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5-minute Fancy Nancy stories by O'Connor, Jane, author.

5-minute Fancy Nancy stories

In a collection of twelve stories, Fancy Nancy enjoys a field trip to the aquarium, meets a new friend from Paris, celebrates pajama day at school, and enjoys several other adventures.

Feb 13, 2016
A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977- author.

A beginner's guide to bear spotting

"A young aspiring bear spotter ventures into bear country. But coming face-to-face with the furry creatures themselves, whether black or brown, can be dangerous, and our protagonist, accompanied by a trusty teddy bear, might need to use some unconventional means to stay out of trouble and avoid being (gulp!) eaten"--

Feb 14, 2016
A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977- author.

A beginner's guide to bear spotting

"A young aspiring bear spotter ventures into bear country. But coming face-to-face with the furry creatures themselves, whether black or brown, can be dangerous, and our protagonist, accompanied by a trusty teddy bear, might need to use some unconventional means to stay out of trouble and avoid being (gulp!) eaten"--

Feb 8, 2016
A crash of rhinos - and other wild animal groups by Danylyshyn, Greg, author.

A crash of rhinos - and other wild animal groups

Introduces in rhyming text the collective names used for various animal groups.

Feb 14, 2016
A crash of rhinos - and other wild animal groups by Danylyshyn, Greg.

A crash of rhinos - and other wild animal groups

Introduces in rhyming text the collective names used for various animal groups.

Feb 9, 2016
A dog day by Rand, Emily, author, illustrator.

A dog day

Welcome to a day in the life of a friendly terrier. He just wants to go to the park with his friends to play ball, but his owner has other ideas. Complemented by stylish pen and ink drawings, this charming debut from up-and-coming illustrator Emily Rand is a warm and witty take on the toddler's experience of having to wait for grownups when they'd rather be having fun.

Feb 14, 2016
A Hungry Lion, or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals by Cummins, Lucy Ruth

A Hungry Lion, or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals

Feb 14, 2016
A new hope / Episode 4 by Landers, Ace, author.

A new hope / Episode 4

The galaxy is in trouble, and it's up to Luke Skywalker and his friends to defeat Darth Vader and the Empire.

Feb 14, 2016
A place for Elijah by Easton, Kelly, author.

A place for Elijah

"A family celebrates Passover, making sure they lay an extra place setting for the prophet Elijah. But when their neighbors lose power and stop by to get out of the cold, Sarah is worried that there won't be a seat left for Elijah"--

Feb 14, 2016
A place for Elijah by Easton, Kelly, author.

A place for Elijah

"A family celebrates Passover, making sure they lay an extra place setting for the prophet Elijah. But when their neighbors lose power and stop by to get out of the cold, Sarah is worried that there won't be a seat left for Elijah"--

Feb 12, 2016
A treasury of curious George by Rey, Margret.

A treasury of curious George

Compilation of eight previously published Curious George titles.

Feb 12, 2016
Always remember by Meng, Cece.

Always remember

When Old Turtle dies and is taken back by the sea, his friends remember that he was a wonderful teacher and friend who made his world a better place.

Feb 14, 2016
Always remember by Meng, Cece.

Always remember

When Old Turtle dies and is taken back by the sea, his friends remember that he was a wonderful teacher and friend who made his world a better place.

Feb 12, 2016
Andy & Sandy's Anything Adventure by dePaola, Tomie/ Lewis, Jim (CON)

Andy & Sandy's Anything Adventure

Feb 14, 2016
Arctic white by Smith, Danna, author

Arctic white

"A young girl looks around her home in the arctic and sees only white, white, white. But one day her grandfather takes her out on a journey across the tundra. And at the end of their cold walk, the dark opens up to show the Northern Lights dancing across the sky--blue, green, and purple"--

Feb 14, 2016
Azzi in between by Garland, Sarah.

Azzi in between

Fleeing her war-torn country with her parents, Azzi tries to begin a new life in a new country.

Feb 13, 2016
Baby carrots - carrots of wisdom for little ones by Perry, Sondra.

