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VIRTUES

Ambitious, Backbone, Confident, Courtesy, Determined, Diligence, Excellence, Feeling, Inspirational, Moderation, Patience, Persistent, Preparedness, Purposeful, Refined, Stamina, Tenacious, Willpower, Worth

TRAITS

Attitude, Earnest, Empowered, Resolute, Simplicity

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VIRTUES


Ambitious


Amazing Grace

by Mary Hoffman - 1991

Dial Books

An optimistic tale proving anyone can do anything they thrive to do and be.


Flop to the Top!

by Eleanor Davis and Drew Weing. (written & illustrated)s - 2015

TOON

A girls celebrity obsession turns her siblings into her fans, and herself into a superstar.

Read It At

The Newton Theatre Arts Academy - Across Street from 234 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 940-6398


How Oliver Olson Changed the World

by Claudia Mills, IIlus. by Heather Maione - 2009

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A kid with overprotective parents changes himself so he can change the world like his teacher wished.


My Name Is Gabito: The Life of Gabriel García Márquez/Me llamo Gabito: La vida de Gabriel García Márquez

by Monica Brown, Illus. by Raúl Colón - 2007

Rising Moon

A bilingual bio celebrating the life of an author who manifested imagination and dreams with his writting.


Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

by Laurel Snyder.Illus. by Julie Morstad -2015

Chronicle

The daughter of a poor Russian laundress becomes a prima ballerina in the 19th century.


Tomas and the Library Lady

by Pat Mora - 1997

Alfred A. Knopf

Bio of Tomas Rivera who expanded his imagination using books & became chancellor of the Univ of California.


The Top Job

by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel - 2007

Dutton Books

Career day presents fantastic stories about parents jobs but a girls light bulb changing dad tops them all.


Watch the Stars Come Out

by Riki Levinson - 1980

Puffin

A tumultuous historic journey of 2 siblings who immigrate to America to reunite with her parents & sister.


Work, An Occupational ABC

by Kellen Hatanaka - 2014

House of Anansi/Groundwood Books

26 careers from A - Z, from various possible jobs to less-than-traditional occupations.

Read It At

New Jersey Unemployment Office - Sussex County Mall, 9 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2775


The World Is Waiting for You

by Barbara Kerley - 2013

National Geographic Children's Books

Pictures of science and nature make kids eager to explore the world and figure what they want to grow up to be.


Backbone


Akiak

by Robert J. Blake - 1997

Puffin Books

An injured dog shows perseverance by refusing to quit the annual Alaskan dogsledding race.


Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings

by Deborah Hopkinson - 2003

Aladdin

A girl finds empowerment playing ball, this story will inspire kids to take on the world.

Read It At

SportsCare Physical Therapy - 8 Town Center Dr Ste 1, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 726-3800


How Santa Got His Job

by Stephen Krensky, Illustrated by S. D. Schindler - 1998

Simon and Schuster

After meeting some elves Santa uses his loves & talents to create a perfect career.


I Could Do That: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote

by Linda White - 2005

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In 1869, one womans attitude helped all women eventually vote.


My Little Island

by Frané Lessac - 1084

HarperCollins

A boy returns to his old island & brings his friend to show around his past life on Montserrat island.


My Rows and Piles of Coins

by Tololwa M. Mollel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 1999

Clarion

A determined Tanzanian boy saves his coins to afford a bicycle to help his mom bring things to and from the market.

Read It At

SB One Bank - 15 Trinity St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2211 &

Lakeland Bank - 7 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 - (973) 729-4400


New Socks

by Bob Shea - 2007

Little, Brown Books

A new pair of socks give a chick confidence to go down the big kids slide & talk to the President.

Read It At

Robin Lennon Uncommon Artwear - 205 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (646) 645-1003


Squashed in the Middle

by Elizabeth Winthrop, Illus. by Pat Cummings - 2005

Henry Holt

One of the plights of the middle child is not being listened to, until they stick up for themselves.


The Three Ninja Pigs

by Coery Rosen Schwartz - 2012

G.P. Putnam's

The pigs train in aikido, jujitsu & karate to be certified weapons in preparation for the big bad wolf.


Would I Ever Lie to You?

by Caralyn Buehner - 2007

Dial Books

A boy gets teased from a cousin who keeps making stuff up, he turns the tables by pretending to be poisoned.


Confident


Amazing Grace

by Mary Hoffman - 1991

Dial Books

An optimistic tale proving anyone can do anything they thrive to do and be.


The Carrot Seed

by Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson- 1993

HarperCollins or Festival

A kid's unwavering faith and confidence that his seeds will grow.


The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship: A Russian Tale

by Arthur Ransome - 1968

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This folktale shows that you can achieve anything you set your hearts to.


Gossie & Gertie

by Olivier Dunrea,

Houghton

Two duckling friends stay friends and keep their lives & what they enjoy seperate.


Heart of a Tiger

by Marsha Diane Arnold - 1995

Dial

A kittens bravery is achieved by following her dreams and never giving up.


Henrietta and the Golden Eggs

by Hanna Johansen, Illus. by Käthi Bhend. Translated by John Barrett. David R. Godine - 1999

David R. Godine Publisher

A young hen breaks out of the crowded coop to have fun, as others hens follow they await a golden egg.

Read It At

Chase Manhattan/JP Morgan Bank - 70 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-6434


I Can Do It Too!

by Karen Baicker - 2003

Chronicle Books

A girl mimics her older siblings & relatives to build confidence to do things for themselves.


Leap Back Home to Me

by Lauren Thompson - 2011

Margaret K. McElderry Books

A moms unconditional love help her baby frog take bigger & bigger leaps in life.


The Most Magnificent Thing

by Ashley Spires. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Kids Can Press

A girl creating a mysterious gadget becomes frustrated until she discovers persistence by never really giving up.

Read It At

Feels Like Home - 185 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9100


My Lucky Day

by Keiko Kasza - 2003

Puffin Books

A pig gets bathed, fattened and massaged by outwiting an aggressive fox who finally collapses from exhaustion.

Read It At

Mi Rancho Mexican Grill - 195 Spring St. Newton, New Jersey 07860 - (973) 300-0605


New Socks

by Bob Shea - 2007

Little, Brown Books

A new pair of socks give a chick confidence to go down the big kids slide & talk to the President.

Read It At

Robin Lennon Uncommon Artwear - 205 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (646) 645-1003


Olivia Saves the Circus

by Ian Falconer - 1994

An Anne Schwartz Book/Atheneum Books

With all the circus performers sick, Olivia takes over all their roles.


Ouch! A Tale from Grimm

by Natalie Babbitt, Illustrated by Fred Marcellino - 1998

HarperCollins/Michael di Capua.

A confident underdog fools a king, avoids the devil and marries a princess.

Read It At

Evey Nail Salon - Sussex County Mall, 30 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-1143


Owen

by Kevin Henkes - 1993

Greenwillow Books

A mouse refuses to give up his fuzzy security blanket so his mom makes it into handkerchiefs he can carry.


Princess Me

by Karma Wilson - 2007

Margaret K. McElderry Books

A girls imagination turns her into a princess as she turns her bedroom into her kingdom.


Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage to Be Who You Are

by Maria Dismondy - 2008

Cardinal Rule Press

Proud of being couragagous, making the right choices & building self-confidence.


There's a Nightmare in My Closet

by Mercer Mayer - 1968

Puffin Books

A boy conquers his fears by rooming with a monster that he can relate to, one that scares easy.


The Things I Can Do

by Jeff Mack - 2013

Roaring Brook Press

A confident boy marks his accomplishments & feats by turning them into rhymes.

