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Traveling alone—in bare feet and a pot on his head—Johnny Appleseed left his own special mark, planting apple orchards in the Midwest and forever changing America’s landscape.View this book in our catalog.
Who Was Johnny Appleseed?
A lonely bat thinks he has found the perfect home until he discovers it’s already home to a persnickety squirrel. This is a funny, sweet opposites-attract friendship story.View this book in our catalog.
Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel!
Every book needs you to turn the pages. But this delightful, interactive book asks you to clap, pat, wiggle and jiggle to help one lonely tree change with the seasons.View this book in our catalog.
Tap the Magic Tree
A rich, old story. It seems wholesome that way. And that Pete Seeger, he’s truly a spellbinding storyteller. Just try to keep up!View this book in our catalog.
To me, this book is quiet. -Or- like a slow inhale; Liquid Blue and earthy white.View this book in our catalog.
A Walk in the Forest
Art and Imagination are very important for our well-being. Lionni is one of the first picture book artists to use collage. This early reader edition brings his classic to a new generation.View this book in our catalog.
Loveable siblings, Charlie and Lola, are back and are visiting the library. Mixed media illustrations and font styles make this story just as delightful as Child’s other creations.View this book in our catalog.
But Excuse Me That is My Book
When Ethan’s monster, Gabe, leaves to go fishing he finds himself unable to go to sleep. Ethan soon realizes that not just any monster can do the job. He needs to get Gabe back.View this book in our catalog.
I Need My Monster
Theodore lives in a dark, quiet cave. Fortunately for the creatures that approach the cave, Theodore isn't hungry. It must have been dinner time because when a boy approaches the cave, he isn't met with the same fate.View this book in our catalog.
I Will Not Eat You
Walk through the lives of two cats, Ginger and Fred. See their personalities that are both amusing and curious. If you know a feline friend, you will certainly enjoy this book that captures feline personalities perfectly.View this book in our catalog.
I Hate My Cats (A Love Story)
A funny and engaging choice to read aloud or for a child to read on their own.View this book in our catalog.
This cutely illustrated jungle story is a fun choice for 1st and 2nd graders. Plus, it introduces and exemplifies the word gadding, which was new to me!View this book in our catalog.
Monkey and Elephant Go Gadding
A playful look at cranberry growing and harvesting right here in WI. Now is the perfect time to explore an autumn staple and maybe even try one of the recipes.View this book in our catalog.
Time for Cranberries
There’s nothing quite like a walk in the woods in the fall. Follow a family as they experience the beauty and wonder of nature. You’ll want to find a trail soon!View this book in our catalog.
The Dark Lord of the Sith is not afraid of anything, right? Find out in this funny and original story that just begs to be read aloud!View this book in our catalog.
Are You Scared, Darth Vader?
Readers old and young will get a kick out of Mo Willems’ hilarious adaptation of this popular fairy tale.View this book in our catalog.
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Germs are everywhere! Even in this book. Come explore their world through a combination of cartoon microbes and close-up photos from an electron microscope.View this book in our catalog.
Do Not Lick This Book (It's Full of Germs)
Rural small-town life, with quirky townsfolk, and a wellspring of neighborly drama Bite-size reading for young readers. Adapted from the classic: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.View this book in our catalog.
Listen to the thump-thump-thump of Annie’s heartbeat, and the a-whoosh-a-whoosh-a-whoosh of the baby that will soon be born into her family. Twelve-year-old Annie is growing up.View this book in our catalog.
What do a rumpled sofa, a rare zucchini-colored crayon, an intelligent domino, and mysterious flash mobs have to do with the end of the world? Read this hilariously zany story and see!View this book in our catalog.
What We Found in the Sofa and How it Saved the World
When Lucy was struck by lightning four years ago, it rewired her brain. Now she is a math genius, but she can’t seem to solve people. Heartfelt, with well-developed, believable characters, readers will fall in love with this electric story!View this book in our catalog.
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
Excitement abounds for Aru Shah after she unwittingly awakens the Sleeper, a demon bent on destroying the world. Along with Aru, readers will dive into Hindu mythology in this witty adventure.View this book in our catalog.
Aru Shah and the End of Time
Creepy and mysterious with a gothic feel. The audio version had this reviewer hooked with the Irish accents, phrases, and storytelling for which they are known.View this book in our catalog.
The Night Gardener (Book on CD)