New Elementary Titles
Call #: E BAC Fross, Kitty.
Series: Nick Jr. book club
"Will the Backyardigans find a place where no one's ever been before?".
Call #: E DAL Daly, Niki.
Reading Level: 3.5 Interest Level: K-3
Sarie struggles when she reads aloud in class in her South African school, but then she and her friend Auntie Anna find a book about Cinderella in Auntie Anna's old car and begin to read together.
Call #: E DIS Walt Disney company ; Alexander Dumas (creator).
Series: Disney's wonderful world of reading
Adaptation of Disney's direct-to-DVD movie, to be released in conjunction with the DVD in August. It stars Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the title roles, with Minnie and Daisy as ingenues and The Beagle Boys, Peg-Leg Pete, and Clarabelle (that's right ) as the villains. In the durable squarebound prestige comic format.
Call #: E DIS [illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists].
Series: Disney princess
Reading Level: 2.8 Interest Level: K-3
Ariel, a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid, falls in love with a human prince and has a sea witch make her human in exchange for her voice. Includes a read-along audio CD.
Call #: E DIS Auerbach, Annie.
Fly to Never Land with Peter, Wendy, and Tinker Bell! This retelling of the beloved Disney film features thrilling sound effects, word-for-word narration, and real character voices! Readers can follow along as Wendy and her brothers meet the Lost Boys, experience fairy magic, and battle the evil pirate Captain Hook. Timed to publish with the 60th anniversary Peter Pan DVD and Blu-ray, this book-and-CD set is packed with fun and adventure.
Call #: E DIS Bergen, Lara, 1955-
Reading Level: 2.3 Interest Level: K-3
Rapunzel leaves her tower in the woods for the first time when a thief named Flynn finds her, and the pair goes on a journey across the kingdom. Includes audio CD with word-for-word narration and sound effects.
Call #: E HES Hesse, Karen.
Reading Level: 4.3 Interest Level: 3-6
Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall
Call #: E LON Long, Loren.
Reading Level: 3.4 Interest Level: K-3
When a big new yellow tractor arrives, Otis the friendly little tractor is cast away behind the barn, but when trouble occurs Otis is the only one who can help.
Call #: J 398.2 HOU Houston, James A., 1921-
Reading Level: 6.7 Interest Level: 5-8
A young Eskimo hunter fights for survival while stranded on an isolated and desolate island.
Call #: J 398.2 SOU retold by Kim So-un ; illustrated by Jeong Kyoung-Sim.
Reading Level: 5.9 Interest Level: 3-6
Presents illustrated retellings of thirteen traditional Korean stories for children.
Call #: J 495.7 AME Amen, Henry J.
Reading Level: 2.0 Interest Level: K-3Rhyming text paired with letters of the English alphabet and themed photos invite the reader to learn Korean words.
Call #: J 575.6 SOM Somervill, Barbara A.
Series: Sci-hi. Life Science
Reading Level: 3.7 Interest Level: 5-8
A discussion of plants' ability to reproduce and how new plant species are created, covering the role of bees in pollinization and the ability of aspen trees to clone themselves, with illustrations, charts, graphs, and a timeline.
Call #: J 641.5 ALE Alexander, Heather, 1967-
Series: Easy cookbooks for kids
Reading Level: 4.4 Interest Level: 3-6
Introduces children to simple snack foods from around the world, with recipes from Italy, China, the Caribbean, Greece, Central America, Mexico, and Wales, and information on cooking techniques, terms, and tools.
Call #: J 641.5 COO Cook, Deanna, 1965-
Reading Level: 5.5 Interest Level: 3-6
A collection of more than seventy-five recipes for ethnic dishes created by children from around the world, with information on the games, cultural traditions, and customs of various cultures.
Call #: J 652.8 RIL Riley, Gail Blasser.
Series: Pair-it books. Proficiency stage 5
Call #: PORT E SCA Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton.
A praia deserta, a noite tranquila, o dia de chuva, a horta, a cozinha e a família reunida... O que seria o mundo inteiro? Com seus versos rimados e suas delicadas ilustrações, este livro traz uma resposta envolvente e cativante a essa pergunta, oferecendo aos pequenos e grandes leitores uma reconfortante mensagem de humanidade e harmonia. Ideal para a formação das crianças e aclamado por conseguir retratar conceitos universais numa linguagem simples e delicada, O mundo inteiro, vencedor do prêmio Cadelcott Honor de melhor ilustração em 2009, é, do início ao fim, uma inesquecível celebração da vida.