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King & Kayla and the case of the lost tooth / written by Dori Hillestad Butler ; illustrated by Nancy Meyers.
cover imageKayla places her tooth in a Tooth Fairy pillow, but it disappears before the Tooth Fairy has a chance to visit--can her dog King help Kayla find the missing tooth?

Molly of Denali : berry itchy day / based on a television episode written by Raye Lankford.
cover imageMolly and her family take a trip to their favorite berry-picking spot, but their fun is cut short by a swarm of pesky bugs.

Molly of Denali : little dog lost / based on a television episode written by Mark Zaslove and Kathy Waugh.
cover imageWhen Anka, Tooey's new sled dog, goes missing, what can Molly and Tooey do to make sure the log dog finds her way home?

Breaking waves : Winslow Homer paints the sea / by Robert Burleigh ; illustrated by Wendell Minor.
cover image"A picture book about painter Winslow Homer's fascination with waves and the ocean"-- Provided by publisher.

Be your own best friend forever! / written and illustrated by Gary Robinson ; featuring Jayla Rose.
cover imageThis confidence-building book for young girls--particularly those from a diverse community or heritage--is inspired by a real girl, Jayla Rose, who lives in central California.

Tag team / by Raúl the Third ; colors by Elaine Bay.
cover imageLuchadore star El Toro teams up with his fighting partner, La Oink Oink, when a post-match mess at the stadium becomes a bit too intimidating to clean up alone.

Out of the blue : how animals evolved from prehistoric seas / Elizabeth Shreeve ; illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon.
cover image"Where did the first animals come from? How and why did they emerge from ocean onto land? Young readers will find answers in this lively and accessible look into the prehistoric past that boils a complex subject down to its lyrical essence." -- Page [4] of cover.

The floating field : how a group of Thai boys built their own soccer field / Scott Riley ; illustrated by Nguyen Quang and Kim Lien.
cover image"On a tiny Thai island without room for a soccer field, a group of resourceful teen boys gathers scraps and works together to build a floating field so they can play the game they love"-- Provided by publisher.

Two grooms on a cake : the story of America's first gay marriage / by Rob Sanders ; illustrations by Robbie Cathro.
cover imageTwo wedding cake toppers tell the love story of the men they represent, Michael McConnell and Jake Baker, and their difficult journey to become the first married gay couple in the United States.

Wilbur Wright meets Lady Liberty / Robert Burleigh ; illustrations by Wendell Minor.
cover image"Two American icons meet in this nonfiction picture book that tells the dramatic true tale of Wilbur Wright's flight circling the Statue of Liberty"-- Provided by publisher.

Fairy tale adventure / Lily Murray ; illustrated by Wesley Robins.
cover imageLook at each page and choose things to add to the story. Packed full of colourful characters from the stories that kids know and love, this fun book will put kids in charge of their very own fairy tale-themed adventure. Imagine if you could have an adventure in a fairy tale world. What if you could have MILLIONS of them? With this story-building book, readers aged 5+ can tell their own fairy tale-inspired adventures, over and over again. Just read the question and choose from the vibrant pictures on the page to create a new story.

All kinds of animal families / Sophy Henn.
cover imageA wonderful celebration of the diversity of family life. Just like us, animal families are all different. From a clownfish mommy and daddy to cheetah daddies who adopt cubs – dip in and discover all kinds of families. But what do they all have in common? Love, of course!

Girls and boys come out to play / illustrated by Tracey Campbell Pearson.
cover image"Mother Goose invites children on a city block to come out and play and when they do, they meet some of her most famous nursery rhyme characters."-- Provided by publisher.

The secret life of bees / [Moira Butterfield ; illustrated by Vivian Minekar].
cover imageDid you know that bees love to dance? Or that they have an amazing sense of smell to help them find the best flowers? In The Secret Life of Bees, Buzzwing shares with you all the details of her life as a bee, in and out of the hive, starting with the day she was born.

Survival mode! / by Nick Eliopulos ; illustrated by Alan Batson.
cover image"Minecraft® is the best-selling video game of all time! And now learning to read has never been more fun for fans of the game ages 4 to 7. They'll get a great introduction to the game's Survival Mode when two players Emmy and Birch--and their tame wolf Byte--set out to explore, build, craft--and survive--in the epic expanse of the Overworld! Over 30 full-color stickers add to the fun. Step 3 readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics for children who are ready to read on their own."-- Provided by publisher.

