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The wolf's chicken stew by Kasza, Keiko. The wolf's chicken stew

A hungry wolf's attempts to fatten a chicken for his stewpot have unexpected results.

Dec 5, 2016
The mermaid's purse by Polacco, Patricia, author. The mermaid's purse

Young Stella loves books so much, her books begin to take over the farmhouse. "Why, Stell, you need your own library to hold those books," her pa tells her, so he and the neighbors build her one! She calls it "The Mermaid's Purse," since the midwife said Stella was born in one. Stella opens the Purse to her neighbors and travels around the countryside, sharing her books door-to-door. Not everyone gives them a chance at first, like grouchy Pig Ears Lonsberry. But farmer Dunkle sure changes his mi

Dec 5, 2016
Lost and Found - Adèle & Simon in China by McClintock, Barbara, author. Lost and Found - Adèle & Simon in China

"When Adele and Simon take a tour of China in 1905, Simon misplaces his belongings, one by one ... but they all show up later, revealing their hiding places in Adele's souvenir photographs of the trip"--

Dec 5, 2016
The lines on Nana's face by Ciraolo, Simona, author, illustrator. The lines on Nana's face

"It's granny's birthday, but her little granddaughter wonders why, because of the lines on her face, she looks so worried! But they are simply wrinkles, and grandma is very fond of her lines because they are where she keeps her memories."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 5, 2016
How to track a truck by Eaton, Jason Carter, author. How to track a truck

"A whimsical guide to training a "pet truck" instructs young enthusiasts on how to identify the most compatible truck for one's personality and how to use orange cone lures to secure a loyal vehicle."--

Dec 5, 2016
Goodnight everyone by Haughton, Chris, author, illustrator. Goodnight everyone

The animals in the forest are ready to snuggle up with their families for the night, but Little Bear thinks he can stay awake a while longer.

Dec 5, 2016
Goggles! by Keats, Ezra Jack. Goggles!

Two boys must outsmart the neighborhood bullies before they can enjoy their new treasure, a pair of lensless motorcycle goggles.

Dec 5, 2016
The storybook knight by Docherty, Helen, author. The storybook knight

Ordered by his parents to tame a dragon, a gentle knight who prefers reading to fighting arms himself with a book.

Dec 4, 2016
River Rose and the magical lullaby by Clarkson, Kelly, 1982- author. River Rose and the magical lullaby

Unable to fall asleep, River Rose's mother sings her a lullaby that spins a magical dream of a special day at the zoo with animal friends.

Dec 4, 2016
It is not time for sleeping - (a bedtime story) by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- It is not time for sleeping - (a bedtime story)

Bedtime is near, but from the end of dinner until lights are turned off, it is not really time for sleeping until a child receives a special good night wish.

Dec 4, 2016
I used to be a fish by Sullivan, Tom, author, illustrator. I used to be a fish

"A boy is inspired by a pet fish and fueled by imagination to tell a whimsical version of his own life story, which mirrors the process of human evolution."--Amazon.com.

Dec 4, 2016
I dream of trains by Johnson, Angela, 1961- I dream of trains

The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones.

Dec 4, 2016
How do you say? = ¿Como se dice? by Dominguez, Angela N., author, illustrator. How do you say? = ¿Como se dice?

"The story of two giraffes - one English-speaking and one Spanish-speaking - that overcome the language barrier to forge a friendship"--

Dec 4, 2016
Give please a chance by O'Reilly, Bill, author. Give please a chance

"In this illustrated book written by bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and James Patterson, a collection of artists each contribute a piece of art demonstrating why the word 'please' makes all the difference in the world"--

Dec 4, 2016
You are not a cat! by Flake, Sharon, author. You are not a cat!

Cat thinks Duck should stop meowing and start acting like a duck, but Duck doesn't want to be limited to acting like just one animal.

Dec 3, 2016
You and me and the wishing tree by Tillman, Nancy, author, illustrator. You and me and the wishing tree

We woke up in the usual way, but it was not a usual day. Out on the lawn, plain as could be, stood an orange wishing tree. "I wish!" I said. "I wish!" said you. And so our double wishes grew. Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.

