Book List:34 titles
  • Simple seeds of friendship grow into something extraordinaryAfter World War II there is little left in Katje's town of Olst in Holland. Her family, like most Dutch families, must patch their old worn clothing and go without everyday things like soap ...


  • Award-winning and bestselling author Candace Fleming delivers a stunning picture-book based on the childhood of artist and sculptor Joseph Cornell, sure to beguile aspiring artists and collectors of all ages. Joey Cornell collected everything -- a...



  • A very little bulldozer learns that taking care of kittens is a very big job in this darling follow-up to Bulldozer's Big Day from award-winning author Candace Fleming and Caldecott Medalist Eric Rohmann. The construction site bustled. Cement Tr...


  • Big trucks and a birthday surprise make this construction site treat an irresistible read-aloud, illustrated by a Caldecott Medalist! It’s Bulldozer’s big day -- his birthday! But around the construction site, it seems like everyone is too bus...


  • Emma has never been to a circus, so she is especially excited to see a circus parade in town. But her father says she can't go and see it―they have to get their farm ready for winter. So instead...the circus comes to her! This playful, imaginative ...


  • Here's a chapter book with all the kid appeal and absurd mayhem of Louis Sachar's classic Sideways Stories from Wayside School! These hilarious fables, complete with morals, will make you wish you went to Aesop Elementary. Welcome back to Mr. Jupi...


  • Here's a chapter book of contemporary fables about a rambunctious group of fourth graders and their amazing teacher—the globe-trotting, Mayan-ceremonial-robe-wearing Mr. Jupiter—that is sure to delight students and teachers alike. Kids will laugh...


  • "Perfect for anyone fascinated by the Royal Wedding, Netflix's The Crown , or Wolf Hall , this is a pitch-perfect reimagining of the romance and tragedy of Henry VIII and his six wives, told from multiple points of view by some of your favorite autho...






  • In the streets and canals of Venice, Gabriella can hear nothing but sweet music. The drying laundry goes slap-slap, the church bells go ting-aling-ling, and the lire go jing-aling-ling. Soon, Gabriella is humming her way through town -- and everyone ...


  • A new take on The Little Red Hen -- Cajun stylePoor Monsieur Gator is getting old and is moving so slow he can't catch himself a taste of possum or otter, or even a whiff of skunk. Day after day those animals tease and taunt him until, finally, he de...


  • From bestselling, award-winning author Fleming and beloved illustrator of the Maple books Nichols comes a giggle-inducing read-aloud starring a cast of comically grumpy barnyard animals. Sure to become a bedtime favorite. This funny and irresist...



  • Meet Imogene Tripp, a plucky girl with a passion for history. As a baby, her first words were “Four score and seven years ago.” In preschool, she finger-painted a map of the Oregon Trail. So it’s not surprising that when the mayor wants to tear...


  • Dear Jamshed, American is not so different from what we thought. I told you I wouldn't see a single cowboy riding across the plain, and I haven't. I have not even seen a plain. Still there are some silver linings. They are: 1. Trapper and Kin...


  • Pompadours have become the rage in Paris, and Madame LaGrande wants to get one in time for the upcoming opera season.  But since neither she nor her stylist know when to say "Enough!", her outrageous coif winds up housing two pigeons, three cats, f...


  • The persistent pesky hungry bunnies are back - now in paperback - in this fun tale of a disgruntled gardener's battle to save his vegetables. It's springtime and Mr McGreely can't wait to fill his tummy with the yummy, crispy, fresh veggies from his ...



  • Young children will delight in repeating the refrain "OH, NO!" as one animal after another falls into a deep, deep hole in this lively read-aloud. This simple and irresistible picture book by hugely popular picture book creators -- Candace Fleming an...


  • The phenomenally versatile, award-winning author, Candace Fleming, gives teen and older tween readers ten ghost stories sure to send chills up their spines. Set in White Cemetery, an actual graveyard outside Chicago, each story takes place during a d...


  • Clink! Clankety-bang! Thump-whirr! That's the sound of Papa at work. Although he is an inventor, he has never made anything that works perfectly, and that's because he hasn't yet found a truly fantastic idea. But when he takes his family fishing on ...


  • Seven bitty baby birds are hungry, hungry, hungry -- and they’re letting Mama know. “Feed us! Feed us!” the little ones chant, and Mama calms them as only a mother can -- before she frantically flies away to gather more delectable worms. Reader...


  • Lily won't stop crying. Waa! Waa! Waa! Lily won't stop crying. Oh, who knows what to do? Mother? Father? Grandma? Who? Who? Who?...


  • I have always longed for the quiet life. So begins Sunny Boy’s tale. As a young tortoise, he enjoys a peaceful life – inhaling the sweet smell of orchids, reciting Latin, licking stamps – year after quiet year. But fate twists, and our hero fal...


  • Getting this baby dressed is not going to be easy!This is the diaper, often a mess,that goes on the baby who hates to be dressed."No! No! Nooo!"Take one toddler who can't stand getting dressed. Add a mother who is determined to dress baby. The result...


  • Ôªø Knocka-knocka-knocka! That's the sound of three little bunnies on Mr. McGreely's doorstep, begging to come inside for the winter. But while Mr. McGreely shared his carrots with the bunnies last summer, he has no intention of sharing his hou...


  • Surf’s up for a bunch of mischievous bunnies and one frazzled farmer in this beach-time read-aloud adventure. Mr. McGreely had bunny problems. He had bunnies in his garden. Bunnies in his shed. Bunnies in his cupboard. Bunnies in his…BED! ...


  • What's an opera singer to do when the appeal of performing in concert halls wears thin? Why, go West, of course! And sure as shootin', that's what Carlotta Carusa does. Out on the prairie, she finds all the adventure she's been craving: snarling wolv...


  • When eight-year-old Agnes Peregrine, an accomplished birdcaller, travels with her parents to the Himalayas in search of the elusive pink-headed duck, she encounters Colonel Edwin Pittsnap, a dastardly foe. By the creators of Gabriella's Song. Jr Lib ...






  • Come along for the ride in thisrollicking read-aloudthat's also acounting bookfilled with fun!Who invitedPossum,Skunk,Frog,Muskrat,Heron,Coon,and -- uh oh! --Gatoralongon a nice little girl's boat trip down the bayou?NO ONE, that's who!...


  • What would you do if you were invited to the princess’s tenth birthday party but didn’t have money for a gift? Well, clever Jack decides to bake the princess a cake. Now he just has to get it to the castle in one piece. What could possibly go ...


  • History meets hijinks in this first title in a hilarious new middle grade series for fans of Timmy Failure and The Terrible Two, when Ben Franklin accidentally time travels to a 10-year-old's home in 21st century America! Nolan is a typical kid l...


  • In this hilarious follow-up to BEN FRANKLIN'S IN MY BATHROOM , history and hijinks collide once more when Eleanor Roosevelt accidentally time travels to a ten-year-old's home in 21st-century America When Eleanor Roosevelt time travels to Nolan an...


  • For fans of Balto and other real-life dog stories, here's a heavily illustrated middle-grade novel about a canine movie star of the 1920s, dramatically told in both words and pictures by an acclaimed author and a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator. ...