Fantastic Fiona / New York Times bestselling illustrator Richard Cowdrey and Donald Wu.
cover image"Join Fiona the hippo as she visits her zoo friends, finding out what makes each one special. Is it their speedy running? Their lovely singing? And what makes Fiona so special to all of her friends?"-- Provided by publisher.

Fiona and the rainy day / New York Times bestselling illustrator Richard Cowdrey with Donald Wu.
cover imageIt is raining but Fiona the baby hippo still wants to hang out with her good friends at the zoo, so when Flamingo stops by Hippo Cove for a visit she brings her big umbrella.

Nate the great and the Earth Day robot / by Andrew Sharmat ; illustrated by Olga and Aleksey Ivanov in the style of Marc Simont.
cover image"The Earth Day Fair is days away, but Nate's classroom project--a robot named Mr. Butler--has disappeared. Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, take on the unusual case, and they are soon searching high and low in and around the school. Will Nate find the robot in time for the fair?"-- Provided by publisher.

Ty's travels : beach day! / by Kelly Starling Lyons ; pictures by Nina Mata.
cover image"Ty turns an ordinary day in the sandbox into a fun beach day. He wiggles his toes in the sand, finds seashells, builds a castle, and splashes in the ocean. When his neighbor's beach ball flies into his backyard, Ty learns that a beach day is even better with a friend"-- Provided by publisher

I'm on it! / by [Mo Willems and] Andrea Tsurumi.
cover image"When Frog and Goat turn a simple game into an all-out competition, things get out of hand...until finally, they're over it"-- Provided by publisher.

Splat the Cat and the obstacle course / based on the bestselling books by Rob Scotton ; cover art by Rick Farley ; text by Laura Driscoll ; interior illustrations by Robert Eberz.
cover imageReluctantly allowing his little sister, a ballet dancer, to join him while trying out a friend's obstacle course, Splat the Cat revises his opinions and considers ballet himself when his sister dominates the course with her strength, speed, and balance.

Odd bods : the world's unusual animals / Julie Murphy.
cover image"Long snouts, bright-red lips, pointy heads ... the animal kingdom is full of critters with unique features. Learn about the incredible adaptations that help these creatures - and their odd bods - survive and thrive all around the globe!"-- Provided by publisher.

June Almeida, virus detective! : the woman who discovered the first human coronavirus / Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Elisa Paganelli.
cover image"June Almeida loved learning about science and nature. An excellent student, she was especially interested in biology and won the top science prize at her school. Creative and observant, June noticed details that others often missed. She dreamed of attending university but economic hardships caused her to leave school at age 16. Still, June was determined to pursue her passion for science. She was hired by a local hospital to work in its lab, using a microscope to magnify and examine cells. Her work helped doctors treat patients. June later worked in labs in London and in Toronto. Her skill in using the electron microscope to examine cells and help identify viruses earned her promotion and respect in the science community. When June was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus. Her groundbreaking work continues to help researchers today in the fight against illnesses caused by viruses, including COVID-19." -- Amazon.com.

Thinker : my puppy poet and me / words by Eloise Greenfield ; pictures by Ehsan Abdollahi.
cover imageThinker isn't just an average puppy--he's a poet. So is his owner, Jace. Together they turn the world around them into verse. There's just one problem: Thinker has to keep quiet in public, and he can't go to school with Jace. That is, until Pets' Day. But when Thinker is allowed into the classroom at last, he finds it hard to keep his true identity a secret.

Little bit : the sound of short i / by Peg Ballard and Cynthia Amoroso.
cover imageSimple text about all sorts of activities and repetition of the letter 'i' help readers learn how to use the 'short i' sound.

Reuse this book!
cover imageA paper-over-board interactive picture book with sturdy pages that introduces younger readers to recycling, resources, Earth science, and conservation. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Revitalize. Learn how budding environmentalists can help take care of the Earth with the interactive story Reuse This Book! Can you tap the seeds to help them grow? Tilt the book to water the tree? Trace the path of the bumblebee? Bold collage art made from reused mixed media materials enhances the interactive experience as the reader helps to care for the new life. Learn about the importance of the environment in this introduction to conservation and green living for little hands and inquisitive minds. Printed on responsibly sourced paper, this book is the perfect read-aloud for the classroom or at home!

Classified : the secret career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee aerospace engineer / Traci Sorell ; illustrated by Natasha Donovan.
cover image"Mary Golda Ross designed classified projects for Lockheed Air Corporation as the company's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work"-- Provided by publisher.

