Although he is afraid of everything, Daredevil Duck dreams of being brave, and then one day, he is given a challenge that might help him prove he has courage.
Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman; Zachariah OHora
Call Number: E DYC
Publication Date: 2015-02-17
When her parents find a baby wolf on their doorstep and decide to raise him as their own, Dot is certain he will eat them all up until a surprising encounter with a bear brings them closer together.
Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
Call Number: E HIG
Publication Date: 2015-11-24
Bruce is a grumpy bear who likes no one and nothing but cooked eggs, but when some eggs he was planning to boil hatch and the goslings believe he is their mother, he must try to make the best of the situation
Ida, Always by Caron Levis; Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
Call Number: E LEV
Publication Date: 2016-02-23
A polar bear grieves over the loss of his companion, based on the real-life Gus and Ida of New York's Central Park Zoo.
Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick; Sophie Blackall
Call Number: E MAT
Publication Date: 2015-10-20
A fictionalized account of Captain Harry Coleburn's relationship with a bear cub in 1914, which he rescued while on his way to care for soldiers' horses during World War I and became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.
Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood; Meg Hunt (Illustrator)
Call Number: E UND
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.
Beginning Chapter Books
Pete the Cat and the Bad Banana by James Dean
Call Number: E DEA Beginner Reader
Publication Date: 2014-09-30
Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and vows never to eat bananas again, even though he generally likes the fruit.
Ling and Ting by Grace Lin
Call Number: E LIN Beginner Reader
Publication Date: 2015-11-03
Twin sisters Ling and Ting have fun together playing in all kinds of weather.
Ballet Cat by Bob Shea (Illustrator)
Call Number: BR E SHE
Publication Date: 2016-02-02
Ballet Cat and her friend Butter Bear have practiced a dance to perform for an audience, but Butter Bear will need a lot of encouragement to try the super high leaps.
I Really Like Slop! by Mo Willems (Illustrator)
Call Number: E WIL/ Beg. Reader
Publication Date: 2015-10-27
"Piggie really likes slop. She likes it so much, she wants Gerald to try some! But can Gerald find the courage to do it? Or will the smell alone be too much to handle?"--Provided by publisher.
Firefighters by Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
Call Number: BR 363.37 ARN
Publication Date: 2014-07-29
Buzz and Fly Guy visit the firehouse, where they learn facts about firefighters, fire trucks, and fire safety
Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger; Paul Dellinger
Call Number: FIC ANG
Publication Date: 2016-08-16
When Max (Maxine Zealster) befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, she helps him navigate Vanguard Middle School and together they reveal the truth behind the Robot Integration Program.
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Publication Date: 2016-08-30
"Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"--Provided by publisher.
Mayday by Karen Harrington
Call Number: FIC HAR
Publication Date: 2016-05-24
"Twelve-year-old Wayne Kovok loses his uncle to war and his voice to a plane crash in the same year and must learn to speak up as he navigates relationships with his father, grandfather, and new friend, Denny Rosenblatt"--Provided by publisher.
Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks; Gita Varadarajan
Call Number: FIC WEE
Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems--but when their lives intersect in the first week of fifth grade they are brought together by a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and the need to take control of their lives.
Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres
Call Number: FIC TOR
Publication Date: 2017-01-17
"Mexican-American Stef Soto is hoping to break free from her overprotective parents and embarrassing reputation from her family's taco truck business, but she soon learns that family, friendship, and the taco truck are important and wonderful parts of her life"--
Fancy Party Gowns by Deborah Blumenthal; Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
Call Number: 92 LOW
Publication Date: 2017-01-17
"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became 'society's best kept secret. 'This ... picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and passion, any obstacles can be overcome"--Provided by publisher.
Fascinating by Richard Michelson; Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator)
Call Number: 92 NIM
Publication Date: 2016-09-06
Looks at Leonard Nimoy's childhood and his getting into acting as an adult.
Grand Canyon by Jason Chin
Call Number: 557.91 CHI
Publication Date: 2017-02-21
"An exploration of the Grand Canyon"--Provided by publisher.
The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond (Created by)
Call Number: 599.786 DES
Publication Date: 2016-11-15
Text and illustrations provide an introduction to polar bears, offering information about their bodies, their habitats, and their habits.
Call Number: 741.5 COM
A collection of comics about every kid's favorite school subject: recess
Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
Call Number: 741.5 PIL
George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?