New Easy Books

All about anxiety

All about anxiety

by Lewis, Carrie

"Anxiety. It's an emotion that rears its head almost every day, from the normal worries and concerns that most of us experience, to outright fear when something scary happens, to the anxiety disorders that many kids live with daily. But what causes anxiety? And what can we do about it? All About Anxiety tackles these questions from every possible angle. Readers will learn what's going on in their brain and central nervous system when they feel anxious. They'll learn about the evolutionary reasons for fear and anxiety and that anxiety isn't always a bad thing--except for when it is! Most importantly, kids will discover new strategies to manage their anxiety so they can live and thrive with anxiety."-- Provided by publisher.

All of the factors of why I love tractors

All of the factors of why I love tractors

by Bell, Davina

Frankie McGee's mother takes him to the public library, where she tries to persuade him to choose a book about cars, heliciptors, or anything else while he insists on yet another book about tractors. "Wheels, levers, gears, a scoop, a shovel, a plow. These are just some of the factors of why I love tractors. Why do I love books? Open this one and see!" -- dust jacket.

Always by my side : a stuffie story

Always by my side : a stuffie story

by Reinhardt, Jennifer Black

Follow a little boy as he gradually outgrows the need for the constant presence for his comforting companion--a stuffed green dinosaur. But as the stuffed animal narrates, none of us grow out of loving our favorite toys, and, perhaps, they never stop loving us back. When you need a loving hug, or a cuddle of reassurance, or just someone to play with, fuzzy creatures big and small, short and tall, will always be your friend.

Brown baby lullaby

Brown baby lullaby

by Brown, Tameka Fryer

An illustrated lullaby featuring a busy, independent, beloved brown baby being prepared for bedtime.

Bruce's big move

Bruce's big move

by Higgins, Ryan T.

After the events of Hotel Bruce, our favorite curmudgeonly bear shares his home with not only his four geese, but three rowdy mice besides! Fed up with their shenanigans, Bruce sets off to find a rodent-free household. But as usual, nothing goes quite according to plan. . .

The couch potato

The couch potato

by John, Jory

The Couch Potato has everything within reach and doesn't have to move from the sunken couch cushion. But when the electricity goes out, Couch Potato is forced to peel away from the comforts of the living room and venture outside. Could fresh air and sunshine possibly be better than the views on screen

Dinosaur lady : the daring discoveries of Mary Anning, the first paleontologist

Dinosaur lady : the daring discoveries of Mary Anning, the first paleontologist

by Skeers, Linda

"As a kid, Mary Anning loved hunting for fossils with her father. One day, that hobby led to an unexpected discovery: the skeleton of a creature no one had never seen before! Mary had unearthed a dinosaur fossil, the first to ever be discovered. Her find reshaped scientific beliefs about the natural world and led to the beginning of a brand new field of study: paleontology. For the rest of her life, Mary continued to make astonishing finds and her fossils are displayed in museums all across the world! The daring discoveries of Mary Anning not only changed the scientific world, but also helped change people's attitudes towards women scientists. Dinosaur Lady is a beautiful and brilliant picture book that will enlighten children about the discovery of the dinosaurs and the importance of women scientists."-- Provided by publisher.

Does Earth feel?

Does Earth feel?

by Majewski, Marc

"With spare prose and evocative paintings ... implores readers to think more deeply about what our only planet is telling us, ultimately asking--what do you want Earth to feel? This compelling narrative follows the planet's relationship with humans and engages with themes around empathy and environmentalism; a perfect book to spark conversations and inspire a new generation of young leaders"-- Provided by publisher

Dream big, little scientists

Dream big, little scientists

by Schaub, Michelle

Spark curiosity and exploration with this innovative bedtime story for budding scientists that introduces eleven branches of science. From astronomy to physics to chemistry to geology, this STEM picture book will help kids get excited to explore. Includes further information about each branch of science.

Folktales for fearless girls : the stories we were never told

Folktales for fearless girls : the stories we were never told

by Sayalero, Myriam

Curses to be broken. Riddles to be solved. Kings' favor to be won. These are the standard stories we've heard in folktales and fables for as long as we can remember--challenges faced and overcome by princes and knights in shining armor. In Folktales for Fearless Girls, though, we see a different set of heroes charge across the page. In fact, we see heroines.

Grandma's gardens

Grandma's gardens

by Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Grandma Dorothy shared her love of gardens with her daughter, Hillary, and her granddaughter, Chelsea. She taught them that gardens are magical places to learn, exciting spaces for discovery, quiet spots to spend time with family and beautiful areas to share stories and celebrate special occasions. But most of all, she taught them that in her gardens, her love grew and blossomed.

Here we go digging for dinosaur bones : sung to the tune of "here we go round the mulberry bush"

Here we go digging for dinosaur bones : sung to the tune of "here we go round the mulberry bush"

by Lendroth, Susan

Young paleontologists and dinosaur enthusiasts are invited on a fossil dig, set to the tune of "Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush." Hike the trail, scan the ground, and make a find--then discover how to build a T. Rex from its bones. Includes hand-play motions for sing-alongs and bite-size science sidebars.

How to put an octopus to bed

How to put an octopus to bed

by Rinker, Sherri Duskey

It's time for bed and this little octopus is more than happy to volunteer! He's all ready to put his parents to bed! Bath time, putting on pajamas, brushing teeth, and tucking everyone in is a whole new challenge when the kid is in charge (and especially when everyone has eight arms!). From bestselling author Sherri Duskey Rinker and award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz comes a romping, rhyming, hilarious tale sure to entertain wiggly bedtime readers everywhere.

