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MY COUSIN KATIE
GARLAND, MICHAEL (PBR 08928)
Katie’s cousin looks forward to all the wonderful things she will do when she visits Katie on the farm. (JF, K-3)

COUNTRY ROAD ABC: AN ILLUSTRATED JOURNEY THROUGH AMERICA'S FARMLAND
GEISERT, ARTHUR (BR 20006)
PRESENTS THE ALPHABET USING WORDS RELATED TO A COUNTRY FARM, SUCH AS "B IS FOR BARN CATS," "L IS FOR LOADING," AND "S IS FOR STEEL ROOFING." INCLUDES A GLOSSARY TO EXPLAIN THE FARM TERMS. ( PRESCHOOL-GRADE 2)

DEAR REBECCA, WINTER IS HERE
GEORGE, JEAN CRAIGHEAD (PBR 10027)
A grandmother explains to her granddaughter how the arrival of winter brings changes in nature and the earth's creatures, and how the return of spring and summer will bring more changes. (JF, K-3)

LOOK TO THE NORTH
GEORGE, JEAN CRAIGHEAD (PBR 11023)
Brief diary entries that mark the passage of the seasons andintroduce the events in the lives of three wolves as they grow from helpless pups to participants in their small pack's hunt. (JNF, 2-4)

WOLVES ARE BACK
GEORGE, JEAN CRAIGHEAD (PBR 18040)
Discusses how the 1926 disappearance of wolves upset the natural balance in the U.S. wilderness, causing other animal and plant losses. Explains that the 1995 release of Canadian wolves into Yellowstone National Park restored that balance and brought many creatures back to their original homeland. (JNF, K-3)

GREAT FROG RACE
GEORGE, KRISTINE O. (PBR 11041)
A collection of poems about frogs and dragonflies, wind and rain, a visit to the tree farm, the garden hose, and other familiar parts of indoor and outdoor life. (JNF, 2-4)

WHY THE SKY IS FAR AWAY
GERSON, MARY-JOAN (PBR 08992)
The sky was once so close to the Earth that people cut parts of it to eat but their waste and greed caused the sky to move far away. (JF, K-3)

LEAVING THE NEST
GERSTEIN, MORDICAI (PBR 18001)
The lives of a baby jaybird, a young girl, a kitten, and a small squirrel intersect as they venture out into the world. (JF)

MAN WHO WALKED BETWEEN THE TOWERS
GERSTEIN, MORDICAI (PBR 15045)
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers. (JNF, 2-4)

WHITE RAM
GERSTEIN, MORDICAI (PBR 17026)
A white ram, made on the sixth day of creation, waits patiently in the garden of Eden until the time is right, then runs to save a certain child in fulfillment of God's plan. (JF, K-3)

RAMADAN
GHAZI, SUHAIB HAMID (PBR 13084)
Describes the celebration of the month of Ramadan by an Islamic family and discusses the meaning and importance of this holiday in the Islamic religion. (JNF, K-3)

GALAXIES, GALAXIES!
GIBBONS, GAIL (PBR 17336)
An introduction to galaxies explains how telescopes work, describes different types of galaxies, and provides a history of astronomy as it relates to galaxies. (JNF)

MARGE'S DINER
GIBBONS, GAIL (PBR 08937)
Focuses on a small town diner where Marge and her workers prepare and serve meals to hungry customers twenty-four hours a day. (JF)

REASONS FOR SEASONS
GIBBONS, GAIL (PBR 11008)
Explains how the position of Earth causes seasons and the wonderful things that each season brings. (JNF, 2-4)

THOMAS JEFFERSON
GIBLIN, JAMES CROSS (PBR 09939)
Presents the life and accomplishments of the third president of the United States. (JNF, 3-5)

SCREAMING KIND OF DAY
GILMORE, RACHNA (PBR 13083)
Scully longs to play outside in the rain but ends up spending the afternoon in her room. (JF, K-3)

ROSA
GIOVANNI, NIKKI (PBR 16045)
The story of Rosa Parks and her courageous act of defiance. (JNF, 3-5)

EMMA'S POEM: THE VOICE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
GLASER, LINDA (BR 19046)
DESCRIBES THE COMFORTABLE 1880S HOME AND LOVING FAMILY OF EMMA LAZARUS. EXPLAINS HOW HER WORK WITH IMMIGRANTS INSPIRED HER TO WRITE THE NOW-FAMOUS POEM, "THE NEW COLOSSUS," ABOUT THE WELCOMING FIGURE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY IN NEW YORK HARBOR. INCLUDES THE FOURTEEN-LINE SONNET. (JNF, K-3)

DORLING KINDERSLEY BOOK OF NURSERY RHYMES
GLIORI, DEBI (PBR 14024)
A illustrated collection of popular nursery rhymes with background information. (K-3)

GIRL WHO LOVED WILD HORSES
GOBLE, PAUL (PBR 10014)
Though she is fond of her people, a girl prefers to living among the wild horses where she is truly happy and free. (JF)

LEGEND OF THE WHITE BUFFALO WOMAN
GOBLE, PAUL (PBR 14046)
A Lakota Indian legend in which the White Buffalo Woman presents her people with the Sacred Calf Pipe which gives them the means to pray to the Great Spirit. (JF, 3-5)

WHOOPI'S BIG BOOK OF MANNERS
GOLDBERG, WHOOPI (PBR 17247)
Comedian's approach to good manners. Covers saying please and thank you, cell-phone and table etiquette, behavior at the movies, and being a good sport, among other topics. (JNF, K-3)

