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For every dog an angel by Davis, Christine.

For every dog an angel

Nov 23, 2014
Rapunzel and the seven dwarfs - a Maynard Moose tale by Claflin, Willy, 1944-

Rapunzel and the seven dwarfs - a Maynard Moose tale

Combines and resets the classic tales of Rapunzel and Snow White in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a prince riding a white moose tries to rescue a long-haired beauty who has been poisoned by a witch.

Nov 23, 2014
Elsa and the Night by Mellgren, Jöns, author, illustrator.

Elsa and the Night

A lonely badger who hasn't slept in 30 years discovers Night hiding under her sofa.

Nov 23, 2014
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins

Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah.

Nov 23, 2014
Sheep blast off! by Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.)

Sheep blast off!

Upon finding a spaceship, sheep climb aboard and bumble around until they blast off into orbit.

Nov 23, 2014
The smallest girl in the smallest grade by Roberts, Justin, author.

The smallest girl in the smallest grade

Sally McCabe is a very little girl, and nobody notices her, although she notices everything that goes on around her--but when she speaks out about the unkindness she sees, people start to pay attention.

Nov 23, 2014
Super Red Riding Hood by Dávila, Claudia, author, illustrator.

Super Red Riding Hood

When her mother sends her on a "mission" that takes her into the deep, dark woods, Ruby puts on her red cloak and becomes Super Red Riding Hood, a superhero who is scared of nothing--except coming face-to-face with a big, bad wolf.

Nov 23, 2014
Hannah is a big sister by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Hannah is a big sister

Although Hannah is excited to welcome a new baby to their family and wants to help in every way, she wonders how long it will be before the baby can do something besides sleep and cry.

Nov 23, 2014
Henry is a big brother by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Henry is a big brother

Having a new baby in the house brings about a range of emotions in an older sibling, from excitement to joy to jealousy. In Henry is a Big Brother, Capucilli and Stott employ straightforward text and eye-catching illustration to explore all of these feelings through a child's eyes. Starting on the big day when the baby arrives home from the hospital, Henry will hold the tiny new bundle, count fingers and toes, try to figure out why the baby is crying, help with diapers and bath time, and anticip

Nov 23, 2014
Moody Cow learns compassion by MacLean, Kerry Lee.

Moody Cow learns compassion

Moody Cow is uncomfortable with the plight of little creatures when Bully revels in the deaths of the crickets he feeds a snake. Includes two activities--compassionate cricket release and compassionate worm rescue.

Nov 23, 2014
The world according to Musk Ox by Cabatingan, Erin.

The world according to Musk Ox

A cantankerous zebra takes a wise-cracking musk ox on a tour of the seven continents.

Nov 23, 2014
This book just ate my dog! by Byrne, Richard, 1963- author, illustrator.

This book just ate my dog!

"When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right"--

Nov 23, 2014
The seeing stick by Yolen, Jane.

The seeing stick

Relates how an old man teaches the emperor's blind daughter to see.

Nov 23, 2014
Rex wrecks it! by Clanton, Ben, 1988- author, illustrator.

Rex wrecks it!

Look out! Here comes Rex! Children who love to construct and those who love to destroy will relate to this kid-pleasing tale that builds to a smashing finale. Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild are fed up. Every time they build something with their blocks, Rex wrecks it! Whether it's an out-of-this-world rocket, a magical heart, or the biggest, strongest, most awesomerific castle ever, Rex sends it crashing down with a ""Rawr!" "(and sometimes a sheepish""Rawry!"?"). Isn't there "any "way to make playti

Nov 23, 2014
The story of Hurry by Williams, Emma.

The story of Hurry

A young donkey, named Hurry because he is always "on the trot," witnesses the sadness and suffering of the children in occupied Gaza and helps the only way he can--by letting the zookeeper paint stripes on him to make him a pretend zebra. Includes facts about the Happy Land Zoo and Gaza.

Nov 23, 2014
Sometimes you barf by Carlson, Nancy L., author, illustrator.

Sometimes you barf

When you are sick, vomiting can be a scary experience, but you will get better.

Nov 23, 2014
Outside by Gill, Deirdre, author, illustrator.

Outside

When his brother refuses to come outside, a child plays by himself in the snow and creates an imaginary world.

Nov 23, 2014
The misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Van Allsburg, Chris, author, illustrator.

