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Two white rabbits by Buitrago, Jairo, author.

Two white rabbits

A young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their jour

Nov 21, 2015
What the dinosaurs did last night - a very messy adventure by Tuma, Refe.

What the dinosaurs did last night - a very messy adventure

Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls.

Nov 21, 2015
Very little Cinderella by Heapy, Teresa, author.

Very little Cinderella

Cinderella is a precocious toddler who is upset when her ugly sisters are off to a party without her, but her babysitter, a fairy godmother, comes to her rescue and takes her to the ball in a blue dress.

Nov 21, 2015
Archie the daredevil penguin by Rash, Andy, author, illustrator.

Archie the daredevil penguin

Archie has no fear except a secret one--the ocean and the creatures that lurk in it--so he tries over and over to invent a way to fly to Iceberg Nine, where his fellow penguins are having a fish fry.

Nov 21, 2015
Too many toys! by Deedman, Heidi, author, illustrator.

Too many toys!

"Ever since Lulu was a little baby, she has had Jupiter--her lovely, cuddly, most-favorite-ever teddy bear. But with each new birthday, she gets new toys. And with every passing Christmas, more new toys. Very soon, Lulu can barely fit in her own bed, and poor Jupiter feels very left out. Lulu simply has too many toys! So she decides to throw a very special party--a party for all her toys and all her friends!"--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 21, 2015
The bear report by Heder, Thyra, author, illustrator.

The bear report

Sophie is uninterested in writing a research report on polar bears until a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, where she learns all about the playful bear's habits and habitat, from glacier mice to Northern Lights.

Nov 21, 2015
Shark Detective! by Olien, Jessica, author, illustrator.

Shark Detective!

When Shark Detective finds a flier for a missing kitty, he sets out to discover what may have happened to the missing pet.

Nov 21, 2015
Robo-Sauce by Rubin, Adam, 1983-


A special sauce turns a boy into a robot, and he then transforms everyone and everything into robots, including the book.

Nov 21, 2015
The power of Henry's imagination by Byrne, Skye, author.

The power of Henry's imagination

When Henry's beloved stuffed rabbit, Raspberry, goes missing, he enlists his whole family to help him search for the missing toy. But Raspberry can't be found. Then Henry's grandfather suggests that Henry use his imagination to find his rabbit. Will the power of Henry's imagination bring Raspberry back? Or is Raspberry gone for good?

Nov 21, 2015
Oskar and the eight blessings by Simon, Richard, 1959-

Oskar and the eight blessings

A young Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany arrives in New York City on the seventh night of Hanukkah and receives small acts of kindness while exploring the city.

Nov 21, 2015
One day, the end - short, very short, shorter-than-ever stories by Dotlich, Rebecca Kai, author.

One day, the end - short, very short, shorter-than-ever stories

A little girl tells very short stories about herself, but her full adventures are revealed in the artwork.

Nov 21, 2015
How to share with a bear by Pinder, Eric, 1970- author.

How to share with a bear

One cold day, Thomas builds a cave of pillows and blankets where he can read, but when he goes to get a flashlight, a young "bear" goes inside and nothing Thomas does discourages the bear from being near him.

Nov 21, 2015
How the sun got to Coco's house by Graham, Bob, 1942- author, illustrator.

How the sun got to Coco's house

The sun makes its journey across the world to Coco's house to wake her up and follow her through another day.

Nov 21, 2015
A guide to sisters by Metcalf, Paula.

A guide to sisters

A big sister explains all there is to know about little sisters, divided into such categories as Fun and Games, Style, and Sharing.

Nov 21, 2015
A friend in the wild by Dougherty, Brandi, author.

A friend in the wild

What if the cataclysmic asteroid that forever changed life on Earth actually missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Inspired by Pixar Animation Studios latest film, The Good Dinosaur, this jacketed picture book features everyone's favorite new prehistoric characters and is complemented by stunning original artwork.