Dec 3, 2016
The wish tree by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author. The wish tree

In winter Charles and his trusty toboggan set out to find the wish tree, and along the way he helps to make the wishes of his friends Squirrel, Fox, and Beaver come true.

Dec 3, 2016
Will you be my friend? by Lurie, Susan (Susan L.), author. Will you be my friend?

"A shy mouse searches the forest for a new friend"--

Dec 3, 2016
What's an apple? by Singer, Marilyn, author. What's an apple?

Rhyming text shows all the imaginative things you can do with an apple.

Dec 3, 2016
Waiting for snow by Arnold, Marsha Diane, author. Waiting for snow

"Badger cannot wait one more minute for it to snow. When his friend Hedgehog explains that everything comes in its time, Badger is unconvinced and impatient as ever. But Badger's friends have a few tricks up their sleeves to try and get the snow's attention and distract their pal in the meantime"--

Dec 3, 2016
Seasons of the bear - a Yosemite story by Wadsworth, Ginger, author. Seasons of the bear - a Yosemite story

Bear's babies are growing fast! One cub jabs the other with his nose. Wham! Whack! They pounce on each other and roll on the ground. They try to jump on Bear. She grumbles gently. Grrrr"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 3, 2016
The Ninjabread Man by Leigh, C. J., author. The Ninjabread Man

In this adaptation of the traditional Gingerbread man, Ninjabread Man escapes the Sensei, and defeats Ninja Bear, Ninja Snake and Ninja Mouse, only to be eaten by the clever Ninja Fox.

Dec 3, 2016
The Nian monster by Wang, Andrea, author. The Nian monster

"The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with young Xingling! But Xingling is clever and thinks quickly to outwit him with Chinese New Year traditions"--

Dec 3, 2016
Nara and the island by Ungureanu, Dan, 1981- author, illustrator. Nara and the island

A lonely girl who lives on a very small island longs to go the other island that seems more green and interesting than her home.

Dec 3, 2016
My family is forever by Carlson, Nancy L. My family is forever

A young girl recounts how she came to be part of an adoptive family.

Dec 3, 2016
My dream dog by Howard, Arthur, author, illustrator. My dream dog

"A young pet owner knows lots about his dog, from what makes him growl to when he is dreaming. But what does his dog dream about?"--

Dec 3, 2016
The mouse and the moon by Alborozo, 1972- author, illustrator. The mouse and the moon

"A mouse wants to meet the moon, but finds a surprising new friend instead"--

Dec 3, 2016
The most perfect snowman by Britt, Chris, author, illustrator. The most perfect snowman

Drift was a plain snowman who dreamed of wearing a scarf, mittens, and stylish hat, and having a pointy orange carrot nose. When a blizzard begins to blow, Drift gives up the things he loves to help others.

Dec 3, 2016
Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world by Venable, Colleen A. F., author. Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world

Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best thing in the world. Can you guess what it is? "Flying!" says the bird. "Gazelling!" says the gazelle. "Digging!" says the prairie dog. Hurry up, Mervin! But Mervin moves so slowly. Are you patient enough to wait? No? Turn the page!

Dec 3, 2016
The Littlest Family's big day by Martin, Emily Winfield, author, illustrator. The Littlest Family's big day

"The Littlest Family goes wandering in the woods and just when they think they are lost, they find their way home again"--

Dec 3, 2016
Lila and the crow by Grimard, Gabrielle, author, illustrator. Lila and the crow

"Lila is bullied because of her dark skin, but the crows have a solution for that!"--From publisher's website.

Dec 3, 2016
The king of the birds by Macam, Acree Graham, author. The king of the birds

"Young Flannery collects birds of every type she can find. But when she brings home a peacock to be the king of her collection, he refuses to show off his colourful tail"--Front jacket flap.

Dec 3, 2016
In the red canoe by Davidson, Leslie A., author. In the red canoe

In this rhyming picture book, a young girl describes the magical encounters with wildlife that she and her grandfather witness while out in the red canoe.

Dec 3, 2016
Imagine a city by Hurst, Elise, author, illustrator. Imagine a city

Two children embark on an adventure of imagination and possibility.

Dec 3, 2016
I'll wait, Mr. Panda by Antony, Steve, author, illustrator. I'll wait, Mr. Panda

Mr. Panda is making something, and all of his animal friends are interested--but only Penguin is willing to wait to see what it is.

