Hum and Swish

Hum and Swish


  • Author : Matt Myers
  • Publisher : Neal Porter Books
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780823442867


Hum and Swish Book Description :

All Jamie wants is to spend some time alone at the beach and finish her art project in the sand. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer- what are you making? Aren't you clever? Jamie does her best to tune it all out and focus on her creation . . . until she finds a like-minded friend. Widely respected artist Matt Myers makes his debut as an author in this story that celebrates creativity, introversion, and the beauty of a little peace and quiet....

Imagination Vacation

Imagination Vacation


  • Author : Jami Gigot
  • Publisher : Albert Whitman & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780807536131


Imagination Vacation Book Description :

Sam has a very busy family. Mom works late; Dad's projects pile up. Even Sam's younger sister Marla is always doing something. Everyone in Sam's family has their own idea of what the perfect vacation would look like. But there's one thing they all agree on: they just can't get away right now. So Sam comes up with a different kind of getaway. With a little planning, a few supplies, and a touch of creativity, she finds that her family's dream vacation wasn't so far away after all....

I Will Not Read This Book
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

I Will Not Read This Book


  • Author : Cece Meng
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2011-09-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780547757148


I Will Not Read This Book Book Description :

This is the story of how the ultimate reluctant reader became a book lover. The little boy in I Will Not Read This Book has a lot of excuses, because if there is one thing he doesn’t want to do, it’s read this book. He won’t read it even if you hang him upside down by one toe, over a cliff, with sharks down below. And you know what? You. Can’t. Make. Him. In this book illustrated with wit and whimsy by Joy Ang, Cece Meng delivers once again with a pitch-perfect reluctant reader who is finally convinced to read the book if—and only if—someone he loves will read it with him....

Battle Bunny

Battle Bunny


  • Author : Jon Scieszka
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442446731


Battle Bunny Book Description :

Alex, whose birthday it is, hijacks a story about Birthday Bunny on his special day and turns it into a battle between a supervillain and his enemies in the forest--who, in the original story, are simply planning a surprise party....

Beach House

Beach House


  • Author : Deanna Caswell
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452135885


Beach House Book Description :

A long, long drive. It's been a year of dreaming, waiting. Now, summer's here. In a funny and heartfelt celebration of family, vacations, and the joy of the sea, Deanna Caswell and Amy June Bates capture the essence of summer—building sand castles, jumping the waves, and watching the stars come out after a long day at the beach—and the love that warms every moment. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which will look almost identical to the print version. Additionally for devices that support audio, this ebook includes a read-along setting....

This Is How We Do It

This Is How We Do It


  • Author : Matt Lamothe
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452153407


This Is How We Do It Book Description :

Follow the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day! In Japan Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda Daphine likes to jump rope. But while the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days—and this one world we all share—unites them. This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as well as a mirror reflecting our common experiences. Inspired by his own travels, Matt Lamothe transports readers across the globe and back with this luminous and thoughtful picture book....

The Sandcastle That Lola Built
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Sandcastle That Lola Built


  • Author : Megan Maynor
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524716172


The Sandcastle That Lola Built Book Description :

A modern, summery spin on the classic The House That Jack Built, in which Lola's day at the beach leads to new friends and a giant sandcastle. Lola is building her dream sandcastle--one with a tall, tall tower and sea glass that sends signals to mermaids. But the beach is crowded, and soon enough, a boy steps on her castle. Not to worry! Lola recruits him to build a wall. When a toddler with a bulldozer starts digging too close the walls, Lola decides he can be in charge of digging the moat. As the sandcastle grows, so does Lola's friendly group of helpers. There's only one thing that Lola doesn't want near the sandcastle: a wave! Will the new friends be able to salvage the mermaids' castle when their hard work is washed away? "Dig into this playful,...

Sandy Feet  Whose Feet

Sandy Feet Whose Feet


  • Author : Susan Wood
  • Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534138384


Sandy Feet Whose Feet Book Description :

When a family spends a day at the beach, the children investigate various footprints to see what type of creatures live along the shoreline. Rhyming text turns a sandy beach into an outdoor classroom. The tracks and habits of local wildlife, including hopping sandpipers, scuttling crabs, and burrowing turtles, are identified and explained for young ecology detectives. Even Daddy's feet make an appearance! And at day's end, it's time for tired feet to make their way home. STEM-based back matter includes information on how clues like footprints can identify the type of wildlife inhabiting any given habitat....

A Dog Named Doug
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

A Dog Named Doug


  • Author : Karma Wilson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442449329


A Dog Named Doug Book Description :

Dogs love to dig but one dog named Doug takes digging to new heights (and depths) in this laugh-out-loud picture book from New York Times bestselling author Karma Wilson and celebrated illustrator Matt Myers. Meet Doug. Doug is a dog that loves to dig. But when Doug digs he doesn’t just dig holes in the backyard. He digs…ditches the size of tractors! He digs…tunnels through gold mines! He even digs his way into…the White House! But not even the Secret Service can stop this digging doggy, because when Doug digs, oh boy, does Doug DIG!...

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
Score: 3.5
From 27 Ratings

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere


  • Author : ZZ Packer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2004-02-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101215654


Drinking Coffee Elsewhere Book Description :

Chosen by John Updike as a Today Show Book Club Pick. Already an award-winning writer, ZZ Packer now shares with us her debut, Drinking Coffee Elsewhere. Her impressive range and talent are abundantly evident: Packer dazzles with her command of language, surprising and delighting us with unexpected turns and indelible images, as she takes us into the lives of characters on the periphery, unsure of where they belong. We meet a Brownie troop of black girls who are confronted with a troop of white girls; a young man who goes with his father to the Million Man March and must decides where his allegiance lies; an international group of drifters in Japan, who are starving, unable to find work; a girl in a Baltimore ghetto who has dreams of the larger world...