Read It At

Penelopes Treasures - 166-168 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 590-1555


The Three Ninja Pigs

by Coery Rosen Schwartz - 2012

G.P. Putnam's

The pigs train in aikido, jujitsu & karate to be certified weapons in preparation for the big bad wolf.


Wemberly Worried

by Kevin Henkes - 2000

Greenwillow.

A worry wart girl mouse meets another worried mousey who also brought a doll to her 1st day of school.

Read It At

Pyramid Comics & Cards - 24 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871 (973) 729-5343


Courtesy


The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Jerry Pinkney. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A musical Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.

Read It At

Fat Stevo's Cheesesteaks - 224 Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 726-7555


May I Bring a Friend?

by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers - 1964

Aladdin

Each time a boy is invited to the castle to meet with royalty, he always brings a different zoo animal.

Read It At

Great Clips - 9 Hampton House Rd #12, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-0441


My Brother, Ant

by Betsy Byars, Illus. by Marc Simont - 1996

Viking/Penguin Young Readers

Tales of brothers dealing w monsters, 3 pigs & Santa in the summer


The Paper Dragon

by Marguerite W. Davol, Illus. by Robert Sabuda - 1997

Atheneum Books

An artist overcomes fear of a dragon using love, ingenuity, artistic vision and creativity.

Read It At

Free Bird Tattoo - 180 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 862-6800


Time to Say Bye-Bye

by Maryann Cocca-Leffler - 2012

Viking

Show the not so horrible part of goodbyes, using the joy of the next activity.


Determination


Amazing Grace

by Mary Hoffman - 1991

Dial Books

An optimistic tale proving anyone can do anything they thrive to do and be.


The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County

by Janice N. Harrington Illus. by Shelley Jackson - 2007

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A chicken chaser becomes a chicken protector, in this tale of never giving up.


Digging Up Dinosaurs

by Aliki - 1981

HarperCollins

Follow dug up bones & fossils to museum dino constructions.


Don't Fidget a Feather!

by Erica Silverman, Illus. by S. D. Schindler - 1994

Macmillan

A freeze in place competition between friends almost makes them a foxes dinner.

Read It At

Game Stop - 15 Hampton House Rd, Fredon Township, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9492


I Could Do That: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote

by Linda White - 2005

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In 1869, one womans attitude helped all women eventually vote.


Incredible You! 10 Ways to Let Your Greatness Shine Through

by Wayne Dyer-2005

Hay House

Open potential by believing in your heart & other positive reinforcement


Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

by Karen Leggett Abouraya - 2014

StarWalk Kids Media

Pakistani girl stands up for every child’s right to education


Mammoths on the Move

by Lisa Wheeler, Illus. by Kurt Cyrus - 2006

Harcourt / HMH Books

Woolly mammoths migrated south for the winter where food was easier to gain access to.


Mei Li

by Thomas Handforth - 1938

Doubleday Books

A determined curious girl shows her bravery by sneaking into China's walled city for New Years.


Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

by Candace Fleming, Illus. by G. Brian Karas - 2002

Simon & Schuster/ Atheneum Books

A farmer must take extra garden security measures to overcome hungry mischievous rabbits.


My Rows and Piles of Coins

by Tololwa M. Mollel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 1999

Clarion

A determined Tanzanian boy saves his coins to afford a bicycle to help his mom bring things to and from the market.

Read It At

SB One Bank - 15 Trinity St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2211 &

Lakeland Bank - 7 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 - (973) 729-4400


Nim and the War Effort

by Milly Lee, Illus. by Yangsook Choi - 1997

Farrar Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster

A girl keeps cultural traditions alive in her new home country during this newspaper drive story.


No Yeti Yet

by Mary Ann Fraser - 2015

Peter Pauper Press

A Yeti hunt by brothers discovers a Yeti tracking them, it ends with all of them sharing hot chocolate together.

Read It At

Cloveberry - 21 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871 (973) 512-3074 &

Bon Appetit Café - 207 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (862) 354-7686


Prudence Wants a Pet

by Cathleen Daly, Illus. by Stephen Michael King - 2011

Roaring Brook Press

A determined girl wants a pet so she uses her imagination to create some until her parents give in.


Rap a Tap Tap: Here’s Bojangles – Think of That!

by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon - 2002

Scholastic/Blue Sky

A bio of African American entertainer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson who tap danced into history.


Rattletrap Car

by Phyllis Root - 2001

Candlewick Press

A redheaded family keeps MacGyvering solutions as they head to a lake in their old car.

Read It At

Murch Auto Body - 241 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9796


Roger Is Reading a Book

by Koen Van Biesen. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Laura Watkinson - 2012

Eerdmans Book

Sharing books creates friendships, and quiets noisy neighbors.


Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons

by Il Sung Na - 2010

Knopf Books

The winter season makes animals migrate, hibernate and adapt to the changes to survive.


Some Friends to Feed: The Story of Stone Soup

by Pete Seeger - 2005

G.P. Putnam's Sons

Pete's version has the kids adding veggy's & salt to the classic stones and bones soup.

Read It At

Sparta Classic Diner >- 80 Woodport Rd, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-2425 &

River Star Diner - 14 NJ-57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 979-0626


Special Delivery

by Philip C. Stead.Illus. by Matthew Cordell - 2015

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

Some bandit monkeys, an ice cream truck and a postal worker helps a girl deliver an elephant companion to her aunt.


Stuck

by Oliver Jeffers - 2011

Philomel Book

This problem and solution book, shows a boy throwing items into a tree to wedge out his stuck kite.


Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

by Laurel Snyder.Illus. by Julie Morstad -2015

Chronicle

The daughter of a poor Russian laundress becomes a prima ballerina in the 19th century.


Wait

by Antoinette Portis. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter.

A mom in a hurry holding her kids hand, uses 3 words to guide her son through the city, hurry, wait & yes.


Watch the Stars Come Out

by Riki Levinson - 1980

Puffin

A tumultuous historic journey of 2 siblings who immigrate to America to reunite with her parents & sister.


Work, An Occupational ABC

by Kellen Hatanaka - 2014

House of Anansi/Groundwood Books

26 careers from A - Z, from various possible jobs to less-than-traditional occupations.

Read It At

New Jersey Unemployment Office - Sussex County Mall, 9 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2775


The World Is Waiting for You

by Barbara Kerley - 2013

National Geographic Children's Books

Pictures of science and nature make kids eager to explore the world and figure what they want to grow up to be.


Diligence


And Then It’s Spring

by Julie Fogliano.Illus. by Erin E. Stead -2012

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A boy and some friendly animals plant seeds and anticipate the sprouting greens for weeks.


Doña Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart

by Pat Mora, Illus. by Raúl Colón - 2005

Knopf Book / Random

A big hearted lady giant protects a village of people she loves.


Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues

by Matt Tavares. (written & illustrated)- 2015

Candlewick

Pedro Martinez came from the Dominican Republic to play Baseball.

Read It At

El Primo Boutique & Sportswear - 229 Main St. - Suite 1, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 452-5290


Hugs and Kisses

by Christophe Loupy - 2001

NorthSouth

A puppy collects & compares kisses from all types of animals, but his moms are the best.


Mama's Little Bears

by Nancy Tafuri - 2002

Scholastic Press

After fishing in a river exploring cubs that wander away are always under the watchful eyes of mama bear.

Read It At

Mohawk House - 3 S Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-6464 &

Dolan & Dolan Attorneys at Law - 53 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 (973) 862-4201


My Rows and Piles of Coins

by Tololwa M. Mollel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 1999

Clarion

A determined Tanzanian boy saves his coins to afford a bicycle to help his mom bring things to and from the market.

