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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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2014
What's the big idea, Charlie Brown? by Reeves, Diane Lindsey, 1959- author.

What's the big idea, Charlie Brown?

Nov 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2014
For every dog an angel by Davis, Christine.

For every dog an angel

Nov 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2014