Baby carrots - carrots of wisdom for little ones

"Ten short tales from Henry the Great Blue Heron, told in the garden, where his critter friends play, laugh, and learn life's lessons along the way."

Feb 14, 2016
Batman's dark secret by Muth, Jon J., illustrator.

Batman's dark secret

The orphan boy Bruce Wayne conquers his fear of the dark, making it possible for him to grow up and become the crime-fighting hero Batman.

Feb 14, 2016
Bear is not tired by Gavin, Ciara, author, illustrator.

Bear is not tired

"Bear is supposed to sleep through the winter, but he doesn't want to miss out on any of the fun. Fortunately, Mama Duck comes up with a plan that will help everyone have the perfect winter"--

Feb 13, 2016
Beatrix Potter & the unfortunate tale of a borrowed guinea pig by Hopkinson, Deborah, author.

Beatrix Potter & the unfortunate tale of a borrowed guinea pig

Depicts Victorian-era artist, writer, and animal lover Beatrix, who is dismayed when a neighbor's guinea pig in her charge passes away unexpectedly.

Feb 14, 2016
Big friends by Sarah, Linda, author.

Big friends

Best friends Etho and Birt love going up Sudden Hill and sitting in simple cardboard boxes imagining they are kings, soldiers, astronauts, or pirates until Shu asks to join them, and their "two-by-two rhythm" is disturbed.

Feb 14, 2016
Blanche hates the night by Delacroix, Sibylle.

Blanche hates the night

Feb 14, 2016
Bloom by Cronin, Doreen.

Bloom

When the glass kingdom begins cracking, the king and queen fail in their quest to get help from the fairy Bloom, who can work great magic but was banished because of her muddy boots and messiness, so they send Genevieve, an ordinary girl who will do what it takes to save the day.

Feb 14, 2016
Book by Miles, David, author.

Book

"In a world dazzled by the latest gadgets and mesmerized by Internet videos, the humble book seems like the most ordinary thing that could be. And perhaps it is--until you learn to look closer ... and closer ... and closer ... and you're suddenly in a world that only you can imagine."--

Feb 13, 2016
Captain Jack and the pirates by Bently, Peter, 1960-

Captain Jack and the pirates

When brave mariners Jack, Zack and Caspar build a galleon then set off on an imaginary adventure at sea, they face pirates, a storm, and a shipwreck.

Feb 14, 2016
Cat nap by Yuly, Toni, author, illustrator.

Cat nap

Features an exuberant kitten who does not want to settle down when a sleepy cat declares it is naptime.

Feb 14, 2016
Cricket song by Hunter, Anne, author, illustrator.

Cricket song

As crickets sing in the breeze, hunting owls watch over the bay, and sea otters doze on the tide, two children on different continents go to bed.

Feb 14, 2016
Curious George - up, up, and away by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George - up, up, and away

"Curious George and Bill head into the clouds in this high-flying adventure. It's fun to soar with the birds, but one question soon arises: How will they get down?"--Page 4 of cover.

Feb 13, 2016
Curious George and the puppies by Rey, Margret.

Curious George and the puppies

Curious George goes to the animal shelter where he accidentally lets all the dogs out of their cages and creates quite a ruckus.

Feb 14, 2016
Curious George boxcar derby. by Rey, H. A.

Curious George boxcar derby.

After hearing about the annual boxcar derby, George enlists the help of his friend Allie to build a car, learning about simple physics and the parts of a car in the process of trying to win the race.

Feb 14, 2016
Dinosaur farm by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur farm

It's hard work being a farmer--and even harder running a DINOSAUR FARM! Children will love spending a day on this vibrant farm, filled with appealing prehistoric creatures of every shape and size. They'll follow the farmer from dawn till dusk, through feedings, cleanings, baby hatchings, and finally to a sweet bedtime nighty-night. Who knew dinosaurs could be so cuddly? With clever dino-touches throughout, Frann Preston-Gannon's picture book will become a perennial favorite.

