Little Poems for Tiny Ears Book Info For babies and toddlers, each moment is full of wonder and discovery. This delightful collection of original poems celebrates the everyday things that enthrall little ones, such as playing peekaboo, banging pots and pans, splashing at bath time, and cuddling at bedtime. Full of contagious rhythm and rhyme, this inviting picture book introduces young children to the sound of poetry. Book Details Little Poems for Tiny Ears Lin Oliver Illustrator: Tomie dePaola Age Level: 0-3 Genre: Poetry Chasing Space: Young Readers' Edition Book Info Leland was an imaginative, tenacious kid who grew up to play professional football, gain post graduate degrees in science, and then become an astronaut on the international space station. He tells his own story in this inspirational, accessible memoir enhanced by numerous photographs. Book Details Chasing Space: Young Readers’ Edition Leland Melvin Age Level: 9-12 Genre: Nonfiction, Biography Draw the Line Book Info Lines drawn by two boys connect and so do the boys in joyful play. An accidental tug-of-war, however, causes a rift until a smile and additional creativity bring them together again. Though wordless, watercolor illustrations speak volumes and are certain to ignite storytelling. Book Details Draw the Line Kathryn Otoshi Age Level: 6-9 Genre: Fiction Everywhere, Wonder Book Info Creativity, wonder and more all starts with an open book, “a little gift from me to you.” It grows beyond walls, into the whole, wide world. Child-like watercolors accompany the text, inviting readers to celebrate the joys of imagination. Book Details Everywhere, Wonder Matthew Swanson Illustrator: Robbi Behr Age Level: 3-6 Genre: Fiction Imagine That! Book Info Lila’s inventive play doesn’t stop as she and her mother prepare to visit Lila’s grandfather, depicted on alternating pages. What is seen as a table on one page becomes Lila fighting a fearsome sea monster on the next. Lively language and animated illustrations depict Lila’s adventures soon joined by her granddad! Book Details Imagine That! Yasmeen Ismail Age Level: 3-6 Genre: Fiction Lines Book Info What can you do with a pencil? Create lines that skate across a page with a single figure in a red hat and mittens. When lines become too chaotic, an eraser smooths them and a new skater is introduced. Just imagine what happens when more lively but delicate lines, skaters, and erasures come together in the last pages of this inventive book. Book Details Lines Suzy Lee Age Level: 3-6 Genre: Fiction Masterpiece Mix Book Info As an artist lays out tools needed to paint, she seeks inspiration from the masters. Along the way, well-known paintings from the National Gallery of Art are presented grouped by genre. Readers can examine each then read more about them on concluding pages, as the artist does “what [she] really love[s].” Book Details Masterpiece Mix Roxie Munro Age Level: 6-9 Genre: Nonfiction Princess and the Peas Book Info John’s mother thought cooking was more important than beauty in this gently humorous riff on a traditional tale. Here, John finds perfection in a batch of perfectly prepared black-eyed peas. A tasty looking recipe concludes this colorfully illustrated tale told with a distinctively Southern flavor. Book Details Princess and the Peas Rachel Himes Age Level: 6-9 Genre: Fiction, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales What's Your Favorite Color? Book Info Eric Carle’s favorite color is yellow, William Low’s is brown, while Uri Shulevitz likes all colors. A veritable who’s who of illustrators answer the question posed in the book’s title accompanied by an original illustration, sure to spark discussion and a quest to find more books by the illustrators’ books. Book Details What’s Your Favorite Color? Eric Carle Age Level: 6-9 Genre: Nonfiction Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Book Info As a kid, Lonnie fiddled around with toy rockets and more. But all of his tinkering led to a career in engineering, working at NASA and inventing the Super Soaker! His life is engagingly presented in text and illustration. Book Details Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Chris Barton Illustrator: Don Tate Age Level: 6-9 Genre: Biography, Nonfiction Liked it? Share it!