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Papa's backpack by Carroll, James Christopher, 1960- author, illustrator.

Papa's backpack

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Jul 4, 2015
The moon is going to Addy's house by Pearle, Ida, author, illustrator.

The moon is going to Addy's house

The moon follows Addy all over the city before finally settling in at her house for bedtime.

Jul 4, 2015
Billy's booger - a memoir (which is a true story, which this books is) by Joyce, William, 1957- author, illustrator.

Billy's booger - a memoir (which is a true story, which this books is)

A true story of William Joyce's first book Billy's booger written when he was in fourth grade. Billy's wild imagination gets him into trouble at school, but a creative writing contest could be the perfect opportunity for him to shine.

Jul 4, 2015
Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party! by Lord, Cynthia/ Anderson, Derek (ILT)

Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party!

Jul 4, 2015
Henry Hyena, why won't you laugh? by Jantzen, Douglas.

Henry Hyena, why won't you laugh?

"Young Henry Hyena loves to join his fellow hyenas in poking fun at animals at the zoo. But the jokes aren't making Henry laugh anymore--with the help of a wise old giraffe, Henry gets his laugh back in an unexpected way"--

Jul 4, 2015
Granddaddy's Turn by Bandy, Michael S./ Stein, Eric/ Ransome, James (ILT)

Granddaddy's Turn

Jul 4, 2015
The flying hand of Marco B. by Leiter, Richard.

The flying hand of Marco B.

"Marco is riding in the backseat of a car driven by his parents. Being bored, he puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. As he does so, his fantasy takes him on a wild ride up in the sky"--

Jul 4, 2015
Pig and Pug by Berry, Lynne (Children's fiction writer)

Pig and Pug

Two pocket-size pets meet and get into a tussle when Pug insists that Pig is a pudgy pug, and again when Pig calls Pug a muddy pig.

Jul 4, 2015
Duck's vacation by Soffer, Gilad, author, illustrator.

Duck's vacation

Duck is trying to enjoy a relaxing vacation, but with each turn of the page, the reader causes some calamity.

Jul 4, 2015
Not this bear by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Not this bear

"It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure. But school turns out to be full of fun--painting pictures, listening to stories, and making new friends. Maybe this bear will like school after all"--

Jul 4, 2015
Float by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Float

"Wordless picture book about a boy who loses his paper boat in the rain"--

Jul 4, 2015
One family by Shannon, George, author.

One family

In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.

Jul 4, 2015
Melissa's octopus and other unsuitable pets by Voake, Charlotte, author, artist.

Melissa's octopus and other unsuitable pets

"There are certain animals that make suitable pets, like a cat, a dog or a guinea pig. Then there are other animals that definitely make unsuitable pets, like an octopus, a warthog or an elephant. They are much too large, too messy and, well, just a tad free-spirited. They also have a tendency to break things...like floors, ceilings and tables. But can you guess what makes the most unsuitable pet ever? Here's a clue...he has a long, scaly green tail and very sharp teeth"--Publisher's website.

Jul 4, 2015
Night Animals by Marino, Gianna

Night Animals

Jul 4, 2015
The Newbies by Catalanotto, Peter

The Newbies

Jul 4, 2015
Hey, baby, it's time to come out! by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Hey, baby, it's time to come out!

When Max learns that his mother is going to have a baby, he talks and sings to his unborn sibling but he cannot seem to make the baby come out sooner.

Jul 4, 2015
Monkey - not ready for kindergarten by Brown, Marc Tolon, author, illustrator.

Monkey - not ready for kindergarten

Kindergarten is just a week away and Monkey is not ready, but with help and encouragement from family and friends, he begins to get excited.

Jul 4, 2015
Ginny Louise and the school showdown by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Ginny Louise and the school showdown

"Ginny Louise stands up to bullying by the Truman Elementary Troublemakers and wins them over with her unwavering cheerfulness"--

Jul 4, 2015
Monkey and the little one by Alexander, Claire, author, illustrator.

Monkey and the little one

"Monkey lives a quiet life, all alone in the jungle. That is until a visitor arrives and makes himself right at home. Now Monkey's life is anything but peaceful. Will he ever get along with the Little One? Monkey and the Little One is a heartwarming story of reluctant friendship and the power of jam sandwiches"--Jacket.

Jul 4, 2015
Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Potter, Alicia, author.

Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats

"Miss Hazeltine opens her home to cats who need help learning how to be brave, and their new skills are put to use when she finds herself in a bind"--

Jul 4, 2015