CAKES AND MIRACLES: A PURIM TALE
GOLDIN, BARBARA DIAMOND (BR 20008)
HERSHEL, THE ONLY BLIND BOY IN HIS VILLAGE, WANTS TO HELP HIS WIDOWED MOTHER IN THE KITCHEN. SHE DOES NOT BELIEVE THAT HE CAN SHAPE THE DOUGH INTO COOKIES. BUT HERSHEL SURPRISES HIS MOTHER ON PURIM MORNING. INCLUDES NOTES ON THE ORIGINS OF THE HOLIDAY. (JF, K-3)

CROCODILE & THE DENTIST
GOMI, TARO (PBR 11013)
A crocodile and a dentist have an encounter in which each is afraid of the other. (JF, K-3)

STORYTELLER'S CANDLE: LA VELITA DE LOS CUENTOS
GONZALEZ, LUCIA (BR 19004)
THE GREAT DEPRESSION. ARRIVING FROM PUERTO RICO, HILDAMAR AND SANTIAGO FEEL MORE AT HOME IN NEW YORK CITY AFTER MEETING LIBRARIAN PURA BELPRE, WHO INVITES THEIR FAMILY TO CELEBRATE THREE KINGS' DAY AT THE LIBRARY. BILINGUAL BOOK IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH. (K-3). PURA BELPRE HONOR BOOK. 2008.

APRIL AND ESME, TOOTH FAIRIES
GRAHAM, BOB (BR 20001)
TINY APRIL UNDERHILL, AGE SEVEN AND THREE-QUARTERS, AND HER SISTER ESME, AGE SIX, CONVINCE THEIR PARENTS TO LET THEM JOURNEY FOR THE FIRST TIME INTO THE HUGE WORLD OF HUMANS--ON A MISSION TO COLLECT DANIEL DANGERFIELD'S TOOTH TONIGHT AND LEAVE HIM A COIN. (JF, PRESCHOOL-GRADE 2)

MAX
GRAHAM, BOB (PBR 13079)
Max, the young son of superheroes, is a late bloomer when it comes to flying, until he is inspired by the plight of a falling baby bird. (JF, K-3)

QUEENIE, ONE OF THE FAMILY
GRAHAM, BOB (PBR 12041)
Caitlin and her parents rescue a hen from a lake, name her, and take her home with them, but even after they return her to the farm where she lives, her presence is still felt in Caitlin's family. (JF, K-3)

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME
GREENFIELD, ELOISE (PBR 11035)
Two children discover the importance of determination and find inspiration in the life of Michael Jordan. (JF, K-3)

IN THE LAND OF WORDS
GREENFIELD, ELOISE (PBR 16011)
The words can come from a memory, or a dream, or something I see or hear or wonder about or imagine. Maybe there's a place where words live, where our minds and hearts can go and find them when we want to write or read. I like to imagine that there is suc (JNF, K-3)

NIGHT ON NEIGHBORHOOD STREET
GREENFIELD, ELOISE (PBR 08968)
A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening. (JNF)

TOUCH THE INVISIBLE SKY
GRICE, NOREEN (PBR 18011)
Discusses the sun, the star Eta Carinae, the Crab nebula, the Kepler Supernova remnant, and the Whirlpool and antennae galaxies. Describes the Chandra X-ray telescope and the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes which captured images of celestial objects. (JNF, 4-7)

TOUCH THE SUN
GRICE, NOREEN (PBR 17022)
A multi-dimensional book discussing the relationship of the earth to the sun and the properties of the sun itself. (JNF, 4-7)

TOUCH THE UNIVERSE
GRICE, NOREEN (PBR 17021)
Multi dimensional book covering the hubble telescope, jupiter, saturn, uranus, and 3 different nebulae. (JNF, 4-7)

TALKIN' ABOUT BESSIE:
GRIMES, NIKKI (PBR 15024)
A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot. (JNF, 3-5)

EMPEROR LAYS AN EGG
GUIBERSON, BRENDA Z. (PBR 14026)
The story of the Emperor Penguin told from when the egg is laid till it is fully grown. (JNF, K-3)

LIFE IN THE BOREAL FOREST
GUIBERSON, BRENDA A. (BR 19030)
DESCRIBES THE PLANTS AND ANIMALS THAT MAKE THEIR HOME IN THE GREAT NORTHERN FOREST THAT SPREADS ACROSS ALASKA, CANADA, RUSSIA, AND SCANDINAVIA. EXAMINES THE ECOSYSTEM AND ITS IMPORTANCE TO OUR PLANET. (JNF, 2-4)

RAIN, RAIN,RAIN FOREST
GUIBERSON, BRENDA Z. (PBR 16039)
Takes a journey through a rain forest, investigating the plants and animals that dwell there. (JNF, K-3)

SPOONBILL SWAMP
GUIBERSON, BRENDA Z. (PBR 08976)
Depicts a swamp and the creatures that inhabit it, focusing on the day-to-day activities of spoonbills and alligators. Swamp animals Juvenile literature. (JNF)

DINOTOPIA
GURNEY, JAMES (PBR 09906)
In 1862, after being shipwrecked in uncharted seas, Professor Arthur Denison and his twelve-year-old son Will find themselves washed up on a strange island where people and dinosaurs live together peacefully. (JF)

FAVORITE NURSERY RHYMES FROM MOTHER GOOSE
GUSTAFSON, SCOTT (PBR 18002)
Nursery rhymes are classic and so are some of the artist's interpretations in this volume sure to be treasured by children.

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND
GUTHRIE, WOODY (PBR 12031)
This well-known folk song is accompanied by a tribute from folksinger Pete Seeger, the musical notation, and a biographical scrapbook with photographs. (JNF, 2-4)

 
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