• Jennifer Croft

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Boys dance! / by John Robert Allman ; illustrated by Luciano Lozano

Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate boys who dance, from their very first day of stretching at the barre while dreaming of the exciting roles they might one day play.

Pirate stew / Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Chris Riddell

Pirate stew! Pirate stew! Pirate stew for me and you! Pirate stew! Pirate stew! Eat it and you won't be blue. You can be a pirate too!

Bunheads / Misty Copeland ; illustrated by Setor Fiadzigbey

A young Misty Copeland discovers her love for dance through the ballet of Coppâelia.

Porcupine Cupid / by Jason June ; illustrated by Lori Richmond

Porcupine is determined to play Cupid for his forest friends, but his "arrows" only anger them until he finds another way to bring them together.

The snow dancer / by Addie Boswell, illustrated by Mercè López

Young dancer Sofia wakes up to a quiet, white world. It's a snow day!

The square root of possible : a Jingle Jangle story / Lyn Sisson-Talbert & David E. Talbert ; illustrated by Tara Nicole Whitaker

Adaptation of the Netflix film Jingle Jangle.

No reading allowed : the worst read-aloud book ever : a confusing collection of hilarious homonyms and sound-alike sentences / Raj Haldar & Chris Carpenter ; pictures by Bryce Gladfelter

A confusing collection of hilarious homonyms and sound-alike sentences.

How big is love? / Emma Dodd

Does love have a size? A family of ducks celebrates the boundless affection between them in Emma Dodd's gentle rhyming ode to unconditional love.

Cinders & sparrows / Stefan Bachmann

Twelve-year-old Zita, an orphan and a housemaid, has resigned herself to a life of drudgery when a strange letter arrives, naming her the only living heir to the Brydgeborn fortune. Now the mistress of the castle, Zita soon realizes foul play led to the death of her family. And as she is guided through lessons in the art of witchcraft by the somewhat mysterious Mrs. Cantanker, Zita begins to wonder who is friend and who is foe.

The smartest kid in the universe / Chris Grabenstein

When seventh-grader Jake McQuade mistakes the world's first ingestible knowledge pills for jelly beans, he suddenly knows all about physics and geometry and can speak Swahili (though Spanish would be a lot more useful)--but his sort-of girlfriend Grace thinks they can use his new found brilliance to save their middle school from the new principal, who is conspiring to get it shut down.

WolfWalkers : the graphic novel / based on the film by Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart ; adapted by Sam Sattin ; illustrations by Tomm Moore and Maria Pareja

Based on the film by Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart.

Flor and Miranda steal the show / Torres, Jennifer

-Miranda is the lead singer in her family's musical band, Miranda y Los Reyes. Her family has worked hard performing at festivals and quinceañeras. Now, they have a shot at the main stage. How will Miranda make it a performance to remember?

-Flor's family runs the petting zoo at Mr. Barsetti's carnival. When she accidentally overhears Mr. Barsetti and Miranda's dad talk about cutting the zoo to accommodate Miranda y Los Reyes's main stage salary, she knows she has to take action. Will she have the heart for sabotage once she and Miranda actually start to become friends?

Jingle Jangle : the invention of Jeronicus Jangle : the novelization / Lyn Sisson-Talbert and David E. Talbert.

A novelization of the Netflix film Jingle Jangle: a Christmas journey, written and directed by David E. Talbert.

The secret signal / Simon Haynes.

-Hal Junior lives aboard a space station orbiting a distant planet. His best friend is brainy bookworm (free homework help!) and his teacher is a funny little robot which really does have eyes in the back of its head.

-With Hal Junior around, it needs them!

-Today is extra-special, because a supply ship is arriving and Hal's class has been invited aboard for a tour.

A wolf for a spell / by Karah Sutton ; illustrated by Pauliina Hannuniemi.

The witch Baba Yaga and a wolf switch bodies and form an unlikely alliance to save the forest from an evil tsar.

The encyclopedia Lumberjanica / written by Susan Coiner-Collier ; illustrated by Kanesha C. Bryant, Kaiti Infante, Alexia Khodanian, Julia Madrigal.

-This illustrated digest will detail the lives of the lady-types that the Lumberjanes have taken as their role models, with some additional fun facts from the Lumberjanes themselves.

-Step inside the world of the New York Times best-selling Lumberjanes like never before with an illustrated look inside the lives of the lady-types that the Lumberjanes have taken as their role models - along with fun facts and humorous insights from the Lumberjanes themselves!

-Assigned one of five categories (The Arts; The Sciences; Activism, Politics, and Social Work; Groundbreakers; and Generally Rad), you'll learn about such people as Juliette Gordon Low, bell hooks, Bessie Coleman, Sally Ride, and more!

The tree of Ecrof / created by Kobe Bryant ; written by Ivy Claire ; [illustrations by Simona Bunardzhieva].

From the mind of basketball legend, Academy Award-winning, and New York Times-bestselling storyteller Kobe Bryant comes a new tale of finding your strength against all odds.

-Set in an alternate classical world dominated by sports and a magical power called grana, Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof is the story of two children: the lowly born Rovi and the crown princess Pretia who uncover and battle terrible evil and discover their inner strength along the way.

-Epoca: The Tree of Ecrof takes place at the most elite sports academy in the land, where the best child-athletes are sent to hone their skills. When Rovi and Pretia arrive, each harboring a secret about themselves, they begin to suspect that something evil is at play at the school. In the course of their first year, they must learn to master their grana in order to save the world from dark forces that are rising.

Stick with me / Jennifer Blecher.

When twelve-year-olds Izzy and Wren are thrown together by unusual circumstances, they find solace and solutions to nagging problems in their newly-formed friendship.

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