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Blown away by Biddulph, Rob, author, illustrator.

Blown away

An unexpected adventure with his friends and a kite convinces Penguin Blue that he is not built for flying, and that he belongs on solid ice.

Jan 21, 2015
My three best friends and me, Zulay by Best, Cari.

My three best friends and me, Zulay

"Zulay is a blind girl who longs to be able to run in the race on field and track day at her school"--

Jan 21, 2015
Me & dog by Weingarten, Gene.

Me & dog

"For one dog, a boy is his everything"--

Jan 21, 2015
Ewe and Aye by Ryan, Candace.

Ewe and Aye

Ewe and Aye are very different but both dream of flying, so when Ewe's love of wheels and Aye's knowledge of wings come together they finally get off the ground.

Jan 21, 2015
Curious George's 5-minute stories by Rey, Margret/ Rey, H. A.

Curious George's 5-minute stories

Presents thirteen stories featuring the ingenious little monkey that can be read aloud in under five minutes.

Jan 21, 2015
The Christmas show by Patterson, Rebecca, author.

The Christmas show

Not paying attention to his responsibilities for the school Christmas play, a little boy messes up on the big night.

Jan 21, 2015
A bed for bear by McFarland, Clive, author, illustrator.

A bed for bear

While searching for a new place to hibernate, Bernard the bear disrupts the homes of several forest animals.

Jan 21, 2015
5 minute Christmas stories. by Sykes, Julie/ Hendry, Diana/ Walters, Catherine/ Butler, M. Christina/ Freedman, Claire

5 minute Christmas stories.

Gathers ten Christmans stories featuring Santa Claus, animals, wintry weather, holiday decorations, and related topics.

Jan 21, 2015
Worst in Show by Bee, William/ Hindley, Kate (ILT)

Worst in Show

Jan 21, 2015
Betty goes bananas by Antony, Steve, author, illustrator.

Betty goes bananas

Betty the gorilla gets very upset when she is unable to peel her banana, and every effort Mr. Toucan makes to help her only seems to make things worse.

Jan 21, 2015
The Christmas show by Patterson, Rebecca, author, artist.

The Christmas show

Everyone has been practicing very hard for the nativity play, but when the curtain rises, no one's expecting one of the shepherds to steal the show!

Jan 22, 2015
5 minute Christmas stories. by

5 minute Christmas stories.

Jan 22, 2015
Rafa was my robot by Dellevoet, Alexandra, author.

Rafa was my robot

Jacob and his robot Rafa do everything together, but one day, Rafa begins to slow down, becoming weaker with each day, and Jacob, unable to find a cure for his friend, must come to terms with possibly losing him.

Jan 22, 2015
Oh my, oh no! by Charrier, Lisa, author.

Oh my, oh no!

When disaster results every time a little girl tries to do nice things for her mother, she finds that although her mother doesn't understand her intentions, she loves her anyway.

Jan 22, 2015
Melric and the petnapping by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Melric and the petnapping

When the king's pink troon and other unusual palace pets disappear, Melric the Magician is charged with catching the petnapper and restoring even the most funny-looking pets to their place at court.

Jan 22, 2015
Madame Martine by Brannen, Sarah S, author, illustrator.

Madame Martine

On a chase to retrieve her new dog, a longtime resident of Paris ascends the Eiffel Tower for the first time, discovering how much beauty she has been missing all these years and deciding to try something new each week.

Jan 22, 2015
Field-trip fiasco by Danneberg, Julie, 1958- author.

Field-trip fiasco

Mrs. Hartwell is taking her class on a field trip to the zoo, and because of the fiasco last time she has prepared a list of tips to deal with anticipated disasters--but will they work?

Jan 22, 2015
Curious George - windy delivery by Nuchi, Adah, author.

Curious George - windy delivery

When a big snowstorm endangers Bill's newspaper delivery business, his monkey friend George helps him distribute the papers using a tobaggan and wind power.

Jan 22, 2015
Chizi's tale - the true story of an orphaned black rhino by Jones, Jack, author.

Chizi's tale - the true story of an orphaned black rhino

Jan 22, 2015
When Emily Carr met Woo by Kulling, Monica, author.

