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The Icicle

Valery Voskoboinikov (author), Anne Linnemagi (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854481

Alex wants to buy his mother a birthday present, but all he has is a frying pan! He bangs on it with a street orchestra to earn money, but the musicians chase him away. When Alex fills his frying pan with soapy water to earn money washing cars, that doesn't work either. Finally, with great ingenuity Alex brings his mother a charming and original gift!

Yay for Big Brothers!

Janet Halfmann (author) Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781643518367

Big brothers are amazing! Did you know that big brothers are important in animal families, too? Animal big brothers do many of the same things as kid big brothers. They play with their younger siblings, teach them new things, and help with their care. Sometimes animal big brothers even babysit when their parents leave to hunt for food. Are you a big brother or do you have a big brother?

Tristan Makes a Gift

Cecilia Minden (author) Angela Edmonds (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189522

Tristan makes a special gift for his mom. This B-level story uses decodable text to raise confidence in early readers. The book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text.

Tristan Makes Lunch

Cecilia Minden (author) Angela Edmonds (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189553

Tristan helps his mom make lunch. This B-level story uses decodable text to raise confidence in early readers. The book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text.

El dulce tesoro

Kirsten McDonald (author) Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098231521

Carlos and Carmen want to make this year’s Father’s Day really special for Papá. At first they don’t know what to do, but working together, they come up with the perfect idea–a treasure hunt. Luckily for Papá, the twins are with him every step of the way making sure that he solves the clues, follows the map, and finds the sweet treasure.

Sign Language & Family

Bela Davis (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098207434

This book introduces young readers to American Sign Language words for family members. Each page features one family sign within an everyday situation a child might be apart of. The opposite page has a bright, fun image as well as an illustration of the sign created by an in-house designer and simple, step-by-step directions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

El nuevo bebé

Christine Platt (author) Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098231460

Ana & Andrew are expecting a sibling! The family is very excited. Mama’s family arrives from Trinidad, and everyone helps to get ready. When the baby arrives, Ana & Andrew learn from Granny that in African American culture, a baby’s name often tells an important story.

Eve Eats Everything: An Adventure with the Vowel E

Brandon Terrell (author)Daniela Massironi (illustrator)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781636902425

In Eve Eats Everything, beginning readers learn about the many sounds and functions of the vowel E. Watch as Eve and her stepdad, Ed, grocery shop and imagine eating many delicious foods. Vibrant illustrations and carefully leveled text will engage young readers in a supportive educational fiction reading experience. Supplementary back matter helps readers review the story, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Eve Eats Everything also features reading tips for teachers and parents and a table of contents.

Ruckus

Laurie Elmquist (author) David Parkins (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459817968

Reece's new dog, Ruckus, tears through life like a Tyrannosaurus rex. He bites everything that moves and drives Reece's mom nuts. The puppy was Dad's idea, to make things easier for Reece after his parents' separation, but Ruckus is not easy at all and Mom is getting fed up. When her diamond earrings go missing, it sends the family into a tailspin. What happens when a dog swallows something precious? Reece is about to find out. But they can't give up on this little Jack Russell terror, can they? He's family, after all. We first met Reece and his family in the Orca Echoes title Where's Burgess? by Laurie Elmquist.

James Meets the Prairie

Katy Z. Allen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847503

James and his family leave their oceanside home to travel in a covered wagon through the forests of the East to the prairies of the Midwest. Cover-to-Cover Book.

Celebrating Mother's Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) R.W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854734

The second Sunday in May is a time to celebrate mothers and all those who are like mothers. This book discusses the origins of Mother's Day and explains how songs, poems, and food can prove useful in showing our appreciation for mothers, stepmothers, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Otis P. Oliver Protests

Keri Claiborne Boyle (author) Daniel Duncan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166783

Otis P. Oliver is taking a stand. He is NOT taking another bath--ever. But when your opinions matter to the rest of the family about as much as the opinions of the family dog (who, it's worth mentioning, only has to bathe once a month), you have to get serious. So Otis borrows a spiffy suit from his dad and rouses a rabble of neighbor kids to stand up for what the know is right: a bathtub ban. This hilarious story about standing up for what you believe in, compromise, and family will have readers of all ages ready to hit the pavement for their cause--whatever it may be.

¡Viva! ¡Es sábado!

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Jenny Williams (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599229843

¿Cuál es tu día favorito de la semana? En ¡Viva! ¡Es sábado!/Hooray! It’s Saturday!, algo importante pasa cada día. ¡Pero el sábado, esta familia se divierte!

I Love You More

Bailey Thompson, Kim Mitzo Thompson (author) Dorothy Stott (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599229652

With a gentle kiss, Mama Bear puts Little Bear to bed. “I love you” turns into a precious game between Mama Bear and Little Bear, as they come up with many “I love you more” ideas.

A mi abuela, le gusta cocinar

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Roberta Collier-Morales (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599229874

¡Es la hora de comer, y Abuela está cocinando! En A mi abuela le gusta cocinar, aprenderá a decor los nombres de diferentes clases de comida y bebidas en español y en ingles.

My Grandma Likes To Cook

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Roberta Collier-Morales (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781575833231

A visit to Grandma’s house for dinner is a fun-filled, tasty event. And of course, dinner is not complete without dessert. What will Grandma make for dinner? Through simple text and beautifully-illustrated art, young readers learn the names of various foods as well as good table manners. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version A mi Abuela, le gusta cocinar.

It's Night-Night Time

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Wendy Edelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228198

Snuggle close and enjoy this rhyming story about mommy animals gently tucking their babies into bed.Mama Cat, Raccoon, Cow, Mouse, Horse, and Bird, each say “good night” to their babies in a different, caring way. Young readers will be captivated by the comforting story and reassuring illustrations. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day.

Our World is Whole

Gail Bush (author) Jennie Poh (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166790

One little girl knows that our world is whole because the connections between us all makes it so--from the family cat to the chatty neighbor to Mom and Dad and cousin Jerry. Our World is Whole is a lyrical meditation on mindfulness that celebrates interconnectedness and the ways we support one another and keep our world whole and spinning.

Digger and Daisy Go Camping

Judy Young (author) Dana Sullivan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138414

Meet Digger and Daisy! They are brother and sister. These dogs like to explore their world and see new things. Sometimes they agree with each other. Sometimes they disagree. But no matter the situation, one thing always stays the same--their love for each other. In playful, simple stories written especially for the K-1 audience, author Judy Young explores the dynamics and nuances of the sibling relationship. In Digger and Daisy Go Camping, it's summertime and the siblings head out to the woods to camp. Daisy says it will be fun but Digger isn't too sure. There might be bears. Digger and Daisy hike and swim and camp. But when it comes time for bed, Digger has a hard time falling asleep. Is it a bear?

With Love, Grandma

Helen Foster James (author) Petra Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534103160

Every grandma knows that her love for her grandchildren can span great distances! So when Grandma heads out on an adventure of her own, she stays in touch with her grandchild through a series of sweet letters and memories. Grandchild follows Grandma through her notes until Grandma finally returns home--and opens up Camp Grandma for a visit full of fun, grandma snuggles, and games. This tender story from the author and illustrator team behind Grandma Loves You! proves that a grandma's love knows no bounds.

Brother and Sister

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846517

A simple story about a brother and a sister. This story helps readers learn the words brother, and, and sister. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

It's Father's Day!

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826052

Engage readers with a story of celebrating Father's Day. Readers are introduced to Father's Day traditions, such as making homemade cards and playing sports outside. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

A Family's Story

Jeanne Dustman (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388620

Readers can follow along as they read about a woman and her family. This nonfiction book features numerous photographs of her family, interesting text, and a helpful table of contents, glossary, and index. Children will be encouraged to tell a story about their own family as they move through this charming book.

Families Through Time

Jeanne Dustman (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388613

In this charming nonfiction book, beginning readers will learn about the ways families have stayed the same--and changed--over time. With its vivid and charismatic images of families throughout time, helpful text, and a table of contents, glossary, and index, children will be excited to learn about families from the past and will be inspired to compare them to families today.

Life at Home

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433388255

This nonfiction title allows early readers to explore life at home from both the past and the present. The clear, engaging photos and simple text help children observe the differences and similarities in this engaging book that features a glossary and index for further understanding.