Feb 12, 2016
Down Here by Sherrard, Valerie

Down Here

Feb 14, 2016
Dylan the Villain by Campbell, K. G. (ILT)/ Campbell, K. G.

Dylan the Villain

Feb 14, 2016
Elmer and Grandpa Eldo by McKee, David/ McKee, David (ILT)

Elmer and Grandpa Eldo

Feb 14, 2016
Fairy tales for Mr. Barker / A Peek-through Story by Ahlberg, Jessica, author.

Fairy tales for Mr. Barker / A Peek-through Story

While Lucy tries to read to her dog Mr. Barker, he runs off and she ends up chasing him through a fairy tale world where she helps Goldilocks, Jack, the Three Little Pigs, and Sleeping Beauty escape from their enemies.

Feb 14, 2016
Fancy Nancy - Saturday night sleepover by O'Connor, Jane author.

Fancy Nancy - Saturday night sleepover

Nancy and Jojo go on a sleepover, but since it's Jojo's first one, Nancy is determined to make it fun and put her at ease, but when it's time for bed, it's Nancy who grows nervous and needs the help of her sister.

Feb 14, 2016
Findus at Christmas by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus at Christmas

Feb 14, 2016
Findus Disappears! by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus Disappears!

Feb 14, 2016
Findus Goes Camping by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus Goes Camping

Feb 14, 2016
Findus Moves Out by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus Moves Out

Feb 14, 2016
Findus Plants Meatballs by Nordqvist, Sven

Findus Plants Meatballs

Feb 14, 2016
Frankencrayon by Hall, Michael, 1954- author, illustrator.

Frankencrayon

If the crayons cannot stop the scribble monster, this picture book and the play "Frankencrayon" may have to be canceled.

Feb 14, 2016
Froggy goes to the library by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Froggy goes to the library

When Froggy, Mom, and Pollywogilina set out for the library, Froggy brings a wheelbarrow to hold all the books he plans to borrow but he is so excited that he forgets to use his indoor voice.

Feb 14, 2016
Girl & Gorilla - out and about by Walton, Rick.

Girl & Gorilla - out and about

Follows Girl and Gorilla's whimsical attempts to get to the park.

Feb 14, 2016
Go, little green truck! by Schotter, Roni.

Go, little green truck!

Little Green is a proud and strong pickup truck who loves helping with chores, but when Farmer Gray buys a big new blue truck, Little Green is left to rust in a pasture until the farmer's daughter, Fern, suggests they fix him up and use him for such gentle jobs as going to the farmers' market.

Feb 14, 2016
Good Night Like This by Murphy, Mary

Good Night Like This

Feb 14, 2016
Green Lantern - an origin story by Manning, Matthew K, author.

Green Lantern - an origin story

Hal Jordan is a daring test pilot until one day a dying alien gives him a ring of power that changes him into a member of the Green Lanterns, defenders of the Galaxy.

Feb 14, 2016
Greenling by Pinfold, Levi/ Pinfold, Levi (ILT)

Greenling

Feb 14, 2016
Hannah and Sugar by Berube, Kate

Hannah and Sugar

Feb 14, 2016
Henry wants more! by Ashman, Linda, author.

Henry wants more!

Whether spending time with Papa, singing songs with Grandma, playing games with Lucy, or racing with Charlie, toddler Henry wears his family out until bedtime, when Mama is the one who wants more.

Feb 14, 2016
Horrible bear! by Dyckman, Ame.

Horrible bear!

When Bear breaks a little girl's kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I'm sorry."

Feb 14, 2016
I hear a pickle - (and smell, see, touch, and taste it, too!) by Isadora, Rachel, author, illustrator.

I hear a pickle - (and smell, see, touch, and taste it, too!)

Children explore their five senses, learning what they can see, smell, hear, touch, and taste.

Feb 13, 2016
If I had a gryphon by VanSickle, Vikki, 1982- author.

If I had a gryphon

Feb 9, 2016
If I had a gryphon by VanSickle, Vikki, 1982- author.