Read It At

SB One Bank - 15 Trinity St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2211 &

Lakeland Bank - 7 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 - (973) 729-4400


Seven Blind Mice

by Ed Young - 1992

Puffin Books

Mice teach colors, days of week, numbers and how to be patient & look at the whole picture to see the truth.


Silly Little Goose!

by Nancy Tafuri - 2001

Scholastic Press

Follow a hat blowing in the wind, because in the end thats where the goose will build its nest.


Tell Me the Day Backwards

by Albert Lamb, Illus. by David McPhail - 2011

Candlewick Press

A bedtime game that chronologically reverses the memory of each day ends where it begins.


Tiptoe Tapirs

by Hanmin Kim. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Sera Lee - 2013

Holiday House

A peaceful coexistence starts when a tapir saves a leopard from a hunter by teaching him to move quietly.

Read It At

Hollander Strelzik Pasculli - 40 Park Pl Suite #103, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-3233


Trashy Town

by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha.Illustrated by Dan Yaccarino - 1999

HarperCollins

This rhythmic ode to trash collection covers the school, park, pizza place, doctor's & the fire station.

Read It At

Toyota World of Newton - 66 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-0200


Excellence


The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury: Celebrated Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud

by Janet Schulman - 1998

Random House Children's Books

A guide to the best picture books


America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

by David A. Adler, Illustrated by Terry Widener - 2000

Harcourt/Gulliver

A world record is set by a woman swimming across the English Channel in 14 hours.


Anatole

by Eve Titus, Paul Galdone - Illustrator - 1956

Knopf Books

A mysterious mouse secretly taste tests at the Duvall Cheese Factory creating the best cheese in Paris.


Don’t Throw It to Mo!

by David A. Adler.Illus. by Sam Ricks - 2015

Penguin

A small kid achieves football greatness because no one expects him to get the ball.


Dream Something Big

by Dianna Hutts Aston- 2011

Dial Books

This immigrant story inspires kids to follow & build their big dreams


The Egg Tree

by Katherine Milhous - 1950

Aladdin

Easter tale at grandma's house highlighting an artistic task to completion.


How Santa Got His Job

by Stephen Krensky, Illustrated by S. D. Schindler - 1998

Simon and Schuster

After meeting some elves Santa uses his loves & talents to create a perfect career.


The Man Who Made Time Travel

by Kathryn Lasky - 2003

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A hardworking clockmaker solves the proplem of measuring longitude to help navigate the oceans.

Read It At

Cornwell Clocks - 69 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (201) 300-1776


Mighty Jackie: The Strike Out Queen

by Marissa Moss - 2004

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

True story about a 17 year-old girl who struck out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

Read It At

Modell's Sporting Goods - Sussex County Mall, 17 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2718


My Friends

by Tarō Gomi - 1989

Chronicle Books

Different friends teach a girl how to do things, she learns that you can learn new things from all people.


Nim and the War Effort

by Milly Lee, Illus. by Yangsook Choi - 1997

Farrar Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster.

A girl keeps cultural traditions alive in her new home country during this newspaper drive story.


Ouch! A Tale from Grimm

by Natalie Babbitt, Illustrated by Fred Marcellino - 1998

HarperCollins/Michael di Capua.

A confident underdog fools a king, avoids the devil and marries a princess.

Read It At

Evey Nail Salon - Sussex County Mall, 30 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-1143


Rad American Women A-Z

by Katie Schatz and Illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl - 2015

City Lights Publishers

26 feminists who changed the world.


Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

by Deborah Hopkinson, Illus. by James E. Ransome - 2004

Random/Schwartz & Wade.

A real-life puzzle is constructed on 34th Street & 6th Avenue in NYC during the Great Depression.


Superhero ABC

by Bob McLeod - 2006

HarperCollins

A-Z superheros, the 26 includes a vomiting Volcano Man, and Upside Down Man who wears outside underwear.


The Things I Can Do

by Jeff Mack - 2013

Roaring Brook Press

A confident boy marks his accomplishments & feats by turning them into rhymes.

Read It At

Penelopes Treasures - 166-168 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 590-1555


Two Bullies

by Junko Morimoto - 1999

Knopf Books or Crown.

A strong man battle never happens after one hears the other thunderous footsteps from miles away.


Zen Shorts

by Jon Muth - 2005

Scholastic Press

A giant panda tells children stories about material goods, good and bad boundaries & holding in frustration.


Feeling


A Kiss Means I Love You

by Kathryn Allen - 2012

Albert Whitman & Company

Happy facial expressioned photographs of babies make their emotions understandable.


Baby Faces

by Margaret Miller - 1998

Little Simon

Close up baby pictures help teach babies emotions and feelings.


Big Hugs, Little Hugs

by Felicia Bond - 2012

Philomel Books

Different types of creatures from all around the world hug.


Feelings

by Aliki - 1981

Good Apple

This book highlights the range of feelings and empathetically of others feelings.


Guess How Much I Love You

by Sam McBratneyIllus. by Anita Jeram - 1988

Candlewick

An imaginative love competition from a daddy bunny to his hopping son.


The Handiest Things in the World

by Andrew Clements - 2010

Atheneum Books

A hands on look at things you can do with your hands.


Hugs and Kisses

by Christophe Loupy - 2001

NorthSouth

A puppy collects & compares kisses from all types of animals, but his moms are the best.


If You See a Kitten

by John Butler - 2002

Peachtree Publisher

A book that helps kids identify different animals they see before expressing their feelings.


Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson. Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A distracted father walks through this wordless classic with his flower child.

Read It At

Redshaw's Flower Shop - 2 Conestoga Trail, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-5300 &

Wildflowers With Tami - 46 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9496


Inspirational


FArTHER

by Grahame Baker-Smith - 2011

Templar Books

The dream to fly gets passes on to the son when his dad doesn't return from battle.


Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues

by Matt Tavares. (written & illustrated)- 2015

Candlewick

Pedro Martinez came from the Dominican Republic to play Baseball.

Read It At

El Primo Boutique & Sportswear - 229 Main St. - Suite 1, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 452-5290


The Magical Ms. Plum

by Bonny Becker, Illus. by Amy Portnoy - 2009

Knopf

A teachers magical supply closet uses animals to teach lessons to her students.


Michael Rosen's Sad Book

by Michael Rosen - 2004

Candlewick Press

A book explaining that its normal to deal with the emotions of the loss and sadness of losing a loved one.


Miss Tutu's Star

by Leslea Newman - 2010

Harry N. Abrams

A rhyming going for your dreams tale showing that encouragement can empower kids.


My Friends

by Tarō Gomi - 1989

Chronicle Books

Different friends teach a girl how to do things, she learns that you can learn new things from all people.


Some Friends to Feed: The Story of Stone Soup

by Pete Seeger - 2005

G.P. Putnam's Sons

Pete's version has the kids adding veggy's & salt to the classic stones and bones soup.

Read It At

Sparta Classic Diner >- 80 Woodport Rd, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-2425 &

River Star Diner - 14 NJ-57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 979-0626


Yay, You!: Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

by Sandra Boynton - 2001

Little Simon

Inspiration for new graduates facing change & reality.


Moderation


Gossie & Gertie

by Olivier Dunrea,

Houghton

Two duckling friends stay friends and keep their lives & what they enjoy seperate.


Liang and the Magic Paintbrush

by Demi - 1980

Square Fish

Greed has consequences after a magician's magic paintbrush gets into a boys hands.


Mr. Putter & Tabby Feed the Fish

by Cynthia Ryland - 2001

HMH Books

An old mans kitty gets obsessed by his new goldfish, so the neighbor adopts the new fishys to calm the situation down.


