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New Juvenile Picture Books

The newest picture books in our collection are listed first. Click on the cover twice to see the book in our catalog.

JJ TRANSPORTATION ABB. A train-loving baby elephant is excited to go on a real train, but when the other baby animals want to play with different vehicles, he becomes upset, until he tries some of the other toys for himself.

Catalog - Train!

JJ NATURE COR. After seeing a picture of a flower garden, Wellington is determined to grow a garden even though he lives in a cold, snowy area.

Catalog - The magical snow garden

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS ARTHUR. When Arthur starts talking about his school project involving a Big Green Machine, D.W. imagines a scary contraption that will turn everyone green.

Catalog - Arthur turns green

JJ GROWING UP BRO. An apprehensive young boy accompanies his mother on a walk to a party, wondering whether or not he will have a good time and indulging in wild imaginings about each house they pass before finding reassurance at the end of their journey.

Catalog - What If... ?

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS SPLAT THE CAT. When Seymour finds a seed, he and Splat read up on gardening, plant it, and patiently wait for something to happen.

Catalog - Oopsie-daisy

JJ HUMOR HAU. Spotting an exquisite bird in a tree, three friends execute a series of stealthy plans to capture the bird only to have their efforts foiled, while their quiet, observant companion stretches out his hand to execute a plan of his own.

Catalog - Shh! we have a plan

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS PINKALICIOUS. Complemented by a foldout poster, bookmarks and stickers, a back-to-school story featuring the intrepid Pinkalicious finds her meeting a new teacher, missing her former teacher and looking for ways to make her classroom feel more familiar.

Catalog - Pinkalicious and the New Teacher [With Poster]

JJ CELEBRATIONS BRE. Loving surprises and fearing almost nothing, brave little monster Melly accepts her cousin's invitation to a big surprise and sees skittish skeletons, a coal-black cat and ghoulish goblins on her journey.

Catalog - Not Very Scary

JJ TRANSPORTATION MCM. A latest entry in the whimsical series that includes I'm Bad! and I Stink! combines rhyming cadences with onomatopoeic word sounds in the story of a trusty red fire truck that rushes to the rescue.

Catalog - I'm Brave!

JJ GROWING UP FOX. After all the kissing and the hugging and the rocking and the snuggling, there at last comes a time for sleeping.

Catalog - Baby Bedtime

JJ HUNOR BEC. Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.

Catalog - A library book for Bear

JJ PUZZLES WIC. This bestselling book features a collection of favorite I Spy riddles that send readers searching 12 photographs for hidden objects.

Catalog - I Spy Treasure Hunt

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS PINKALICIOUS. Pinkalicious can't believe it: The mayor has canceled Halloween because a storm has knocked out the town's power. No Halloween means no Halloween candy. No Halloween jack-o'-lanterns. No Halloween trick-or-treating. No Halloween holiday parties. And worst of all, no Halloween costumes. Superhero Pinkagirl would find a way to save Halloween, and Pinkalicious decides she will too.

Catalog - Pink or treat!

The original great white whale, first spied off the coast of Chile in 1810, becomes a prime target for whalers as he thrashes about the Pacific and achieves legendary status.

Catalog - Mocha Dick : the legend and fury

J FIC BEC. Fifth-grader Kate faces a challenge when her mother asks her to be especially nice to Nora, a classmate and fellow flute player who is sometimes mean.

Catalog - Kate the great : except when she's not

J FIC LAR. When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

J FIC ADL. Danny and Calvin decide to find out why their fourth-grade teacher, Mrs. Cakel, is suddenly behaving very strangely by not only failing to enforce her many rules, but by violating some herself.

Catalog - Danny's doodles : the squirting donuts

J SERIES CHEESIE MACK. Cheesie and Georgie unearth an artifact from Colonial times and become middle school celebrities.

Catalog - Cheesie Mack is not exactly famous

J SERIES CHEESIE MACK. Ronald "Cheesie" Mack shares memories, thoughts, and drawings about everything that happened before, during, and after fifth grade graduation.

Catalog - Cheesie Mack is not a genius or anything

J SERIES CHEESIE MACK. The summer after fifth grade, Cheesie and Georgie go to camp in Maine, where they discover that they are bunking with the older kids and Cheesie must face off in a Cool Duel with the dreaded Kevin Welch.

Catalog - Cheesie Mack is cool in a duel

J FIC BOS. Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic.

Catalog - Bad magic

J FIC CAV. Sixth grader Abigail, assigned a different homeroom than her two best friends and made only the alternate on the pom-pom squad, learns a lot about popularity and true friendship when paired with unpopular Gabby for a year-long "Friendly Letter Assignment."

Catalog - Always, Abigail

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS DISNEY. In the magical world of Palace Pets! Each Disney Princess has a furry pet to love and care for: Cinderella's puppy, Sleeping Beauty's kitty, Rapunzel's pony, and Snow White's bunny.

Catalog - Cuddly princess pals

JJ HUMOR HEA. Little Red Riding Hood is a precocious toddler who fearlessly hugs the Big Bad Wolf, turning him into a confused ally during an exhausting afternoon of tea parties, dancing, and games of hide-and-seek at Grandma's house.

Catalog - Very little Red Riding Hood

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS THOMAS. Naughty Diesel the train engine gets in trouble by misbehaving but then redeems himself in a time of crisis.