If I had a gryphon

"Sam just got a hamster for a pet. But the hamster is kind of boring ... he just eats and sleeps and gets his shavings wet. Inspired by her book of mythological creatures, Sam longs for a more exciting pet. But she soon realizes that taking care of these magical beasts might not be as wonderful as she thought. Sasquatches are messy, unicorns are shy, gryphons scare the dogs at the dogpark, and having a fire extinguisher handy at all times makes dragons seem like an awful lot of work. In the end,

Feb 14, 2016
It's not easy being Number Three by Dernavich, Drew, author, illustrator.

It's not easy being Number Three

Bored with doing the same thing all the time, Number Three quits and sets out to see what else he might do then, after trying many other possibilities, finally finds the perfect job.

Feb 14, 2016
Lazy Dave by Jarvis, Peter, 1985- author, illustrator.

Lazy Dave

Dave is a dog. Dave is a dog who loves to sleep all day long. What a lazy dog...or is he?

Feb 13, 2016
Leave me alone by Gray, Kes.

Leave me alone

With the help of his animals friends a little boy stands up to the giant who bullies him.

Feb 13, 2016
Let's be enemies. by Udry, Janice May.

Let's be enemies.

John gives the reasons why he and James are no longer friends, but finds it hard to remain enemies.

Feb 14, 2016
Let's go to the hardware store by Rockwell, Anne F.

Let's go to the hardware store

When the new house needs fixing up, a brother and sister accompany their father on a trip to the hardware store to find the tools and materials needed to get the job done.

Feb 14, 2016
Library day by Rockwell, Anne F., author.

Library day

Beloved author Anne Rockwell celebrates books, the love of reading, and of course, libraries, with a gorgeous new picture book about a child's first visit to the library! One day, a young boy visits the library for the very first time. While he's there he listens to stories, reads books and magazines, and learns that there are also movies, crafts, chess, and puppet shows--something for everyone! With simple, lyrical text and bright illustrations that jump off the page, Library Day brings the joy

Feb 12, 2016
Library Dragon by Deedy, Carmen Agra

Library Dragon

Feb 14, 2016
Lionheart by Collingridge, Richard, author, illustrator.

Lionheart

A boy faces unseen and imagined fears with the help of his stuffed toy lion.

Feb 14, 2016
Listen to our world by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004, author.

Listen to our world

Youngsters awaken in the morning with the belief that they are the greatest little ones in the world, whether they are children in their mothers' arms, eagles soaring above mountains, whales swimming in the ocean, or other animals in their domains.

Feb 14, 2016
Lloyd Llama by Jones, Sarah (Sarah Lucia), author, illustrator.

Lloyd Llama

"Lloyd Llama loves many things: lollipops, spelling, cello, and the color yellow--nything with a double L, really! Will he ever learn to get along with his new classmate Al Alpaca, who has an affinity for all things beginning with the letter A, like apples, art, and air guitar? The two characters settle their differences with the help of their favorite letters in this alliterative adventure" --

Feb 14, 2016
Maggie and Wendel - imagine everything by Doerrfeld, Cori.

Maggie and Wendel - imagine everything

Illustrations and easy-to-read text portray a young brother and sister as they spend an afternoon imagining great adventures together.

Feb 14, 2016
Maisy Goes to London by Cousins, Lucy

Maisy Goes to London

Feb 14, 2016
Maisy's Field Day by Cousins, Lucy

Maisy's Field Day

Feb 14, 2016
Melric and the sorcerer by McKee, David.

Melric and the sorcerer

"More power," demands the king. But Melric the magician thinks that the king has quite enough power already. A sinister visitor called Sondrak boasts that he can easily grant the king's wish. But when Melric discovers that Sondrak is an evil sorcerer and up to no good, a dramatic battle follows.

Feb 14, 2016
Mine! by Jin, Susie Lee, author, illustrator.

Mine!

A humorous picture book about a group of bunnies fighting over a big juicy carrot.

Feb 14, 2016
My bedtime monster by Schwarz, Annelies, 1938- author.