The Quiet Book

by Deborah Underwood.Illus. by Renata Liwska -2010

Houghton Mifflin

Over 2 dozen variations of quiet that children are familiar with in their daily lifes.


Tight Times

by Barbara Shook Hazen - 1983

Puffin Books

Money problems makes getting a dog unrealistic, expecially when dad loses his job,a kitty is found and is named dog.


Patience


A Three Hat Day

by Laura Geringer - 1985

HarperCollins

A hat loving man seaches for a woman to walk in the rain together wearing hats.


Angelina Ballerina

by Helen Craig, Katharine Holabird - 2008

Viking

A rebellious young girl mouse who loves to dance, learns how to express herself.


Bear Has a Story to Tell

by Philip C. Stead.Illus. by Erin E. Stead -2012

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

The bear finds patience with his friends who are preparing for winter, all he wants to do is tell his story.


The Caterpillar and the Polliwog

by Jack Kent - 1982

Aladdin

A boasting caterpillar brags about changing into a butterfly, and the polliwog wants in.

Read It At

Mohawk House - 3 S Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-6464


Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger - 2007

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter.

3 Bear and Dog tales about friendship teaches patience & trust.


The Doorbell Rang

by Pat Hutchins - 1901

Greenwillow Books

Cookies help make friends, learn sharing & learn basic math skills.

Read It At

Harper's Bagel & Bake Shop - 265 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-8585


Frederick

by Leo Lionni - 1969

Dragonfly Books

A day dreaming field mouse hides a secret and saves the day with his soothing poetry.


The Hickory Chair

by Lisa Rowe Fraustino, Illustrated by Benny Andrews - 2001

Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic.

A note about a blind boys inheritance is hidden in grandma's favorite chair until he is an old man.


Horton Hatches the Egg

by Dr. Seuss - 1940

Random House Books

Keeping promises and being faithful to them is stressed


If You Want to See a Whale

by Julie Fogliano - 2013

Roaring Brook Press

A boy finds new interests & develops patience along his long journey to see a whale.


Leo the Late Bloomer

by Robert Kraus - 1971

HarperCollins

Everyone blooms but at different stages of progression.


My Brother, Ant

by Betsy Byars, Illus. by Marc Simont - 1996

Viking/Penguin Young Readers

Tales of brothers dealing w monsters, 3 pigs & Santa in the summer


Sleep Like a Tiger

by Mary Logue.Illus. by Pamela Zagarenski - 2012

HMH Books

Getting a non sleepy girl to bed takes a story about how animals sleep and a bit of reverse psychology.


Ugly Duckling

by Hans Christian Andersen, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney - 1999

Morrow/HarperCollins

This survival story of an awkward bird who blooms into a beautiful graceful swan is a classic tale of self-acceptance.


The Ugly Duckling

by Hans Christian Andersen - 1843

HarperCollins

An ugly ducks survival story about how patience can bloom into beauty.

Read It At

Salon de Panache - 51 Trinity Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 940-8886


Weslandia

by Paul Fleischman - 1999

Candlewick Press

A summer vacation garden project provides food, clothing, shelter, and even recreation for the neighborhood.

Read It At

Anthony Francos Restaurant & Pizzeria - 8 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-6000


Preparedness


The Big Snow

by Berta & Elmer Hader - 1948

Simon & Schuster

Animals prepare for the winter months.

Read It At

Friendly's - 13 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 579-2927


Henry Helps With Dinner

by Beth Bracken - 2012

Picture Window Books

A kid loves to be helpful, and helps prepare the food with his parents.


The Little Red Hen

by Jerry Pinkney - 2006

Dial Books

Hungry animals on a farm expect bread after refusing to help grow, harvest, prepared or bake it.

Read It At

Bea McNally's Irish Pub & Eatery - 109 Grand Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 813-1900


The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza

by Philemon Sturges - 1999

Puffin Books

A hen's friends who don't help her prepare, saves her pizza in the end.


Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons

by Il Sung Na - 2010

Knopf Books

The winter season makes animals migrate, hibernate and adapt to the changes to survive.


Someday

by Alison McGhee - 2015

Little Simon

A parent looks ahead to the full circle of life in her child


The Very Quiet Cricket

by Eric Carle - 1990

Philomel Books

A newborn cricket is just waiting to grow up to chirp, communicate & socialize with others insects and creatures.


Yay, You!: Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

by Sandra Boynton - 2001

Little Simon

Inspiration for new graduates facing change & reality.


Purposeful


April and Esme, Tooth Fairies

by Bob Graham. (written & Illustrated) - 2010

Candlewick

This fantasy about a tooth fairy family highlights the first mission of a young fairy.


Doña Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart

by Pat Mora, Illus. by Raúl Colón - 2005

Knopf Book / Random

A big hearted lady giant protects a village of people she loves.


Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

by Cynthia Rylant, Illus. by Suçie Stevenson - 2005

Simon Spotlight

While visiting the grandparents the duo discovers a clear pond and enjoy the waters with their elders.


The Little Engine That Could

by Watty Piper - 1930

Penguin

I think I can optimism and hard work gets you over obsticles


Tía Isa Wants a Car

by Meg Medina, Illus. by Claudio Muñoz - 2011

Candlewick Press

A bilingual tale of affording a beach trip and the longing and saving up to bring relatives to America.

Read It At

La Mexicanita - 179 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-6075


Tip, Tip, Dig, Dig

by Emma Garcia - 2007

Boxer Books

Construction trucks and different machinery create and buid a playground from a big mess.


Weslandia

by Paul Fleischman - 1999

Candlewick Press

A summer vacation garden project provides food, clothing, shelter, and even recreation for the neighborhood.

Read It At

Anthony Francos Restaurant & Pizzeria - 8 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-6000


Refined


How do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?

by Jane Yolen - 2005

HarperCollins

Good table manners are illustrated using dinos as metaphors of kids.


Tasty Baby Belly Buttons

by Judy Sierra, Illustrated by Meilo So - 1999

Alfred A. Knopf/Random House

This Japanese folktale has the melon princess (born inside a melon) showing no fear to giant ogres.


Stamina


Arrowhawk

by Lola M. Schaefer - 2004

Henry Holt and Co

An endangered hawk finds freedom after a long journey of peril after being hit by a hunters arrow.


Eat Like a Bear

by April Pulley Sayre, Illus. by Steve Jenkins - 2013

Henry Holt

A hibernating brown bear wakes and eats, find out how he gathers foods.


Hot Day on Abbott Avenue

by Karen English, Illus. by Javaka Steptoe - 2004

Clarion

Fighting friends forgive each other after problem solving and go back to sharing fun.

Read It At

Rita's Italian Ice - 25 Centre St, Sparta Theater Center, Sparta, New Jersey (973) 726-7482


Little Rat Makes Music

by Monika Bang-Campbell, Illus. by Molly Bang - 2007

Harcourt Children's Books

Hard work and lots of boring practice will let a rat make beautiful music from his violin.

Read It At

Decades of Memories - 221 Spring Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-4578


Luke on the Loose

by Harry Bliss, (written & illustrated) - 2009

Toon Books

A boy loses his dad in Central Park and chases pigeons all over NYC.


Mammoths on the Move

by Lisa Wheeler, Illus. by Kurt Cyrus - 2006

Harcourt / HMH Books

Woolly mammoths migrated south for the winter where food was easier to gain access to.


Monkey Ono

by C. Phillipps - 2013

Viking Books

Refusing to be left out of a beach day trip, an optimistic toy monkey creates various plans.


