New Children's Picture Books

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Push! dig! scoop! - a construction counting rhyme by Greene, Rhonda Gowler. Push! dig! scoop! - a construction counting rhyme

In this variation on the the classic song "Over in the Meadow," mother and father trucks show their youngsters how to build down at the construction site, from "mama bulldozer with her little dozer one" to "mama steamroller with her little rollers ten."

Oct 23, 2016
Race car dreams by Chriscoe, Sharon, 1973- author. Race car dreams

After a day at the track, zipping and zooming, a race car is tired and ready for bed. He washes his rims, fills his tummy with oil, and chooses a book that is all about speed. All toasty and warm he drifts off to sleep, he shifts into gear . . . and dreams of the race.

Oct 17, 2016
Railroad John and the Red Rock run by Crunk, Tony. Railroad John and the Red Rock run

Lonesome Bob and Granny Apple Fritter have to get to Red Rock by two o'clock or Lonesome will miss his wedding, but Railroad John has never been late so nothing will keep him from pulling the train in by 1:59.

Oct 20, 2016
Real cowboys by Hoefler, Kate, author. Real cowboys

Real cowboys are gentle, patient, and creative as they move hundreds of cattle, make camp, and dream under the stars.

Oct 18, 2016
Real sisters pretend by Lambert, Megan Dowd, author. Real sisters pretend

"As they play, Mia and Tayja confirm that there's one thing they don't have to pretend: They know in their hearts that they're real sisters, even though others don't always recognize this since they're adopted and don't look alike. Safe in the knowledge that adoption has made them "forever family," the sisters end their make-believe journey with a joyful homecoming to a real home with their two moms."--Jacket flap.

Oct 17, 2016
Rescue squad no. 9 by Austin, Mike, 1963- author, illustrator. Rescue squad no. 9

"A rescue squad saves a girl and her dog from their crashed sailboat during a storm"--

Oct 20, 2016
Rudas - Nino's horrendous hermanitas by Morales, Yuyi, author. Rudas - Nino's horrendous hermanitas

"Nin~o's little sisters get in on the wrestling action"--

Oct 18, 2016
Samson in the snow by Stead, Philip Christian, author, illustrator. Samson in the snow

When friendly giant mammoth Samson falls asleep and wakes up in the middle of a blizzard, he finds and shelters a little red bird and a flower-loving mouse, beginning new friendships for all.

Oct 20, 2016
Shy by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator. Shy

"Shy loves birds, but he's only ever read about them in books. When a real bird finally comes along, he's dying to meet her, but he's too afraid to get leave the gutter of the book. Can he put aside his fears, step out onto the page, and get to know her?"--

Oct 20, 2016
Sky High Sukkah by Packer, Rachel Sky High Sukkah

Oct 20, 2016
Sleep tight farm - a farm prepares for winter by Doyle, Eugenie, 1952- author. Sleep tight farm - a farm prepares for winter

It is December, and there are many things for the family to do around the farm to get it ready for winter.

Oct 21, 2016
Snoopy for president! by Testa, Maggie, adaptor. Snoopy for president!

"Linus and Pigpen are running against each other for class president. But when they each take a campaign photo with Snoopy to make themselves look cool, Snoopy decides maybe he's cool enough to run for president on his own!"--Page [4] of cover.

Oct 17, 2016
Stowaway in a sleigh by Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator. Stowaway in a sleigh

Late one night, Slipper the cat awakens to find a furry-booted man in her home and, like any curious cat would, climbs into his big red sack.

Oct 18, 2016
Teacup by Young, Rebecca, 1980- author. Teacup

"A boy travels across the sea in a rowboat in search of a new home, making a journey that is long and difficult--but also filled with beauty and hope"--

Oct 17, 2016
Tek - [the modern cave boy] by McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author. Tek - [the modern cave boy]

Caveboy Tek is obsessed with his electronic devices and ignores the world around him, until his family and friends hatch a plan to get him to unplug.

Oct 18, 2016
The bear who wasn't there by Pham, LeUyen, author illustrator. The bear who wasn't there

A picture book inviting readers to join the hilarious search for a missing bear.

Oct 23, 2016
The Bill the Cat story - a bloom county epic by Breathed, Berke, author, illustrator. The Bill the Cat story - a bloom county epic

Thanks to the galactic pie-rats, thinking Earth would be a good spot for a potty break, Bill the Cat finds a place to belong.

Oct 18, 2016
The bossier baby by Frazee, Marla, author. The bossier baby

"Boss Baby used to be in charge of his family, but that was before he got an even bossier baby sister"--

Oct 23, 2016
The Christmas boot by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author. The Christmas boot

Hannah Greyweather's life is changed when she finds a magic wish-granting boot in the forest outside her home.

Oct 18, 2016
The darkest dark by Hadfield, Chris, 1959- author. The darkest dark

"Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield"--

Oct 22, 2016