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The pandas and their chopsticks - and other animals stories by Demi, author, illustrator.

The pandas and their chopsticks - and other animals stories

Presents ten animal stories, each containing a moral lesson, including the importance of being humble, the dangers of being too proud, the importance of generosity and sharing, and how everyone, no matter how small, has a part to play in life.

Jul 25, 2014
My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not) by Brown, Peter, 1979- author, illustrator.

My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not)

Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.

Jul 27, 2014
My first Kafka - runaways, rodents, & giant bugs by Roth, Matthue, author.

My first Kafka - runaways, rodents, & giant bugs

"Storyteller Matthue Roth and artist Rohan Daniel Eason adapt three Kafka stories into startling, creepy, fun stories for all ages."--Jacket flap.

Jul 27, 2014
Chu's first day of school by Gaiman, Neil.

Chu's first day of school

On the first day of school, a young panda learns about the special things his animal classmates can do.

Jul 27, 2014
The pout-pout fish goes to school by Diesen, Deborah.

The pout-pout fish goes to school

Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

Jul 27, 2014
Who wants a cheap rhinoceros? by Silverstein, Shel, author, illustrator.

Who wants a cheap rhinoceros?

There are lots of things a rhinoceros can do around one's house, including eating bad report cards before one's parents see them, tiptoeing downstairs for a midnight snack, and collecting extra allowance.

Jul 28, 2014
Spider sandwiches by Freedman, Claire.

Spider sandwiches

Monster Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy, and sticky, but his favorite snack is squirmy spider sandwiches.

Jul 28, 2014
Wazdot? by Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator

Wazdot?

An alien is mystified by the sights and sounds of Earth, but a decoder beam helps identify such oddities as a pig, vegetables, and a tractor.

Jul 28, 2014
The Nuts - bedtime at the Nut house by Litwin, Eric.

The Nuts - bedtime at the Nut house

"Mama Nut says it's bedtime, but Hazel Nut and Wally Nut just aren't quite ready to stop the fun and go to bed"--

Jul 28, 2014
The little school bus by Cuyler, Margery.

The little school bus

A happy little school bus and Driver Bob wake up early to pick up children, drop them off at school, then head to the garage for some minor repairs.

Jul 28, 2014
A Library Book for Bear by Becker, Bonny/ Denton, Kady MacDonald (ILT)

A Library Book for Bear

Jul 28, 2014
My pet rattlesnake by Hayes, Joe.

My pet rattlesnake

After saving a rattlesnake's life out in the desert, Joe discovers the snake has followed him home and although his father is annoyed and the neighbors terrified, the snake soon proves his worth as a pet and protector.

Jul 28, 2014
Doug unplugs on the farm by Yaccarino, Dan.

Doug unplugs on the farm

"Doug the robot takes a hands-on approach to learning about farm life when the family car gets stuck in a ditch on the way to visit the grandbots"--

Jul 28, 2014
Andrew draws by McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.

Andrew draws

Andrew's scribbles with a crayon he found become better and better until he is making drawings so realistic that they come right off the page.

Jul 28, 2014
Oliver and his egg by Schmid, Paul.

Oliver and his egg

When Oliver finds an egg, he imagines the amazing adventures they will have together.

Jul 28, 2014
Monster needs a costume - a story by Czajak, Paul.

Monster needs a costume - a story

As Halloween nears, Monster tries out a variety of costumes, including a cowboy, a ballerina, and a ninja, but finally comes up with the perfect idea.

Jul 30, 2014
Watch out for the crocodile by Moroni, Lisa, 1983- author.

Watch out for the crocodile

Tora and her father set out to go camping, as Tora imagines a forest filled with all sorts of wild animals and tries to convince her father that they're real.

Jul 30, 2014
Let's visit Maui! by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Maui!

A picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities.

Jul 31, 2014
Whoosh and Chug! by Braun, Sebastien, author, illustrator.

Whoosh and Chug!

"Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day"--

Jul 31, 2014
Princesses are not just pretty by Lum, Kate.

