picture books

picture books

Let Liberty rise!

how America's schoolchildren helped save the Statue of Liberty
"The true story of how schoolchildren helped fund the construction of the pedestal for the Statue of Liberty in New York City"--Provided by publisher.

A small blue whale

"A small blue whale learns the meaning of friendship"--.


"When baby wants out of his crib, it's up to his faithful dog to keep him out of trouble"--.

Little Hoo goes camping

"It's time for the Hoo family to go on their annual camping trip, but Little Hoo is a little bit nervous. From setting up a tent, to cooking dinner over the fire, to sleeping with spooky noises, camping has a lot of new things for Little Hoo to experience"--Amazon.

The giant of Jum

A hungry giant wants to eat Jack for a snack but is waylaid by other children who need his help.

A place to stay

a shelter story
"A young girl feels anxious about her first night at a shelter, but Mama has an idea . . . With a little imagination, can they find comfort together in this new place to stay?"--Back cover.

The feather

"When a great feather drifts from the leaden sky, two children recognize its extraordinariness and take it to the village for its protection. The villagers, however, want to encase it, upon which the feather loses its radiance. The children take it home and care for it through the night. In the morning it is again radiant, and when they set it free, it leaves behind the first signs of blue sky and color. The ambiguous ending invites multiple interpretations about the effects of selflessness and kindness"--Provided by publisher.

Charles Darwin's On the origin of species

"A picture book adaptation of Charles Darwin's . . . 'On the Origin of Species,' . . . illustrated and told in . . . easy-to-understand text for young readers"--Provided by publisher.

Mornings with Monet

Describes how as a young artist, Claude Monet rejected a traditional life path while embracing initially unpopular new approaches to painting and seeing, launching the French Impressionism movement.


stronger than steel
"A brave tractor farms for freedom in a story inspired by women who acted with courage and strength in American factories and on British farms during World War II"--Provided by publisher.


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