Dec 3, 2016
The grizzly bear who lost his grrrrr! by Biddulph, Rob, author, illustrator. The grizzly bear who lost his grrrrr!

Each year, for as long as the forest has stood, a contest is held for the bears of the wood... Fred is the champion. He's the best. But being the best takes time and training, especially when it comes to having the loudest growl. Then, one morning, disaster strikes -- Fred's GRRRRR is gone! Oh, no! Will Fred find his GRRRRR and realize that there's more to life than being a winner?

Dec 3, 2016
The Great North Woods by Heinz, Brian J., 1946- author. The Great North Woods

"In the northeastern region known as the Great North Woods, day dawns with quivering Aspens, waters teem with life, forests prowl with predators, and nature is celebrated in rhyme"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 3, 2016
The gingerbread man loose at the zoo by Murray, Laura, 1970- The gingerbread man loose at the zoo

When the gingerbread man gets separated from his class during a field trip to the zoo, he uses his teacher's animal scavenger hunt clues to find his way back to them.

Dec 3, 2016
Friend or foe? by Sobol, John, 1963- author. Friend or foe?

A lonely mouse lived in a small house beside a great palace. In the great palace lived a cat.

Dec 3, 2016
Fox and the jumping contest by Tabor, Corey R., author. Fox and the jumping contest

"Fox really, really wants to win the jumping contest. He knows just where he'll put that first-place trophy. The only problem? Fox is not a very good jumper. But he is a very good schemer. . . .The irrepressible fox (sort of) wins and (sort of) gets his comeuppance in this hilarious modern-day trickster tale" Cover-flap.

Dec 3, 2016
First snow by Pak, Po-mi, author. First snow

Follows a young girl's adventures, including rolling a snowman and making snow angels, as she explores the wonder of snow.

Dec 3, 2016
Farmer Falgu goes on a trip by Chitra Soundar, author. Farmer Falgu goes on a trip

Tired of his noisy farm, Falgu decides to take a trip to find some silence, coming to a realization along the way.

Dec 3, 2016
Even superheroes have bad days by Becker, Shelly, author. Even superheroes have bad days

A group of superheroes are having a bad day and learn to cope with their emotions.

Dec 3, 2016
Dear dragon by Funk, Josh, author. Dear dragon

As a school project, George and Blaise become pen pals, writing rhyming letters about their favorite things to do, unaware that one is human and the other a dragon.

Dec 3, 2016
The cat from Hunger Mountain by Young, Ed, author, illustrator. The cat from Hunger Mountain

Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

Dec 3, 2016
Bonesville by Fromental, Jean-Luc, author. Bonesville

A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville by stealing a different bone from each townsperson, so Detective Sherlock Bones traps the monster to learn the truth about this bone thief.

Dec 3, 2016
Bitty Bot by McCanna, Tim, author. Bitty Bot

"All of the bots in Botsburg are powering down for the night ... but Bitty Bot isn't tired! Bitty decides to build a rocket and go on a space adventure instead of going to sleep"--

Dec 3, 2016
Because of Thursday by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator. Because of Thursday

"Annie Fetlock--born on Thursday, met the love of her life on Thursday, and when a special cat comes into her life on Thursday, she knows he has found the right home"--

Dec 3, 2016
Ballerina gets ready by Kent, Allegra, author. Ballerina gets ready

"From the time she wakes at 8 a.m. until the curtain rises at 8 p.m., a prima ballerina's day is busy, busy, busy with classes, rehearsals and fittings, as well as meals and friendship"--

Dec 3, 2016
Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing by Tokuda-Hall, Maggie, author. Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing

"It begins with an octopus who plays the ukulele. Since this is a story, the octopus has to want something--maybe to travel to faraway galaxies in a totally awesome purple spaceship. Then the octopus sets out to build a spaceship out of soda cans, glue, umbrellas, glitter, and waffles. OK, maybe the octopus needs some help, like from an adorable bunny friend, and maybe that bunny turns out to be . . . a rocket scientist? (Probably not.) But could something even more amazing come to pass? Debut a

Dec 3, 2016
Alphonse, that is not ok to do! by Hirst, Daisy, author, illustrator. Alphonse, that is not ok to do!

