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How to Bee

by Bren MacDibble & Katherine Littrell Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

How to Bee is a beautiful, fierce and ultimately hopeful dystopian novel, set against an all-too-possible future where the bees are extinct, and it is up to the quickest and bravest kids to pollinate the flowers...


Madlenka Soccer Star

by Peter Sís Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (November 16, 2010)

Three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis rides the rising tide of soccer enthusiasm to score another winner.

Madlenka -- that cosmopolitan little girl whose city block is a world of its own -- is back and ready...


City of Fallen Angels

by Cassandra Clare, Ed Westwick & Molly C. Quinn Simon & Schuster Audio (April 05, 2011)

Trust is dangerous, and to love is to destroy. Plunge into the fourth installment in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and "prepare to be hooked" (Entertainment Weekly)--now with a gorgeous...


Little Elliot, Big City

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 25, 2014)

Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy--like cupcakes!...


Tractor Mac Tune-Up

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 07, 2015)

Tractor Mac is hard at work in the field one day when his engine starts to make a funny noise. It doesn't sound good, and it doesn't feel very good, either. Tractor Mac is scared that he has to take a trip to...


The Bear's Garden

by Marcie Colleen & Alison Oliver Imprint (March 23, 2020)

Inspired by the true story of a community garden in Brooklyn, New York, this picture book, The Bear's Garden, by writer Marcie Colleen and illustrator Alison Oliver, is a testament to how imagination and dedication...


Five Fuzzy Chicks

by Diana Murray & Sydney Hanson Imprint (February 10, 2020)

"Murray and Hanson have created what feels like an old classic that's simultaneously fresh and sweet... A bedtime countdown rhyme for every little farmer." --Kirkus Reviews

Five adorable baby chickens are determined...


Summer Days and Nights

by Wong Herbert Yee Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (April 09, 2012)

On a hot summer day, a little girl finds ways to entertain herself and stay cool. She catches a butterfly, sips lemonade, jumps in a pool, and goes on a picnic. At night, she sees an owl in a tree and a frog...


Green Green

by Marie Lamba, Baldev Lamba & Sonia Sanchez Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 08, 2017)

Green grass is wide and fresh and clean for a family to play in, and brown dirt is perfect for digging a garden. But when gray buildings start to rise up and a whole city builds, can there be any room for green...


The Little Ice Cream Truck

by Margery Cuyler & Bob Kolar Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 21, 2018)

The Little Ice Cream Truck is loaded up with tasty treats in this new addition to ever-popular The Little Dump Truck, The Little School Bus and The Little Fire Truck series.

Join the little ice cream truck and...


Little Elliot, Big City

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (December 08, 2014)

Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy--like cupcakes!...


Tractor Mac Builds a Barn

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 07, 2015)

Tractor Mac is used to driving across the fields-after all, what good are wheels if you can't use them? So he's disappointed when Farmer Bill parks him to run a saw mill and he sees that all of the other animals...


Tractor Mac Countdown to Christmas

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 12, 2016)

Preparing for Christmas is lots of fun, and no place is cozier in the wintertime than Stony Meadow Farm. Join Tractor Mac and his animal and vehicle friends as they wrap gifts, bake holiday treats, decorate...


Chinatown

by William Low Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 14, 1997)

Chinatown. City within a city. Home to street cobblers and herbalists, tai chi masters and kung fu students, outdoor fish markets and lots and lots of restaurants. And best of all, when the Chinese New Year...


Noisy Night

by Mac Barnett & Brian Biggs Roaring Brook Press (March 06, 2017)

It's a noisy night in this city building! The residents of each floor can hear their neighbors above them, and are wondering what's going on above their heads. Climb floor by floor and page by page to find out...


This Is My Home, This Is My School

by Jonathan Bean Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (October 26, 2015)

Drawing from his own childhood experiences, Jonathan Bean takes the autobiographically inspired family he introduced in Building Our House through the special rhythms and routines of a homeschooling day. For...


Little Elliot, Big Family

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (October 05, 2015)

When Mouse heads off to his family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much...


All the Animals Where I Live

by Philip C. Stead Roaring Brook Press (March 19, 2018)

The author used to live in the busy city where there were buses and trains, and people waiting for buses and trains.

