Category: Kids' books


Un, Deux, Trois, Partez!

September 1, 2015 |
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The Way to School

June 1, 2015 | 32 pages
When the daily trip to school can't be taken for granted.  More Info

Starry Night, Hold Me Tight

Running Press Kids | August 25, 2015 | 18 pages
Baby Bear has much to learn before he goes off on his own. Lucky he has Momma Bear to teach him important lessons, like sharing with friends, putting away toys, and that throwing snowballs at Momma is not polite! With gentle, wintry illustrations and soft, lyrical verse, Starry Night, Hold Me Tight... More Info

Happy in Our Skin

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Is there anything more splendid than a baby’s skin? For families of all stripes comes a sweet celebration of what makes us unique—and what holds us together. Look at you! You look so cute in your brand-new birthday suit. Just savor these bouquets of babies—cocoa-brown, cinnamon, peaches and... More Info

Mango, Abuela, and Me

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 25, 2015 | 32 pages
When a little girl’s far-away grandmother comes to stay, love and patience transcend language in a tender story written by acclaimed author Meg Medina. Mia’s abuela has left her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to live with Mia and her parents in the city. The night she arrives, Mia... More Info

Awaiting Winter's End

Dream Yard Press | March 3, 2015 |
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Gerbil, Uncurled

Fitzhenry & Whiteside | April 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Little Gerbil has learned all of the important Gerbil Mottos from Grandpa: Always Keep Your Whiskers Clean, Celery Tops Come to Those Who Wait, The Night is Short: Keep Busy along with all the other important rules. But there is one motto that Little Gerbil just can t manage to keep: Curl Up Nose... More Info


St. Martin's Griffin | May 12, 2015 | 464 pages
This special edition includes fan art, a ribbon bookmark, a Q&A with the author, and an excerpt from her new book Carry On. In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life-and she's really good at it. She... More Info

Can We Help?

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 25, 2015 | 48 pages
Real kids make a real difference in their communities in this vibrantly photographed chronicle by George Ancona. George Ancona celebrates the joy of kids giving back. In one after-school program, middle-school students mentor and tutor younger children. Via a special partnership, schoolchildren... More Info

Let's Celebrate!

frances lincoln ltd | March 27, 2012 | 56 pages
Presents poems written by authors from across the globe on such holidays and festivals as Diwali, Kwanzaa, and the Ice Festival.  More Info


May 7, 2012 | 53 pages
Recounts the life of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, who is still considered one of the greatest leaders of North America's First Peoples.  More Info

And Then It's Spring

Roaring Brook | February 14, 2012 | 32 pages
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green. By the Caldecott-winning artist of A Sick Day for Amos McGee.  More Info

Eloise and Friends

Little Simon | August 25, 2015 | 26 pages
For the first time ever, Eloise and her friends are in a board book story adapted from the original classic. How Marvelous! Eloise is a very special little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. She may not be pretty yet, but she’s definitely already a real person. Let Eloise... More Info

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | August 25, 2015 | 48 pages
The beautifully illustrated picture book about Hillary Clinton—now revised and updated with brand-new material about her time as Secretary of State. Before Hillary Clinton was in the running to be president, she was a young girl growing up outside Chicago who lost the election for student-body... More Info

Color Dog

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | August 25, 2015 | 22 pages
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Matthew Van Fleet comes a wonderfully interactive book about dogs, dogs, and more dogs, that will help you teach your little ones about colors and much more. Starring Matthew Van Fleet and Brian Stanton’s beloved dogs, this captivating new multi-concept... More Info

Good-Night, Owl!

Little Simon | August 25, 2015 | 34 pages
Owl can’t get to sleep in this Classic Board Book edition of Pat Hutchins’s beloved Good-Night, Owl! How is Owl supposed to sleep the day away with the bees buzzing, the woodpecker pecking, the doves cooing, and the squirrels crunching? But when night falls and everything is finally quiet,... More Info

Simon's New Bed

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 25, 2015 | 32 pages
Simon’s new dog bed has been claimed by…a cat?! Laughter, scheming, and cuddles ensue in this fun naptime tale you’ll want to share, from debut author Christian Trimmer and illustrator Melissa van der Paardt. Simon’s been looking forward to trying out his brand-new dog bed all day. He may... More Info

Giraffes Can't Dance

Cartwheel Books | August 25, 2015 |
The international bestseller in an all-new specialty box set with Gerald the giraffe plush! This box set includes a board book edition of Giraffes Can't Dance as well as an adorable plush doll of Gerald the giraffe! Giraffes Can't Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing... More Info


Scholastic Press | August 25, 2015 | 40 pages
The bestselling creators of Exclamation Mark! introduce a triangle, circle, square, and rectangle who celebrate the gift of friendship. Friends shape who we are. They make us laugh. They fill us with fun. They stand by us during life's up and downs. And even when we disagree with our friends, if... More Info

