"When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her. But as the sun sets purple-blue-gold behind Daisy Ramona and her papi, she knows that the love she feels will always be there. With vivid illustrations and text bursting with heart, My Papi Has a Motorcycle is a young girl's love letter to her hardworking...
"A young Korean American girl enjoys helping her father in their dry cleaning shop, but when a customer berates her father for losing a jacket, Juna goes on a magical quest to help her father recover what is lost"--
"In her latest gorgeously photo-illustrated nonfiction picture book, celebrated author April Pulley Sayre sheds new light on the wonders of rain, from the beauty of a raindrop balanced on a leaf to the amazing, never-ending water cycle that keeps our planet in perfect ecological balance."--
A rabbit named Hattie jumps out of a hat and proceeds to put on a magic show where several animals jump out of the hat after she proclaims "Abracadabra, katakurico." One animal gets stuck and a grand finale produces friends for all the animals.
Caught in a storm, Elephant washes up on a tiny island. Along comes Mouse in a little dingy and Elephant steps aboard . . . uh-oh! They use the wreckage to make the island bigger. And here's Dog--can this boat take Elephant's weight? Uh-oh! None of the animals can save the shipwrecked Elephant but each broken vessel provides new materials for another intricate construction. Wheels and pulleys create a Ferris wheel, an elevator, a waffle maker. Soon...
"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--
"When rain interrupts their outdoor play, a girl and her father retreat indoors to wait out the storm. As lightning cracks and thunder booms, they each have their own ideas of things they can do together on a rainy day. Told through spare text and bold sound effects, Sarah LuAnn Perkins' unique linocut-like textured illustrations create a fun read-aloud experience for both reader and listener." --
"Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland ... and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage"--