Nov 21, 2015
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Flo! by Molk, Laurel, author.

Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Flo!

Based in a classic nursery rhyme, four mice brothers attempt to catch animals, only to lose track of their sister, Flo, in the process.

Nov 21, 2015
Cock-a-doodle-doo-bop! by Black, Michael Ian, 1971-


"When Mel the rooster gets tired of his boring old cock-a-doodle-doo he decides to shake things up with something brand new--the cock-a-doodle-doo-bop! But not everyone on the barnyard is a fan of the new tune"--

Nov 21, 2015
Beyond the pond by Kuefler, Joseph, author, illustrator.

Beyond the pond

A boy discovers that the pond in his backyard contains a whole world ready to be explored.

Nov 21, 2015
Maisy goes on a plane by Cousins, Lucy, author, illustrator.

Maisy goes on a plane

Maisy is off on a journey to see her friend Ella, but Ella lives such a long way away. Maisy must go by plane and what an exciting trip it is! As she makes her way through security and steps on board, Maisy peeks in at the captain: what a lot of lights and buttons it takes to make a plane go! Maisy soon makes friends with Mr Percy and Betsy; and after drinks, magazines and a tricky toilet stop, the journey is over in no time!

Nov 21, 2015
Snowy Sunday by Root, Phyllis, author.

Snowy Sunday

"One very snowy Sunday, snowflakes as big as balls of wool are falling on Bonnie Bumble's farm. The cow, the duck, the hens, and even Spot the dog are all shivery and cold. "This will never d-d-d-do," says Bonnie with chattering teeth. So she gets busy with needles and wool and knits and knits--hats and scarves, beak-warmers and tail-warmers. But how can she get the sun to make everyone warm and toasty again?" --

Nov 21, 2015
Steve, raised by wolves by Chapman, Jared, author, illustrator.

Steve, raised by wolves

When Steve, who was raised by wolves, goes to school for the first time, he must find a balance between getting along with others and being himself.

Nov 21, 2015
The Nonsense Show by Carle, Eric, author, illustrator.

The Nonsense Show

"Ducks growing out of bananas? A mouse catching a cat? What's wrong with this book? Yes, there's something strange, something funny, and even downright preposterous on every page of this book. But it's not a mistake--it's nonsense! And it's also surrealism"--

Nov 21, 2015
One good deed by Fields, Terri, 1948- author.

One good deed

A young boy transforms his neighborhood by performing one good deed for his neighbor, which leads to a chain of kind and helpful actions.

Nov 21, 2015
Time for cranberries by Detlefsen, Lisl H.

Time for cranberries

Sam is finally old enough to help his parents harvest cranberries on their family farm in Wisconsin, from flooding the field to prepare the vines for the picking machine to delivering the fruit to receiving station. Includes recipes for cranberry sauce and cranberry pie, author's note, and glossary.

Nov 21, 2015
Bear and Squirrel are friends...yes, really! by Pilutti, Deb, author, illustrator.

Bear and Squirrel are friends...yes, really!

Although Squirrel's friends warn him that bears eat squirrels, and Bear's friends remind him that squirrels make a good midnight snack, their friendship remains strong.

Nov 21, 2015
It's raining bats & frogs by Colby, Rebecca, 1968- author.

It's raining bats & frogs

"What's a witch to do when a rainstorm threatens the Halloween Parade? Make it fun, that's what!"--Back cover

Nov 24, 2015
I can't wait! by Schwartz, Amy, author, illustrator.

I can't wait!

Neighbors William, Annie, and Thomas are all at their houses, each waiting for something very different and special.

Nov 24, 2015
Little tree by Long, Loren, author, illustrator.

Little tree

Little Tree is very happy in the forest, where he is surrounded by other little trees and his leaves keep him cool in the heat of summer, but when autumn comes and the other trees drop their leaves, Little Tree cannot be persuaded to let his go, even after they wither and turn brown.