When Emily Carr met Woo

Presents a fictionalized account of the relationship between the eccentric artist Emily Carr and her pet monkey, Woo.

Jan 22, 2015
I like animals by Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach, 1917- author, illustrator.

I like animals

A boy who likes animals of all kinds says that when he grows up he will have a zoo or pet shop, or be a farmer of woodsman, and lists the animals he would have or see in each case.

Jan 22, 2015
A Violin for Elva by Ray, Mary Lyn/ Tusa, Tricia (ILT)

A Violin for Elva

Jan 23, 2015
A Poem in Your Pocket by McNamara, Margaret/ Karas, G. Brian (ILT)

A Poem in Your Pocket

Jan 23, 2015
A fine dessert / Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

A fine dessert / Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat

Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.

Jan 23, 2015
Whale trails, before and now by Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Whale trails, before and now

A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the conservation movement to ensure the safety of whales.

Jan 26, 2015
Harlem Renaissance Party by Ringgold, Faith/ Ringgold, Faith (ILT)

Harlem Renaissance Party

Jan 26, 2015
The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru by Bond, Michael, author.

The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru

A collection of best-loved tales featuring the bear from Peru includes "Paddington at the Zoo," in which Paddington's marmalade sandwiches prove to be irresistable to the zoo animals.

Jan 26, 2015
Harlem Renaissance party by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

Harlem Renaissance party

Lonnie and his uncle journey back in time to the Harlem Renaissance.

Jan 27, 2015
Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! by Maloney, Brenna/ Maloney, Brenna (ILT)

Ready Rabbit Gets Ready!

Jan 27, 2015
A violin for Elva by Ray, Mary Lyn.

A violin for Elva

As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music but many years pass before her dream can come true.

Jan 27, 2015
A poem in your pocket by McNamara, Margaret, author.

A poem in your pocket

Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

Jan 27, 2015
A fine dessert - four centuries, four families, one delicious treat by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

A fine dessert - four centuries, four families, one delicious treat

Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.

Jan 27, 2015
Oh my, oh no! by Charrier, Lisa, author.

Oh my, oh no!

Jan 27, 2015
Melric and the petnapping by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Melric and the petnapping

The king's beloved pet troon has vanished along with all the other unusual pets in the palace. The king commands Melric to find the pets, and fast. Melric joins forces with his cousin Guz, and they soon discover that Sondrak the sorcerer is behind the petnappings. Can Melric and Guz use their magic to outwit the cunning Sondrak?

Jan 27, 2015
New shoes by Meyer, Susan, 1960-

New shoes

"In this historical fiction picture book, Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte, both African American, start their own shoe store when they learn that they cannot try on shoes at the shoe store"--

Jan 27, 2015
Rafa was my robot by Dellevoet, Alexandra, author.

Rafa was my robot

Jacob and his robot Rafa do everything together, but one day, Rafa begins to slow down, becoming weaker with each day, and Jacob, unable to find a cure for his friend, must come to terms with possibly losing him.

Jan 27, 2015
My three best friends and me, Zulay by Best, Cari, author.

My three best friends and me, Zulay

"Zulay is a blind girl who longs to be able to run in the race on field and track day at her school"--

Jan 27, 2015
Ruby Valentine saves the day by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Ruby Valentine saves the day

Ruby invites everyone to a grand Valentine's Day party at her mountaintop home, but when a blizzard keeps her guests away, she decides to take the carefully planned party into town.

Jan 27, 2015
Smick by Cronin, Doreen/ Medina, Juana (ILT)

Smick

Jan 27, 2015
Me & dog by Weingarten, Gene.

Me & dog

"For one dog, a boy is his everything"--

Jan 27, 2015
First snow by McCarty, Peter, author, illustrator.

First snow

When Pedro comes from far away to visit his cousins, who are eager to introduce him to snow, all Pedro can think about at first is how much he dislikes cold.

Jan 27, 2015
Hug me by Ciraolo, Simona, author.

Hug me

Felipe the cactus just wants a hug, but his family is not the touchy-feely kind, so he goes out into the world to find a friend and maybe get that long awaited hug.

