Subject Index - Children's Picture & Story Books
Children's Picture & Story Books
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- Arctic Airlift, by Richard Ross.
When Robert overhears, on his short wave radio, that the North Pole is starting to flood, he quickly goes into action to spur on a rescue mission to save Santa, his Workers, and Christmas.
- Being Frank, by Donna W. Earnhardt.
A witty picture book for ages 4-8, it tells the story of Frank who discovers that being brutally honest is not always the best policy...
- Carla's Sandwich, by Debbie Herman.
In this picture story book, we meet Carla, a young girl who likes to be different. One of the ways that she shows her uniqueness is by bringing unusual sandwiches to school for her lunch. Despite the teasing and the looks of her schoolmates, Carla keeps her head up and tries to get her classmates to try one of her sandwiches, but she gets no takers until the class picnic...
- Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by John Archambault.
A book of rhymes, based on the alphabet, for preschoolers.
- Getting to Know Ruben Plotnick
, by Roz Rosenbluth.
Ruben Plotnick is the one kid in school whom everyone wants as a friend, but David is a little weary of his offer of friendship. This is especially true when Ruben invites himself over to David's house, and meets David's grandmother who suffers from senility. David is afraid that Ruben will make fun of his grandmother, and that he'll embarrass David at school. David, however, has nothing to fear in this warm-hearted picture story book for ages 5-9.
- Giving Tree, The, By Shel Silverstein.
A delightful story about the gift of giving, for children ages 4-8.
- Good Night, Laila Tov, by Laurel Snyder.
A family trip turns into an adventure of discovery for a curious and carefree sister and brother in this charming children's picture book.
- Holly Bloom's Garden, by Sarah Ashman & Nancy Parent.
Holly Bloom has a problem. She's the only one in her family without a green thumb, and no matter how hard she tries, she just can't make her flowers grow. Holly, however, perseveres and finds a unique way to make her flowers bloom in this charming children's picture story book.
- I Always, Always Get My Way, by Thad Krasnesky.
Three-year-old Emmy always gets her way, after all she's only three and has her parents wrapped around her little finger. But what happens when Emmy's antics go a bit too far, even for the most forgiving of parents. Find out in this hilarious children's book.
- I Need My Monster, by Amanda Noll.
When Gabe, the monster that lives under Ethan's bed goes away unexpectedly on vacation, Ethan scrambles to find a substitute monster because without a monster under the bed, Ethan just cannot fall asleep! Filled with gorgeous illustrations and written with humor, this is a superb picture book for 4-8 year olds.
- I'm a Manatee [Book and CD], by John Lithgow
When a little boy's dream apparently comes true, he sets off on an amazing adventure - as a manatee!
- I'm Really Not Tired, by Lori Sunshine.
Sam is positive that after he goes to sleep at night, wonderful things begin to happen, from zoos appearing in the guest room to a circus in the kitchen. So one night, when he's really not that tired, he sneaks out of bed with his Petey Bear to discover all the marvelous things that go on in the house after lights out. A fun-to-read picture book for ages 4-8.
- Maya Was Grumpy, by Courtney Pippin-Mathur.
Maya is grumpy. She doesn't know why, but grumpy she is. So much so she actually growled at her gramma! Rather than take offense, gramma offers some silly suggestions that quickly turns Maya frown upside down. For ages 4-8.
- The Only One Club, by Jane Naliboff.
A picture story book about Jennifer, a first grader who discovers that she is the only Jewish student in her class and as a consequence, founds the Only One Club.
- The President and Mom's Apple Pie, by Michael Garland.
When President Taft arrives in town, a young boy finds himself leading the President on a gastronomical tour of his town as they search for the source of a tantalizing aroma. For children, ages 4-9.
- The Ring Bear - A Rascally Wedding Adventure, by David Michael Slater.
Westley gets a little confused when his mom asks him to be a ring bearer at her upcoming wedding. He thinks she wants him to be a ring BEARrrr, so he turns himself into a real bear!
- Silly Frilly Grandma Tillie, by Laurie A. Jacobs.
Don't judge a person by their appearance. After all, if you did, you'd think that Grandma Tillie was a quiet woman whose only enjoyment in life was knitting. When, in reality, she's a conga dancing, pink-haired woman who can take on any role while babysitting her granddaughters! A picture book for ages 4-8.
- That Cat Can't Stay, by Thad Krasnesky.
What's a Dad to do when Mom and the kids keep bringing stray cats home? Tell them that the cat can't stay, of course. But, will this work? You'll find out in this delightful and charmingly illustrated children's picture book.
- Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer, by Carrie Clickard.
A young pirate girl wants to leave the family business and settle on dry-land, much to the dismay of the family. Full of vivid illustration, this rhyming children's book is sure to be a favorite with both young and old.
- Wishes for One More Day
, by Melanie Joy Pastor.
When Poppy dies, Anna and Joey must come to terms with their Grandfather's death, which they do by creating a book of wishes. A picture story book that will help children, and adults, deal with the death of a loved one.
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