Children Book Lists: 2016 Texas 2x2

[Printable book list]

Jon Agee / E AGEE (Ages 5-8)
It's Only Stanley
Stanley is one determined dog who is making a racket and keeping his family awake at night. What is Stanley doing? And more importantly, where is he taking them?

Kate Beaton / E BEATON (Ages 5-8)
The Princess and the Pony
Princess Pinecone wishes for a warrior’s horse for her birthday, but her par-ents fall short of the mark with a plump, gassy pony. Will she still have a chance against the other warriors in the big battle to come?

Lauren Child / E CHILD (Ages 4-8)
The New Small Person
Princess Pinecone wishes for a warrior’s horse for her birthday, but her par-ents fall short of the mark with a plump, gassy pony. Will she still have a chance against the other warriors in the big battle to come?

Rebecca Dotlich / E DOTLICH (Ages 3-6)
Race Car Count!
Race cars zoom to the finish in this colorful, rhyming counting book, complete with race cars’ names and stats at the end. Ready, Set, Go! Meet the Race Cars!

Carter Goodrich / E GOODRICH (Ages 4-8)
We Forgot Brock! (also available in ebook)
When Brock gets left behind at the fair, Phillip isn’t sure what to do. How will he reconnect with his best (and possibly imaginary) friend?

Bridget Heos / J 595.774 HEOS (Ages 4-8)
I, Fly: the Buzz about Flies and How Awesome They Are
A fly campaigns to a science class for flies to be the example of the insect life cycle instead of the overused butterfly. This humorous story tells how the fly tries to persuade the class while telling the reader everything they never knew about flies.

Ryan T. Higgins / E HIGGINS (Ages 2-5)
Mother Bruce
Hilarious illustrations show Bruce, a grumpy bear who searches on the internet for scrumptious egg recipes. After a shopping spree in the forest, Bruce is surprised when the eggs he finds turn out to be much more than just a meal.

Jonathan London / J 599.635 LONDON (Ages 5-8)
Hippos are Huge!
Think Lions are dangerous? Think again! Hippos are the toughest mammals around. Learn fantas-tic facts about hippos that will astound, amaze, and thrill!

Kevin McCloskey / E MCCLOSKEY (Ages 4-8)
We Dig Worms!
Think What do worms do all day? How do they see? And why are they so cold and squishy? Find out by going on an underground tour through the hidden world of earthworms.

Kadir Nelson / E NELSON (Ages 4-7)
If You Plant a Seed
A charming cautionary tale with expressive illustrations that show what happens when you sow seeds of kindness versus those selfishness.

Julie Paschkis / J 811.54 (Ages 4-8)
Flutter and Hum/Aleteo y Zumbido
Beautifully illustrated poems that will inspire the budding poet. Written in both Spanish and English.

Dev Petty / E PETTY (Ages 3-7)
I Don't Want to Be a Frog
Frog wants to be any animal besides a frog, but soon learns why being a frog might not be so bad after all. A funny lesson about how “the grass isn’t al-ways greener on the other side.”

Michelle Robinson / E ROBINSON (Ages 3-6)
There's a Lion in My Cornflakes
Ages 3-6. When two brothers save up coupons from their cereal box to get a free lion, disaster en-sues! The cereal company keeps running out of lions, so sends the boys a variety of other ani-mals. Will the brothers ever get their lion?

Liz Rosenberg / E ROSENBERG (Ages 5-8)
What James Said
Ages 3-6. Aiden discovers that hearsay can’t always be trusted when she has a fight with her best friend, James. But when the truth is discovered, she realizes that their friendship can always be counted upon.

Sean Taylor / E TAYLOR (Ages 3-7)
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise
Hoot Owl is very hungry and determined to catch his dinner using his wisdom and flair for clever disguises to outwit his prey. But what costume will he don when he decides on pizza for dinner?

Audrey Vernick / E VERNICK (Ages 4-7)
First Grade Dropout
When a first grade student says something very embarrassing in school, he decides he will just have to drop out of Lakeview Elementary! When his best friend says something equally embarrassing, the boy learns that it is alright to laugh at yourself.

Emma J. Virjan / ER VIRJAN (Ages 4-7)
What This Story Needs is a Pig in a Wig
A pig in a wig gets in a boat with a goat, a frog and a dog, and more creatures who fill the boat with playful rhyming words and silly action, not to mention a great hairdo!

Mo Willems / J FIC WILLEMS (Ages 6-8)
The Story of Diva and Flea
In this story of adventure and discovery, a small but brave dog named Diva teams up with a curious, streetwise cat named Flea to explore Paris and become friends despite their differences.