Now he lives in the country and jubilantly takes us on a tour of his home, pointing out all...


Another Way to Climb a Tree

by Liz Garton Scanlon & Hadley Hooper Roaring Brook Press (August 07, 2017)

When Lulu's feeling well, she climbs every tree in sight, especially

the tallest ones,

the ones with the widest branches,

the ones with the stickiest sap.

But when Lulu's sick, she's not allowed outside. She...


Little Elliot, Fall Friends

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 28, 2017)

It's autumn in the Big City! Little Elliot and Mouse love the hustle and bustle of the city streets. But sometimes it feels like there are too many people, too many noises--just too much! The best friends decide...


Herman and Rosie

by Gus Gordon Roaring Brook Press (October 14, 2013)

Once upon a time in a very busy city, on a very busy street, in two very small apartments, lived...

Herman and Rosie.

Herman liked playing the oboe, the smell of hot dogs in the winter, and watching films about...


Oskar and the Eight Blessings

by Tanya Simon, Richard Simon & Mark Siegel Roaring Brook Press (September 07, 2015)

Winner of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award for Children's Literature

A refugee seeking sanctuary from the horrors of Kristallnacht, Oskar arrives by ship in New York City with only a photograph and an address...


Tractor Mac Plane Jane's Journey

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 11, 2017)

Plane Jane loves to take trips. She soars over mountains and above city skylines. But at the end of the day, no matter how far she has traveled, she's happy to come home and settle in with Tractor Mac and the...


Tractor Mac Farm Days

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (January 11, 2016)

Tractor Mac wakes up eager to start the day. Plow, plant, scoop, mow--there's always a new chore for him and his animal and vehicle friends to do at the farm. When the day is done, he washes up and goes to bed,...


Madlenka's Dog

by Peter Sís Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (July 14, 2014)

Note to Readers: Double-tap on images with golden borders to see more!

Another delightful romp around Madlenka's city block

Madlenka wants a dog! She doesn't really care what kind, so long as it's a dog that she...


Tractor Mac Teamwork

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 09, 2016)

All the vehicles and animals on Stonybrook Farm are enlisted to help build a new swimming hole for their town's residents. It is a big job, but Tractor Mac and his pals are willing to lend a hand. But a tractor...


Tractor Mac Farmers' Market

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (June 22, 2015)

Pete and Paul the pigs love food, especially snacks and sweets. But Tractor Mac knows there is a better way to eat, and that it can even be fun, too: buying food from the farmers' market! So Tractor Mac and...


Chester Cricket's Pigeon Ride

by George Selden & Garth Williams Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (February 24, 2014)

Chester Cricket--the famous cricket in Times Square--is homesick. When his friend Mario takes him to a sky show at the Planetarium, Chester realizes how much he misses seeing real stars at night.

Happily, he...


Tractor Mac Learns to Fly

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 07, 2015)

Tractor Mac sees Plane Jane swooping across through the clouds, and he wonders what it would be like to be able to give hayrides in the sky. He even talks to birds to try to learn how they fly. Then one day...


Tractor Mac Saves Christmas

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (September 07, 2015)

Every year, the whole town looks forward to the Christmas tree lighting, but this year, a blizzard has struck. The snow starts to fall more and more heavily, and soon, Tractor Mac and his pals are snowed in...


Tractor Mac Parade's Best

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 04, 2015)

There are so many great floats at the town parade: the Young Farmers' Club, the Sports Team, the Outdoor Club. Tractor Mac can't wait to see which one he gets to pull. Then he finds out that his friends have...


Tractor Mac Family Reunion

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 04, 2015)

Tractor Mac loves that he is the only tractor in his farm family. Then one day, his friend Iron Dave the train brings him to a tractor dealership and shows him a whole lot full of big red tractors that look...


Are We Pears Yet?

by Miranda Paul & Carin Berger Roaring Brook Press (September 18, 2017)

Two seeds can't wait to be pears, but growing takes time and patience in this funny and informative picture book from Miranda Paul, the author of Water is Water.

"When will we be pears?"

--"After we find soil."...


Food Truck Fest!

by Alexandra Penfold & Mike Dutton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 12, 2018)

A colorful, whimsical picture book about everyone's favorite kitchens-on-wheels: food trucks!

