Go to your local library and "check-out" these cool books!
Ready for School
by Sandra Pinkney Year Published:Multiethnic children celebrate the colors of the rainbow and their own diversity. by Alan Baker Year Published:Brown Rabbit opens a square gift box and finds balloons that take on all sorts of shapes. by Maya Ajmera and John D. Ivanko Year Published:
Brief text and photos show children from all over the world engaged in different kinds of play.
by Rochelle Bunnett Year Published:A group of children share an activity-filled day at school. by Rochelle Bunnett Year Published:A group of children share an activity-filled day at school. by Mary Murphy Year Published:When Hen gives Pig an egg, it sets off a chain of kindnesses. by Anthony Browne Year Published:A little monkey describes all the different kinds of books he likes. by Todd Parr Year Published:Otto the dog learns many things at school including that sharing is important.
by P.D. Eastman Year Published:A baby bird who falls out of his nest asks every animal he sees if they are his mother. by Stella Blackstone Year Published:Bear gives readers a guided tour of his home, from the kitchen to the bedroom. by Stella Blackstone Year Published:Bear uses his five sensen to figure out what his family is busy preparing for. by Cathryn Falwell Year Published:An extended African American family shope for food, perpares a mean, and eats together.
by Maya Ajmera Year Published:Photos and text describe different neighborhoods all around the world. by Shelly Rotner and Ken Kreisler Year Published:Photos and simple text show the many ways in which work is accomplished. by Michael Dahl Year Published:
A building grows from a simple plan to a twelve-story structure in this construction counting book.
by Linda Ashman Year Published:Babies are carried in all kinds of different ways...but always with love. by Norman Bridwell Year Published: by Melanie Walsh Year Published:
Playful questions invite readers to answer questions about animals.
by Eric Carle Year Published:Simple, repetative text and collage illustrations reveal that all kinds of animals have mothers. by Denise Fleming Year Published:
Animals and insects that live around a pond wiggle, waddle, hover and swoop through the seasons.
by Denise Fleming Year Published:A hungry mouse nibbles and crunches his way through a feast of colorful fruites and vegetables. by Tomie dePaola Year Published:Three children descirbe a menageria of animals and the sounds they make. by Ellen Stoll Walsh Year Published:Three white mice experiment with jars of red, yellow and blue paint. by Deborah Lee Rose Year Published:This ocean tour introduces young sea animals and some surprising facts about them. by Bill Martin Jr. Year Published:A series of zoo animals make their distincive sounds in this patterned story.
Imagine It, Make It
by Melanie Davis Jones Year Published:Brief, rhyming text introduces a variety of amchines and the work they do. by Rebecca Weber Year Published:
From oval stadium,s to concial teepees, photographs reveal the shapes that make up many different kinds of structures.
by K. C. Olson Year Published:In a countdown from 10 to 1, children in a sandbox play with dump trucks, bulldozers, and other construction vehicles. by Tana Hoban Year Published:
Labeled photographs show thirteen different wehicles on a contruction site.
by Tony Mitton Year Published:Animals operate digging machines that scoop, lift, and move rubble in this rhyming story. by Lois Ehlert Year Published:As a child watches her mother and father work with their hands, she knows she want to build and sew and paint just like them. by Anne Rockwell Year Published:
A boy discovers all kinds of interesting things in his bather's toolbox, including a wrench, sandpaper, screws and a hammer.
Nature All Around Us
by Karen Roosa Year Published:A family spends a happy day at the beach in this rhyming story. by Michael Dahl Year Published:Readers count to 12 as a group of children share a fund daly of sledding. by Zoe Hall Year Published:A brother and sister have fun in the fall collecting, raking, and making crafts with leaves. by Anne Rockwell Year Published:A girls describes the changes that take place on her farm throughout the seasons. by Mary McKenna Year Published:Four children invite the sun, wind, clouds, rain and stars to play with them. by Virgina Lee Burton Year Published:
Katy the snowplow makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs after a blizzard.
Growing Up Healthy
by H. A. Rey Year Published:Curious George helps a boy with his paper route and gets into all kinds of trouble. by Rebecca Weber Year Published:
This book explains how almost everything we eat comes from farms.
by Nancy Laney Skultety Year Published:Farmer Dibble decides he needs a road built to make his journey into town less bumpy. by Robert Kraus Year Published:A tiger cub eventually catches up to his more accomplished friends in this reassuring story of growth and change. by Ollivier Dunrea Year Published:Goslings Gossie and Gertie wait and wait for Ollie to hatch, but independent Ollie comes out when he's good and ready. by Michael J. Rosen Year Published:A bear finds it hard to be little, but just as he's losing hope that he'll never get bigger, he begins to grow.
by Bill Martian Jr. and Michael Sampson Year Published:
One hundred and one numbers climb an apple tree in this companion to Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
by Jane Mason Year Published:Curious George learns to count all the way to one hundred with help from the man in the yellow hat. by Karen Baicker Year Published:A girl learns to do some of the same things that her family and friends do. by Mick Inkpen Year Published:
Kipper the dog and his friend Arnold look for objects for every letter of the alphabet.
by Nancy Carlson Year Published:Henry's nervous about kindergarten, but he discovers that the only thing he wasn't ready for is all the fun he has there.