New Children's Picture Books

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Spaghetti in a hot dog bun - having the courage to be who you are by Dismondy, Maria.

Spaghetti in a hot dog bun - having the courage to be who you are

Even though she is teased by a boy at school for being different, Lucy has the courage to be herself and comes to the boy's aid when he is in need of help.

Apr 23, 2014
Splat! - starring the vole brothers by Schwartz, Roslyn, 1951-

Splat! - starring the vole brothers

The vole brothers encounter trouble when a passing pigeon drops a splat on them.

Apr 20, 2014
Spot bakes a cake by Hill, Eric, 1927-

Spot bakes a cake

Spot and his mother bake a cake for his father's birthday.

Apr 23, 2014
Sprout helps out by Winstead, Rosie, author, illustrator.

Sprout helps out

"Sprout loves to help her mom clean up around the house and take care of her baby sister, but she sometimes makes a bigger mess than she started with. Fortunately, Sprout has the best intentions and is so sweet that even Mama doesn't mind"--

Apr 20, 2014
Starring me and you by Côté, Geneviève, author, illustrator.

Starring me and you

"While preparing to put on a play, two very different friends explore how they each express emotions in their own special way... and discover that despite a misunderstanding the show can still go on!"-- From publisher's description.

Apr 23, 2014
Stella's Starliner by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Stella's Starliner

Stella is unnerved by a bullying group of weasels who say mean things about her humble home until her mother offers words of comfort and her father drives the trailer to a new location where kind friends are found.

Apr 23, 2014
Tap tap boom boom by Bluemle, Elizabeth, author.

Tap tap boom boom

"It's a mad dash for shelter as rain sweeps into an urban neighborhood. Where to go? The subway! It's the perfect place to wait out the wind and weather. Strangers share smiles and umbrellas and take delight in the experience of a city thunderstorm."-- Dust jacket.

Apr 23, 2014
The adventures of Beekle - the unimaginary friend by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator.

The adventures of Beekle - the unimaginary friend

An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.

Apr 23, 2014
The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger by Ering, Timothy Basil.

The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

Hamilton Squidlegger is fearless! Well, almost. During the day he can best all the frackensnappers, skelecragons, and bracklesneeds in the swamp, but at night he quakes in terror. Will his father be able to help Hamilton remain fearless in his own mud all night?

Apr 23, 2014
The big book of slumber by Zoboli, Giovanna.

The big book of slumber

"All creatures of the world find time to rest. In this lullaby book, countless cozy animals settle down in their beds"--

Apr 23, 2014
The construction crew by Meltzer, Lynn.

The construction crew

A construction crew tears down an old building and builds a new house in its place.

Apr 23, 2014
The construction crew by Meltzer, Lynn.

The construction crew

A construction crew tears down an old building and builds a new house in its place.

Apr 18, 2014
The geese march in step by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The geese march in step

"Zita just can't seem to march to the same beat as the rest of the geese, but before long, she realizes, as do the other barnyard animals, that her own special rhythm is just right"--

Apr 23, 2014
The Girl and the Bicycle by Pett, Mark/ Pett, Mark (ILT)

The Girl and the Bicycle

Apr 23, 2014
The girl who never made mistakes by Pett, Mark.

The girl who never made mistakes

Beatrice is so well-known for never making a mistake that she is greeted each morning by fans and reporters, but a near-error on the day of the school talent show could change everything.

Apr 23, 2014
The Good-Pie Party by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton.

The Good-Pie Party

Posy Peyton and her friends are very sad that she will be moving away, but when they try to cheer themselves up by baking a pie, they realize that Posy's leaving does not have to mean saying goodbye.

Apr 23, 2014
The great day by Gomi, Tarō, author, illustrator.

The great day

In simple text this book follows the daily activities of a young boy who is always the first in every activity--waking up, eating breakfast, playing, and getting ready for bed.

Apr 23, 2014
The Grudge Keeper by Rockliff, Mara.

The Grudge Keeper

"No one in the town of Bonnyripple ever kept a grudge, except old Cornelius, the Grudge Keeper. When Cornelius is nearly buried under all of the grudges, the townspeople must put their differences aside to save him"--

Apr 23, 2014
The hug by Grossman, David, author.

The hug

"In The Hug, internationally renowned author David Grossman tells the moving story of the moment when Ben realizes that no two living creatures are alike--not his mother and father, their beautiful dog Miracle or the ants who march side by side at his feet and appear identical--and the loneliness he feels knowing that there is no one else quite like him in the whole world. But just as he is feeling the most alone he has ever felt, he is soothed by his mother's loving hug" --

Apr 23, 2014
The line by Bossio, Paula, illustrator.

The line

A little girl stumbles onto a line ... and endless possibilities for fun! With a twist and a shake of the line, it becomes a slide, a giant bubble or even a jungle vine. But what -- or who -- could be at the other end?

Apr 23, 2014