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Madison and the Two Wheeler

Vanita Braver (author), Carl DiRocco (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723147

Madison wants to ride her bike without training wheels, but after her first fall she loses confidence and doesn't want to try again. Her parents and Hope, her toy bluebird, urge her to keep practicing until she finally manages to ride without training wheels.

Sometimes It's Turkey, Sometimes It's Feathers

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724083

Mrs. Gumm finds a turkey egg and raises the poult for Thanksgiving dinner, but will her new friend become her dinner or a guest?

Snail Saves the Day

John Stadler (author), John Stadler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723208

A beginner reader. Snail's team has fallen behind in the final game, but slow as he is, he shows up just in time to save the day.

Six Is So Much Less Than Seven

Ronald Himler (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723192

Warm illustrations convey the deep bond between an old man and his six cats while teaching the reader about the cycle of life.

Harriet Can Carry It

Kirk Jay Mueller (author), Sarah Vonthron-Laver (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595725158

Harriet delivers the mail each day, carrying loads of letters and packages in her humongous pouch. After a long week of work, she decides to take time off to go to the beach with her little Joey. Along the way, she encounters a group of hilarious marsupials who ask Harriet to carry their stuff -- from swim fins to a kayak. Poor good-natured Harriet cannot say no until . . .

Madison's Patriotic Project

Vanita Braver (author), Carl DiRocco (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723130

Confident that her scrapbook will win first prize, Madison is upset when Jonathan wins instead. With consolation from her parents and Courage, her toy lion, she does the right thing and congratulates Jonathan on his success.

Have You Fed the Cat?

Michèle Coxon (author), Michèle Coxon (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723956

Everyone loved Sam and took care of him when he was a kitten, but now that he has grown and comes looking for attention all they do is feed him. So Sam gets fatter and fatter until Mother takes charge. This book teaches an important lesson about caring for pets.

A Sweetheart for Valentine

Lorna Balian (author), Lorna Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724113

When a very large baby is left on the steps of Town Hall, the villagers decide to raise the girl as their own. Oversized, but not under loved, Valentine wonders if there's a match for her anywhere in the world.

Three Cheers for Hippo!

John Stadler (author), John Stadler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724137

A beginner reader. Cat is terrified of taking his first parachute jump, but with Hippo's reassurance, he goes for it.

Mother's Mother's Day

Lorna Balian (author), Lorna Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724021

Hazel and her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother all go to visit each other on Mother's Day. But where's great-great-grandmother?

A Circle of Friends

Giora Carmi (author), Giora Carmi (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723048

When a young boy leaves his muffin beside a sleeping homeless man, a cycle of goodwill begins. Without a single written word, this book effectively teaches about helping, sharing, and caring.

The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship

Valeri Gorbachev (author), Valeri Gorbachev (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723765

A Ukrainian folktale about a young man who obtains a flying ship and sets off to win the hand of the Tsarevna --helped by six men with very unusual talents.

Alicia's Happy Day

Meg Starr (author), Cornelius Van Wright, Ying Hwa Hu (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723758

It is Alicia's birthday and as she walks through her Latino neighborhood all her neighbors and friends help to make the day very special.

Down in the Subway

Miriam Cohen (author), Melanie Hope Greenberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723918

Oscar was hot and bored on the subway train. Then he saw the Island Lady with a huge basket. "Want to know what's inside?" she asked. And out she brought a cool island breeze, the green Caribbean Sea, good things to eat a calypso man and music and everone joined in the fun.

Always By My Side

Susan Kerner (author), Ian P. Benfold Haywood (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595725097

A comforting, rhyming story written to help children understand that a father's love is forever, even if they grow up without his presence in their lives.

The Princess and the Giant: A Tale from Scotland

Suzanne I. Barchers (author), Marie Lafrance (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529611

When the king dies, the queen and her three daughters must work to survive. A giant steals from their garden, and then steals the daughters. The princesses outwit the giant to return home. Themes: ingenuity, perseverance.