Monster Natalie gets angry with her little brother Alphonse when he starts eating her favorite book, but she doesn't stay mad for long.

Dec 3, 2016
Almost a full moon by Workman, Hawksley, 1975- author. Almost a full moon

Almost a Full Moon is a warm-hearted story of family, community, food and home. A boy and his grandmother host a gathering in their small cabin in the middle of winter. Friends travel from near and far, and some new friends even turn up. The walls of the cabin are elastic and the soup pot bottomless; all are welcome.

Dec 3, 2016
All aboard for the Bobo Road by Davies, Stephen, 1976- author. All aboard for the Bobo Road

"In Burkina Faso, Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to Bobo"--

Dec 3, 2016
What's a banana? by Singer, Marilyn, author. What's a banana?

Rhyming text shows all the imaginative things you can do with a banana.

Dec 2, 2016
This is the house that monsters built by Metzger, Steve, author. This is the house that monsters built

Using the building verse of the original nursery rhyme, a mummy, a skeleton, a zombie, and other monsters create a house.

Dec 2, 2016
Schnitzel - a cautionary tale for lazy louts by Shaw, Stephanie, author. Schnitzel - a cautionary tale for lazy louts

Lazy Schnitzel is apprenticed to a famous wizard, and when a salesman selling vacuum cleaners offers to help clean house, Schnitzel accepts, but finds trouble when he realizes the salesman is a vampire.

Dec 2, 2016
The royal heart by McGoon, Greg, author. The royal heart

"Once upon a time, in a far away land, an heir to the throne is born. The King has a son to follow in his footsteps. But life might not be quite as it appears for this Royal Family. All will be revealed on their child's 16th birthday. Family love triumphs over doubt, and together they grow stronger. Join this Royal Family on the path of discovery, acceptance and celebration." --

Dec 2, 2016
Polka dots for Poppy by Schwartz, Amy, author, illustrator. Polka dots for Poppy

"Three sisters help their youngest sibling get the polka-dotted clothing that they can't find in any stores"--

Dec 2, 2016
Panda pants by Davies, Jacqueline, 1962- author. Panda pants

Panda wants to wear pants, but father Panda does not agree.

Dec 2, 2016
Never follow a dinosaur by Latimer, Alex, author. Never follow a dinosaur

"Sally and Joe are convinced that the mysterious footprints they have discovered must belong to a dinosaur"--

Dec 2, 2016
My turn! by Rankin, Laura, author, illustrator. My turn!

Best friends Pammy and Wyatt argue because Pammy always gets her way, but after shooting baskets with her older brother, she is ready to give Wyatt a turn.

Dec 2, 2016
Monster trucks by Denise, Anika, author. Monster trucks

Readers will delight in this lively read-aloud story with a clever and surprising twist at the end--perfect for Halloween and year round! Ready, set, go! The monster truck race is on in this frightfully delightful picture book. On a spooky speedway, Monster Trucks moan! Monster Trucks grumble! Monster Trucks groan! Join Frankentruck, Zombie Truck, Ghost Truck, and more as they race to the finish line. But one of these trucks isn't quite who you think.

Dec 2, 2016
Magritte's apple by Verplancke, Klaas, author, illustrator. Magritte's apple

Rene´ Magritte wanted to paint and he found his inspiration in combining ordinary things.

Dec 2, 2016
The magic word by Barnett, Mac, author. The magic word

Paxton discovers that by saying the word "alakazoomba," he can magically get whatever he pleases.

Dec 2, 2016
Madeline Finn and the library dog by Papp, Lisa, author, illustrator. Madeline Finn and the library dog

Reluctant reader Madeline really wants to earn a star at school, so when Mrs. Dimple, the librarian, suggests she read to a dog, Madeline gives it a try.

Dec 2, 2016
Little night cat by Danowski, Sonja, author, illustrator. Little night cat

"When Tony, a little boy, bravely offers his stuffed animals--including his favorite toy cat--to the animal shelter to raise money for the needy dogs and cats, it touches his mom's heart. Later that night when Tony misses his toy, she gives him her old stuffed cat. He embraces it with such care and devotion that his mom rewards him in a way that he never imagines"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
Kwazii's pirate book of sea monsters. by Grosset & Dunlap (COR) Kwazii's pirate book of sea monsters.

