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JJ Fiction - Picture Books (Authors A - J)

Identified by JJ on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the JJ Fiction section (unless otherwise noted).

Rub-A-Dub Sub

Ashman, Linda

Countdown! with Milo

Austin, Mike


Up, Down, and Around

Ayres, Katherine

No Two Alike

Baker, Keith

1-2-3 Peas

Baker, Keith

JJ [123]

The Other Side

Banyai, Istvan

Oh No!, or, How My Science Project Destroyed the World

Barnett, Mac

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Barrett, Judi

Where's My T-r-u-c-k?

Beaumont, Karen

Oh No, Ono!

Beer, Hans de

Who Are You, Baby Kangaroo?

Blackstone, Stella

Bailey at the Museum

Bliss, Harry

Meeow and the Pots and Pans

Braun, Sebastien

Beep and Bah

Burks, James

From Head to Toe

Carle, Eric


Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

Carle, Eric

The Sounds Around Town

Carluccio, Maria

Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All

Catalanotto, Peter

On Meadowview Street

Cole, Henry

Hello! Hello!

Cordell, Matthew

Doctor Maisy

Cousins, Lucy


Cronin, Doreen

The Rain Train

De Roo, Elena


DiPucchio, Kelly S.

The Snail and the Whale

Donaldson, Julia

Boy + Bot

Dyckman, Ame

Color Zoo

Ehlert, Lois


Purple Little Bird

Foley, Greg

Lots of Dots

Frazier, Craig

Night Lights

Gal, Susan

Lights Out

Geisert, Arthur


George, Kristine O'Connell

In the Garden: Who’s Been Here?

George, Lindsay Barrett

Bread Is for Eating

Gershator, David

Little White Dog

Godwin, Laura

What's Going On In There?

Grahn, Geoffrey

Perfect Square

Hall, Michael

Walking Through the Jungle

Harter, Debbie

Robots Everywhere

Hebson, Dennis

How Rocket Learned to Read

Hills, Tad

Prefer the ebook version?

Shapes, Shapes, Shapes

Hoban, Tana

Robots Slither 

Hunter, Ryan Ann

Baby Brains and Robomom

James, Simon


Jeffers, Oliver

Looking Down

Jenkins, Steve

Hannah’s Collections

Jocelyn, Marthe

JJ Fiction - Picture Books (Authors K - Z)

Identified by JJ on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the JJ Fiction section (unless otherwise noted).


Knudsen, Michelle

Jacob's Eye Patch

Kobliner, Beth


Lee, Suzy


Lehman, Barbara

Like this book? Try Museum Trip!


Lichtenheld, Tom


McCall, Bruce


McDonnell, Patrick

Waiting Out the Storm

Macken, JoAnne Early

Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot

McNamara, Margaret

I'm also available as an ebook!

Young MacDonald

Milgrim, David

The Crimson Comet

Morrissey, Dean

Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin

Moss, Lloyd

The Everything Machine

Novak, Matt

11 Experiments That Failed

Offill, Jenny

Experiment with the ebook version!

You Are A Star!

Parker, Michael

A Penguin Story

Portis, Antoinette

Five for a Little One

Raschka, Christopher


Rocco, John

Do Re Mi: If You Can Read Music, Thank Guido d’Arezzo

Roth, Susan L.

Robot Zot

Scieszka, Jon

See this story come alive on a Playaway View!

Science Verse

Scieszka, Jon

Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow?

Shea, Susan A.

I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean

Sherry, Kevin

Fillmore & Geary Take Off! 

Shulman, Mark

The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate The School

Sierra, Judy

Robot Zombie Frankenstein!

Simon, Annette

Hello, Robots

Staake, Bob


Stojic, Manya

Ten Flashing Fireflies

Sturges, Philemon

JJ [123]

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Taback, Simms

Listen and learn with the Readalong version!

Chew, Chew, Gulp!

Thompson, Lauren


Torrey, Rich

Press Here

Tullet, Hervé


Van Camp, Katie

Randy Riley's Really Big Hit

Van Dusen, Chris

Backseat A-B-See

Van Lieshout, Maria


Mouse Shapes

Walsh, Ellen Stoll

Sammy and the Robots

Whybrow, Ian

Like this book? Don't miss Harry and the Dinosaurs at the Museum!

The Dumpster Diver

Wong, Janet S.

Doug Unplugged

Yaccarino, Dan

What Do You See When You Shut Your Eyes?

Zarin, Cynthia


Zuckerberg, Randi

JJ Early Readers

Identified by ER on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Early Readers section.

Bones and the Math Test Mystery

Adler, David A.

Fly Guy and the Frankenfly

Arnold, Tedd

Thomas and the Jet Engine

Awdry, W.

Monkeys and the Universe

Banks, Kate

Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover

Bell, Cece

The Berenstain Bears at the Aquarium

Berenstain, Jan

Max Spaniel: Dinosaur Hunt

Catrow, David

Cork & Fuzz: The Collectors

Chaconas, Dori

Benjamin Bear in Fuzzy Thinking

Coudray, Philippe

Don't miss Benjamin Bear in Bright Ideas!

Space Cat

Cushman, Doug

Brain Freeze!

DC Super Friends

I Can Be... A Baby Doctor

Depken, Kristen L.

Calling All Master Builders!

