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“W” Authors

  • Ruby’s Beauty Shop by Rosemary Wells – EASY WEL
  • Can You See What I See?: Toyland Express by Walter Wick – EASY WIC
  • The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood – EASY WOO
  • Mac and Cheese by Sarah Weeks – READER2 E W 
  • Dragon Masters: Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West – READER4 E 
  • Here’s Hank: Bookmarks Are People Too! by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver – SERIES HERE’S HANK 
  • Stick Dog by Tom Watson – J WAT
  • One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia – J WIL
  • Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick – J 741.597 WIN
  • Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas: [A Safety Guide for Scaredies] by Mélanie Watt – HOLIDAY WAT
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Color Word Title

  • Little Owl’s Orange Scarf by Tatyana Feeney – EASY FEE
  • The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone – EASY GAL and J 398.2 GAL
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin – EASY MAR
  • Pinkalicious and Planet Pink by Victoria Kann – READER2 E K
  • Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss – READER2 E S
  • The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis – J LEW
  • Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery – J MON
  • Pink Dolphins by Claire Vanden Branden – J 599.538 VAN
  • Black Panthers by Kenny Abdo – J 599.75 ABD
  • Eat Your Greens, Reds, Yellows, and Purples: Children’s Cookbook by DK – J 641.563 EAT
biography

Biographies

  • Look Up with Me: Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars by Jennifer Berne – EASY BER
  • Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth by Anne F. Rockwell – EASY ROC
  • Dizzy by Jonah Winter – EASY WIN
  • The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccarino – EASY YAC
  • Jane Goodall: A Champion of Chimpanzees by Sarah Albee – READER2 E A
  • Banksy Graffitied Walls and Wasn’t Sorry by Fausto Gilberti – J 920 BAN
  • Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch by Tyline Heidi King – J 920 BET
  • Chadwick Boseman by Pete DiPrimio – J 920 BOS
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Jessie Alkire – J 920 GIN
  • Greta Thunberg: Climate Crisis Activist by Matt Doeden – J 920 THU

 

non-fiction

Non-fiction (factual) book

  • Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar! by Bob Barner – EASY BAR
  • Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall – EASY BLA
  • The Library Bus by Bahram Rahman – EASY RAH
  • Mackinac Bridge: The Five Mile Poem by Gloria Whelan – EASY WHE
  • Helpers in Your Neighborhood by Shira Evans – READER1 E N
  • Jump Shot by David Sabino – READER2 E S
  • Truth or Lie: Presidents! by Erica Perl – READER3 E P
  • Marshes and Swamps by Gail Gibbons – J 551.41 GIB
  • Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover by Markus Motum – J 629.295 MOT
  • Minecraft Mobestiary by Alex Wiltshire – J 793.932 MIN
around the world

Books set in Another Country

  • Carson Crosses Canada by Linda Bailey (Canada) – EASY BAI 
  • Madeline by Ludgwig Bemelmans (France) – EASY BEM
  • The Ocean Calls by Tina Chow (Korea) – EASY CHO
  • Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy by Tara Dairman (India) – EASY DAI 
  • Rechenka’s Eggs by Patricia Polacco (Russia) – EASY POL
  • Akata Witch by Nnedia Okorafor (Nigeria) – J OKO
  • Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed (Pakistan) – J SAE
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures by Brian Selznick (France) – J SEL
  • Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan (China) –  J WEN
  • When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed (Kenya) – J 741.597  

 

animal books

Animal Books

  • Girl Versus Squirrel by Hayley Barrett – EASY BAR
  • The Very Clumsy Click Beetle by Eric Carle – EASY CAR
  • Hippos Are Huge! by Jonathan London – EASY LON
  • They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel – EASY WEN
  • Baby Hedgehogs by Megan Borgert-Spaniol – READER1 E B
  • The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall – J KEN
  • The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate – NEWBERY 2013
  • Extremely Gross Animals: Stinky, Slimy, and Strange Animal Adaptations by Claire Eamer – J 590 EAM
  • How to Talk to a Tiger…and Other Animals by Jason Bittel – J 591.59 BIT
  • Laugh Out Loud Animals by Jeffrey Burton – J 818.602 BUR
caring and kindness

Books about Caring and Kindness

  • I am a Kindness Hero by Jennifer Adams – EASY ADA
  • Clark the Shark Dares to Share by Bruce Hale – EASY HAL
  • Ella and Penguin:  A Perfect Match by Megan Maynor – EASY MAY
  • The Kindness Book Todd Parr – EASY PAR
  • Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson – EASY WOO
  • Biscuit’s Big Friend by Alyssa Satin Capucilli – READER1 E C
  • Anna, Banana and the Friendship Split by Anica Mrose Rissi – SERIES ANNA
  • The Friendship War by Andrew Clements – J FIC CLE
  • The Boys in the Back Row by Mike Jung – J FIC JUN
  • Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly – NEWBERY 2018
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Graphic Novels

  • Bird and Squirrel by James Burke – J 741.597 BUR
  • Island Book:  The Infinite Land by Evan Dahm – J 741.597 DAH
  • Grump Cat & Garfield by Mark Evanier – J 741.59 DAV
  • Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol adapted by Rod Espinosa – J 741.596 ESP
  • Max Meow – Cat Crusader by John Gallagher – J 741.597 GAL
  • King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table by Hall and Richards – J 741.596 HAL
  • The Big Book of Wonder Woman by Julie Merberg – J 741.5 MER
  • Hilda and the Mountain King by Luke Pearson – J 741.597 PEA
  • The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang – J 741.597 WAN
  • The Last Dragon by Jane Yolen and Rebecca Guay – J 741.597 YOL
one word title

One Word Titles

  • Smile!  by Leigh Hodgkinson – EASY HOD
  • Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami – EASY KRI
  • Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg – EASY VAN
  • Meow! by Victoria Ying – EASY YIN
  • Poppy by Avi – J FIC AVI
  • Soar by Joan Bauer – J FIC BAU
  • Itch by Polly Parquhar – J FIC FAR
  • Bump by Matt Wallace – J FIC WAL
  • Plesiosaurus by Leigh Rockwood – J 567.937 ROC
  • Dance by Lorrie Mack – J 792.8 MAC
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Winter Books

  • When Winter Comes: Discovering Wildlife in Our Snowy Woods by Aimee M. Bissonette – EASY BIS
  • Curious George in the Snow by Margret and H.A. Rey – EASY REY
  • Fox Versus Winter by Corey R. Tabor – READER1 E T
  • All About Snowmen by Kathryn Clay – READER2 E C
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown – by Jeff Kinney – J KIN
  • The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder – J WIL
  • Winter by Judy Wearing – J 508.2 DIE
  • The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder by Mark Cassino – J 551.578 CAS
  • Why Do Bears Sleep All Winter? by Mary Englar – J 599.784 ENG
  • Snow, Snow: Winter Poems for Children by Jane Yolen – J 811.54 YOL