Imagine a wolf

Imagine a wolf

by Platt, Lucky

What do you see when you imagine a wolf?Sharp, pointy teeth?Big, hungry eyes?A soft sweater and a friendly smile? Wait a minute! The wolf in this story would rather knit than huff, puff, or blow anyone's house down. But that doesn't stop the townsfolk from crying wolf anyway. What's a kind-hearted wolf to do when everyone keeps running and screaming at "Hello?" It's time to show the world that this wolf is the furthest thing from Big and Bad. This beautifully illustrated fable engages readers directly, reminding them to challenge expectations

Little Joe Chickapig : a story about following your dreams

Little Joe Chickapig : a story about following your dreams

by Calhoun, Brian

Little Joe Chickapig wants to be just like his adventurous grandpa. But how did the old chickapig hero do it? Find out in this fun, original story by Brian Calhoun, creator of the popular Chickapig Board Game.

Norse Mythology for Kids Tales of Gods, Creatures, and Quests/

Norse Mythology for Kids Tales of Gods, Creatures, and Quests/

by Nordvig, Mathias PhD

Featuring timeless stories from such countries as Iceland, Norway, and Denmark, this is your entryway into the magical world of Scandinavian folklore. With vividly detailed illustrations that pair with each myth, you'll feel like you are defending Asgard on the battlefield with the almighty Odin, shape-shifting from a snake to a hawk with the trickster Loki, slaying dragons with the brave Sigurd, and much more. Follow these engaging Norse mythology legends, and learn everything there is to know about the tall tales of the Norse.

The old truck

The old truck

by Pumphrey, Jarrett

When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part of the dreams and ambitions of the family's young daughter.

Oona

Oona

by DiPucchio, Kelly

Oona and her best friend Otto love to search for treasure...and often find trouble instead. Messy trouble. Tricky trouble. Even shark-related trouble. That's never stopped them before, though! After all, no proper treasure hunt is without some adventure. But when the grandest treasure yet is stuck in a deep, dark rift, Oona's not sure if she can dive right in. What might be waiting for her in those unknown wates?

The paper kingdom

The paper kingdom

by Rhee, Helena Ku

When the babysitter is unable to come, Daniel is woken out of bed and joins his parents as they head downtown for their jobs as nighttime office cleaners. But the story is about more than brooms, mops, and vacuums. Mama and Papa turn the deserted office building into a magnificent kingdom filled with paper. Then they weave a fantasy of dragons and kings to further engage their reluctant companion--and even encourage him to one day be the king of a paper kingdom.

Pete the cat : five little bunnies

Pete the cat : five little bunnies

by Dean, Kim

Presents an Easter adaptation of "Five Little Monkeys," in which Pete calls the doctor when each of five little bunnies bumps their head after jumping on the bed.

Seeds

Seeds

by Lemniscates

Some seeds are whisked away by the wind, while others are carried by creatures to their destinations. Once seeds find their spot, they go through breathtaking transformations, multiplying in number and size and thriving in even the most unseemly places. We humans plant seeds, too, and with care we can cultivate and nurture something wonderful, whether by sowing a seed in the earth or by choosing our own seeds of kindness to spread around. With gorgeous, welcoming illustrations, the creator of Trees and Birds presents another ode to the beauty around and within us

Susan B. Anthony : her fight for equal rights

Susan B. Anthony : her fight for equal rights

by Kulling, Monica

"It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn about young Susan B. Anthony and how she grew up to become a suffragette--a fighter for women's equality. She joined forces with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others and gave speeches around the country to gain support for women's right to vote. She fought her whole life, and believed that "failure is impossible." She was right; her work made the 19th Amendment to the Constitution possible!

Tomorrow I'll be kind

Tomorrow I'll be kind

by Hische, Jessica

Immerse yourself in the beautifully hand-lettered words of widsom, hope, and positivity alongside adorable illustrations of love and caring. This book is a reminder to all readers, young and old, that the smallest kind gesture can make the biggest difference in the world--we just have to remember to be kind to one another.

Turtle and tortoise are not friends

Turtle and tortoise are not friends

by Reiss, Mike

At a local zoo, a turtle and tortoise struggle for decades to reconcile their differences until, one day, they need to depend on each other.

Welcoming Elijah : a Passover tale with a tail

Welcoming Elijah : a Passover tale with a tail

by Newman, Lesléa

Winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award and the National Jewish Book Award, Welcoming Elijah by celebrated author Lesléa Newman, unites a young boy and a stray kitten in a warm, lyrical story about Passover, family, and friendship.

What's the point of math?

What's the point of math?

by Davis, Ben Ffrancon

This book unpacks how math is an essential part of our everyday life in ways that you never thought of. Full of crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers and beautiful illustrations show you that math is interesting, fun, and not intimidating at all!

Wolfboy

Wolfboy

by Harkness, Andy

Perfect for fans of Grumpy Monkey and The Bad Seed, this dynamic and hilarious picture book from an exciting new talent shows how feeling hangry can turn even the sweetest kid into a snarling, growling Wolfboy!

You can be kind, Pout-Pout Fish!

You can be kind, Pout-Pout Fish!

by Diesen, Deborah

Mr. Fish and his friends are having a bad day at school--and no one knows what to do! How can they turn the day around? All it takes is a simple act of kindness! Little pouts will turn into big smiles with this Beginning Reader, featuring the characters and settings you love from the New York Times-bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series.