Kwazii tells tales of purported sea monsters and describes the true animals behind the legends.

Dec 2, 2016
Janine and the field day finish by Cocca-Leffler, Maryann, 1958- author, illustrator. Janine and the field day finish

"Janine is good at a lot of things like singing, cheering, and spelling big words. But she is not very good at sports--her body just doesn't work like the other kids'. On field day at school, Janine tries her best to finish each challenge"--

Dec 2, 2016
Introducing Teddy - a gentle story about gender and friendship by Walton, Jessica, author. Introducing Teddy - a gentle story about gender and friendship

Errol's best friend and teddy, Thomas, is sad because he wishes he were a girl, not a boy teddy, but what only matters to both of them is that they are friends.

Dec 2, 2016
Hat on, hat off by Heras, Theo, 1948- author. Hat on, hat off

Dec 2, 2016
Great by Gretzky, Glen, 1969- author. Great

A story of teamwork with a positive message, featuring Wayne Gretzky and his dad Coach Wally. Taylor is excited when he makes the hockey team, Wayne's team, the boy they are already calling The Great One. Taylor wants to be great too, but he's still got a lot to learn. Lucky for him, Coach Wally is in his corner, guiding him through the ups and downs of being part of a hockey team, and being the best player he can be. As Coach Wally says, if you have a good time, work hard and do your best, "tha

Dec 2, 2016
Good morning, city by Kiernan, Pat, 1968- Good morning, city

"A picture book about how the different inhabitants of a city wake up and start their day, from the popular NY1 morning news anchor, Pat Kiernan"--

Dec 2, 2016
Gary by Rudge, Leila, author, illustrator. Gary

Gary, a racing pigeon who cannot fly, winds up lost in the big city, where he finds the big adventure he has been searching for.

Dec 2, 2016
The fox who ate books by Biermann, Franziska, 1970- author, illustrator. The fox who ate books

No one enjoys books more than Mr. Fox. He can never get enough! He even sells his furniture to buy more books, which he devours. Literally! Still, his stomach constantly growls and just can't be filled, so he goes out on the prowl. But soon his appetite for reading lands him in big trouble.

Dec 2, 2016
Don't squeal unless it's a big deal - a tale of tattletales by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- Don't squeal unless it's a big deal - a tale of tattletales

Mrs. McNeal turns her class of nineteen tattletales into respectful classmates who know how to behave in a true emergency. Includes note to parents.

Dec 2, 2016
Doing her bit - a story about the Woman's Land Army of America by Hagar, Erin, author. Doing her bit - a story about the Woman's Land Army of America

Helen wants to contribute to the war effort after the United States goes to war in 1917--so she joins the Women's Land Army of America, an organization that trains women to do farm work, replacing the workers drafted into the army.

Dec 2, 2016
Dinosaurs in disguise by Krensky, Stephen, author. Dinosaurs in disguise

Did a comet kill off the dinosaurs, or are they masters of disguise, hiding in plain sight all along?

Dec 2, 2016
Brave little Finn by Churchman, John, 1957- author, illustrator. Brave little Finn

"Newborn lamb Finn learns to be brave with the help of Farmer John and his animal friends"--

Dec 2, 2016
Big Bob, Little Bob by Howe, James, 1946- author. Big Bob, Little Bob

"Big Bob likes trucks and throwing balls and being loud. Little Bob likes dolls and jingling bracelets and being quiet. No matter what they do, they do not do it the same way. Can they possibly be friends despite these differences?" --

Dec 2, 2016
The bear who wasn't there by Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator. The bear who wasn't there

A picture book inviting readers to join the search for a missing bear.

Dec 2, 2016
5 little ducks by Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator. 5 little ducks

Each day, Papa Duck goes out with his ducklings but on Monday only four come back, on Tuesday only three, but on Saturday all return when he calls and on Sunday, they stay home and rest.

Dec 2, 2016
Yoga Bunny by Russo, Brian, author, illustrator. Yoga Bunny

When Bunny wakes up, he finds it is the perfect morning to do yoga and wishes his friends would join him.