Nov 26, 2015
Jack Frost by Joyce, William, 1957- author, illustrator.

Jack Frost

"Before Jack Frost was Jack Frost, he was Nightlight, the most trusted and valiant companion of Mim, the Man in the Moon. But when Pitch destroys Mim's world, he nearly destroys Nightlight too, sending him plunging to Earth where, like Peter Pan, he is destined to remain forever a boy, frozen in time. And while Nightlight has fun sailing icy winds and surfing clouds, he is also lonely without his friend Mim. To keep the cold in his heart from taking over, he spreads it to the landscapes around h

Nov 26, 2015
Dino-swimming by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author.


Plant-eating dinosaurs compete against meat-eating dinosaurs at a swimming meet.

Nov 26, 2015
This is my home, this is my school by Bean, Jonathan, 1979- author, illustrator.

This is my home, this is my school

"The boy from BUILDING OUR HOUSE takes us through a typically boisterous homeschooling day with his big family"--

Nov 27, 2015
Caillou. Emma's extra snacks by

Caillou. Emma's extra snacks

"Caillou's friend Emma has diabetes. Caillou worries about Emma until he learns that she can take care of her health and still have lots of fun like other kids."--Page [4] of cover.

Nov 27, 2015
Books always everywhere by Blatt, Jane, author.

Books always everywhere

A celebration of the many ways children interact with books.

Nov 27, 2015
Naptime with Theo & Beau by Shyba, Jessica, author, photographer.

Naptime with Theo & Beau

The friendship and trust between a boy and his puppy is celebrated through simple text and photographs of them sharing naptime.

Nov 27, 2015
Dinosaur rocket! by Dale, Penny, 1954- author, illustrator.

Dinosaur rocket!

A group of adventurous dinosaurs blast off on a journey into outer space to explore the Moon.

Nov 28, 2015
Little penguin gets the hiccups by Bentley, Tadgh, author, illustrator.

Little penguin gets the hiccups

"A little penguin enlists the help fo the reader to get rid of his major hiccups"--

Nov 28, 2015
The Lion Guard - return of the roar by Saxon, Victoria, adapter.

The Lion Guard - return of the roar

Nov 28, 2015
Goodnight, good dog by Ray, Mary Lyn.

Goodnight, good dog

"For one restless pup the waking world is too full of wonder to leave behind at bedtime, until he closes his eyes and finds comfort in his dreams"--

Nov 28, 2015
Dragon fire - a story about family and cancer by Kockere, Geert De, 1962- author.

Dragon fire - a story about family and cancer

Each evening, a family of dragons has a fire-breathing competition, until Mrs. Dragon becomes ill and, despite the loving care she receives from her husband, children, and doctor, finally dies, but she remains with her loved ones even when they go out to see who can breathe the most beautiful flame. Includes the story of An Dom, who wrote this while terminally ill.

Nov 28, 2015
Snow by Usher, Sam, author, artist.


Join a boy and his grandfather as they enjoy a snow day in the park!

Nov 28, 2015
The most wonderful thing in the world by French, Vivian, author.

The most wonderful thing in the world

A retelling of a fairy tale follows a young man who becomes a princess' unlikely suitor when the king and queen issue a decree that whoever presents them with the most wonderful thing in the world will win their daughter's hand in marriage.

Nov 28, 2015
I am Henry Finch by Deacon, Alexis, author.

I am Henry Finch

From publisher.

Nov 28, 2015
Pom Pom Panda gets the grumps by Henn, Sophy, author, illustrator.

Pom Pom Panda gets the grumps

"One morning, Pom Pom Panda wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and then nothing goes right. By the time he arrives at school, Pom Pom is in a terrible mood"--

Nov 28, 2015
Cloud country by Becker, Bonny, author.

Cloud country

A little cloud moves through the sky among the other clouds, wishing to be big enough to make a real cloud shape before realizing that she is capable of making something different.

Nov 28, 2015
Dewey Bob by Schachner, Judith Byron, author, illustrator.