The misadventures of Sweetie Pie

Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage--and a series of insufferable owners--to find a new home in the wild.

Nov 23, 2014
Mimi and Bear in the snow by Trasler, Janee, author, illustrator.

Mimi and Bear in the snow

Bear is Mimi's constant companion until one busy day, when Bear is not there.

Nov 23, 2014
Lion, lion by Busch, Miriam, author.

Lion, lion

A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals along the way.

Nov 23, 2014
Imani's moon by Brown-Wood, JaNay, author.

Imani's moon

Little Imani of the Maasai people longs to do something great, like touching the moon, but the other children just laugh at her.

Nov 23, 2014
I wanna go home by Orloff, Karen Kaufman, author.

I wanna go home

Through a series of letters, Alex tries to convince his parents that he should not be staying with his grandparents while they are away, but slowly comes to realize that he can have fun, even at Happy Hills Retirement Community.

Nov 23, 2014
Cat & Dog by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Cat & Dog

Dog takes care of a trio of kittens when their mother, Cat, gets trapped in a fisherman's van while trying to find breakfast.

Nov 23, 2014
Best friend trouble by Itani, Frances, 1942- author.

Best friend trouble

After a fight with her best friend, Lizzy, Hanna learns how to see things from another person's perspective.

Nov 23, 2014
Is there a dog in this book? by Schwarz, Viviane, author, illustrator.

Is there a dog in this book?

Can cats and dogs share the same turf? Revisit the age-old dilemma with a hide-and-seek romp among furry friends.

Nov 23, 2014
Ten thank-you letters by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Ten thank-you letters

While Pig is trying to finish a thank-you note to his grandmother, his best friend Rabbit repeatedly interrupts to borrow supplies for a series of his own notes, thanking all of the special people in their lives.

Nov 23, 2014
Pretty Minnie in Paris by Steel, Danielle.

Pretty Minnie in Paris

In Paris, France, Minnie, a long-haired teacup chihuahua who loves to dress up, gets separated from her fashion-loving owner, Francoise, at a fashion show.

Nov 23, 2014
Edgar's second word by Vernick, Audrey, author.

Edgar's second word

After waiting for her baby brother to arrive, and then waiting for him to learn to talk, Hazel is disappointed in his first word.

Nov 23, 2014
Chik chak Shabbat by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Chik chak Shabbat

Every Saturday in the apartment building, Goldie Simcha welcomes everyone in for her famous cholent and Shabbat meal. What happens when Goldie is feeling too sick on Friday to cook?

Nov 23, 2014
Voyage by Collins, Billy, author.

Voyage

"Voyage is an illustrated poem of fantasy, imagination, and magical transformations. A young boy searching the beach for treasure comes across a sailboat and pushes out to sea. Magically the boat becomes a book, and the little boy finds himself living out its adventure, pirate ship and all, far away in the fantastic world of words...until at last, as evening calms the winds, he returns to shore, pulling the boat behind him onto the sand."--Publisher's website.

Nov 23, 2014
A new friend for Marmalade by Reynolds, Alison, 1962- author.

A new friend for Marmalade

Best friends Ella, Maddy, and Marmalade the cat have different reactions when neighbor Toby comes over to play with them.

Nov 23, 2014
Moody Cow meditates by MacLean, Kerry Lee.

Moody Cow meditates

4 yrs+.

Nov 23, 2014
A hero's journey by Pendergrass, Daphne, adapter.

A hero's journey

"Manolo Sanchez comes from a family of champion bullfighters, but he would rather play music than fight bulls. Manolo Sanchez must find the courage to save his town" -- Provided from publisher,

Nov 23, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- author.

The Squickerwonkers

Nov 23, 2014
Pete the cat and his magic sunglasses by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.

Pete the cat and his magic sunglasses

"Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy--nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along"--

Nov 23, 2014
The sheep go on strike by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The sheep go on strike

When the sheep on a farm go on strike rather than having their warm coats sheared off, the other animals begin taking sides until, at last, a compromise can be reached.

Nov 23, 2014
How to bake a book by Burfoot, Ella.

How to bake a book

A young girl shares her recipe for baking the perfect book, from breaking ideas into a cup to adding periods and capital letters, with a pinch of good, a dash of bad, and carefully cut out characters mixed in.

Nov 23, 2014
I feel five! by Murguia, Bethanie Deeney, author.

I feel five!