Jan 27, 2015
Peppa Pig and the great vacation. by

Peppa Pig and the great vacation.

"Have some vacation fun with Peppa and her family"--Page 4 of cover.

Jan 27, 2015
Ollie's first year by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Ollie's first year

A playful, young otter learns how to paddle with his hind feet, use his powerful tail as a rudder, and root in the river bottom mud for crayfish.

Jan 27, 2015
The New Small Person by Child, Lauren

The New Small Person

Jan 27, 2015
The little moon raven by Pfister, Marcus.

The little moon raven

Little Raven was last to hatch in the nest and the last to learn to fly, but he was the first to be teased and ridiculed. His only wish was to fly and play with the others, so one day he took a dare and, to show his courage, Little Raven decides to fly to the moon.

Jan 27, 2015
Latke, the lucky dog by Fischer, Ellen, 1947-

Latke, the lucky dog

"A family rescues a dog from a shelter during Hanukkah, and the pup proceeds to create holiday hijinks as he gets used to his new home"--

Jan 27, 2015
If you give a mouse an iPhone by Droyd, Ann, author.

If you give a mouse an iPhone

If you give in to temptation and give a bored little mouse your iPhone, even for ten minutes, he's probably going to beam to some faraway place beyond time, space, and the sound of your pleading voice. And if he's that far gone, he won't have any idea what's going on around him, and he might end up missing out on all the real fun. From the New York Times-bestselling author of Goodnight iPad comes a delightful new commentary on the perils of our tech-obsessed lives and a fully charged romp for re

Jan 27, 2015
I want to be a ballerina by Membrino, Anna, author.

I want to be a ballerina

Mia's big sister teaches her that there is more to being a ballerina than just putting on the right clothes.

Jan 27, 2015
Henry Holton takes the ice by Bradley, Sandra, author.

Henry Holton takes the ice

Henry Holton comes from an ice hockey-obsessed family, but despite his comfort on the ice, his aspirations lead him to pursue another sport--ice dancing.

Jan 27, 2015
Freedom's school by Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Freedom's school

Hungry for learning, Lizzie and her brother Paul attend a new school built for freed slaves.

Jan 27, 2015
DC super friends little Golden Book favorites by Wrecks, Billy, author.

DC super friends little Golden Book favorites

Collects three stories of the superheroes, including "Big Heroes!," in which Lex Luthor uses a device to shrink the Super Friends down to the size of ants.

Jan 27, 2015
The Crown Affair by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.

The Crown Affair

Just before the Mother Gooseland Games, hard-boiled detective Joe Dumpty is called upon to solve the mystery of what made Jack and Jill fall down the hill--and who took Jack's prized crown after the fall.

Jan 27, 2015
Count With Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep! by Cousins, Lucy

Count With Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep!

Jan 27, 2015
Click, Clack, Peep! by Cronin, Doreen/ Lewin, Betsy (ILT)

Click, Clack, Peep!

Jan 27, 2015
Class trip. by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

Class trip.

Peppa Pig and her friends go on a school field trip to the mountains.

Jan 27, 2015
Chicken clicking by Willis, Jeanne, author.

Chicken clicking

One night Chick hops into the farmer's house to use his computer, and before she knows it, she's shopping online for the entire farm.

Jan 27, 2015
How to catch a star by Jeffers, Oliver.

How to catch a star

Eager to have a star of his own, a boy devises imaginative ways of catching one.

Jan 27, 2015
The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru by Bond, Michael, author.

The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru

A collection of best-loved tales featuring the bear from Peru includes "Paddington at the Zoo," in which Paddington's marmalade sandwiches prove to be irresistable to the zoo animals.

Jan 27, 2015
Whale trails - before and now by Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Whale trails - before and now

A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the conservation movement to ensure the safety of whales.

Jan 27, 2015
Zeraffa giraffa by Hofmeyr, Dianne, author.

Zeraffa giraffa

This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826. A young boy, Atir, takes care of Zeraffa on her epic journey and the sailors sing songs as she gazes down at them. In France, Atir leads her through the countryside, and thousands of people marvel at Zeraffa. Paris falls in love with Zeraffa. The King builds her a special house in the Jardin des Plantes. On warm nights, the young princess visits, while Atir whispers stories to Zeraffa of

Jan 27, 2015
The Yes by Bee, Sarah.

