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Snail and Slug by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Snail and Slug

When Snail and Slug decide to have a picnic, a mean banana slug demands they fork over their lettuce, but the pair of new friends find the courage to stand up to the bully.

May 24, 2016
Wolf camp by Zuill, Andrea, author, illustrator.

Wolf camp

"Homer the dog goes away to wolf camp to learn how to bring out his inner wolf"--

May 24, 2016
Maya by Jain, Mahak, author.


After the lights go out in her house, Maya's mother distracts her from her fear of the dark with a retelling of the legend of the banyan tree.

May 24, 2016
Cowpoke Clyde rides the range by Mortensen, Lori, 1955-

Cowpoke Clyde rides the range

"Learning to ride a bike sure isn't easy--but Cowpoke Clyde sticks with it until he's riding like a pro! Good thing he's got his trusty friend Dawg to look out for him"--

May 24, 2016
Elmer and the big bird by McKee, David.

Elmer and the big bird

When Elmer the patchwork elephant learns that a bully is bothering the smaller birds, he devises a plan to teach the bully bird a lesson.

May 24, 2016
Hammer and nails by Bledsoe, Josh, author.

Hammer and nails

"After her play date is cancelled, a young girl and her dad have a fun day tackling their to-do lists together"--

May 24, 2016
Hello, My Name Is Octicorn by Diller, Kevin (CRT)/ Lowe, Justin (CRT)/ Talib, Binny (ILT)

Hello, My Name Is Octicorn

May 24, 2016
If not for you by Dylan, Bob, 1941-

If not for you

"An interpretation of the lyrics to Bob Dylan's 1970 song, 'If Not For You,' reimagined to portray the love between parent and child"--

May 24, 2016
The mouse who reached the sky by Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.

The mouse who reached the sky

Unable to reach the beautiful red ball in the sky by herself, Mouse seeks the help of her friends Mole and Rabbit.

May 24, 2016
More-igami by Kleber, Dori, author.


Joey, who loves anything that can fold, learns origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, but it takes lots of time and practice before he can perfect the craft.

May 24, 2016
You made me a mother by Sala, Laurenne, author.

You made me a mother

A mother shares with her child what it was like to become a mother, and how she has dedicated herself to loving her little one.

May 24, 2016
Mousequerade ball / A Counting Tale by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Mousequerade ball / A Counting Tale

"When ten mice get dressed up for a fancy ball the arrival of a cat sends them fleeing but what if the cat's only intention is to dance the night away? Counting up and counting down, dancing all the while, this delightful story invites readers to the event of the season: The Mousquerade Ball!"--

May 24, 2016
Night guard by Lea, Synne, 1974- author.

Night guard

"This poetry collection explores important concepts such as friendship, fear, and loneliness"--

May 24, 2016
One little, two little, three little children by DiPucchio, Kelly S.

One little, two little, three little children

A rhyming celebration of the diversity and universality of children and their families.

May 24, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac.

Rules of the house

Ian always follows the rules and his sister, Jenny, never does, but when she angers some monsters while breaking all the rules of their vacation house in the woods, Ian first runs away, then realizes there should be a rule about protecting your sister from being eaten by monsters.

May 24, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics, short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken  treasures - literary classics, short, sweet, and silly

Converts famous works of literature into simple children's verse, including "The Odyssey," "Jane Eyre," and "Hamlet."

May 24, 2016
With Dad, it's like that by Brun-Cosme, Nadine, author.

With Dad, it's like that

"When Mom's at the movies, Dad is in charge of bath time, dinnertime, and bedtime. Nothing is quite right--but maybe that's not so bad"--

May 25, 2016
The ugly dumpling by Campisi, Stephanie, author.

The ugly dumpling

An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.

May 25, 2016
One hundred bones! by Zommer, Yuval, author, artist.

One hundred bones!

May 25, 2016
The Two Tims by Elliott, David/ Alborozo, Gabriel (ILT)

The Two Tims

May 25, 2016