Dewey Bob

Dewey Bob Crockett is a young raccoon who loves to collect shiny things, but he discovers that it is a lot harder for a raccoon to collect--and keep--a friend.

Nov 28, 2015
The goodbye book by Parr, Todd, author, illustrator.

The goodbye book

Illustrations and brief text relate how a person might feel when they lose someone they love.

Nov 28, 2015
The whisper by Zagarenski, Pamela, author.

The whisper

Her magical book of stories is wordless until a whisper in the wind tells a little girl to imagine a story for each page.

Nov 28, 2015
Where's the baboon? by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970- author.

Where's the baboon?

Nov 28, 2015
The plan by Paul, Alison, author.

The plan

Coping with a loss, a father and daughter rediscover an important piece of family history and begin to build a new life filled with adventure, in a book that features twenty letter-by-letter word shifts.

Nov 28, 2015
Mother Bruce by Higgins, Ryan T., author, illustrator.

Mother Bruce

Bruce is a grumpy bear who likes no one and nothing but cooked eggs, but when some eggs he was planning to boil hatch and the goslings believe he is their mother, he must try to make the best of the situation.

Nov 28, 2015
Where is Jumper? by Walsh, Ellen Stoll, author, illustrator.

Where is Jumper?

Jumper is missing, and his mouse friends look for him inside the cave and outside, up among the branches and down into mole's tunnel, but still they cannot find him.

Nov 28, 2015
Strictly no elephants by Mantchev, Lisa.

Strictly no elephants

A boy is excluded from joining his friends' pet club because of his unusual pet.

Nov 28, 2015
Snow day by Snider, Brandon T., author.

Snow day

The Minions are enjoying a snow day. They're digging holes, building igloos, and making snowmen. But when a giant bear comes along, will he ruin their day?

Nov 28, 2015
The Octonauts & the Sea of Shade by Meomi (Firm)

The Octonauts & the Sea of Shade

When the shadows in the ocean go missing, the Octonauts, a team of eight animal underwater explorers, must travel to the Sea of Shade to find them.

Nov 28, 2015
The Octonauts & the only lonely monster by Meomi (Firm)

The Octonauts & the only lonely monster

When the Octonauts, a team of eight animals that explores the ocean, help a lonely monster, everyone learns the value of friendship and individuality.

Nov 28, 2015
Little Red Gliding Hood by Lazar, Tara, author.

Little Red Gliding Hood

Little Red is an excellent ice skater, but she will need a good partner for the skating pairs competition and the only one available is a certain Wolf, who needs new skates as badly as Little Red does.

Nov 28, 2015
The little tree by Van, Muon.

The little tree

"When the Little Tree sees the world around her narrowing, she worries about what life will be like for her Little Seed. She decides to take the biggest risk of all, and let Little Seed find a richer life on her own"--

Nov 28, 2015
Scarecrow magic by Masessa, Ed, author.

Scarecrow magic

When night falls and the moon appears, magic is in the air and Scarecrow comes alive and plays with all his ghoulish and ghostly friends.

Nov 28, 2015
Willy's stories by Browne, Anthony, 1946- author, illustrator.

Willy's stories

From "Peter Pan" to "The Wind in the Willows," a chimpanzee finds himself inside a different classic tale each time he visits the library.

Nov 28, 2015
Who done it? by Tallec, Olivier, author, illustrator.

Who done it?

The simple text asks the reader a series of questions about the characters on each page, and the child must seek out the visual clues to answer.

Nov 28, 2015
The crocodile under the bed by Kerr, Judith, author.

The crocodile under the bed

"When Matty has to stay home from the big party because he is unwell, he's not happy. After all, what fun can he possibly have at home? Then he hears an unexpected voice under the bed"--Book jacket.

Nov 28, 2015
Clifford celebrates Hanukkah by Bridwell, Norman, author.