The Yes

A great, orange thing called the Yes leaves his cozy nest and sets out for a Where he must reach, but he is surrounded by swarms of Nos, flimsy creatures that try to stop him every step of the way.

Jan 27, 2015
Super heroes storybook collection. by

Super heroes storybook collection.

A collection of twenty-one origins tales shares the personal stories of how some Marvel superheroes gained their powers and engaged in famous battles.

Jan 27, 2015
Princess adventure stories by

Princess adventure stories

Features seventeen tales of adventure and bravery starring such favorite Disney princesses as Belle, Ariel, and Rapunzel.

Jan 27, 2015
Disney Pixar storybook collection. by

Disney Pixar storybook collection.

"Zoom through space with WALL-E, rev your engine with Lightning McQueen, and take to the skies with Russell and Carl! Twenty action-packed stories feature all the excitement of the most popular Disney*Pixar films. Join Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Nemo, and all your favorites on one thrilling journey after another!"--P. [4] of cover.

Jan 27, 2015
Zombie in love 2+1 by DiPucchio, Kelly.

Zombie in love 2+1

"Zombie lovebirds Mortimer and Mildred discover a baby on their doorstep. They're worried sick when the baby sleeps through the night and hardly ever cries. How will they teach him to be a proper zombie child?"--

Jan 27, 2015
Yoda - the story of a cat and his kittens by Stern, Beth, author.

Yoda - the story of a cat and his kittens

Sometimes ... miracles have bright blue eyes, a long fluffy tail, soft white fur, and are named... Yoda.

Jan 27, 2015
Must. Push. Buttons! by Good, Jason, author.

Must. Push. Buttons!

Illustrations and simple text reveal what a toddler is thinking while going through a typical day.

Jan 27, 2015
Unnatural selections by Edwards, Wallace, author.

Unnatural selections

A traveling artist presents his renditions of such mixed-up creatures as a hawkodile, tyrabbosaurus rex, and catfish.

Jan 27, 2015
Square cat ABC by Schoonmaker, Elizabeth, author, illustrator.

Square cat ABC

Eula, the square cat, grows many vegetables in her garden but cannot be persuaded to like spinach.

Jan 27, 2015
The snowman and the snowdog by Audus, Hilary, author.

The snowman and the snowdog

"In the middle of winter, a little boy's Snowman and Snowdog come to life and take him on a breathtaking and magical adventure."--Page 4 of cover.

Jan 27, 2015
Naptime by Moüy, Iris de, 1975- author.

Naptime

"All of the animals in the jungle are grumpy--no, they will not take a nap! But one little girl may know just what to do to make sure these creatures can get some much-needed shut-eye."--Publisher.

Jan 27, 2015
Mouse house tales by Pearson, Susan.

Mouse house tales

Mouse's friends help her build and decorate a new home, but as soon as she settles in she begins to hear strange noises.

Jan 27, 2015
Marvel little Golden Book favorites. by

Marvel little Golden Book favorites.

Jan 27, 2015
Kay Kay's alphabet safari by Sullivan, Dana, 1958- author, illustrator.

Kay Kay's alphabet safari

Kay Kay decides to paint a picture of an animal for each letter of the alphabet on the bright white walls of a new classroom in his village of Bungoma, Kenya, but deciding which animals to portray may be a problem.

Jan 27, 2015
Jolly snow by Hissey, Jane, author, artist.

Jolly snow

Old Bear and the other toy animals wait for snow, but when it doesn't come they make a blizzard of snow in the house with flour, with bubbles, and with feathers.

Jan 27, 2015
Irene's wish by Nolen, Jerdine.

Irene's wish

"From award-winning author Jerdine Nolen comes a tale of a little girl who wishes for her father to be home more, but she never expects her wish to come true the way it does"--

Jan 27, 2015
I want to go home! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator.

I want to go home!

When the Royal Family moves to a new castle, Little Princess misses her old room.

Jan 27, 2015
I love Mom by Walsh, Joanna.

