The Stars Just Up the Street By Sue Soltis & Christine Davenier

Back of Book:  Mabel loves stars. She counts five from her window and thirty-seven from her backyard. But her grandfather tells her that, as a child, he could see thousands. Could it be true? Mabel climbs a hill looking for more stars — only to discover that the glow from the nearby town makes them hard toContinue reading “The Stars Just Up the Street By Sue Soltis & Christine Davenier”

Something for You By Charlie Mylie

Back of Book: A mouse’s friend is sick. What can he do to help her? He’ll go get her something! But what? Something little? Something to share? Or something just for her? When his search doesn’t go as planned, our mouse realizes that the best gift to give is something he’s had all along. MyContinue reading “Something for You By Charlie Mylie”

The Scarecrow By Beth Ferry

Back of Book: This tender and affectionate story reminds us of the comforting power of friendship and the joy of helping others―a tale that will inspire and delight children for generations to come. All the animals know not to mess with old Scarecrow. But when a small, scared crow falls from midair, Scarecrow does theContinue reading “The Scarecrow By Beth Ferry”

Twins: A Picture Book By Mike Ciccotello

Back of Book: Being a twin is great! Sometimes our friends can’t tell us apart. A boy and his twin do everything together―leapfrog and piggyback rides, dancing and disagreeing, and everything in between! Their relationship has its ups and downs, but in the end, it’s great knowing there’s someone in their world who is justContinue reading “Twins: A Picture Book By Mike Ciccotello”

Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope By Mara Rockliff

Back of Book: Once there was a town of many languages but few kind words. Growing up Jewish in Bialystok, Poland, in the late 1800s, young Leyzer Zamenhof was surrounded by languages: Russian, Yiddish, German, Polish, and many others. But the multiethnic Bialystok was full of mistrust and suspicion, and Leyzer couldn’t help but wonder:Continue reading “Doctor Esperanto and the Language of Hope By Mara Rockliff”

Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don’t Eat Friends by Ame Dyckman

Back of Book: This hilarious follow-up to Misunderstood Shark by New York Times bestselling duo Ame Dyckman and Scott Magoon tackles what it really means to be a good friend. Bob is already irate that Shark has eaten him, but when Shark doesn’t admit to eating him, Bob is so mad he declares that theContinue reading “Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don’t Eat Friends by Ame Dyckman”

Dress Like a Girl by Patricia Toht

Back of Book: In these beautifully illustrated pages, a diverse cast of slumber party participants considers the most time-honored traditions for how to dress. If a lady should wear white in summertime, then how about donning a spacesuit? If team colors are apropos at sporting events, why not wear helmets and play ball? Instilling theContinue reading “Dress Like a Girl by Patricia Toht”

Polar Bear Island By Lindsay Bonilla

Back of Book: “Welcome to Polar Bear Island. NO OTHERS ALLOWED!” Parker is the mayor of this peaceful, predictable island, and he wants to keep it just the way it is. But Kirby, a penguin, thinks the place is paradise, and she wants to stay. Parker says no, but the other polar bears love KirbyContinue reading “Polar Bear Island By Lindsay Bonilla”