J EASY 1 - Very Beginning Readers
|J EASY 1 Arnold||Fly Guy (series) by Todd Arnold|
|J EASY 1 Berenstain||Berenstain Bears (series) by Stan Berenstain|
|J EASY 1 Bridwell||Clifford the Big Red Dog (series) by Norman Bridwell|
|J EASY 1 Capucilli||Biscuit (series) by Aylssa Capucilli|
|J EASY 1 Dotlich||Digger the Dinosaur by Rebecca Dotlich|
|J EASY 1 Hillert||Dear Dragon (series) by Margaret Hillert|
|J EASY 1 Hillert||Margaret Hillert's Fairy Tales (series) by Margaret Hillert|
|J EASY 1 Kann||Pinkalicious (series) by Victoria Kann|
|J EASY 1 Keller||We Are Growing! by Laurie Keller|
|J EASY 1 O'Connor||Fancy Nancy (series) by Jane O'Connor|
|J EASY 1 O'Connor||Jojo (series) by Jane O'Connor|
|J EASY 1 Schaefer||What's That Mittens? by Lola M. Schaefer|
|J EASY 1 Scotton||Splat the Cat (series) by Rob Scotton|
|J EASY 1 Seuss||Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss|
|J EASY 1 Weeks||Baa-Choo! by Sarah Weeks|
|J EASY 1 Weeks||Drip, Drop by Sarah Weeks|
|J EASY 1 Weeks||Pip Squeak by Sarah Weeks|
|J EASY 1 Willems||Elephant & Piggie (series) by Mo Willems|
J EASY 2 - Beginning Readers
|J EASY 2 Adler||Don't Throw it to Mo! by David Adler|
|J EASY 2 Adler||Young Cam Jansen (series) by David Adler|
|J EASY 2 Bell||Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover by Cece Bell|
|J EASY 2 Butler||King and Kayla (series) by Dori Hillestad Butler|
|J EASY 2 Cazet||Minnie and Moo (series) by Denis Cazet|
|J EASY 2 Danziger||Amber Brown (series) by Paula Danziger|
|J EASY 2 Hill||Marley (series) by John Grogan|
|J EASY 2 Lin||Ling & Ting (series) by Grace Lin|
|J EASY 2 Lobel||Frog and Toad (series) by Arnold Lobel|
|J EASY 2 Minarik||Little Bear (series) by Else Minarik|
|J EASY 2 Rylant||Annie and Snowball (series) by Cynthia Rylant|
|J EASY 2 Rylant||Henry and Mudge (series) by Cynthia Rylant|
|J EASY 2 Rylant||Mr. Putter and Tabby (series) by Cynthia Rylant|
|J EASY 2 Seuss||Cat in the Hat (series) by Dr. Seuss|
|J EASY 2 Snyder||Charlie & Mouse (series) by Laurel Snyder|
J EASY 3 - Beginning Chapter Books
|J EASY 3 Adler||Cam Jansen (series) by David Adler|
|J EASY 3 Barrows||Ivy and Bean (series) by Annie Barrows|
|J EASY 3 Cronin||The Chicken Squad (series) by Doreen Cronin|
|J EASY 3 Dicamillo||Mercy Watson (series) by Kate Dicamillo|
|J EASY 3 Kline||Horrible Harry (series) by Suzy Kline|
|J EASY 3 LaReau||The Infamous Ratsos (series) by Kara LaReau|
|J EASY 3 Osborne||Magic Tree House (series) by Mary Pope Osborne|
|J EASY 3 Park||Junie B. Jones (series) by Barbara Park|
|J EASY 3 Roy||A to Z Mysteries (series) by Ron Roy|
J Picture Books
|J PICTURE BOOK Bemelmans||Madeline (series) by Ludwig Bemelmans|
|J PICTURE BOOK Carle||The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle|
|J PICTURE BOOK Cousins||Maisy (series) by Lucy Cousins|
|J PICTURE BOOK Falconer||Olivia (series) by Ian Falconer|
|J PICTURE BOOK Guarino||Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino|
|J PICTURE BOOK Henkes||Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes|
|J PICTURE BOOK Kang||I Am (Not) Scared by Anna Kang|
|J PICTURE BOOK London||Froggy Gets Dressed (series) by Jonathan London|
|J PICTURE BOOK Marino||Night Animals by Jan Marino|
|J PICTURE BOOK McCarthy||City Hawk: The Story of Pale Male by Meghan McCarthy|
|J PICTURE BOOK McFarland||Widget (series) by Lyn Rossiter McFarland|
|J PICTURE BOOK McMullan||I Stink! (series) by Kate McMullan|
|J PICTURE BOOK Numeroff||If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (series) by Laura Numeroff|
|J PICTURE BOOK Potter||Tale of Peter Rabbit (series) by Beatrix Potter|
|J PICTURE BOOK Rey||Curious George (series) by H.A. Rey|
|J PICTURE BOOK Sendak||Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak|
|J PICTURE BOOK Stead||A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead|
Picture Book Biographies
|J CV ANGELOU||Maya Angelou by Emma E Haldy and Jeff Bane|
This "My Itty-Bitty Bio" biography examines the life of Maya Angelou in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.