I love Mom

Animal characters celebrate mothers, especially ones who play fun games, have bright smiles, and kiss hurt knees.

Jan 27, 2015
I love dogs by Stainton, Sue.

I love dogs

A celebration of the many types of dogs and the different shapes, sizes, textures, and temperaments they can have.

Jan 27, 2015
Good luck baby owls by Milton, Giles.

Good luck baby owls

Two little owls want to learn to fly--to fly high in the sky. But kind Daddy Owl says: "Not yet. You're far too small." This lyrical story about little ones impatient to become big will resonate with children everywhere. Stunning collage paintings perfectly capture the warmth and energy of the irresistible babies as they stretch and grow and prepare to test their wings.

Jan 27, 2015
A good home for Max by Terada, Junzō, 1961- author, illustrator.

A good home for Max

Tabi, the little mouse who lives in the general store and cares for the toys, wants his friend Max, the blue dog, to find a good home.

Jan 27, 2015
The golden plate by Watts, Bernadette.

The golden plate

While Isobel is playing with her best friend's beautiful doll house, she takes the golden plate home without asking permission. But the plate doesn't look right in Isobel's doll house and she feels guilty. Her mother helps her find a solution that makes Isobel feel better.

Jan 27, 2015
Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard by Dean, Janice, 1970- author.

Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard

Freddy the frogcaster needs to warn the frogs about the blizzard blowing toward Lilypad.

Jan 27, 2015
Freddy the frogcaster by Dean, Janice, 1970- author.

Freddy the frogcaster

The town picnic is almost ruined when a storm catches the new Frog News Network frogcaster by surprise. It's up to Freddy to save the day!

Jan 27, 2015
Father's Chinese opera by Lo, Rich, author, illustrator.

Father's Chinese opera

"A little boy wishes to join his father's Chinese opera but learns that you must work hard in order to reach your goals. With an author's note at the end"--

Jan 27, 2015
The everlasting embrace by Emanuel, Gabrielle.

The everlasting embrace

A young child describes her experiences of life in Mali as she spends a day carried in a blanket on her mother's back.

Jan 27, 2015
Dear Mr. Washington by Cullen, Lynn, author.

Dear Mr. Washington

In April, 1796, young Charlotte Stuart writes a series of letters to George Washington, whose portrait is being painted by her father, reporting on her efforts and those of her brothers to follow the rules of good behavior in the book Mr. Washington gave them. Includes historical notes.

Jan 27, 2015
Goodnight already! by John, Jory.

Goodnight already!

Bear has never been so tired but his next-door neighbor, a wide-awake duck, keeps disturbing his sleep.

Jan 27, 2015
Glamourpuss by Weeks, Sarah/ Small, David (ILT)

Glamourpuss

Jan 27, 2015
Finding Spring by Berger, Carin/ Berger, Carin (ILT)

Finding Spring

Jan 27, 2015
Supertruck by Savage, Stephen, 1965- author.

Supertruck

"When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?"--

Jan 27, 2015
Julia's house for lost creatures by Hatke, Ben, author.

Julia's house for lost creatures

Julie welcomes all lost and homeless creatures into her house, whether they be cats or trolls, ghosts or dragons, but soon realizes that each must have a chore in order for the arrangement to work.

Jan 27, 2015
Walt Disney's classic storybook. by

Walt Disney's classic storybook.

"Disney's timeless classics live on in this volume of tales featuring vintage artwork from the beloved storybooks of the 1950s and 1960s."--p. [4] cover.

Jan 27, 2015
Worst in show by Bee, William, author.

Worst in show

It's time for The Best Pet Monster in the World Competition and Albert can't wait to enter his very own monster, Sidney. But is sweet, well-behaved Sidney really the smelliest, dirtiest, most parasite-ridden monster of all?

Jan 27, 2015
Walt Disney's classic storybook. by

Walt Disney's classic storybook.

Collects classic Disney stories, including "Cinderella," "Peter Pan," and "Lady and the Tramp," along with lesser-known tales and over three hundred original illustrations.

Jan 27, 2015
What Forest knows by Lyon, George Ella, 1949- author.

