The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones by Spelile Rivas and Valeria Cervantes

Have you ever had to be brave? It isn’t always easy to do the right thing when you are scared, but being brave usually leads you in the right direction. The Picture Book of the Week is The Cucuy Stole my Cascarones, written by Spelile Rivas and illustrated by Valeria Cervantes. About the Book: Roberto andContinue reading “The Cucuy Stole My Cascarones by Spelile Rivas and Valeria Cervantes”

Ear Worm! by Jo Knowles and Galia Bernstein

Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? Do you remember where you heard it? The Picture Book of the Week in Ear Worm!, written by Jo Knowles and illustrated by Galia Bernstein. About the Book: The main character of this book, Little Worm, gets a song stuck in his head and has noContinue reading “Ear Worm! by Jo Knowles and Galia Bernstein”

Up and Adam by Debbie Zapata and Young Ling Kang

Have you ever felt like you are just one person who can’t possibly be of help in a crisis? Did you ever think about how far a smile can reach? The Picture Book of the Week is Up and Adam, written by Debbie Zapata and illustrated by Yong Ling Kang. About the Book: Adam is a youngContinue reading “Up and Adam by Debbie Zapata and Young Ling Kang”

Love by Matt De La Peña and Loren Long

Love is all around us. All we have to do is pay attention. The Picture Book of the Week is Love, written by Matt De La Peña and illustrated by Loren Long. About the Book: Love is about you and me and the love we encounter as we travel through life. Our families are our firstContinue reading “Love by Matt De La Peña and Loren Long”

Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris and LeUyen Pham

Sometimes we don’t know we are on an adventure until we find ourselves in the middle of it. The Picture Book of the Week is Bear Came Along, written by Richard T. Morris and illustrated by LeUyen Pham. About the Book: First there was a river and then bear came along. Bear didn’t know he wasContinue reading “Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris and LeUyen Pham”

Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola

Do you have a favorite…living thing? A flower, a pet, or a tree? The Picture Book of the Week is Apple and Magnolia, written by Laura Gehl and illustrated by Patricia Metola. About the Book: This book is about Britta and her two favorite trees, Apple and Magnolia. Britta is sure that Apple and Magnolia areContinue reading “Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola”

Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell

Do you believe you can do impossible things? Jane Goodall did, even when she was 10 years old. In honor of her birthday…. The Picture Book of the Week is Me…Jane, written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell. About the Book: As a child, Jane had a stuffed chimpanzee name Jubilee. She loved nature and sheContinue reading “Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell”

Outside In by Deborah Underwood and Cindy Derby

Have you forgotten something? Have you forgotten the outside? Is it calling? The Picture Book of the Week is Outside In, written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Cindy Derby. About the Book: Outside In is about many of us. It is about the lives we live inside our houses, forgetting completely about the worldContinue reading “Outside In by Deborah Underwood and Cindy Derby”

A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin

Have you ever wondered why the moon has phases? The Picture Book of the Week is A Big Mooncake for Little Star, written and illustrated by Grace Lin. About the Book: In this loving, joyful explanation for why the moon has phases, Grace Lin tells the story of Little Star. Little Star’s mother bakes a mooncakeContinue reading “A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin”