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Super Sam

Lori Ries (author), Sue Ramá (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891714

Sam is a super brother. He can run. He can leap. He can climb tall cliffs! But when his baby brother gets hurt, Super Sam must try his hardest to save the day. This simple, charming story and its bold, energetic illustrations are just right for lap sharing and story hour.

The Ugly Vegetables

Grace Lin (author), Grace Lin (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570914911

It's easy to appreciate a garden exploding with colorful flowers and fragrances, but what do you do with a patch of ugly vegetables? Author/illustrator Grace Lin recalls such a garden in this charming and eloquent story. The neighbors' gardens look so much prettier and so much more inviting to the young gardener than the garden of "black-purple-green vines, fuzzy wrinkled leaves, prickly stems, and a few little yellow flowers" that she and her mother grow. Nevertheless, mother assures her that "these are better than flowers." Come harvest time, everyone agrees as those ugly Chinese vegetables become the tastiest, most aromatic soup they have ever known. As the neighborhood comes together to share flowers and ugly vegetable soup, the young gardener learns that regardless of appearances, everything has its own beauty and purpose.

Fix it, Sam

Lori Ries (author), Sue Rama (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570917226

Petey wants to make something wonderful, but he can't help making a mess along the way. It's a good thing his big brother Sam is always there to fix his mistakes.

Grandma's Feather Bed

John Denver (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691440

Upbeat, funny and irresistibly singable, this song was made famous by John Denver and now made doubly delightful by Christopher Canyon's illustrations. Especially if you listen along with Denver, kids will say, play it again! It is all about the cousins, the chicken pie, four hound dogs and a piggy, but as the song says, the best darn thing about Grandmas house was her great big feather bed. Vince Gill put it in a nutshell: "It just makes sense--John Denver and kids!"

Look at Our Families

April Barth (author), Melody DeJesus (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193104

See how we use numbers, tallies, and charts to share information about the things our families like to do.

Happy Birthday, Everyone!

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190431

Everyone has a birthday. Young or old, we all like to celebrate with friends and family.

Family Fun

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190394

I do many things with my family. We love to spend time together!

Little Chick Is Lost!

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190110

Where is Little Chick? Rooster and the other farm animals work together to find her.

Too Slow for Little Cat

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190066

Little Cat goes to the carnival with Mom and Dad. She likes fast, exciting rides. Mom and Dad do not!

Gone Fishing

Karen Walberg (author), Mark Corcoran (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190011

Fishing is fun, but it's also hard work! Spend the day with a grandfather and granddaughter on their fishing trip.

Finding Shapes With Dad

Chris Michaels (author

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196235

Shapes can be seen everywhere we go. What shapes can you see?

Dad Likes New Clothes

Laura Verderosa (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196051

People like new clothes. What new clothes would you like?

Counting With Mom

Chris Michaels (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196211

It's fun to count. It's even more fun to count with someone you love!

At Grandma's House

Laura Verderosa (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196075

What do you eat when you visit Grandma?

My Family

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607191483

There are many different types of families. Who are the people in your family?

For Baby (For Bobbie)

John Denver (author), Janeen Mason (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584694519

Everyone loves babies, and John Denver's love song For Baby (For Bobbie), interpreted as a children's picture book by award-winning illustrator Janeen Mason, reminds us that these feelings are universal. Captivating images lead us around the globe, from Sri Lanka to the Arctic, and deepen the experience of John Denver's enduring song, a legacy of love.

Let's Get Pizza

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104281

When Dan and Dad go out for pizza they learn that just because it smells so good doesn't mean you should eat too much. It's much better if you share.

In the Big City

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104243

Packing up and moving from a small house to a big city filled with tall buildings and bustling sounds is exciting.

Ancient Rhymes, A Dolphin Lullaby

John Denver (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691433

Here is a gentle way to share a birth with a child. John Denver's hauntingly beautiful song "Ancient Rhymes" is about the birth of a baby dolphin, and Christopher Canyon's luminous illustrations - including a baby dolphin curled up with an umbilical cord and also a live birth - convey a sense of mystery, awe, and anticipation of things to come. The baby soon tastes the air and learns of dolphin ways, much the same way as a human baby does. There's something magical and indescribable about it - a timeless and endearing lullaby.

Take Me Home, Country Roads

John Denver (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691426

This brilliant picture book adaptation of the first hit song of John Denver is all about roots, family, and country. Set in Appalachia, a humorously diverse bunch of relatives and their in-laws go up, down and around the hills of West Virginia to converge by car, pickup, and motorcycle to a family reunion at Grandma and Grandpa's country home. True to Appalachian style, Canyon portrays it all as if on a quilt, complete with little stitches between the fabric.

Whale Snow

Debby Dahl Edwardson (author), Annie Patterson (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570913945

Amiqqaq is excited when his family catches a bowhead whale. As his family prepares to celebrate the traditional Iñupiaq whaling feast, Amiqqaq learns about the spirit-of-the-whale.

Llegó la noche

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

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228693

Lee la historia. ¡Luego canta la historia! Desde la mamá oso y su cachorro hasta la madre y su niño, siga los pasos de la madres acostando a sus hijos. A los niños les encantará este dulce cuento con cálidas ilustraciones. (Listen to the story! Read the story! Sing the Story! “Llego La Noche,” includes the Read-along version of the story followed by the same story sung in an adorable song. From the bear and cub to the woman and child, follow along as the mothers put their babies to bed. Children will love this sweet story with warm illustrations.)