Eloise at The Plaza

Little Simon | August 25, 2015 | 26 pages
For the first time ever, Eloise and her friends are in a board book story adapted from the original classic. How Marvelous! Eloise is a very special—and very precocious—six-year-old girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. She may not be pretty yet, but she’s definitely already a... More Info

Toby and the Ice Giants

Nobrow Press | August 11, 2015 | 32 pages
Join the inquisitive Toby the Bison in this fact-filled adventure as he explores the Ice Age Tundra, making friends everywhere!  More Info

Traveling Butterflies

Owlkids | September 15, 2015 | 48 pages
Monarch butterfly migration is one of nature’s great mysteries. How do monarchs manage to fly some 2,500 miles from Canada and the northern United States south to Mexico? How do they trace a route they’ve never flown and reach the same destination their ancestors once found? Traveling... More Info

Dojo Daytrip

Owlkids | September 15, 2015 | 32 pages
The six little ninjas of Dojo Daycare are back and rowdier than ever during a field trip to the farm. From the moment the ninja boys and ninja girls step off their minibus, mayhem ensues. Farm activities like feeding a pig, milking a cow and plowing a field dissolve into chaos as the master slips... More Info

An Inuksuk Means Welcome

Owlkids | August 11, 2015 | 32 pages
An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message. Inuksuit (the plural of inuksuk) can point the way, express joy, or simply say: welcome. A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this picture book as an acrostic: readers will... More Info

Oscar Lives Next Door

September 15, 2015 | 32 pages
Long before Oscar Peterson became a virtuoso jazz pianist, he was a boy who loved to play the trumpet. When childhood tuberculosis weakened his lungs, Oscar could no longer play his beloved instrument. He took up piano and the rest is history: Oscar went on to become an international jazz piano... More Info

The Art of the Possible

September 15, 2015 | 64 pages
We all know what a politician looks like, right? They’re old people who wear suits and make long, boring speeches full of indecipherable words. Not so fast! As The Art of the Possible explains, everyone is a politician — even young people who aren’t yet eligible to vote. We all have influence... More Info

Loula and Mister the Monster

Kids Can Press Ltd | September 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Everywhere Loula goes, her beloved dog, Mister, follows. Unfortunately, Mister does not follow her good manners. When she hears her mother say she can no longer live with that MONSTER, Loula decides it�s time to teach an old dog polite tricks. Can Mister learn to behave? Or will Mama throw him... More Info

Starring Shapes!

Kids Can Press Ltd | September 1, 2015 | 24 pages
Shapes play supporting roles in the world around us, but which one will be the star of Shapeston Elementary School�s play? Triangle has experience as a traffic sign, and Square moonlights as a postage stamp, Circle as a lemon slice, Rectangle as the cover of a magazine and Diamond as a kite,... More Info


Scholastic Press | August 25, 2015 | 240 pages
A bright, bold debut about a girl who was born a boy, but refuses to let that stand in the way of her dream. More than anything else, George wants to play Charlotte in her fourth-grade class's production of Charlotte's Web. The problem is, her teacher won't let her, because George is a boy. But... More Info

Sunny Side Up

Graphix | August 25, 2015 | 224 pages
From the groundbreaking and award-winning sister-brother team behind Babymouse comes a middle-grade, semi-autobiographical graphic novel. Following the lives of kids whose older brother's delinquent behavior has thrown their family into chaos, Sunny Side Up is at once a compelling "problem" story... More Info

Elephant in the Dark

Scholastic Press | August 29, 2015 | 40 pages
In this version of the blind men and the elephant, based on a poem by Rūmī, Persian villagers try to figure out what strange animal in a dark barn has arrived from India.  More Info

Space Dumplins

Graphix | August 25, 2015 | 320 pages
"For Violet Marlocke, family is the most important thing in the whole galaxy. So when her father goes missing while on a hazardous job, she can't just sit around and do nothing. To get him back, Violet throws caution to the stars and sets out with a group of misfit friends on a quest to find him.... More Info

One Hockey Night

Scholastic Canada | September 1, 2015 | 32 pages
Owen and Holly learn that, with friends and hockey, any Christmas can be bright and anyplace can feel like home. When Owen and Holly have to move from Saskatchewan to Nova Scotia just before Christmas, they miss their friends -- and hockey. But their dad has a surprise up his sleeve. On Christmas... More Info

Pig the Fibber

September 1, 2015 | 24 pages
The world's most insensitive pug is back! Pig was a Pug and I'm sorry to say, he would often tell lies just to get his own way. Pig the Pug tells lies to get what he wants and get Trevor the sausage dog in trouble. When Pig hatches a plan to get at the hidden treats in the back of the closet, his... More Info

Les Roues de L'autobus

September 1, 2015 |
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Un Porc-épic Dans un Sapin

Scholastic Canada | September 1, 2015 | 30 pages
Célébrez Noël en chantant cette adaptation amusante des Douze jours de Noël! Cette version tout carton de la célèbre chanson a été simplifiée pour les très jeunes enfants. This truly Canadian Christmas carol became an instant holiday classic. Now the whole family can join in the fun with... More Info

