List of 9 news stories.

  • Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey Of A Mouse To The Moon

    Written by Torben Khulmann
    A long time ago a mouse learned to fly . . . and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann's stunning new book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon—where dreams are determined only by the size of your imagination and the biggest innovators are the smallest of all. The book ends with a brief nonfiction history of human space travel—from Galileo’s observations concerning the nature of the universe to man's first steps on the moon.
  • Beneath the Bed and Other Scary Stories

    Written by Max Brallier
    What is hiding under the bed? What is scratching at the window? Find out in New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier's scary stories collection. These five spine-chilling stories will have beginning readers everywhere begging to stay up late to read (with the light on!). With authentically scary, easy-to-read text and creepy, full-color artwork throughout, this book is perfect for young children who crave lite scares. This is also THE book to share at sleepovers or around a campfire. It will send SHIVERS down your spine!
  • Buzzing With Questions: The Inquisitive Mind Of Charles Henry Turner

    Written by Janice N. Harrington
    Charles Henry Turner's mind itched with questions. Fascinated by animals, bugs, and crustaceans, Turner studied their lives. When books didn't answer his questions, he researched, experimented, and looked for answers on his own, even when faced with racial prejudice. Author Janice Harrington and artist Theodore Taylor III capture the life of this scientist and educator, highlighting his unstoppable curiosity and his passion for insects and biology.
  • Charlie and Mouse Even Better

    Written by Laurel Snyder
    This funny story teaches the importance of family, humor, and a big heart : In this follow-up to Laurel Snyder's award-winning beginning chapter book Charlie & Mouse, the two brothers prepare to celebrate one very special birthday: their mom's! Follow along as they choose the best pancakes, hunt for presents, decorate with snakes, and more. Things don't go exactly as planned . . . but with plenty of humor and heart, Charlie and Mouse prove that sometimes when things aren't perfect, what they turn out to be is even better.
  • Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot!

    Written by Cece Bell
    Meet Chick and Brain. And their friend Spot. Chick likes to follow the rules. Brain might not be as smart as he looks. And Spot just wants to eat lunch. In a graphic reader loaded with verbal and visual humor, Cece Bell offers a comical primer on good manners gone awry. Simple, silly, and perfectly suited for its audience, this tale of Chick and Brain’s constant misunderstandings and miscommunications proves once again that Cece Bell is a master at meeting kids where they are.
  • Does It Fart?

    Written by Nick Caruso
    Dogs fart. Cats fart. Horses fart (a lot). But what about snakes? Spiders? Octopuses? What about chimpanzees? Cheetahs? Or dinosaurs? In this gaseous guide to kids' favorite animals (and some they've probably never heard of), young readers will discover not only which animals pass gas, but also which have the stinkiest farts, which fart the most, and where all this smelly stuff comes from. They'll even learn which species has its own secret fart code! Perfect for reluctant readers, and with full-color illustrations throughout, Does It Fart? is the funniest book you never knew you needed.
  • Gross As A Snot Otter (The World of Weird Animals)

    Written by Jess Keating
    The creators of Pink Is for Blobfish are back, and they've brought 17 of their most revolting friends: there are slippery, slimy snot otters, gulls that projectile-vomit on command, fish that communicate via flatulence, and chipmunks that cultivate healthy forests by pooping a trail of seeds wherever they go. But there's more to these skin-crawling creatures than meets the eye, and as zoologist Jess Keating explains, sometimes it's the very things that make us gag that allow these animals to survive in the wild.The perfect combination of yuks, yucks, and eureka!'s, this latest installment in the World of Weird Animals series will inspire budding scientists and burp enthusiasts alike!
  • Harold and Hog Pretend for Real!

    Written by Dan Santat and Mo Willems
    Hog is careful. Harold is not.
    Harold cannot help smiling. Hog can.
    Hog worries so that Harold does not have to.
     
    Harold and Hog are best friends. But can Harold and Hog's friendship survive a game of pretending to be Elephant & Piggie?
  • Hello Crabby!

