New Juvenile Picture Books
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New Juvenile Picture Books
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Snappsy's ordinary day is interrupted by a meddling narrator.
Snappsy the alligator : "did not ask to be in this book!"
Queen Elsa and Princess Anna are hosting a ball for the people of Arendelle. Elsa knows it's the prefect time to show everyone how much she loves her sister. But can Elsa find the right gift for Anna before she loses sight of what's really important?
Nancy and Jojo go on a sleepover, but since it's Jojo's first one, Nancy is determined to make it fun and put her at ease, but when it's time for bed, it's Nancy who grows nervous and needs the help of her sister.
Fancy Nancy: Saturday Night Sleepover
Learning shapes has never been as much fun as it is in this clever die-cut board book from master artist Yusuke Yonezu. All the circles in this book, such as big, small, and in numerous different colors those are transform into a surprising array of objects when the page is turned. It's a fun concept book that will engage young children over and over.
A poetic tribute to a lesser-known event in African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in 19th-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square to sing, dance and put aside their troubles for a few hours.
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Freedom in Congo Square | Carole Boston Weatherford, R. Gregory Christie | January 5th 2016 | This poetic, nonfiction story about a little-known piece of African American history captures a human’s capacity to find hope and joy in difficult circumstances and demonstrates how New Orleans' Congo Square was truly freedom’s heart. #picturebook #nonfiction #2016
At the end of 2015, I started thinking about all of the literary delights that will be headed our way this year. Therefore, I decided to compile what I call an ‘ultimate list’ of picture and board books to look forward to in 2016. This list has everything from fiction to non-fiction to alphabet books to …
On Shelves Now: FREEDOM IN CONGO SQUARE by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie | Kids Read in Colour
As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans.
Freedom in Congo Square - MAIN Juvenile F379.N57 C667 2016 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9781499801033
Certain locales hold even greater significance because of the people who assembled there and continue to gather there even today. It's as if their spirits and the activities in which they engaged linger. Freedom In Congo Square (little bee books, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing Group, January 5, 2016) written by Carole Boston Weatherford with illustrations by R. Gregory Christie is about such a location.
Junior Library Guild : Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford
Freedom in Congo Square Carole Boston Weatherford & R. Gregory Christie
Freedom in Congo Square
Quirky egg-shaped creatures known as the Hueys explore the concept of opposites.
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THE HUEYS IN WHAT'S THE OPPOSITE? Written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. Sensible young Huey takes a fun-filled adventure through the world of contrary concepts when he imaginatively experiences such opposites as "beginning," "lucky" and "half full." A clever concept book from beginning to end.
The Hueys: What's the Opposite?: A Hueys Book by Oliver Jeffers http://www.amazon.com/dp/0399257705/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_pXeDwb0GSQYZ6
The Huey's in What's the Opposite? by Oliver Jeffers Quirky egg-shaped creatures known as the Hueys explore the concept of opposites.
The Hueys in What's the Opposite? Langauge tips plus link to AAC boards for storytelling #slpeeps #AAC
What's the Opposite? (The Hueys) by Oliver Jeffers http://www.amazon.ca/dp/0008165300/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_YfUCwb0DSHRKR
What's the Opposite by Oliver Jeffers. A funny book about opposites. | batchofbooks.com
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16 Awesome Picture Books to Read in 2016
The Hueys in What's the opposite?
Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree... But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship--and how special he truly is!
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Be a friend
Yoda the Persian cat oversees the foster cats but learns a lot when Buddy, a new kitten, joins the group.
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Yoda Gets a Buddy - Peabody Main
Yoda gets a Buddy
In this ode to hardworking mommies everywhere, they may not always be fun or neat, but their toddlers love them no matter what.
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While the kiddies prance and play and laugh at the not-so-flattering adjectives that mommies inevitably get stuck with, the bottom line remains the same: Love trumps all. Oh, and fluffy frosting helps, too. http://smithsonianapa.org/bookdragon/is-mommy-by-victoria-chang-illustrated-by-marla-frazee/
Is Mommy? / words by Victoria Chang and pictures by Marla Frazee
Teaming up with an adventurer named Kristoff and his reindeer, Sven, Princess Anna searches for her sister, Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
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Disney Frozen : the enchanted guide
Pete the cat shares some of his favorite quotes from famous people about the subject of love, and adds his own groovy take to them.
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A collection of quotes by famous notables, including Vincent van Gogh, Virgil, Ovid, and Charles Dickens, echoes Pete the Cat's thoughts on love.
Love is in the air! Pete the Cat shares some groovy words from the heart in this fun collection of all his favorite famous quotes about living an awesome life filled with love.
Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Love by Kimberly & James Dean
Pete the cat's groovy guide to love
Polar Bear has lost his underwear and he asks his friend, Mouse, to help him find it.