New York's Bravest

by Pope Mary Osborne - 2002

Knopf Books

A bio of fireman Mose Humphreys in the early days of NYC.


Red Truck

by Kersten Hamilton - 2008

Viking Books

A red truck comes to the rescue by pulling a bus through the ice and snow and up and over a hill.

Read It At

Murch Auto Body - 241 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9796


Stuck

by Oliver Jeffers - 2011

Philomel Book

This problem and solution book, shows a boy throwing items into a tree to wedge out his stuck kite.


Ten Apples Up on Top!

by Theo LeSieg (a pseudonym for Dr. Seuss) - 2003

HarperCollins

A competition between 3 animal rollerskating friends about who can balance the most apples on their heads.


Waking Beauty

by Leah Wilcox - 2008

Putnam Juvenile

A fairy tale spoof has a germ obsessed prince trying silly things to wake the snoring princess before the kiss of life.


Tenacious


Digger Dog

by William Bee - 2013

Nosy Crow

A dog sniffs out the biggest bone in the world.


Hide and Seek Harry Around the House

by Kenny Harrison - 2014

Candlewick Press

A large hippo tries to hide around a house.


I Could Do That: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote

by Linda White - 2005

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In 1869, one womans attitude helped all women eventually vote.


Luke on the Loose

by Harry Bliss, (written & illustrated) - 2009

Toon Books

A boy loses his dad in Central Park and chases pigeons all over NYC.


Monkey Ono

by C. Phillipps - 2013

Viking Books

Refusing to be left out of a beach day trip, an optimistic toy monkey creates various plans.


Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

by Candace Fleming, Illus. by G. Brian Karas - 2002

Simon & Schuster/ Atheneum Books

A farmer must take extra garden security measures to overcome hungry mischievous rabbits.


Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein

by Don Brown - 2004

HMH Books

A fat baby with a huge head, filled it with puzzles and problems until it became the top brain of the twentieth century.


On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

by Jennifer Berne, Illus. by Vladimir Radunsky - 2013

Chronicle Book

A curious boy studies light, sound, and numbers to find answers to unanswerable questions.


Otto Goes to the Beach

by Todd Parr - 2003

Little, Brown Young Readers

A dog goes to the beach to try to meet a new friend.


The Story of Rosy Dock

by Jeannie Baker - 1994

Greenwillow

Non-native foreign plants alter life & the environment in the Australian outback.

Read It At

Ho Ho V - Sussex County Mall, 27 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-3381


Willpower


Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle

by John Abbott Nez - 2009

Putnam

A fourteen year old flys from 1907-1910 in homemade bicycle and motor flying airships.

Read It At

Marty's Reliable Cycle of Hackettstown - 251 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-1650


Little Rat Makes Music

by Monika Bang-Campbell, Illus. by Molly Bang - 2007

Harcourt Children's Books

Hard work and lots of boring practice will let a rat make beautiful music from his violin.

Read It At

Decades of Memories - 221 Spring Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-4578


Mei Li

by Thomas Handforth - 1938

Doubleday Books

A determined curious girl shows her bravery by sneaking into China's walled city for New Years.


Mommy, Mama and Me

by Lesléa Newman.Illus. by Carol Thompson - 2009

Tricycle

Explore the family units of same-sex parents and how they love and care for their kids.


Monkey Ono

by C. Phillipps - 2013

Viking Books

Refusing to be left out of a beach day trip, an optimistic toy monkey creates various plans.


The Moon Over Star

by Dianna Hutts Aston, Jerry Pinkney 2008

Dial Books

This Apollo 11 tribute shows a girl that dreams can come true.


Mr. Putter & Tabby Feed the Fish

by Cynthia Ryland - 2001

HMH Books

An old mans kitty gets obsessed by his new goldfish, so the neighbor adopts the new fishys to calm the situation down.


My Rows and Piles of Coins

by Tololwa M. Mollel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 1999

Clarion

A determined Tanzanian boy saves his coins to afford a bicycle to help his mom bring things to and from the market.

Read It At

SB One Bank - 15 Trinity St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2211 &

Lakeland Bank - 7 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 - (973) 729-4400


Naptime

by Iris De Moüy. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Shelley Tanaka - 2014

Groundwood/House of Anansi.

A girl convinces some grumpy animals that they need to take a nap and she shows them how to do it.

Read It At

Sussex County Mattress - 40 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-1070


New Socks

by Bob Shea - 2007

Little, Brown Books

A new pair of socks give a chick confidence to go down the big kids slide & talk to the President.

Read It At

Robin Lennon Uncommon Artwear - 205 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (646) 645-1003


Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein

by Don Brown - 2004

HMH Books

A fat baby with a huge head, filled it with puzzles and problems until it became the top brain of the twentieth century.


On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

by Jennifer Berne, Illus. by Vladimir Radunsky - 2013

Chronicle Book

A curious boy studies light, sound, and numbers to find answers to unanswerable questions.


Otto Grows Down

by Michael Sussman - 2009

Sterling

The fuss over a new baby sister makes her older brother wish her away, he starts getting younger & grows down.

Read It At

Onore Clothing - 21 White Deer Plaza, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 726-3322


Peanut Butter & Cupcake

by Terry Border - 2014

Philomel Books

Peanut Butter tries to play soccer but the other foods aren't willing, until he meets Jelly & the fun begins.

Read It At

Café Pierrot - 19 Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-0988


Rattletrap Car

by Phyllis Root - 2001

Candlewick Press

A redheaded family keeps MacGyvering solutions as they head to a lake in their old car.

Read It At

Murch Auto Body - 241 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9796


Worth


The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury: Celebrated Picture Books and Stories to Read Aloud

by Janet Schulman - 1998

Random House Children's Books

A guide to the best picture books


Angelina Ballerina

by Helen Craig, Katharine Holabird - 2008

Viking

A rebellious young girl mouse who loves to dance, learns how to express herself.


Dream Something Big

by Dianna Hutts Aston- 2011

Dial Books

This immigrant story inspires kids to follow & build their big dreams


Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues

by Matt Tavares. (written & illustrated)- 2015

Candlewick

Pedro Martinez came from the Dominican Republic to play Baseball.

Read It At

El Primo Boutique & Sportswear - 229 Main St. - Suite 1, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 452-5290


Mighty Jackie: The Strike Out Queen

by Marissa Moss - 2004

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

True story about a 17 year-old girl who struck out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

Read It At

Modell's Sporting Goods - Sussex County Mall, 17 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2718


Nikolai, the Only Bear

by Barbara Joosse - 2005

Philomel

This adoption fable shows that an out of place or misunderstood kid can feel like an unwanted bear.


The Rabbit's Escape

by Suzanne Crowder Han, Illus. by Yumi Heo - 1995

Henry Holt & Company

A bilingual folktale of a loyal turtle who tricks a smarter rabbit to help the Emperor of the Sea.

Read It At

Maxwell and Molly's Closet - 218 Spring Street Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-0101


Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa

by Don Brown -2000

Houghton Mifflin

After taking care of her parents a woman wins back her life and travels to West Africa.


The Wall

by Eve Bunting - 1990

HMH Book

A father & son see sadness as they search the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. for grandpa's name.


TRAITS


Attitude


Bad Kitty Meets the Baby

by Nick Bruel, (written & Illustrated) - 2011.

Roaring Brook

A bad kitty treats a new baby badly at first until learning a lesson.


Big Rabbit’s Bad Mood

by Ramona Badescu, Illustrated by Delphine Durand - 2007

Chronicle Books

A grumpy bunny tries to get out the mood monster inside him.


