STORM, by Sam Usher, Templar Books/Candlewick Press

A storm is brewing and the wind is picking up, so a boy and his grandfather decide it's the perfect weather for kite flying. There's just one problem: they have to find the kite! Their search brings up many wonderful memories of previous adventures together, and when they finally make it outside, their adventure really … Continue reading STORM, by Sam Usher, Templar Books/Candlewick Press

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KIDS COOKING, STUDENTS PREPARE AND EAT FOODS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, by George Ancona, Candlewick Press

Engaging photographs follow a diverse group of kids as they find out where their food comes from, how to prepare it -- and how great it is to share a meal together. Roll up your sleeves, wash your hands, and join four different groups of kids as they prepare recipes from all over the world, … Continue reading KIDS COOKING, STUDENTS PREPARE AND EAT FOODS FROM AROUND THE WORLD, by George Ancona, Candlewick Press

HEADS AND TAILS, by John Canty, Candlewick Press

Heads and Tails by John Canty is an extraordinary children's picture book. Leveraging the natural and universal fascination that children have with animals, the book utilises hints and recognition to build a sense of anticipation on each page, that is resolved on the following page when the identity of the animal is discovered. Young readers … Continue reading HEADS AND TAILS, by John Canty, Candlewick Press

BUILDERS & BREAKERS, by Steve Light, Candlewick Press

    Experience the bustling energy of an urban construction site with Steve Light's colorful celebration of builders, breakers, and the machines they use. When their dad forgets his lunch box on his way to the construction site, a young brother and sister set out to take it to him, and along their way witness … Continue reading BUILDERS & BREAKERS, by Steve Light, Candlewick Press

DAD’S CAMERA, by Ross Watkins, Illustrated By Liz Anelli, Candlewick Press

A moving portrayal of love and loss captures who -- and what -- we leave behind once we're gone. One day Dad comes home with one of those old cameras, the kind that uses film. But he doesn't take photos of the regular things people photograph. He takes pictures of his keys, his coffee cup, … Continue reading DAD’S CAMERA, by Ross Watkins, Illustrated By Liz Anelli, Candlewick Press

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GARDEN, by Rafael Yockteng, Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press

  From one of the great creative teams in picture books, On the Other Side of the Garden is about a city girl learning to accept the change brought about by her parents’ separation when she is taken to her grandmother’s house in the country and befriended by an owl, a frog and a mouse. … Continue reading ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GARDEN, by Rafael Yockteng, Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press

THERE’S A DINOSAUR ON THE 13TH FLOOR, by Wade Bradford, Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Candlewick Press

The outcome is anything but predictable when an exhausted hotel guest sets out in search of sleep in this kid-pleasing romp full of visual humor. Will Mr. Snore ever get some shut-eye at the busy Sharemore Hotel? The room on the first floor is too noisy. The room on the second floor is too crowded. … Continue reading THERE’S A DINOSAUR ON THE 13TH FLOOR, by Wade Bradford, Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Candlewick Press

TALES OF AN 8-BIT KITTEN, by Cube Kid, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Best-selling author, Cube Kid, introduces a new series about a kitten named Eeebs who lives some incredible adventures in the world of Minecraft. Fans of Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior will find some of the emblematic characters from this series in the Nether. Eeebs isn't a very disciplined kitten. His mom warned him not to … Continue reading TALES OF AN 8-BIT KITTEN, by Cube Kid, Andrews McMeel Publishing

BIG NATE, GOES BANANAS, by Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Join Big Nate and his pals for another round of pranks, jokes, and wedgies! NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR! The school year is winding down, and Nate can’t wait for summer vacation: baseball, beach trips, and…overripe bananas? Yuck! Turns out Nate has a problem with fruit that’s past its prime. And that’s not all that’s … Continue reading BIG NATE, GOES BANANAS, by Lincoln Peirce, Andrews McMeel Publishing

OZY AND MILLIE, by Dana Simpson, Andrews McMeel

From the creator of the enormously popular Phoebe and Her Unicorn series comes "Ozy and Millie," a playful comic exploring the friendship between two foxes. "Ozy and Millie" features an introduction by author Dana Simpson and a hand-selected collection of her favorite strips from the comic's 10-year run. While this comic deals with middle-grade kids … Continue reading OZY AND MILLIE, by Dana Simpson, Andrews McMeel