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The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night by Spier, Peter

The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night

Sep 9, 2014
I know a bear by Ruiz Johnson, Mariana, author, illustrator.

I know a bear

Each time a girl visits a bear in a zoo, she listens to his tales of the vast and wondrous Land of the Bears, his home that he will never see again.

Sep 9, 2014
The leaves on the trees by Wiley, Thom.

The leaves on the trees

Follows a group of children as they enjoy the sights and smells of fall, including the crunchy leaves and those that have changed color.

Sep 9, 2014
Ripple's Effect by Achor, Shawn

Ripple's Effect

Sep 10, 2014
Mr. Wayne's masterpiece by Polacco, Patricia.

Mr. Wayne's masterpiece

Because she is afraid to read an essay aloud in English class, young Patricia is invited to take Mr. Wayne's drama class where she paints sets, participates in fun exercises, and memorizes every part in the play the others are rehearsing.

Sep 10, 2014
Roland Humphrey is wearing a what? by Kiernan-Johnson. Eileen.

Roland Humphrey is wearing a what?

Roland Humphrey is a little boy who likes sparkly things and bright colors. He likes both sports and ballet, and doesn't understand why girls can like both but not boys. Will he bow to peer pressure, or follow his heart and be the authentic Roland Humphrey?

Sep 10, 2014
Brothers by McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.


Although two brothers are different in many ways, they are alike, too--most importantly, in their love for each other.

Sep 10, 2014
The best teacher ever by Mayer, Mercer, 1943-

The best teacher ever

Little Critter really likes his teacher, Miss Kitty, so he tries to come up with a special present for her for Teacher Appreciation Day, but things keep going wrong.

Sep 10, 2014
Is it Christmas yet? by Chapman, Jane, 1970-

Is it Christmas yet?

While waiting impatiently for the big day to arrive, Teddy tries to help Big Bear with Christmas preparations.

Sep 11, 2014
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown by Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

On Halloween, Linus and Sally wait for the Great Pumpkin, while the other children go for treats. And all Charlie Brown gets for trick-or-treat is a rock.

Sep 11, 2014
Catch that cookie! by Durand, Hallie.

Catch that cookie!

Marshall refuses to believe that gingerbread men can run, even after a series of clues leads his class on a riddle-filled gingerbread cookie hunt.

Sep 12, 2014
Barbie - bedtime story collection. by

Barbie - bedtime story collection.

Sep 13, 2014
Miss Brooks' Story Nook by Bottner, Barbara, author.

Miss Brooks' Story Nook

A school librarian encourages her students to make up stories, and teaches a lesson about bullying in the process.

Sep 13, 2014
Flashlight by Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.


In this story without words, a boy explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.

Sep 14, 2014
One special Christmas by Butler, M. Christina.

One special Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Little Hedgehog is delighted to deliver some presents for the ailing Santa, but he will never be able to finish the job in time without help from his friends.

Sep 14, 2014
Wednesday by Bertier, Anne.


"Wednesday is about Little Round and Big Square, two friends that get together to play every Wednesday"--

Sep 15, 2014
The zoo box by Cohn, Ariel, author.

The zoo box

"When Erika and Patrick's parents leave them home alone for the night, they head straight to the attic to explore. When they open a mysterious box, hundreds of animals come pouring out! Soon the town is awash in more and more zoo animals, until Erika and Patrick discover that the tables have been turned... and the animals now run a zoo full of humans!" --

Sep 15, 2014
When Aunt Mattie got her wings by Mathers, Petra, author, illustrator.

When Aunt Mattie got her wings

When Aunt Mattie dies, best friends Lottie and Herbie console each other and celebrate Aunt Mattie's life by scattering her ashes and preparing her favorite snack--peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (with bananas).

Sep 15, 2014
What there is before there is anything there / A Scary Story by Liniers, 1973- author, illustrator.

What there is before there is anything there / A Scary Story

A boy who is afraid of the dark waits anxiously in bed for the strange creatures that visit him every night to descend from the ceiling, before discovering that even his parents' bed is not safe.

Sep 15, 2014
While you were napping by Offill, Jenny, 1968-

While you were napping

A child tells an outlandish tale of what took place while a younger sibling was taking a nap.

Sep 15, 2014