Cork & Fuzz: Short and Tall

by Dori Chaconas, Illus. by Lisa McCue - 2006

Viking

Rules shake up a muskrat & a possum, but they don't let change hurt their friendship.

(Read Cork & Fuzz: Short and Tall & other Will picture books in Denville) - Read It At

La Famiglia - 240 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-0097


Egg Drop

by Mini Grey - 2002

Red Fox Books

An impatient egg yearns to fly in vain.


The Funny Little Woman

by Arlene Mosel - 1972

Puffin Books

A Japanese folktale about a woman who has no fear beacause she loves to laugh.


Junie B. Jones is a Party Animal

by Barbara Park - 1997

Random House Books

A girl breaks stuff during a sleepover and gets yelled at by meanies.


Mr. Pusskins: A Love Story

by Sam Lloyd - 2006

Atheneum

A grumpy cat tries to live independently of his owners affection but the alley doesn't feel like home.


Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping

by Mélanie Watt - 2013

Kids Can Press

A frightened squirel goes camping and searches for a place to plug in his extension cord for his TV.


Tales for Very Picky Eaters

by Josh Schneider - 2011

Clarion Books

A dads lies, tricks, and uses humor to convince his picky eater son to try some new foods.

Read It At

Frank's Trattoria - 80 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-2405 &

Applebee's Grill + Bar - 6 N Park Dr, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 940-3003


Those Darn Squirrels!

by Adam Rubin - 2008

Clarion Books

A grumpy old man loves to feed the birds but squirrels take over, and even wear bird costumes.

Read It At

Newton Veterinary Hospital - 62 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (862) 243-8312


When You Are Happy

by Eileen Spinelli - 2006

Simon & Schuster

Family love overrides the ups and downs of moods, feelings and circumstances.


You Are (Not) Small

by Anna Kang.Illus. by Christopher Weyant - 2014

Two Lions

Introduce young children to different size comparisons, diversity, being different & looking at size by perspective.


Z Is for Moose

by Kelly Bingham.Illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky - 2012

Greenwillow

A zebra attempts to keep an ABC book perfectly in order, but an erate moose makes it hard to get to Z.


Earnest


Early Bird

by Toni Yuly. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan.

A folktale about a bird who gets up early to have breakfast with the early worm.


I Miss You Every Day

by Simms Taback - 2007

Viking Books

A girl misses someone so she mails herself to them.

Read It At

Sparta Post Office - 2 Main St #1, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (800) 275-8777 &

The UPS Store - 270 S Sparta Ave #104, Sparta, NJ 07871 (973) 729-9800


Library Mouse

by Daniel Kirk - 2007

Harry N. Abrams

A mouse writes and prints his own books, wait till his fans meet the author.


More Than Anything Else

by Marie Bradby, Illus. by Chris K. Soentpiet - 1995

Orchard

Booker T. Washington fictionalized bio., where a 9 year old African American yearns and learns to read.


Radio Rescue

by Lynne Barasch - 2000

Farrar Straus Giroux/ Frances Foster.

A true story about a young Ham radio operator who uses Morse code to save hurricane survivors in Florida.

Read It At

Electronics Service Unlimited - 200 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 579-6967 &

AT & T - 9 Hampton House Dr #16, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-1121


Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson. Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A distracted father walks through this wordless classic with his flower child.

Read It At

Redshaw's Flower Shop - 2 Conestoga Trail, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-5300 &

Wildflowers With Tami - 46 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9496


Special Delivery

by Philip C. Stead.Illus. by Matthew Cordell - 2015

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

Some bandit monkeys, an ice cream truck and a postal worker helps a girl deliver an elephant companion to her aunt.


Empowered


Exclamation Mark

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Illus. by Tom Lichtenheld - 2013

Scholastic Press

An emphatic exclamation point finds excitement from different from boring old periods.


Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings

by Deborah Hopkinson - 2003

Aladdin

A girl finds empowerment playing ball, this story will inspire kids to take on the world.

Read It At

SportsCare Physical Therapy - 8 Town Center Dr Ste 1, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 726-3800


Henry Helps With Dinner

by Beth Bracken - 2012

Picture Window Books

A kid loves to be helpful, and helps prepare the food with his parents.


I Lost My Bear

by Jules Feiffer - 1998

HarperCollins Publishers

A girl becomes a detective to find her favorite missing toy.


If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

by Laura Joffe Numerous - 1997

HarperCollins

Giving a mouse a cookie turns into a greedy mess

Read It At

Between The Bread - 188 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 940-0219


Ladybug Girl Dresses Up!

by David Soman - 2010

Grosset & Dunlap

A girl explores traits and identity by dressing up in costumes.

Read It At

Kid's Junction - 101 Grand Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-8999


Liang and the Magic Paintbrush

by Demi - 1980

Square Fish

Greed has consequences after a magician's magic paintbrush gets into a boys hands.


Maisy's Pool

by Lucy Cousins - 1999

Candlewick Press

A mouse and her animal friends set up a pool to cool down in the summer.


Mighty Jackie: The Strike Out Queen

by Marissa Moss - 2004

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

True story about a 17 year-old girl who struck out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

Read It At

Modell's Sporting Goods - Sussex County Mall, 17 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2718


New Socks

by Bob Shea - 2007

Little, Brown Books

A new pair of socks give a chick confidence to go down the big kids slide & talk to the President.

Read It At

Robin Lennon Uncommon Artwear - 205 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (646) 645-1003


No Yeti Yet

by Mary Ann Fraser - 2015

Peter Pauper Press

A Yeti hunt by brothers discovers a Yeti tracking them, it ends with all of them sharing hot chocolate together.

Read It At

Cloveberry - 21 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871 (973) 512-3074 &

Bon Appetit Café - 207 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (862) 354-7686


Once Upon a Potty - Boys

by Alona Frankel - 1980

Firefly Books

Learning to use her new potty leads to empowerment.


Once Upon a Potty - Girls

by Alona Frankel - 1980

Firefly Books

Learning to use her new potty leads to empowerment.


One Potato, Two Potato

by Cynthia Defelice - 2006

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A magic pot doubles anything that goes in, potatoes, coins & even lonely people who thrive company.

Read It At

PNC Bank - 19 Mohawk Ave, Sparta, NJ 07871 (973) 729-2231


Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson. Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A distracted father walks through this wordless classic with his flower child.

Read It At

Redshaw's Flower Shop - 2 Conestoga Trail, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-5300 &

Wildflowers With Tami - 46 Sparta Ave, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9496


Simon's Book

by Henrik Drescher - 1983

MacAdam/Cage Publishing

Art supplies take over a story of a boy that is threatened by a monster who is redrawn to be friendly.

Read It At

Photographs Cameras & Video - 43 Theater Sparta Center, Sparta NJ 07871 (973) 729 5929


The Story of Fish & Snail

by Deborah Freedman - 2013

Viking Books

An extroverted Fish jumps into other books and tells an introverted Snail his adventures.


Supertruck

by Stephen Savage. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter.

A garbage truck changes into its alter ego, a snow plow to save the city from a blizzard.

Read It At

BMW of Newton - 119 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 556-7957


The Three Ninja Pigs

by Coery Rosen Schwartz - 2012

G.P. Putnam's

The pigs train in aikido, jujitsu & karate to be certified weapons in preparation for the big bad wolf.


Wild About Books

by Judy Sierra, Illus. by Marc Brown - 2004

Knopf Books

A librarian with a bookmobile goes to the zoo and hooks up the animals to related reading.


Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

by Mem Fox - 1995

Kane/Miller

This book connects kids to elderly people and nursing homes as a boy helps a woman with memory loss.


