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Perfectly Safe

Uma Krishnaswami (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389515

Nat is all set to ride in a chaser truck at the hot-air balloon festival until he meets a killdeer family.

The Crooked Pumpkin

Patti Werner Hillenius (author) Sheila Bailey (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389638

Nicholas hides a pumpkin and gets a surprise the following year.

Garden Stakeout

Susan Berk Koch (author) Susan Detwiler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389256

Tyler struggles with a rabbit infestation in his garden.

Marmalade

Betty Bates (author) Bridget Starr Taylor (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389393

Two boys use marmalade to lure a skunk safely out of the house.

Night of the Whippoorwill

Beverly J. Letchworth (author) Denny Bond (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389454

Alex discovers that a nighttime fishing trip can be fun.

Allie's Sparrow

Nancy Walker-Guye (author) Karen Stormer Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389027

This young girl helps free a bird that got caught in a store.

Hummingbird and Heron

Lana Krumwiede (author) Alexandra Ball (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387733

In this take on 'The Tortoise and the Hare', Hummingbird and Heron race to see who gets to eat fish from the river and who has to eat something else.

Sky Bear's Gift

Nina Jaffe (author) S. D. Nelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387856

This Ojibwa folk tale describes the musical sounds of rain and thunder.

A Snail Tale

Roger Williamson (author) Mary Kurnick Maass (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387344

Krystal discovers why a snail is taking so long to cross the sidewalk.

A Walk in the Popcorn Rain

Beverly Capozzoli (author) Linda Townshend (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387351

The sound of raindrops on Jarrett's umbrella reminds Mom to make a special snack.

Making the Pie

Valeri Gorbachev (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387474

Bert Beth and Grandpa make a pumpkin pie to share with friends at their pumpkin party.

Sing Me a Soft Song Mr. Wind

Nancy White Carlstrom (author) Jennifer E. Morris (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385753

A little girl wants the loud wind to sing her a soft song. But when the flowers bloom Mr. Wind goes away.

Fall Fun

Nancy Walker-Guye (author) Bridget Strevens-Marzo (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385982

Max is grumpy because he can't find any flowers for Mrs. Mole. Felix and Harriet help him make a leaf bouquet instead. Mrs. Mole invites them in for hot cocoa and a story.

Shadow Rabbits

Cynthia Porter (author) Thao Lam (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682386255

A poem about rabbits and their shadows in the moonlight.

Eating in the Woods

Marianne Mitchell (author) Kathryn Mitter (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385685

Kari and her mom go on a hike in the woods. They watch a deer leaping through a clearing and settle down for a picnic lunch as a deer has a picnic of her own. Readers will see both Spanish and English phrases in this story.

How Do You Know When the Carrots Are Ready?

Nancy Ramsey (author) Nicole in den Bosch (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384862

Grandpa and Chelsea take care of their garden together, and Chelsea learns how to tell when the carrots are ready.

The Thanksgiving Garden

Mary Ashwood (author) Len Ebert (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382400

Kyle's birthday present turns into a delicious part of Thanksgiving dinner.

Kimo and the Ghost Crabs

Jodi Daynard (author) Barbara Kiwak (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380277

Hiki--ghost crabs--have made nests all over everyone's gardens. Can Kimo find a way to make the crabs leave?

A Mother's Day Surprise

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038780

The twins sprout bean seeds in their kindergarten classroom. After planting their seeds in pots, seedlings appeared, just in time to take them home for a special Mother's Day gift.

Annika's Fireworks

Lisa Rosinsky (author) Fiona Lumbers (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038742

When the fireworks are over, Annika looks to find out where the sparkles have gone. She discovers fireflies--sparkles she'll be able to enjoy all summer long.

A Kite-Flying Day

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038766

Tex and Indi are in the park with their neighbor Niko and his family. The kids are trying to figure out how to get their kites to fly. Nothing works until a helpful gust of wind comes along and blows everyone's kites up high.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

Badger's Perfect Garden

Marsha Diane Arnold (author) Ramona Kaulitzki (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138339

It's springtime and Badger is ready to plant the perfect garden. He has spent months gathering and sorting seeds. It's been a lot of work but it's worth it. His friends Red Squirrel, Dormouse, and Weasel come to help. They weed. They rake. And finally they plant. Afterward, everyone celebrates, and Badger can already imagine the perfect rows of flowers and vegetables. But then a rainstorm comes and washes away the beautiful seeds. Badger's perfect garden is ruined. Or is it? Author Marsha Diane Arnold's gentle story will encourage young readers to think beyond plans and expectations and imagine the wonderful possibilities that may occur when life and nature have other ideas.

The Mystery of the Too Crisp Cash

M.J. Cosson (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847824

The Koots are on the trail of a counterfeiter after Ben and Toby are questioned by Officer Gomez about passing a fake twenty-dollar bill.

The Adventures of Spot: Enjoy the Seasons

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374588

Seasons! Spot wants to play outside but it is too cold. Spot plays in a pile of leave. Spot is playing outside, then the weather begins to change. Spot says hello to spring. Spot enjoys summer. Stories by Marileta Robinson and Highlights for Children.