A Ball for Daisy
Publication Date: 2011-05-10
A wordless picture book about all the fun a dog can have with her ball.
Publication Date: 2011-05-24
One hot summer night in the city, all the power goes out. What's a family to do? A boy and his family enjoy being not so busy for once.
Publication Date: 2011-08-30
A child explores the ordinary life of his extraordinary great-grandfather, as expressed in his topiary garden.
Publication Date: 2011-04-05
An inspiring story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee. With anecdotes taken directly from Goodall's autobiography, McDonnell makes this very true story accessible for the very young.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Publication Date: 2010-05-25
Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! When Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor.
Dave the Potter
Publication Date: 2010-09-07
Dave was an extraordinary artist, poet, and potter living in South Carolina in the 1800s. He combined his superb artistry with deeply observant poetry, carved onto his pots, transcending the limitations he faced as a slave.
Publication Date: 2010-08-10
Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.
The Lion and the Mouse
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he'd planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher's trap.
All the World
Publication Date: 2009-09-08
Following a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night, this book affirms the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky.
Red Sings from Treetops
Publication Date: 2009-04-06
Nature displays different colors to announce the seasons of the year.
The House in the Night
Publication Date: 2008-05-05
A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this bedtime book for young children. Naming nighttime things that are both comforting and intriguing to preschoolers—a key, a bed, the moon—this timeless book illuminates a reassuring order to the universe.
A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever
Publication Date: 2008-03-01
When James and Eamon go to a week of Nature Camp and stay at Eamon's grandparents' house, it turns out that their free time spent staying inside, eating waffles, and playing video games isway more interesting than nature. But sometimes things work out best when theydon't go exactly as planned.
How I Learned Geography
Publication Date: 2008-04-01
Having fled from war in their troubled homeland, a boy and his family are living in poverty in a strange country. Food is scarce, so when the boy’s father brings home a map instead of bread for supper, at first the boy is furious. But when the map is hung on the wall, it floods their cheerless room with color. As the boy studies its every detail, he is transported to exotic places without ever leaving the room, and he eventually comes to realize that the map feeds him in a way that bread never could.
A River of Words
Publication Date: 2008-08-01
In this picture book biography of William Carlos Williams, Bryant's engaging prose and Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who found a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet. Full color.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Publication Date: 2007-03-01
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Henry's Freedom Box
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.
First the Egg
Publication Date: 2007-09-04
WHICH CAME FIRST? The chicken or the egg? Simple die-cuts magically present transformation - from seed to flower, tadpole to frog, caterpillar to butterfly.
Publication Date: 2007-08-21
By joining memory and history, Sís takes us on his extraordinary journey: from infant with paintbrush in hand to young man borne aloft by the wings of his art.
Knuffle Bunny Too
Publication Date: 2007-09-04
Her daddy in tow, Trixie hurries to school to show off her one-of-a-kind Knuffle Bunny. But an awful surprise awaits her: someone else has the exact same bunny!
Publication Date: 2006-09-04
The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam.
Publication Date: 2006-09-05
Once you take this eye-opening safari, you'll never look at letters or animals with the same way again.
Publication Date: 2006-08-08
Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one.
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Publication Date: 2005-04-26
The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway.
Publication Date: 2005-10-01
An inspiring account of an event that shaped American history.
Publication Date: 2005-03-01
When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways.
Publication Date: 2005-06-21
The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket?
Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF) told to Marjorie Priceman.
Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems
Publication Date: 2005-04-04
From spring’s first thaw to autumn’s chill, the world of the pond is a dramatic place. Though seemingly quiet, ponds are teeming with life and full of surprises. Their denizensfrom peepers to painted turtles, duckweed to diving beetleslead secret and fascinating lives. A unique blend of whimsy, science, poetry, and hand-colored woodcuts, this collection invites us to take a closer look at our hidden ponds and wetlands. Here is a celebration of their beauty and their mystery.
Kitten's First Full Moon
Publication Date: 2004-03-02
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
The Red Book
Publication Date: 2004-09-27
A book about a book, a magical red book, without any words, and the friendship that develops around it.
Coming on Home Soon
Publication Date: 2004-10-07
After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow.
Publication Date: 2004-07-12
Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind.
Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
Publication Date: 2003-05-01
Despite the advice of others in her family, Ellah Sarah persists in wearing the striking and unusual outfit of her own choosing.
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?
Publication Date: 2003-03-25
A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this beautifully illustrated interactive guessing book by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page.
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Publication Date: 2003-04-01
When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon!
My Friend Rabbit
Publication Date: 2002-05-01
When Mouse lets his best friend, Rabbit, play with his brand-new airplane, trouble isn't far behind.
The Spider and the Fly
Publication Date: 2002-10-01
An illustrated version of the well-known poem about a wily spider who preys on the vanity and innocence of a little fly.
Hondo and Fabian
Publication Date: 2002-04-01
Hondo the dog has a fun day at the beach while Fabian the cat stays home.
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
Retells the biblical story of the great flood and how Noah and his family faithfully responded to God's call to save life on earth.
The Three Pigs
Publication Date: 2001-04-23
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
Publication Date: 2001-10-01
The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like.
Martin's Big Words
Publication Date: 2001-10-01
This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words.
The Stray Dog
Publication Date: 2001-01-09
A family befriends a stray dog, names him Willy, and decides to keep him.
So You Want to Be President?
Publication Date: 2000-08-21
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.
Casey at the Bat
Publication Date: 2000-10-01
"And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout; but there is no joy in Mudville-mighty Casey has struck out."Illustrator Christopher Bing has crafted a magnificent version of Ernest L. Thayer's beloved ballad, Casey at the Bat, which was first published in the San Francisco Examiner on June 3, 1888. In this version, Bing weaves real and trompe l'oeil reproductions of period artifacts to rekindle baseball memories.
Click, Clack, Moo
Publication Date: 2000-02-01
When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.
Publication Date: 2000-10-01
Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Publication Date: 1999-10-01
Joseph had a little overcoat, but it was full of holes—just like this book! When Joseph's coat got too old and shabby, he made it into a jacket. But what did he make it into after that? And after that?
A Child's Calendar
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Twelve poems follow a family and their friends through the seasons.
Publication Date: 1999-09-20
While on a school trip to the Empire State Building, a boy is taken by a friendly cloud to visit Sector 7, where he discovers how clouds are shaped and channeled throughout the country.
The Ugly Duckling
Publication Date: 1999-03-24
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.