A plan for the people : Nelson Mandela's hope for his nation / written by Lindsey McDivitt ; illustrated by Charly Palmer.
cover image"This biography follows Nelson Mandela from his work with the African National Congress, to his imprisonment on Robben Island, to his extraordinary rise to the presidency"-- Provided by publisher.

Ocean soup : a recipe for you, me, and a cleaner sea / by Meeg Pincus ; illustrated by Lucy Semple.
cover image"Our oceans are filled with plastics, but who exactly cooked up this soup? And, more importantly, what is the recipe for getting our oceans clean? This rhyming story pulls no punches about how we ended up in this mess but also offers hope and help for cleaning up ocean soup"-- Provided by publisher.

The two Fridas : memories / written by Frida Kahlo ; illustrations, Gianluca Folí ; translated from the Spanish by Simulingua, Inc.
cover image"Go inside the magical world of Frida Kahlo as she recalls an early childhood memory of her imaginary friend. Without trying to imitate Frida's unmistakable style, Gianluca Fo︡l captures this fragment from her diary through stunning illustrations that provide a colorful backdrop for Frida's powerful voice. In these words, children will be given a window into the mind of this great artist and the great joy and happiness her imaginary friend brought to her during times of struggle. Along with biographical information about Frida Kahlo's childhood and her later work, The Two Fridas is a celebration of Frida Kahlo, her culture, and the magical, joyful, secret-filled friendship she shared and later captured in her painting. Children will be encouraged to explore their own imaginary worlds, open up conversations, and build on their own creativity."--Provided by publisher.

Stand like a cedar / Nicola I. Campbell, Carrielynn Victor.
cover image"Children go for a walk in the woods with their elders and discover the animals of British Columbia, their names in the Nłe7kepmxcín or Halq'emeylem languages, and the teachings they have for us."-- Provided by publisher.

How to build an insect / by Roberta Gibson ; illustrated by Anne Lambelet.
cover image"Visit a whimsical workshop and follow along as we learn How To Build an Insect! Conversational text and playful illustrations introduce readers to insect body parts in this charming picture book."-- Provided by publisher.

Can you see what I see? : on a scary, scary night / by Walter Wick.
cover imageTwelve scary picture puzzles invite children to look and find images hidden in the pictures.

We are still here! : Native American truths everyone should know / Traci Sorell ; illustrated by Frané Lessac.
cover image"A group of Native American kids from different tribes presents twelve historical and contemporary time periods, struggles, and victories to their classmates, each ending with a powerful refrain: we are still here"-- Provided by publisher.

Friends are forever / adapted by Natasha Bouchard ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Art Team.
cover image"Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar's original feature film Luca is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water's surface."--Amazon.

Pinkalicious and the robo-pup / by Victoria Kann.
cover image"Pinkalicious can't wait to show off her robo-pup to her friends! But when she brings robo-pup to the pet contest, her friends only want to look at Alison's adorable new puppy instead. When Alison's puppy gets lost during the Pinkville Pet Contest, can Pinkalicious and robo-pup help?"-- Publisher's website.

Wildflowers / by Liniers.
cover image"Sisters Clemmie, Matilda, and Emma embark on an adventure of the imagination through the jungles of a mysterious island, which reveals the unbreakable bond they share."--Provided by publisher.

Practice makes perfect / based on the stories by Katharine Holabird ; based on the illustrations by Helen Craig ; [illustrations by Mike Deas].
cover image"Angelina and her cousin Henry are paired to dance together at Chipping Cheddar's Summer Festival. At first their dance is a mess, but after a lot of practice and patience, they learn to make their dance perfect (or close enough)!" -- Provided by publisher.

Rocking field day / by Kimberly & James Dean.
cover imageAnticipating an extra-groovy field day, Pete the cat and his friends Callie, Grumpy Toad, and Gus compete for medals in activities ranging from a water-balloon toss to a three-legged race.

A sea monster story / adapted by Natasha Bouchard ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Art Team.
cover image"Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar's original feature film Luca is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water's surface.."--Amazon.

An equal shot : how the law title IX changed America / Helaine Becker ; Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk.
cover image"A nonfiction picture book introduction to the history and importance of Title IX as civil rights legislature"-- Provided by publisher.