What Forest knows

Follows the changing seasons in a forest as trees and animals are nourished and are dependent on each other.

Jan 27, 2015
When Otis courted Mama by Appelt, Kathi, 1954-

When Otis courted Mama

While his life seems perfectly good as it is, Cardell, a young coyote, learns to tolerate--and even like--the coyote that is courting his mother.

Jan 27, 2015
Wolfie the bunny by Dyckman, Ame.

Wolfie the bunny

When her parents find a baby wolf on their doorstep and decide to raise him as their own, Dot is certain he will eat them all up until a surprising encounter with a bear brings them closer together.

Jan 27, 2015
Where is the rocket? by Ziefert, Harriet.

Where is the rocket?

Illustrations and spare text take the reader on a journey in perspective that follows a rocket's travels from a child's bedroom to outer space and home again, emphasizing such concepts as near and far, above and below, middle, front, and back.

Jan 27, 2015
When the Wind Blows by Sweeney, Linda Booth/ Christy, Jana (ILT)

When the Wind Blows

Jan 27, 2015
Tumbleweed Baby by Myers, Anna, author.

Tumbleweed Baby

Long ago in Nowhere, Texas, Mama and Papa Upagainstit agree to take in the wild baby their five children find in a passing tumbleweed, despite the objections of the one who used to be "the littlest-of-all girl."

Jan 27, 2015
The Three Mouths of Little Tom Drum by Willard, Nancy/ Hawkes, Kevin (ILT)

The Three Mouths of Little Tom Drum

Jan 27, 2015
Three little owls by Luzzati, Emanuele, 1921-2007, author.

Three little owls

Three irrepressible little owls mischievously journey around the world for a year between Christmas holidays.

Jan 27, 2015
Sweetest Kulu by Kalluk, Celina, author.

Sweetest Kulu

"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants."--

Jan 27, 2015
Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories by

Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories

Collects ten bedtime stories that can each be read aloud in five minutes or less.

Jan 27, 2015
Superlove by Harper, Charise Mericle, author.

Superlove

"A little girl deems herself 'Superlove' and arranges a wedding between her cat Pinky and stuffed dog, much to Pinky's dismay"--

Jan 27, 2015
Strongheart - the world's first movie star dog by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Strongheart - the world's first movie star dog

When silent movie director Larry Trimble decides to put Strongheart, a police dog, into his movies as the lead actor, he must first train him to play with toys and walk like a regular dog, but Strongheart becomes a sensation until his military training leads to trouble, and possibly the end of his career. Includes author's note on the real Strongheart.

Jan 27, 2015
Start your engines - 5-minute stories. by

Start your engines - 5-minute stories.

A lively collection of free-wheeling fun, this jam-packed treasury features ten stories about bikes, cars, trains, and machines that can each be read aloud in five minutes flat. Whether they prefer semi trucks, tanker trucks, pickup trucks, or tow trucks, when on-the-go kids need a break from the hustle and bustle this story time collection is there to give them a lift!

Jan 27, 2015
Halloween scare in Indiana by James, Eric.

Halloween scare in Indiana

A fun and funny Halloween romp for children and parents alike! It's Halloween night, and creatures and critters from near and far are starting to gather outside the front door. And now here comes a whole army of monsters, on broomsticks, buses, and bikes, all clamoring in the darkness. What is it they want? Are they coming for you? This humorous, creative story is the perfect Halloween adventure for children and parents to share.

Jan 27, 2015
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Taylor, Sean/ Jullien, Jean (ILT)

Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise

Jan 27, 2015
Home by Ellis, Carson

Home

Jan 27, 2015
Here is the baby by Kanevsky, Polly.

Here is the baby

Follows a day in the life of a baby as he wakes up to the morning sun, has breakfast, goes with his father to the library and the grocery store, plays, has dinner, and finally goes to bed.

Jan 27, 2015
Happiness is ... by Pfister, Marcus, author.

Happiness is ...

Two mice share moments of happiness throughout the year, from winter snowflakes melting on their tongues to jumping in a pile of autumn leaves.

Jan 27, 2015
Hands say love by Shannon, George.

Hands say love

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal that hands, as they carry out ordinary tasks, are also showing love.

