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Good Rosie!

KATE DICAMILLO · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Beloved storyteller Kate DiCamillo and cartoonist Harry Bliss introduce some delightfully doggy dogs in a warm, funny tale of a timid pup who needs a friend.Rosie is a good dog and a faithful companion to her owner, George. She likes taking walks with George and looking at the clouds together,...
 
 
A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Philip Christian Stead · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The Best Sick Day Ever and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut. Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with...
 
 
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

Patty Lovell

Be yourself like Molly Lou Melon no matter what a bully may do.Molly Lou Melon is short and clumsy, has buck teeth, and has a voice that sounds like a bullfrog being squeezed by a boa constrictor. She doesn't mind. Her grandmother has always told her to walk proud, smile big, and sing loud,...
 
 
The Invisible Boy

Trudy Ludwig · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party . . . until, that is, a new kid comes to class.When Justin, the new boy, arrives, Brian is the first to make him feel welcome. And when Brian and Justin team up to work...
 
 
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled

Lynne Rae Perkins · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Lynne Rae Perkins introduces a boy (Frank) and a dog (Lucky) in this celebratory, wry, and happily unconventional introduction to the subjects children encounter in school. This beautifully illustrated, humorous, and insightful picture book...
 
 
The Day You Begin

Jacqueline Woodson · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's LiteratureNational Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect,...
 
 
Bear Says Thanks

Karma Wilson · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends!Bear has come up with the perfect way to say thanks - a nice big dinner! When Bear decides to throw a feast, his friends show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There's...
 
 
Spot, the Cat

Henry Cole · Little Simon
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Simple and stunning images tell the story of a cat named Spot as he weaves his way in and out of a city in this wordless picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Henry Cole.Through this gorgeous visual narrative, Henry Cole shows us a day in the life of a cat named Spot. Spot...
 
 
Betty's Burgled Bakery: An Alliteration Adventure

Travis Nichols · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

When the Gumshoe Zoo's alarm alerts them, they learn Betty's Bakery has been burgled! But how? Something isn't quite right - and it's up to these determined detectives to figure out what! Alliteration abounds in this comic book caper featuring the Gumshoe Zoo, a detective agency facing...
 
 
The Big Bed

Bunmi Laditan · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the Honest Toddler blog, The Big Bed is a humorous picture book about a girl who doesn't want to sleep in her little bed, so she presents her dad with his own bed -- a camping cot! -- in order to move herself into her parents' big bed in his place. A twist on the classic...
 
 
Meow!

VICTORIA YING · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"Ying's expressive, anthropomorphic feline family is utterly endearing, and small humans will easily recognize themselves. A charmer." - KirkusMeow? Meow? MEOW!Meow! is a charming, mostly wordless picture book about a feisty young kitten who gets frustrated when her family is too busy...
 
 
How to Babysit a Grandpa

Jean Reagan · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestselling picture book--from the creators of the hilarious HOW TO... series--about a child spending time with his grandpa. Written in a how-to style, the narrator gives important tips for "babysitting" a grandpa, including what to eat for snack (anything dipped...
 
 
Baabwaa and Wooliam: A Tale of Literacy, Dental Hygiene, and Friendship

DAVID ELLIOTT · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A hilarious and satisfying tale of literacy, dental hygiene, and friendship from David Elliott and Melissa Sweet that is sure to have readers in stitches from start to finish.Baabwaa is a sheep who loves to knit. Wooliam is a sheep who loves to read. It sounds a bit boring, but they like...
 
 
After the Fall

DAN SANTAT · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after?...
 
 
The Lion's Share

Matthew McElligott · Walker
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Ant receives a special invitation to dine with Lion, she is ready to be on her best behavior. During dessert, the other guests do not mind their manners, each one taking half of the remaining cake as it is passed around. By the time it reaches Ant, barely a crumb is left for her to share...