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Letter lunch by Gutiérrez, Elisa, 1972- author.

Letter lunch

Hoping for a tasty alphabet lunch, a hungry brother and sister forage for edible letters in their back yard, at the local market, and through the woods before cooking up a feast of vowel-seasoned consonants to share with friends.

Apr 20, 2014
The poem that will not end - fun with poetic forms and voices by Graham, Joan Bransfield, author.

The poem that will not end - fun with poetic forms and voices

Ryan O'Brian is riding a wave of inspiration with no shoreline in sigh--he can't STOP writing poetry. In the cafeteria with french fries. In the bathroom with toothpaste. Even on the soccer field with mud!

Apr 20, 2014
Bear flies high by Rosen, Michael, 1946-

Bear flies high

Bear usually spends his days on the beach, singing and watching birds, but when he leaves to visit a carnival, his dream of flying may just come true.

Apr 22, 2014
Brother Hugo and the bear by Beebe, Katy.

Brother Hugo and the bear

After painstakingly handcrafting a replacement copy of a library book, a medieval monk tries to protect it from a hungry bear with a taste for literature. Includes historical note on illuminated manuscripts.

Apr 22, 2014
May there always be sunshine - a traditional song by Gill, Jim.

May there always be sunshine - a traditional song

Using thoughts children have shared during concerts, the book expands on a traditional Russian folk song.

Apr 22, 2014
Quiet bunny & noisy puppy by McCue, Lisa.

Quiet bunny & noisy puppy

Quiet Bunny's forest friends all hibernate or go south for the winter, but when he meets a puppy from a nearby farm the two become the best of friends, even though they are opposites in every way.

Apr 22, 2014
On Kiki's reef by Malnor, Carol, author.

On Kiki's reef

"A green sea turtle hatches and grows up in the ocean, then moves to shallower water near a coral reef where she spends most of the rest of her life. Includes supplementary information about turtles, coral reef creatures, maps, and activities"--

Apr 22, 2014
Yoko finds her way by Wells, Rosemary.

Yoko finds her way

When Yoko gets lost in the airport, she uses her sign-reading skills to find her way back to her mama.

Apr 22, 2014
A Mountain of Friends by Schoene, Kerstin

A Mountain of Friends

Apr 22, 2014
Snoring Beauty by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

Snoring Beauty

"A new spin on "Sleeping Beauty" told from the perspective of a little mouse who can't get to sleep because of the princess's very loud snoring"--

Apr 22, 2014
The Girl and the Bicycle by Pett, Mark/ Pett, Mark (ILT)

The Girl and the Bicycle

Apr 22, 2014
Boa's bad birthday by Willis, Jeanne, author.

Boa's bad birthday

Boa is hoping to enjoy his best birthday ever, but most of his friends' gifts are very disappointing.

Apr 22, 2014
My bus by Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.

My bus

"A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home"--

Apr 22, 2014
May the stars drip down by Chatelain, Jeremy.

May the stars drip down

A lullaby that invites the reader to take a starlit journey from a wide desert, down a mountain path, and on to a coastline town.

Apr 22, 2014
The quayside cat by Forward, Toby, 1950- author.

The quayside cat

Jim, the quayside cat, having heard many tales of life at sea from Old Tregarn, persuades the former ship's cat to join him on a voyage of his own.

Apr 22, 2014
The line by Bossio, Paula, illustrator.

The line

A little girl stumbles onto a line ... and endless possibilities for fun! With a twist and a shake of the line, it becomes a slide, a giant bubble or even a jungle vine. But what -- or who -- could be at the other end?

Apr 22, 2014
Here comes Destructosaurus! by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author.

Here comes Destructosaurus!

Destructosaurus lays waste to a city, but he really is just looking for his teddy bear.

Apr 22, 2014
Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover

Amelia and her best friend, Princess Sparkle-Heart, do almost everything together, so when the Princess suffers an accident, Amelia's mother puts her sewing box to good use and makes the doll better than ever.

Apr 22, 2014
The pigeon needs a bath! by Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.

The pigeon needs a bath!

The Pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won't go willingly.

Apr 22, 2014
Monster chefs by Anderson, Brian, 1974-

Monster chefs

Tired of eating only eyeballs and ketchup, a horrible king sends his four monster chefs out to find something different for him to eat, with surprising results.

Apr 22, 2014