ABCs of Kindness

Learn some of the ways kindness can go a long way.

Author: Samantha Berger Call Number: BOARD E BER (CONCEPT)

Jabari Jumps

An appealing tale of overcoming your fears.

Author: Gaia Cornwall Call Number: E COR

The Rabbit Listened

When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling.

Author: Cori Doerrfeld Call Number: E DOE

It is (Not) Perfect

Two fuzzy creatures are happily putting the finishing touches on their sandcastle when each of them thinks of something that would make it even better. As they work furiously to incorporate each new change, their tiny sandcastle becomes an over-the-top palace; but is it really perfect?

Author: Anna King Call Number: E KAN

My Cat Looks Like My Dad

A narrator describes all the ways in which her cat and father are--or are not--alike.

Author: Thao Lam Call Number: E LAM

20 Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street

Count the trucks getting stuck in a traffic jam in this rhythmic read-aloud sure to draw in kids who love everything on wheels.

Author: Mark Lee Call Number: E LEE (CONCEPT)

While We Can't Hug

A gorgeous, uplifting, inspiring picture book that makes social distancing fun!

Author: Eoin McLaughlin Call Number: E MCL

Don't Touch My Hair!

Aria loves her soft and bouncy hair, but must go to extremes to avoid people who touch it without permission until, finally, she speaks up.

Author: Sharee Miller Call Number: E MIL

A Bear is a Bear (except when he's not)

When Bear wakes up early from his hibernation, he can't remember what he is! Is he a bird? Or a moose? Maybe a fox? Just when it seems like Bear won't be able to figure it out, he finds his cave and decides another nap might help.

Author: Karl Newson Call Number: E NEW


When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself to no avail, but her encounter with a shooting star helps her understand there is beauty in every shade.

Author: Lupita Nyong'o Call Number: E NYO

It's Okay to Make Mistakes

Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there were mistakes along the way.

Author: Todd Parr Call Number: E PAR

Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug

Tiny T. Rex wants to cheer up his friend, Pointy, with a hug, but he is frustrated because even as he gets bigger, his arms remain too small for proper hugging--but he is determined to practice, even when he gets into trouble.

Author: Jonathan Stutzman Call Number: E STU

Polar Bear's Underwear

Polar Bear has lost his underwear and he asks his friend, Mouse, to help him find it.

Author: Tupera Tupera Call Number: E TUP

Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too)

Explains through simple text and colorful illustrations that tough guys have the same feelings as you and I.

Author: Keith Negley Call Number: J152.4 NEG

Bloom Boom!

Shares introductory flower profiles and combines vibrant photography with simple verses to celebrate the vibrancy and science behind the bursting blooms of floral color in natural springtime environments.

Author: April Pulley Sayre Call Number: J581 SAY

Just Like Me

A collection of poetry filled with engaging mini-stories about girls of all kinds.

Author: Vanessa Brantley-Newton Call Number: J811.6 BRA