Discover all the wonderful ways grandfathers show grandchildren their love in this heartwarming companion to When a Dad Says "I Love You."Everyone knows grandpas are best at spoiling their grandkids, but it's just because they love them so much! Whether by attending a tea party or getting an extra scoop of ice cream, there is nothing grandpas won't do to say "I love you!" From bestselling author Douglas Wood and illustrator Jennifer A. Bell, a clever and cozy tribute to the special bond between grandfather and grandchild.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Nate the Great and the Wandering Word
By (ilt), Marjorie Weinman/ Sharmat Andrew/ Wheeler Jody Sharmat
Join the world's greatest detective, Nate the Great, as he solves the mystery of the missing word! Perfect for beginning readers and the Common Core, this long-running chapter book series will encourage children to problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!WHAT DOES A STRANGE, LONG, MADE-UP WORD SOUND LIKE?Esmeralda came up with the perfect name for Rosamond's pet concert. But she lost the pink paper where she wrote the word--and she can't remember what it is. Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, take on the unusual case, and they are soon braving pink papers and barking, oinking, and talking pets. Will Nate and Sludge find the word in time for the show to go on?Visit Nate the Great and Sludge!NatetheGreatBooks.comPraise for the Nate the Great Series:"Kids will like Nate the Great.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Billy and Goat at the State Fair
By Yaccarino, Dan
Two best friends visit the state fair in this tale of courage and corn dogs! Billy and Goat are best friends, but they have different styles. Billy likes to smell the roses - Goat likes to eat them! So it's no surprise that they have different ideas of how to enjoy the state fair. For Billy, the crowds and the noise are pretty intimidating. He's happy to wait in the livestock pens until the best-goat contest begins. But Goat's not one to sit when he could run. Faster than you can say butter sculpture, Goat's out of the pen and leading Billy on a merry chase past rides, games, contests, and exhibits. When Billy finally catches up to him - on the biggest float of the parade! - he's relieved, but also amazed. The fair is awesome! They may have missed Goat's chance to win best in show, but for Billy it's never been more clear - his best friend is the best goat ever!.
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Lord Garmadon, Evil Dad
By Petranek, Michael
Lord Garmadon may be a lot of things- he's an evil warlord, a four-armed villain, and all-around scary guy. But if there's one thing he's afraid of, it's being a dad! Learn what happens when Garmadon finds out that his biggest enemy, the Green Ninja, is actually his son, Lloyd! With full-color images from the film and one sheet of stickers.The LEGO(R) NINJAGO(R) Movie(TM) hits theaters September 22nd 2017, with an all-star cast featuring Jackie Chan, Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, and more. Not to be missed!
Full of Fall
By Sayre, April Pulley
Discover the magic - and the science - behind fall leaves with this companion to the celebrated Raindrops Roll and Best in Snow.
With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre explores the transformation trees undergo in fall. The book takes readers through the leaves' initial change from green to red, yellow, and orange, the shedding of the leaves, and the leaves crumbling as winter approaches. Extensive back matter explains the science behind this process to the youngest of budding scientists.
Today is a big day! Today, Lena starts kindergarten. She is very excited. But there's just one problem ...
Lena's shoes are nervous.
Lena doesn't want to miss out on her first day of school, but she can't go without her favorite shoes! How can she convince them to be brave?
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf, and Grandma
By Fox, Diane
A comical twist on "Little Red Riding Hood" told by Cat and Dog!Cat starts reading "Little Red Riding Hood" and explains, "It's a story about a little girl who always wears a red cape with a hood."Dog says, "COOL! I love stories about superheroes. What's her special power?"Cat says, "She doesn't have any special powers. It's not that kind of a story."And then the fun ensues!The zany, fun back-and-forth of Dog and Cat celebrates the joy of reading -- and questioning. Young children will cheer Dog's persistent questions as well as Cat's dedication to keep telling the story.
Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads
By Shea, Bob
Drywater Gulch has a toad problem. Not the hop-down-your-britches, croaking-all-night toad kind of problem. The thievin', hootin' and hollerin', steal-your-gold never-say-thank-you outlaw toad kind of problem.Then hope rides into town. Sheriff Ryan might only be seven years old, and he might not know much about shooting and roping. But he knows a lot about dinosaurs. Yes, dinosaurs. And it turns out that knowing a thing or two about paleontology can come in handy when it comes to hoodwinking and rounding up a few no-good bandits. From Bob Shea and Lane Smith comes this hilarious picture book, Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads.
Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
La gata Koko / Koko the Cat
By Mcaneney, Caitie
Koko the cat loves to play with her best friend Kayla, take naps in the sun, and scratch her post. The fun text and illustrations provide perspective into Koko's life while Kayla is away from home and ties into the foundations of pet care that all kids should know. This lighthearted tale is perfect for young readers and children who have not yet begun reading on their own.
By Kinder, Jan De
In this poignant story, a girl finds it funny when her classmate starts blushing on the school playground. Her friends laugh along with her, but one student takes the teasing too far. Torn between her sympathy for her classmate and her fear of the bully, the girl must make a difficult choice.This heartfelt book will inspire readers to find the courage to take a stance against bullying and show compassion towards others.
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! It's Shoe Time!
By Willems, Mo
This lyrical beginning-reader by multi award-winning artist Bryan Collier turns the closet on its heel and redefines what it means to be a pair. Beautifully rendered art paired with rich, rhyming dialog creates a powerful reading experience.
Thomas & Friends Spring 2017 DVD Step into Reading
By House, Random
It's all about mysterious adventures and extraordinary new engines in this Thomas & Friends Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader. Train-loving girls and boys who are ready to read will take a wondrous journey with Thomas and his friends in a story about the power of imagination, based on a TV episode collected in the latest DVD.
Random House Books for Young Readers
Fly Guy's Big Family
By Arnold, Tedd
In the latest installment of Tedd Arnold's New York Times bestselling Fly Guy series, Fly Guy misses his family. So when Fly Guy's not looking, Buzz plans him a surprise party and invites his whole family-including all his brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, and mother and father. When the time comes for the party, will Fly Guy be surprised?
Readers will love reading this fun, zany story about Fly Guy's big family and all the Fly Guy books!
The Right Word
By Bryant, Jen
2015 Caldecott Honor Book
2015 Sibert Medal Winner
2015 Orbis Pictus Honor Book
For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.
Readers of all ages will marvel at Roget's life, depicted through lyrical text and brilliantly detailed illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the joy of learning and the power of words.
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
An ambush of tigers
By Rosenthal, Betsy R
"Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This ... romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for animals through wordplay"--Amazon.com.