Las duchas en el desierto

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185529

Observa en este libro al zopilote deleitarse con el sol de la mañana, el correcaminos hace una nube de polvo, el jabalí se revuelca, y el gato montés le da a su cría una lamida con su lengua áspera. Mientras el sol atraviesa el cielo, aprende cómo doce diferentes animales del desierto enfrentan las dificultades para mantenerse limpios en un lugar seco y árido. Explora el hábitat del desierto a través de sus animales y sus hábitos de higiene. Redactado en una prosa lírica, esta historia es una celebración a las tierras del desierto del Suroeste Americano

A Warm Winter Tail

Carrie A. Pearson (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185475

Do you ever wonder how animals stay warm in the winter? Well they wonder how humans do too! In a twist of perspective, wild creatures question if humans use the same winter adaptation strategies that they do. Do they cuddle together in a tree or fly south to Mexico? Take a look through an animal's eyes and discover the interesting ways that animals cope with the cold winter months in this rhythmic story.

Las tormentas de la pradera

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181590

Acurrúcate en un día lluvioso a leer y explorar los ecosistemas de la pradera través de su clima y los cambios por los que atraviesa. En cada mes se destaca una tomenta típica de la estación y un animal de la pradera, que debe buscar refugio, esconderse, escapar o aguantar esas tormentas. Narrada en prosa lírica, esta historia es una celebración de las praderas que dominan el centro del territorio americano y de los animales que viven ahí.

Prairie Storms

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181491

Cozy up for a rainy day read and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American lands and the animals that live there.

Veo, veo un hábitat

Cynthia Kieber-King (author), Christina Wald (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181521

Encuentra las plantas y los animales que viven en los 13 hábitats a lo largo de Norte América.Contado en rima narrativa, Veo, veo un hábitat invita a los niños a “espiar” las plantas, los invertebrados, los pájaros, y los mamíferos que viven en los hábitats de Norte América: el patio, la playa, la ciénaga, la cueva, el desierto, el bosque, la pradera, la montaña, el océano, las planicies, el estanque, el río, y el pantano. Los niños se divertirán descubriendo las características de cada hábitat mientras encuentran e identifican las plantas y los animales que residen en éstos, mientras aprenden acerca de lo que los seres vivos necesitan para sobrevivir.

Felino grande, gatito

Doris L. Mueller (author), Sherry Neidigh (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181545

Los felinos grandes son depredadores feroces que vagan el mundo desde las montañas hasta los desiertos. ¿Cómo es que estos gatos salvajes que cazan para comer pueden ser iguales a los gatos domésticos que pueden perseguir a un ratón o a una bola de estambre? ¿De qué maneras son diferentes? La secuela galardonada anteriormente a este libro Un Lobo Aúlla, les enseña a los niños a contar y presenta los meses del año mientras observan el cambio en las estaciones. También, les presenta los días de la semana mientras viajan a siete diferentes hábitats para conocer a los felines grandes, y de regreso a casa para comparar y contrastar el comportamiento de los gatos domésticos con los que son sus parientes.

Un día en la montaña

Kevin Kurtz (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181095

Ven y pasa un día en la montaña, es la continuación al primer libro ganador de Kevin Kurts, Un día en el pantano salado. Los versos en rima y las maravillosas ilustraciones llevan a los lectores a la cima de una montaña desde los bosques hasta la cima de ésta cubierta de nieve. Mientras escalas, serás testigo del cambio en el hábitat y conocerás las plantas y los animales que viven ahí.

A Day on the Mountain

Kevin Kurtz (author), Erin E. Hunter (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180982

Come spend A Day on the Mountain, the follow up to Kevin Kurtz's award-winning first book, A Day in the Salt Marsh. Rhyming verse and vibrant illustrations take readers up a mountain, from the forested bottom to the snow-covered top. While climbing, they witness the changing habitats and meet the plants and animals that live there. Learn about Black bears, Great Gray Owls, Garter snakes, Clark's nutcrackers, Bighorn sheep, Hummingbirds, Yellow-bellied marmots, Mountain goats, Salamanders, and Snow fleas.

La historia de Campeona: ¡A los perros les da cáncer también!

Sherry North (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181132

Los niños que afrontan el cáncer—sea su propio, un miembro de la familia, un amigo, o hasta un animal doméstico—encontrarán en este libro ayuda para el entendimiento de esta enfermedad. Un muchacho joven descubre una protuberancia en su perro, quien luego es diagnosticado con esas palabras temidas: “Es cáncer”. El muchacho cariñosamente se encarga del cuidado de su perro que será sometido a los mismos tipos de tratamientos y que tendrá muchas de las mismas reacciones que un humano tendría en circunstancias similares (transferencia). La escritora médica y autora premiada de libros de niños, Sherry North, teje artísticamente este serio tema con una historia que hasta los chiquitos pueden comprender.