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Yard sale by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

Yard sale

Callie and her family are moving from their house to an apartment, so they're having a yard sale. It can be hard to let things go, but in the end, it's who you have - not what you have - that counts.

May 4, 2015
Tommy can't stop by Federle, Tim.

Tommy can't stop

Tommy has worn out his parents and sister with his bouncing, clomping, and leaping, but when they convince him to try tap dancing, he finds it the perfect outlet for his energy.

May 4, 2015
Have you seen my monster? by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

Have you seen my monster?

Invites young readers to identify shapes while helping a small girl search the fair for her pet monster.

May 4, 2015
A lullaby for Little One by Casey, Dawn, 1975-

A lullaby for Little One

Sharing a last game at the end of a lovely day filled with laughter and fun, little Bunny and Big Daddy Rabbit are joined by their woodland friends until little Bunny tires of all the hullabaloo, prompting a special lullaby by Big Daddy Rabbit.

May 4, 2015
Aliens in underpants save the world by Freedman, Claire.

Aliens in underpants save the world

The Aliens in Underpants want to save the world.

May 4, 2015
Little Red Henry by Urban, Linda, author.

Little Red Henry

Well, there's overprotective--and then there's Little Red Henry's family! A hilarious tale about what happens when a coddled kid asserts his independence. Little redheaded Henry's family treats him like a baby. They dress him. They feed him. They brush his "widdle toofers." But he's not a baby anymore. He's a little boy who wants to do things for himself. So with his family watching anxiously from the wings, Henry sets out on a glorious day of independence. But will things swing too far in the o

May 4, 2015
Otter in Space by Garton, Sam/ Garton, Sam (ILT)

Otter in Space

May 4, 2015
I'm not reading! by Allen, Jonathan, 1957- author.

I'm not reading!

Baby Owl reluctantly reads a story to Baby Chick, whose numerous brothers, sisters, cousins, and friends join in and test Baby Owl's patience.

May 4, 2015
See you next year by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author.

See you next year

Summer vacations can be magical. Especially when you go back to the same place every year. A place where you can learn to dive under the waves. A place where digging a hole to the center of the earth seems possible. A place where nothing ever changes and where each long, lazy day unfolds just as it did the year before. See You Next Year is the story of one such place. Only this year, something does change. And sometimes, change turns out to be a good thing.

May 4, 2015
I love ewe - an ode to animal moms by Zenz, Aaron.

I love ewe - an ode to animal moms

"From baby geese to kangaroos to humans, every mom and dad is known by his or her own special name. Bouncing texts full of fun wordplay and adorable illustrations feature animal parents of every shape and size, and encourage little readers to express biglove. Don't be afraid to say I love ewe!"--

May 4, 2015
Hug a bull - an ode to animal dads by Zenz, Aaron.

Hug a bull - an ode to animal dads

"From baby geese to kangaroos to humans, every mom and dad is known by his or her own special name. Bouncing texts full of fun wordplay and adorable illustrations feature animal parents of every shape and size, and encourage little readers to express biglove. Go ahead and hug a bull!"--

May 4, 2015
Good morning to me! by Judge, Lita, author, illustrator.

Good morning to me!

"A picture book about a parrot named Beatrix, who is very awake, very excited to see her friends, and has a very hard time using her 'inside voice"'--

May 4, 2015
Duchess Bakes a Cake by Kahl, Virginia

Duchess Bakes a Cake

May 4, 2015
Bulldozer's big day by Fleming, Candace, author.

Bulldozer's big day

Bulldozer wants to invite all of his coworkers to a party to celebrate his special day, but to them it's just another day for scooping, sifting, stirring, and more.

May 4, 2015
Night sky dragons by Peet, Mal, author.

Night sky dragons

Young Yazul's love for making kites with his grandfather meets with disapproval from his father, a lord along the Silk Road, until their community is attacked by bandits and Yazul and his grandfather use their skills to help.

May 4, 2015
Who will tuck me in tonight? by Roth, Carol.

Who will tuck me in tonight?

Various farm animal mothers do their best to tuck Woolly the lamb into bed, but nothing is quite right until Mother Sheep arrives.

May 4, 2015
A funny thing happened on the way to school ... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

A funny thing happened on the way to school ...

A humorous story about imaginative excuses for being late to school.

May 4, 2015
I'm the biggest thing in the ocean by Sherry, Kevin.

I'm the biggest thing in the ocean

A giant squid brags about being bigger than everything else in the ocean--almost.

May 4, 2015
Everybody sleeps (but not Fred) by Schneider, Josh, 1980- author, illustrator.

Everybody sleeps (but not Fred)

Although animals everywhere are sleeping, a youngster with an active imagination and a hefty to-do list resists bedtime with adventurous flair.

May 4, 2015
Pool by Yi, Chi-hyn (Illustrator).

Pool

Two shy children meet at a noisy pool and dive beneath the crowd into a magical undersea land, where they explore a fantastical landscape and meet various creatures.

May 4, 2015