Book List:58 titles
  • New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes follows five joyful elephants as they march from dawn to dusk. Where are they going? Read and find out!An ALA Notable BookThis engaging picture book is just right for the youngest reade...



  • From two-time Newbery Honor and New York Times-bestselling author Kevin Henkes, this timeless novel about loss, loneliness, and friendship tells the story of the spring break that changes seventh-grader Amelia Albright’s life forever. Amelia Alb...


  • From Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek, this picture book about winter celebrates the sights, sounds, and smells of the season. Snow falls, animals burrow, and children prepare for the wo...


  • New York Times-bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes follows five joyful elephants as they march from dawn to dusk. Where are they going? Read and find out! This engaging picture book is just right for the youngest reader and is a perfec...


  • New York Times-bestseller and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s striking text introduces the unique beauty of the fall season. Acclaimed artist Laura Dronzek’s expressive paintings illuminate pumpkins, apples, falling leaves, and busy squirrels. ...


  • EGG is a graphic novel for preschoolers about four eggs, one big surprise, and an unlikely friendship, by Caldecott Medalist and New York Times-bestselling author Kevin Henkes. EGG is not only a perfect Easter gift, but also a classic read-alone and ...


  • The award-winning, bestselling husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek collaborate for the first time since their acclaimed picture book Birds. Before spring comes, the trees are dark sticks, the grass is brown, and the ground is cove...


  • What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig -- all toys arranged on a child’s windowsill -- wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times-bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Ke...






  • Award-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, and elementary school. The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevi...


  • When Penny spots a marble in Mrs. Goodwin's front yard, she picks it up, puts it in her pocket, and takes it home. It's a beautiful marble--it's big, shiny, blue, smooth, and fast, and Penny loves it. But does the marble really belong to Penny? Wh...


  • When Penny receives a surprise box in the mail from Gram, she is thrilled. The surprise is a doll, and she is absolutely perfect, from her head to her toes. Penny loves her immediately. She introduces her new doll to Mama and to the babies and to Pap...


  • Returning to the beach cottage -- a cottage named Scallop -- where she has always celebrated her birthday is a special occasion for Alice Rice. Who will see the first dolphin this time? The first pelican? What will have changed? Stayed the same? A...


  • When Penny comes home from school, she is ready to sing her song. But the babies are sleeping, and Mama and Papa are worried that Penny will wake them up. Oh, but it is a good song, a really wonderful song . . . and Penny wants more than anything to ...


  • One bright spring day a little white rabbit sets out from home on an adventure. What does he find? Look! Everything is new. Anything is possible.......


  • The girl in this book grows chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells in her garden. How does your garden grow? ...


  • In what the New York Times Book Review calls “a perfect book,” a little girl watches birds from her window and dreams she can fly. A board book edition of the critically acclaimed picture book from the award-winning husband-and-wife team of Kevin...


  • Snug and warm, curled and furry, Old Bear sleeps.Red, orange, and brown leaves fly through the air, and it is snowing hard. Old Bear doesn't notice.Old Bear is dreaming about being a cub again. He is dreaming about the beauty of the world. He is drea...


  • Spencer thought the house might be haunted. Mitch knew it wasn't. And he knew why. The whole time Spencer and Mitch hung out together at Bird Lake that summer, there were secrets keeping them apart. And maybe a secret knowledge keeping th...


  • It started out as a bad day for little yellow bird, little white dog, little orange fox, and little brown squirrel. Until . . .A discovery, and love, and luck and persistence, and a different point of view changed all that. What can turn a bad day in...


  • Lilly has starred in two picture books with her name in the title: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and Lilly's Big Day. Now these two hardcover books are available in A Box Full of Lilly. The sturdy slipcase features art by Kevin Henkes and the package ...


  • Mr. Slinger has big news.He's getting married.Married!Lilly has big plans.She's going to be the flower girl.(Lilly has always wanted to be a flower girl.Even more than a surgeon or a diva or a hairdresser.)But what's the biggest,the best,the most per...


  • There once wasa boy,a rabbit,a magic seed,and a book.The boy, who was bored,went looking for something to do.The rabbit, who was curious,explored until he was lost.The seed was thirsty,but soon it grew and grew and grew.And the book?You are holding i...



  • "In this Caldecott Medal-winning picture book, Kevin Henkes conveys just how gorgeous black, white, and grey illustrations can be. Simple text and the charming story of a kitten mistaking the moon for a bowl of milk make this book one to keep for yea...




