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Monster Needs His Sleep
by Paul Czajak
Monster Needs His Sleep
Illustrated by: Wendy Grieb
Ages 2-6
It’s time for bed, and Monster needs to go to . . . more
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill
by Megan Frazer Blackmore
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill
Ages 9-11
Hazel Kaplansky is a firm believer in the pursuit of . . . more
Fleabrain Loves Franny
by Joanne Rocklin
Fleabrain Loves Franny
Ages 8-12
This gem of a novel takes place in Pittsburgh in . . . more
Bink and Gollie: Best Friends Forever
by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee
Bink and Gollie: Best Friends Forever
Illustrated by: Tony Fucile
Ages 6-8
All righty, then! Celebrate the tall and short of a . . . more
Cupcake Cousins
by Kate Hannigan
Cupcake Cousins
Ages 8-12
Baking a fluffy pink cupcake is awesome, but wearing a . . . more
Starring Arabelle
by Hillary Hall De Baun
Starring Arabelle
Ages 10-14
It’s Arabelle’s freshman year of high school, and she’s determined . . . more
A Boy and A Jaguar
by C.J. Richards
A Boy and A Jaguar
Illustrated by: Catia Chien
Ages 4-8
Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the . . . more
The Dinner that Cooked Itself
by J.C. Hsyu
The Dinner that Cooked Itself
Illustrated by: Kenard Pak
Ages 3-10
Long, long ago, in a small town in ancient China, . . . more
Burton’s Harvest Party
by V.A. Boeholt
Burton’s Harvest Party
Illustrated by: Nathaniel P. Jensen
Ages 5-10
With Grandma Green away judging the State Quilting Contest and . . . more
Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
by Suzanne Slade
Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
Illustrated by: Nicole Tadgell
Ages 6-9
The story of the little-known friendship between two of our . . . more
You Can’t Have Too Many Friends
by Mordicai Gerstein
You Can’t Have Too Many Friends
Illustrated by: Mordicai Gerstein
Ages 3-7
In this adaptation of “Drakestail,” a classic French fairytale, Duck . . . more
Piper Reed, Forever Friend
by Kimberly Willis Holt
Piper Reed, Forever Friend
Illustrated by: Christine Davenier
Ages 8-11
Piper Reed is excited to move to a new state . . . more
Turtle Island
by Kevin Sherry
Turtle Island
Illustrated by: Kevin Sherry
Ages 3-5
Turtle is big. But the ocean is bigger. And Turtle . . . more
Stella Batts: None of Your Beeswax
by Courtney Sheinmel
Stella Batts: None of Your Beeswax
Illustrated by: Jennifer A. Bell
Ages 7 and up
Stella is in third grade, she wants to be a . . . more
The Rescuers
by Margery Sharp
The Rescuers
Illustrated by: Garth Williams
Ages 9-12
Miss Bianca is a white mouse of great beauty and . . . more
Dance Class #8: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
by Béka
Dance Class #8: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Illustrated by: Crip
Ages 7 and up
When the Dance Class decides to adapt “Snow White and . . . more
My Bent Tree
by Kathy Brodsky
My Bent Tree
Illustrated by: Cameron Bennett
Ages 4-6
My Bent Tree is a delightful, heart-warming  story told in rhyme . . . more
A CatFish Tale
by Kathy Brodsky
A CatFish Tale
Illustrated by: Cameron Bennett
Ages 2-8
 A CatFish Tale is a very funny story that focuses . . . more
Llama Llama and the Bully Goat
by Anna Dewdney
Llama Llama and the Bully Goat
Ages 3-5
Llama Llama is learning lots of new things at school . . . more
Something Stinks!
by Gail Hedrick
Something Stinks!
