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Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War

Todd Brewster · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant, authoritative, and riveting account of the most critical six months in Abraham Lincolns presidency, when he penned the Emancipation Proclamation and changed the course of the Civil War. On July 12, 1862, Abraham Lincoln spoke for the first time of his intention to free the slaves....
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Safe in a Storm

Stephen R Swinburne · Cartwheel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"When the clouds grow darker and the rain pelts and stings,I'm here, my little duck. Keep warm beside my wings."In this comforting read-aloud story, all the animals find cozy places to keep them safe and warm, no matter how loud the storm rumbles or how dark the night gets. Next...
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My Big Animal Book

Roger Priddy · Priddy Books; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

This is the perfect book for kids who love animals. On the big, sturdy board pages, they'll discover bright, bold photographs of all different kinds of animals, from pets to farm animals to birds. Each has their name written underneath, so that children can learn what they're called,...
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Peppa Pig and the Lost Christmas List

Candlewick Press · Candlewick Entertainment; Rep Mti edition
Format: Book

Welcome the U.K.'s muddy-puddle-jumping sensation! The beloved, award-winning Peppa Pig hops from screen to page in her first book with Candlewick.It's almost Christmas, and Peppa Pig and her little brother, George, are mailing their letters to Santa. All of Peppa's friends...
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Stay: A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List

Kate Klise · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Eli the dog has been with Astrid since her parents brought her home from the hospital as a baby. Now Astrid is getting older, and so is Eli. Before he slows down too much, Astrid wants to make fun memories with him. So she makes a bucket list for Eli, which includes experiences such as eating...
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Numbers

Judith Nouvian · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Numbers are everywhere in nature. From one tiny red-eyed frog to ten sweet and scruffy dogs, children will practice counting to ten all while finding out some fun facts about animals in our natural world. Vibrant photography and simple, fun read-aloud text make this board book a perfect...
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The Grumpy Owl

Beatrix Potter · Warne
Format: Book

Bringing the wit, humor and magic of Beatrix Potters original world to a whole new generation of children, the Peter Rabbit TV tie-in program follows brave, mischievous Peter and his two friends--loyal and comical Benjamin and the brand new character, inquisitive and independent Lilly--as...
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Worst in Show

William Bee · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

William Bees clever tale of celebrating every kind of winner—warts optional—is brought to vibrant life by Kate Hindleys hilarious illustrations.Its time for the Best Monster in the World Competition, and Albert cant wait to enter his very own monster, Sidney, in the contest! Albert...
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Naptime with Theo and Beau

Jessica Shyba · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

It all started when a loving mother posted a few pictures of her son, Beau, and their new puppy, Theo, napping together on her popular blog Momma's Gone City. But these pictures were so "unbearably adorable" (The Daily Mail) and "utterly charming" (The Huffington...
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The Orchestra Pit

Johanna Wright · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When a slightly befuddled but surprisingly endearing snake wanders into the wrong pit--the orchestra pit--peculiar things start to happen. A well-meaning snake interacts with the orchestral instruments, scares the musicians and conductor, and causes general chaos in this sweet and funny...
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Look and Be Grateful

Tomie dePaola · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this meditative and joyful book, a young boy awakens with the dawn, opens his eyes and looks closely at his world. He admires all that surrounds him, large and small, from the radiant sun to a tiny, but exquisite, lady bug. "Today is today, and it is a gift," writes Tomie dePaola....
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Land Shark

Beth Ferry · Chronicle Books
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

The only thing Bobby wants for his birthday is a pet shark. So you can imagine his disappointment when his parents get him...a puppy. Everyone knows shark lovers can never become dog lovers. Or can they? Full of humor and heart, this book explores the idea that sometimes, getting exactly...
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Secrets I Know

Kallie George · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Liz Garton Scanlon's All the World and Amy Krouse Rosenthal's I Wish You More, this charming, whimsical story about one imaginative little girl's magical world is sure to enchant readers young and old. Follow the girl throughout a day spent in her own backyard,...
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The Christmas Baby

Marion Dane Bauer · Little Simon
Pages: 34
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful retelling of the Nativity story that celebrates the timeless joy of Christmas and of welcoming a new baby into the world is now available as a Classic Board Book!Have you heard? A baby is coming! Our baby is here? When Mary and Joseph's child was born, the good tidings...
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Bears in the snow.

Shirley Parenteau · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Shrieks of joy ensue when Big Brown Bear devises a clever sled that can carry four bears in this quintessential winter adventure.Here's a bright red sledOn a snowy day.Where are the bearsTo come out and play?The little bears are ready to play in the snow. But - oh, no! Their sled is too small!...
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