Clifford celebrates Hanukkah

Clifford and Emily Elizabeth are invited to celebrate Hanukkah with their friend Melissa. While at her house, they learn about Hanukkah traditions like lighting the menorah, eating latkes, playing dreidel, and singing songs. After dinner, they all go to see the giant menorah in the town square! But when the lights go out, Clifford just might be the only one big enough to save Hanukkah.

Nov 28, 2015
Waddle! Waddle! by Proimos, James, author, illustrator.

Waddle! Waddle!

A penguin waddles along, searching for the dancing friend he met yesterday, while encountering other penguins, and a hungry seal on the way.

Nov 28, 2015
Naughty Mabel by Lane, Nathan, 1956- author.

Naughty Mabel

"Mabel, the fanciest and sassiest dog the Hamptons has ever seen, causes all sorts of chaos for her parents with her naughty hijinx"--

Nov 28, 2015
Slug needs a hug by Willis, Jeanne, author.

Slug needs a hug

Slug worries that the reason his mother never hugs him is that he is ugly, so he follows his friends' advice to be furry, with a beak, horns, and more, until his mother can no longer recognize him, but then he learns that she loves him, no matter what.

Nov 28, 2015
We're in the wrong book! by Byrne, Richard, 1963- author, illustrator.

We're in the wrong book!

Bumped off the page and into the wrong book, Bella and Ben peruse the local lollipops and sphinxes as they endeavor to find their way back home.

Nov 28, 2015
The Octonauts & the great ghost reef by Meomi (Firm)

The Octonauts & the great ghost reef

When the Octonauts, a team of eight animals who explore the ocean, discover a bleached and abandoned coral reef, they learn about the important relationships among animals, plants, and their habitats.

Nov 28, 2015
The Octonauts & the frown fish by Meomi (Firm)

The Octonauts & the frown fish

When the Octonauts, a team of eight animal underwater explorers, meet a frowning fish, they try their best to make it smile.

Nov 28, 2015
Bear & Hare - snow! by Gravett, Emily, author, illustrator.

Bear & Hare - snow!

Friends Bear and Hare go out and play in the snow.

Nov 28, 2015
A friend, indeed by Pendergrass, Daphne, adapter.

A friend, indeed

After falling for the little red-haired girl, Charlie Brown finds out what friendship and love are all about.

Nov 28, 2015
Little big by Bentley, Jonathan, author, illustrator.

Little big

A little boy imagines what it would be like to be big, with long legs like a giraffe, big hands like a gorilla, or a big mouth like a crocodile, but realizes that there are advantages to being perfectly little.

Nov 28, 2015
5-minute Batman stories by Lemke, Donald B., adapter.

5-minute Batman stories

"Batman battles the dark forces of Gotham City night after night. With Commissioner Gordon and Robin by his side, Batman stops the slickest of tricksters and the grimiest evildoers. In this collection of 12 action-packed stories, the World's Greatest Detective takes on the Joker, Penguin, Catwoman, and more!"--Page 4 of cover.

Nov 28, 2015
Dear Yeti by Kwan, James, author, illustrator.

Dear Yeti

Told through a series of notes, two boys go on a hike hoping to find Yeti but run into trouble along the way.

Nov 28, 2015
Awake beautiful child - an ABC day in the life by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author.

Awake beautiful child - an ABC day in the life

Nov 28, 2015
Is it Hanukkah yet? by Barash, Chris, author.

Is it Hanukkah yet?

"From snow on the ground to making applesauce and latkes to lighting the menorah, this story shows the seasonal and traditional ways we know Hanukkah is on its way"-- Provided by publisher.

Nov 28, 2015
Pete the cat. Robo-Pete by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.

Pete the cat. Robo-Pete

When Pete's friends don't want to play the same games as he does, Pete has a great idea--he'll build a robot that's just like him! But when Robo-Pete gets a little out of control, Pete realizes the best thing about his friends is that no matter what they like to play, it's always fun when they're all together.

