Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa
In this version of Little Red Riding Hood, set in Ghana, a young girl fails to heed Granny’s warning about the dangers of talking to strangers.
Chicky Chicky Chook Chook
Chicks, kitties, and bees play in the morning, but get sleepy in the afternoon heat. Their nap is interrupted by a storm that leaves them all icky and soggy. How will they get dry?
I’d Really Like to Eat a Child
A scrawny little crocodile wants the opportunity to bite off more than he can chew. He’s tired of bananas; today he’d like to eat a child.
Orange Pear Apple Bear
Explore concepts of color, shape, and food using only four simple words, as a bear juggles and plays.
Four Feet, Two Sandals
Karen Lynn Williams
Two young Afghani girls living in a refugee camp in Pakistan share a precious pair of sandals brought by relief workers.
Kek, an African refugee, confronted by many strange things at his aunt and uncle’s Minneapolis home and his fifth grade classroom, longs for his missing mother. But the young boy finds comfort in the company of a cow and her owner.
The Castle Corona
Two orphaned peasant children discover a mysterious pouch, the contents of which lead them to the majestic Castle Corona, where their lives may be transformed forever.
Dreamquest: Tales of Slumberia
Trapped between her squabbling parents, eleven-year-old Julie is plagued by terrible dreams. And then one night, she wakes up inside the studio where her dreams are produced. Now she has the chance to find (and stop!) the people who are responsible for her scary dreams.
Greetings from Planet Earth
In 1977, as twelve-year-old Theo struggles with a science class project on space exploration, questions emerge about why his father never returned from Vietnam and why Theo’s mother has been keeping secrets for many years.
The Lemonade Club
When Marilyn and her teacher, Miss Wichelman, both get cancer, they encourage each other and, aided by medical treatments and support from friends, they get better. Based on a true story.
With exuberant, high-energy illustrations, Christopher Myers delivers a creative reinterpretation of Carroll�s beloved poem as a face-off on the basketball court.
Clarabelle: Making Milk and So Much More
Cows are amazing creatures, transforming feed such as hay and corn into dairy products such as milk, cheese, ice cream, and butter. We follow Clarabelle, a four-footed factory, through her day on a Wisconsin dairy farm.
In rhythmic text, Anastasia Suen breaks down the complex subject of electricity into its essential parts. Paul Carrick’s three-dimensional illustrations help shed light on the subject.
Nothing But Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
A biography of Althea Gibson, the first black tennis player to ever compete in what is now known as the U.S. Open and the Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, England.
Nathan of Yesteryear and Michael of Today
This book compares the boyhood life of Michael, who lives today, with that of his great-great-grandfather Nathan, who lived in the 1880s.