Picture Books

The saddest toilet in the world book cover

The saddest toilet in the world

Sam Apple

jE Apple
Picture Books

With Danny unwilling to be toilet trained, his toilet seeks a new life elsewhere, forcing Danny and his parents to track down the toilet and show him that Danny is truly ready to use him.

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A big mooncake for little star book cover

A big mooncake for little star

Grace Lin

jE Lin
Picture Books, Fantasy, Nature

Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cookie and, despite Mama's request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night.

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Grace Lin has created a truly distinguished, female-centric, and empowering original folktale. -Casey

I am a cat book cover

I am a cat

Galia Bernstein

jE Bernstei
Picture Books

Simon the housecat points out that he may not roar like a lion or run fast like a cheetah, but he has many other things in common with the big cats.

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A hungry lion or a dwindling assortment of animals book cover

A hungry lion or a dwindling assortment of animals

Lucy Ruth Cummins

jE Cummins
Picture Books

Members of a large group of animals, including a penguin, two rabbits, and a koala, disappear at an alarming rate but the hungry lion remains.

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The day you begin book cover

The day you begin

Jacqueline Woodson

jE Woodson
Picture Books

Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.

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Orange pear apple bear book cover

Orange pear apple bear

Emily Gravett

jE Gravett
Picture Books

Explores concepts of color, shape, and food using only five simple words, as a bear juggles and plays.

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Monkey and me book cover

Monkey and me

Emily Gravett

jE Gravett
Picture Books

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After the fall : how Humpty Dumpty got back up again book cover

After the fall : how Humpty Dumpty got back up again

Dan Santat

jE Santat
Picture Books

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

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Dreamers book cover

Dreamers

Yuyi Morales

jE Morales
Picture Books

"An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story"--

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In telling us her own immigration story, Morales reveals the power that stories, libraries as institutions, and librarians as people have to impact our communities and the world in meaningful ways. And she does so resplendently. -Casey

Pearl book cover

Pearl

Molly Schaar Idle

jE/Idle
Picture Books, Fantasy

When young Pearl, a mermaid, becomes caretaker of a single grain of sand, she discovers that performing even the smallest task well can transform the world.

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