Princesses are not just pretty

"When Princesses Mellie, Allie, and Libby begin to argue about which princess is the prettiest, they decide to hold a contest. But of course, the girls get side-tracked helping others on their way to the contest leaving Princess Mellie as the muddiest, Princess Allie as the yuckiest, and Princess Libby as the drippiest. But due to their kindness, the princesses win in the end"--

Jul 31, 2014
The only Alex Addleston in all these mountains by Solheim, James.

The only Alex Addleston in all these mountains

From the moment they meet in their Flatt Mountain kindergarten classroom Alex and Alexia are best friends, and even though they are later separated for six years, their friendship remains unbroken.

Jul 31, 2014
On my way to school by Maizes, Sarah.

On my way to school

Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.

Jul 31, 2014
Monster needs a Christmas tree by Czajak, Paul.

Monster needs a Christmas tree

On the day before Christmas, Monster knows he needs a special tree but there are so many fun things to do, including having a snowball fight, sledding, and visiting Santa, that finding the perfect tree may take some creativity.

Jul 31, 2014
Mix it up! by Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.

Mix it up!

Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page.

Jul 31, 2014
Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' Wedding by Wells, Rosemary/ Wells, Rosemary (ILT)

Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' Wedding

Jul 31, 2014
Louise Loves Art by Light, Kelly/ Light, Kelly (ILT)

Louise Loves Art

Jul 31, 2014
Little Elliot, big city by Curato, Mike, author, illustrator.

Little Elliot, big city

Elliot the little elephant has a hard time with a lot of things in the city he loves until he meets Mouse, who is even smaller--and hungrier.

Jul 31, 2014
Moosey Moose by Raschka, Christopher

Moosey Moose

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Paris! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Paris!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Paris, France.

Jul 31, 2014
The little school bus by Cuyler, Margery.

The little school bus

A happy little school bus and Driver Bob wake up early to pick up children, drop them off at school, then head to the garage for some minor repairs.

Jul 31, 2014
A library book for Bear by Becker, Bonny, author.

A library book for Bear

Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.

Jul 31, 2014
Toot and Pop! by Braun, Sebastien.

Toot and Pop!

Little tugboat Pop is happy to help the big boats like Toot out of the harbor--even if Toot thinks he can do it himself.

Jul 31, 2014
Ola by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Ola

When Ola, a Norwegian boy, dons his skis in search of adventure, he meets new friends, joins a wedding party, encounters a howling dragon, and learns folklore from fishermen as they pull codfish from the icy waters.

Jul 31, 2014
A New Reindeer Friend (Disney Frozen) by RH Disney (COR)

A New Reindeer Friend (Disney Frozen)

Jul 31, 2014
Nana in the City by Castillo, Lauren

Nana in the City

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit London! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit London!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of London, England.

Jul 31, 2014
The Twins' Little Sister by Yum, Hyewon

The Twins' Little Sister

Jul 31, 2014
Monster needs his sleep by Czajak, Paul, author.

Monster needs his sleep

Monster needs to go to sleep but keeps finding things to stay awake for until, finally, he admits that he is afraid of the dark and gets help with his bedtime problem.

Jul 31, 2014
My pet rattlesnake by Hayes, Joe.

My pet rattlesnake

After saving a rattlesnake's life out in the desert, Joe discovers the snake has followed him home and although his father is annoyed and the neighbors terrified, the snake soon proves his worth as a pet and protector.

Jul 31, 2014
Tale of the brave by Awdry, W.

Tale of the brave

Thomas and his friends face their fears as they encounter giant footprints, myserious shadows, and other strange things on the Island of Sodor.

Jul 31, 2014
Roland Humphrey is Wearing a WHAT? by Kiernan-Johnson, Eillen

Roland Humphrey is Wearing a WHAT?

Jul 31, 2014
Nighty night Little Green Monster by Emberley, Ed.

Nighty night Little Green Monster

"With the turn of every die-cut page, see Little Green Monster's face gradually appear. Then, as the stars come out, get ready to say good night!"--P. [4] of cover.

Jul 31, 2014
Remy and Lulu by Hawkes, Kevin.