Jan 27, 2015
The green sea turtle by Müller, Isabel (Illustrator), author, illustrator.

The green sea turtle

Follows one green sea turtle for twenty years as it travels around the Indian Ocean and returns to its birthplace on Raine Island to lay eggs that will produce a new generation of sea turtles.

Jan 27, 2015
The great Thanksgiving escape by Fearing, Mark, author.

The great Thanksgiving escape

It's another Thanksgiving at Grandma's. Gavin expects a long day of boredom and being pestered by distantly related toddlers, but his cousin Rhonda has a different idea: make a break for it - out of the kids' room to the swing set in the backyard! Gavin isn't so sure, especially when they encounter vicious guard dogs (in homemade sweaters), a hallway full of overly affectionate aunts, and worse yet, the great wall of butts! Will they manage to avoid the obstacles and find some fun before turkey

Jan 27, 2015
The Gobblings by Roth, Matthue/ Eason, Rohan Daniel (ILT)

The Gobblings

Jan 27, 2015
Snowman's story by Hillenbrand, Will, illustrator, author.

Snowman's story

"One wintry day, a hat lands on the head of a newly made snowman and brings him to life. Hiding inside the hat is a rabbit, who listens to the snowman read a story to some animal friends. When the snowman falls asleep, the rabbit hops away with the book. But the snowman isn't about to let his story--or the mischievous rabbit--get away. The chase is on!"--Amazon website.

Jan 27, 2015
I Don't Want to Be a Frog by Petty, Dev/ Boldt, Mike (ILT)

I Don't Want to Be a Frog

Jan 27, 2015
How do dinosaurs stay safe? by Yolen, Jane.

How do dinosaurs stay safe?

A young dinosaur takes precautions in order to stay safe throughout the day, both at home and at play.

Jan 27, 2015
Field-trip fiasco by Danneberg, Julie, 1958- author.

Field-trip fiasco

Mrs. Hartwell is taking her class on a field trip to the zoo, and because of the fiasco last time she has prepared a list of tips to deal with anticipated disasters--but will they work?

Jan 27, 2015
Curious George - windy delivery by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George - windy delivery

Curious George and his friend Bill need to have one more day of perfect newspaper deliveries in order to win the town's Golden Pouch award. But how will they make their deliveries on time in the wind and snow?

Jan 27, 2015
Ewe and Aye by Ryan, Candace.

Ewe and Aye

Ewe and Aye are very different but both dream of flying, so when Ewe's love of wheels and Aye's knowledge of wings come together they finally get off the ground.

Jan 27, 2015
The duke who outlawed jelly beans - and other stories by Valentine, Johnny.

The duke who outlawed jelly beans - and other stories

A collection of five fairy tales about children with gay parents.

Jan 27, 2015
Madame Martine by Brannen, Sarah S., author, illustrator.

Madame Martine

On a chase to retrieve her new dog, a longtime resident of Paris ascends the Eiffel Tower for the first time, discovering how much beauty she has been missing all these years and deciding to try something new each week.

Jan 27, 2015
Daddy hugs by Tafuri, Nancy.

Daddy hugs

Various young woodland animals describe, in their own unique ways, what they love most about hugs from their fathers. Includes a list of creatures hidden in the pictures for readers to find.

Jan 27, 2015
A wonderful year by Bruel, Nick, author, illustrator.

A wonderful year

"A picture book comically following one girl through each of the four seasons"--

Jan 27, 2015
Where snowflakes fall by Freedman, Claire.

Where snowflakes fall

The glittering, icy world wakes up to the sun. In this fragile white land, a new day's begun.

Jan 27, 2015
Clark the Shark takes heart by Hale, Bruce, author.

Clark the Shark takes heart

"Clark tries to impress his crush with his usual enthusiasm but he discovers that being thoughtful is more important than being flashy when it comes to showing that he cares"--

Jan 27, 2015
When Emily Carr met Woo by Kulling, Monica, author.

When Emily Carr met Woo

When Emily Carr adopts a little monkey named Woo she brings great joy and plenty of mischief to the artist's life, but one day Woo's antics get her into serious trouble, giving Emily much cause for concern for her little friend.

