Monday, February 10, 2014

Children's Books


What Does the Fox Say by Ylvis

Do you know what the fox says? Based on the hugely popular YouTube video with more than 200 million views, this picture book is packed full of foxy fun.

Dog goes woof. Cat goes meow. Bird goes tweet and mouse goes squeak…

But what does the fox say?

The lyrics of Ylvis’s YouTube sensation “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” meet Svein Nyhus’s playful illustrations in this irresistibly entertaining read-aloud picture book.


The English Roses by Madonna

The English Roses are as tight as five friends can be. Nothing can come between the five girls, Nicole, Amy, Grace, Charlotte and Binah! But then Nicole finds out that her New York pal, Leslie, is moving to London. At first the girls can’t wait to meet her. 

But when Leslie arrives, the Roses start to worry that she’s stealing Nicole from them!

Hare and the Big Green Lawn by Katharine Crawford Robey

What would you do if you had the biggest, greenest lawn on the block? 

Hare's neighbors spend every day working, watering, and worrying over their short, green grass. But not Hare! He has a plan to turn his lawn into a peaceful meadow - full of sagebrush, bluestem, and June grass. Hare and the Big Green Lawn shows us that native plants are beautiful and easy to care for. 

By watching Hare's lawn transform, children can learn valuable lessons about conservation and nonconformity. 


Sinat and the Instrument of the Heart: a Story of Cambodia by Chath pierSath

Sinat is a young boy from Cambodia. He learns to play a thousand-year-old string instrument from its last great living master. This story is based on the real-life experience of a Cambodian boy named Sinat.

Hip-O Wants to Play by Karen Baicker

Who wants to play? The playground is full of friends, but everyone is just too busy to play with Hip-O. Will anyone have time to join him today?

Disney Pixar Presto! by D.P. Sugarborough

What happens when a magician’s assistant decides he’s not going to go along with the act?  

May I Please Have a Cookie? by Jennifer E. Morris

In this Level 1 Scholastic Reader, Alfie learns that the best way to get a delicious cookie is to say please!

Alfie loves his mommy's cookies, and he wants one more than anything! But grabbing for one, fishing for one, and dressing up as a cookie inspector don't seem to work. His mommy says there is a better way. What is it?

Beginning readers will learn proper manners with Alfie as his mommy teaches him to say the magic words.


Manners Matter by Marc Brown

Arthur and the gang decide it's time to teach Binky some manners. After giving him a taste of his own rude medicine, they notice a big change in their friend. A fun book with a nice lesson.


I Spy A School Bus by Jean Marzollo

All new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create an I Spy easy reader. With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader.
Whatever the Weather by Karen Wallace

Beginning readers will be captivated by the eye-catching DK photographs and plenty of word repetition to help build their confidence.