Join the members of one family as they head to the Food Truck Fest! They gather their things, cross the bridge, and...


Tractor Mac Worth the Wait

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 08, 2017)

The pigs, Pete and Paul, are eager to help Farmer Bill grow the best and biggest watermelons so he'll win at the annual Fruit and Vegetable Show, but their overzealous efforts to help the melons grow faster...


Tractor Mac Colors on the Farm

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (April 09, 2018)

This edition to the Tractor Mac series is a board book that teaches children about the different colors of the rainbow. Tractor Mac and his vehicle and animal friends, including Sibley the horse, Pete the pig,...


The Music of Life

by Louis Thomas Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (February 17, 2020)

Full of joy and discovery, Louis Thomas' The Music of Life is a simple, melodious picture book about finding big inspiration and beauty in the smallest of details.

At night when everyone else is asleep, one artist...


The City Girls

by Aki Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 02, 2020)

Bustling sidewalks, busy streets, museums, parks, and tasty treats--the City Girls are ready to explore in this adorable picture book!

From Aki, the author-illustrator of The Weather Girls and The Nature Girls,...


Time for Cranberries

by Lisl H. Detlefsen & Jed Henry Roaring Brook Press (August 31, 2015)

From the cranberry bog to the Thanksgiving table, join Sam and his family as they harvest a classic American fruit.

When the vines hang heavy with berries that the autumn winds have turned deep red, it's time...


Supertruck

by Stephen Savage Roaring Brook Press (January 05, 2015)

When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?

Find out in this snowy tale about a little truck...


The Mixed-Up Truck

by Stephen Savage Roaring Brook Press (July 04, 2016)

It's Cement Mixer's first day on the job and he doesn't want to make any mistakes. How can he help the other trucks on the construction site? By mixing some powdery white cement, of course!

He mixes it up, adds...


Madlenka

by Peter Sís Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (July 14, 2014)

A trip around a city block is like a trip around the world!

Peeking out through a die-cut window on the jacket, Madlenka invites the reader to enter her world. And what a world it is! On the surface, it looks...


Merry Christmas, Little Elliot

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 10, 2018)

Best friends Little Elliot and Mouse are back for another adventure--and this time, they're looking for Christmas spirit!

Little Elliot the elephant isn't quite sure what Christmas spirit is, but he suspects...


Cows to the Rescue

by John Himmelman Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (September 12, 2011)

It's the day of the county fair!

Three-legged races, a "Smartest Pig" contest, the Ferris wheel--what could be more fun? But the Greenstalks' car won't start, so they'll need some help getting there. . . .

Cows...


Little Elliot, Big Fun

by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 29, 2016)

In this third story of Little Elliot and Mouse, the friends head off in search of adventure . . . and lots of fun!

Little Elliot, the polka-dotted elephant, and his friend Mouse go to the amusement park to see...


Madlenka Soccer Star

by Peter Sís & Kathleen McInerney Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (November 16, 2010)

This ebook includes audio narration.

Three-time Caldecott Honoree Peter Sis rides the rising tide of soccer enthusiasm to score another winner.

Madlenka--that cosmopolitan little girl whose city block is a world...


Tractor Mac New Friend

by Billy Steers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 04, 2015)

When a new red tractor named Daisy joins the team at Stony Meadow Farm, she has trouble adjusting to all of the different chores that must be done. She realizes that she has much to learn. Can she do all of...


Go, Little Green Truck!

by Roni Schotter & Julia Kuo Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (February 15, 2016)

Ready, set, go!

Little Green is ready to rumble.

He is a happy, busy little pickup truck who loves helping out on the farm.

Until...

He wakes up one morning to find a big new blue truck ready to take his place....


Good Morning, City

by Pat Kiernan & Pascal Campion Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (November 14, 2016)

It's dark and quiet.

The moon still glimmers in the sky.

While the baker, the ferry boat captain, and the TV anchorman are busy at work, most people are cozily snuggled in bed. Then dawn's first light peeks through...


The Chickens Are Coming!

by Barbara Samuels Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 11, 2019)

Winston and Sophie live in a big city. When they see a sign for chickens that need a home, Mommy says they don't need to live in the country to raise chickens. And what could be better--pets that lay eggs! So...