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April 2018 Book List


Infants and Toddlers


  • Baby Loves Spring!, Karen Katz

  • Bright Touch and Feel Spring, Roger Priddy

  • Spring Is Here, Taro Gomi

  • Where is Baby’s Belly Button?, Karen Katz

  • Baby giggles, Rachel Hale

  • Baby Faces Peekaboo! DK Publishing

  • Baby Einstein: I see Me!, Nadeem Zaidi

Two-Year Olds & Three-Year Olds


  • Arthur’s April Fool, Marc Brown

  • It’s April Fool’s Day!,

  • Clifford’s Spring Clean-Up, Norman Birdwell

  • Wind, Susan Carnizares

  • The Earth Book, Todd Parr

  • Earth Day Birthday!, Maureen Wright

  • Dora Celebrates Earth Day!, Emily Sollinger

  • The Three R’s: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle, Nuria Roca

  • I See Spring, Charles Ghinga

  • Countdown to Spring!, Janet Schulman

  • I Take care of Myself!, Glady’s Rosa-Mendoza

  • Eat Lots of Colors!, Helen Marstiller

  • The busy Body Book: A Kid’s Guide to Fitness, Lizzy Rockwell

  • Never Talk to Strangers, Irma McGuire


Four-Year Olds & Five-Year Olds


  • April Fool: Watch Out at School!, Diane deGroat

  • April Fooliness, Teresa Bateman and Nadine Bernard Westcott

  • April Fool, Phyllis, Susanna Leonard Hill

  • It’s Earth Day: (Little Critter), Mercer Mayer

  • Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day, Jane O’Connor

  • Earth Day: An alphabet Book, Gary Kowalski

  • Sid the Science Kid: Earth Day Fun, Jennifer Frantz

  • Everything Spring, Jill Esbaum

  • A Fresh-n-Fruity Spring (Strawberry Shortcake), Lauren Cecil

  • I Like Myself!, Karen Beaumont

  • I’m Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self Esteem, Jamie Lee Curtis

  • The Coin Counting Book, Rozanne Lanczak Williams

  • Lemonade in Winter: A Book about Two kids Counting Money, Emily Jenkins

  • Kyle Keeps Track of Cash, Lisa Bullard

  • Good Enough to Eat: a kid’s Guide to Food and Nutrition, Lizzy Rockwell

  • Why Should I Eat Well?, Clarie Llewellyn       

  • Be Careful and Stay Safe, Cheri J. Meiners


  • April Fool’s Day (Nancy Drew), Carolyn Keene

  • April Fool’s Day Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone, Amelia LaRoche

  • Double Trouble #2: April Fool’s Surprise, Abby Klein

  • Earth Day-Hooray!, Stuart J. Murphy

  • Earth Day, Trudi Trueit

  • Earth Day Escapade (Nancy Drew), Carolyn Keene

  • Every Day on Earth: Fun Facts That Happen Every 24 Hours, Steve Murrie

  • Spring things, Bob Raczka

  • Clementine and the Spring Trip, Sara Pennypacker

  • Spring Goes Squish!, Marty Kelley

  • Spring Break, Johanna Hurwitz

  • Tails of Spring Break, Anne Smith

  • Being Just Me, Myself, and I, Ainsley Cheng

  • Junie B. First Grader: Dumb Bunny, Barbara Parks

  • One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent: All About Money, Bonnie Worth

  • Lily Learns About Wants and Needs, Lisa Bullard

  • The Kids’ Money Book: Earning, Saving, Spending, Investing, Donating, Jamie Kyle McGillian

  • Little Critter: Just Saving My Money, Mercer Mayer

  • Lunch Money, Andrew Clements

  • Straight Talk: The Truth About Food, Stephanie

  • Eat Like a Champion: Performance Nutrition for your Young Athlete, Jill Castle

  • The Vegetables We Eat, Gail Gibbons

  • I will Never Not Ever Eat a tomato, Lauren Child

  • I can be Safe, Pat Thomas

  • Stop Drop and Roll, Margery Cugler