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Monster Hunt

Harriet Ziefert (author) Elliot Kreloff (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621472

Where are we going? Not around or over, but through and across until we find a BIG surprise! Not only is this delightful story (based on the song, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt) full of fun and cool sound effects, it also teaches children basic concepts and prepositions.

My String Broke

Harriet Ziefert (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801095

Do re mi—what can that be? It’s the sound of children preparing for music class. Make pretty music fill the air. Bravo! 

Stop Tooting

Harriet Ziefert (author) Sanford Hoffman (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621861

Andy wants to blow his horn, but his family thinks his tooting is just too loud. Will he find a place to play? You can almost hear the music with every turn of the page.

City Music

Harriet Ziefert (author) Richard Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621144

There’s music everywhere in the city—drumming, strumming, tapping and rapping. Children will dance to the sounds of this jazzy, sassy rhythmic text, brought to vivid life with colorful, energetic pictures.

Class Play

Harriet Ziefert (author) Martha Gradisher (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621953

Ms. Vanilla's class is happy today; they're about to put on a play. Everyone is ready. The whole school is there. The curtain goes up, so on with the show. It's the story of Red Riding Hood, and every young actor is really so good. But there's something familiar about Big Bad Wolf. Guess who it is? It's Ms. Vanilla!

Green Grass Grew All Around

Harriet Ziefert (author) Emily Bolam (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621809

“And the spring grass grew all around, all around. And the spring grass grew all around.” The classic children’s song gets an entertaining interpretation by artist Emily Bolam.

A Monster for Grandma

Melissa Conroy (author) Elliot Kreloff (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781949801064

Rusty and his Grandma Margo--who's an author--like to write stories together. But when Rusty discovers that she sometimes suffers from writer's block, he worries, and wonders what he can do to help her.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639585

Rosetta could sing and play guitar like no one had ever heard before. From her church's stage to Carnegie Hall, she brought her incredible gift of music to the world. With it, she also helped invent rock and roll! In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in music – Rosetta Tharpe!

Yara Shahidi

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470067

Whether you know Yara Shahidi as an actress or an activist, this smart and strong young woman has a bright future. Explore more about her many roles both onscreen and off.

Zendaya

Rachel Rose (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470074

This star is a triple threat. She can sing, dance, and act. And Zendaya's just getting started! Discover how Zendaya became such a success as she makes her way into the future.

Maria Tallchief: Prima Ballerina

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919687

With grace and determination, Maria Tallchief became the world’s first Native American prima ballerina! Her story of triumph dances through the pages of this leveled reader. A profile, hometown map, timeline, and other features highlight Maria’s rise to success!

Dolly Parton: Country Music Star

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919670

Dolly Parton may have built her fame on a country music career, but she has become a powerhouse in other industries, too! The pages of this title follow Dolly’s beginnings in music, her thriving free book program, and more. Features such as a profile, timeline, and quotes showcase her star-studded life!

Ava DuVernay: Movie Director

Kate Moening (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618919656

Ava DuVernay is an award-winning director! This impressive woman surpassed critics and found success in the movie business. This engaging title incorporates factual text, a profile, timeline and more that highlight Ava’s powerful presence in the film industry!

The Twelve Birdies of Christmas

Jennifer Sattler (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167339

The traditional carol is hilariously brought to life as 12 birdies count their way through the 12 days. From beret-wearing French hens to calling birds using their cell phones to scuba-diving swans, this visual reimagining of the holiday song is great fun for the youngest readers.

Making Art from Anything

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122681

Children will enjoy reading that art can be made from any kind of material, even unusual things such as trash or old bicycle parts.

How Do Artists Tell Stories?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122674

Read about the ways painters, musicians, and dancers are able to tell stories in art and make the viewer feel a certain way.

Artists Use Tools

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122650

Different art forms require different kinds of tools. Read about the tools different artists use, such as brushes for painting, computers for digital art, and instruments for music. connect core arts concepts to other STEAM topics.

Making Music

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124623

Do you play an instrument? Read about the different families of musical instruments and discover what makes each family unique.

Creating Comics

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124616

Do you have a favorite comic-strip character? Read about how art combines with a story or joke to create a comic strip, as well as what steps artists follow to make a comic.

The Five Parts of Art

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123633

Art you can look at and enjoy, such as a painting, is made by combining five basic parts: line, color, shape, space, and texture. Read about how the parts work together to create a great variety of interesting art!

Creating Art Together

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427123626

From painting murals to playing in orchestras, artists around the world often combine their ideas and talents together to make art in many different forms. Read about how working together helps create beautiful and unique art!

The Marching Band

Kathleen Urmston (author)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324113

Introduce words that name the instruments in the band within an easy-to-read patterned text.

How to Make a Card

Kathleen Urmston (author) Dennis Graves (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323796

Readers will follow step-by-step instructions to craft a special gift.

Colors in the City

Kathleen Urmston (author) Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323437

As each color is added to the picture, readers will watch the picture come to life.

The Clown

Kathleen Urmston (author) Dennis Graves (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323420

Readers will watch as, feature by feature, the main character transforms into a clown.