My bedtime monster

"Sometimes your very own monster makes for the perfect pet. Little Rikki wishes she had a pet that could do anything she wanted: be cuddly or fierce, small or large, or swim or fly. Though her mother tells her no such creature exists, Rikki is pretty certain it must. Sure enough, given Rikki's active imagination, her dream pet shows up to take her on an unforgettable journey that is both exciting and a little scary. This is a magical book, full of wonder and whimsy, sure to appeal to young dream

Feb 13, 2016
My dog's a chicken by Montanari, Susan McElroy, author.

My dog's a chicken

Told she cannot have a puppy because it would just be another mouth to feed, Lula Mae decides to turn one of the chickens into a very special dog.

Feb 14, 2016
My two blankets by Kobald, Irena, author.

My two blankets

Cartwheel has arrived in a new country, and feels the loss of all she's ever known. She creates a safe place for herself under an "old blanket" made out of memories and thoughts of home. But when she meets a new friend, the relationship helps her take her first steps into a new culture, and Cartwheel begins to weave a "new blanket," one of friendship and a renewed sense of belonging.

Feb 12, 2016
Nanuk the ice bear by Winter, Jeanette, author, illustrator.

Nanuk the ice bear

At the top of the world, a polar bear hunts, swims, courts, raises cubs, and worries as they go off on their own.

Feb 14, 2016
Nat the cat can sleep like that by Allenby, Victoria, 1989- author.

Nat the cat can sleep like that

Nat the cat can sleep through anything, until night falls and he is ready to go.

Feb 14, 2016
Nellie Belle by Fox, Mem, 1946- author.

Nellie Belle

Nellie Belle, a puppy, has fun from morning to night.

Feb 14, 2016
New adventures of Curious George by Rey, Margret.

New adventures of Curious George

The adventures of the ingenious little monkey who left the jungle to live with the man in the yellow hat.

Feb 13, 2016
Not for all the hamantaschen in town by Milhander, Laura Aron, author.

Not for all the hamantaschen in town

"Rishon, Sheni, and Shlishi make crowns for the Purim parade, but Rishon and Sheni hurry through theirs so they can go play. When the big, bad wolf shows up at the Purim carnival looking for hamantaschen, things go awry as he tries to steal a costume"--

Feb 14, 2016
Not for all the hamantaschen in town by Milhander, Laura Aron, author.

Not for all the hamantaschen in town

"Rishon, Sheni, and Shlishi make crowns for the Purim parade, but Rishon and Sheni hurry through theirs so they can go play. When the big, bad wolf shows up at the Purim carnival looking for hamantaschen, things go awry as he tries to steal a costume"--

Feb 12, 2016
Old Macdonald had a truck by Goetz, Steve, author.

Old Macdonald had a truck

An update of the classic folk song, Old MacDonald, featuring farm vehicles like excavator, dump truck, and bulldozer.

Feb 14, 2016
On the farm, at the market by Karas, G. Brian, author, illustrator.

On the farm, at the market

"On the farm, workers pick vegetables, collect eggs, and make cheese. At the market the next day, the workers set up their stands and prepare for shoppers to arrive. Amy, the baker at the Busy Bee Cafe´, has a very special meal in mind--and, of course, all the farmers show up at the cafe´ to enjoy the results of their hard work"--

Feb 14, 2016
Peddles by Stanton, Elizabeth Rose, author, illustrator.

Peddles

"Peddles is a pig with big ideas--he wants to be a dancer"--

Feb 14, 2016
Peppa Pig and the lucky ducks. by

Peppa Pig and the lucky ducks.

Peppa and George would like to visit the ducks. They see one pond, but no ducks. Those lucky ducks must be on an adventure! Peppa and George go on an adventure too.

Feb 14, 2016
Pierre - a cautionary tale in five chapters and a prologue by Sendak, Maurice.

Pierre - a cautionary tale in five chapters and a prologue

There once was a boy named Pierre who only would say, "I don't care!" Read his story, my friend, for you'll find at the end that a suitable moral lies there.

Feb 14, 2016
Puddle by Yum, Hyewon.