Persistent


Arrowhawk

by Lola M. Schaefer - 2004

Henry Holt and Co

An endangered hawk finds freedom after a long journey of peril after being hit by a hunters arrow.


Hare and the Tortoise

by Helen Ward - 1999

Millbrook

The turtle brain beats the pompous might of the rabbit, in front of a great variety of animals.

Read It At

Alpha Fitness - 2 E Clinton St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-0707


Hi!

by Ann Herbert Scott, Illus. by Gio Coalson - 1994

Putnam/Philomel

A girl is hurt but no one responds to her hellos.


The Most Magnificent Thing

by Ashley Spires. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Kids Can Press

A girl creating a mysterious gadget becomes frustrated until she discovers persistence by never really giving up.

Read It At

Feels Like Home - 185 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-9100


Willa and the Wind

by Janice Del Negro, Illus. by Heather Solomon - 2005

Cavendish Square Publishing

A persistent and couragous girl gets magical items from the wind after her cornmeal is blown away.


Resolute


Akiak

by Robert J. Blake - 1997

Puffin Books

An injured dog shows perseverance by refusing to quit the annual Alaskan dogsledding race.


Cromwell Dixon's Sky Cycle

by John Abbott Nez - 2009

Putnam

A fourteen year old flys from 1907-1910 in homemade bicycle and motor flying airships.

Read It At

Marty's Reliable Cycle of Hackettstown - 251 Main St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-1650


Hare and the Tortoise

by Helen Ward - 1999

Millbrook

The turtle brain beats the pompous might of the rabbit, in front of a great variety of animals.

Read It At

Alpha Fitness - 2 E Clinton St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-0707


Little Rat Makes Music

by Monika Bang-Campbell, Illus. by Molly Bang - 2007

Harcourt Children's Books

Hard work and lots of boring practice will let a rat make beautiful music from his violin.

Read It At

Decades of Memories - 221 Spring Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-4578


My Rows and Piles of Coins

by Tololwa M. Mollel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 1999

Clarion

A determined Tanzanian boy saves his coins to afford a bicycle to help his mom bring things to and from the market.

Read It At

SB One Bank - 15 Trinity St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2211 &

Lakeland Bank - 7 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 - (973) 729-4400


Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

by Eric Litwin, Created and Illustrated by James Dean - 2012

HarperCollins

An independent cat keeps singing without worry when things go wrong, he even keeps his cool after loosing a button.


Red Knit Cap Girl

by Naoko Stoop - 2012

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Red Knit Cap Girl and animal friends journey to meet the Moon


The Three Ninja Pigs

by Coery Rosen Schwartz - 2012

G.P. Putnam's

The pigs train in aikido, jujitsu & karate to be certified weapons in preparation for the big bad wolf.


Tía Isa Wants a Car

by Meg Medina, Illus. by Claudio Muñoz - 2011

Candlewick Press

A bilingual tale of affording a beach trip and the longing and saving up to bring relatives to America.

Read It At

La Mexicanita - 179 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-6075


Tomas and the Library Lady

by Pat Mora - 1997

Alfred A. Knopf

Bio of Tomas Rivera who expanded his imagination using books & became chancellor of the Univ of California.


Simplicity


A Tree Is Nice

by Janice May Udry - 1956

Harper & Row

A simple nature book showing how useful & important trees really are.


Green as a Bean

by Karla Kuskin - 2007

Laura Geringer Book

Readers use their imaginations to decide what objects they would like to be.

Read It At

Pandan Room - 100 E Moore St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 850-5999


Henry Builds a Cabin

by D.B. Johnson - 2002

HMH Books for Young Readers

Bigger is not better when simply living


More

by I. C. Springman.Illus. by Brian Lies - 2012

Houghton/HMH Books

Mice help a hoarding magpie understand that less is more as he gets rid of the clutter around him.


Perfect Square

by Michael Hall

Greenwillow Books

Building greatness from simplicity


Wait

by Antoinette Portis. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter.

A mom in a hurry holding her kids hand, uses 3 words to guide her son through the city, hurry, wait & yes.


TOPICS


Environmental Care


2030: A Day in the Life of Tomorrow's Kids

by Amy Zuckerman,

Dutton Books

A book of predicted future gadgets and enviromental issues.

Read It At

The Looks Barber Shop - 199 Main St. Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 813-0023


A Tree Is Nice

by Janice May Udry - 1956

Harper & Row

A simple nature book showing how useful & important trees really are.


All the Water in the World

by George Ella Lyon, Illus. by Katherine Tillotson - 2011

Atheneum Books

This book uses poetry to illustrate the water cycle with emphasis on conservation.


Flight of the Honey Bee

by Raymond Huber, Illus. by Brian Lovelock - 2013

Candlewick

Their sense of smell take bees to flowers and home to the hive.


The Gardener

by Sarah Stewart, Illus. by David Small - 1997

Farrar Straus & Giroux

A suitcase of seeds creates a rooftop garden of flowers during the Depression.


Hip-Pocket Papa

by Sandra Markle.Illus. by Alan Marks - 2010

Charlesbridge

A fingernail sized frog tries to survive in the rainforest during climate changes.


I Went Walking

by Sue Williams - 1989

HMH Books

A girl walking in the woods explains the animals she sees, and even their colors.


The Garden of Happiness

by Erika Tamar - 1996

HMH Books

A vacant lot is transformed into a garden & mural igniting community togetherness.

Read It At

Nutrition Store - 270 S Sparta Ave, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 726-3484


In the Small, Small Pond

by Denise Fleming - 1993

Henry Holt and Co.

The sounds, flowers and creatures living around a pond environment as seen from a froggy resident.


In the Tall, Tall Grass

by Denise Fleming - 1991

Henry Holt and Co

The animals, insects and activities often seen in tall grass.


Just a Dream

by Chris Van Allsburg-2011

HMH Books for Young Readers

Imagines of the future haunt a litterbug towards environmental responsibility


My Garden

by Kevin Henkes - 2010

Greenwillow Books

A book on the imaginative gardening of jellybeans on candy plants, seashell plants & beach ball sized tomatoes.

Read It At

Stop & Shop - 5 Town Center Dr, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-9746


Nim and the War Effort

by Milly Lee, Illus. by Yangsook Choi - 1997

Farrar Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster.

A girl keeps cultural traditions alive in her new home country during this newspaper drive story.


On Earth

by G. Brian Karas - 2005

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books

Our planet keeps rotating and spinning in revolution to create days, nights and seasons.


Parrots Over Puerto Rico

by Susan L Roth, And Trumbore, Cindy.Illus. by Susan L. Roth - 2013

Lee & Low

The history of Puerto Rico as told through the eyes of endangered parrots who cry Iguaca! Iguaca.


Plants Grow!

by Mary Dodson Wade - 2009

Enslow

Non fiction views on how plants grow and their seeds.


Redwoods

by Jason Chin - 2009

Flash Point

A boy reading a book at a subway station gets transported into the Redwood forests, leaving the book for the next kid.


Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust

by April Pulley Sayre, Illus. by Ann Jonas - 2005

Greenwillow

From pollen, to ancient asteroids or distant planets dust comes every day, stays in the air forever & is everywhere.


The Story of Rosy Dock

by Jeannie Baker - 1994

Greenwillow

Non-native foreign plants alter life & the environment in the Australian outback.

Read It At

Ho Ho V - Sussex County Mall, 27 Hampton House Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-3381


Time of Wonder

by Robert McCloskey - 1957

Puffin Books

Sisters discover island life at the beach in Penobscott Bay, Maine one summer with their parents.


Weeds Find a Way

by Cindy Jenson-Elliott.Illus. by Carolyn Fisher - 2013

Simon & Schuster/ Beach Lane Books

The tenacious weed, a plant that can survive in most environments from scorching heat to icy cold.


