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If not for you by Dylan, Bob, 1941- author.

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."--

Jun 23, 2016
Hello, my name is Octicorn by Diller, Kevin, author.

Hello, my name is Octicorn

The octicorn-- half octopus and half unicorn-- introduces himself and tells readers why, though strange and unique, octicorns make great friends.

Jun 23, 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"--

Jun 23, 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.

Jun 23, 2016
Cowpoke Clyde rides the range by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

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"--

Jun 23, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac, author.

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.

Jun 23, 2016
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.

Jun 23, 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"--

Jun 23, 2016
An armadillo in New York by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator.

An armadillo in New York

Arlo is an armadillo who is always up for adventure. His grandfather, Augustin, loved adventure too. When Arlo was born, Augustin wrote travel journals about his favorite places for Arlo to use when he was old enough to go exploring on his own. When Arlo reads about New York and the mysterious Lady Liberty, he decides it's time for his next adventure. He travels to New York and, guided by Augustin's journal, discovers the joys of the city: gazing at the vast skyline, visiting the Guggenheim, wal

Jun 24, 2016
Elmer and the birthday quake by McKee, David.

Elmer and the birthday quake

Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur investigate a distant noise and see their friend Super El rescue Old, a pink elephant whose 100th birthday celebration caused an earthquake.

Jun 24, 2016
The dead bird by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

The dead bird

When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave.

Jun 24, 2016
The complete Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Barrett, Judi.

The complete Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

The Town of Chewandswallow is very much like any other tiny town, except for its weather. It never rains rain and it never snows snow and it never blows just wind. It rains things like soup and juice. It snows things like mashed potatoes and popcorn. And sometimes the wind blows in storms of hamburgers. Life for the townspeople of Chewandswallow is delicious! Delicious, that is, until the weather takes a sudden turn for the worse in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. The town is suddenly plagued

Jun 24, 2016
An armadillo in Paris by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator.

An armadillo in Paris

A winsome armadillo from Brazil takes a trip to Paris in this delightful new picture book from Julie Kraulis. Arlo is an armadillo who is always up for adventure. His grandfather, Augustin, loved adventure too. When Arlo was born, Augustin wrote travel journals about his favorite places for Arlo to use when he was hold enough to go exploring on his own. When Arlo reads about Paris and the one the French call La Dame de Fer, or Iron Lady, he decides it's time to strike out on his first adventure.

Jun 24, 2016
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast by Funk, Josh, author.

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast

"Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship--until they discover that there's only one drop of maple syrup left. Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and reeling down the linguini. But who will enjoy the sweet taste of victory? And could working together be better than tearing each other apart? The action-packed rhyme makes for an adrenaline-filled breakfast!"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 24, 2016
Groundhog's day off by Pearlman, Robb, author.

Groundhog's day off

Tired of being asked only about the weather, a sensitive groundhog decides to take a vacation right before the big day in February.

Jun 24, 2016
Elmer and the hippos by McKee, David.

Elmer and the hippos

When hippopotamuses come to live at the elephants' river, Elmer finds out why they have come and enlists his friends to help them make things better.

Jun 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"--

Jun 24, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

Jun 24, 2016
Veronica on Petunia's farm by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980.

Veronica on Petunia's farm

When Veronica the hippopotamus arrives at Petunia's farm, the animals object to her ways and looks until she gets sick, at which time they decide they like her after all.

Jun 25, 2016
The perfect dog by O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.

The perfect dog

"A girl tries to pick the perfect dog for her, but in the end, the right dog picks her"--

Jun 25, 2016