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Haiku Baby book
#1
Haiku Baby
Written and illustrated by Betsy Snyder
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

The simple delights in baby's natural world--a bird, a fish, a leaf, a snowflake, a raindrop--are celebrated in the traditional Japanese poetic form, the haiku, in a little board book with tabs.

Haiku Night book
#2
Haiku Night
Written and illustrated by Betsy Snyder
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Share the wonder of nighttime with baby! Simple poems and delightful illustrations celebrate the enchanting world that comes to life once baby is asleep.

Hair book
#3
Hair
Written and illustrated by Leslie Patricelli
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Describes hair from a toddler's perspective.

Hair Love book
#4
Hair Love
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

When mommy is away, it’s up to daddy to do his daughter’s hair in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters from former NFL wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry and New York Times bestseller Vashti Harrison. Zuri’s hair has a mind of its own. It kinks, coils, and curls every which way. Zuri knows it’s beautiful. When mommy does Zuri’s hair, she feels like a superhero. But when mommy is away, it’s up to daddy to step in! And even though daddy has a lot to learn, he LOVES his Zuri. And he’ll do anything to make her–and her hair–happy. Tender and empowering, Hair Love is an ode to loving your natural hair–and a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere

Hair book
#5
Hair
Written and illustrated by Leslie Patricelli
board book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Is Baby really ready for that first haircut? With the usual panache, Leslie Patricelli’s one-haired wonder leads the way into another new experience. It’s important to take care of your hair, even if you only have one! As Baby can tell you, that hair gets washed when it’s dirty and brushed when it looks messy. But when it grows and grows, there’s only one thing to do. This funny and reassuring look at a toddler rite of passage is ideal for little readers—especially those with a tiny bit of trepidation about that first haircut.

Hair-Pocalypse book
#6
Hair-Pocalypse
Written by Geoff Herbach and illustrated by Stephen Gilpin
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Second-grader Aiden Allen has seriously wild hair; in fact it keeps forming itself into weird shapes, and interfering with his school day, and nothing he says will make it behave--until finally Aiden and his hair come to a compromise that involves washing.

Half a Giraffe? book
#7
Half a Giraffe?
Written by Jodie Parachini and illustrated by Richard Smythe
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

All giraffes, even baby Gisele, know that the juiciest leaves are on the tops of the trees. But how does she reach them? No matter how she stretches or twists, those tasty leaves are just too high. A strong story with a light touch, and colorful art with extra touches of humor, appeals to both children and adults.

Half Magic book
#8
Half Magic
Written by Edward Eager and illustrated by N. M. Bodecker, Edward Eager
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-10

Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

Half Upon a Time book
#9
Half Upon a Time
Written by James Riley
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

In the village of Giant's Hand Jack's grandfather has been pushing him to find a princess and get married, so when a young lady falls out of the sky wearing a shirt that says "Punk Princess," and she tells Jack that her grandmother, who looks suspiciously like the long-missing Snow White, has been kidnapped, Jack decides to help her.

Halfway Normal book
#10
Halfway Normal
Written and illustrated by Barbara Dee
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 9-13

Twelve-year-old cancer survivor Norah struggles to fit in at middle school after two years of treatment, but she finds her voice with the help of new friend Griffin, who shares her love of mythology.

Halloween Colors book
#11
Halloween Colors
Written and illustrated by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

A colorful choice for the littlest trick-or-treaters. A bright and fun selection for baby’s first Halloween introducing the youngest of readers to a variety of colors as they encounter seasonal staples like pumpkins, ghosts, and trick-or-treating.

Halloween Good Night book
#12
Halloween Good Night
Written by Rebecca Grabill and illustrated by Ella Okstad
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Count up to ten and back again with this sweet and clever Halloween bedtime story starring your favorite monsters! Gliding through the moonlight come the monsters big and small, sliding up your stairway and oozing down your hall. They aren’t very scary, in fact they’re rather sweet. So snuggle into bed and let them whisper, “Trick or treat!”

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