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Baby Can

illustrated by Thalita Dol
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: new baby, infants & toddlers, imagination & play

Get to know a Baby's World with this bright and humorous board book series.

Baby is growing every day, learning so many new things. Baby can do so much!
Baby can sit and crawl and walk... Can baby also fly?
This whimsical little book goes through a baby's basic milestones while also celebrating other joys in a baby's life, helping babies name the ac …

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Kawwa

by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, birds, beginner

Kawwa wants to open a walnut all by himself—like big brother. Will he find a way? Bold and bright, the Simply Small books are perfect for little ones with growing minds. Meet all these cute baby animals that find clever ways to solve their not-so-small problems.

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The Atheneum

by Trevor Newland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: fantasy, books & libraries

In the Atheneum, everyone has an adventure waiting.

And so when young Jack, voiceless, alone and lost in a storm, seeks shelter there one night, he finds himself wandering its winding corridors under the guidance of a mysterious old man who has made a most peculiar offer: Jack must find a voice of his own among the dusty old books that line its endl …

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Reversing Time

One Boy's Quest to Change History

by Charlotte Mendel
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, recycling & green living, time travel

A fast-paced fantasy YA novel that explores vital themes in today’s society – such as climate change and the environment – within the context of an exciting page-turner. This timely adventure story will empower and excite young people at the same time

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Life Literacy

Real Life Knowledge and Resources for the Next Generation to Succeed

by Matt Young; Nelson Soh & Stan Peake
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, personal success

It has become almost cliché to say that the world has changed.

The pace of technology change, the increasing number of new businesses, and growing global workforce has made the world a more competitive place. Global economic events have delayed retirement for millions around the world and thinning margins are making employers more risk adverse to p …

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Oliver Bounces Back!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

Oliver’s day has started out lousy — can he turn his luck around?

 

Eyewitness testimony confirms that Oliver is having a pretty lousy day. By the time he gets to school (late), he’s tangled with the hairbrush, stepped in dog drool, burnt his toast, and been hit in the head by his little sister’s gooey banana. At school, the pile-on of bad …

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Choose Kindness

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, friendship

 

A gentle friendship story that celebrates small acts of kindness!

 

This is Bunny feeling small,

not wanting to leave the bed at all.

 

Bunny is having a tough morning, but manages to brighten up and get out the door. Pretty soon Bunny comes across Beetle, who needs a little cheering too. Bunny can do that! Bunny and Beetle band together and they come …

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Girlvana

Self-Love, Yoga, and Making a Better World--A Handbook

by Ally Maz
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: yoga, self-esteem

A handbook for the self--a compassionate, honest, and personal guide to empowering yourself, and others, for a safer and more inclusive world.

BEING A TEENAGER can be a beautiful time in your life. But it can also be one filled with self-doubt, worries, and complicated relationships. Focusing on school and activities, friendship and family, feeling …

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Sloth Went

by Adam Lehrhaupt, illustrated by Benson Shum
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: jungle animals

This hilarious board book is about a sloth on thego. A sloth who is . . . very slowly . . . making his way to a major milestone: potty training!
Today is Sloth's big day.
He's excited.
But he's also nervous.
What if something happens?
What if NOTHING happens?
Sloth Went is a book about poop. But it's also an adventure story about facing your fears, …

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Dinosaur Countdown

illustrated by Nicholas Oldland
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: counting & numbers, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

In this simple and clever picture book from Nicholas Oldland, small children will have fun counting backward, as they're introduced to different dinosaurs grouped from ten to two, and a final, single dinosaur. Then, in a unique twist, the book goes on to “zero” dinosaurs as well (because “they're extinct, silly!”). Each number gets its own …