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Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: A counting book featuring dogs engaged in various activities, from walking through the city all alone to slurping up a fallen ice cream cone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E New

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: A town prepares for and enjoys a visit with a large group of very entertaining pigs in this rhyming tale of hospitality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E New

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: After waking from her winter nap, Skunk worries that her friends have forgotten her but it turns out they have planned a spring surprise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E NEW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa

Summary: "Three-year-old Casey wants what his older sister, Jessie, has--a shimmery skirt, glittery painted nails, and a sparkly bracelet--but Jessie does not approve. After two boys tease Casey about his appearance, Jessie evolves to a place of acceptance and celebration of her gender creative younger brother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: At night when Mrs. Brown begins to snore, her sixty cats have fun galore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: Young Selena, who would rather twirl than walk, begins to study ballet and, after years of practice and a great deal of encouragement from Miss Tutu, finally makes her stage debut.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: At night when Mrs. Brown begins to snore, her sixty cats have fun galore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E New

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 NEW

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: In this rhyming tale in the style of "The Night before Christmas," a family's preparations for Chanukah are disrupted by a wildly spinning dreidel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC NEW

Newman, Lesléa

Summary: "Brings to life a not too distant history of immigration to Ellis Island. When it's time for nine-year-old Gittel and her mother to leave their homeland behind and go to America for the promise of a new life, a health inspection stops any chance of Gittel's mother joining her daughter on the voyage. Knowing she may never see her mother again, Gittel must find the courage within herself to leave...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa

Summary: When Heather goes to playgroup, at first she feels bad because she has two mothers and no father, but then she learns that there are lots of different kinds of families and the most important thing is that all the people love each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa

Summary: Inside the house, a boy prepares for the Passover ritual of welcoming Elijah--meanwhile, outside the house, a kitten lingers in the cold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: A young boy deals with the loss of his beloved cat Charlie, eventually accepting the arrival of another, very different cat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E New

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: Professor Ueno's loyal Akita, Hachiko, waits for him at the train station every afternoon, and even after the professor has a fatal heart attack while at work, Hachiko faithfully continues to await his return until the day the dog dies. Based on a true story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Newma