Ages 9-12
A CBC and NSTA Award Winning Book: Dead fish are . . . more
Three Bird Summer
by Sara St. Antoine
Three Bird Summer
Ages 10-up
An introspective boy and an adventurous girl uncover a poignant . . . more
Monster Needs a Costume
by Paul Czajak
Monster Needs a Costume
Illustrated by: Wendy Grieb
Ages 2-6
It’s almost Halloween, and Monster needs to decide what he’s . . . more
Alfred Ollivant’s Bob, Son of Battle: The Last Gray Dog of Kenmuir
by Alfred Ollivant, in a new version by Lydia Davis
Alfred Ollivant’s Bob, Son of Battle: The Last Gray Dog of Kenmuir
Illustrated by: Marguerite Kirmse
Ages 10-14
Bob, Son of Battle, is a sheepdog so canny and . . . more
Where I Belong
by Mary Downing Hahn
Where I Belong
Ages 9-12
No one is kind to sixth-grader Brendan Doyle: his foster . . . more
Mr Tweed’s Good Deeds
by Jim Stoten
Mr Tweed’s Good Deeds
Illustrated by: Jim Stoten
Ages 3-10
Mr. Tweed sets out on his afternoon stroll but soon . . . more
Hug Me
by Simona Ciraolo
Hug Me
Illustrated by: Simona Ciraolo
Ages 3-7
A little cactus named Felipe is desperate to find someone . . . more
Ernest & Rebecca #5: The School of Nonsense
by Guillaume Bianco
Ernest & Rebecca #5: The School of Nonsense
Illustrated by: Antonello Dalena
Ages 5-8
Rebecca’s cold is gone and along with it, Ernest, her . . . more
First Day at Zoo School
by Sarah Dillard
First Day at Zoo School
Illustrated by: Sarah Dillard
Ages 5-7
In the First Day at Zoo School, the vivacious Amanda . . . more
You Are Not My Friend, But I Miss You
by Daniel Kirk
You Are Not My Friend, But I Miss You
Illustrated by: Daniel Kirk
Ages 4-8
When two friends—a sock monkey and a plush toy dog—get . . . more
My Best Friend, Maybe
by Caela Carter
My Best Friend, Maybe
Ages 12 and up
Right before they started high school, Colette’s best friend, Sadie, . . . more
Breaking News: Bear Alert
by David Biedrzycki
Breaking News: Bear Alert
Illustrated by: David Biedrzycki
Ages 4-8
A typical episode of “Our Furry Planet” is interrupted by . . . more
When Elephant Met Giraffe
by Paul Gude
When Elephant Met Giraffe
Illustrated by: Paul Gude
Ages 3-5
From the instant she sees him at the water hole, Elephant . . . more
When No One is Watching
by Eileen Spinelli
When No One is Watching
Illustrated by: David A. Johnson
Ages 4-8
When no one is watching, it’s easy to be brave . . . more
Cheery: The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog
by Elizabeth W. Davidson, Ph.D
Cheery: The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog
Illustrated by: Michael Hagelberg
Ages 5-10
Cheery is a frog – a Chiricahua Leopard Frog, to . . . more
Two Bunny Buddies
by Kathryn O. Galbraith
Two Bunny Buddies
Illustrated by: Joe Cepeda
Ages 4-8
What happens when you have a spat with your best . . . more
Susan Marcus Bends the Rules
by Jane Cutler
Susan Marcus Bends the Rules
Ages 8-12
As a New York-to-Missouri transplant in 1943, ten-year-old Susan Marcus . . . more
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
by Philip C. Stead
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Illustrated by: Erin E. Stead
Ages 2-6
THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the . . . more
Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear
by Mônica Carnesi
Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear
Illustrated by: Mônica Carnesi
Ages 3-5
This delightful story of an irrepressible bunny will engage readers . . . more
Tugg and Teeny: That’s What Friends Are For
by J. Patrick Lewis
Tugg and Teeny: That’s What Friends Are For
Illustrated by: Christopher Denise
Ages 6-8
In Tugg and Teeny: That’s What Friends Are For, Teeny . . . more
Jimmy the Joey
by Deborah Lee Rose and Susan Kelly
Jimmy the Joey
Illustrated by: Photographs by Susan Kelly
Ages 4-8
This warm and inspirational photographic picture book for ages 4 . . . more
Sam and the Big Kids: An I Like to Read® Book Level E
by Emily Arnold McCully
Sam and the Big Kids: An I Like to Read® Book Level E
Illustrated by: Emily Arnold McCully
Ages 4-8
Poor Sam! He wants to play with the big kids. . . . more
Library Mouse: A friend’s Tale
by Daniel Kirk
Library Mouse: A friend’s Tale
Illustrated by: Daniel Kirk
Ages 6-9
Celebrated writer and illustrator Daniel Kirk brings to life the . . . more
Moose and Magpie
by Bettina Restrepo
Moose and Magpie
Illustrated by: Sherry Rogers
Ages 4-8
It isn’t easy being a moose. You’re a full-grown adult . . . more
Monkey and Elephant Go Gadding
by Carole Lexa Schaefer
Monkey and Elephant Go Gadding
Illustrated by: Galia Bernstein
Ages 5-9
Monkey and Elephant are out and about in their third . . . more
My New Friend is So Fun!
by Mo Willems
My New Friend is So Fun!
