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Ellen DeGeneres

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280396

In Ellen DeGeneres, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of comedian and TV superstar Ellen DeGeneres. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in DeGeneres’s life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. This title also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Full Color

Etienne Delessert (author, illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603058

Imaginative creatures present all the colors of the rainbow, identify primary colors, and illustrate how three colors can make countless others in this one-of-a-kind introduction.

The Wheels On The Bus

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339088

Kids will love to sing-along with this classic children’s song “The Wheels On The Bus!” The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round. The horn on the bus goes beep, beep, beep. The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish. The driver on the bus says, “Move on back,” and so much more. Children will love this repetitive song which encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early childhood skills they will need for the school years ahead.

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339071

Kids will love to sing-along with this classic children’s song, “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” This well-known rhyming song is perfect to sing and follow along with just before bedtime. “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early literacy skills they will need for the school years ahead.

B-I-N-G-O!

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339057

Kids will love to sing-along and meet the farmer and his adorable dog, Bingo. This repetitive song encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early childhood skills they will need for the school years ahead. With this perfect combination of education and entertainment, kids and parents alike will enjoy clapping and singing along with the farmer’s favorite dog, Bingo!

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.

A Tuba Christmas

Helen L. Wilbur (author) Mary Reaves Uhles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126398

With a family that loves music as much as hers does, it was only a matter of time before it was Ava's turn to pick out an instrument. Her mother plays the piano, her father plays the violin, and one brother plays the cello while the other plays the clarinet. As soon as Ava selects an instrument, she will be able to join them as they practice for the annual holiday concert. And her family has definite ideas on what instrument Ava should select, from the piano to the flute to the violin. But Ava isn't interested in any of them. Ava wants to play the tuba. And she gets her wish. But playing the tuba isn't as easy as it seems. And there is no place for a tuba in the annual concert. But with the encouragement of her music teacher, Ava finds a place for her and her tuba in a special holiday celebration.

Write On, Irving Berlin!

Leslie Kimmelman (author) David C. Gardner (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122963

Escaping persecution for being Jewish, the Baline family fled Russia and arrived by ship in New York City harbor in September 1893. Little Israel Isidore Baline is only five years old. After arriving at Ellis Island, the first stop for all immigrants, Israel and his family are ready to begin a new life in America. His family settles in the Lower East Side and soon Israel (now nicknamed Izzy) starts school. And while he learns English, he is not a very good student. According to his teachers he daydreams and sings in class. But while these may not be traits that are helpful in the classroom, these are wonderful tools for a budding singer and composer. And by the time that Izzy (now known as Irving) is a young man, he is well on his way to becoming one of the most well-known composers in America. This vivid picture-book biography examines the life of Irving Berlin, the distinguished artist whose songs, including "God Bless America," continue to be popular today.

Making a Valentine

Meg Gaertner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838550

Shares the story of Mia, who wants to make a Valentine's Day card for her mom. First she collects the paper, markers, scissors, and glue. Then she begins cutting out her card. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Mia's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about Valentine's Day. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

A Color Scavenger Hunt

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825857

Informs readers about primary, secondary, complementary, and tertiary colors, along with the different shades of certain colors, through simple text, photographs, and matching activities. Additional features to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, an index, an answer key, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Danny Paints a Picture

Mia Coulton (author, illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9780974647555

Danny is feeling artistic and gathers his paint supplies in order to paint a picture. Danny paints a funny portrait of Dad.

Blake Shelton

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786545

Meet Famous entertainer Blake Shelton! In this engaging title, readers will Follow Blake Shelton’s career from his first album Blake Shelton, to his work on The Voice to his nine Country Music Association Awards and four Academy of Country Music Awards! Shelton’s charitable work is also featured. Table of contents, map, “Did You Know” fact boxes, a “Snapshot” graphic with vital information, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Beyoncé

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786491

Meet pop star Beyoncé! In this engaging title, readers will follow Beyoncé’s career from Destiny’s Child to her first solo album Dangerously in Love to singing the national anthem at President Barack Obama’s inauguration to a record 62 Grammy Award nominations! Beyoncé’s charitable work is also featured. Table of contents, map, “Did You Know” fact boxes, a “Snapshot” graphic with vital information, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Maria Tallchief Native America's Prima Ballerina

Jennifer Marino Walters (author) Nigel Dobbyn (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407250

Maria Tallchief was inspired to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma. For tribal ceremonies only men were allowed to dance. But, Maria went on to become America's first prima ballerina.

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.

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.

Bass Guitar

Matilda James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416552

Discover the bass guitar in this simple and engaging book for curious kids. Beginning level texts introduce young readers to common musical instruments. Each book in this series explains how a musical instrument works and how it is played. Simple sentences encourage kids to learn more about music and to learn to play themselves. Each book in this Discover Musical Instruments features brilliant photos to aid comprehension, a word list and additional features for teachers and caregivers.

Clarinet

Matilda James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416613

Discover the clarinet in this simple and engaging book for curious kids. Beginning level texts introduce young readers to common musical instruments. Each book in this series explains how a musical instrument works and how it is played. Simple sentences encourage kids to learn more about music and to learn to play themselves. Each book in this Discover Musical Instruments features brilliant photos to aid comprehension, a word list and additional features for teachers and caregivers.

Violin

Matilda James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532417184

Discover the violin in this simple and engaging book for curious kids. Beginning level texts introduce young readers to common musical instruments. Each book in this series explains how a musical instrument works and how it is played. Simple sentences encourage kids to learn more about music and to learn to play themselves. Each book in this Discover Musical Instruments features brilliant photos to aid comprehension, a word list and additional features for teachers and caregivers.

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! 

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.

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!

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.

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 worrie, and wonders what he can do to help her.

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.