The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids

Scholastic Canada | September 1, 2015 | 384 pages
Three volumes of Hockey Trivia for Kids are now in one "rock 'em, sock 'em" bind-up! Become a hockey trivia superstar with The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids. Did you know that the Sutter family out of Alberta boasts SIX hockey stars? Or that "Hockey Night in Canada's" three stars of the... More Info

Make Glitter Clay Charms

September 1, 2015 | 56 pages
Packed with all-new designs, glitter clay and plenty of glitter, Make Glitter Clay Charms is the perfect product for children for want to make charms that sparkle! Using the clay-shaping tool, children can easily sculpt and add detail to create awesome, one-of-a-kind charms to treasure forever.... More Info

Friends for Life

David Fickling Books | August 25, 2015 | 304 pages
Francis Meredith is a boy who is interested in fashion and costuming, which has made him a target at school, but when he meets Jessica and Andi his life begins to change--Andi is an athletic girl with a reputation for fighting and family in the fashion business, and Jessica is a ghost who has no... More Info

The Phoenix of Destiny

Scholastic Paperbacks | August 25, 2015 | 592 pages
Geronimo Stilton is summoned back to the Kingdom of Fantasy, but he finds Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, surrounded by dark fairies and behaving very coldly--and it is up to Geronimo to figure out just what is going on and find the allies he needs to free Blossom from the evil spell that is... More Info

Firefly Hollow

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | August 18, 2015 | 304 pages
Firefly. Cricket. Vole. Peter. Can four creatures from four very different Nations help one another find their ways in the world that can feel oh-so-big? Delve into this lush, unforgettable tale in the tradition of Charlotte’s Web and The Rats of NIMH, from the author of the New York Times... More Info

Goodnight Songs: A Celebration of the Seasons: Illustrated by Twelve Award-Winning Picture Book Artists

Sterling Children's Books | August 4, 2015 | 36 pages
Fluffy clouds, butterflies, furry bunnies, and life from a bug's-eye view: This stunning sequel to the "New York Times" bestseller "Goodnight Songs" celebrates the beauty and wonder of nature all year long. Once again, a treasure trove of Margaret Wise Brown's newly uncovered verses receives loving... More Info

The Little Prince

Egmont Childrens Books | January 1, 1991 | 87 pages
A pilot forced to land in the Sahara meets a little prince. The wise and enchanting stories the prince tells of his own planet with its three volcanoes and a haughty flower are unforgettable. A strange and wonderful parable for all ages, with superb illustrations by the author.  More Info

How Lunchbox Jones Saved Me from Robots, Traitors, and Missy the Cruel

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | August 11, 2015 | 240 pages
Luke Abbott's school is the losing-est school in the history of losing. And that's just fine for him. He'd rather be at home playing video games and avoiding his older brother Rob and the Greatest Betrayal of All Time. But now he's being forced to join the robotics team, where surely he'll help... More Info

The Adventures of Water

July 9, 2015 | 14 pages
Are you ready to splash your way through an interactive adventure? Water has been here for millions of years. There’s a lot of it around and it gets everywhere! Join in the journey to discover where water comes from and why we need it. Follow water’s many adventures and along the way you’ll... More Info

Judy Moody, Mood Martian

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 4, 2015 | 208 pages
"Peppy writing . . . and energetic line drawings make for another winning entry in this popular series." — Booklist Will the real Judy Moody please stand up? In honor of Backwards Day, Judy Moody double-dares herself to become a NOT moody, cool-as-a-cucumber Queen of the Good Mood for one whole... More Info

Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 4, 2015 | 96 pages
Saddle up for this first volume in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from DiCamillo's "New York Times"-bestselling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horseNuntil he meets Maybelline, and then it's love at rst sight. Illustrations.  More Info

The Seeds of Friendship

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 4, 2015 | 32 pages
How can Adam bring the green warmth of home to his new urban world? An inspiring fable from Michael Foreman about making friendship grow. Adam feels alone in the strange new city. He misses his old friends and the colors of his faraway home. It’s fun to build snow animals with children in his new... More Info

Where Did My Clothes Come From?

Candlewick Press (MA) | August 4, 2015 | 32 pages
Fun retro illustrations entice kids to follow the thread and learn where their clothes had their start—and how they were put together. Did you know that the cotton for your jeans was picked from a bush? How did the colorful wool in your sweater get from a sheep’s back to a ball of yarn? Where... More Info

Shoutykid 02. How Harry Riddles Mega-Massively Broke the School

HarperCollins Children's Books | March 26, 2015 | 332 pages
The funniest kid in fiction is back! Hi there, My name is Harry Riddles, and I live with my mum, my dad and my EVIL sister Charlotte. But now my mum is having TWINS so either me or Charlotte are gonna lose our bedroom. ALSO, Dad's moaning that I should do more sport and not be just a gamer (which... More Info