Puddle

"A mother and son use their imagination to have fun on a rainy day"--

Feb 14, 2016
Punk skunks by Shaskan, Trisha Speed, 1973- author.

Punk skunks

Best skunks forever Kit and Buzz get into a fight when one wants to sing about skating and the other wants to sing about painting.

Feb 14, 2016
Punk Skunks by Shaskan, Trisha Speed/ Shaskan, Stephen (ILT)

Punk Skunks

Feb 12, 2016
Red, yellow, blue (and a dash of white, too!) by Esperanza, Charles George, author, illustrator.

Red, yellow, blue (and a dash of white, too!)

In rhyming stanzas, the painter's images come to life, seize the paintbrush and mix colors, creating figures of their own.

Feb 14, 2016
Return of the Library Dragon by Deedy, Carmen Agra

Return of the Library Dragon

Feb 14, 2016
Rock-a-bye romp by Ashman, Linda, author.

Rock-a-bye romp

"A beloved lullaby comes to new life when Baby falls out of the treetop and into a rollicking adventure!"--Back cover

Feb 14, 2016
Sad, the dog by Fussell, Sandy.

Sad, the dog

"A clever little dog christens himself "Sad" when his humans fail to give him a name. Although they feed him and wash him, they don't appreciate his many gifts, like his love of singing ("stop that yapping!"). When the people move away and leave Sad behind, Sad is heartbroken. But then a new family with a young boy arrives at Sad's house in a big truck. Although Sad is initially frightened, it soon becomes clear that the boy is just the right person to make a dog's life complete with playtime, t

Feb 13, 2016
Scritch scratch scraww plop! by Crowther, Kitty, author illustrator.

Scritch scratch scraww plop!

When Jeremy, a young frog who is afraid of the dark, hears a "scritch scratch scraww plop," he and his father investigate the strange noise.

Feb 13, 2016
Shape shift by Hesselberth, Joyce, author, illustrator.

Shape shift

"Round, curvy, pointy, or straight-shapes are all around us. With illustrations that highlight shapes in all their forms, this book reinforces the identification of circles, squares, crescents, diamonds, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and ovals while encouraging kids to pair shapes together to make new forms"--

Feb 13, 2016
Skunk on a String by Lam, Thao (ILT)

Skunk on a String

Feb 14, 2016
Sloth slept on by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author.

Sloth slept on

When three children find a mysterious creature sleeping in a tree in their backyard, they search through books and use their imagination to find out what it is.

Feb 13, 2016
Stories from Bug Garden by Moser, Lisa/ Millward, Gwen (ILT)

Stories from Bug Garden

Feb 14, 2016
Super Jumbo by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

Super Jumbo

Little Jumbo works tirelessly to be a superhero in his neighborhood, although not everyone appreciates his crime fighting techniques.

Feb 14, 2016
Super Jumbo by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

Super Jumbo

Little Jumbo works tirelessly to be a superhero in his neighborhood, although not everyone appreciates his crime fighting techniques.

Feb 12, 2016
Surf's up by Alexander, Kwame, author.

Surf's up

"Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach"--Excerpt from Amazon.com.

Feb 14, 2016
Swap! by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

Swap!

A peg-legged youngster uses his bartering skills to trade for sails, anchors, a ship's wheel and other necessary supplies to fix their ship and make a friend in the process.

Feb 14, 2016
Sweet Pea and friends - the sheepover by Churchman, John, 1957- author, illustrator.

Sweet Pea and friends - the sheepover

This photo-illustrated book is the story of an orphan lamb, Sweet Pea, who lives on a farm in Vermont. When she becomes ill, she recovers with the help of the farmer, the vet and her farmyard friends.

Feb 14, 2016
Teachers are for reading stories by Ziefert, Harriet.

Teachers are for reading stories

Lift the flaps and see all the wonderful things that teachers do.

Feb 10, 2016
Templeton gets his wish by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator.

Templeton gets his wish

"Templeton the cat makes a wish for his family to disappear, but quickly learns that being alone isn't as great as he had thought it would be"--

Feb 14, 2016
That's not bunny! by Barton, Chris.