When the Wind Stops

by Charlotte Zolotow, Illus. by Stefano Vitale - 1962

HarperCollins

A mom explains to her son, natures endless cycle of life highlighting the wind, sea, seasons, sun & rain.


Where Once There Was a Wood

by Denise Fleming - 1996

Square Fish / Henry Holt

A poetry based portrait of our disappearing natural environment & how animal habitats and ecosystems adapt.

Read It At

Minisink Press - 2 Water St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-1350 &

Centre Dry Cleaners & Tailors - 3 Center St, Sparta, New Jersey 07871 (973) 729-7787


Wow! Said the Owl

by Tim Hopgood - 2009

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A symphony of colors is discovered by an owl who stays awake to see the world during the daylight hours.


The Wump World

by Bill Peet - 1970

HMH Books for Young Readers

An imaginary planet shows the power of nature when its nearly destructed


Good Vs Evil


AH HA!

by Jeff Mack - 2013

Chronicle Books

A froggy in peril keeps getting out of trouble so he can relax in safety.


Duffy and the Devil

by Harve Zemach - 1973

Square Fish

A deal with devil for knitted treasures wins a husband.


The Enemy: A Book about Peace

by Davide Cali, Illustrated by Serge Bloch - 2007

Schwartz & Wade Books

Lies create enemies in separate foxholes, breeding hatred & war.


Ghosts in the House!

by Kazuno Kohara, (written & illustrated) - 2008

Roaring Brook

A witch moves into a house of ghosts, gathers them up and washes them like dirty sheets.


Good Enough To Eat

by Brock Cole - 2007

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An abused orphan girl ready to be sacrificed to an ogre outwits him and escapes.

Read It At

Pearson's Crawdaddy's - 9 Moran Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 383-2416


Guji Guji

by Chih-Yuan Chen -1999)

Kane/Miller

A confused crocodile protects his duck family against his real kind.

Read It At

Sparta Township Police Department - 65 Main St, Sparta Township, NJ 07871 (973) 729-6121


Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

by Frank Asch - 2007

Kids Can Press

Intimidating cat police check a kind hearted cat librarian who secretly harbors mice in her home.


No No, Yes Yes

by Leslie Patricelli - 2008

Candlewick Press

A good behavior guidebook that lists no no's for naughty kids.


Perfect the Pig

by Susan Jeschke - 1970

Square Fish

A pig wins its wings and befriends an artist who rescues him from an evil man who forces the pig to perform.

Read It At

The Newton Theatre Arts Academy - Across Street from 234 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 940-6398


The Rabbit's Escape

by Suzanne Crowder Han, Illus. by Yumi Heo - 1995

Henry Holt & Company

A bilingual folktale of a loyal turtle who tricks a smarter rabbit to help the Emperor of the Sea.

Read It At

Maxwell and Molly's Closet - 218 Spring Street Newton, NJ 07860 - (973) 300-0101


The Rainbow Goblins

by Ul De Ric - 1978

Thames & Hudson

Nature triumphs over evil greed.


Tasty Baby Belly Buttons

by Judy Sierra, Illustrated by Meilo So - 1999

Alfred A. Knopf/Random House

This Japanese folktale has the melon princess (born inside a melon) showing no fear to giant ogres.


The Three Billy Goats Gruff

by Peter Christen Asbjornsen, Illustrated by Paul Galdone - 1981

HMH Books

2 goats outsmart a bully troll, the 3rd and the biggest & yummiest goat uses force.


The Three Ninja Pigs

by Coery Rosen Schwartz - 2012

G.P. Putnam's

The pigs train in aikido, jujitsu & karate to be certified weapons in preparation for the big bad wolf.


The Wolf's Chicken Stew

by Keiko Kasza - 1987

Puffin Books

A wolf becomes a protector instead of a hunter, after plans to fatten up a chicken backfires.

Read It At

Frank's Pizza - 11 Center St, Sparta, New Jersey 07871 (973) 729-3354


Wolves

by Emily Gravett - 2005

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Library book about wolves comes to life for a rabbit walking home



Total Aromotherapy Guide


Denville Scented Soap Locations For Mind Healing & Alertness

Apple - Besides added alertness it tricks the brain to suppress your appetite.

Basil - This calming agent treats your muscles and nerves by reducing inflammation.

Bergamot - Improve digestion by stimulating digestive juices to air out depression, stress and anxiety.

Cedarwood - Energize your focus with a pleasant scented astringent that calms tensions & helps ADHD.

Chamomile - This soothing diuretic sedative fights depression, irritability, anxiety, stress & helps you sleep.

Citrus - Scrub depression away & cleanse your aura with a fragrance that awakens, uplifts & energizes.

Clary Sage - Reduce skin rashes while soothing stressed out nerves, stress, tension, anxiety & panic.

Coconut - Its anti aging hydrating fats increase memory and stamina yet reduces inflammation & arthritis.

Coffee - Invigorate your body to fight depression while clearing nasal passages & soothing respiratory issues.

Eucalyptus - An anti inflammatory that reduces pain, improves mood and alertness & cleans your body of toxins.

Fir - Purify & decrease inflammation to relieve muscle aches, pain & stress while aiding mood & focus.

Geranium - Boost metabolism, spirits & mental functioning while helping circulation, cell growth and skin tightening.

Grapefruit - This antibacterial energizes mental focus & heals your body while suppressing your sugar appetite.

Jasmine - This seductive mood uplifter & energy booster fights depression, anxiety, insomnia & emotional stress.

Lavender - A sleep aid that reverses aging, calms pain, depression & stress, heals burns, wounds & infections.

Lemon - Rejuvenates your energy and immunity, removes toxins to purify, refresh, heal & brighten your skin.

Lemongrass - Mind calmer & immunity booster to relieve abdominal and muscle pain, stomach, head & body aches.

Lily - Fight self-doubt, low self-esteem & stress with this confidence building sexy sleep aid that fixes dry skin.

Mandarin - Calms anxiety, nausea, insomnia & pain, also a skin brightener & remedy for acne, oily skin and wrinkles.

Mint - A blood cleaning stimulant that fights fatigue, nervous disorders, digestive issues and relieves pain.

Orange - A sweet smelling skin healer that boosts circulation & mood, it helps alertness yet sedates the mind.

Patchouli - Rejuvenate skin & your immune system with this mood enhancing love potion & insomnia killer.

Peppermint - This circulation stimulator & decongestant relieves headaches, nausea, motion sickness & vertigo.

Pine - Purify & decrease inflammation to relieve muscle aches, pain & stress while aiding mood & focus.

Rose - Love potion that calms anxiety, stress, depression & insecurity and lets skin absorb more nutrients.

Rosemary - Helps alertness, besides reducing muscular tension, indigestion, head aches & hangovers.

Salt - Fight stress while purifing & detoxifing your skin molecularly, it will help you unwind & sleep.

Sandalwood - Stimulate your body, libido and mind while achieving greater mental clarity, memory & peace.

Spearmint - Stimulates energy while relaxing muscles, cooling stomach discomforts & relieving headaches.

Tangerine - Eliminate cellulite & detoxify your body, it rids stress, irritability & insomnia too.

Tea - Relieves stress & relaxes your mind while it sharpens your mental focus & lowers blood pressure.

Ylang Ylang - Protect skin damage & glow as you expand the heart to replace anger & jealousy with peace & love.


Better Sleep & Skin, Body Healing & Pain Reduction, Mind Healing & Alertness, Love Potions & Energy & Rare Scents


Total Aromotherapy Guide


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