    Written by Jonathan Fenske
    Crabby is NOT happy. Sun is in Crabby's eyes. Salt is in Crabby's teeth. Sand is in Crabby's shell. Plankton tries again and again to cheer Crabby up -- with laugh-out-loud results! Will Crabby ever crack a smile? Or will Crabby always be crabby? With comic speech bubbles and full-color artwork throughout, Geisel Award Honoree Jonathan Fenske's early reader series is sure to be a hit with new readers!

List of 7 news stories.

  • I Lost My Tooth

    Written by Mo Willems
    Mo Willems, creator of the revolutionary, award-winning, best-selling Elephant & Piggie books, is back with another breakout beginning-reader series. An ensemble cast of Squirrels, Acorns, and pop-in guests host a page-turning extravaganza. Each book features a funny, furry adventure AND bonus jokes, quirky quizzes, nutty facts, and so, so many Squirrels.
  • Our Friend Hedgehog

    Written by Lauren Costillo
    Hedgehog lives on a teeny-tiny island with only her stuffed dog, Mutty, for company. When a great storm carries Mutty away, she embarks on a quest to find her friend. Following the trail of clues Mutty left behind, brave Hedgehog meets a wiggly Mole, a wordy Owl, a curmudgeonly Beaver, a scatterbrained Hen and Chicks, and a girl who's new to the neighborhood, Annika May. With bravery and teamwork, there's nothing that can stop these seven from finding Mutty, but along the way they discover something even more important: each other.
  • Our Friend Hedgehog

    Written by Lauren Costillo
    Hedgehog lives on a teeny-tiny island with only her stuffed dog, Mutty, for company. When a great storm carries Mutty away, she embarks on a quest to find her friend. Following the trail of clues Mutty left behind, brave Hedgehog meets a wiggly Mole, a wordy Owl, a curmudgeonly Beaver, a scatterbrained Hen and Chicks, and a girl who's new to the neighborhood, Annika May. With bravery and teamwork, there's nothing that can stop these seven from finding Mutty, but along the way they discover something even more important: each other.
  • Packs: Strength In Numbers

    Written by Hannah Salyer
    Groups, packs, herds of millions, and more—our world teems with animals on land, air, and sea.

    Packs
    is an inspiring celebration of how togetherness helps many creatures thrive, in both nonhuman and human communities.

    Hannah Salyer’s stunning selection reminds us that teamwork is universal, there is brilliance in biodiversity, and there is strength in numbers.
     
  • The Book Hog

    Written by Greg Pizzoli
    The Book Hog loves books---the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell--and he'll grab whatever he can find. There's only one problem: he can't read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving pig discovers the treasure that books really are.
  • The Brain Is Kind Of A Big Deal

    Written by Nick Seluk
    Have you ever thought about everything your brain does for you? It is always working to keep you alive and safe. (Plus it lets you think about funny stuff, too.) So why is the brain such a big deal? Because it makes you YOU, of course!

    This funny and factual picture book from Heart and Brain creator Nick Seluk explains the science behind everything the brain helps you do: keeping your heart beating, telling you when you are sleepy, remembering stuff, and more. The brain is in charge of everything you do, every minute of every day for your entire life. That's kind of a big deal.
  • The Quiet Boat Ride and Other Stories

    Written by Sergio Ruzzier
    Opposite personalities attract for these two unlikely friends: In the second book of this lauded series, Fox and Chick are off on three new adventures involving a boat ride, a mysterious box, and an early morning trip to see the sunrise. Despite the antics ensuing from their different personalities, the contradictory duo always manages to have fun together.

General Recommendations for Great Early Readers

  • Fly Guy books by Ted Arnold
  • Poppleton, Mr. Putter and Tabby, Henry and Mudge series by Cynthia Rylant
  • George and Martha series by James Marshall
  • Elephant and Piggie, Don’t let the Pigeon series by Mo Willems
  • Fox series by Corey R. Taber
  • Fergus and Zeke series by Kate Messner
  • Click, Clack, Peep! By Doreen Cronin
  • The Adventures of Otto series by David Milgrim
  • Flubby books by J. E. Morris
  • The Perfect Gift by Paula Yoo
  • Splat the Cat series by Rob Scotton
  • Get A Hit, Mo! By David Adler
  • Tiger vs. Nightmare by Emily Tetri
  • The Frog and Toad series by Arnold Lobel

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