Once Upon a Starry Night: A Book of Constellations. (x 523 M685-5)
Gr.1-4. Presents facts about stars, nebulas, galaxies, and constellations and recounts the Greek myths that provided widely-known names for ten constellations, from Andromeda to Pegasus. 35/Sys; Reprint
Aston, Dianna Hutts.
Dream Something Big: The Story of the Watts Towers. Illustrated by Susan L. Roth. (x 729 A856)
K-Gr.5. A little girl grows up watching "Uncle Sam," an Italian immigrant, create magic out of other people's trash in her Southern California neighborhood. 43/sys; HC
Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night. Illustrated by Rick Allen. (x 811 S568-7)
Gr.2-6. A collection of poems that celebrates the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark. 34/Sys; HC
Boyce, Frank Cottrell.
Cosmic. (x SF)
Gr.4-6. 12-year-old Liam looks like a grownup, which allows him to win a place aboard a special space flight as the adult chaperone for the winning kids. 46/Sys; PB & Lib
The Dream Stealer. Illustrations by Peter Sís. (xy)
Gr.4 up. A plucky Mexican girl tries to recover her dream from the Dream Stealer who takes her to his castle where countless dreams and even more adventures await. 42/Sys; Reprint & PB
Ryan, Pam Muñoz.
The Dreamer. Illustrations by Peter Sís. (x)
Gr.4-9. A fictionalized biography of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who grew up a painfully shy child, ridiculed by his overbearing father, but who became one of the most widely-read poets in the world. 90/Sys; HC
How To Grow Up and Rule the World. (x)
Gr.4-9. Vordak, the Incomprehensible, is a top supervillain who offers rules and advice to readers on how to develop an evil plan to rule the world. 41/Sys; HC
Babymouse. (x GN)
Gr.2-5. Babymouse has plenty of adventures - and her daydreams are always pink.
Binky the Space Cat. (x GN)
Gr.2-5. Binky's blast-off into outer space (outside) to battle aliens (bugs) is delayed when he realizes he's left something behind--and it's not the anti-gravity kitty litter. 50/Sys; HC & PB
De Monfreid, Dorothée.
Dark Night. (xz)
K-Gr.2. When he wanders into the forest at night, Felix, terrified by the ferocious animals he sees, finds refuge in an unusual underground house. 78/Sys; HC
Sea of Dreams. (xz)
PreK-Gr.3. Nolan's wordless picture book imagines a fantastical world in which sandcastles are inhabited. 31/Sys; HC
Light Up the Night. Illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine. (xz)
PreK-Gr.2. In this cumulative, rhyming story, a young boy takes a nighttime ride from the distant stars in the Milky Way galaxy to his cozy bed, as his blanket becomes a rocket, a plane, and a skateboard. 3/Sys; 03J xz
Swanson, Susan Marie.
The House in the Night. Pictures by Beth Krommes. (xz)
PreK-Gr.2. Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a house in the night a home filled with light. 143/Sys