|J CV BENTLEY||Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin|
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations. Caldecott Medal Winner, 1998.
|J CV BRAILLE||Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant|
Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet -- awhole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today.
|J CV BRIDGES||The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles|
For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.
|J CV GRANDIN||The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca |
Because she was autistic, Doctor Temple Grandin had difficulties as a child, but she soon found what made her different could also be a source of strength.
|J CV GREGORY||The Hole Story of the Doughnut by Pat Miller|
In 1843, 14-year old Hanson Gregory left his family home in Rockport, Maine and set sail as a cabin boy on the schooner Achorn, looking for high stakes adventure on the high seas. Little did he know that a boat load of hungry sailors, coupled with his knack for creative problem-solving, would yield one of the world's most prized pastries.
|J CV MAATHAI||Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson |
A biography of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmentalist Wangari Maathai, a female scientist who made a stand in the face of opposition to women's rights and her own Greenbelt Movement, in an effort to restore Kenya's ecosystem by planting millions of trees.
|J ML 3930 E44 P56||Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra by Andrea Davis Pinkney|
A brief recounting of the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category. (Caldecott Honor Book, 1998)
|J ML 3930 G47 W56 2006||Dizzy by Jonah Winter|
This is the story of Dizzy Gillespie, a trumpet player, who created a whole new kind of music: Bebop.
|J ML 3930 .I94 S73||The Extraordinary Music of Mr. Ives by Joanne Stanbridge|
A tender account of how Charles Ives came to compose the music that expressed the grief and shock of the whole city of New York after the sinking of the Lusitania.
|J ML 3930 .M92 M34||Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters by Michael Mahin|
With a fascinating and inspiring story of struggle, determination, and hope, this picture book celebrates a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and roll.
|J ML 3930 .S42 238||Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing by Leda Schubert|
In this tribute to legendary musician and activist Pete Seeger, author Leda Schubert highlights major musical events in Mr. Seeger's life as well important moments of his fight against social injustice.
|J N 6537 B233 S84||Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe|
Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. (Caldecott Medal Winner, 2017)
|J N 6537 .W28 W375||Uncle Andy's: A Faabbbulous Visit with Andy Warhol by James Warhola|
The author describes a trip to see his uncle, the soon-to-be-famous artist Andy Warhol, and the fun that he and his family had on the visit.
|J 176.48 .W43 2009x||First Pooch: The Obamas Pick a Pet by Carole Boston Weatherford|
The U.S. President, Barack Obama, and his family search for the perfect family dog to take to the White House. They choose a Portuguese water dog and name him Bo.
|J E184 .S75 E715 2017||Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics by Margarita Engle|
Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways.
|J F 788 .C485 2017||Grand Canyon by Jason Chin|
Home to an astonishing variety of plants and animals that have lived and evolved within its walls for millennia, the Grand Canyon is much more than just a hole in the ground. Follow a father and daughter as they make their way through the cavernous wonder, discovering life both present and past. (Caldecott Honor Book, 2018; Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, 2018)
|J GV 551 .G47 2003||The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein|
The story of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers. (Caldecott Medwal Winner, 2004)
|J QL 430.3 .A73 F54 2016||Giant Squid by Candace Fleming|
A nonfiction picture book exploring the mysterious life of the elusive giant squid
|J SF 428.7 .M33 2011||The Incredible Life of Balto by Meghan McCarthy|
Balto was the dog who led his dogsled team through a blizzard to deliver a lifesaving serum to the stricken people of Nome, Alaska, in 1925.
|J TX 799 .M33 2010||Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy|
The story of how bubble gum was invented.