That's not bunny!

A hungry hawk is outsmarted by the rabbit he hopes to have as a meal.

Feb 14, 2016
The almost terrible playdate by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

The almost terrible playdate

"A young boy and girl, with very different ideas about what they want to play, face off during a play date."--

Feb 14, 2016
The almost terrible playdate by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

The almost terrible playdate

"A young boy and girl, with very different ideas about what they want to play, face off during a play date"--

Feb 12, 2016
The Block Mess Monster by Howie, Betsy.

The Block Mess Monster

Calpurnia has tried to explain that the huge and scary monster that lives in her room does not want the room cleaned but her mother, who cannot see the monster, has a few ideas about how to make it go away.

Feb 14, 2016
The brownstone by Scher, Paula, author.

The brownstone

"Slightly revised from the 1972 original."

Feb 14, 2016
The complete adventures of Curious George by Rey, Margret, author.

The complete adventures of Curious George

The adventures of the ingenious little monkey who left the jungle to live with the man in the yellow hat.

Feb 13, 2016
The Curvy Tree by Colfer, Chris, 1990- author.

The Curvy Tree

A friendless girl who is teased for being different runs away from her village in tears and finds herself having a conversation with a very unusual tree, who tells a story of how his differences not only saved his life, they helped him see that he is not so very different after all.

Feb 13, 2016
The house that Zack built by Murray, Alison (Illustrator), author.

The house that Zack built

Follows Zack and his dog Rufus as they share a day on the farm, building a house out of blocks, before a wandering fly attracts the attention of a determined feline, inadvertently wreaking havoc.

Feb 14, 2016
The Hueys in what's the opposite? by Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator.

The Hueys in what's the opposite?

Quirky egg-shaped creatures known as the Hueys explore the concept of opposites.

Feb 13, 2016
The little tree that would not share by Costa, Nicoletta.

The little tree that would not share

The seasons change and a little tree learns the joy of sharing.

Feb 14, 2016
The magical fantastical fridge by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

The magical fantastical fridge

When setting the table seems too boring, Walden takes off on adventurous journey through all the pictures on his family's refrigerator.

Feb 12, 2016
The magical fantastical fridge by Coben, Harlan, 1962- author.

The magical fantastical fridge

When setting the table seems too boring, Walden takes off on adventurous journey through all the pictures on his family's refrigerator.

Feb 14, 2016
The moon jumpers by Udry, Janice May.

The moon jumpers

Features simple text that describes a cool, moonlit night and a group of children who meet outside to dance in the grass and play tag while the wind blows gently around them.

Feb 14, 2016
The Night Gardener by Fan, Terry.

The Night Gardener

Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work.

Feb 14, 2016
The perfect tree by Bonfield, Chloe, author, illustrator.

The perfect tree

"Jack is searching for the perfect tree. One that he can chop, hack, and stack! But when it becomes too hard to find, Jack stumbles across three unlikely friends who want to show him "their" perfect trees."--Provided by publisher.

Feb 14, 2016
The perfect tree by Bonfield, Chloe, author.

The perfect tree

Jack heads out in search of the perfect tree for him to chop, hack, and stack, but instead finds new friends who help him find something surprising.

Feb 9, 2016
The sea tiger by Turnbull, Victoria, author.

The sea tiger

"The Sea Tiger is Oscar's best friend--and Oscar's only friend. They do everything together: explore the ocean, visit the sea circus, even hitch a ride to the surface to look at the stars. But Oscar is shy, and so it's up to the Sea Tiger to help him find other friends. A bittersweet tale" --

Feb 12, 2016
The sleepy songbird by Barton, Suzanne, author, illustrator.

The sleepy songbird

Peep is feeling sad about not being awake early enough to audition for the lovely Dawn Chorus when he meets a fellow nightingale and learns something important about himself.

Feb 14, 2016
The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán" by Bogart, Jo Ellen, author.

The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán"

After spending a night studying his books, a monk reflects on his life and finds that he and his cat live equally simple lives, both in constant pursuit.

