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New Material for Children
Checkout the new materials we have added to our children's collection. This is not a complete listing of all materials added.
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Blue, Barry and Pancakes by Blue, Barry, and Pancakes are best friends, but sometimes friends make mistakes. One day, when the gang goes to the beach, Barry and Pancakes lose Blue's beloved beach ball. They come up with a plan to get it back, but things goway off course. Now, these pals will have to go inside a giant whale's stomach, crash a pool party on an alien spaceship, and survive Duckzilla's volcanic birthday bash if they ever hope to see Blue's beach ball again!
Call Number: E ABD
Publication Date: 2021-03-09
Jack Gets Zapped! by From New York Times bestselling author Mac Barnett and Geisel Award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli, an uproarious early reader series about a mischievous rabbit, a cranky old lady, and a lovable dog. On rainy days, Jack loves nothing more than playing video games. But when lightning strikes and Jack finds himself trapped inside his favorite game, will he find a way out before it's game over? Welcome to the laugh-out-loud and irreverent world of Jack, a new early reader series by the New York Times bestselling and award-winning team of Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli.
Call Number: E BAR
Publication Date: 2021-02-02
The Little Butterfly That Could by WHAT IF I CAN'T? "Will elicit plenty of giggles." -- Kirkus Reviews Which way to the flowers? That way. 200 miles. How am I supposed to travel that far?! You fly. Can I take a plane? No. Then I'll never make it! This comical companion to Ross Burach's The Very Impatient Caterpillar pays loving homage to every child's struggle to persist through challenges while also delivering a lighthearted lesson on butterfly migration. Remember, if at first you don't succeed, fly, fly again!
Call Number: E BUR
Publication Date: 2021-04-06
Standing on Her Shoulders by A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere. Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us -- from our mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers to the women who fought for equality and acceptance in the United States. Monica Clark-Robinson's lyrical text encourages young girls to learn about the powerful and trailblazing women who laid the path for their own lives and empowers them to become role models themselves. Acclaimed illustrator Laura Freeman's remarkable art showcases a loving intergenerational family and encourages girls to find female heroes in their own lives. Standing on Her Shoulders will inspire girls of all ages to follow in the footsteps of these amazing women.
Call Number: E CLA
Publication Date: 2021-02-02
Night Shadows by Each night kids have been creeping around and spray painting houses in Tasha's neighbourhood. Two days in a row, her neighbour Mrs. Lucy awakes to find graffiti outside her home. Tasha helps her paint over it. They discover that they are alike, except for their age, and become inseparable. But who keeps defacing Mrs. Lucy's house? Ed Young's art sensitively conveys the characters' emotions and the drama of the story: as the truth is discovered, the houses become multicoloured, but the characters remain faceless. Then when the miscreants are revealed, Tasha's and Mrs. Lucy's faces become visible. A subtle expression of recognition on both....
Call Number: E DAC
Publication Date: 2021-01-26
My Friend! by Friends lend a hand when they can They help blend and mendit doesn't depend on whether you're doing wrong or right. A friend can send or lend a shining light to a situation. Add some bright to any frustration. On pretty much any occasion. Two best friends do almost everything together. They have each other's backs. But when one friend sees the other treating someone unkindly, he steps in to show that everyone wants to be treated as they would treat others. From the popular picture book team--longtime friends themselves--comes a real and rhythmic look at friendship that any child will relate to.
Call Number: E DIG
Publication Date: 2021-01-05
Oona by This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash! New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Raissa Figueroa would like to introduce Oona--the big wide sea's littlest mischief-maker. Oona and her best friend Otto love to search for treasure...and often find trouble instead. Messy trouble. Tricky trouble. Even shark-related trouble. That's never stopped them before, though! After all, no proper treasure hunt is without some adventure. But when the grandest treasure yet is stuck in a deep, dark rift, Oona's not sure if she can dive right in. What might be waiting for her in those unknown waters?
Call Number: E DIP
Publication Date: 2021-01-12
C Is for Country by Parents who play Grammy winner Lil Nas X's 12-times platinum single Old Town Road on repeat will want to take their kids and ride on over to this New York Times bestselling ABC picture book from the music mega-star! A is for adventure. Every day is a brand-new start! B is for boots--whether they're big or small, short or tall. And C is for country. Join superstar Lil Nas X--who boasts the longest-running #1 song in history--and Panini the pony on a joyous journey through the alphabet from sunup to sundown. Experience wide-open pastures, farm animals, guitar music, cowboy hats, and all things country in this debut picture book that's perfect for music lovers learning their ABCs and for anyone who loves Nas's signature genre-blending style. Featuring bold, bright art from Theodore Taylor III, with plenty of hidden surprises for Nas's biggest fans, C Is for Country is a celebration of song and the power inside us all.
Call Number: E LIL
Publication Date: 2021-01-05
Daddy Hugs by From furry bears to silky hares, Caldecott Honoree Nancy Tafuri celebrates the extra special bond between daddies and their babies in this perfect gift for Father's Day. Little ones love daddy hugs. Feathered hugs . . . whiskered hugs . . . cozy hugs. Just-daddy-and-me hugs. All across the woodlands, animal daddies and their little ones cuddle up together. From furry bear hugs to silky hare hugs, Nancy Tafuri celebrates all the hugs that are extra special because they are just-daddy-and-me hugs. A special author's note includes a list of critters to seek and find on each page, along with their scientific names.
Call Number: E TAF
Publication Date: 2014-12-16