  • Olive Barstow was dead. She'd been hit by a car on Monroe Street while riding her bicycle weeks ago. That was about all Martha knew. Martha Boyle and Olive Barstow could have been friends. But they weren't -- and now all that is left are eerie co...


  • When you are alone, you can do all sorts of things -- pretend you are tiny (or enormous), hear things other people can't hear, and see things they can't see. Being alone is fine -- sometimes. Kevin Henke's first book makes it clear that he remembers ...









  • Wemberly worried about everything. Big things. Little things. And things in between. Then it was time for school to start.And Wemberly worried even more. If you ever worry (or know someone who does), this is the book for you....


  • The snow falls all night. Everything is white. And everyone wants to play. You can play, too! Come and join the squirrel, the rabbit, the cat, the dog, and all the children. You don't even need your snowsuit!...


  • "Two of the things Benjamin Hunter received for his twelfth birthday took him completely by surprise: A room and a letter. The room was from his parents. The letter was from his uncle."Ben was just two years old when he and his uncle, Ian, were last ...


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    Owen had a fuzzy yellow blanket. "Fuzzy goes where I go," said Owen. But Mrs. Tweezers disagreed. She thought Owen was too old for a blanket. Owen disagreed. No matter what Mrs. Tweezers came up with, Blanket Fairies or vinegar, Owen had the answer. ...


  • The circle dogs live in a big, square house with a big, square yard. See the dogs? See the circles? Mama calls them pooches. Papa calls them hounds. "I'm a dog!" says Big Sister. Baby is, too. And even the youngest reader will want to wiggle and boun...


  • It had been only two months since Spoon Gilmore's grandmother died, but already he was worried that he would forget her. That's why he needed something of Gram's - something special that had belonged to her, something to remember her by.Spoon wasn't ...


  • Lilly, the star of Chester's Way and Julius, the Baby of the World, is back. And this time she has her name in the title -- something she's wanted all along. If you thought Lilly was funny before, you are in for a treat. So hurry up and start readin...


  • Curtis has been delivering mail for forty-two years. Today is his last day. And all the mailboxes along his route are filled with surprises.There is a drawing from Debbie, Dennis, and Donny. There is a bottle of aftershave from the Johnsons. There is...


  • Billy is a big boy who can do all sorts of things by himself. And when his parents tell him he is growing bigger every day, he starts to imagine what it would be like to be the biggest boy in the world....


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    Fanny has wanted a dog all her life. For a brief moment her dream came true, but then her father decided the puppy brought too much chaos to his neat, ordered home. Fanny has never been able to forgive him for it. So when Fanny's father brings hom...


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    Until they met each other, Blaze and Joselle didn't know how difficult friendship could be.... Ten-year-old Blaze Werla spends the summer days alone, exploring the countryside around his home. Then one day a devastating message appears on the side...


  • She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Ch...




  • "There is no Jessica," said Ruthie's parents. But of course there was. She ate with Ruthie, played with Ruthie, and was sorry when Ruthie was bad. Nobody could see Jessica -- except Ruthie. When it came time for Ruthie to go to school, Jessica went w...


  • Chester and Wilson had their own way of doing things, and they did everything together. When they cut their sandwiches, it was always diagonally. When they rode their bikes, they always used had signals. If Chester was hungry, Wilson was too. They we...







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    There's a new baby on the way and that's not all! Adine is the oldest of the five Vorlob sisters. After her there's Bernice, Carla, Dot, and Effie. Now their mother is going to have another baby. Of course it's going to be a girl, and of course he...


  • Sheila Rae is not afraid of anything. She walks backwards with her eyes closed, steps on every crack, growls at stray dogs, and bares her teeth at stray cats. But when Sheila Rae becomes lost on the way home from school, it is her scaredy cat sister,...



  • No way is Wedge going to get used to having a stepfather! Once it was just Wedge and his mother, Sally. Now it's Wedge and Sally and King and his drippy son, Andrew. Having to share his mom is bad enough. Living on a miniature golf course is worse...


  • Wendell was spending the weekend at Sophie's house. Playing house, Wendell was the mother, the father, and the children; Sophie was the dog. Playing bakery, Wendell was the baker; Sophie got to be the sweet roll. Wendell shone his flashlight in Sophi...



  • Bruce and Betty were going camping. Bailey had to stay home. "You're too little," said his brother. "You can go in a few years," said his sister. But Bailey didn't want to wait. And, with the help of Mama and Papa, Bailey went camping right where he ...



  • I must be getting bigger because the tub feels smaller every time, thinks the hero of this appealing book. He sits in his bath, playing, remembering, and wondering -- anything but washing. Kevin Henkes, a gifted young author-artist, catches a mood an...