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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

              The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin “The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, ... Read More »

Waltz Of The Snowflakes

              Waltz of the Snowflakes by Elly MacKay When Gran gives her granddaughter tickets to the ballet, the young girl initially does not want to get dressed up and go, but when she experiences the Nutcracker she becomes entranced with the magic of the theater.   Read More »

A Cooked-Up Fairy Tale

              A Cooked-up Fairy Tale by Penny Parker Klostermann ; illustrated by Ben Mantle A hapless young chef, hoping to impress workers at Fairy-Tale Headquarters, cooks some story ingredients he has found, and gives a new twist to familiar tales.   Read More »

Choosing Courage

              Choosing Courage : Inspiring Stories Of What It Means To Be a Hero by Peter Collier Shares the stories of Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation recipients while offering sidebars and essays to illuminate the qualities of true-life heroes.   Read More »

Phoebe and Her Unicorn

              Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm by Dana Simpson When a massive storm wreaks havoc on their town’s electricity, Phoebe and Marigold set out to discover the magical cause, teaming up with Max and frenemy Dakota to save their town from the magic storm.   Read More »

After the Fall

              After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.   Read More »

Funny Bones

              Funny Bones : Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh Presents the life of the Mexican artist, who became famous for his drawings of skeletons in multiple everyday poses which have become identified with the Mexican Day of the Dead.     Read More »

My Journey To The Stars

              My Journey to the Stars by Astronaut Scott Kelly with Emily Easton ; illustrated by AndrĂ© Ceolin This fascinating picture book memoir about NASA astronaut Scott Kelly takes readers on a journey through his childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars. — Provided by publisher.   Read More »