Fentiman, David

Meet the Autobots

Fox, Jennifer

Big Surprise in the Bug Tank

Horowitz, Ruth

The Dark Knight Rises: Tools of the Trade

Huelin, Jodi

Pinkalicious: Fairy House

Kann, Victoria


Lewin, Ted

The House That Max Built

Newhouse, Maxwell

Fancy Nancy Sees Stars

O'Connor, Jan

Don't miss Fancy Nancy, Every Day is Earth Day!

Amelia Bedelia, Rocket Scientist?

Parish, Herman

The laughs continue when Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail!

Now You See Me--

Rabe, Tish

3, 2, 1, Liftoff!

Sander, Sonia

LEGO Hero Factory: The Brain Wars

Saunders, Catherine

Zoe and Robot, Let's Pretend

Sias, Ryan

Spring Babies

Silverman, Erica

Try the downloadable audiobook!

Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework

Spiegelman, Nadja

A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse

Viva, Frank

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Robot Rampage!

Webster, Christy

A Circle In The Sky

Wilson, Zachary

J Fiction - Chapter Books

Identified by J on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Juvenile Fiction section (unless otherwise noted).

Ivy and Bean Break the Fossil Record

Barrows, Annie

Ivy and Bean return in What's the Big Idea?

Science fair: A Story of Mystery, Danger, International Suspense, and a Very Nervous Frog

Barry, Dave

Lunch Walks Among Us

Benton, Jim

Want more Franny K. Stein?

The Brimstone Key

Benz, Derek

Save the world with the Clockwork Chronicles!


Breitrose, Prudence E.

Green Algae and Bubble Gum Wars

Bryant, Annie

Popular Clone

Castle, M. E.

See double with the Clone Chronicles!

Jake Drake Know-It-All

Clements, Andrew

Space Station Rat

Daley, Michael J.

Flood and Fire

Diamand, Emily

Lilly's journey begins in Raiders' Ransom!

Phineas L. MacGuire Erupts!: The First Experiment

Dowell, Frances O'Roark

The Dangerous Transmission

Dixon, Frank W.


Fox, Helen

Don't miss the companion book: Eager's Nephew!

Charlie’s Raven

George, Jean Craighead

Sky High

Giff, Patricia Reilly

The Orphan of Awkward Falls

Graves, Keith

Zeke Meeks Vs. The Stinkin' Science Fair

Green, D. L.

Owen Foote, Mighty Scientist

Greene, Stephanie

Double Identity

Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Cal and the Amazing Anti-Gravity Machine

Hamilton, Richard

Zita the Spacegirl

Hatke, Ben

(Located in J Graphic Novel, shelved by title)

George's Secret Key to the Universe

Hawking, Lucy

Don't miss aliens and adventure in George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt!

Babymouse: Mad Scientist

Holm, Jennifer L.

(Located in J Graphic Novel, shelved by title)


Holm, Jennifer L.

(Located in J Graphic Novel, shelved by title)

It Came From Beneath the Bed!

Howe, James

Want more Tales from the House of Bunnicula?

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Kelly, Jacqueline

Going on a trip? Take the downloadable audiobook!

Martin Bridge Ready For Takeoff!

Kerrin, Jessica Scott

Regarding the Fountain: A Tale in Letters, of Liars and Leaks

Klise, Kate

Be Nice to Mice!

Krulik, Nancy E.

Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo is back in Free the Worms!

Brother from a Box

Kuhlman, Evan

Mal and Chad: The biggest, bestest time ever!

McCranie, Stephen

(Located in J Graphic Novel, shelved by title)

Don't miss the further adventures of Mal and Chad!

The Clone Codes

McKissack, Pat

Fight the future in the Clone Codes series!

The Boy Trap

Matson, Nancy

How Oliver Olson Changed The World

Mills, Claudia

Monday With A Mad Genius

Osborne, Mary Pope

Larklight: A Rousing Tale of Dauntless Pluck in the Farthest Reaches of Space

Reeve, Philip

Travel the galaxy with the Larklight series!

Simon Bloom, the Gravity Keeper

Reisman, Michael

Simon Bloom returns in The Octopus Effect!

Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity

Roman, Dave

(Located in J Graphic Novel, shelved by title)

Space out with Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry!


Scieszka, Jon

Don't miss the other Spaceheadz!

The Invention Of Hugo Cabret

Selznick, Brian

I'm also available as a downloadable audiobook!

The Triple Chocolate Brownie Genius

Sherman, Deborah

Tesla's Attic

Shusterman, Neal

A Whole Nother Story

Soup, Cuthbert

Binky the Space Cat

Spires, Ashley

(Located in J Graphic Novel, shelved by title)

Want more Binky Adventures?

The Adventures of Archie Featherspoon

Stefanec-Ogren, Cathy

Frankenstein's Dog

Stine, R. L.

Make your escape with Goosebumps Most Wanted!

The Case of the Mossy Lake Monster and Other Super-Scientific Cases

Torrey, Michele

The Science Detectives are back in The Case of the Gasping Garbage!

The Deep Freeze of Bartholomew Tullock

Williams, Alex

A Boy and His Bot

Wilson, Daniel H.

Transformers: Switching Gears

Windham, Ryder

Avril Crump and Her Amazing Clones

Woolfe, Angela

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