Remy and Lulu

A down-on-his-luck painter with poor eyesight teams up with a dog with a knack for painting portraits.

Jul 31, 2014
Watch out for the crocodile by Moroni, Lisa, 1983- author.

Watch out for the crocodile

Tora and her father set out to go camping, as Tora imagines a forest filled with all sorts of wild animals and tries to convince her father that they're real.

Jul 31, 2014
No nap! yes nap! by Palatini, Margie, author.

No nap! yes nap!

"Follow Mommy on her quest to settle Baby down for a nap as Baby dashes from family room to living room, both on the table and under it, through the kitchen and even hiding in the laundry basket"--

Jul 31, 2014
Oliver and his egg by Schmid, Paul.

Oliver and his egg

When Oliver finds an egg, he imagines the amazing adventures they will have together.

Jul 31, 2014
The Nuts - bedtime at the Nut house by Litwin, Eric.

The Nuts - bedtime at the Nut house

"Mama Nut says it's bedtime, but Hazel Nut and Wally Nut just aren't quite ready to stop the fun and go to bed"--

Jul 31, 2014
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks! by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!

"All the dinosaurs play nicely, except Tyrannosaurus Wrecks"--

Jul 31, 2014
The tooth fairy wars by Coombs, Kate.

The tooth fairy wars

A determined young boy and a no-nonsense Tooth Fairy tussle over who gets to keep his baby teeth.

Jul 31, 2014
This Orq - He Cave Boy by Elliott, David/ Nichols, Lori (ILT)

This Orq - He Cave Boy

Jul 31, 2014
Pardon me! by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Pardon me!

A bird tries to keep his spot to himself, but discovers that the spot is very popular with the other animals.

Jul 31, 2014
Out of the blue by Jay, Alison, author.

Out of the blue

When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back to sea. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses, and items that wash up on beaches.

Jul 31, 2014
Mister Bud wears the cone by Goodrich, Carter, author, illustrator.

Mister Bud wears the cone

"Mister Bud and Zorro have learned how to get along. They made it through Zorro's outfit. But now Mister Bud has to wear...the cone"--

Jul 31, 2014
Maya was grumpy by Pippin-Mathur, Courtney.

Maya was grumpy

Maya doesn't know why she's grumpy. She's just in a cranky, grumpy, grouchy mood. Luckily, Gramma isn't ruffled by Maya's mood. She reminds Maya of all the fun things she might miss out on because of her grumpiness. Will Gramma's silly suggestions coax Maya out of her miserable mood?

Jul 31, 2014
Very Little Red Riding Hood by Heapy, Teresa/ Heap, Sue (ILT)

Very Little Red Riding Hood

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Venice! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Venice!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Venice, Italy.

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Rome! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Rome!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Rome, Italy.

Jul 31, 2014
The man who didn't wash his dishes. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney. by Krasilovsky, Phyllis.

The man who didn't wash his dishes. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.

Beginning reader.

Jul 31, 2014
My pet book by Staake, Bob, 1957- author, illustrator.

My pet book

A boy's search for the perfect pet leads him to the bookstore, where he finds a bright red book that becomes his best friend.

Jul 31, 2014
Spider sandwiches by Freedman, Claire.

Spider sandwiches

Monster Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy, and sticky, but his favorite snack is squirmy spider sandwiches.

Jul 31, 2014
Wazdot? by Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator.

Wazdot?

An alien is mystified by the sights and sounds of Earth, but a decoder beam helps identify such oddities as a pig, vegetables, and a tractor.

Jul 31, 2014
Welcome to the Family by Hoffman, Mary/ Asquith, Ros (ILT)

Welcome to the Family

Jul 31, 2014
Who wants a cheap rhinoceros? by Silverstein, Shel, author.

Who wants a cheap rhinoceros?

ANIMAL STORIES. A rhino makes the best kind of friend in this 50th Anniversary Edition of a cherished classic from Shel Silverstein. Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein's loving look at the joys of rhino ownership may convince you to be the lucky person who takes home this very, very unusual pet. This 50th Anniversary Edition features jacket art from the original 1964 edition, plus a commemorative anniversa

Jul 31, 2014
Chicka chicka boom boom by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004, author.

