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Oona

words by Kelly DiPucchio ; pictures by Raissa Figueroa
2021
ISBN: 9780062982247

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 waters?

I am the longest dog

by Avery Monsen
2021
ISBN: 9781368053211

Lucy introduces herself as the longest dog, displaying a gentle sense of humor but great self-confidence despite the fact that being extremely long is not easy.

All around us

by Xelena Gonzalez ; illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia
2017
ISBN: 9781941026762

Finding circles everywhere, a grandfather and his granddaughter meditate on the cycles of life and nature.

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

Susan Lendroth ; illustrated by Bob Kolar
2020
ISBN: 9781623541040

"Young paleontologists 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 dinosaur from its bones. Includes song motions and bite-size science sidebars. This is a fun and distinctive young dinosaur book."-- Provided by publisher.

Someone builds the dream

written by Lisa Wheeler ; illustrated by Loren Long
2021
ISBN: 9781984814333

Celebrates the skilled women and men who work to see the plans of architects, engineers, and designers brought to life.

Uni the unicorn

Amy Krouse Rosenthal ; illustrated by Brigette Barrager
2014
ISBN: 9780385375559

Uni the unicorn believes that little girls are real.

Chia and the fox man : an Alaskan Dena'ina fable

retold by Barbara J. Atwater and Ethan J. Atwater ; illustrated by Mindy Dwyer
2020
ISBN: 9781513262673

"This modern retelling of a traditional Dena'ina story is about Chia, a young boy with a hard life, and his encounter with the legendary Fox Man, who just may be able to help. Through the Fox Man, Chia learns that there is strength in humility and in doing what is right, especially when it's hard."-- Provided by publisher.

Trucks! : (and other things with wheels)

written by Bryony Davies ; illustrated by Maria Brzozowska
2020
ISBN: 9781783126033

A fun book for younger children who love anything related to cars and wheels! Each double-page spread features a different group of fascinating vehicles to pore over, such as trains, race cars, emergency vehicles, and even a junk yard.