Dec 1, 2016
Who's the grossest of them all? by Montanari, Susan McElroy, author. Who's the grossest of them all?

"A goblin and a troll argue about who is grosser, until a little girl outgrosses them both"--

Dec 1, 2016
Who cares, Charlie Brown? by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author. Who cares, Charlie Brown?

While playing in the biggest baseball game of the season, Charlie Brown and his friends learn about people from history who stepped up to the plate to change the world.

Dec 1, 2016
Where do they go? by Alvarez, Julia, author. Where do they go?

Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death.

Dec 1, 2016
Where did you go, Charlie Brown? by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author. Where did you go, Charlie Brown?

While exploring the outdoors, Charlie Brown and his friends reenact the adventures of some of history's great explorers.

Dec 1, 2016
What I Love About You by Farrington, Susan/ Farrington, Susan (ILT) What I Love About You

Dec 1, 2016
Westward ho, Charlie Brown! by Stratford, Tracy, author. Westward ho, Charlie Brown!

"Charlie Brown and friends pack up and head West for a pioneer adventure! But will life on the wagon trail be too rough for the Peanuts gang?"--

Dec 1, 2016
Welcome to Shopville by Simon, Jenne, author. Welcome to Shopville

"Apple Blossom, Spilt Milk, Kooky Cookie, and their friends are competing in the Shopville Games. Who will be this year's winners? There's only one way to find out! Join the fun and get juiced up for competition. Because when you're the Shopkins, there's always a cartful of surprises in store!"--Page [4] cover.

Dec 1, 2016
The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling by Ering, Timothy Basil The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling

Dec 1, 2016
Together by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator. Together

A baby sea otter and its parent spend a special day observing, playing, and learning together.

Dec 1, 2016
That's me loving you by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author. That's me loving you

Dec 1, 2016
Take heart, my child - a mother's dream by Earhardt, Ainsley, author. Take heart, my child - a mother's dream

An unnamed mother shares life lessons with her newborn child, encouraging them to follow their hopes and dreams and to not lose heart during challenging times.

Dec 1, 2016
Sweet competition by Reed, Liz, author, illustrator. Sweet competition

Follows a pair of competitive twin cherries who resort to extreme tactics to come out on top of a sundae.

Dec 1, 2016
Stanley's Store by Bee, William/ Bee, William (ILT) Stanley's Store

Dec 1, 2016
Spring Hare by Yelchin, Eugene/ Yelchin, Eugene (ILT) Spring Hare

Dec 1, 2016
Shabbat hiccups by Newman, Tracy, 1971- author. Shabbat hiccups

"One family finds a way to get through Shabbat when someone has incurable hiccups"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 1, 2016
Rhino rumpus by Allenby, Victoria, 1989- author. Rhino rumpus

Three little rhinos cause a ruckus as their mom tries to get them ready for bed.

Dec 1, 2016
The reindeer wish by Evert, Lori, author. The reindeer wish

After Anja discovers an abandoned reindeer baby in the woods, she raises him, but as the reindeer grows he wishes to rejoin his own kind and Anja leads him to join the greatest reindeer of allthose of Santas sled team.

Dec 1, 2016
Refuge by Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author. Refuge

"A retelling of the nativity story from a perspective emphasizing the struggle of Mary and Joseph as refugees"--

Dec 1, 2016
The red prince by Roscoe, Charlie, author. The red prince

When the young prince of Avala is captured by invaders, the inhabitants of the island kingdom help him escape and stay hidden when the land is swarming with his enemies.

Dec 1, 2016
Rabbit magic by McLaren, Meg, author, illustrator. Rabbit magic

"A picture book in which the magician's assistant, a talented rabbit, reverses their roles so that the magician becomes a rabbit and the existing rabbit gets to run the show"--

Dec 1, 2016
Poles apart by Willis, Jeanne, author. Poles apart

When the Pilchard Brown family take a wrong turn and end up at the North Pole, Mr. White, a friendly polar bear, helps the penguin family find their way back home.

Dec 1, 2016
Plenty of love to go around by Chichester Clark, Emma, author, illustrator. Plenty of love to go around

"Plum revels in being her family's special dog, so she is not thrilled when she suddenly has to compete with Binky the cat"--

Dec 1, 2016
Pig the pug by Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator. Pig the pug

Pig is a selfish pug who does not want to share his toys with his canine housemate, Trevor--until an accident teaches him the value of friendship.