Chicka chicka boom boom

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.

Jul 31, 2014
Bow-Wow bugs a bug by Newgarden, Mark.

Bow-Wow bugs a bug

A wordless picture book about a persistent terrier who spends a day following a bug through his neighborhood.

Jul 31, 2014
Down by the barn by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

Down by the barn

Ride with the tractor driver around the farm to pick up all of the animals.

Jul 31, 2014
Flood by Villa, Alvaro F.

Flood

A beautiful wordless picture book about the effects of a flood on a family and their home.

Jul 31, 2014
Dog days of school by DiPucchio, Kelly.

Dog days of school

Tired of school, Charlie envies his dog and wishes he could be a dog, too, but when his wish comes true he discovers that his life was not all bad.

Jul 31, 2014
Hooray for hat! by Won, Brian.

Hooray for hat!

Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own.

Jul 31, 2014
Hello, Moon! by Simon, Francesca, author.

Hello, Moon!

At bedtime, a little boy asks the moon if it likes some of his favorite activities.

Jul 31, 2014
It's okay to make mistakes by Parr, Todd, author, illustrator.

It's okay to make mistakes

Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there were mistakes along the way.

Jul 31, 2014
Edda - a little Valkyrie's first day of school by Auerbach, Adam, author, illustrator.

Edda - a little Valkyrie's first day of school

Edda, the littlest Valkyrie, leaves the magical land of Asgard to attend school in hopes of making a friend her own age, but feels like an outcast until she finds her courage and learns that being different makes her special.

Jul 31, 2014
Just my lost treasure by Mayer, Mercer, 1943-

Just my lost treasure

"Little Critter is searching for a missing sock all over the house, the yard, and the neighborhood. But even he is surprised by all the lost treasures he finds during his hunt!"--From publisher's web site.

Jul 31, 2014
Jack by dePaola, Tomie/ dePaola, Tomie (ILT)

Jack

Jul 31, 2014
I'm Brave! by McMullan, Kate/ McMullan, Jim (ILT)

I'm Brave!

Jul 31, 2014
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories by Seuss, Dr.

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories

"A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines in the 1950s. Includes an introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen"--

Jul 31, 2014
The Heaven of Animals by Tillman, Nancy

The Heaven of Animals

Jul 31, 2014
Firebird by Copeland, Misty.

Firebird

American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

Jul 31, 2014
Fiona's Lace by Polacco, Patricia/ Polacco, Patricia (ILT)

Fiona's Lace

Jul 31, 2014
Elmer and the monster by McKee, David.

Elmer and the monster

"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise"--

Jul 31, 2014
Draw! by Colon, Raul/ Colon, Raul (ILT)

Draw!

Jul 31, 2014
Just like my Papa by Buzzeo, Toni.

Just like my Papa

A lion cub wants to emulate his father, the king of the pride.

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Athens! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Athens!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Athens, Greece.

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Cairo! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Cairo!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Cairo, Egypt.

Jul 31, 2014
Doug unplugs on the farm by Yaccarino, Dan.

Doug unplugs on the farm

"Doug the robot takes a hands-on approach to learning about farm life when the family car gets stuck in a ditch on the way to visit the grandbots"--

Jul 31, 2014
Andrew draws by McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.

Andrew draws

Andrew's scribbles with a crayon he found become better and better until he is making drawings so realistic that they come right off the page.

Jul 31, 2014
The last king of Angkor Wat by Base, Graeme.

The last king of Angkor Wat

Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed each one's strengths and weaknesses. Includes search-and-find illustrations and a brief history of the "City of Temples."

Jul 31, 2014
Fred's beds by Samuels, Barbara.

Fred's beds

Zelda's beagle, Fred, has many napping places, which he makes great use of before, during, and after her birthday party.

Jul 31, 2014
Digger and Tom! by Braun, Sebastien.

Digger and Tom!

