Children's Picture Books

Picture Books

Star Wars BB-8 on the Run Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Matt Myers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781484705087
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - September 1st, 2017

BB-8 has the map the Resistance needs to locate Luke Skywalker, but he finds himself all alone on the planet Jakku. As he races to find transport off the planet, BB-8 comes across many others who need help, and he must decide between kindness to others and his own mission. --Lara

Sarabella's Thinking Cap Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525429180
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Published: Dial Books - September 5th, 2017

Sarabella is a quiet daydreamer among a family of daydreamers. Having her thoughts elsewhere at school can be a problem, especially during math lessons. Luckily, Sarabella’s teacher comes up with a creative assignment that allows Sarabella’s class to finally see what is on her mind. --Lara

Her Right Foot Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Shawn Harris (Artist)
ISBN: 9781452162812
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 19th, 2017

This witty, opportune, inspiring, and oh-so-powerful book about the Statue of Liberty, her history, and how she is in motion brought me to tears upon my first reading. Read the book to discover why her right foot strides forward into the sea. --Angela

Horses: Wild and Tame Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911171898
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Published: Nobrow Press - November 14th, 2017

From ancient horses to famous horses to cave-painted horses to horses all over, this book is packed with fun facts and awesome anecdotes that will wow any naturalist, history lover, or horse lover! --Caitlin

Not Quite Narwhal Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481469098
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

Kelp, a misfit Narwhal, surfaces close to land one day and sees a creature that makes him feel at home for the first time. As Kelp decides whether to stay on land or return to the sea, he discovers that family is not always about feeling the same--it’s about feeling loved. --Lara

Nothing Rhymes with Orange Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452154435
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 1st, 2017

DID YOU KNOW: nothing rhymes with orange? Orange sure does. So when the fruits all get together to participate in a song, Orange feels a little sad knowing that he won’t be included. But believe me--this is the song of the century. Orange you glad we put it in our catalog?! --Caitlin

Bulldozer Dreams Cover Image
By Sharon Chriscoe, John Joven (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780762459667
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Published: Running Press Book Publishers - October 3rd, 2017

How does a bulldozer wind down its day? This wonderful, snuggly rhyming book will help you get ready for bed. I have fallen in love with the art and colors, and I know that you will too. --Caitlin

On a Magical Do-Nothing Day Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062657602
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Published: HarperCollins - September 12th, 2017

On an awful, rainy day, a young child drops their video game in a pond and now there is nothing to do! Gorgeous illustrations depict how the child discovers the magic and wonder of nature all around. There is beauty in boredom and in experiencing the world without a screen. --Becca