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Check out this list of the 2023 Lone Pine titles.

Mel fell by Corey R Tabor

A heartwarming celebration of self-confidence and taking a leap of faith depicts an endearing, courageous kingfisher who falls down, down, down before learning to fly up, up, up.

The thank you book by Mo Willems

"Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"--

Can I have a turn? by Norman Feuti

After receiving a new toy car in the mail, Harry and Hedgehog have fun taking turns racing the car around the racetrack Harry built.

Butterfly or moth? by Adeline J Zimmerman

"In Butterfly or Moth?, beginning readers will learn to spot the differences between these insects. Carefully leveled text relays what the insects look like and how they behave. Each page then asks readers to name which one is shown in the photo. Answers appear upside down on the bottom of each page, making reading for learning interactive and fun. A See and Compare spread shows and labels each insect side by side, while a Quick Facts feature lists even more information about their similarities and differences. Children can learn more about butterflies and moths online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Butterfly or Moth? also features reading tips for teachers and parents, photo labels, a picture glossary, a table of contents, and an index. Butterfly or Moth? is part of Jump!'s Spot the Differences series"--

Lift by Minh Lê

Iris, who has always been the one to push the elevator button, is displeased when her little brother starts to do it before she gets chance, so she uses a discarded button to take her someplace else--anyplace else.

My first look at Spanish by Jenna Lee Gleisner

"In My First Look at Spanish, beginning readers follow the narrative of Alma through a typical day. Labels on real-life photos introduce common Spanish words. Each label lists the English word, as well as the Spanish word and its pronunciation. An introduction gives more insight into the language, and a guide at the beginning of the book teaches readers and caregivers how to navigate the book's features. Translations of colors, numbers, and common phrases further teach readers useful Spanish language terms. This book also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. My First Look at Spanish is part of Jump!'s First Look at Languages series"--

Meg and Greg. Book 1, A duck in a sock by Elspeth Rae

Meg and Greg have various adventures during summer vacation, including helping an injured duckling and finding a lost pet fish, in a book that demonstrates four distinct phonics sounds.

I talk like a river by Jordan Scott

When a child has a "bad speech day" at school, his father gives him a new perspective on his stuttering.

Battle of the bands by Melody Reed

Keyboardist Jasmine, age eight, tries to convince her bandmates, Maggie, Becca, and Scarlet, to prove themselves in a Battle of the Bands competition, despite their poor equipment.

Rocks and minerals : geology from caverns to the cosmos by Andy Hirsch

In this volume, join a crystal-crazy fanboy and a famous rock hunter on a geological journey that will take them to the summit of a volcano, deep within the earth, and even into outer space! They'll learn about the unstoppable forces that shape our planet and they might even pick up a gemstone or meteorite along the way

Snow angel, sand angel by Lois-Ann Yamanaka

"Claire sees lava, sandy beaches, and undersea coral reefs on her island of Hawai'i. Yet she dreams of snow falling from the sky, snowflakes melting on her tongue, and most of all, building a snowman. See how Claire's dreams become 'real' as she learns to appreciate the island she calls home"--Provided by publisher

Donut feed the squirrels by Mika Song

"Belly and Norma are the best of squirrels . . . or so they think! After discovering donuts for the first time, they are determined to get some for themselves, even if they have to outsmart the food truck driver to do it!"--

Frankie Sparks and the class pet by Megan Frazer Blakemore

Frankie Sparks, the self-proclaimed "best inventor in the third grade," does research and creates a tool to try to persuade her classmates that a rat would make the best class pet.

Aaron Slater, illustrator by Andrea Beaty

When Miss Greer asks each child in the class to write a story, second-grader Aaron, who loves to draw but struggles with reading, creates a story using pictures

Little wise wolf by Gijs van der Hammen

"Little Wise Wolf is very wise. He loves reading books and soaking up all the knowledge embodied within them. One day, Little Wise Wolf is called on to use his impressive wisdom to help the ailing king. But on his way to the palace, he slowly realizes hemay not be as wise as he thinks he is, and that the world is much bigger than that contained within his books."--

When you are brave by Pat Zietlow Miller

Relates how to find your courage and use it when life seems frightening or you start something new.

Greta and the giants : inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world by Zoë Tucker

After the forest she lives in is threatened by giants who cut down the trees to build houses and then cities, Greta begins a movement with her friends to protest and demand that the giants stop their destruction.

The capybaras by Alfredo Soderguit

"A charming and hilarious tale for kids ages 4-8 about how accepting others can enrich us all--featuring capybaras, the beloved animal sensation capturing hearts around the world"--

The uncorker of ocean bottles by Michelle Cuevas

"The whimsical story a man who has spent his life delivering the messages found in ocean bottles and the day he receives a message that turns out to be a party invitation"--

Maybe by Kobi Yamada

Discusses the unbound potential everyone has and argues that everyone might be able to exceed their wildest dreams.

The night the stars went out by Suz Hughes

Alien is very small, but it is his job to shine all the stars and make sure they keep shining, and he has no time for anything else, so when the stars go out one night he is desperate to find the solution, a quest that takes him to Earth.

The girl with big, big questions by Britney Winn Lee

"In a world that doesn't always welcome big questions, a persistent and inquisitive girl keeps asking them anyway--because asking questions is how we learn and grow"--

Incredible jobs you've (probably) never heard of by Natalie Labarre

Provides brief profiles of unususal occupations and describes the personality types they require, the working conditions they offer, and what sort of work people in each field do.

Vamos! Let's go eat! by 1976- author Raúl the Third

Little Lobo, a Mexican American, and Bernab©♭, his dog, gather tacos, frutas picadas, cuernos, and more and deliver them to los luchadores preparing for Lucha Libre 5000.

Honeybee : the busy life of apis mellifera by Candace Fleming

Describes the life of a typical worker bee, as she emerges from her cell, does different jobs around the hive while growing big enough and strong enough to fly, and flies far and wide to search for nectar.

Yusuf Azeem is not a hero by Saadia Faruqi

"Yusuf is excited to start middle school in his small Texas town, but with the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks coming up, suddenly it feels like the country's same anger and grief is all focused on his Muslim community"--

Yasmin the singer by Saadia Faruqi

Yasmin is excited to attend a wedding party, but when the singing starts Yasmin is too shy to join in.

Yasmin the scientist by Saadia Faruqi

Everyone seems to have an idea for the science fair except for Yasmin, but after some failed experiments Yasmin's snack break with Nani inspires an idea.

Yasmin the recycler by Saadia Faruqi

Yasmin is thrilled about her school's new recycling program, but getting her friends to pitch in is no easy task.
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