Recommended by Monica B:

 

The Sandwich Swap:
An adorably heartwarming story of 2 friends learning to embrace their cultural differences.

 

 

 

If I Built A House by Chris Van Dusen
This creative story for the youngest engineers will undoubtedly stir up every child’s imagination!

 

 

 

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
A heartwarming story that teaches empathy and appreciation.

 

 

Staff Picks – Recommended by Diane, Children’s Coordinator

 

 

 

Hairy Maclary and Slinky Malinki books by Lynley Dodd
The stories rhyme and use bigger fun words like “kerfuffle” which are fun to share with kids.

 

 

Berestain Bear books by Lynley Dodd
The stories address problems all families face and nice ways to deal with them.
Plus Mama Bear is so wise, Miss Diane  would like to be like her.

 

 

 

Franklin, the Turtle books  by Paulette Bourgeois
Franklin is a sweet character who has a loving family to help him along the way.

 

 

 

 

The Book With No Pictures  by B.J. Novak
Funny, Funny, Funny……..for the kids! Adults you MUST read it out loud to them. 
It’s basically a rule of the book (LOL).

 

 

 

 

Poodlena  by E.B. McHenry
It shows us that it’s nice to be pretty but also ok to have fun and get dirty!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imogene’s Antler’s book by David Small
A whimsical story about accepting people as they are.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Williams
Funny and easy to read for young readers.

 

 

 

 

 

No, David! book by David Shannon
Funny to engage kids, but always with a message of love.