Jan 27, 2015
Last stop on Market Street by de la Peña, Matt, author.

Last stop on Market Street

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

Jan 27, 2015
Cars - storybook collection. by

Cars - storybook collection.

Collection of stories features retellings of both movies, plus brand-new stories about Lighning McQueen, Mater, Sally, Guido and Luigi, and the rest of the gang.

Jan 27, 2015
Cat & Bunny by Lundquist, Mary/ Lundquist, Mary (ILT)

Cat & Bunny

Jan 27, 2015
The Buk Buk Buk Festival by Auch, Mary Jane/ Auch, Herm (ILT)

The Buk Buk Buk Festival

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute stories - Curious George by

5-minute stories - Curious George

Presents thirteen stories featuring the ingenious little monkey that can be read aloud in under five minutes.

Jan 27, 2015
Blown away by Biddulph, Rob, author, illustrator.

Blown away

An unexpected adventure with his friends and a kite convinces Penguin Blue that he is not built for flying, and that he belongs on solid ice.

Jan 27, 2015
A bed for bear by McFarland, Clive, author, illustrator.

A bed for bear

While searching for a new place to hibernate, Bernard the bear disrupts the homes of several forest animals.

Jan 27, 2015
Cavecat Pete by Dean, James/ Dean, James (ILT)

Cavecat Pete

Jan 27, 2015
Cats got talent by Barrett, Ron, author, illustrator.

Cats got talent

"When three cats find themselves homeless in an alley, they form a singing group with the hope that they will earn the love they need"--

Jan 27, 2015
A book is a book by Bornholdt, Jenny, 1960-

A book is a book

Books can be true and not true and sometimes they can be both at the same time. A book belongs in a library, on a bookshelf, in a bookshop, in your house. A story belongs wherever a story belongs. If it's Sunday and raining, a book is the perfect thing. Even a small book, because boredom can be very big.

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute spooky stories. by

5-minute spooky stories.

Collects twelve spooky short stories featuring Disney characters.

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute princess stories by

5-minute princess stories

Magical tales about princesses from different Walt Disney movies.

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute Minnie tales. by

5-minute Minnie tales.

Minnie Mouse stars in this collection of 12 tales, each of which can be read aloud in about five minutes.

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute Marvel Spider-Man stories. by

5-minute Marvel Spider-Man stories.

"The amazing Spider-Man faces off against the world's most fearsome super villains, but can Spidey swing into action and save the day in just five minutes? Each story is ideal for reading along in just around five minutes, making it perfect for bedtime or any time."--Page 4 of cover.

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute fairy tales. by

5-minute fairy tales.

Favorite Disney characters star in this collection of 12 adapted fairy tales that can be read aloud in about five minutes.

Jan 27, 2015
5-minute Marvel stories. by

5-minute Marvel stories.

A collection of familiar and new stories featuring the most popular of Marvel's Superheroes.

Jan 27, 2015
The best part of the day by Ban Breathnach, Sarah, author.

The best part of the day

Jan 27, 2015
A bed for Kitty by Surovec, Yasmine, author, illustrator.

A bed for Kitty

Kitty sleeps in unlikely places all around the house--but never in her own bed--until Chloe discovers the perfect sleeping arrangement.

Jan 27, 2015
The bear ate your sandwich by Sarcone-Roach, Julia, author, illustrator.

The bear ate your sandwich

"When a sandwich goes missing, it seems that a bear is the unlikely culprit"--

Jan 27, 2015
Ariel. Ariel's dolphin adventure by Spenser, Lyra.

Ariel. Ariel's dolphin adventure

Prince Eric builds a wall around the palace's lagoon in order to let Ariel's friends in but to keep dangerous sharks out. However, when a lost baby dolphin is found trapped in the lagoon, Eric realizes it's better to keep nature as it is, despite his best intentions. Flip the book over to read the story of Snow White's friend, Dopey, and his new friend, a caterpillar.

Jan 27, 2015
And away we go! by Ornia-Blanco, Miguel, author, illustrator.

And away we go!

"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone, too"--

Jan 27, 2015