New Titles in Children’s Literature

The OISE Library has some new and exciting and easy-to-read children’s books available in the Children Literature Collection. These new reads are all located on the 3rd floor of our library. Come check out these reads in addition to our other 7,000 items in the Margo Sandor Children’s Literature Collection (CLC).

Never say a mean word again : a tale from Medieval Spain /

How would you stop someone from calling you names?  When Samuel’s father, the grand vizier, hears Hamza call Samuel names and tells his son to make sure Hamza never speaks an unkind word to him again, Samuel knows he must obey but has a hard time finding the right means to do so. Includes information about Jewish poet Samuel Ha-Nagid and the legend which inspired the story. This book can be found in Children’s Literature JUV FIC J941N

 

 

If you were a dog /

In “If You Were a Dog,” the author, Jamie A. Swenson,  invites the reader to imagine life as a dog, a cat, a fish, a bird, and even a dinosaur in easy-to-read text. This book can be found in Children’s Literature JUV FIC S975i

 

 

This is the story of how a trip to The Museum of Modern Art in New York helps Young Frank feel older, and Old Frank feel younger– and a little wiser.”

Young Frank is an architect. He lives in New York with his grandfather, Old Frank, who is also an architect, and their dog, Eddie. The two architects have very different views on what architects do for a living. This book can be found in Children’s Literature JUV FIC V855Y

 

Hug machine /

 

In Scott Campbell’s “Hug Machine,” the hug machine is available to hug anyone, any time, whether they are square or long, spiky or soft. This delightfully illustrated and easy-to-read book can found in Children’s Literature JUV FIC C191H

 

 

Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress /

In Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress, a young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears an orange dress at school. This book provides a subtle and refreshing message about gender identity by telling the story of a boy who simply likes to dress up. This book can be found in Children’s Literature JUV FIC B175M

 

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