The building site will not be ready until one last rock is removed, and although the big machines all have a go at it, only Little Digger has what it takes to get the job done--with some encouragement from Tom, the dump truck.

Jul 31, 2014
Cowboy camp by Sauer, Tammi.

Cowboy camp

Although Avery cannot eat the right grub, is allergic to horses, and gets rope burns from lassos, he learns at camp that he is uniquely qualified in the most important cowboy quality.

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Dublin! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Dublin!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Dublin, Ireland.

Jul 31, 2014
Bluebird by Yankey, Lindsey, author, illustrator.

Bluebird

PICTURE STORYBOOKS. The wind is missing! Little Bluebird has never flown without her friend the wind before and is afraid to try. So she sets off an adventure to find it. Is it making wishes with the dandelions? Playing with the kites? Tickling the grass? Dancing with the balloons? She searches everywhere. In the end, she finds more than her favourite friend - she finds confidence too!. Ages 0+

Jul 31, 2014
Eric's big day - a bicycle race unlike any other by Waters, Rod.

Eric's big day - a bicycle race unlike any other

A little boy named Eric rides his bicycle through his village to join his friend Emily for a picnic. As Eric pedals from his house, his trip is slowed as he aids wayward bike riders using helpful items from his backpack. The faster he rides to meet Emily, the more delays he encounters, until he tears off in a burst of speed. The cheers of a crowd surprise Eric; he has won a bike race! But where oh where is Emily?

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Barcelona! by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Barcelona!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Barcelona, Spain.

Jul 31, 2014
Let's paint! by Alborozo, Gabriel, author.

Let's paint!

Jul 31, 2014
Let's Visit Edinburgh! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's Visit Edinburgh!

Jul 31, 2014
Let's visit Istanbul! by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Istanbul!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Istanbul, Turkey.

Jul 31, 2014
Doggy Dog by Raschka, Christopher

Doggy Dog

Jul 31, 2014
Dino-Boarding by Wheeler, Lisa/ Gott, Barry (ILT)

Dino-Boarding

Jul 31, 2014
Clammy Clam by Raschka, Christopher

Clammy Clam

Jul 31, 2014
Circle, Square, Moose by Bingham, Kelly/ Zelinsky, Paul O. (ILT)

Circle, Square, Moose

Jul 31, 2014
Catch that cookie! by Durand, Hallie.

Catch that cookie!

Marshall refuses to believe that gingerbread men can run, even after a series of clues leads his class on a riddle-filled gingerbread cookie hunt.

Jul 31, 2014
Buggy Bug by Raschka, Christopher

Buggy Bug

Jul 31, 2014
Brothers by McPhail, David

Brothers

Jul 31, 2014
Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors by Newgarden, Mark/ Cash, Megan Montague

Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors

Jul 31, 2014
And Two Boys Booed by Viorst, Judith/ Blackall, Sophie (ILT)

And Two Boys Booed

Jul 31, 2014
First Day at Zoo School by Dillard, Sarah/ Dillard, Sarah (ILT)

First Day at Zoo School

Jul 31, 2014
Bella, lost and found by O'Rourke, Ryan, author, illustrator.

Bella, lost and found

"Bella, an indoor cat, gets lost on a sea adventure"--

Jul 31, 2014
Cat napped! by Hernandez, Leeza, author, illustrator.

Cat napped!

A lost pet cat finds her way home with help from a kindly passerby and the animal shelter.

Jul 31, 2014
Earth Space Moon Base by Price, Ben Joel

Earth Space Moon Base

Jul 31, 2014
Curious George chasing waves by Rey, Margret

Curious George chasing waves

George, the Man in the Yellow Hat, and Marco head to the beach and dig for clams, swim with dolphins, and bury treasure, but when the water comes in and takes their treasure away, they learn all about tides.

Jul 31, 2014
I stink! by McMullan, Kate.

I stink!

A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.

Jul 31, 2014
The crocodile who didn't like water by Merino, Gemma, author, illustrator.

The crocodile who didn't like water

A little crocodile cannot get himself to like water, and then finds out the reason why.

Jul 31, 2014