New Children's Picture Books

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Firebird by Copeland, Misty.


American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

Jul 22, 2014
First Day at Zoo School by Dillard, Sarah/ Dillard, Sarah (ILT)

First Day at Zoo School

Jul 22, 2014
Flood by Villa, Alvaro F.


A beautiful wordless picture book about the effects of a flood on a family and their home.

Jul 22, 2014
Forget Me Not by Van Laan, Nancy/ Graegin, Stephanie (ILT)

Forget Me Not

Jul 22, 2014
Fred's beds by Samuels, Barbara.

Fred's beds

Zelda's beagle, Fred, has many napping places, which he makes great use of before, during, and after her birthday party.

Jul 22, 2014
Give and Take by Raschka, Christopher

Give and Take

Jul 22, 2014
Hello, Moon! by Simon, Francesca, author.

Hello, Moon!

At bedtime, a little boy asks the moon if it likes some of his favorite activities.

Jul 22, 2014
Here comes Darrell by Schubert, Leda.

Here comes Darrell

Throughout the seasons in northern Vermont, Darrell helps his neighbors with snowplowing, supplying wood, and excavation work, never finding time to fix his own barn roof, but when a windstorm passes through town, he finds his kindness to his neighbors returned.

Jul 17, 2014
Hooray for hat! by Won, Brian.

Hooray for hat!

Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own.

Jul 22, 2014
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories by Seuss, Dr.

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories

"A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines in the 1950s. Includes an introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen"--

Jul 22, 2014
Hug Machine by Campbell, Scott/ Campbell, Scott (ILT)

Hug Machine

Jul 22, 2014
I stink! by McMullan, Kate.

I stink!

A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.

Jul 22, 2014
I'm Brave! by McMullan, Kate/ McMullan, Jim (ILT)

I'm Brave!

Jul 22, 2014
If Kids Ran the World by Dillon, Leo/ Dillon, Diane

If Kids Ran the World

Jul 22, 2014
It's okay to make mistakes by Parr, Todd, author, illustrator.

It's okay to make mistakes

Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there were mistakes along the way.

Jul 22, 2014
Jack by dePaola, Tomie/ dePaola, Tomie (ILT)


Jul 22, 2014
Just like my Papa by Buzzeo, Toni.

Just like my Papa

A lion cub wants to emulate his father, the king of the pride.

Jul 22, 2014
Just my lost treasure by Mayer, Mercer, 1943-

Just my lost treasure

"Little Critter is searching for a missing sock all over the house, the yard, and the neighborhood. But even he is surprised by all the lost treasures he finds during his hunt!"--From publisher's web site.

Jul 22, 2014
Ladybug Girl and the dress-up dilemma by Soman, David.

Ladybug Girl and the dress-up dilemma

"It is Halloween and Lulu doesn't know if she should dress as Ladybug Girl or find a different costume for the special day"--

Jul 22, 2014
Let's visit Athens! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Athens!

Follows two Chihuahuas, Bella and Harry, as they tour Athens, Greece with their human family.

Jul 22, 2014