Friday, December 7, 2018


Children's Room Staff Pick's for 2018....

BEST PICTURE BOOKS!

Enjoy our favorites with your favorites during time off for the holiday season...

A Moon for Moe and Mo by Jane Breskin Zalben



Moses Feldman and Mohammed Hassan both live on Flatbush Avenue, but when they meet at the grocery store they quickly become best friends, sharing a picnic while their families prepare for the holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Ramadan.

Found by Jeff Newman



A wordless picture book. While Jenn is seeking Prudence, her big, sleek and shiny, black and white dog, she meets and falls in love with Roscoe, a scruffy little golden dog.

The Digger and the Flower by Joseph Kuefler


Each day, the big trucks go to work. They scoop and hoist and push. But when Digger discovers something growing in the rubble, he sets in motion a series of events that will change him, and the city, forever.


Dreamers by Yuyi Morales


Dreamers is a celebration of what migrantes bring with them when they leave their homes. It's a story about family. And it's a story to remind us that we are all dreamers, bringing our own gifts wherever we roam.


Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love


While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up as mermaids. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up in his own fabulous mermaid costume. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes -- and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?


Is That You, Eleanor Sue? by Tricia Tussa



A fun-loving little girl who plays dress-up to fool her mother every Saturday dons disguises and rings the doorbell, hoping not to be recognized, a habit that becomes riotous when her grandma turns the tables.

Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall


Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around. Inside, the daily life of a lighthouse keeper and his family unfolds as the keeper boils water for tea, lights the lamp's wick, and writes every detail in his logbook.


The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson


There will be times when you walk into a room and no one there is quite like you. There are many reasons to feel different. Maybe it's how you look, talk, or where you're from; maybe it's what you eat, or something just as random. It's not easy to take those first steps into a place where nobody really knows you yet, but somehow you do it.









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