Fritz can't wait to turn five! His birthday starts off well when he eats all five of his birthday pancakes and gets brand-new sneakers that fit perfectly. But when he looks in the mirror, nothing has changed. And his teeth won't wiggle - not a single one. Even after he gets to wear the birthday crown and everyone sings to him at school, five still seems a lot like four. What will it take for Fritz to feel five?

Nov 23, 2014
George in the dark by Valentine, Madeline, author, illustrator.

George in the dark

A little boy overcomes his fear of the dark during a daring teddy bear rescue.

Nov 23, 2014
Ed Emberley's bye-bye, big bad bullybug! by Emberley, Ed.

Ed Emberley's bye-bye, big bad bullybug!

Die-cut pages reveal the scary and mean parts of a bullybug as it prepares to attack some itty-bitty baby bugs, but a rescuer arrives on the scene before the bully can make good on its threats.

Nov 23, 2014
Coming home by Ruth, Greg, author, illustrator.

Coming home

Follows the emotions of a young boy as he waits at an airport for a family member to return home from serving in the military.

Nov 23, 2014
The Change Your Name Store by Shirtliffe, Leanne.

The Change Your Name Store

"Wilma Lee Wu doesn't like her name any more so she decides to try on some new names at the Change Your Name Store and is transported all over the world to new cultures"--

Nov 23, 2014
Beautiful moon - a child's prayer by Bolden, Tonya.

Beautiful moon - a child's prayer

"Under a radiant moon and surrounded by all the noises of the city at night, a little boy prays for those in need, for wars to end, for the sick to be healed, and for all the members of his family"--

Nov 23, 2014
Bad dog, Flash by Paul, Ruth, author, illustrator.

Bad dog, Flash

"When it comes to mischief, there are some things Flash just can't resist. From shoes to sticks and mud to licks, Flash gets into all kinds of trouble that elicits some (tough) love from from his owners. But as all dog lovers know, you can only scold your puppy for so long--and then it's back to giving them lots of love and affection"--

Nov 23, 2014
Arto's big move by Arnaldo, Monica, author, illustrator.

Arto's big move

Having lived in the cold, snowy North his entire life, Arto is upset about moving to the South when his mother gets a new job, until he makes a friend who teaches him that adapting to his surroundings might not be such a bad idea.

Nov 23, 2014
Julia, child by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author.

Julia, child

A fictional story about Julia Child as young girl in which she and her best friend Simca have many cooking adventures.

Nov 23, 2014
Peaceful piggy meditation by MacLean, Kerry Lee, author, illustrator.

Peaceful piggy meditation

Nov 23, 2014
Olive and the embarrassing gift by Freeman, Tor, author, illustrator.

Olive and the embarrassing gift

When the other animals laugh at Olive for wearing the hat she received as a gift from Joe, she is not sure what to do about it.

Nov 23, 2014
This orq - (he cave boy) by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

This orq - (he cave boy)

"Meet Orq. He cave boy. Meet Woma. He woolly mammoth. Orq love Woma. A lot. He want pet. Orq's mother say Woma shed. And smell. And not housetrained. Yuck. Woma not allowed in cave. But Orq has plan. Kind of."

Nov 23, 2014
Angelina's big city ballet by Holabird, Katharine.

Angelina's big city ballet

Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.

Nov 23, 2014
Dojo daycare by Tougas, Chris, author, illustrator.

Dojo daycare

One morning, six young ninjas are dropped off at Dojo Daycare. As soon as their ninja moms and ninja dads have left: KABOOM! KAPOW! The ninja boys and girls kick, push, punch, and quickly turn the place upside down in a full-blown ninja riot. Try as he might, the hapless master can't control the children, and the disaster plays out through lunchtime and story time. No one heeds the master's repeated mantra of honor, kindness, and respect-- until one little ninja steps up and rallies his ninja pa

Nov 23, 2014
Hunters of the great forest by Nolan, Dennis, 1945- author, illustrator.

Hunters of the great forest

"A band of hunters goes off on a mysterious but worthwhile expedition in this wordless picture book"--

Nov 23, 2014
Max and the won't go to bed show by Sperring, Mark, author.

Max and the won't go to bed show

Max does magic tricks to delay bedtime as long as possible.

Nov 23, 2014
A letter for Leo by Ruzzier, Sergio, author, illustrator.

A letter for Leo

When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.

Nov 23, 2014
A piece of cake by Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.

