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I Just Like You

Suzanne Bloom · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the author-illustrator of the award-winning Goose and Bear series comes an endearing picture book about friendship and tolerance for children ages 3-7. A sweet group of young animals shows readers that even though others might look, talk, or walk differently, we can like each other...
Papa Bear's Page Fright

Wade Bradford · Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This is the story of a little girl named Goldilocks. Well, that's what it's supposed to be, but there's a problem. When Papa Bear discovers he's inside of a book and there are readers out there looking at him, he gets very nervous and forgets his lines. Poor Papa Bear . . . he has Page...
The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings

RICHARD BYRNE · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The chalks are drawing flowers on the chalkboard, but someone keeps stealing their artwork! Who could the thief be? Fortunately, Sergeant Blue is on the case and determined to solve the crime. It's a fun and funny read-aloud mystery with a colorful cast of characters, from This book...
Crafty Science: More than 20 Sensational STEAM Projects to Create at Home

Jane Bull · DK Children
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Little crafters will become little scientists as they explore, experiment, make, and create their way through every STEAM project.This hands-on crafty science book introduces inquisitive children to the wonders of science through craft projects with everyday objects. Award winning author...
Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows

Ryan Calejo · Aladdin
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Lightning Thief meets the Story Thieves series in this middle grade fantasy inspired by Hispanic folklore, legends, and myths from the Iberian Peninsula and Central and South America.Charlie Hernández has always been proud of his Latin American heritage. He loves the culture, the art,...
Lucy Fell Down the Mountain

Kevin Cornell · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Lucy is having a terrible day. She's falling down a mountain. As she passes various characters -- a mountain man, a bungeeing duck, and a pile of shuffling bears -- she tries to ask for help. But everyone misinterprets her requests. As Lucy gains velocity, the story grows in silliness....
The Elephant

JENNI DESMOND · Enchanted Lion Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

In this, Jenni Desmond's third nonfiction children's book about one of the large, endangered animals of Earth, we join a young boy as he learns about The Elephant. From Africa to Asia, the elephant makes its home. Light on their feet, despite their great weight, these magnificent...
LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book

DK. · DK Children
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Find a galaxy full of LEGO® Star Wars(TM) ideas to build--from activities and art, games and challenges, to practical makes and your very own inventions!This book features 200 imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO projects that take just a few minutes and a handful of bricks,...
Captain's Log: Snowbound

Erin Dionne · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A perfect choice for kids (and parents!) trapped inside on a snow day.When his Ernest Shackleton report is ironically quashed because of a snowstorm, a school cancellation-celebrating elementary schooler chronicles his adventures at home with hilarious log entries and read-aloud-friendly...
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

Kirsten Gillibrand
Format: Hardcover

From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for womens right to vote. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was inspired by her own great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother to be bold and brave - to stand up and fight for what she believes...
Visionary Women Around the World

VASHTI HARRISON · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.Featuring the true stories of 40 women creators, ranging from writers...
Rox's Secret Code

Mara Lecocq · POW!
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A coding adventure about a brilliant inventor and her runaway robot, Rox's Secret Code aims to inspire the next generation of female leaders in STEM! Rox is happy to spend the whole day on her laptop inventing awesome robots, but her dad wants her to clean up! When the Chorebot she designs...
Don't Touch My Hair!

Sharee Miller · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair. It seems that wherever Aria goes, someone wants to touch her hair. In the street, strangers reach for her fluffy curls;...
Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover

MARKUS MOTUM · Candlewick
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

Full of eye-catching retro illustrations, a look at NASA's beloved Mars rover is sure to fascinate budding space explorers - and set inquisitive minds soaring.Maybe you remember when a little robotic spacecraft landed on a far-off planet. On August 6, 2012, the rover Curiosity touched...

SARAH WEEKS · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

All her life, Aurora has heard stories about Heidi and all the good luck she brought Aurora's family. Aurora, though, doesn't feel very lucky. The kids at school think she's weird. And she's starting to think her mom thinks she's weird, too. Especially compared to Heidi.On...