Nov 28, 2015
Angelina's Cinderella by Holabird, Katharine.

Angelina's Cinderella

"Angelina and the other mouselings at Miss Lilly's Ballet School perform Cinderella on tour, battling homesickness and bad luck to ensure the show will go on"--

Nov 28, 2015
Max and Marla by Boiger, Alexandra, author, illustrator.

Max and Marla

"Max and Marla are best friends. And aspiring Olympians! With their eyes on the prize, they know exactly what it'll take to reach sledding success: preparation, practice and perseverance"--

Nov 28, 2015
Lost. found. by Arnold, Marsha Diane, author.

Lost. found.

When a bear loses his bright red scarf in the woods, it is found--and lost again--by a series of animals that use it to keep warm or to have fun, but they disagree over who really owns it and cause a problem that only the scarf's true owner can fix.

Nov 28, 2015
Ninja baby by Zeltser, David, author.

Ninja baby

Nina has always been quick, sneaky, and very independent, a Ninja baby--but then her parents bring home a Kung Fu Master, and Nina has to reconsider her strategy.

Nov 28, 2015
Beauty and the beaks - a turkey's cautionary tale by Auch, Mary Jane.

Beauty and the beaks - a turkey's cautionary tale

When Lance, a very pretentious turkey, arrives on the farm and boasts that he is the only bird invited to a special feast, no hen is impressed, but when Beauty learns that Lance is the main course, she convinces the others to save him.

Nov 28, 2015
The snow beast by Judge, Chris (Children's writer and illustrator)

The snow beast

"Beast has been robbed! And so has the whole village. Without tools the villagers can't put on their legendary Winter Party, so Beast sets off to solve the mystery. Discovering that a stranded Snow Beast is behind the robbery, Beast has to decide whether to help this odd-looking stranger." --Amazon.

Nov 28, 2015
Who needs a bath? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Who needs a bath?

Bear tries to convince Skunk to take a bath.

Nov 28, 2015
The menino - a story based on real events by Isol.

The menino - a story based on real events

"When the new baby arrives, both the baby and the parents are in for a steep learning curve. In this book, born out of personal experience, internationally renowned author/illustrator Isol brings us a dual narrative and guide. For babies, there's a rich range of images of babies and all their functions to look at. From crying, to nursing, to peeing and pooing, to looking, to hearing, to deciding that this weird new world they've entered is worth staying in (because they finally recognize that in

Nov 28, 2015
The three little pigs count to 100 by Maccarone, Grace.

The three little pigs count to 100

""The well-known tale of the Three Little Pigs gets a makeover featuring simple ways to count from 1 to 100 and geometric shapes"--

Nov 28, 2015
The dog that Nino didn't have by Vendel, Edward van de, author.

The dog that Nino didn't have

Nino has a wonderful time playing with his imaginary dog until he gets a real one, and although the new dog does not always behave as he expects, Nino is still content.

Nov 28, 2015
Look and be grateful by DePaola, Tomie, 1934- author, illustrator.

Look and be grateful

"A boy awakes with the dawn and expresses gratitude for this unique day"--

Nov 28, 2015
Goodnight, Grizzle Grump! by Blecha, Aaron, author, illustrator.

Goodnight, Grizzle Grump!

A grizzly bear searches for the perfect place to hibernate.

Nov 28, 2015
The wonder by Hanson, Faye.

The wonder

"Having his head in the clouds can cause trouble, but when the boy's daydreams are finally set free, they grow and grow and grow... An incredible adventure into the world of one boy's imagination."--

Nov 28, 2015
Coco and the little black dress by Haeringen, Annemarie van, author, illustrator.

Coco and the little black dress

A picture book biography of the famous French fashion designer, Coco Chanel.

Nov 28, 2015
Tulip and Rex write a story by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Tulip and Rex write a story

"Tulip and her dog Rex collect words in their notebook, which they later use to tell an imaginative story"--

Nov 28, 2015