A piece of cake

Mouse has baked a special treat for Little Bird's birthday, but delivering it to his friend isn't easy--not when everyone he meets along the way offers to trade something for a piece of cake.

Nov 23, 2014
Miss Twiggley's tree by Fox, Dorothea Warren, 1914-1999.

Miss Twiggley's tree

Shy Miss Twiggley lives in a tree with her dog. Her odd ways cause a commotion in town until a hurricane strikes.

Nov 23, 2014
Maple & Willow together by Nichols, Lori, author, illustrator.

Maple & Willow together

Nature-loving sisters Maple and Willow smooth over a rough patch in their friendship in their own unique way.

Nov 23, 2014
The mitten string - repairing the world, a stitch at a time by Rosner, Jennifer.

The mitten string - repairing the world, a stitch at a time

Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

Nov 23, 2014
What's the big idea, Charlie Brown? by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author.

What's the big idea, Charlie Brown?

Nov 23, 2014
What to do when you're sent to your room by Stott, Ann, 1964- author.

What to do when you're sent to your room

Getting into trouble after feeding his dinner to the dog again, Ben embarks on a period of "solitary confinement" in his room, where he passes the time by eating hidden snacks, liberating his caged pets, and honing his slingshot skills.

Nov 23, 2014
Seb and Hamish by Daly, Jude, author.

Seb and Hamish

Seb and Mama go to visit Mrs Kenny, but there's a dog called Hamish at the house too. Woof woof, says Hamish. "Home," says Seb in a little voice. While Mama and Mrs Kenny have tea, Hamish is shut in another room and Seb plays with his train set . He gets so absorbed he forgets all about Hamish - until a piece of his cookie slips under the door. Seb puts his finger through the gap, peeps under the door, and two gentle eyes look back at him. "Hello, Hamish," says Seb. When it's time to go home, Ma

Nov 23, 2014
The seasons of Little Wolf by London, Jonathan, 1947-

The seasons of Little Wolf

Almost from the time they are born, Little Wolf enjoys playing with Sister Wolf and their brothers, but the pups are also learning from Gray Wolf and White Wolf about how to survive in the wild one day. Includes facts about wolves.

Nov 23, 2014
The princess who had no kingdom by Jones, Ursula.

The princess who had no kingdom

Rejected by all of the other royal families she meets, it takes an encounter with a humble court jester, who declares her the queen of his heart, for the princess to discover where her kingdom really lies.

Nov 23, 2014
All aboard! by Dotlich, Rebecca Kai.

All aboard!

"Illustrations and rhyming text show two boys who meet on a train ride--as they pass through various landscapes and by other hard-working trains--on their way to camp"--

Nov 23, 2014
Dragon's extraordinary egg by Gliori, Debi.

Dragon's extraordinary egg

A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own, although Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.

Nov 23, 2014
Blizzard by Rocco, John, author, illustrator.

Blizzard

"After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience"--

Nov 23, 2014
Goodnight, you by Côté, Geneviève, author, illustrator.

Goodnight, you

"As darkness falls, two very different friends explore what scares them... and discover that with a bit of help, it's possible to see things in a new light"-- From dust jacket flap.

Nov 23, 2014
Up & down by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Up & down

Deciding to visit a friend he has been missing, Little Penguin leaps off his iceberg and embarks on a journey filled with ups and downs and ins and outs before the two are reunited, in a concept story that introduces opposites.

Nov 21, 2014
Hello, airplane! by Cotter, Bill, author, illustrator.

Hello, airplane!

Illustrations and easy-to-read text follow an airplane as it says good-bye to the ground and hello to the sky, where it flies over a town, mountains, clouds, and people.

Nov 21, 2014
Littleland - around the world by Billet, Marion, author.

Littleland - around the world

Join the little ones on their fantastic voyage of discovery around the world. There are fascinating new sights and sounds to be identified in each country, from the UK to Japan!

Nov 21, 2014
Stanley's garage by Bee, William, author, ilustrator.

Stanley's garage

"Stanley is working at his garage today. From filling up Hattie's red sport car with gas to changing the tire on Shamus' and Little Woo's blue car, it sure is a busy day. As his friends each come in with their car problems, Stanley knows just what to do to get them back on the road"--

Nov 21, 2014
Stanley the builder by Bee, William, author, illustrator.

