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Carl's Halloween by Day, Alexandra, author.

Carl's Halloween

"Carl and Madeleine dress up in costume and go out on a Halloween adventure"--

Aug 30, 2015
Otter loves Halloween! by Garton, Sam, author, illustrator.

Otter loves Halloween!

Otter and Teddy celebrate Halloween.

Aug 30, 2015
Rosie goes to preschool by Katz, Karen, author, illustrator.

Rosie goes to preschool

Rosie, a helpful preschooler, offers advice to children facing their first day of preschool.

Aug 31, 2015
Your alien by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Your alien

When a little boy meets a stranded alien child, the two quickly become friends, but at bedtime, the alien suddenly grows very sad, and the boy tries to figure out what his new friend needs to be happy again.

Aug 31, 2015
The wonderful things you will be by Martin, Emily Winfield, author, illustrator.

The wonderful things you will be

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a parent's musings about what a child will become, knowing that the child's kindness, cleverness, and boldness will shine through no matter what, as will the love they share.

Aug 31, 2015
Penny & Jelly - the school show by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Penny & Jelly - the school show

As the talent show nears, Penny and her trusty canine companion Jelly scramble to find Penny's talent.

Aug 31, 2015
That's (not) mine by Kang, Anna, author.

That's (not) mine

Two fuzzy animals have a silly argument about a chair that ends with a surprise.

Aug 31, 2015
On the ball by Pinkney, J. Brian, author, illustrator.

On the ball

"Owen loves soccer, but isn't the best at playing it. After a particularly disastrous day on the field, Owen is benched. He is feeling so low that he doesn't notice the ball rolling away from him until it's too late. In his effort to get it back, he discovers that he has more skills than he realizes"--

Aug 31, 2015
The nutcracker by Schulman, Janet.

The nutcracker

One Christmas after hearing how the toy nutcracker made by her godfather got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.

Aug 31, 2015
Max the brave by Vere, Ed, author, illustrator.

Max the brave

Max is a cute kitten who dreams of becoming a brave mouse-catcher. So he sets off in search of a mouse, and discovers that bravery perhaps is not so important after all.

Aug 31, 2015
Louis I, king of sheep by

Louis I, king of sheep

"Readers will delight in Louis’s increasingly elaborate fantasy of what comes with being a supreme ruler: the pleasures, the responsibilities, the capriciousness. “What’s good for me is good for my people,” thinks King Louis in this clever fable about the randomness and absurdity of power, but also its abuses, and the hidden dangers in a society built on conformity. There’s loads of wit and humor that will appeal to readers of all ages, but will also serve as a basis for discussing experiences o

Aug 31, 2015
Tucky Jo and Little Heart by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Tucky Jo and Little Heart

A fifteen-year-old soldier in World War II meets a sweet young girl in the Philippines who helps him remember what he is fighting for as he helps her and others of her village avoid starvation, and many years later she returns his kindness.

Aug 31, 2015
When Dad Showed Me the Universe by Stark, Ulf/ Eriksson, Eva (ILT)

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Aug 31, 2015
My dog, Bob by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

My dog, Bob

"Like all dogs, Bob likes breakfast, takes rides in the family car and digs for bones. He's just like any other dog--except for a few quirks"--

Aug 31, 2015
When I feel jealous by Spelman, Cornelia.

When I feel jealous

A young bear describes situations that make her jealous, how it feels to be jealous, and how she can feel better. Includes a note to parents and teachers.

Aug 31, 2015
When I feel good about myself by Spelman, Cornelia.

When I feel good about myself

A young guinea pig explains that self-confidence comes from learning new things without being afraid of making mistakes and to remember that everyone has different qualities that make them lovable.

Aug 31, 2015
There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight by Klostermann, Penny Parker.

There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight

In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a greedy, hungry dragon eventually learns moderation.

Aug 31, 2015
Peppa Pig. Peppa's windy fall day by

Peppa Pig. Peppa's windy fall day

"It's a windy fall day - perfect for playing outside and jumping in big piles of colorful leaves! Join Peppa and her family as they enjoy outdoor fun in the crisp, autumn air."--Back cover.

Aug 31, 2015
Leo - a ghost story by Barnett, Mac, author.

Leo - a ghost story

Leo is a friendly house ghost--but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend.

Aug 31, 2015
The stranded whale by Yolen, Jane, author.

The stranded whale

When Sally and her brother spot a beached whale on their way home from school in Maine, the town races to save the whale. Meanwhile, Sally sits close to the whale's eye and assures the stranded creature of its strength and beauty.

Aug 31, 2015