Boardwalk babies / written by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by April Chu.
cover imageIn the late 19th century, there wasn't much hope for premature babies-- until Dr. Couney developed the incubator. The device was so new and strange, hospitals rejected it. So Dr. Couney set up a sideshow at Coney Island, taking care of the tiniest newborns as part of a display to convince the public that incubators worked. Thousands of babies grew into healthy children as Boardwalk Babies, including Dr. Couney's own premature daughter. Many of those babies came back as adults to thank the doctor for his miracle cures. Science meets magic show in this fascinating true story.

Sprouting wings : the true story of James Herman Banning, the first African American pilot to fly across the United States / Louisa Jaggar & Shari Becker ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.
cover image"James Herman Banning always dreamed of touching the sky. But how could a farm boy from Oklahoma find a plane? And how would he learn to fly it? None of the other pilots looked like him. In a journey that would span 3,300 miles, take twenty-one days, and inspire a nation, James Herman Banning proved that you can't put barriers on dreams." -- Amazon.com.

Listening to the stars : Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovers pulsars / Jodie Parachini ; illustrated by Alexandra Badiu.
cover image"A biography of astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who helped build a radio telescope that helped her discover pulsars, a new type of star. Some scientists consider it the greatest astronomical discovery of the twentieth century. Despite this achievement, she was overlooked in favor of two male colleagues when the Nobel Prize for physics was awarded. Bell is still working and teaching today, with recognition"-- Provided by publisher.

First friend : how dogs evolved from wolves to become our best friends / written by Kersten Hamilton ; illustrated by Jaime Kim.
cover imageAn exploration of how the wild wolves became dogs, and how we learned to communicate and grow alongside the creatures we love.

Octopuses! / Laurence Pringle ; illustrated by Meryl Henderson.
cover imageAn introduction to the characteristics and habits of the octopus.

If bees disappeared / Lily Williams.
cover imageExplores what would happen if bees became extinct, and how their extinction would effect not just bees' environment, but the world as a whole.

My day in the mountains / Jory Randall.
cover imageA child describes some of the fun things there are to do in the mountains, including hiking, fishing, skiing, and camping. Includes color photographs.

Goodnight, astronaut / by astronaut Scott Kelly ; with Emily Easton ; illustrations by Izzy Burton.
cover image"Scott Kelly was born for adventure. But exploring takes a lot of enery--and sleep is the super fuel to turbocharge dreams. Luckily, sleeping can be exciting if you're drifting off in the right place. Scott has fallen asleep at the bottom of the ocean, in the cockpit of an F-14 fighter jet, in a yurt on Mount Everest, and of course in space! Join Scott on his many adventures, and maybe they'll inspire dreams of your own!" -- Amazon.com.

Butterfly for a king : saving Hawaiʻi's Kamehameha butterflies / Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore ; collages by Susan L. Roth.
cover image"A combined history of the Hawaiian islands and the native Kamehameha butterfly up to and including current-day efforts of Hawaiʻi's Pulelehua Project, a group of professional and citizen scientists working to restore the butterfly's declining habitats and population. An Afterword with additional information, photographs, and source list is included"-- Provided by publisher.

Twenty-one steps : guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier / Jeff Gottesfeld ; illustrated by Matt Tavares.
cover imageA respectful tribute to the sentinel guards who keep vigil at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery combines evocative illustrations with spare text describing how Tomb Guards execute their duties with exacting precision to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Stay healthy with Sesame Street : understanding coronavirus / Mary Lindeen.
cover image"Familiar characters from Sesame Street and a friendly question-and-answer format help make the subjects of Coronavirus, COVID-19, physical distancing, and quarantine accessible to young children"-- Provided by publisher.

Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre / Carole Boston Weatherford ; Floyd Cooper.
cover image"Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"-- Provided by publisher.

If you take away the otter / Susannah Buhruman-Deever ; illustrated by Matthew Trueman.
cover imageOn the Pacific Coast of North America, sea otters play, dive, and hunt for sea urchins, crabs, abalone, and fish in the lush kelp forests beneath the waves. But there was a time when people hunted the otters almost to extinction. Without sea otters to eat them, an army of hungry sea urchins grew and destroyed entire kelp forests. Fish and other animals that depended on the kelp were lost, too. But when people protected the sea otters with new laws, their numbers began to recover, and so did the kelp forests. The author offers an account of a trophic cascade, which happens when the removal of a single element affects an entire habitat.--Amazon.com.

