Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever By Ruth Spiro Illustrated By Holly Hatam

Back of Book:After sketching and plotting and planting, Maxine and Leo know they’ve made The Greatest Garden Ever! But they’re not the only ones who think so. Soon, all sorts of animals make their way in, munching on carrots and knocking over pots. When Leo and Maxine can’t agree on a way to deter theseContinue reading “Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever By Ruth Spiro Illustrated By Holly Hatam”

The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t By Artie Bennett Illustrated by Dave Szalay

Back of Book:Zippy Chippy is descended from the leading legends of horse racing. He is destined for greatness and glory. But . . . when the starting bell rings, it’s anybody’s guess what Zippy will do. Will Zippy go for a gentle trot around the track or stop and smell the roses? Or, perhaps, neverContinue reading “The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t By Artie Bennett Illustrated by Dave Szalay”

Leif and the Fall By Allison Sweet Grant, Adam Grant Illustrated By Merrilee Liddiard

Back of Book:Leif is a leaf. A worried leaf. It is autumn, and Leif is afraid to fall. “All leaves fall in the fall,” say the other leaves. But Leif is determined to find a different way down, and with his friend Laurel, he uses the resources around him to create a net, a kite,Continue reading “Leif and the Fall By Allison Sweet Grant, Adam Grant Illustrated By Merrilee Liddiard”

All except Axle By Sue Lowell Gallion & Illustrated By Lisa Manuzak Wiley

Back of Book: Axle is a brand-new car, fresh off of the assembly line. It feels like his tires have barely hit the pavement when it’s time for all the newbies to move out! Axle watches the other cars zoom onto Earlene, their transport truck, but can’t quite seem to put himself in drive. WhatContinue reading “All except Axle By Sue Lowell Gallion & Illustrated By Lisa Manuzak Wiley”

I Promise By LeBron James Illustrated By Nina Mata

Back of Book: Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close. I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with theContinue reading “I Promise By LeBron James Illustrated By Nina Mata”

Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie Starring Indigo Blume By Kwame Alexander & Tim Bowers

Back of Book:On the eve of singing at a community festival, a bout of stage fright threatens a little girl’s confidence. As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep, she isn’t sure she’s brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters of herContinue reading “Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie Starring Indigo Blume By Kwame Alexander & Tim Bowers”

Time to Roar By Olivia A. Cole & Jessica Gibson

Back of Book: Sasha the bear loves the meadow in her forest more than anything. But when great yellow beasts threaten to cut and burn the forest, Sasha and the other animals must find a way to stop them. “Don’t go roaring,” squirrel tells Sasha. The bird tries singing sweetly. The rabbit tries thumping toContinue reading “Time to Roar By Olivia A. Cole & Jessica Gibson”

Waiting Together By Danielle Dufayet & Srimalie Bassani

Back of Book:Waiting is not easy! And waiting can take a long time. Like waiting on the drip, drip, drip of rain to stop or the ding of the timer for cookies to be done baking. But there’s one thing that can make waiting go a little bit faster―a friend! A perfect read-aloud, this bookContinue reading “Waiting Together By Danielle Dufayet & Srimalie Bassani”

Mae the Mayfly By Denise Brennan-Nelson & Florence Weiser

Back of Book:When Mae the mayfly first hatches she learns she’ll have just a day to enjoy the world. But soon a hungry trout has her racing for cover! As she peeks from her hiding spot and notices some of nature’s most beautiful sights, she realizes she must live in the moment and experience everythingContinue reading “Mae the Mayfly By Denise Brennan-Nelson & Florence Weiser”