Special Topics and Celebrations

Monster Needs Your Vote

Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster's newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take a stand and fight for what they believe in

   
Monster Needs Your Vote

Paul Czajak
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Cza)

Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster's newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take a stand and fight for what they believe in


All About Voting!

Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

As an older adult, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right—and determination—to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.

   
Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Jonah Winter
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Win)

As an older adult, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right—and determination—to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.


All About Voting!

President Taft is Stuck in the Bath

George Washington crossed the Delaware in the dead of night. Abraham Lincoln saved the Union. And President William Howard Taft, a man of great stature - well, he got stuck in a bathtub. Now how did he get unstuck?

   
President Taft is Stuck in the Bath

Mac Barnett
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Bar)

George Washington crossed the Delaware in the dead of night. Abraham Lincoln saved the Union. And President William Howard Taft, a man of great stature - well, he got stuck in a bathtub. Now how did he get unstuck?


All About Voting!

Granddaddy’s Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box

Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud.

   
Granddaddy’s Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box

Michael Bandy
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Ban)

Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. But can Michael be patient when justice just can't come soon enough?


All About Voting!

The Apple Pie That Papa Baked

When a doting father decides to make an apple pie for his beloved daughter, an enjoyable day is had by all, including the hungry farm animals who hover nearby in the hopes of getting a slice of the pie.

   
The Apple Pie That Papa Baked

Lauren Thompson
(Juvenile Picture Book -- Ej Tho)

When a doting father decides to make an apple pie for his beloved daughter, an enjoyable day is had by all, including the hungry farm animals who hover nearby in the hopes of getting a slice of the pie.


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The Squeaky Door

 

When Little Boy is frightened by a squeaky bedroom door, his grandmother brings in various animals to help him feel secure enough to sleep. 

   
The Squeaky Door

Margaret Read Macdonald
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 398.2 Sqeaky Door Mac)

 





When Little Boy is frightened by a squeaky bedroom door, his grandmother brings in various animals to help him feel secure enough to sleep. 


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