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Yellow ball by Bang, Molly, author, illustrator. Yellow ball

"Catch. Throw. Uh-oh. The yellow ball is forgotten at the edge of the water. Little by little, so no one notices, the ball floats out to sea. All alone, it travels and drifts into a storm. Tossed by waves all through the night, it sails ashore next day to a hug and a home. Luminous pastels and a rhythmic text tell a story that is exciting and reassuring."--www.bibz.com

Jan 14, 2017
Why am I here? by Ørbeck-Nilssen, Constance, 1954- Why am I here?

"A young girl wonders what life would be like if she lived somewhere else. What if she lived in a city with millions of people? What would it be like to be a refugee from a war-torn country? Is she meant to be in a different place? Or is she right where she's supposed to be? "--

Jan 14, 2017
What I love about you by Farrington, Susan, author, illustrator. What I love about you

Describes the many different reasons and situations in which parents love their children.

Jan 14, 2017
Together by Dodd, Emma, 1969- Together

This little sea otter loves spending time with his mummy - learning new things, playing together, or even just holding each other. In fact, every day this little sea otter spends with his mummy is special, just because they are together.

Jan 14, 2017
Take heart, my child - a mother's dream by Earhardt, Ainsley, 1976-, author. Take heart, my child - a mother's dream

A celebration of the enduring power of love, told in lullaby form. The author shares her own hopes and dreams, and lets her child know that whatever challenges life brings, "Before you were born, Before you came to be, I dreamed a love song..." and "Take heart, my child, I will-- or, my love will-- always be there for you." It's a universal message, one that all readers will relate to. This book will inspire a new generation of children to follow their hearts, hopes, and their passions so that t

Jan 14, 2017
Spring hare by Yelchin, Eugene, author, illustrator. Spring hare

"An adorable baby hare springs into an adventure, following his human friend up, up, and away in this flight of fancy. He follows his friend ever higher, flying through fluffy white clouds, chasing a red airplane through a flock of geese, and soaring into space on a rocket ship, before catching a ride on a shooting star back down to earth and into his friend's waiting arms. With bright, kid-friendly collage, this is a beautiful and accessible celebration of Spring and the imagination!"--Provided

Jan 14, 2017
Penguin's big adventure by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator. Penguin's big adventure

"Penguin embarks on his next journey--becoming the first penguin to explore the North Pole! Along the way, he says hello to all of his old friends. But when he finally reaches his destination, he realizes he's all alone in a strange, foreign place. How will Penguin overcome his fears of the unknown and enjoy this new adventure?"--

Jan 14, 2017
The lost house - a seek and find book by Cronin, B. B., author, illustrator. The lost house - a seek and find book

"A brother and sister want to go to the playground with their grandfather, but they can't leave until they find everything they need to take with them, in his colorful house. Help Grandad find all of his belongings in this search and find!"--

Jan 14, 2017
The elephant who liked to smash small cars by Merrill, Jean, author. The elephant who liked to smash small cars

An elephant who likes to smash small cars is taught a lesson by a car salesman.

Jan 14, 2017
Du iz tak? by Ellis, Carson, 1975- author, illustrator. Du iz tak?

Readers are invited to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world, even the humblest back garden! With exquisitely-detailed illustration that will appeal to children and art-lovers alike, and a wonderfully playful invented language, we soon find ourselves speaking "Bug" ... Du iz tak? What is that?

Jan 14, 2017
Don't cross the line! by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author. Don't cross the line!

The General has ordered that no one can cross the line. The right-hand page must be kept blank for the General! But as the crowd builds up on the border, what will happen to the story? Will the Guard let anyone cross?

Jan 14, 2017
Charlie the Choo-Choo by Evans, Beryl, 1947- author. Charlie the Choo-Choo

Replaced by a diesel locomotive and relegated to the rail yard, Charlie the steam locomotive teams up with Engineer Bill to prove he still has "zip and zowie."

Jan 14, 2017
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"--

Jan 14, 2017
Archie Snufflekins Oliver Valentine Cupcake Tiberius Cat by Harnett, Katie, author, illustrator. Archie Snufflekins Oliver Valentine Cupcake Tiberius Cat

Archie, Cupcake, Oliver, Valentine ... the cat who lives on Blossom Street is called something different by everyone, and loved by all. But there is one house on the street that he hasn't visited yet ...