Feb 14, 2016
The wonderful fluffy little squishy by Alemagna, Béatrice, author.

The wonderful fluffy little squishy

Eddie is five and a half and things she is the only one in her family without a special talent. So when she hears her sister say "birthday-Mommy-fluffy-little-squishy," she worries that her sister will give Mom the better present.

Feb 13, 2016
The wonderful habits of rabbits by Florian, Douglas.

The wonderful habits of rabbits

Join a family of rabbits as they have all kinds of fun throughout the day.

Feb 14, 2016
There's a Giraffe in My Soup by Burach, Ross/ Burach, Ross (ILT)

There's a Giraffe in My Soup

Feb 14, 2016
This Old Band by Wissinger, Tamera Will

This Old Band

Feb 14, 2016
Tiger and badger by Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.

Tiger and badger

Best friends Tiger and Badger work through their disagreements over a toy, a chair, and sharing.

Feb 14, 2016
Tony Baroni loves macaroni by Sadler, Marilyn, author

Tony Baroni loves macaroni

Tony will eat nothing but macaroni and cheese for breakfast, lunch, and dinner but Nana Sophia persists in tempting him with a variety of other good, homemade foods. Includes list of mealtime activities and chart of pasta shapes.

Feb 14, 2016
Toshi's little treasures by Robert, Nadine, 1971-

Toshi's little treasures

Feb 14, 2016
Two is enough by Matthies, Janna, author.

Two is enough

From playing in the snow to a rainy-day ride, to double-scoop treats and crash-landing in leaves, two can be the perfect number for creating life's memories. And two can definitely be enough for a warm family, full of the love, support, and comfort that every child needs.Whether a father and daughter, mother and son, or a grandparent and grandchild, two is enough to fill each season of the year with wonders, big and small. Author Janna Matthies' soothing rhyme and Merrilee Liddiard's warm illust

Feb 13, 2016
Violet and Victor write the most fabulous fairy tale by Kuipers, Alice, 1979-

Violet and Victor write the most fabulous fairy tale

Twins Violet and Victor write a fairy tale together, with Violet contributing a castle, a princess, and unicorns and Victor adding a fairy tale-hating witch and a bevy of Australian animals.

Feb 14, 2016
Virgil & Owen stick together by Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.

Virgil & Owen stick together

"Owen the polar bear and Virgil the penguin both love going to school... just in different ways. Eager Virgil likes to learn as much as he can, as quickly as possible. Owen likes to savor each moment as he counts and writes and tells stories. So when Virgil rushes Owen a bit too much one day, their friendship is suddenly on thin ice. Can Virgil exercise some patience and appreciate his friend's point of view?"--

Feb 13, 2016
When Andy met Sandy by DePaola, Tomie, 1934- author, illustrator.

When Andy met Sandy

When Andy and Sandy first meet at the playground, they are cautious of one another, but soon find a way to become friends.

Feb 14, 2016
Whoops! by Moore, Suzi (British author), author.

Whoops!

The cat can't meow, the dog can't bark, and even the mouse can't squeak. When they go to the little old lady in the woods for a spell to restore their voices, things don't go as expected.

Feb 14, 2016
Whoops! by Moore, Suzi/ Ayto, Russell (ILT)

Whoops!

Feb 9, 2016
Will spring be early? or will spring be late? by Johnson, Crockett, 1906-1975, author, illustrator.

Will spring be early? or will spring be late?

Despite the chilly weather, Groundhog decides that spring is here when he discovers a red flower sticking up through the snow.

Feb 14, 2016
Yaks yak - animal word pairs by Park, Linda Sue.

Yaks yak - animal word pairs

Presents animals acting out the verbs made from their names, including hogs hogging, slugs slugging, and other creatures demonstrating homographs, words with different meanings that are spelled and pronounced the same.

Feb 14, 2016
Your hand in my hand by Sperring, Mark, author.

Your hand in my hand

The rhyming text invites the reader to come along with a loved one and share the simple wonders of the world as the seasons change.

Feb 13, 2016