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Colón, Raúl.

Summary: In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E COL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Colón, Raúl

Summary: "When a boy visits an art museum and one of the paintings comes to life, he has an afternoon of adventure and discovery [that] changes how he sees the world ever after"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE COL

Pittman, Helena Clare.

Summary: After following a magical snowman on his nightly rounds, Nathan makes friends with him and discovers a way to make him happy before the snowman must leave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: FIC Pittm

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: A collection of folktales from around the world which demonstrate the triumph of brains over brawn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 YOL

Engle, Margarita

Summary: Illustrations and easy-to-read text tell of travelers who have left their homelands to bring their talents, hopes, and determination to a land where Liberty's light shines for all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ENG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ENG

Engle, Margarita

Summary: Describes how Miguel de Cervantes found refuge from his childhood troubles by daydreaming of a brave knight who would right the wrongs of the world, the inspiration for his famous character Don Quixote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 811 ENG

Borden, Louise.

Summary: Don't wait for Opening Day to start your baseball season! Crack open "Baseball Is..." and revel in the fun of this all-American game! Perfect for the stats-counting superfan and the brand-new little leaguer, "Baseball Is... "captures the spirit of this cherished pastime, honoring its legendary past, and eagerly anticipating the future of the sport that is "stitched into our history."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Fiction Borden 2014

Burleigh, Robert.

Summary: An illustrated portrait of astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt traces the years she spent measuring stars from her position at the Harvard College Observatory and her important discoveries that enabled the scientific community to gain a fuller understanding of the universe's vast size.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEA

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: "The story of Katherine Johnson, an African American mathematician whose work was critical to the first US space flight"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOH

Dorros, Arthur.

Summary: An illustrated story about a boy and his grandfather, and the family bond that can span miles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC DOR

Spinelli, Eileen.

Summary: The moon lights the night for farmers, mothers and babies, wolves, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SPI

Burleigh, Robert.

Summary: Presents the life of the scientist responsible for the first map of the ocean floor, describing her experiences with sexism and her pioneering work which led to the confirmation of the theory of continental drift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 THA

Gray, Libba Moore.

Summary: A ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother would welcome each season with a dance outdoors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 1995

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Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: Introduces Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, focusing on their relationship and interspersed with letters that Annie wrote home detailing Helen's early communication progress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

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Mora, Pat

Summary: "An inspiring collection of the author's own glorious poems celebrating a love of words and all the ways we use and interact with them: reading, speaking, writing, singing, and storytelling. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used in the poems"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 MOR

Zeltser, David

Summary: The Polar Express meets The Night at the Museum in this fantastical picture-book adventure about the magic of books and libraries, perfect for book lovers of all ages! After a young boy goes to sleep upset that he's getting a book for his birthday, he's visited in the night by Patience and Fortitude, the two stone lions who guard the New York Public Library. Soon, he's magically whisked away...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ZEL

Martínez, Rueben

Summary: A collection of seven traditional tales from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain retold in English and Spanish. Includes notes about each story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 MAR

Storace, Patricia.

Summary: A version of the folktale Rapunzel, set in the Caribbean.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 STO

Wilson, Karma.

Summary: Rhyming text and illustrations present a recipe for how to bake a pie from all the things that make America great.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Wilson

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