Berrios, Frank A Day In The Sun Olaf the snowman dreams of summer and a variety of summertime activities he would enjoy.
Biedrzycki, David Breaking News : Bear Alert “In this story (told in the form of a television broadcast), bears emerge from hibernation demanding to be fed.”
Bolden, Tonya Beautiful Moon : A Childs Prayer “Under a radiant moon and surrounded by all the noises of the city at night, a little boy prays for those in need, for wars to end, for the sick to be healed, and for all the members of his family”–
Carlson, Nancy L Sometimes You Barf When you are sick, vomiting can be a scary experience, but you will get better.
Chapman, Jared Pirate, Viking & Scientist “A pirate and a Viking fight to become the very best friend of a kid scientist, who meanwhile devises the perfect formula for all three friends to play happily together”–
Ciraolo, Simona Hug Me Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That’s how Felipe the young cactus feels, but his family just isn’t the touchy-feely kind. Cactuses can be quite prickly sometimes you know . . . and so can Felipe. But he’ll be darned if this one pointy issue will hold him back, so one day Felipe sets off on his own to find a friend and just maybe, that long awaited hug.
Daly, Jude Seb And Hamish Seb and Mama go to visit Mrs Kenny, but there’s a dog called Hamish at the house too. Woof woof, says Hamish. “Home,” says Seb in a little voice.
Davies, Nicola The Promise On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman’s bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can’t have it without giving something in return: the promise. It is the beginning of a journey that will change the thieving girl’s life–and a chance to change the world, for good.
Donofrio, Beverly Wheres Mommy While trying to keep their friendship a secret from their mothers, a human girl and a mouse make a surprising discovery.
Dudley, Rebecca Hank Has A Dream Hank relates to a friend a dream in which he flies to the sea, past the trees, and over the clouds.
Escoffier, Michael Take Away The A : An Alphabeast Of A Book What happens when you subtract just one letter from a word? Beginning with “without the A the beast is the best” a pack of silly creatures work their way through the alphabet, subtracting each letter from a different word to alter its meaning and tell a story.
Fleischer Camp, Dean Marcel The Shell : The Most Surprised Ive Ever Been One morning, Marcel the shell is walking on the blanket when he is suddenly launched high into the air and gets a bird’s-eye view of the baby, Nana Connie’s house, and more before falling back down.
Florian, Douglas I Love My Hat “One autumn morning, Farmer Brown gets on his tractor and heads to town. Along the way, he picks up a cat in a hat, a goat in a coat, an ox in socks, and other animals who love their clothes–and each animal sings a little song about what it’s wearing. When they reach the town, it’s Farmer Brown’s turn to sing about his clothes–after he gets some new ones.”–Amazon website.
Friedman, Becky Welcome To The Neighborhood “Welcome to Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood, a wonderful place filled with music, friends, and family. Come along on a tour and meet Daniel and all his friends. It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.”– Page 4 of cover.
Gay, Marie Louise Any Questions Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.
Gill, Deirdre Outside When his brother refuses to come outside, a child plays by himself in the snow and creates an imaginary world.
Gudeon, Adam Ping Wants To Play “Ping and Pong are friends, even though they like to do different things”–
Hillenbrand, Will Snowmans Story “One wintry day, a hat lands on the head of a newly made snowman and brings him to life. Hiding inside the hat is a rabbit, who listens to the snowman read a story to some animal friends. When the snowman falls asleep, the rabbit hops away with the book. But the snowman isn’t about to let his story–or the mischievous rabbit–get away. The chase is on!”–Amazon website.
Holabird, Katharine Angelinas Big City Ballet Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.
Jackson, Ellen B Cinder Edna Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live with cruel stepmothers and stepsisters, have different approaches to life; and, although each ends up with the prince of her dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other.
John, Jory Goodnight Already Bear has never been so tired but his next-door neighbor, a wide-awake duck, keeps disturbing his sleep.
Pilcher, Steve Over There When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.
Pilutti, Deb Ten Rules Of Being A Superhero An instruction manual for aspiring superheroes that follows the adventures of action-figure Captain Magma and his sidekick/owner Lava Boy as they outsmart a villainous dinosaur, evade a bee, and save a worm from certain destruction.
Princesse Camcam Foxs Garden An act of tender compassion is given (and repaid) in secret during an icy winter night.
Rocco, John Blizzard “After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author’s childhood experience”–
Rockliff, Mara Chik Chak Shabbat When Goldie gets sick and can’t make the cholent, her neighbors bring dishes they made to share with each other.
Ruth, Greg Coming Home Follows the emotions of a young boy as he waits at an airport for a family member to return home from serving in the military.
Santomero, Angela C You Are Special, Daniel Tiger “Daniel Tiger’s school is putting on a special talent show and everyone is performing their special talents. Daniel sings, Katerina dances, Prince Wednesday does magic tricks, and Miss Elaina puts on a puppet show. But what can O the Owl do? With a little help from his friends, O learns that he doesn’t have to sing or do magic tricks to be special. He is special just the way he is!”–page  of cover
Schaapman, Karina The Mouse Mansion Best friends Sam and Julia love spending their days exploring the many rooms and secret hiding places of the Mouse Mansion, where they live with their families.
Schachner, Judith Byron Skippyjon Jones, Class Action. Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who’d rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.
Schofield Morrison, Connie I Got The Rhythm On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her and begins to move to the beat, finally beginning an impromptu dance in which other childen join her.
Thornhill, Jan Winters Coming : A Story Of Seasonal Change When Lily, a young snowshoe hare, hears that winter is coming, she does not know what to expect, even as the other animals explain what they do to cope with the change of seasons, although, they note, snowshoe hares do not need to do the same.
Tullet, Herve Mix It Up Using no special effects other than the reader’s imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page.
Valentine, Madeline George In The Dark A little boy overcomes his fear of the dark during a daring teddy bear rescue.
Van Allsburg, Chris The Misadventures Of Sweetie Pie Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage–and a series of insufferable owners–to find a new home in the wild.
Walters, Eric Hope Springs Based on the true story of an orphaned boy in Kenya trying to bring clean water to his village.
Watt, Melanie Scaredy Squirrel Has A Birthday Party Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one, but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive.
White, Dianne Blue On Blue Rhyming text and illustrations depict the swell and quieting of a storm.
Young, Cybele Nancy Knows Nancy the elephant remembers all kinds of things in all kinds of ways, but now she knows she has forgotten something. But what could it be?
5 Minute Minnie Tales Minnie Mouse stars in this collection of 12 tales, each of which can be read aloud in about five minutes.