On a trip to the market, he gets so excited, that he invites everyone he encounters to a pancake dinner at his house. Mama Panya must figure out how to feed them all. This incredible book — recipient of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award — delights with kid-friendly facts about Kenya, a map, Kiswahili greetings and sayings, and a recipe to make your own pancakes.
Also for kids who like to learn about other cultures. Everyone knows what it feels like to wake up on the wrong side of the bed. This adorable picture book follows a grumpy blue bird as he uses a few tools — talking, exercising and playing with friends — to overcome his bad mood.
Find Grumpy Bird at your local library. A cuddly but longer read-aloud that is perfect for bedtime. Parents need to know that this award-winner from deserves its classic status. Miss Tilly brings fluffy bunny Marshmallow home to live with her tabby cat Oliver. Find Marshmallow at your local library. The hook: When Holabird and Craig teamed up to create the first Angelina Ballerina picture book in , no one could have dreamt how long this little mouse with big dreams would endure.
Forced to accompany her older brother to the library for three afternoons in a row, Beatrice discovers the magic of books after becoming entranced by a read-aloud. In this delightful fable, we meet Strega Nona the benevolent town witch everyone turns to in their time of need. When she hires Big Anthony as an assistant, he is warned to never touch her magical pasta pot. Unfortunately his curiosity gets the better of him and soon the whole town is overrun by pasta!
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Levine, 40 pages. The animals at the local farm head to town looking for excitement. When they see all the happy faces leaving the library, the animals realize the fun must be happening inside. Unfortunately, their many requests for a book are indecipherable to the librarian. Can the clucking hen save the day? Find Book! The surprise ending is guaranteed to put a smile on the face of any young child who is concerned about that all-important first day.
Find First Day Jitters at your local library. Too many vowels and consonants bring a crash that calls mamas, papas, uncles and aunts the capital letters, of course to the rescue. Find Chicka Chicka Boom Boom at your local library. The Cat in the Hat is back to remind us that reading can be done everywhere and anywhere, upside down, on a train, or even with your eyes shut! Budding readers will appreciate Dr. This rollicking romp of a book is about cooking with mom, and includes a fun recipe for parents and children to try together.
Find Bee-Bim Bop at your local library. Parents need to know that this book, the first in the Keeker series, will draw in emergent readers, especially horse lovers.
It includes positive messages on caring for and building trust with animals. A girl is tossed off a pony, but not injured. How does she manage her frustration and overcome it to win Plum over? For children who are challenged with this reading, parents can work with them by alternating reading of pages, paragraphs or sentences. Find Keeker and the Sneaky Pony at your local library. Magical fairytale weaves a rich tapestry for all. The story itself is a classical quest tale of a young man going out in search of himself. He encounters lessons along the way and ultimately finds that the secret lies within himself and in the natural world around him.
Dutton, 32 pages. This lighthearted, comic-book style story takes readers on a trip through an art museum. As a family wanders through a museum, different types of art are introduced. Find Visiting the Art Museum at your local library. Butler continues to endear us with his cozy, cuddly baby animals. This time, baby animals are in action, making their way through the forest looking for something. After being awakened by the little brown cub who adorns the book cover, the animals gather seeds, nuts, berries and other gifts that they convey through the forest to a clearing.
Light filters through the forest, and the baby animals discover a mother deer is resting. The baby animals quietly approach to find a brand-new baby — a fawn. This book is begging to be read aloud with rhymes that are fun and gentle, welcoming the newest life to the forest. Find Wake Up, Sleepy Bear! This wonderful book presents a typical day at school for eight youngsters.
Full of bright photographs, the children, some with disabilities, are shown as active, competent members of the classroom community. Find Friends at School at your local library. You see, she has to earn her wings before she can truly become a real fairy. Come watch her spin her magic. You can bet there will be some trouble if she is anything like David. Find Alice the Fairy at your local library. The rhythm of this tale about a skunk — who heads home and wonders about robbers, pirates, ghosts and trappers — is very engaging. Children are captive to the tension of the tale.