Stanley the builder

"What a job for Stanley--he's building a house for his friend, Myrtle. He will need his digger and his bulldozer and his cement mixer. He will also need his friend, Charlie to help. But will they manage to build the whole house?"--

Nov 21, 2014
100 things that make me happy by Schwartz, Amy, author, illustrator.

100 things that make me happy

Lists a wide variety of items, from red socks to peekaboo, that can make one happy.

Nov 21, 2014
The dreidel that wouldn't spin - a toyshop tale of Hanukkah by Simpson, Martha Seif, 1954-

The dreidel that wouldn't spin - a toyshop tale of Hanukkah

The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.

Nov 21, 2014
The night parade by Roscoe, Lily, author.

The night parade

In the Night Parade children play and sing while their parents sleep.

Nov 21, 2014
Sam's pet temper by Bhadra, Sangeeta, author.

Sam's pet temper

"Sam has a new pet. It's a TEMPER, and he found it on the playground. At first, the temper is great company. But before long, it becomes hard to handle, and Sam starts to wish it would leave him alone. One dreadful day, the Temper takes things TOO FAR, and Sam knows he has to do something..." -- From dust jacket flap.

Nov 21, 2014
Max & Ruby's happy holidays treasury. by

Max & Ruby's happy holidays treasury.

A collection of eight stories featuring Ruby and her little brother Max as they share a variety of adventures.

Nov 21, 2014
Sugar white snow and evergreens - a winter wonderland of color by Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari.

Sugar white snow and evergreens - a winter wonderland of color

"Verses follow a family as they visit a maple-sugaring farm and notice a variety of colors in their surroundings"--

Nov 21, 2014
Before after by Ramstein, Anne-Margot, author.

Before after

"Everyone knows that a tiny acorn grows into a mighty oak and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. But in this clever, visually enchanting volume, it's also true that a cow can result in both a bottle of milk and a painting of a cow, and an ape in a jungle may become an urban King Kong. Just as day turns into night and back again, a many-tiered cake is both created and eaten down to a single piece. With simple, graphic illustrations sure to appeal to even the youngest of children, this beautiful r

Nov 21, 2014
You are (not) small by Kang, Anna, author.

You are (not) small

"Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!"--Jacket flap.

Nov 21, 2014
Littleland by Billet, Marion.

Littleland

With things to do, places to go and people to visit, there's just so much for the little ones to enjoy. An adorable and stylish first book for the very young!

Nov 21, 2014
Wall by Cole, Tom Clohosy, author, illustrator.

Wall

Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is built.

Nov 20, 2014
Race from A to Z by Scieszka, Jon, author.

Race from A to Z

Dump trucks, fire trucks, and even garbage trucks join in a race through the streets of Trucktown.

Nov 20, 2014
Lucky by Mackintosh, David, author, illustrator.

Lucky

When Leo's mother announces there will be a surprise at dinner, Leo and his brother are desperate to find out what it is, and their imaginations run wild.

Nov 20, 2014
Elsa and the Night by Mellgren, Jons

Elsa and the Night

Nov 19, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline/ Fraser-Allen, Johnny (ILT)/ Jackson, Peter (FRW)/ Walsh, Fran (FRW)/ Boyens, Philippa (FRW)

The Squickerwonkers

Nov 19, 2014
Skippyjon Jones snow what by Schachner, Judith Byron.

Skippyjon Jones snow what

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.

Nov 19, 2014
Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise

Ruby's pets compete for her affection on Valentine's Day.

Nov 18, 2014
Let's visit Vancouver by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Vancouver

"The Adventures of Bella & Harry" is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. In this book Bella and Harry travel to Vancouver, a city in British Columbia, Canada. They go snowboarding, visit Chinatown area, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, see some moose, Native American totem poles, visit Gastown, a clock tower, the English Bay Inukshuk,

Nov 16, 2014
Arthur's Halloween by Brown, Marc Tolon.

Arthur's Halloween

Arthur finds everything about Halloween scary, including his little sister's costume, his morning snack, and the big house on the corner.

Nov 16, 2014
Let's visit Saint Petersburg by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Saint Petersburg

"The Adventures of Bella & Harry" is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. In this book Bella and Harry travel to Saint Petersburg, Russia. They play with Russian nesting dolls, visit the Church of Our Savior On Spilled Blood, the Gardens of Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Saint Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square and watch the Russian Ballet p

Nov 16, 2014