Illustrated by: Mo Willems
Ages 6-8
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald . . . more
Thea Stilton #4: Catching the Giant Wave
by Thea Stilton
Thea Stilton #4: Catching the Giant Wave
Ages 8-12
The Thea Sisters are five fun, lively students at Mouseford . . . more
Burton Helps Dixie Duck
by V.A. Boeholt
Burton Helps Dixie Duck
Illustrated by: Nathaniel P. Jensen
Ages 5-10
Dixie Duck has always wanted a family, but she doesn’t . . . more
Zac and Mia
by A.J. Betts
Zac and Mia
Ages 14 and up
“When I was little I believed in Jesus and Santa, . . . more
The Orphan and the Mouse
by Martha Freeman
The Orphan and the Mouse
Illustrated by: David McPhail
Ages 8-12
In this sweet and suspenseful tale, an orphan and a . . . more
Pearl
by Jo Knowles
Pearl
Ages 12-17
Bean (née Pearl) and Henry, misfits and best friends, have . . . more
Flabbersmashed About You
by Rachel Vail
Flabbersmashed About You
Illustrated by: Yumi Heo
Ages 4-8
Readers first met Katie Honors in Rachel and Yumi’s Sometimes . . . more
The Girl, the Gypsie, and the Gargoyle
by Darcy Pattison
The Girl, the Gypsie, and the Gargoyle
Ages 9-12
“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and . . . more
Boom Snot Twitty
by Doreen Cronin
Boom Snot Twitty
Illustrated by: Renata Liwska
Ages 3-5
Boom! Snot…Twitty? Three unlikely friends, and three different ways of . . . more
Stubby the War Dog
by Ann Bausum
Stubby the War Dog
Ages 10 and up
Move over, Rin Tin Tin. Here comes Sgt. Stubby! That . . . more
Taka-chan and I: A Dog’s Journey to Japan by Runcible
by Betty Jean Lifton
Taka-chan and I: A Dog’s Journey to Japan by Runcible
Illustrated by: Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe
Ages 5-9
This story of adventure, bravery, daring, friendship, and honor begins . . . more
Burton the Kind Scarecrow
by V.A. Boeholt
Burton the Kind Scarecrow
Illustrated by: Nathaniel P. Jensen
Ages 5-10
The first title in V.A. Boeholt’s endearing Friendship Tales from . . . more
El Deafo
by Cece Bell
El Deafo
Illustrated by: Cece Bell
Ages 8-12
Going to school and making new friends can be tough. . . . more
When Mr. Dog Bites
by Brian Conaghan
When Mr. Dog Bites
Ages 12 and up
All Dylan Mint has ever wanted is to keep his . . . more
I’m My Own Dog
by David Ezra Stein
I’m My Own Dog
Illustrated by: David Ezra Stein
Ages 4-8
Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein has fans at his . . . more
Oh My Godmother: The Magic Mistake
by Barbara Brauner; James Iver Mattson
Oh My Godmother: The Magic Mistake
Illustrated by: Abigail Halpin
Ages 8-12
After becoming the most awkward fairy godmother ever, twelve year . . . more
Kumak’s River
by Michael Bania
Kumak’s River
Illustrated by: Michael Bania
Ages 4-8
“As Bania explains in a note, the annual breakup of . . . more
Boy, Bird & Dog: An I Like to Read® book
by David McPhail
Boy, Bird & Dog: An I Like to Read® book
Illustrated by: David McPhail
Ages 4-8
David McPhail’s poignant characters express intelligence, joy, and the affectionate . . . more
Amos & Boris
by William Steig
Amos & Boris
Illustrated by: William Steig
Ages 5-8
Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair . . . more
Peanut Butter and Cupcake
by Terry Border
Peanut Butter and Cupcake
Ages 3-5
What’s a little piece of bread to do when he’s . . . more
Snake and Lizard
by Joy Cowley
Snake and Lizard
Illustrated by: Gavin Bishop
Ages 6-11
Snake is elegant, calm and a little self-centered, while Lizard . . . more
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Best Friends Forever
by Amy Shields
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Best Friends Forever
Ages 7-10
This is the first in a line of four books . . . more
Devin Rhodes is Dead
by Jennifer Wolf Kam
Devin Rhodes is Dead
Ages 12 and up
High school freshman Cass is conflicted about her love/hate relationship . . . more
Penguin and Pumpkin
by Salina Yoon
Penguin and Pumpkin
Ages 0-5
When Penguin and Bootsy plan a field trip in search . . . more
Life on Mars
by Jennifer Brown
Life on Mars
Ages 9-11
Twelve-year-old Arcturus Betelgeuse Chambers comes from a family of stargazers . . . more
Paper Airplanes
by Dawn O’Porter
Paper Airplanes
Ages 14 and up
Renée and Flo are the most unlikely of friends. Introspective . . . more
You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot
by J. Theron Elkin
You Are the Pea, and I Am the Carrot
Illustrated by: Pascal Lemaitre
Ages 3-7
Some things in life are made for each other: peanut . . . more
Newton and Me
by Lynne Mayer
Newton and Me
Illustrated by: Sherry Rogers