Dec 1, 2016
Penguins love colors by Aspinall, Sarah, author. Penguins love colors

Six little penguins named after flowers and plants decide to paint a beautiful picture on the ice for their mother--and end up with paint all over themselves.

Dec 1, 2016
Paul & Antoinette by Kerascoët, author, illustrator. Paul & Antoinette

Paul and Antoinette have very different personalities and enjoy very different things, but somehow they are still the best of friends.

Dec 1, 2016
Pablo in the snow by Sloat, Teri, author. Pablo in the snow

"The heartwarming tale of one little lamb's first snowy adventure"--

Dec 1, 2016
Newspaper hats by Cummings, Phil, author. Newspaper hats

A little girl, Georgie, visits her grandfather in the nursing home where he is suffering from memory loss, and manages to reconnect with him when they make newspaper hats for everyone.

Dec 1, 2016
My grandparents love me by Freedman, Claire, author. My grandparents love me

"A visit to Gran and Grandpa's house is always a special and fun time for a child"--

Dec 1, 2016
A moon of my own by Rustgi, Jennifer, author. A moon of my own

"A young girl travels the world in a dream with her faithful companion, the moon, showing moon phases from iconic places on all seven continents. Includes resources and activities for teachers and facts about the moon and the places visited"--

Dec 1, 2016
The moon inside by Feder, Sandra V., 1963- author. The moon inside

Ella overcomes darkness at night after taking a look at moon.

Dec 1, 2016
Max speed by Shaskan, Stephen, author. Max speed

"Tiny speedcar racer, Max, goes on the imagined adventure of a lifetime after cleaning his room--over hot lava, across bright blue skies, through shark-infested waters, and past super-secret doors--until he finds his way back home to his mom...and the mess he made of his bedroom"--

Dec 1, 2016
Mac & Cheese by Proimos, James, author, illustrator. Mac & Cheese

"Best friends Mac and Cheese prove that it is important to always be yourself"--

Dec 1, 2016
Love by Dodd, Emma Love

Dec 1, 2016
The Lonely Giant by Ambrose, Sophie The Lonely Giant

Dec 1, 2016
It's a new world, Charlie Brown! by Stratford, Tracy, author. It's a new world, Charlie Brown!

"Charlie Brown and friends are headed to Camp New World to see what life was like for the pilgrims. Lucy can't wait to get all dressed up. Sally can't wait to pick flowers. Linus is looking forward to fishing. But when the Peanuts gang arrives at Camp New World, they discover everything is a lot harder than they thought! Can everyone work together to plan a feast just like the pilgrims' Thanksgiving?"--

Dec 1, 2016
If I could drive, Mama by Best, Cari, author. If I could drive, Mama

"A boy turns a cardboard box into a car and imagines what it would be like to take his mama for a drive all around town"--

Dec 1, 2016
I will love you anyway by Inkpen, Mick, author. I will love you anyway

A destructive little pug who wrecks things, chases cars, and makes terrible messes before becoming lost and realizing his true appreciation for an unconditional young human in his life.

Dec 1, 2016
I heart you by Fleming, Meg. I heart you

"A rhyming picture book about the loving parent-child relationship in animal and human families"--

Dec 1, 2016
Hooray for liberty, Charlie Brown! by Stratford, Tracy, author. Hooray for liberty, Charlie Brown!

When Lucy takes over the Peanuts gang's new tree house and proclaims herself queen, Charlie Brown and their friends are inspired by the Declaration of Independence to stand up to Lucy and declare their freedom.

Dec 1, 2016
Good night! Good night! by Berger, Carin, author, illustrator. Good night! Good night!

"Reading, singing, hugging, kissing, dancing, jumping, playing, bouncing . . . Will these silly, silly bunnies ever go to sleep?"--

Dec 1, 2016
Every color by Kono, Erin Eitter, author, illustrator. Every color

"A girl teaches a polar bear to see the colors in his environment as they take a trip around the world"--

Dec 1, 2016
Egg by Henkes, Kevin, author, illustrator. Egg

Three little birds crack their way out of eggs and fly away, leaving one egg sitting all alone until the three chicks come back and discover a friendly baby alligator has finally hatched.