Find The Bravest of the Brave at your local library. This variation of the classic tale is set in the western United States. The main character runs from roadrunners, javelinas and long-horned cattle until a coyote eats him. The story ends with a rancher, his wife and the coyote making more gingerbread cowboys. Find The Gingerbread Cowboy at your local library. The hook: Nancy is back and fancier than ever. After Nancy and her friend Bree become captivated with butterflies, the two girls decide to throw a butterfly party.
Familiar sparkly cover aside, this book is sure to please current Nancy fans.
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Good enough to become a classic fairy tale. Find Good Enough to Eat at your local library. Let me in! Find Heckedy Peg at your local library. Cat, Squirrel and Duck set out for salt. When they get separated in the city they end up with salt and pepper plus an adventure to discuss over their seasoned pumpkin soup. This is a tale with universal appeal. Find A Pipkin of Pepper at your local library. Fun dinosaur characters explain important facts about friendship. Through silly illustrations, the authors explore different ways to make friends and appropriate ways to cope with difficult situations and emotions such as arguments, bullying, and rejection.
Find Super Sam! Find Tiffky Doofky at your local library. A wolf with a discerning palate makes a charming villain in this tasty adventure of predator, prey and yummy food. Wolf decides to fatten up Mrs. Chicken for a hearty stew, so he bakes up batches of pancakes, doughnuts and a cake in his carbohydrate-laden plot.
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But when he drops in on a still svelte Mrs. The predictable text with folk tale elements will become an instant favorite. Knopf, 34 pages.
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This small treasure explores Irish famine and emigration. Parents need to know that sad things happen here: the family members are hungry, lose their home and are forced to leave the grandparents behind when they emigrate.
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Families who read this book could discuss the focus on little things. Why, when so many bad things are happening, would they focus on pebbles and feathers?
Why are they important? Children may also want to know more about the historical period and about their own immigrant ancestors. Two neighborhood cats go missing, birds are disappearing from pet shops all over town and now nearly a whole family of pigeons is gone as well! When LaRue the dog is falsely accused of catnapping, he is determined to get to the bottom of the situation. Find Detective LaRue at your local library. A new generation of parents and children will the welcome the return of its tart humor and expressive, detailed pencil illustrations.
Jones at your local library. Marvin the ape has escaped from the zoo and is fitting into everyday life quite nicely. Will the zoo find him before one of the other animals follows suit? Find Escape of Marvin the Ape at your local library. Pete has nothing to do on a dreary, rainy day until his father turns him into a pizza. High-flying adventure, coupled with bold illustrations, keeps readers on the edge of their seats.
This book is a revitalizing dose of imagination and an inspiration for kids. Find Regards to the Man in the Moon at your local library. Once again, Mo Willems has created a masterpiece that will engage kids and parents alike. He has set simply drawn, yet colorful and expressive, cartoon characters against real black-and-white photographs of Brooklyn.
The effect is captivating! On top of that, the language is straightforward and somewhat understated, which completes this perfect package. Bunnies Tino and Teeny leave a list of wishes in a hollow log. The list blows away in the winter wind and is found in pieces by mice, who rearrange the words into a new wish for the rabbits. After a stroll through the woods or a family hike, nothing feels better than a cup of hot chocolate and a good book, and what better book could there be than Fall Leaves Fall, an infectious read. Two siblings use their imagination as they explore autumn leaves.
They discover some of the best things to do with leaves. Would you prefer watching, stomping, raking or jumping in a huge pile? Read more to discover the pure joy of autumn. Find Fall Leaves Fall! The fairy folk of the winter season are celebrated in this beloved classic passed down from generation to generation.
Both a charming read-aloud and a book your young one will choose as a lifelong favorite. Find Flower Fairies of the Winter at your local library. Hennessy and Lynne Cravath - Viking, 32 pages. Children will delight in this rhythmic text while counting the days that lead up to the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians.
Both Pilgrim and Wampanoag boys and girls prepare for the feast. Students get a taste of history in an entertaining way. Though the book does not highlight the many hardships the Pilgrims and Indians faced, it does illustrate the valuable lesson of working together. The story of the life cycle of the Loggerhead turtle is told in poetic language and illustrated with beautiful paintings. Mail, UPS or other courier service. The Kit will provide detailed instructions on collecting a sample of cells from inside your cheek and returning the sample to us so that we can do the DNA analysis to provide you with your own genetic migratory profile.
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