Ages 4-8
“While at play with his dog, Newton, a young boy . . . more
The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights
by David A. Ufer
The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights
Illustrated by: Kirsten Carlson
Ages 4-8
“Imagine if the one thing that keeps you safe is . . . more
Bramble and Maggie: Spooky Season
by Jessie Haas
Bramble and Maggie: Spooky Season
Illustrated by: Alison Friend
Ages 5-8
Bramble, a persnickety but lovable horse, and Maggie, her patient . . . more
Same Sun Here
by Silas House and Neela Vaswani
Same Sun Here
Illustrated by: Hilary Schenker
Ages 10 and up
In this extraordinary novel in two voices, an Indian immigrant . . . more
The Great Thanksgiving Escape
by Mark Fearing
The Great Thanksgiving Escape
Illustrated by: Mark Fearing
Ages 3-7
A hilarious, kid-friendly take on Thanksgiving — full of family, . . . more
The Punkydoos Take the Stage
by Jennifer Jackson
The Punkydoos Take the Stage
Illustrated by: Dan Andreasen
Ages 3-5
Lexi-Lou loves to dress up and dream big. But most . . . more
Oliver and his Egg
by Paul Schmid
Oliver and his Egg
Illustrated by: Paul Schmid
Ages 3-5
In this follow-up to Oliver and his Alligator, Oliver spots . . . more
Meena
by Sine Van Mol
Meena
Illustrated by: Carianne Wijffels
Ages 5-9
The children on Fly Street are convinced that Darling Mina . . . more
The Moon Saw It All
by Nancy L. Young
The Moon Saw It All
Illustrated by: Nadia Komorova
Ages 3-8
Ever wonder what animals do after dark? They dance the . . . more
Kumak’s Fish
by Michael Bania
Kumak’s Fish
Illustrated by: Michael Bania
Ages 4-8
Declaring that it’s a “Good day for fish,” a man . . . more
The Question of Miracles
by Elana K. Arnold
The Question of Miracles
Ages 9-12
Sixth-grader Iris Abernathy hates life in Corvallis, Oregon, where her . . . more
Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn The Page
by Cynthia Rylant
Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn The Page
Illustrated by: Arthur Howard
Ages 6-9
Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love reading their . . . more
I Will Try: An I Like to Read® book
by Marilyn Janovitz
I Will Try: An I Like to Read® book
Illustrated by: Marilyn Janovitz
Ages 4-8
Perseverance (and a little help from a friend) pay off . . . more
Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats
by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Dog and Bear: Tricks and Treats
Illustrated by: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Ages 3-7
Ready for a treat? How about a trick or two? . . . more
Bully
by Patricia Polacco
Bully
Illustrated by: Patricia Polaccio
Ages 6-8
Lyla finds a great friend in Jamie on her first . . . more
Billie B. Brown The Second Best Friend
by Sally Rippin
Billie B. Brown The Second Best Friend
Illustrated by: Aki Fukuoka
Ages 4-7
Billie has always been best friends with Jack. But now . . . more
Captains of the City Streets
by Esther Averill
Captains of the City Streets
Illustrated by: Esther Averill
Ages 9-12
Captains of the City Streets is another trip into the . . . more
The Perilous Case of the Zombie Potion
by Pendred Noyce
The Perilous Case of the Zombie Potion
Illustrated by: Yu-Yu Chin and Cheng-Yung Sun
Ages 9-12
When a stranger from the future tells Clinton’s timid summer . . . more
My Bonus Mom! Taking the Step out of Stepmom
by Tami Butcher
My Bonus Mom! Taking the Step out of Stepmom
Illustrated by: Feras Nouf
Ages 5-8
In rhythmic verse, My Bonus Mom! Taking the Step out . . . more
Charlie and the Blanket Toss
by Tricia Brown
Charlie and the Blanket Toss
Illustrated by: Sarah Martinsen
Ages 4-8
Charlie loves to watch his relatives and friends get thrown . . . more
Painting the Rainbow
by Amy Gordon
Painting the Rainbow
Ages 8-12
In this eloquent middle-grade novel, which takes place over the . . . more
Salt
by Helen Frost
Salt
Ages 10-14
Anikwa and James, twelve years old in 1812, spend their . . . more
Cat in the City
by Julie Salamon
Cat in the City
Illustrated by: Jill Weber
Ages 9-12
A city savvy stray cat named Pretty Boy has always . . . more
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
by Mem Fox
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Illustrated by: Julie Vivas
Ages All ages
In this award-winning story, Wilfrid Gordon helps his 96-year-old friend, . . . more
Saving Yasha
by Lia Kvatum
Saving Yasha
Illustrated by: Photography by Liya Pokrovskaya
Ages 4-8
“In the early spring, when the snow was still deep, . . . more

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