Training day / by Raúl the Third ; colors by Elaine Bay.
cover imageReaders will fall in love with Raúl the Third's unique visual style as Kooky Dooky helps luchador El Toro train for his next wrestling match! Little Lobo introduced readers to his wrestling hero El Toro in Vamos! Let's go to the Market!. Now El Toro is off on his own adventures in this early reader series!

The fight for Kumandra / adapted by Natasha Bouchard ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Art Team.
cover imageIt's up to Raya to find the last dragon and save the world of Kumandra!

Doggo and Pupper / Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Charlie Alder.
cover imageDoggo, an older dog, learns how to welcome and accept a young puppy into the household.

Old enough to save the planet / written by Loll Kirby ; illustrated by Adelina Lirius ; foreword by Kallan Benson.
cover imageMeet kids just like you taking action against climate change. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our planet starts here ... with you.

Jump at the sun : the true life tale of unstoppable storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston / Alicia D. Williams ; illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara.
cover imageZora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey. Now, her mama always told her that if she wanted something, "to jump at de sun", because even though you might not land quite that high, at least you'd get off the ground. So Zora jumped from place to place, from the porch of the general store where she listened to folktales, to Howard University, to Harlem. And everywhere she jumped, she shined sunlight on the tales most people hadn't been bothered to listen to until Zora. The tales no one had written down until Zora. Tales on a whole culture of literature overlooked...until Zora. Until Zora jumped.-- Amazon.com.

There goes Patti McGee! : the story of the first woman's national skateboard champion / words by Tootie Nienow ; pictures by Erika Medina.
cover image"A biography of the first-ever professional female skateboarder and winner of the 1964 National Skateboard Championship for Women."--Provided by publisher.

When Cloud became a cloud / Rob Hodgson.
cover image"Meet Cloud! Follow along as she moves, transforms, precipitates, and more in this charming and humorous portrayal of the water cycle. From drizzle to snow to a thunderstorm party, Cloud's journey is documented through short, engaging chapters that capture the excitement and humor of weather in its many forms."--Provided by publisher.

Divide and ride / by Stuart J. Murphy ; illustrated by George Ulrich.
cover imageTeaches division as a group of friends goes on different carnival rides.

Spaghetti and meatballs for all! : a mathematical story / written by Marilyn Burns ; illustrated by Debbie Tilley.
cover imageMr. and Mrs. Comfort are having a family reunion! While Mr. Comfort starts cooking up his famous spaghetti and meatballs, Mrs. Comfort arranges the tables and chairs so that everyone has a seat. Soon the guests arrive - with their own seating plans! This humorous story will draw children into thinking about area and perimeter.

The hair book / by Graham Tether ; illustrated by Roy McKie.
cover imageAn easy-to-read, rhyming introduction to hair.

A fly went by / by Mike McClintock ; illustrated by Fritz Siebel.
cover imageA sheep with its foot caught in a tin can sets off a chase with a fly in the lead.

I want to be somebody new! / by Robert Lopshire.
cover imageTired of doing tricks in a circus, a large spotted animal decides he wants to be something different such as a mouse, an elephant, or a giraffe.

The Bear detectives : the case of the missing pumpkin / by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
cover imageThe Bear family don their detective gear and try to solve the mystery of the missing prize pumpkin.

Wings on things / Marc Brown.
cover imageText and pictures show and tell what wings are, what they do, and where they are found.

The Berenstain bears on the moon / Stan and Jan Berenstain.
cover imageTwo Berenstain bears and their pup take a rocket ship to the moon.

The Bear Scouts / by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
cover imageWhen the Bear Scouts go camping, Papa Bear goes along because he is sure he knows more than the guide book.

Zip, zoom! / by Kelly Starling Lyons ; pictures by Nina Mata.
cover imageTy cannot wait to ride his new scooter, but when he has a hard time learning and wants to quit, a new friend encourages him to give it another try.

The bike lesson / by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
cover imageFather Bear gives his small son a lesson in road safety and shows him what not to do on a bike. Suggested level: junior.

C is for clown : a circus of "C" words / by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
cover imageDescribes a circus balancing act using only words beginning with the letter "C."

He bear, she bear / by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
cover imageTwo little bears, a brother and sister, speculate on all the things they could grow up to be.

Gus loved his happy home / Jane Thayer ; illustrated by Seymour Fleishman.
cover imageGus the ghost neglects his housecleaning chores while Mr. Frizzle is on vacation and fears that this dereliction of duty will cause him and his animal friends to lose their home with Frizzle.

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