Jan 14, 2017
When we were alone by Robertson, David, 1977- author. When we were alone

"When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of these things were taken away. When We Were Alone is a story about a difficult time in history, and, ultima

Jan 12, 2017
We're All Wonders by Palacio, R. J. We're All Wonders

Jan 12, 2017
Tidy by Gravett, Emily, author. Tidy

"A badger realizes that being too tidy could be disastrous"--

Jan 12, 2017
That's me loving you by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author. That's me loving you

Shares messages about how a parent's presence and devotion can be recognized in the natural world, from a soft breeze to a shimmering star.

Jan 12, 2017
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.

Jan 12, 2017
Noisy night by Barnett, Mac, author. Noisy night

"A clever picture book about a multi-level apartment building's occupants and their many nighttime noises"--

Jan 12, 2017
Moana by Scollon, Bill, author. Moana

Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast, and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators in the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania. When her family needs her help she sets off on a voyage to return the powerful heart of Te Fiti to the mother island. Will the legendary demigod Maui help her complete her quest? Along the way they encounter enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds, and ancient folklore.

Jan 12, 2017
Marlo by Browne, Christopher Marlo

Jan 12, 2017
Maisy's amazing big book of learning by Cousins, Lucy. Maisy's amazing big book of learning

Readers may accompany Maisy the mouse as she counts chicks, makes noisy noises, jumps like a kangaroo, and identifies animals, colors, shapes, and sizes.

Jan 12, 2017
Maisy Goes to the Local Bookstore by Cousins, Lucy Maisy Goes to the Local Bookstore

Jan 12, 2017
Little Brother Pumpkin Head by Panzieri, Lucia. Little Brother Pumpkin Head

"A soon-to-be big brother has worries about his forthcoming sibling"--

Jan 12, 2017
How do dinosaurs choose their pets? by Yolen, Jane, author. How do dinosaurs choose their pets?

At first, the dinosaurs try to bring home all manner of wild beasts, but in the end, they learn to bring home an appropriate animal from a shelter or pet store and to love and care for it with attention.

Jan 12, 2017
Hooray for fish! by Cousins, Lucy. Hooray for fish!

Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all.

Jan 12, 2017
Hooray for Birds! by Cousins, Lucy Hooray for Birds!

Jan 12, 2017
Hedgehugs and the Hattiepillar by Wilson, Steve, 1974- author. Hedgehugs and the Hattiepillar

"Horace and Hattie watch a caterpillar become a butterfly ... and are inspired to attempt a transformation of their own!"--

Jan 12, 2017
Happy dreamer by Reynolds, Peter H. (Peter Hamilton), 1961- author, illustrator. Happy dreamer

A "dreamer maximus" describes the many ways one can dream, and the importance of being a happy dreamer.

Jan 12, 2017
The fix-it man by Hood, Susan, 1954- author. The fix-it man

Meet Joshua James, the fix-it man. If he can't fix it, no one can! When a stinky problem arises, Joshua James takes matters into his own hands with a little help from his younger sister, Sophie. -- Amazon.com

Jan 12, 2017
Dad and the dinosaur by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- Dad and the dinosaur

"A boy keeps a toy dinosaur in his pocket to help him be brave like his dad--but when the dinosaur goes missing, Dad knows just what to do"--

Jan 12, 2017
Blue Penguin by Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator. Blue Penguin

Rejected by his fellow penguins because of his unusual color, minimal diving, and jumping skills, Blue Penguin begins to sing in his loneliness and wonders if he will be able to convince the others that he is one of them.

Jan 12, 2017
Bird, balloon, Bear by Na, Il Sung, author. Bird, balloon, Bear

A shy bird wants to become friends with a bear, but the bear already has a friend--a big, red balloon.

Jan 12, 2017
The big green pocketbook by Ransom, Candice F., 1952- The big green pocketbook

A little girl fills the pocketbook she carries with mementos of the places she and her mother visit when they go to town.

Jan 12, 2017
Big cat, little cat by Cooper, Elisha, author. Big cat, little cat

"A moving tale about friendship, new beginnings, and cats"--

Jan 12, 2017
Before you by Doughty, Rebecca, 1955- Before you

"Celebrates how the love of another can change one's life for the better"--

Jan 12, 2017
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"--

Jan 12, 2017
Anywhere Farm by Root, Phyllis/ Karas, G. Brian (ILT) Anywhere Farm

Jan 12, 2017