picture books

picture books

Bob Ross, Peapod the Squirrel, and the happy accident

"When a giant paint splotch becomes the basis for a beautiful landscape, Bob and Peapod create wonderful works of art as they move from one happy accident to the next"--OCLC.

Turning red

"Mei Lee is a confident, dorky thirteen-year-old torn between staying her mother's dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. And as if changes to her interests, relationships, and body weren't enough, whenever she gets too excited (which for a teenager is practically ALWAYS), she 'poofs' into a giant red panda"--Provided by publisher.

Sharky McShark

Sharky is the meanest, most fearsome creature in the deep until an accidental encounter with a tiny crab shows her a better way in this tale reminiscent of "The Lion and the Mouse.".

Alexander von Humboldt

explorer, naturalist & environmental pioneer
Young readers can learn all about the incredible life of naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, whose explorations created the basis for modern ecology, in this adventure-filled picture book that will spark a passion for discovery and conservation in the youngest readers.

El papalote

Presents a children's book for early readers about the good and bad events that occur when a mother decides to make a kite for her four children.

I am Harriet Tubman

"A biography of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist leader who played a key role in helping enslaved people escape via the Underground Railroad"--Provided by publisher.

Paw Patrol

"Are you ready for an underwater adventure in Puplantis with Chase, Marshall, Skye, and the rest of the PAW Patrol? When Mayor Humdinger causes deep-sea chaos it's up to the heroic pups and their new friend, a merpup named Coral, to save the day"--Provided by publisher.


Rhyming text and colorful illustrations follow the humorous happenings that follow the fall of a bright, juicy apple. A bunch of animals compete for which of them gets to have the apple all to themselves.

Not a monster

"Learn all about the life cycle of this . . . amphibian, [the axolotl], in this . . . book that integrates Spanish words and a . . . color concept"--Provided by publisher.

Drawing outdoors

"Maybe your school has a playground, gym, computers, and a library. But at this school in a faraway mountain range, things are a little different. There's a blackboard, some chairs..and not much else. But with the help of an extraordinary teacher and a little imagination, anything is possible! The students in this spirited picture book spend their days drawing dinosaurs outdoors. They draw astounding, spectacular creatures that come to life before their eyes, and turn their school into a wondrous place, where any child would want to go and learn"--Provided by publisher.


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