Dec 1, 2016
Daniel goes to school by Friedman, Becky, adapter. Daniel goes to school

Daniel Tiger is excited to go to school -- but he is worried when his dad can't stay with him -- in this back-to-school story for fans of "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

Dec 1, 2016
Daniel goes to school by Friedman, Becky, author. Daniel goes to school

Daniel Tiger wishes his father could stay at school with him but his father assures his son that even if he must go to work now, grown-ups come back, and Teacher Harriet helps Daniel and his classmates enjoy the day even without their parents.

Dec 1, 2016
Curious George dragon dance by Nuchi, Adah, author. Curious George dragon dance

George, Marco, and their new friend Lily get to dance in the dragon costume during the Chinese New Year parade.

Dec 1, 2016
The cow said meow by Himmelman, John, author, illustrator. The cow said meow

On a drizzly day, a cow hears a cat meowing to be let into the house, and gets an idea that spirals out of control.

Dec 1, 2016
Chicken story time by Asher, Sandy. Chicken story time

Storytime in the library becomes increasingly chaotic as first one chicken then a whole flock joins in and the librarian must come up with a creative solution so that everyone can enjoy the story.

Dec 1, 2016
Cat knit by Grant, Jacob, 1984- author, illustrator. Cat knit

Cat struggles to adjust and find a way to overcome his disappointment when his best friend, Yarn, is transformed into an itchy, stuffy sweater that Cat initially despises.

Dec 1, 2016
Calling the water drum by Redding, LaTisha, author. Calling the water drum

"A young boy loses both parents as they attempt to flee Haiti for a better life, and afterward is only able to process his grief and communicate with the outside world through playing the drums. Includes author's note"--

Dec 1, 2016
Bunny slopes by Rueda, Claudia, author, illustrator. Bunny slopes

In this interactive picture book, the reader must help Bunny stay on course as he skies down the slope.

Dec 1, 2016
Bunny Bus by Paquette, Ammi-Joan, author. Bunny Bus

"All of the animals pile on board and then they tumble out to get the Bunny Bus gussied up for the big Easter Parade"--

Dec 1, 2016
Brave as can be - a book of courage by Witek, Jo, 1968- Brave as can be - a book of courage

"An older sister explains to her younger sister all the things she used to be afraid of, along with some tricks to help, whether it's a special blanket for bedtime or singing during a storm"--

Dec 1, 2016
Before You by Doughty, Rebecca Before You

Dec 1, 2016
Bedtime for Yeti by Vogel, Vin, 1972- author, illustrator. Bedtime for Yeti

"Yeti loves playing with his stuffed toy, but when it goes missing he has to find the courage to brave bedtime alone"--

Dec 1, 2016
Bear's winter party by Hodge, Deborah, author. Bear's winter party

Feeling lonely in his forest home, Bear invites the other forest animals to a party before he hibernates for the winter.

Dec 1, 2016
The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep by Nastro, Caroline/ Nastanlieva, Vanya (ILT) The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep

Dec 1, 2016
Are pirates polite? by Demas, Corinne, author. Are pirates polite?

In rhyming text, this story demonstrates that even pirates can be polite, and say "please" and "thank you."

Dec 1, 2016
Anna Sewell's Black Beauty by Brown, Ruth, 1941- author, illustrator. Anna Sewell's Black Beauty

In this picture book adaptation of Anna Sewell's classic novel, a horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.

Dec 1, 2016
All my treasures - a book of joy by Witek, Jo, 1968- author. All my treasures - a book of joy

"When a girl receives a beautiful porcelain box from her grandmother, she immediately wants something special to put inside it. What does she love best? She loves jumping in puddles on rainy days, blowing bubbles in the park, and watching her little sister's first steps. Life's most precious treasures cannot be contained in a box! Features a sparkly die-cut star on the cover, and flaps throughout reveal hidden surprises"--

Dec 1, 2016
Adrift - An Odd Couple of Polar Bears by Olien, Jessica Adrift - An Odd Couple of Polar Bears

Dec 1, 2016