork and easy-to-read rhyming text throughout, this series is perfect for new readers!
I Am Loved by
Publication Date: 2021-05-04
Pakak is in a new foster home, with new people, new food, and new smells. Feeling alone and uncertain, Pakak finds comfort in a secret shared with him by his anaanattiaq, his grandmother, and in the knowledge that he is loved no matter how far away his family may be.Written as a gift for Inuit children in care by foster parents Kevin and Mary Qamaniq-Mason, this book is lovingly imbued with cultural familiarities that will resonate with children who, like Pakak, are navigating the unknown.
H Is for Home by
Call Number: J 392.36 KENNEY
Publication Date: 2020-11-03
Homes can be square or round or even stand on stilts. But no matter what a home looks like, home is where you are loved. The characters of Sesame Street take readers around the world to learn more about how kids live across the globe.
Join the Team! (Space Jam: a New Legacy) by
Call Number: RDR HUNTLEY
Publication Date: 2021-06-01
An all-new Step 2 Step into Reading reader based on Space Jam: A New Legacy, starring LeBron James and the Looney Tunes! Basketball superstar LeBron James teams up with Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes for Space Jam: A New Legacy, the long-awaited reimagining of the original, beloved film. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader, which includes over 30 stickers. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
Monster Boogie by
Call Number: E BERKNER
Publication Date: 2018-07-24
Laurie Berkner, "the queen of children's music" (People), pairs the lyrics of her infectious hit song with Ben Clanton's whimsical illustrations in this groovy and adorable picture book--a must-have for fans of Laurie, dancing, and all things monstrous! I'm the biggest monster that you've ever seen! My eyes are purple and my teeth are green. I'm big and I'm scary, you know what I mean? And this is what I like to do... Boogie away those bedtime fears and embrace your inner monster with Monster Boogie, based on Laurie Berkner's irresistibly fun song and featuring lively, playful artwork by Ben Clanton! I do the monster boogie. So can you! Rraaaahhh!
Sleeping Beauty and the Good Fairies
Call Number: cloudLibrary eBook
Publication Date: 1958
This classic Disney Little Golden Book from 1958--starring Flora, Fauna, Merryweather, and Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty--is back in print! This classic Little Golden Book, originally published in 1958, features the stars of Disney's Sleeping Beauty. The three good fairies, Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather, are excited that Princess Aurora is coming for a visit. They want everything to be just right, but they can't find their magic wands! This full-color classic is back to delight a new generation of children ages 2 to 5--as well as collectors of all ages!